EP1535005A4 - Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing - Google Patents

Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing

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Publication number
EP1535005A4
EP1535005A4 EP03767233A EP03767233A EP1535005A4 EP 1535005 A4 EP1535005 A4 EP 1535005A4 EP 03767233 A EP03767233 A EP 03767233A EP 03767233 A EP03767233 A EP 03767233A EP 1535005 A4 EP1535005 A4 EP 1535005A4
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Prior art keywords
device
operating
method
refrigeration cycle
evaporator icing
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Application number
EP03767233A
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
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EP1535005A2 (en
Inventor
Alan W Bagley
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Water Co
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Water Co
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Priority to US603578 priority Critical
Priority to US10/213,347 priority patent/US6701729B2/en
Priority to US213347 priority
Priority to US10/603,578 priority patent/US20040168451A1/en
Application filed by Water Co filed Critical Water Co
Priority to PCT/US2003/024574 priority patent/WO2004013548A2/en
Publication of EP1535005A2 publication Critical patent/EP1535005A2/en
Publication of EP1535005A4 publication Critical patent/EP1535005A4/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B41/00Fluid-circulation arrangements, e.g. for transferring liquid from evaporator to boiler
    • F25B41/04Disposition of valves
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B47/00Arrangements for preventing or removing deposits or corrosion, not provided for in another subclass
    • F25B47/006Arrangements for preventing or removing deposits or corrosion, not provided for in another subclass for preventing frost
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2400/00General features or devices for refrigeration machines, plants or systems, combined heating and refrigeration systems or heat-pump systems, i.e. not limited to a particular subgroup of F25B
    • F25B2400/04Refrigeration circuit bypassing means
    • F25B2400/0403Refrigeration circuit bypassing means for the condenser
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2400/00General features or devices for refrigeration machines, plants or systems, combined heating and refrigeration systems or heat-pump systems, i.e. not limited to a particular subgroup of F25B
    • F25B2400/04Refrigeration circuit bypassing means
    • F25B2400/0411Refrigeration circuit bypassing means for the expansion valve or capillary tube
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2600/00Control issues
    • F25B2600/25Control of valves
    • F25B2600/2501Bypass valves
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2600/00Control issues
    • F25B2600/25Control of valves
    • F25B2600/2515Flow valves
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2700/00Sensing or detecting of parameters; Sensors therefor
    • F25B2700/21Temperatures
    • F25B2700/2115Temperatures of a compressor or the drive means therefor
    • F25B2700/21151Temperatures of a compressor or the drive means therefor at the suction side of the compressor
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2700/00Sensing or detecting of parameters; Sensors therefor
    • F25B2700/21Temperatures
    • F25B2700/2117Temperatures of an evaporator
    • F25B2700/21174Temperatures of an evaporator of the refrigerant at the inlet of the evaporator
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2700/00Sensing or detecting of parameters; Sensors therefor
    • F25B2700/21Temperatures
    • F25B2700/2117Temperatures of an evaporator
    • F25B2700/21175Temperatures of an evaporator of the refrigerant at the outlet of the evaporator
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B47/00Arrangements for preventing or removing deposits or corrosion, not provided for in another subclass
    • F25B47/02Defrosting cycles
    • F25B47/022Defrosting cycles hot gas defrosting

Abstract

The present invention relates to a device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without icing of the evaporative surface (40) of the device using a hot gas bypass system (70, 72, 74) operated by a solenoid (75) controlled by a microprocesseur (60).
EP03767233A 2001-05-16 2003-08-04 Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing Withdrawn EP1535005A4 (en)

Priority Applications (5)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US603578 2000-06-26
US10/213,347 US6701729B2 (en) 2001-05-16 2002-08-05 Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing
US213347 2002-08-05
US10/603,578 US20040168451A1 (en) 2001-05-16 2003-06-25 Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing
PCT/US2003/024574 WO2004013548A2 (en) 2002-08-05 2003-08-04 Device and method for operating a refrigeration cycle without evaporator icing

Publications (2)

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EP1535005A2 EP1535005A2 (en) 2005-06-01
EP1535005A4 true EP1535005A4 (en) 2008-04-23

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US (1) US20040168451A1 (en)
EP (1) EP1535005A4 (en)
JP (1) JP2006516045A (en)
AU (1) AU2010200071A1 (en)
BR (1) BR0313416A (en)
CA (1) CA2494331A1 (en)
IL (1) IL166680A (en)
MX (1) MXPA05001437A (en)
WO (1) WO2004013548A2 (en)

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FR2535842A1 (en) * 1982-11-04 1984-05-11 Jaeger Regulation Device for detecting the thickness of ice
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IL166680A (en) 2010-05-31
CA2494331A1 (en) 2004-02-12
IL166680D0 (en) 2006-01-15
MXPA05001437A (en) 2005-12-06
EP1535005A2 (en) 2005-06-01
JP2006516045A (en) 2006-06-15
WO2004013548A3 (en) 2004-06-03
AU2010200071A1 (en) 2010-01-28
BR0313416A (en) 2007-07-31
WO2004013548A2 (en) 2004-02-12

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