Accession Number:

ADD002764

Title:

Thermal Switch.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-18

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a sealed extensible bellows containing freon and a flexible wick provide a heat pipe, and fixed end of which is attached to a heat sink a cold body. The other movable end of the bellows carries a thermally conductive plate that moves from a nonengaging relationship to an engaging relationship with a temperature regulated surface at a predetermined temperature of the cold body.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE