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Title:
AN ALTERNATING NOTCH CONFIGURATION FOR SPACING HEAT TRANSFER SHEETS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/062929
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A heat transfer sheet for a rotary regenerative heat exchanger includes a plurality of rows of heat transfer surfaces each being aligned with a longitudinal axis extending between first and second ends thereof. The heat transfer surfaces have a height relative to a central plane of the heat transfer sheet. The heat transfer sheet includes one or more notch configurations for spacing the heat transfer sheets apart from one another. Each of the notch configurations are positioned between adjacent rows of heat transfer surfaces. The notch configurations include one or more lobes connected to one another, positioned in a common flow channel and extending away from the central plane and one or more lobes extending away from the central plane in an opposite direction and being coaxial. The lobes have height a relative to the central plane that is greater than the height of the heat transfer surfaces.

Inventors:
ATKINSON, Nathan (10460 Leisure Lane, Corning, New York, 14830, US)
SEEBALD, James D. (1904 Riverview Drive, Wellsville, New York, 14895, US)
YOWELL, Jefferey E. (713 Gleason Hollow, Portville, New York, 14770, US)
O'BOYLE, Jeffrey M. (2179 Scottsville Road, Scotsville, New York, 14546, US)
Application Number:
US2016/056209
Publication Date:
June 22, 2017
Filing Date:
October 10, 2016
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ARVOS, INC. (3020 Truax Road, Wellsville, New York, 14895, US)
ATKINSON, Nathan (10460 Leisure Lane, Corning, New York, 14830, US)
SEEBALD, James D. (1904 Riverview Drive, Wellsville, New York, 14895, US)
YOWELL, Jefferey E. (713 Gleason Hollow, Portville, New York, 14770, US)
O'BOYLE, Jeffrey M. (2179 Scottsville Road, Scotsville, New York, 14546, US)
International Classes:
F28D19/04; F28D21/00; F28F3/02; F28F3/04; F28F5/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010129092A12010-11-11
WO1998022768A11998-05-28
WO2000049357A12000-08-24
WO1998014742A11998-04-09
Foreign References:
US20110042035A12011-02-24
US6019160A2000-02-01
EP2700893A12014-02-26
US5983985A1999-11-16
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MUTCHLER, John H. et al. (MKG LLC, 306 Industrial Park Road Suite 20, Middletown Connecticut, 06457, US)
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