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Title:
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DEFROSTING COMPONENTS IN A TRANSPORT REFRIGERATION UNIT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/156102
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A transportation refrigeration unit, which is configured to defrost the evaporator coil of an evaporator, is provided with improvements to a power transfer mechanism (218). The power transfer mechanism (218) incorporates a coupling mechanism (236) that can transfer power from the condenser fan (206) to the evaporator fan (210). In one embodiment, the coupling mechanism (236) is encapsulated in a housing (226), which forms an interior cavity for receiving a lubricating fluid therein. The interior cavity is such that the coupling mechanism (236) is immersed in the lubricating fluid.

Inventors:
MCDONALD, Patrick (153 Whisperwood Lane, Athens, Georgia, 30605, US)
Application Number:
US2011/037172
Publication Date:
October 17, 2013
Filing Date:
May 19, 2011
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Assignee:
CARRIER CORPORATION (One Carrier Place, Farmington, CT, 06034, US)
MCDONALD, Patrick (153 Whisperwood Lane, Athens, Georgia, 30605, US)
International Classes:
F04D25/02; F04D27/00; F04D29/00; F25B27/00
Foreign References:
US3415072A1968-12-10
US2884107A1959-04-28
US3653223A1972-04-04
US3646773A1972-03-07
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
William W. Habelt (Registration No.29162) (CANTOR COLBURN LLP, 20 Church Street 22nd Floo, Hartford CT, 06103, US)
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