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Title:
REVERSIBLE RECEIVER, AND AIR CONDITIONER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/099323
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided are a reversible receiver and an air conditioner wherein it is possible to suppress the refrigerant pressure in a multi-type air conditioner from rising excessively during a heating operation even when the number of indoor units are reduced. Specifically, disclosed is an air conditioner provided with: a container (51) for storing a refrigerant; a pipe (52A) which extends from the bottom side to the upper side of the container (51), has an opening (53A) on the upper edge, is used to introduce the refrigerant to the container (51) when the air conditioner is in a cooling operation, and is used to remove the refrigerant from the container (51) when the air conditioner is in a heating operation; and another pipe (52B) which extends from the bottom side to the upper side of the container (51), has an opening (53B) on the upper edge, is used to remove the refrigerant from the container (51) when the air conditioner is in a cooling operation, and is used to introduce the refrigerant to the container (51) when the air conditioner is in a heating operation. Pipe (52A) extends further upward than pipe (52B). A communication hole (54) for connecting pipe (52A) and the inside of the container (51) is provided on the side surface of pipe (52A) and on a region positioned within the container (51).

Inventors:
KANBARA, Hiroshi (C/O MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD, 16-5, Konan 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 〒1088215, JP)
神原 裕志 (〒15 東京都港区港南二丁目16番5号 三菱重工業株式会社内 Tokyo, 〒1088215, JP)
SATO, Makoto (C/O MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD, 16-5, Konan 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 〒1088215, JP)
Application Number:
JP2011/050636
Publication Date:
August 18, 2011
Filing Date:
January 17, 2011
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Assignee:
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. (16-5, Konan 2-chome Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 〒1088215, JP)
三菱重工業株式会社 (〒15 東京都港区港南二丁目16番5号 Tokyo, 〒1088215, JP)
KANBARA, Hiroshi (C/O MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD, 16-5, Konan 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 〒1088215, JP)
神原 裕志 (〒15 東京都港区港南二丁目16番5号 三菱重工業株式会社内 Tokyo, 〒1088215, JP)
International Classes:
F25B1/00; F25B13/00; F25B43/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FUJITA, Takaharu et al. (37F The Landmark Tower Yokohama, 2-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 37, 〒2208137, JP)
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