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DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION (water and air traps, air venting F16) [2013‑01]
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Tubular elements; Assemblies of tubular elements (specially adapted for movement F28F 5/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/003
.
{
Multiple wall conduits, e.g. for leak detection (leak-detection in metal cooled nuclear reactor steam generators F22B 1/066)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/006
.
{
with variable shape, e.g. with modified tube ends, with different geometrical features (F28F 1/025, F28F 1/06, F28F 1/08, F28F 9/16, F28F 9/18 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/02
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Tubular elements of cross-section which is non-circular (F28F 1/08, F28F 1/10 take precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/022
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{
with multiple channels
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/025
. .
{
with variable shape. e.g. with modified tube ends, with different geometrical features (F28F 1/06, F28F 1/08, F28F 9/16, F28F 9/18 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2001/027
. .
{
with dimples
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/04
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polygonal, e.g. rectangular
{
(F28F 1/022 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/045
. . .
{
with assemblies of stacked elements
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/06
. .
crimped or corrugated in cross-section [2013‑01]
F28F 1/08
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Tubular elements crimped or corrugated in longitudinal section [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/10
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Tubular lements and assemblies thereof with means for increasing heat-transfer area, e.g. with fins, with projections, with recesses (crimped or corrugated elements F28F 1/06, F28F 1/08) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/105
. .
{
the means being corrugated elements extending around the tubular elements
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/12
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the means being only outside the tubular element [2013‑01]
F28F 1/122
. . .
{
and being formed of wires
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/124
. . .
{
and being formed of pins
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/126
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{
consisting of zig-zag shaped fins (F28F 1/105 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/128
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{
Fins with openings, e.g. louvered fins
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/14
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and extending longitudinally (F28F 1/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/16
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the means being integral with the element, e.g. formed by extrusion (F28F 1/22 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/18
. . . . .
the element being built-up from finned sections [2013‑01]
F28F 1/20
. . . .
the means being attachable to the element (F28F 1/22 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/22
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the means having portions engaging further tubular elements [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/24
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and extending transversely (F28F 1/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/26
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the means being integral with the element (F28F 1/32 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/28
. . . . .
the element being built-up from finned sections [2013‑01]
F28F 1/30
. . . .
the means being attachable to the element (F28F 1/32 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/32
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the means having portions engaging further tubular elements [2013‑01]
F28F 1/325
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{
Fins with openings
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/34
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and extending obliquely (F28F 1/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 1/36
. . . .
the means being helically wound fins or wire spirals [2013‑01]
F28F 1/38
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and being staggered to form tortuous fluid passages [2013‑01]
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F28F 1/40
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the means being only inside the tubular element [2013‑01]
F28F 1/405
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and being formed of wires
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/42
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the means being both outside and inside the tubular element [2013‑01]
F28F 1/422
. . .
{
with outside means integral with the tubular element and inside means integral with the tubular element (F28F 1/424 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 1/424
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{
Means comprising outside portions integral with inside portions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/426
. . . .
{
the outside portions and the inside portions forming parts of complementary shape, e.g. concave and convex
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2001/428
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{
Particular methods for manufacturing outside or inside fins
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 1/44
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and being formed of wire mesh [2013‑01]
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Plate-like or laminated elements; Assemblies of plate-like or laminated elements (specially adapted for movement F28F 5/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 3/005
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{
Arrangements for preventing direct contact between different heat-exchange media (F28F 3/10 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 3/02
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Elements or assemblies thereof with means for increasing heat-transfer area, e.g. with fins, with recesses, with corrugations (F28F 3/08 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 3/022
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{
the means being wires or pins
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 3/025
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the means being corrugated, plate-like elements
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/027
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{
with openings, e.g. louvered corrugated fins; Assemblies of corrugated strips
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 3/04
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the means being integral with the element [2013‑01]
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F28F 3/042
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{
in the form of local deformations of the element
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/044
. . . .
{
the deformations being pontual, e.g. dimples
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/046
. . . .
{
the deformations being linear, e.g. corrugations
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/048
. . .
{
in the form of ribs integral with the element or local variations in thickness of the element, e.g. grooves, microchannels
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/06
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the means being attachable to the element [2013‑01]
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F28F 3/08
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Elements constructed for building-up into stacks, e.g. capable of being taken apart for cleaning [2013‑01]
F28F 3/083
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capable of being taken apart
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/086
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{
having one or more openings therein forming tubular heat-exchange passages
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/10
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Arrangements for sealing the margins [2013‑01]
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F28F 3/12
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Elements constructed in the shape of a hollow panel, e.g. with channels
{
(F28D 1/02, F28D 1/03 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 3/14
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by separating portions of a pair of joined sheets to form channels, e.g. by inflation (manufacture thereof B23P) [2013‑01]
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Elements specially adapted for movement (arrangements for moving the elements, see the appropriate subclass for the apparatus concerned) [2013‑01]
F28F 5/02
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Rotary drums or rollers [2013‑01]
F28F 5/04
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Hollow impellers, e.g. stirring vane [2013‑01]
F28F 5/06
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Hollow screw conveyers [2013‑01]
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Elements not covered by group F28F 1/00, F28F 3/00 or F28F 5/00 [2013‑01]
F28F 7/02
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Blocks traversed by passages for heat-exchange media
{
(F28D 7/0008 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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Casings; Header boxes; Auxiliary supports for elements; Auxiliary members within casings [2013‑01]
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F28F 9/001
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{
Casings in the form of plate-like arrangements; Frames enclosing a heat exchange core
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/002
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{
with fastening means for other structures
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/004
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{
Common frame elements for multiple cores
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/005
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{
Other auxiliary members within casings, e.g. internal filling means or sealing means
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/007
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Auxiliary supports for elements [2013‑01]
F28F 9/0075
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{
Supports for plates or plate assemblies
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/013
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for tubes or tube-assemblies [2013‑01]
F28F 9/0131
. . .
{
formed by plates (F28F 9/0138 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0132
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{
formed by slats, tie-rods, articulated or expandable rods
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0133
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{
formed by concentric strips
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0135
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{
formed by grids having only one tube per closed grid opening (F28F 9/0132 and F28F 9/0133 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0136
. . . .
{
formed by intersecting strips
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0137
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{
formed by wires, e.g. helically coiled (F28F 9/0135 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0138
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{
formed by sleeves for finned tubes
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/02
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Header boxes; End plates [2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0202
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{
Header boxes having their inner space divided by partitions
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0204
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{
for elongated header box, e.g. with transversal and longitudinal partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0207
. . . .
{
the longitudinal or transversal partitions being separate elements attached to header boxes (F28F 9/0212, F28F 9/0217 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0209
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{
having only transversal partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0212
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{
the partitions being separate elements attached to header boxes
}
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F28F 9/0214
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{
having only longitudinal partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0217
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{
the partitions being separate elements attached to header boxes
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0219
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{
Arrangements for sealing end plates into casing or header box; Header box sub-elements (F28F 9/0236 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0221
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{
Header boxes or end plates formed by stacked elements
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0224
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{
Header boxes formed by sealing end plates into covers (F28F 9/0221 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0226
. . . .
{
with resilient gaskets
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0229
. .
{
Double end plates; Single end plates with hollow spaces
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0231
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{
Header boxes having an expansion chamber
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0234
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{
having a second heat exchanger disposed there within, e.g. oil cooler
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0236
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{
floating elements
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0239
. . .
{
floating header boxes
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0241
. . .
{
floating end plates
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0243
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{
Header boxes having a circular cross-section
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0246
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{
Arrangements for connecting header boxes with flow lines
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0248
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{
Arrangements for sealing connectors to header boxes
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0251
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{
Massive connectors, e.g. blocks; Plate-like connectors
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0253
. . . .
{
with multiple channels, e.g. with combined inflow and outflow channels
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0256
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{
Arrangements for coupling connectors with flow lines
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0258
. . . .
{
of quick acting type, e.g. with snap action
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/026
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{
with static flow control means, e.g. with means for uniformly distributing heat exchange media into conduits
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0263
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{
by varying the geometry or cross-section of header box
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/0265
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{
by using guiding means or impingement means inside the header box
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0268
. . . .
{
in the form of multiple deflectors for channeling the heat exchange medium
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/027
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{
in the form of distribution pipes
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0273
. . . .
{
with multiple holes
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0275
. . . .
{
with multiple branch pipes
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0278
. . .
{
in the form of stacked distribution plates or perforated plates arranged over end plates
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/028
. . .
{
by using inserts for modifying the pattern of flow inside the header box, e.g. by using flow restrictors or permeable bodies or blocks with channels
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/0282
. . .
{
by varying the geometry of conduit ends, e.g. by using inserts or attachments for modifying the pattern of flow at the conduit inlet or outlet
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 2009/0285
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{
Other particular headers or end plates
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/0287
. . .
{
having passages for different heat exchange media
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/029
. . .
{
with increasing or decreasing cross-section, e.g. having conical shape
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/0292
. . .
{
with fins
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/0295
. . .
{
comprising cooling circuits
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/0297
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{
Side headers, e.g. for radiators having conduits laterally connected to common header
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/04
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Arrangements for sealing elements into header boxes or end plates
{
(arrangements for sealing flow lines connectors to header boxes F28F 9/0248)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/06
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by dismountable joints [2013‑01]
F28F 9/08
. . . .
by wedge-type connections, e.g. taper ferrule [2013‑01]
F28F 9/10
. . . .
by screw-type connections, e.g. gland [2013‑01]
F28F 9/12
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by flange-type connections [2013‑01]
F28F 9/14
. . . .
by force-joining [2013‑01]
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F28F 9/16
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by permanent joints, e.g. by rolling (metal-working procedures in general B21, B32; particularly B21D 39/06, B23K) [2013‑01]
F28F 9/162
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{
by using bonding or sealing substances, e.g. adhesives (F28F 9/18 takes precedence)
}
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F28F 9/165
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{
by using additional preformed parts, e.g. sleeves, gaskets (F28F 9/185 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/167
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{
the parts being inserted in the heat-exchange conduits
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/18
. . . .
by welding [2013‑01]
F28F 9/182
. . . . .
{
the heat-exchange conduits having ends with a particular shape, e.g. deformed; the heat-exchange conduits or end plates having supplementary joining means, e.g. abutments
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/185
. . . . .
{
with additional preformed parts
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/187
. . . . .
{
at least one of the parts being non-metallic, e.g. heat-sealing plastic elements
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/20
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Arrangements of heat reflectors, e.g. separately-insertible reflecting walls [2013‑01]
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F28F 9/22
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Arrangements for directing heat-exchange media into successive compartments, e.g. arrangements of guide plates [2013‑01]
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F28F 2009/222
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{
Particular guide plates, baffles or deflectors, e.g. having particular orientation relative to an elongated casing or conduit
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/224
. . .
{
Longitudinal partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/226
. . .
{
Transversal partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2009/228
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{
Oblique partitions
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/24
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Arrangements for promoting turbulent flow of heat-exchange media, e.g. by plates (F28F 1/38 takes precedence; in general F15D) [2013‑01]
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F28F 9/26
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Arrangements for connecting different sections of heat-exchange elements, e.g. of radiators (connecting different sections in water heaters F24H 9/14,
{
connecting headers with inlet or outlet fittings F28F 9/0246
}
)
[2013‑01]
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F28F 9/262
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{
for radiators (F28D 1/0408 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/264
. . .
{
by sleeves, nipples
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/266
. . .
{
by screw-type connections
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 9/268
. . .
{
by permanent joints, e.g. by welding
}
[2013‑01]
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Arrangements for sealing leaky tubes and conduits (stopping flow from or in pipes in general F16L 55/10) [2013‑01]
F28F 11/02
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using obturating elements, e.g. washers, inserted and operated independently of each other (F28F 11/06 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 11/04
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using pairs of obturating elements, e.g. washers, mounted upon central operating rods (F28F 11/06 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 11/06
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using automatic tube obturating appliances [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for modifying heat-transfer, e.g. increasing, decreasing (F28F 1/00 to F28F 11/00 take precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 2013/001
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{
Particular heat conductive materials, e.g. superconductive elements (for thermal joints F28F 2013/006)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 13/003
.
{
by using permeable mass, perforated or porous materials (F28F 13/18 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 2013/005
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{
Thermal joints
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2013/006
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{
Heat conductive materials
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 2013/008
. .
{
Variable conductance materials; Thermal switches
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 13/02
.
by influencing fluid boundary (boundary-layer control in general F15D) [2013‑01]
F28F 13/04
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by preventing the formation of continuous films of condensate on heat-exchange surfaces, e.g. by promoting droplet formation
{
(F28F 13/18 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 13/06
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by affecting the pattern of flow of the heat-exchange media
{
(F28F 13/003 takes precedence; static flow control means in header boxes F28F 9/026)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 13/08
. .
by varying the cross-section of the flow channels [2013‑01]
F28F 13/10
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by imparting a pulsating motion to the flow, e.g. by sonic vibration [2013‑01]
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F28F 13/12
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by creating turbulence, e.g. by stirring, by increasing the force of circulation (F28F 13/08 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F28F 13/125
. . .
{
by stirring
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 13/14
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by endowing the walls of conduits with zones of different degrees of conduction of heat [2013‑01]
F28F 13/16
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by applying an electrostatic field to the body of the heat-exchange medium [2013‑01]
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F28F 13/18
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by applying coatings, e.g. radiation-absorbing, radiation-reflecting; by surface treatment, e.g. polishing [2013‑01]
F28F 13/182
. .
{
especially adapted for evaporator or condenser surfaces (F28F 13/187 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 13/185
. .
{
Heat-exchange surfaces provided with microstructures or with porous coatings
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 13/187
. . .
{
especially adapted for evaporator surfaces or condenser surfaces, e.g. with nucleation sites
}
[2013‑01]
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Removing ice or water from heat-exchange apparatus [2013‑01]
F28F 17/005
.
{
Means for draining condensates from heat exchangers, e.g. from evaporators (F28B 9/08 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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Preventing the formation of deposits or corrosion, e.g. by using filters
{
or scrapers
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 19/002
.
{
by using inserts or attachments
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 19/004
.
{
by using protective electric currents, voltages, cathodes, anodes, electric short-circuits
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 19/006
.
{
Preventing deposits of ice
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 19/008
.
{
by using scrapers
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 19/01
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by using means for separating solid materials from heat-exchange fluids, e.g. filters [2013‑01]
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F28F 19/02
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by using coatings, e.g. vitreous or enamel coatings [2013‑01]
F28F 19/04
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of rubber; of plastics material; of varnish [2013‑01]
F28F 19/06
. .
of metal [2013‑01]
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Constructions of heat-exchange apparatus characterised by the selection of particular materials
{
(coatings for modifying heat-transfer F28F 13/18; coatings for preventing the formation of deposits or corrosion F28F 19/02)
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/003
.
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/006
.
{
of glass
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/02
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of carbon, e.g. graphite [2013‑01]
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F28F 21/04
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of ceramic; of concrete; of natural stone [2013‑01]
F28F 21/045
. .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 21/06
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of plastics material [2013‑01]
F28F 21/061
. .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 21/062
. .
{
the heat-exchange apparatus employing tubular conduits
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/063
. . .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 21/065
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{
the heat-exchange apparatus employing plate-like or laminated conduits
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/066
. . .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
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F28F 21/067
. .
{
Details
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/068
. . .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
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of metal [2013‑01]
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Heat exchange elements made from metals or metal alloys
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from steel or ferrous alloys
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[2013‑01]
F28F 21/083
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from stainless steel
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[2013‑01]
F28F 21/084
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from aluminium or aluminium alloys
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[2013‑01]
F28F 21/085
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from copper or copper alloys
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[2013‑01]
F28F 21/086
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from titanium or titanium alloys
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/087
. . .
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from nickel or nickel alloys
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[2013‑01]
F28F 21/088
. .
{
for domestic or space-heating systems
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 21/089
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{
Coatings, claddings or bonding layers made from metals or metal alloys (F28F 19/06 takes precedence)
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[2013‑01]
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Features relating to the use of intermediate heat-exchange materials, e.g. selection of compositions (heat-transfer, heat-exchange or heat-storage materials C09K 5/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 23/02
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Arrangements for obtaining or maintaining same in a liquid state [2013‑01]
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Component parts of trickle coolers (arrangements for increasing heat transfer F28F 13/00; controlling arrangements F28F 27/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 2025/005
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{
Liquid collection; Liquid treatment; Liquid recirculation; Addition of make-up liquid
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for distributing, circulating, and accumulating liquid (spraying or atomising in general B05B, B05D) [2013‑01]
F28F 25/04
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Distributing or accumulator troughs [2013‑01]
F28F 25/06
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Spray nozzles or spray pipes [2013‑01]
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Splashing boards or grids, e.g. for converting liquid sprays into liquid films; Elements or beds for increasing the area of the contact surface (packing elements per se B01J 19/30, B01J 19/32) [2013‑01]
F28F 25/082
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{
Spaced elongated bars, laths; Supports therefor
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 25/085
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Substantially horizontal grids; Blocks
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[2013‑01]
F28F 25/087
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Vertical or inclined sheets; Supports or spacers
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for feeding gas or vapour [2013‑01]
F28F 25/12
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Ducts; Guide vanes, e.g. for carrying currents to distinct zones [2013‑01]
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Control arrangements or safety devices specially adapted for heat-exchange or heat-transfer apparatus (control arrangements in general G05) [2013‑01]
F28F 27/003
.
{
specially adapted for cooling towers
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[2013‑01]
F28F 27/006
.
{
specially adapted for regenerative heat-exchange apparatus
}
[2013‑01]
F28F 27/02
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for controlling the distribution of heat-exchange media between different channels (
{
static flow control means in header boxes F28F 9/026
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; arrangements of guide plates or guide vanes F28F 9/22, F28F 25/12)
[2013‑01]
F28F 99/00
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass [2013‑01]
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Prediction; Simulation; Testing (measuring quantity of heat conveyed by flowing mediums G01K 17/06) [2013‑01]
F28F 2200/005
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Testing heat pipes [2013‑01]
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Heat exchange conduits [2013‑01]
F28F 2210/02
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with particular branching, e.g. fractal conduit arrangements [2013‑01]
F28F 2210/04
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Arrangements of conduits common to different heat exchange sections, the conduits having channels for different circuits [2013‑01]
F28F 2210/06
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having walls comprising obliquely extending corrugations, e.g. in the form of threads [2013‑01]
F28F 2210/08
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Assemblies of conduits having different features [2013‑01]
F28F 2210/10
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Particular layout, e.g. for uniform temperature distribution [2013‑01]
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Fins [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/02
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Arrangements of fins common to different heat exchange sections, the fins being in contact with different heat exchange media [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/04
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Assemblies of fins having different features, e.g. with different fin densities [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/06
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Hollow fins; fins with internal circuits [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/08
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with openings, e.g. louvers (zig-zag fins with openings F28F 1/128, common transversal fins with openings F28F 1/325, corrugated fins with openings F28F 3/027) [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/10
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Secondary fins, e.g. projections or recesses on main fins [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/12
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with U-shaped slots for laterally inserting conduits [2013‑01]
F28F 2215/14
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in the form of movable or loose fins [2013‑01]
F28F 2220/00
Closure means, e.g. end caps on header boxes or plugs on conduits [2013‑01]
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Reinforcing means [2013‑01]
F28F 2225/02
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for casings [2013‑01]
F28F 2225/04
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for conduits [2013‑01]
F28F 2225/06
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for fins [2013‑01]
F28F 2225/08
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for header boxes [2013‑01]
F28F 2230/00
Sealing means [2013‑01]
F28F 2235/00
Means for filling gaps between elements, e.g. between conduits within casings [2013‑01]
F28F 2240/00
Spacing means [2013‑01]
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Coatings; Surface treatments [2013‑01]
F28F 2245/02
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hydrophilic [2013‑01]
F28F 2245/04
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hydrophobic [2013‑01]
F28F 2245/06
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having particular radiating, reflecting or absorbing features, e.g. for improving heat transfer by radiation [2013‑01]
F28F 2245/08
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self-cleaning [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for modifying the flow of the heat exchange media (in general F28F 13/06), e.g. flow guiding means (in casings F28F 9/22); Particular flow patterns [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/02
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Streamline-shaped elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/04
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Communication passages between channels [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/06
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Derivation channels, e.g. bypass [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/08
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Fluid driving means, e.g. pumps, fans [2013‑01]
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Particular pattern of flow of the heat exchange media [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/102
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with change of flow direction [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/104
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with parallel flow [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/106
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with cross flow [2013‑01]
F28F 2250/108
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Heat exchanger elements made of materials having special features or resulting from particular manufacturing processes [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/02
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Flexible elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/04
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comprising shape memory alloys or bimetallic elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/06
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composite, e.g. polymers with fillers or fibres [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/08
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pressed; stamped; deep-drawn [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/10
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made by hydroforming [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/12
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expanded or perforated metal plate [2013‑01]
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molded [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/143
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injection molded [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/146
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overmolded [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/16
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extruded [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/18
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sintered [2013‑01]
F28F 2255/20
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with nanostructures [2013‑01]
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Heat exchangers or heat exchange elements having special size, e.g. microstructures (micro heat pipes F28D 2015/0225; nanostructures F28F 2255/20) [2013‑01]
F28F 2260/02
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having microchannels [2013‑01]
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Safety or protection arrangements; Arrangements for preventing malfunction (control or monitoring devices F28F 27/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/02
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in the form of screens or covers (heat shields F28F 2265/10) [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/06
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by using means for draining heat exchange media from heat exchangers [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/10
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for preventing overheating, e.g. heat shields (thermal insulation F28F 2270/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/12
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for preventing overpressure [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/14
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for preventing damage by freezing, e.g. for accommodating volume expansion [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/16
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for preventing leakage [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/18
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for removing contaminants, e.g. for degassing [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/20
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for preventing development of microorganisms [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/22
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for draining [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/24
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for electrical insulation [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/26
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for allowing differential expansion between elements (floating header box elements F28F 9/0236) [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/28
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for preventing noise (by preventing vibrations F28F 2265/30) [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/30
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for preventing vibrations [2013‑01]
F28F 2265/32
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for limiting movements, e.g. stops, locking means [2013‑01]
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Thermal insulation; Thermal decoupling [2013‑01]
F28F 2270/02
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by using blind conduits [2013‑01]
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Fastening; Joining [2013‑01]
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by using bonding materials (brazing F28F 2275/04); by embedding elements in particular materials [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/025
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by using adhesives [2013‑01]
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by brazing (brazing heat exchangers B23K 1/0012) [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/045
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with particular processing steps, e.g. by allowing displacement of parts during brazing or by using a reservoir for storing brazing material [2013‑01]
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by welding (welding heat exchangers B23K 2201/14) [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/061
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by diffusion bonding [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/062
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by impact pressure or friction welding [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/064
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by induction welding or by using microwaves [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/065
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by ultrasonic or vibration welding [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/067
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by laser welding [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/068
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by explosive welding [2013‑01]
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by clamping or clipping [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/085
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F28F 2275/10
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by force joining [2013‑01]
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by methods involving deformation of the elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/122
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by crimping, caulking or clinching [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/125
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by bringing elements together and expanding [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/127
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by using form fitting connection, e.g. with tongue and groove [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/143
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with pin and hole connections [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/146
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with bayonet connections [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/16
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with toothed elements, e.g. with serrations [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/18
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by using wedge effect [2013‑01]
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with threaded elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/205
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with of tie-rods [2013‑01]
F28F 2275/22
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by using magnetic effect [2013‑01]
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Mounting arrangements; Arrangements for facilitating assembling or disassembling of heat exchanger parts [2013‑01]
F28F 2280/02
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Removable elements [2013‑01]
F28F 2280/04
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Means for preventing wrong assembling of parts [2013‑01]
F28F 2280/06
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Adapter frames, e.g. for mounting heat exchanger cores on other structure and for allowing fluidic connections [2013‑01]
F28F 2280/08
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Tolerance compensating means [2013‑01]
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Movable elements, e.g. being pivotable (elements specially adapted for movements F28F 5/00) [2013‑01]
F28F 2280/105
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with hinged connections [2013‑01]
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