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Title: Refrigeration arrangement and methods for reducing charge migration

Abstract

A refrigerator appliance including a refrigerant circuit between a condenser, an evaporator, and a compressor that includes two conduits and pressure reducing devices arranged in parallel between the evaporator and the condenser. The appliance also includes a valve system to direct refrigerant through one, both or none of the conduits and pressure reducing devices, and a heat exchanging member in thermal contact with either one pressure reducing device, or one conduit between the pressure reducing device and the valve system.

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1351074
Patent Number(s):
9,618,246
Application Number:
13/400,844
Assignee:
Whirlpool Corporation DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0003910
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 21
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Litch, Andrew D., and Wu, Guolian. Refrigeration arrangement and methods for reducing charge migration. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Litch, Andrew D., & Wu, Guolian. Refrigeration arrangement and methods for reducing charge migration. United States.
Litch, Andrew D., and Wu, Guolian. Tue . "Refrigeration arrangement and methods for reducing charge migration". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1351074.
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abstractNote = {A refrigerator appliance including a refrigerant circuit between a condenser, an evaporator, and a compressor that includes two conduits and pressure reducing devices arranged in parallel between the evaporator and the condenser. The appliance also includes a valve system to direct refrigerant through one, both or none of the conduits and pressure reducing devices, and a heat exchanging member in thermal contact with either one pressure reducing device, or one conduit between the pressure reducing device and the valve system.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue Apr 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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