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Title: Method and apparatus for improving the insulating properties of closed cell foam

Abstract

A filler of non-metallic, light transparent material is formed into particles or flakes and coated with opaque material and dispersed in closed cell foam to reduce overall thermal conductivity and, specifically, to reduce radiation heat transfer.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Lynnfield, MA
  2. Sterling, MA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
867789
Patent Number(s):
5010112
Application Number:
07/444,673
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08J - WORKING-UP
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08K - Use of inorganic or non-macromolecular organic substances as compounding ingredients
DOE Contract Number:  
19X-09099C
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; apparatus; improving; insulating; properties; closed; cell; foam; filler; non-metallic; light; transparent; material; formed; particles; flakes; coated; opaque; dispersed; reduce; overall; thermal; conductivity; specifically; radiation; heat; transfer; cell foam; closed cell; light transparent; thermal conductivity; heat transfer; transparent material; overall thermal; opaque material; insulating properties; parent material; /521/

Citation Formats

Glicksman, Leon R, and Lanciani, Arlene J. Method and apparatus for improving the insulating properties of closed cell foam. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Glicksman, Leon R, & Lanciani, Arlene J. Method and apparatus for improving the insulating properties of closed cell foam. United States.
Glicksman, Leon R, and Lanciani, Arlene J. Tue . "Method and apparatus for improving the insulating properties of closed cell foam". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867789.
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title = {Method and apparatus for improving the insulating properties of closed cell foam},
author = {Glicksman, Leon R and Lanciani, Arlene J},
abstractNote = {A filler of non-metallic, light transparent material is formed into particles or flakes and coated with opaque material and dispersed in closed cell foam to reduce overall thermal conductivity and, specifically, to reduce radiation heat transfer.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {4}
}

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