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Title: Radiator debris removing apparatus and work machine using same

Abstract

A radiator assembly includes a finned radiator core and a debris removing apparatus having a compressed air inlet and at least one compressed air outlet configured to direct compressed air through the radiator core. A work machine such as a wheel loader includes a radiator and a debris removing apparatus coupled with on-board compressed air and having at least one pressurized gas outlet configured to direct a gas toward the face of the radiator.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Washburn, IL
  2. Chillicothe, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Caterpillar Inc., Deerfield, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
985166
Patent Number(s):
7418997
Application Number:
11/311,808
Assignee:
Caterpillar Inc. (Peoria, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B60 - VEHICLES IN GENERAL B60K - ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28G - CLEANING OF INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL SURFACES OF HEAT-EXCHANGE OR HEAT-TRANSFER CONDUITS, e.g. WATER TUBES OR BOILERS
DOE Contract Number:  
FC04-02AL68081
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Martin, Kevin L, and Elliott, Dwight E. Radiator debris removing apparatus and work machine using same. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Martin, Kevin L, & Elliott, Dwight E. Radiator debris removing apparatus and work machine using same. United States.
Martin, Kevin L, and Elliott, Dwight E. Tue . "Radiator debris removing apparatus and work machine using same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/985166.
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abstractNote = {A radiator assembly includes a finned radiator core and a debris removing apparatus having a compressed air inlet and at least one compressed air outlet configured to direct compressed air through the radiator core. A work machine such as a wheel loader includes a radiator and a debris removing apparatus coupled with on-board compressed air and having at least one pressurized gas outlet configured to direct a gas toward the face of the radiator.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2008},
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