Imported: 24 Feb '17 | Published: 06 Jan '04
USPTO - Utility Patents
An expansion device for refrigeration system having a piston which reciprocates to either open or close ports to increase or decrease the volume of atomized refrigerant liquid received from the condenser. Atomization may be enhanced by use of auxiliary ultrasonic or electrostatic atomization devices.
The above and other objects of the present invention will be more fully understood from the following description, claims and drawings in which:
1. A device for expanding and vaporizing refrigerant in a compression refrigeration system of the type having a compressor, condenser and evaporator, said device comprising:
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7. A device for expanding and vaporizing refrigerant in a compression refrigerator system of the type having a compressor, condenser and evaporation in closed communication, said device comprising an electrostatic atomization device interposed between said condenser and evaporator.