|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||165/276 ; 165/096|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 26 인용 특허 : 0|
A compact vacuum insulation panel comprising a chamber enclosed by two sheets of metal, glass-like spaces disposed in the chamber between the sidewalls, and a high-grade vacuum in the chamber includes apparatus and methods for enabling and disabling, or turning "on" and "off" the thermal insulating capability of the panel. One type of enabling and disabling apparatus and method includes a metal hydride for releasing hydrogen gas into the chamber in response to heat, and a hydrogen grate between the metal hydride and the chamber for selectively preventing...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A portable variable conductance insulation heater/cooler device, comprising:(a) a container having an air outlet and an insulated handle;(b) a thermal storage medium within the container;(c) a variable conductance insulation ("VCI") adjacent said thermal storage medium, said VCI including:two hard sidewall sheets of metal positioned in closely spaced apart relation to each other and sealed around their edges by metal-to-metal welds to form a chamber therebetween, said chamber being evacuated to an extent sufficient to substant...