Cold storage device, in particular for an automobile

  • US 6,101,830 A
  • Filed: 12/03/1998
  • Issued: 08/15/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/03/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A cold storage device, comprising:

  • a storage medium for accumulating cold; and

    a storage medium carrier connected in a thermally conductive manner to at least one pipe, said at least one pipe being adapted to carry a heat transfer medium for charging or discharging the cold storage device;

    wherein said storage medium carrier comprises an absorbent material, and wherein said storage medium, in its liquid state, is essentially completely absorbed by the storage medium carrier.

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