Radiant heater for infant warmers

  • US 6,245,010 B1
  • Filed: 05/21/1999
  • Issued: 06/12/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/20/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An infant care center comprising:

  • a frame;

    a generally planar infant bed affixed to said frame and adapted to underlie an infant;

    a radiant heater affixed to said frame above said infant bed, said radiant heater comprising an infrared emitter and a reflector positioned with respect to said infrared emitter to reflect infrared radiation from said infrared emitter toward said generally planar infant bed, said reflector being formed in the geometric shape selected from the group consisting of an ellipsoid, a paraboloid and a hyperboloid, said radiant heater providing radiant energy to impinge upon said planar infant bed in a substantially uniform pattern.

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