Apparatus and method for removing heat from high intensity light bulbs

  • US 7,982,376 B2
  • Filed: 09/21/2007
  • Issued: 07/19/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/21/2006
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A light bulb cooling device comprising:

  • an outer tube comprisinga first end,a second end, anda transparent lower portion;

    an inner tube comprisinga first end, anda second end;

    a hollow first end cap comprisinga coolant fluid supply inlet port, andan air duct sleeve,such that the first end cap provides a seal between the first end of the inner tube and the first end of the outer tube;

    a hollow second end cap comprisinga coolant fluid supply exit port, andan air duct sleeve,such that the second end cap provides a seal between the second end of the inner tube and the second end of the outer tube, so that an annular volume of coolant may be maintained between the inner tube, the outer tube, the first end cap, and the second end cap; and

    at least one light bulb assembly positioned within the inner tube, such that at least a portion of the inner tube in proximity to the bulb is transparent.

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