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1. US09115913 - Fluid heater

Office
United States of America
Application Number 13420109
Application Date 14.03.2012
Publication Number 09115913
Publication Date 25.08.2015
Grant Number 09115913
Grant Date 25.08.2015
Publication Kind B1
IPC
F24J 1/00
FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
JPRODUCTION OR USE OF HEAT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
1Apparatus or devices using heat produced by exothermal chemical reactions other than by combustion
CPC
F24V 30/00
FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
VCOLLECTION, PRODUCTION OR USE OF HEAT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
30Apparatus or devices using heat produced by exothermal chemical reactions other than combustion
F28D 15/00
FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
28HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL
DHEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA DO NOT COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT
15Heat-exchange apparatus with the intermediate heat-transfer medium in closed tubes passing into or through the conduit walls ; ; Heat-exchange apparatus employing intermediate heat-transfer medium or bodies
Applicants Andrea Rossi
Leonardo Corporation
Inventors Andrea Rossi
Agents Occhiuti & Rohlicek LLP
Title
(EN) Fluid heater
Abstract
(EN)

An apparatus for heating fluid includes a tank for holding fluid to be heated, and a fuel wafer in fluid communication with the fluid. The fuel wafer includes a fuel mixture including reagents and a catalyst, and an electrical resistor or other heat source in thermal communication with the fuel mixture and the catalyst.