Global Patent Index - EP 0911597 A3

EP 0911597 A3 20000524 - Heat exchanger

Title (en)

Heat exchanger

Title (de)

Wärmetauscher

Title (fr)

Echangeur de chaleur

Publication

EP 0911597 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98118536 A

Priority

IT MI972380 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0911597A2] A heat exchanger of the type comprising a substantially tube-shaped casing (1) with an inlet (5B) and an outlet (5A) for a first fluid, and a plurality of tubes (2) arranged longitudinally in the interior of said casing (1); each tube is connected to an entry element (7A) and an exit element (7B) for a second fluid, the first fluid flowing through the casing (1) in contact with the outer surfaces of said tubes; the tubes (2) within the casing (1) are substantially directly in contact with each other and with the inner walls (11) of said casing and have a cross-section such as to form within the casing (1) a plurality of microchannels (10), parallel to the tubes (2), for the flow of the first fluid. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

F28D 7/00; F28F 1/02

IPC 8 full level

F28D 7/00 (2006.01); F28F 9/26 (2006.01); F28F 13/08 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

F28D 7/0041 (2013.01); F28F 1/06 (2013.01); F28F 9/26 (2013.01); F28F 13/08 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0911597 A2 19990428; EP 0911597 A3 20000524; IT 1295865 B1 19990528; IT MI972380 A1 19980310

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 98118536 A 19980930; IT MI972380 A 19971022