US 10,215,456 B2
Refrigerant distribution device and cooling apparatus
Arihiro Matsunaga, Tokyo (JP); Masaki Chiba, Tokyo (JP); Minoru Yoshikawa, Tokyo (JP); Tadao Hosaka, Kanagawa (JP); Shunsuke Fujii, Kanagawa (JP); Akira Shoujiguchi, Tokyo (JP); Kenichi Inaba, Tokyo (JP); and Masanori Sato, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to NEC Corporation, Tokyo (JP); and NEC Platforms, Ltd., Kanagawa (JP)
Appl. No. 15/36,464
Filed by NEC Corporation, Tokyo (JP); and NEC Platforms, Ltd., Kanagawa (JP)
PCT Filed Dec. 5, 2014, PCT No. PCT/JP2014/006096
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 13, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/087530, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 18, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 2013-257936 (JP), filed on Dec. 13, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0282023 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
Int. Cl. F25B 39/00 (2006.01); F28D 15/02 (2006.01); H05K 7/20 (2006.01); F25B 23/00 (2006.01); F25B 39/02 (2006.01); F28D 15/06 (2006.01)
CPC F25B 39/00 (2013.01) [F25B 23/006 (2013.01); F25B 39/028 (2013.01); F28D 15/0266 (2013.01); F28D 15/06 (2013.01); H05K 7/20818 (2013.01); F25B 2500/01 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A refrigerant distribution device to distribute a refrigerant supplied from an upper stream comprising:
a main body including a side wall part, an upper face part and a bottom face part;
an upstream pipe provided on the upper face part in a manner communicating with an inside of the main body;
a downstream pipe provided in a state partially inserted inside the main body via an under face hole part provided in the bottom face part, wherein, an upper end of the downstream pipe facing the upstream pipe is closed with a refrigerant direction changer and a refrigerant inflow port is provided on a side face of the downstream pipe below the upper end; and
a tributary pipe provided on the side wall part or the bottom face part in a manner communicating with the inside of the main body.