US 10,462,933 B2
Modular fan assembly
Gray Daniel Milligan, Golden, CO (US); and Anthony John Pronozuk, Loveland, CO (US)
Assigned to Seagate Technology LLC, Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Seagate Technology, LLC, Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on May 15, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/595,455.
Application 15/595,455 is a continuation of application No. 14/301,783, filed on Jun. 11, 2014, granted, now 9,655,284.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/833,647, filed on Jun. 11, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2017/0311486 A1, Oct. 26, 2017
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H05K 7/20 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/20736 (2013.01) [H05K 7/20145 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An apparatus comprising:
a frame having a first side opposite a second side;
a first fan positioned proximal the first side;
a second fan positioned proximal the second side; and
a diverter positioned between the first and second sides, the first and second fans fluidically connected via first and second airflow pathways, the first airflow pathway passing from the first fan to outside the frame through a first aperture of the frame to the second fan through a second aperture of the frame, the second airflow pathway continuously extending within the frame from the first fan to the second fan.