US 11,656,004 B2
Cooling system with flexible evaporating temperature
Shitong Zha, Snellville, GA (US)
Assigned to Heatcraft Refrigeration Products LLC, Stone Mountain, GA (US)
Filed by Heatcraft Refrigeration Products LLC, Stone Mountain, GA (US)
Filed on Apr. 5, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/713,968.
Application 17/713,968 is a continuation of application No. 16/939,262, filed on Jul. 27, 2020, granted, now 11,353,244.
Prior Publication US 2022/0228780 A1, Jul. 21, 2022
Int. Cl. F25B 1/10 (2006.01); F25B 41/20 (2021.01); F25B 41/40 (2021.01)
CPC F25B 1/10 (2013.01) [F25B 41/20 (2021.01); F25B 41/40 (2021.01); F25B 2400/051 (2013.01); F25B 2400/053 (2013.01); F25B 2400/23 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus comprising:
a first low side heat exchanger configured to use at least a portion of a refrigerant to cool a first space;
a second low side heat exchanger configured to use at least a portion of the refrigerant to cool a second space;
a first separator configured to receive refrigerant from the first low side heat exchanger, the refrigerant from the first low side heat exchanger comprising a first liquid portion and a first vapor portion;
a second separator configured to receive refrigerant from the second low side heat exchanger, the refrigerant from the second low side heat exchanger comprising a second liquid portion and a second vapor portion; and
an accumulator configured to receive the first liquid portion and the second liquid portion, the accumulator further configured to separate refrigerant within the accumulator into a third liquid portion and a third vapor portion.