US Patent No. 10,485,145

COOLING SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT


Patent No. 10,485,145
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Cooling System For Electrical Equipment
Inventorship John J A Cullen, Derby (GB)
Assignee ROLLS-ROYCE plc, London (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,145

20. A cooled electrical conduction network comprising:an electrical network divided into two or more conductive sections, each of the two or more conductive sections being connected to a respective electrical equipment having superconductor material that performs a respective operation during use; and
a coolant network for maintaining the temperature of a coolant in each of the two or more conductive sections,
wherein the electrical equipment and each of sections of the coolant network corresponding to each of the two or more conductive sections are housed in each of section enclosures of the cooled electrical conduction network, the coolant network comprising a coolant interface located between each of the two or more conductive sections,
wherein the coolant interface is housed in each of intermediate enclosures that is isolated from the section enclosures in the cooled electrical conduction network, and
wherein the coolant interface comprises a coolant valve for isolating one section of the coolant network from other sections of the coolant network.