US Patent No. 10,561,040

FLEXIBLE GASKET SEAL FOR DIRECT LIQUID COOLING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES


Patent No. 10,561,040
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Flexible Gasket Seal For Direct Liquid Cooling Of Electronic Devices
Inventorship Harvey Lunsman, Chippewa Falls, WI (US)
Tahir Cader, Liberty Lake, WA (US)
Michael Scott, Chippewa Falls, WI (US)
Assignee Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,561,040

1. An apparatus, wherein the apparatus comprises:a first plate and a second plate, wherein the second plate comprises a thermally conductive material having a thermal conductivity value sufficient to transfer heat generated by one or more devices to a liquid coolant;
a gasket that connects the first plate to the second plate, wherein the gasket is compliant;
a first stiffener plate and a second stiffener plate, wherein the gasket is positioned between the first stiffener plate and the second stiffener plate, the first stiffener plate is connected to the first plate with an outer portion of the gasket clamped therebetween, and the second stiffener plate is connected to the second plate with an inner portion of the gasket clamped therebetween; and
a channel that forms in between the first and second plates by connecting the gasket to the first plate and the second plate, wherein the liquid coolant flows within the channel to cool the one or more devices.