US Patent No. 10,919,637

TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR FUEL TANK INERTING SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,919,637
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Temperature Control System For Fuel Tank Inerting System
Inventorship Eric Surawski, Glastonbury, CT (US)
Assignee HAMILTON SUNSTRAND CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,919,637

1. A fuel tank inerting system for an aircraft comprising:a first air source;
a second air source, wherein the second source includes air provided from an outlet of a primary heat exchanger of an environmental control system;
an air flow including a mixture of air from the first air source having a first temperature and air from the second air source, distinct from the first air source, having a second temperature, the second temperature being cooler than the first temperature; and
at least one air separating module configured to separate an inert gas from the air flow.