US Patent No. 9,781,866

VEHICLE POWER MODULE ASSEMBLIES AND MANIFOLDS


Patent No. 9,781,866
Issue Date October 03, 2017
Title Vehicle Power Module Assemblies And Manifolds
Inventorship Guangyin Lei, Dearborn Heights, MI (US)
Tienli Wang, Troy, MI (US)
Edward Chan-Jiun Jih, Troy, MI (US)
Michael W. Degner, Novi, MI (US)
Assignee Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,781,866

1. A vehicle power module assembly comprising:
a multi-level housing defining first and second chambers arranged with one another to form a stepped manifold for influencing
coolant flow, an inlet opening into the first chamber, and an outlet opening from the second chamber; and

a stacked array of frames to support the housing, each frame defining a channel in at least partial registration with the
outlet opening, and located proximate to at least one power inverter.