Fluke Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 11 -- Fluke, Everett, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,366,315) developed by Allen Erik Sjogren, Park City, Utah, and Eric Nerdrum, Kaysville, Utah, for an "open-loop vertical drywell gradient correction system and method."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system and method are disclosed for controlling a drywell including a receiver having upper and lower ends with the lower end being more insulated than the upper and having a temperature sensor in thermal contact therewith. Upper and lower heaters are in thermal contact with the upper and lower ends respectively. A controller includes an integrated circuit having a temperature sensor. A reading from the integrated circuit is used to control power to the upper heater and reduce a temperature gradient between the upper and lower ends of the receiver."
The patent application was filed on March 16, 2011 (13/049,716). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,366,315&OS=8,366,315&RS=8,366,315
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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