Patent Number: 6,293,334

Title: Heat transfer assembly for a motor vehicle and method of assembling same

Abstract: An improved heat transfer assembly for a motor vehicle is provided.Typically, a heat transfer assembly has a fin/tube block consisting offlat tubes and corrugated ribs. The ends of the flat tubes are widened,and collection containers are installed at the widened tube ends.According to the invention, each collection container is kept openlaterally with respect to the longitudinal axis. Side parts have endsections with opposing front ends facing the collection container. Theseopposing front ends close off the open side areas of the collectioncontainers. One use of the heat transfer assembly is as a radiator in amotor vehicle.

Inventors: Ghiani; Franco (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE)

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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013