Patent Number: 7,131,278

Title: Tank cooling system and method for cryogenic liquids

Abstract: A system and method to transfer a cryogenic liquid from a station tank system to a recipient tank is provided. At least a part of said cryogenic liquid is stored at a first pressure higher than the pressure in said recipient tank and is cooled to a temperature below the equilibrium temperature for said first pressure. The cooled part of said cryogenic liquid is transferred to said recipient tank.

Inventors: Svensson; Orvar (Taeby, SE), Appelquist; Nils Yngve (Koeping, SE), Lindqvist; Kenneth Stig (Skarpnaeck, SE), Sahlen; Hans Gustav (Vaellingby, SE)

Assignee: Linde Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: F17C 7/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00