Patent Number: 8,720,529

Title: Heat exchanger having a partition member for use in a vehicular air conditioning apparatus, and a vehicular air conditioning apparatus including the heat exchanger

Abstract: A heat exchanger for use in a vehicular air conditioning apparatus, including a plurality of first and second tubes; a first heat exchanger section, a boundary portion, and a second heat exchanger section; a plurality of first fins disposed on the first heat exchanger section and a plurality of second fins disposed on the second heat exchanger section; and a partition member formed at the boundary portion, wherein the partition member is made of a synthetic resin or synthetic rubber and in contact with the plurality of the first and second tubes and end surfaces of the plurality of the first and second fins at the boundary portion such that the partition member blocks the air from flowing between the first heat exchanger section and the second heat exchanger section.

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroto (Tochigi-ken, JP), Arai; Tatsunori (Utsunomiya, JP)

Assignee: Keihin Corporation

International Classification: B60H 1/00 (20060101); F28F 7/00 (20060101); B21D 53/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018