Monthly Archives: March 2013

Modular Refrigerator Circa 1935

This curious little gem here is a modular refrigerator evaporator from a US patent granted 1935.  Available here.  The purpose of the invention being that it allows for the removal or replacement of a refrigerator’s evaporator coil (or at least

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Trying Not to Blow Myself Up

I advocate hydrocarbon refrigerants for vapor compression systems whether it’s refrigerators, dehumidifiers, split systems, whatever.  There are a lot of advantages to them over proprietary cocktails like R-134a, R-22, 410a and so on.  First of all, they are naturally found

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Future Plans

I’ve been thinking quite a lot about refrigerator designs and what steps I’m going to take in developing them.  I tend to take on a lot more than I can chew and then when it all becomes too overwhelming, I

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Refrigerator Cabinet Design – Part 2

In Part 1 I complained a good bit about the design of conventional refrigerators.  Since I was a little kid, I thought that surely their must be a better way make a refrigerator more convenient and at the same time consume

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Refrigerator Cabinet Design – Part 1

I have some issues with the current state of domestic refrigerators.  Anyone who has read my other posts is probably well aware of this fact.   A Better Refrigerator, The Killcap Refrigerator and Hand Crafted Refrigerators.  I have a great deal of

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