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Self Limiting Circuit for Heated Thermal Switches

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055042D
Original Publication Date: 1980-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bork, EP Goodman, HA [+details]

Abstract

A Circuit configuration is provided for the heated thermal switch assembly, used for blower failure detection, which automatically prevents heater burn-out in the event that power is either intentionally or accidentally left connected to the heater for a long period of time after loss of forced convection cooling.