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Use of Electronics Package As an Air System Muffler

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061376D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
McCollum, WE Rhodes, WT Sauer, DL [+details]

Abstract

Noise reduction in current copier/printer air system designs requires sound mufflers which in turn pose serious space problems. A design is described which utilizes enclosures contai the electronics packaging as mufflers to achieve the desired noise reduction and at the same time provide the necessary cooling of the electronics package.