MASE patents and semi air cooled genset.

Discussion in 'Electrical Systems' started by fcfc, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. fcfc
    Joined: Feb 2005
    Posts: 781
    Likes: 29, Points: 28, Legacy Rep: 399
    Location: france,europe

    fcfc Senior Member

    MASE small genset use air cooled diesel engines. They are enclosed, including the generator, in a somewhat sealed box. The air intake of the engine is of course, outside this box.
    The inside of the box, and so the engine, is then cooled by a "MASE intercooler system", a radiator in which flow seawater. The seawater is then discharged in the engine exhaust.

    This cooling system is claimed to be patented ( ), but I have not been able to find any reference to a patent. Perhaps under another name than MASE.

    If someone could give me some information on this patent ...

  2. MattZ
    Joined: Aug 2005
    Posts: 65
    Likes: 2, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 21
    Location: British Columbia, Canada

    MattZ Junior Member

    You could always e-mail them and inquire about their patent. Many electric motors on marine vessels are already cooled by air/sea-water heat exchangers.
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.