|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||62/307 ; 62/119 ; 62/338 ; 62/393|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 38 인용 특허 : 4|
A separate refrigeration system in a conventional refrigerator for dispensing a chilled carbonated liquid such as water or a beverage from the front door of the refrigerator and is comprised of a refrigerator having a freezer compartment wherein there is located a condenser. The condenser is interconnected with a combined evaporator-carbonator unit located in the front door. The freezer compartment accordingly acts as a heat sink for the condenser. The evaporator unit being integral with the carbonator, operates to chill the carbonator. When desirable, t...
Apparatus in a home refrigerator for dispensing a chilled carbonated liquid, said refrigerator having a freezer compartment and at least one external door mounted on the refrigerator, comprising: heat exchanger means for cooling a carbonator and including a heat absorber and a heat dissipator; said heat dissipator being thermally coupled to the interior of the freezer compartment, said freezer compartment thereby providing a heat sink for said heat dissipator; said carbonator being located in said door and being thermally coupled to said heat absorber an...