|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||62/338 ; 403/71 ; 403/80 ; 439/194|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 5|
A rigid crossover tube is provided to bridge from a refrigerator door to a refrigerator cabinet and to serve as a guide and protective cover for a water and/or electrical conductors connected to a door mounted ice and water dispensing apparatus. A fitting is provided in the bottom surface of the door. The tube is held in the fitting and is permitted to pivot relative thereto. The tube enters the cabinet through an opening in the base of the cabinet and is slidable therein responsive to pivotal movement of the tube when the door is opened or closed.
A refrigeration apparatus construction, comprising: a cabinet housing an ice making apparatus, a source of refrigerated liquid, and an electrical control circuit; a door hingedly mounted to said cabinet, the door including an electrically controlled ice and liquid dispensing apparatus positioned proximate said ice making apparatus; a liquid conduit connecting said dispensing apparatus to said liquid source; a plurality of electrical conductors connecting said dispensing apparatus to said electrical control circuit; a crossover tube slidably received in a...