|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||312/406 ; 220/442 ; 220/444 ; 220/455|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 30 인용 특허 : 0|
An appliance cabinet such as a refrigerator cabinet is formed of sheet steel which is textured by coining along one surface and provides a substantially smooth surface on the opposite side. The coining operation results in shallow, projecting irregularities on the substantially smooth side of the sheet steel. Non-textured cabinets are formed by bending and joining the sheet steel to form a cabinet shell having the textured side of the sheet steel on the inside and a substantially smooth surface of the sheet steel on the outside. When a finished paint coa...
An appliance cabinet comprising sheet metal bent and joined to form the appliance cabinet, said sheet metal having an inner surface having grooves having a depth arranged in a pattern along said inner surface to provide a texture on the inner surface, said sheet metal having an outer surface having smooth, projecting irregularities resulting from the forming of said grooves and having a height substantially less than said depth of grooves, and a protective finish coating on said outer surface, said projecting irregularities causing said coating to provid...