|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B23P-019/04 A47B-096/04 B29C-065/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||29/460 ; 312/406 ; 52/784.15 ; 264/046.5|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 10 인용 특허 : 0|
An insulated door for a refrigerator or other appliance having an external panel of an open box configuration without integrally molded inwardly directed flange portions, a plurality of separately installed trim pieces arranged around an edge perimeter of the external panel, the trim pieces having a socket region for snap engagement with the edge of the external panel, and a flange portion extending therefrom inwardly. An inside liner is applied over the trim pieces and a gasket is applied around the edge of the inside liner captured between the inside l...
[ We claim as our invention:] [1.] A method of assembling a refrigerator door comprising the sequential steps of:molding an external panel having an open box shape;molding an inside liner having an open box shape;placing a border trim onto an open face of the external panel;placing a gasket around an open face of the inside liner;foaming insulation placed between said external panel and said inside liner;clamping together said external panel and said inside liner, with said inside liner held closely to said border trim; andcuring said insulation to hold ...