|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B01D-024/10 B01D-035/02 F25D-023/12|
|미국특허분류(USC)||210/232; 210/285; 210/286; 210/443; 210/473; 210/5021; 210/506; 210/282; 222/18906; 62/339|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 46 인용 특허 : 21|
The present invention provides a water filtration apparatus for mounting on the exposed exterior surfaces of a refrigerator to provide filtered water to the interior of a refrigerator cabinet. The apparatus may be mounted on the exposed or visible surfaces of the refrigerator for ease of installation, monitoring, and filter replacement. A readily replaceable filter cartridge is also provided.
1. A water filtration apparatus for mounting on the exposed exterior surfaces of a refrigerator, said apparatus comprising:a housing defining a receptacle for receiving a replaceable filter cartridge, said housing having an unfiltered water inlet and a filtered water outlet, said housing further comprising a substantially flat side mountable generally flush against a flat exterior surface of the refrigerator and said receptacle defining a substantially flat receiving surface for said filter cartridge; said unfiltered water inlet being connectable to a co...