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특허 상세정보

Apparatus and method for dispensing ice from a bottom mount refrigerator

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) F25D-011/02   
미국특허분류(USC) 062/344;
출원번호 US-0236126 (2005-09-27)
등록번호 US-8353177 (2013-01-15)
발명자 / 주소
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인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 24  인용 특허 : 100
초록

A bottom mount household refrigerator is provided with an apparatus to permit the dispensing of ice. According to one embodiment, a sealed ice making compartment is provided within the fresh food compartment. The sealed ice making compartment may be located at the bottom, at the top, or along a side wall within the fresh food compartment. According to another embodiment, ice is made in the ice compartment, and lifted upward to a dispensing location through the door of the fresh food compartment.

대표
청구항

1. A bottom mount refrigerator including only a single evaporator comprising: a freezer compartment;a fresh food compartment located above the freezer compartment, the fresh food compartment being maintained at or below 40° Fahrenheit;a divider wall between said freezer compartment and said fresh food compartment;an ice compartment within the fresh food compartment, the ice compartment including a plurality of walls, said plurality of walls including said divider wall and wherein said ice compartment is mounted to said divider wall;an icemaker in the ice...

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