|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F25D-023/06 H04R-003/12 F25D-023/02 F25B-039/00 F25D-011/00 B29C-053/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 32|
A vacuum insulated cabinet structure includes panels having sheet metal outer side walls and polymer inner side walls. The polymer inner side walls are heat-sealed to a layer of polymer material laminated to a flat sheet metal blank to form vacuum cavities. The blank is then bent along fold lines to form a cabinet structure.
1. A method of fabricating a vacuum insulated refrigerator cabinet structure, the method comprising: forming an outer cabinet skin blank, the blank including an elongated portion having a generally rectangular perimeter with elongated side edges and end edges extending between the side edges, the blank defining a plurality of bend lines extending between the side edges to define a plurality of generally planar panel regions, and wherein the outer cabinet skin blank comprises a sheet of material that includes a metal layer and an outer layer of thermoplas...