|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F25D-023/06 F25D-023/08 F25D-023/02 F25B-039/00 F25D-011/00 B29C-053/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 77|
A vacuum insulated cabinet structure for refrigerators and the like includes a plurality of vacuum insulated panels. The cabinet structure may include an “O” or “U” structure that is formed by folding a large panel assembly. The panels may comprise side walls that are heat-sealed together around the perimeters of the panels to form air-tight spaces having a vacuum.
1. A method of forming a vacuum insulated cabinet structure, the method comprising: forming a generally rectangular first blank from a sheet of material that includes a metal layer and a thermoplastic polymer layer;forming a generally rectangular second blank from a sheet of material that includes a layer of thermoplastic polymer material and a layer of material that is substantially impermeable, wherein the second blank includes a plurality of shallow pockets that open towards a first side of the second blank, the second blank including at least one gro...