|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F25C-001/24 F25C-005/06 F25C-001/10|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 175|
An ice maker is provided that includes a tray having recesses that can include ice-phobic surfaces. The ice-phobic surfaces may include ice-phobic coatings, textured metal surfaces, hydrophobic coatings or other surfaces configured to repel water and ice. The tray can be formed from metal material and may exhibit a fatigue limit greater than about 150 Megapascals (MPa) at 105 cycles. The ice maker further includes a frame body coupled to the tray, and a driving body that is rotatably coupled to the tray. The driving body is further adapted to rotate the ...
1. An ice maker assembly, comprising: an ice maker;a heater-less tray having recesses with ice-phobic surfaces for direct contact with ice pieces formed in the recesses by the ice-maker;a frame body coupled to the tray; anda driving body rotatably coupled to the tray,wherein the tray is formed from a metal material,wherein the driving body is adapted to flex the tray to dislodge the ice pieces formed in the recesses,wherein the ice-phobic surfaces comprise the metal material and are formed from the tray, andfurther wherein the metal material is selected ...