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COOLED ENCLOSURE

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
062457100 Portable receptacle 105
062448000 Movable unit of refrigeration producing assembly 87
062441000 Plural cooled compartments 66
062465000 With particular internal element support 22
062452000 With heat rejecting element enclosure or cooling feature 16
062459000 Ice support, e.g., container 4
20120055192BOTTLE CHILLER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A bottle chiller including a housing and an inner member positioned within the housing is presented, the inner member having a first portion and a second portion such that the first portion rests on the second portion, the inner member including a plurality of spaced apart openings. The first portion has a first diameter and the second portion has a second diameter, the second diameter being greater than the first diameter. The second portion of the inner member is configured to receive water and a vertical gap portion extending from an inner surface of the housing to an outer surface of the first portion of the inner member is configured to receive ice.03-08-2012
20080256973ICE BUCKET HAVING A SLIDING DISPENSER - An ice bucket is provided that includes an ice chamber, a dispensing tube, a base, and a sliding dispenser. The ice chamber has a chamber opening in a bottom wall. The dispensing tube is fixed to the bottom wall in communication with the chamber opening. The base has a base opening and a stabilizing bar. The sliding dispenser has a front lip, a depressed tray section, and a slider opening. The sliding dispenser is positioned through the base opening on the stabilizing bar so that an appendage of the dispensing tube is received in the depressed tray section. The sliding dispenser is movable between a retracted position and an extended position. The slider opening, in the retracted position, is blocked by the stabilizing portion. However, the slider opening, in the extended position, is unblocked by the stabilizing portion.10-23-2008
20120304684Ice Bin Assembly - In certain embodiments of the present disclosure, an ice bin assembly for a refrigerator is described. The ice bin assembly further includes an ice storage container having at least one upper guide element and at least one lower guide element. The upper guide element is located above a plane that intersects a center of mass of the ice storage container and the lower guide element is located below the plane that intersects the center of mass of the ice storage container. The upper guide element is configured to contact the upper docking element when the ice storage container is seated on the base and the lower guide element is configured to contact the lower docking element when the ice storage container is seated on the base.12-06-2012
20120055191Refrigerator - A refrigerator having an ice thermal storage device. The refrigerator includes a cabinet, a storage compartment defined in the cabinet, and an ice thermal storage device placed in the storage compartment. The ice thermal storage device includes a case including at least one heat transfer plate, and an ice thermal storage pack received in the case and arranged to come into contact with the at least one heat transfer plate.03-08-2012
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20130081421REFRIGERATOR - A refrigerator includes: a refrigerator main body having a cooling chamber; a cooling chamber door for opening and closing the cooling chamber; a shelf assembly provided within the cooling chamber such that a height thereof is adjustable; and a basket provided in any one of the refrigerator main body and the cooling chamber door such that a height thereof is adjustable. A space of the refrigerator main body or the cooling chamber door can be utilized to facilitate receiving and keeping food items.04-04-2013
20100043485TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED ENCLOSURES AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM USING THE SAME - A temperature chamber in which a device is tested is connected to a temperature-controlled air source for controlling temperature of the chamber. The temperature chamber includes thermal insulation formed on side surfaces of the chamber. A universal manifold adaptor for directing the temperature-controlled air directly to a device being tested is connected to the chamber. The temperature chamber also includes an exhaust system. A self-closing cable feed-through module is connected to an outer surface of the chamber. The feed-through module includes a first portion and a second portion, wherein cables are fed through the first and second portions into the chamber in a first position and the first and second portions form a leak tight seal around the cables in a second position.02-25-2010
20090113920APPARATUS FOR STORING FOOD - An apparatus for storing food includes a food storage chamber, a cooling device, a scroll-type fan housing with a fan, and a duct to guide cool air from the scroll-type fan housing to the food storage chamber. In some embodiments, the scroll-type fan housing is located to the left or right of the cooling device, and the duct is located above or below the cooling device and the scroll-type fan housing. In other embodiments, the scroll-type fan housing is located above or below the cooling device, and the duct is located on a left or right side of the cooling device and the scroll-type fan housing. These arrangements result in more usable space within the food storage chamber than other conventional arrangements.05-07-2009
20130067950ASSEMBLY FOR FREEZING A PLURALITY OF CONDITIONING TUBES EACH FILLED WITH A PREDETERMINED VOLUME OF BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE - An assembly is provided for freezing a plurality of conditioning tubes each filled with a predetermined volume of biological substance, in which each of the tubes is driven in rotation in a flow of cooling agent, the assembly including a cooling enclosure configured in order to be passed through by the flow of cooling agent and a conditioning unit which is removable and placed in the enclosure; the unit is provided with a greater capacity than the plurality of tubes in order to directly receive this plurality of the tubes, the enclosure is fixed and the assembly includes a unit for driving the conditioning unit in rotation, which unit for driving in rotation is provided with a connection interface on which the removable conditioning unit is placed.03-21-2013
20110011120Refrigerator Cooling System - The present invention refers to an improved cooling system for a refrigerator, preferably a domestic refrigerator, comprising a cell in which is located at least one compartment for the storage of food below freezing point, with said compartment being cooled using at least one wire tube evaporator arranged on at least one wall of said cell. It is provided for according to the invention that a wire tube evaporator (01-20-2011
20090235686FLUID TEMPERATURE REGULATOR - A fluid temperature regulator includes: a case, containing a refrigerant; a cooling/warming device, configured to cool/warm the case; and a storage, including an opening through which a circuit for transfusing fluid is to be inserted/removed. The storage is configured to house the circuit inserted through the opening and be in contact with the circuit. The storage is surrounded by the refrigerant and watertight for the refrigerant in the case.09-24-2009
20100300138Positioning foot unit of a domestic appliance - An adjustment foot unit of a domestic appliance, in particular an adjustment foot unit of a refrigerator unit and/or freezer unit, has a vertical adjustment device having a rotatable rod and a spindle rotatably supported in a housing and having a thread at least sectionally, with the rod and the spindle being connected to one another such that a rotation of the rod results in a rotation of the spindle, having an adjustment unit, in particular a nut, which is arranged rotationally fixedly and has a thread which is in engagement with the thread of the spindle as well as having a foot part displaceable relative to the housing, with the foot part and/or the adjustment unit having a sloped plane in which the adjustment unit is in contact with the foot part.12-02-2010
20120000239Cooler for Cylindrical Objects - The invention relates to a container for cooling at least substantially cylindrical objects, in which the container is provided with at least two cooling walls, each connected to the other in an annular lower sides, each having an outside wall and two side edges extending from the lower side to an upper part of the wall, the side edges of adjacent cooling walls tapering towards each other from the upper part to the lower side, and an accommodation chamber being formed in each cooling wall for accommodation of a removable cooling element, which accommodation chamber is bounded by a part of a substantially circular bottom contour, the outside wall and the side edges.01-05-2012
20100293987MULTIPLE UTILITY RIBBON CABLE - An elongated polymeric ribbon is mounted to the cabinet of a refrigerator/freezer or the door and at least one electrical conductor is integrally formed in the ribbon, which also integrally includes at least one fluid conduit. In one embodiment, the ribbon is mounted in association with an elongated spine, such that a module can be mounted anywhere along the spine and coupled to the polymeric ribbon for receiving operating utilities therefrom. This system provides the manufacturer with the capability of positioning a module requiring operating utilities at any desired location within a refrigerator/freezer cabinet and/or on the doors of the refrigerator/freezer. The ribbon connector is accessed by connections which allow dealers to customize refrigerators for individual consumers.11-25-2010
20080276642COOLER AND COOLER ACCESSORY WITH INTEGRATED LIQUID DISPENSER - A cooler comprising a container body having an exterior surface and at least a partially hollow interior. The container body has one or more receptacles formed within its exterior surface and extending into the hollow interior. The receptacles have enclosed bottom and side surfaces and open tops. The hollow interior of the container body is sealed and provides a fluid-tight reservoir to hold a fluid or a frozen or partially frozen fluid or gel. The container further contains a dispenser to permit the controlled release of fluid stored in the interior of the container.11-13-2008
20100275640REFRIGERATOR - A refrigerator including a refrigeration generator and an insulated interior space. The insulated interior space may include molded parts having a core comprising a porous insulating material and an airtight envelope. An internal air pressure of the molded parts is lowered relative to an ambient air pressure of the refrigerator, and the insulating material may include a nanofoam having a pore size of about 100 nanometers and less.11-04-2010
20090100859REFRIGERATOR - Disclosed is a refrigerator having a sensor cover slidingly-coupled to inside of a cooling chamber and accommodating a sensor therein. Since the sensor cover is easily coupled to or separated from the cooling chamber, damage of components is prevented.04-23-2009
20090241588Casing Structure for Refrigeration System and Method for Producing Casing Therefor - A component mounting plate (s10-01-2009
20090249823REFRIGERATION APPARATUS - An object is to provide a refrigeration apparatus capable of measuring a temperature in a storage chamber or the like by use of a measurement hole without influencing an installation environment. A refrigeration apparatus 10-08-2009
20120103006REFRIGERTOR COMPRISING VACUUM SPACE - This invention relates to refrigerators, and more particularly to a refrigerator in which a vacuum space is formed between an outer case and an inner case of a body thereof for enhancing a heat insulating function.05-03-2012
20100192620CONTAINER REFRIGERATION UNIT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - Disclosed is a structure in which part of an internal casing of a container refrigeration unit for cooling the container interior is reinforced, and which enables the internal casings to be produced more efficiently. A casing includes an external casing whose periphery is fixed to a container body to close an open end of the container body, and an internal casing which covers a container interior side of the external casing. The internal casing is formed by hot-pressing a material sheet as a resin material by a pair of mold halves, with the material sheet covering an entire press surface of one of the pair of mold halves and with a reinforcement sheet which is made of a glass fiber being layered at part of the material sheet.08-05-2010
20100192619Temperature conditioning device for a food transport container - In order to provide a temperature conditioning device for a food transport container for conditioning air disposed in an internal space of a container body of the food transport container with respect to its temperature that is user-friendly and easy to maintain, it is proposed that in a closed state of the food transport container the temperature conditioning device is insertable from the exterior of the container body into a wall of the container body of the food transport device and removable therefrom.08-05-2010
20100242525REFRIGERATOR - A refrigerator comprises: a case having a cooling chamber; a machine room disposed on one side of the case, and configured to accommodate a compressor therein; a condenser disposed on an outer surface of the case; and a heat emission unit configured to guide external air of the case for heat emission of the compressor and the condenser. In the refrigerator, heat emission of the machine room and the condenser is sufficiently performed, and a compact configuration of the machine room is implemented.09-30-2010
20100199708REFRIGERATION DEVICE WITH A HOLDER FOR A SECTION OF A REFRIGERANT LINE - A refrigeration device having a refrigerated chamber, a refrigerant line, and a refrigerant circulation system structured to transfer heat energy from the refrigerated chamber into the refrigerant circulation system via the refrigerant line. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, the refrigerant line may include a heat-emitting section in heat-conducting contact with a trim strip of the refrigeration device running below the refrigerated chamber.08-12-2010
20090113919APPARATUS FOR COOLING GOODS - An arrangement suitable for cooling goods includes a controller with a database in which at least one time interval and one desired temperature value valid in the time interval is stored. A regulator function is implemented in the controller, via which function the temperature, returned to the controller via a temperature sensor, of a thermally insulated interior is regulated to the desired temperature value as a function of the time interval by activation or deactivation of a cooling device. Since the goods—for example filled drinks—are only available cooled during the time interval, energy is conserved and the emission of carbon dioxide thus also reduced.05-07-2009
20110209495HINGE ASSEMBLY AND REFRIGERATOR WITH HINGE ASSEMBLY - Provided are a hinge assembly that is pivotably supported to a hinge plate for pivotably supporting a door, and which is provided with an integrally coupled retaining lever that selectively fixes the hinge plate, and a refrigerator provided with the hinge assembly. The hinge assembly includes a fixing member, the hinge plate, and the retaining lever. The fixing member projects to an upper surface of a refrigerator main body. The hinge plate is pre-fixed to the refrigerator main body, with a portion of the fixing member inserted in one portion of the hinge plate and a refrigerator door pivotably mounted to another portion of the hinge plate. The retaining lever is pivotably coupled to the hinge plate, to selectively retain the hinge plate through rotating horizontally about the hinge plate.09-01-2011
20100071403REFRIGERATOR - A refrigerator is provided that has an interior that is surrounded by an inner shell, the interior for storing refrigerated or frozen products. The refrigerator includes a control system that has a cold generator. A temperature sensor is arranged in the interior, wherein the temperature sensor is connected to the control system. A screen prevents contact between the temperature sensor and the refrigerated or frozen products.03-25-2010
20110016906Highly efficient cooling systems - Improved structures of cooling systems that may be used in air conditioning or refrigeration are described. To achieve a high efficiency in converting cooling effect from one or more cooling units, antifreeze liquid used to absorb the cooling effect is forced to pass through a box or container made out of graphite or thermally conductive metal or alloy holding a sponge-like structure or foam, also made out of graphite or thermally conductive metal or alloy, where the foam including open cells provides maximum surface contact with the liquid. Further the liquid is sprayed or vaporized onto the foam and passes through the foam by gravity or pressure. The cooled liquid is exited from the container for use in air conditioning or refrigeration.01-27-2011
20100251751Method for Monitoring the Gas Tightness of a Cooling System for a Refrigerated Vehicle and for Operating the Same and a Cooling System for a Refrigerated Vehicle and a Refrigerated Vehicle - The invention relates to a method for monitoring the gas tightness of a cooling system for a refrigerated vehicle comprising the following steps: recording of a chronological temperature sequence at least at a first point in the cooling system and the determination of any change in the temperature at the first point within a first time interval and comparison of the change with a first reference value and the triggering of a first warning signal in the event that the change exceeds the first reference value; and/or subjecting a line section of the cooling system to a positive pressure and blocking this line section and recording a chronological pressure sequence at least at a first point in the line section and the determination of any change in the pressure in the second point within a second time interval and comparison of the change with a second reference value and the triggering of a second warning signal in the event that the change exceeds the second reference value. The invention also relates to a method for operating a cooling system, a cooling system and a refrigerated vehicle, in conjunction with which use is made of the method according to the invention. The invention is characterized by high operating safety, operating reliability and economic viability.10-07-2010
20080264095Cold Room With Roof-Top Support Platform - A cold room building is disclosed having a prefabricated insulated housing (10-30-2008
20090282859System for Remotely Controlling and Monitoring a Food Refrigerator and its Content11-19-2009
20120060544REFRIGERATOR - The present invention relates to a refrigerator. The present invention improves a structure of a door and a storage basket, thereby making it possible to facilitate the storage and a drawing out of articles.03-15-2012
20120060543VACUUM INSULATOR FOR A REFRIGERATOR APPLIANCE - A vacuum insulator for portions of the refrigeration cycle of a refrigerator appliance is provided. The vacuum insulator can be applied to the suction line leading to the refrigerant compressor, the capillary tube leading to the evaporator inlet, and/or the capillary tube—suction line heat exchanger. An outer insulating layer is used to create a vacuum that serves to insulate the intended portion of the refrigeration cycle.03-15-2012
20120118003REFRIGERATED CONTAINER HAVING REFRIGERATION UNIT INTEGRATED WITH CARGO BOX - A refrigerated container includes a box-like structure having a floor, a pair of opposed side walls, a rear wall, and a roof panel defining an interior volume having an open forward end; and a refrigeration unit disposed in the forward end of the box-like structure and integrated into the box-like structure.05-17-2012
20120118002VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER, REFRIGERATOR HAVING VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER, AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER - Disclosed are a vacuum insulation member, a refrigerator having a vacuum insulation member, and a method for fabricating a vacuum insulation member. The vacuum insulation member includes: an envelope having gas impermeability and having a certain decompressed space therein; a core formed as a structure for maintaining a certain shape and disposed at an inner side of the envelope to support the envelope; and a filler formed as powder having micro pores and filled at the inner side of the envelope. The use of a glass fiber core can be avoided, an internal vacuum degree can be easily maintained, and a life span can be lengthened.05-17-2012
20120125039VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER, REFRIGERATOR HAVING VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER, AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING VACUUM INSULATION MEMBER - Disclosed are a vacuum insulation member, a refrigerator having a vacuum insulation member, and a method for fabricating a vacuum insulation member. The vacuum insulation member includes: an envelope having gas impermeability and having a certain decompressed space therein; and a core having a certain shape, having an empty space formed therein, and disposed at an inner side of the envelope to support the envelope. The use of a glass fiber core can be avoided, and thus, employing equipment for preprocessing the glass fiber core and time required therefor can be restrained and fabrication can be facilitated.05-24-2012
20100205999CONTAINER REFRIGERATION UNIT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - Disclosed is a casing structure by which stiffness of a casing of a container refrigeration unit for cooling the interior of a container can be increased without affecting the arrangement, shape, and maintainability of devices accommodated in the casing.08-19-2010
20120279249METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING TEMPERATURE OF A TEMPERATURE MAINTENANCE STORAGE UNIT - A temperature maintenance storage comprising a side, a compressor unit, and an insulation pack, with the insulation pack being generally flexible and containing a temperature control fluid. A refrigerant line for conducting a refrigerant extends from the compressor unit and to the insulation pack with the refrigerant line contacting the insulation pack. The insulation pack directly contacts the side and the compressor unit is selectively activated in response to monitored temperatures by a thermostat probe.11-08-2012
20120137722REFRIGERATOR HAVING COOLING AIR LEAKAGE PREVENTING MEMBER - Disclosed is a refrigerator having a cooling air leakage preventing member, the refrigerator including refrigerator a cabinet providing a storage space, a pair of doors disposed at right and left sides of a front surface of the cabinet and coupled to the cabinet by hinges, a cooling air leakage preventing member rotatably mounted to a free end portion of one of the doors and disposed longitudinal to the door, the cooling air leakage preventing member having a guide protrusion, and a guide installed at the cabinet and having a guide groove engaged with the guide protrusion upon opening or closing the door so as to rotate the cooling air leakage preventing member.06-07-2012
20130019631Food dispensers - A food product dispenser has removably-mounted self-aligning and self-orienting e.g. trapezoidal or triangular legs which, when mounted to the dispenser, tilt the top frontwardly, and/or a lid, hinged at the rear of the receptacle, which can be converted between a self-closing lid and a lid which is not self-closing and which can be retained open by gravity, including while the dispenser is in the frontwardly-tilted orientation. The dispenser tilting frontward such that a first imaginary plane extending across the receptacle, rear to front, at the top of the receptacle, intersects a second imaginary plane extending through the bottoms of the legs, in front of the receptacle, the hinge structure, the lid, and the receptacle as a whole, including the legs, cooperate to enable the lid to be opened at a sufficiently great angle relative to the tilted top of the receptacle, that the lid can be held open by gravity.01-24-2013
20130199236FOOD PRESERVING METHOD AND ITS DEVICE - A food preserving method includes the step of housing a conductive food tray in a cooling box, placing food on the food tray and cooling and preserving the food with an AC voltage and a DC voltage being simultaneously applied to the food tray. After a DC-AC simultaneous application period during which the AC voltage and the DC voltage are simultaneously applied, the food is cooled with only one of the DC voltage and the AC voltage being applied to the food tray. A food preserving device including a cooling box, a conductive food tray housed in the cooling box, an AC power supply used for applying an AC voltage to the food tray and a DC power supply used for applying a DC voltage to the food tray is characterizing in that the AC voltage and the DC voltage are simultaneously applied to the food tray.08-08-2013
20130139540REFRIGERATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A refrigeration appliance includes a refrigerated goods container having an interior. Disposed on the refrigerated goods container outside the interior is a first tube evaporator which is wound round the refrigerated goods container, and a second tube evaporator is disposed on the refrigerated goods container in a top region thereof inside the interior.06-06-2013
20130111942REFRIGERATOR - There is disclosed a refrigerator including an inner case that defines an exterior appearance of a storage space, an outer case spaced apart a predetermined distance from the inner case, a vacuum space provided between the inner case and the outer case, with being maintained vacuum, to insulate the inner case from the outer case, and a liquid-gas interchanger arranged in the vacuum space to generate heat exchange between refrigerant after exhausted from an evaporator and refrigerant before drawn into an evaporator.05-09-2013
20130091890SPECIMEN FREEZING RATE REGULATOR DEVICE - A system and method for concurrently and uniformly removing thermal energy from a specimen sample. A thermal insulating device is provided comprising an insulating material, the device having a plurality of chambers for receiving specimen samples, the device further includes a thermal ballast whereby the rate of thermal energy removal is controlled and influenced by the thermal ballast.04-18-2013

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