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20130026895WASHING MACHINE HAVING ENHANCED COUPLING STRUCTURE AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - A washing machine including a tub which is configured to accommodate water; a rotating tub which is disposed at the inside of the tub; at least one boss which is protruded from the tub and equipped with a coupling hole; a weight balance which is equipped with at least one insertion hole at which at least one boss is inserted; a pin body which is inserted at the coupling hole of the boss, and a pin which is equipped with a pin head which is extended from the pin body for preventing the weight balance from separating away, and the pin body includes at least one boss weld metal zone which is metal-welded at the inner surface of the coupling hole for the pin to be fixed to the boss.01-31-2013
20100156256DISHWASHER - A dishwasher includes a wash compartment with a retainer, a water connector supported by the retainer and that connects a supply line from a water supply network to a liquid line system of the dishwasher.06-24-2010
20120161594LAUNDRY TREATING APPARATUS - There may be disclosed a laundry treating apparatus including a cabinet configured to define a profile thereof, the cabinet comprising a laundry introduction opening formed therein, a door configured to open and close the laundry introduction opening, a hinge unit comprising a first pivot to rotate the door along a first rotational direction and a second pivot to rotate a second rotational direction that is different from the first rotational direction, and a securing member configured to secure the door to the first pivot or the second pivot, when the door is rotated.06-28-2012
20090195130Household Electrical Appliance - A household electrical appliance, in particular a washing machine, a dishwasher, a refrigerator, a tumble dryer or the like, is provided. The household electrical appliance includes a body portion and a cover for covering relationship with the body portion. The cover includes a panel with an upper face, a lower face, and lateral sections, and a protector in surrounding relationship with the lateral sections that surrounds them, the panel being formed at least partially of glass08-06-2009
20120169193WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine including a main body and a control panel mounted to the main body. The control panel includes a control panel frame assembled to the main body, a circuit board housing coupled to a rear side of the control panel frame and having an open rear side, and a circuit board accommodated in the circuit board housing. The circuit board is inserted into the circuit board housing through the open rear side of the circuit board housing such that a front surface thereof, on which light emitting elements to display operational modes of the washing machine are mounted, faces an inner wall surface of a front wall portion of the circuit board housing.07-05-2012
20100141104DISHWASHER WITH TOP MOUNTED TOUCHSCREEN - A dishwasher includes a tub having a door that provides access to the tub. The door has a handle which extends a top surface of the door beyond a front surface of the door. A touchscreen panel is mounted to the top surface of a door to provide a user interface. The user interface includes a carrousel of icons via which a user may select a wash cycle. The user interface further includes a programmed delay interface via which a user may specify a desired start time and/or stop time for the wash cycle. The user interface may further provide the user with usage guidance to aid the user in the usage of the dishwasher.06-10-2010
20100141103DOOR ASSEMBLY FOR A DISHWASHING APPLIANCE, AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS - A dishwashing appliance door assembly and associated apparatus are provided. An inner door member has a console member about the upper end thereof and is pivotable about a lower end thereof with a tub portion. One of the inner door member and console member includes a first handle device engaged therewith. An outer panel member is operably and removably engaged with the inner door member and/or console member, and extends laterally to substantially cover the second surface and console member. The outer panel member is at least partially disposed between a second handle device and the inner door member and console member. The inner door member is pivotable with respect to the tub portion via the second handle device when the outer panel member is operably engaged with the inner door member, and is pivotable via the first handle device when the outer panel member is removed therefrom.06-10-2010
20090121594Support Structure for a Clothes Washing Machine - A support structure for a clothes washing machine is provided. The support structure comprises a frame that includes attachment means for rigidly coupling a washing tub inside which there is mounted a drum arranged to rotate with respect to an axis that is substantially horizontal, or slightly tilted with respect to a horizontal direction, and support means for installing a motor for driving the drum. The frame is made up of resistant elements comprising metallic plate elements shaped by cutting and folding, assembled and joined together by screw or deformation attachment devices, or by welding. The frame can be linked by a suspension system to a base constructed in a similar way, or frame can be rigidly joined to the base.05-14-2009
20090015118Molded plastic support frame for a drawer-type dishwasher - A support frame for a drawer-type dishwasher includes a top section and opposing side sections formed from a plurality of support members which define an open lattice work and establish a cavity for a slidable dishwasher drawer. The support frame also includes first and second rail supports that are provided on respective ones of the opposing side sections. The first and second rail supports are designed to support corresponding first and second extensible rails which, in turn, support the wash tub for movement relative to the frame. In addition, the support frame includes lid support elements for a mechanism that provides shifting of a lid member relative to the wash tub.01-15-2009
20130038186DISHWASHER - A dishwasher that enables a user to adjust a load of a spring depending on material and weight of a cover that is attached to a door of the dishwasher. The dishwasher includes a housing having a bottom, a rear, and side covers, a door rotatably installed on a front surface of the housing, a door hinge installed onto each lower end of the door while being rotatably coupled to the housing, a spring configured to adjust a rotation of the door, and an apparatus of adjusting the spring configured to adjust a load of the spring. The apparatus includes a movable bracket connected to the spring, an adjustment member which enables the movable bracket to move up and down, and a support bracket configured to support the adjustment member. A position verification hole is perforated through the housing such that the apparatus is checked from outside the housing.02-14-2013
20100109494Home Appliance and washing machine - A home appliance and a washing machine are provided. With a configuration in which an ornament having a patterned portion on which a predetermined image is formed and a transparent member placed on an outer surface of the ornament are closely attached to each other, it is possible to prevent water from entering a gap between the ornament and the transparent member.05-06-2010
20130069505DISHWASHER WITH MULTI-PIECE TUB - A dishwasher for automatically executing a cycle of operation for treatment of dishes includes a tub having multiple walls at least partially defining a treating chamber for receiving dishes for treatment wherein at least one of the multiple walls is thermoformed from sheet material and a method of making a tub for a dishwasher.03-21-2013
20130069506DISHWASHER WITH MULTI-PIECE TUB - A tub for a dishwasher where the tub includes at least a first panel and a second panel to form a multi-piece tub. The tub may at least partially define a treating chamber for receiving dishes and the dishwasher may be configured to automatically execute a treating cycle within the treating chamber.03-21-2013
20110006649COVER FOR AN INSPECTION GLASS OF A WASHER AND/OR DRYER DOOR, WASHER AND/OR DRYER DOOR COMPRISING A COVER FOR AN INSPECTION GLASS, AND WASHER AND/OR DRYER COMPRISING A DOOR THAT HAS A COVER FOR AN INSPECTION GLASS - A door of a washer and/or a dryer, the door including a frame to hinge the door to a machine housing of the washer and/or dryer, an inspection glass, and a cover for the inspection glass, wherein the cover has two essentially opposite main sides and an outer circumferential zone. Smooth conical surfaces of the cover and of the frame are in contact with one another to hold the cover in the frame, and the circumferential zone tapers in an area of a contact surface towards the frame.01-13-2011
20130057130GASKET APPLICABLE TO LAUNDRY TREATMENT APPARATUS, LAUNDRY TREATMENT APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD AND INJECTION MOLD FOR THE SAME - A gasket and a manufacturing method and injection mold for the same are disclosed herein, in which the gasket includes a body composed of an injection molded product made from a thermoplastic elastomer while having a hollow portion and a circumferential portion enclosing a periphery of the hollow portion, and a lip which protrudes from an edge of the circumferential portion toward the hollow portion. The gasket includes a front surface coming into contact with a door when the gasket is installed in a laundry treatment apparatus and a back surface disposed behind the front surface. The back surface of the lip may be formed with an overflow protrusion during molding of the gasket. The overflow protrusion may be molded later than the lip, thereby preventing generation of poor molding at the front surface of the lip.03-07-2013
20130057129WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine having a coupling structure configured to economically and strongly couple component parts to each other, the washing machine including a frame forming an exterior, an upper cover coupled to an upper portion of the frame and provided with an opening unit to which a laundry is introduced, an electronic part accommodating plate coupled to an rear portion of the upper cover, and a connection unit provided at the electronic part accommodating plate and extended toward a lower direction from a lower portion of the electronic part accommodating plate.03-07-2013
20090091221LAUNDRY MACHINE - Disclosed is a laundry machine comprising a stainless steel cover forming an appearance and burr shielding portions for shielding burrs occurring on the cover. The laundry machine is provided with the cover of the stainless steel, accordingly it is capable of implementing an excellent appearance, and provided with the burr shielding portions for shielding the burrs occurring on the cover, accordingly it is capable of preventing a user from being damaged of injured due to the burrs.04-09-2009
20110012486STATIONARY HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, IN PARTICULAR A DISHWASHER - A stationary household appliance having a door that is pivotably mounted on the stationary household appliance by a joint. The stationary household appliance also has a noise damper that is provided in a region of the joint.01-20-2011
20110012485FREESTANDING HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - A household appliance including a mounting aid that has at least two functional parts that are separated from one another by at least one separation point.01-20-2011
20110279004AUTOMATIC WAREWASHING MACHINE, IN PARTICULAR A HOUSEHOLD DISHWASHER, HAVING AN AUTOMATICALLY OPENABLE DOOR - An automatic warewashing machine includes a washing chamber, a hinged door configured to close the washing chamber, and a force-locking latching mechanism configured to hold the door in a closed position and release the door in response to a pulling force. The force-locking latching mechanism is disposed on the washing chamber or on a body enclosing the washing chamber. A door opening system is also included and has a push-open unit configured to automatically open the door to at least an ajar position. The push-open unit includes a motor-driven push-type opening bar.11-17-2011
20110127891APPLIANCE AND LID ASSEMBLY - A washing appliance including a wash receptacle and a lid assembly for closing an open top of the wash receptacle. At least a peripheral portion of the lid assembly is movable toward and away from the open top of the wash receptacle between a sealed condition contacting contact portions of the periphery of the open top and an unsealed condition spaced away from the periphery of the open top. The lid assembly is generally rectangular and has front, rear and side portions. In the closed condition the peripheral portion of the lid assembly is urged against the top of the receptacle by forces applied to opposed side edge portions of the lid assembly. Front and rear portions of the contact portion of the receptacle periphery are planar and the peripheral portion of the lid structure is curved across front and rear contact portions, to be closer to the receptacle periphery in central portions of the front and rear contact portions than lateral portions of the front and rear contact portions.06-02-2011
20120032569Appliance Door Prop Mechanism - A latch plate and striker assembly serve also to prop open the door of a front load laundry washer or other washing or laundry appliance, so as to releasably maintain the door in an open, chamber venting position (regardless of whether the appliance installation is perfectly level). The latch plate also includes a ramped receptacle, and the strike structure includes a prong designed to be guided into the receptacle by the ramp, to align (as necessary) the door strike with the door latch/lock as the door is closed.02-09-2012
20110285260LAUNDRY MACHINE - A laundry machine for treating laundry is disclosed. The laundry machine includes a front gasket (11-24-2011
20090146536Washing machine - A washing machine is disclosed. A washing machine includes a tub holding wash water, a drum rotatable within the tub to hold laundry, a first cabinet forming a first space provided with the tub and the drum to wash laundry, a second cabinet forming a second space for additional function, the second cabinet formed as one body with the first cabinet, and a single partition wall provided between the first and second cabinets to partition off the second space from the first space, wherein the second cabinet comprises a first frame and a second frame provided in both opposite portions out of front and rear portions and side portions of the second cabinet, the first and second frames having a rectangular shape.06-11-2009
20120104912LAUNDRY MACHINE - Disclosed is a laundry machine which treats laundry. A hearing housing (05-03-2012
20100187958DISHWASHER HAVING SOUND ATTENUATING STRUCTURES - Embodiments of dishwashers with sound attenuating properties are provided. The dishwashers include one or more laminated structures for attenuating sound. The structure may include a layer of an acoustic tape having a plurality of bi-direction fibers configured to redirect and convert sound generated by the dishwasher into heat such that the sound perceivable outside the dishwasher is reduced. The structure may further include one or more layers of foam for absorbing sound and one or more layers of vinyl for converting sound into heat. Panels of the laminated structure may be positioned in, around, and along the toe plate assembly, the door assembly, the base and tub of the dishwasher, and framing elements of the dishwasher.07-29-2010
20130214660HINGE FOR AN APPLIANCE - The present subject matter provides a hinge for an appliance. The hinge is rotatably mounted to a cabinet of the appliance. The hinge includes a foot configured for receipt by a door of the appliance. Specifically, the foot has a tip that is configured for receipt into a cavity of the door and a substantially planar portion configured to be positioned adjacent a pocket of the door.08-22-2013
20090153004LAUNDRY DEVICE - A washing machine is disclosed, by which assembly and disassembly of a control panel (06-18-2009
20110062840COUNTERBALANCE ASSEMBLY FOR A DISHWASHER DOOR AND ASSOCIATED METHOD - A dishwasher is provided, comprising a door pivotably attached to a body and having a counterbalance assembly coupled therebetween for facilitating pivoting of the door, wherein the counterbalance assembly includes a biasing member coupled to the body and serially engaged with a flexible element coupled to the door, and a guide member secured to the body and including a fixed arcuate member defining a first guide track, and a pulley rotatable about an axis and defining a second guide track, wherein the flexible element is at least partially wrapped about each of the fixed arcuate member and the pulley so as to serially engage the first and second guide tracks, and wherein the first guide track of the fixed arcuate member is offset from the second guide track of the pulley along the axis thereof.03-17-2011
20110062839LAUNDRY TREATING APPARATUS - The laundry treating apparatus includes a cabinet forming an external appearance of the laundry treating apparatus, the cabinet having a laundry entrance opening for introducing laundry therethrough, a door rotatably coupled to the cabinet for opening and closing the laundry entrance opening, a hook provided at the door, and a door switch provided at the cabinet such that the hook can be latched to the door switch to prevent the door from being opened. The door switch separates the hook for opening the door.03-17-2011
20110062838DRUM TYPE WASHING MACHINE - In one aspect, a drum type washing machine includes a body having a front surface thereof with an entrance opening for entrance/exit of laundry, and a front door rotatably coupled at one end thereof to the front surface of the body and serving to open or close the entrance opening. A supporting unit is installed to the front door and is adapted to come into contact with the body upon opening or closing of the entrance opening, thereby serving to keep the front door at a predetermined distance from the body.03-17-2011
20110062837WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine comprising a cabinet open at an upper portion, a top cover coupled to the upper portion of the cabinet and including an opening for loading and unloading laundry therethrough, a lid assembly rotatably coupled to the top cover to open and close the opening, and a first hinge unit connecting the lid assembly with the top cover and reducing a speed of closing the lid assembly is provided. In the washing machine, the closing speed of the lid assembly is reduced to mitigate shock between the lid assembly and the top cover.03-17-2011
20090267467Dishwasher - A dishwasher includes a washing compartment having a base wall with a retaining element, and a mains current connection element mounted on the retaining element with which a mains cable can be electrically contacted to the dishwasher.10-29-2009
20090033185Washing Machine - Provided is a washing machine. The washing machine includes a front portion that forms the front of the washing machine and a deco panel. The deco panel is installed around the perimeter of the front portion to cover the front portion.02-05-2009
20080238274Noise-suppressing dishwasher - Disclosed is a dishwasher that excludes operating noise transferred forwardly through a gap between a lower end of a main body and a mounting surface, thus minimizing noise perceived by a user. The dishwasher includes a main body provided with a washing chamber; and a front panel installed at a lower part of a front surface of the main body, and provided with a lower part covering a gap between the lower end of the main body and a mounting surface. The front panel includes a closure made of a flexible material connected to the lower part of the front panel.10-02-2008
20080290770Composite Tub Body For A Dishwasher - A dishwasher tub includes a main body having opposing side walls that are interconnected by a rear wall, all formed from a multi-layered composite material. A cap member is joined atop the opposing side and rear walls, a base member is joined to lower edge portions of the opposing side walls and rear wall, and a frontal halo member is mounted between the cap and base member to define an overall washing chamber having a front opening. Preferably, the multi-layered composite material includes an inner stainless layer, a rigid layer and an outer protective layer, such as a layer of stainless steel, a rigid polyester mat, and a protective layer of hard plastic or aluminum foil. The outer layer also preferably serves as a shipping container for the dishwasher, enabling components of the dishwasher to be transported to a designated location for final assembly.11-27-2008
20100264789SPA APPARATUS - Spa apparatuses are provided. In this regard, a representative spa apparatus, among others, includes a basin structure and housing. The housing has an outer surface that has a partial oval shape and an opening that is located in front of the housing and designed to contain a chair. The housing is coupled to the basin structure at a bottom portion of the housing.10-21-2010
20100201236SUPPORTER AND PEDESTAL AND WASHING/DRYING MACHINE HAVING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a washing/drying machine at which a pedestal is mounted or supporters for coupling the pedestal and the washing/drying machine to each other. The pedestal includes a housing having a specific space therein, the plurality of supporters mounted at the housing and supporting an object placed on the housing and connection parts connecting the supporters mounted at one side of the housing to each other. The supporters are provided with coupling ribs for fixing the object at the housing. As the pedestal is mounted at the washing/drying machine, it is capable of preventing surfaces of the washing/drying machine and the pedestal from being damaged and of preventing water or other foreign materials from penetrating through a gap between the washing/drying machine and the pedestal by the connection parts mounted between the washing/drying machine and the pedestal.08-12-2010
20120104914DISHWASHER - A dishwasher, in particular a household dishwasher, includes at least one wash compartment and a rack guide rail for support in the wash compartment of a rack which holds items to be washed and/or dried. The rack guide rail has a running surface to allow movement of the rack in and out of the wash compartment for loading and unloading purposes along a travel path supported on the running surface. The rack guide rail is hereby supported at a support point for pivoting about a pivot axis.05-03-2012
20120104913HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - A household appliance, in particular a dishwasher, includes at least one packing element disposed on a side face of the household appliance, and at least one load-bearing structural part. The packing element has at least one force transfer region, which has a force action surface in contact with the load-bearing structural part.05-03-2012
20090153003METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENGAGING A WASHTUB WITH A BASE IN A WASHING APPLIANCE - A washing appliance and associated method for assembling a washing appliance, such as a dishwashing machine, is provided. The washing appliance includes a tub having a wall member and defining an access opening. The washing appliance further includes a base member configured to receive the tub. Each of the base member and the wall member of the tub include complementary engageable surfaces. An adhesive substance is also disposed between the complementary engageable surfaces of the tub and base member so as to secure the tub to the base member.06-18-2009
20090212673Laundry machine - A laundry machine is disclosed. The laundry machine includes a cabinet defining a first receiving space to receive laundry to be treated, a plurality of legs each of which comprises a leg head located at an installation surface and a leg body configured to connect the leg head to the cabinet, a sub cabinet defining a second receiving space having a volume less than the first receiving space, the sub cabinet being coupled to a bottom of the cabinet, and a plurality of coupling members configured to detachably couple the sub cabinet to the cabinet. According to this laundry machine, it is possible to easily achieve the coupling and separation between the cabinet and the sub cabinet.08-27-2009
20090102336Platform for a Dish Washing Machine - A dish washing machine includes a tub, which is open at the front and at the bottom, is at least partially made of non-rusting metal and which has walls, a separate housing, and a mounting floor at least partially made of plastic. The tub is placed on the mounting floor to form a washing compartment, and the washing compartment wall is formed from the mounting floor. According to the invention, the visible surface inside the washing compartment of the washing compartment wall formed by the mounting floor has, at least in part, a different appearance than that of the plastic of the remaining mounting floor. The different appearance is obtained by an insert made of stainless steel on the mounting floor. A stainless steel surface that, to the user, appears highly effective can thus be obtained in the entire interior of the washing container even in the case of a platform for a dish washing machine having a tub made of stainless steel that is placed on a plastic mounting floor.04-23-2009
20120194048DOMESTIC APPLIANCE WITH HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FOOT - A domestic appliance, in particular a domestic dishwasher, having at least one height-adjustable foot. According to an embodiment the invention, the foot comprises sections with essentially different coefficients of static friction.08-02-2012
20100148644LEAK CONTROL SYSTEM AND DISHWASHER INCORPORATING THE SAME - Provided is a dishwasher door. The door may include a door panel member having a liquid dispenser unit mounted thereto and extending therethrough from an interior-facing side to an exterior-facing side of the door panel member. A fluid-directing member can operably engage with the door panel member about the exterior-facing side. The fluid-directing member may define a containment portion that at least partially surrounds the liquid dispenser unit. The fluid-directing member may also include a conduit in communication with the containment portion. The conduit can be configured to channel liquid leaking from the liquid dispenser unit from the containment portion and through the door panel member, away from the exterior-facing side of said door panel member.06-17-2010
20100225211DISHWASHER WITH A LIGHTING DEVICE OF THE WASHING COMPARTMENT - A dishwasher includes a cleaning compartment having a front portion that can be closed by a door. The door is configured to pivot at a bottom section thereof around a horizontally running axis. An illuminating device is configured to illuminate at least one of the cleaning compartment and the front portion of the cleaning compartment. A control device switches the illuminating device on or off based on a opening position of the door. The control device includes a switching element that is actuated by a Bowden cable arranged on the door in order to compensate for the weight of the door.09-09-2010
20090066205Cleaning Apparatus and Manufacturing and Assembly Methods for the Same - A cleaning apparatus is provided. The cleaning apparatus includes a cabinet (03-12-2009
20120194047BUILT-IN DOMESTIC APPLIANCE, IN PARTICULAR A DISHWASHER - A built-in domestic appliance is provided that has a length-adjustable spacer sleeve to fasten the built-in domestic appliance to a wall with a fastening screw. The length-adjustable spacer has a first sleeve part mounted on the built-in domestic appliance and a second sleeve part that is telescopically adjustable relative to the first sleeve part and that is adjustable, in length, along an axis with respect to the first sleeve part until the second sleeve part is in contact with the wall. The built-in domestic appliance also includes a rotational securing assembly that limits rotational movement of the second sleeve part about the axis.08-02-2012
20090072683Clothes refreshing apparatus - A clothes refreshing apparatus is disclosed. The clothes refreshing apparatus includes a cabinet forming an external appearance, a drum which is installed in the cabinet and provides a space in which clothes are loaded and refreshed, a front panel which forms a front surface of the cabinet and has a loading port through which the clothes are loaded into the drum, and a door which is installed to open and close the loading port, wherein the door is formed to have a vertical length equal to or larger than a vertical length of side surfaces of the front panel.03-19-2009
20090072684LAUNDRY TREATING MACHINE - A laundry treating machine is provided which includes a cabinet that forms an external appearance of the laundry treating machine, a washing tub mounted in the cabinet, a housing mounted in the cabinet below the washing tub, the housing defining a predetermined space, and a movable body received in the housing such that the movable body can move in forward-and-rearward directions with respect to the cabinet.03-19-2009
20110031856HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, PARTICULARLY DISHWASHER - A household appliance including an appliance door and a container to receive goods to be treated. The container has a container opening that is closed by the appliance door. The household appliance further includes stiffeners that are associated, at least in sections, with the container opening. The stiffeners increase the rigidity of the container in a region of the container opening and have a centering element by which the appliance door is aligned with the container opening when the appliance door is closed. The stiffeners and the centering element are made of a uniform material and/or embodied in one piece as a plastic profile part.02-10-2011
20110018409STATIONARY HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, IN PARTICULAR A DISHWASHER - A stationary household appliance having a housing wall, components, and a force transmitting element to transmit a force that acts upon the housing wall from the outside of the stationary household appliance into the components. The force transmitting element has at least two force application regions to transmit the force into at least two different ones of the components.01-27-2011
20110025178DOOR FRAME FOR A HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE DOOR - A door frame for a door assembly of a household appliance including a housing having an opening, a tub disposed inside the housing, the door assembly having a see-through portion, being pivotably coupled to the housing and movable between an open and a closed position, and including a front ring and inner ring, wherein the door frame includes a front face having an outside edge and inside edge, wherein the inside edge defines an opening in the front face that substantially corresponds to a shape of the opening of the housing, a rear face on an opposite side of the door frame from the front face, a plurality of first fastening points spaced around the door frame for coupling the door frame to the inner ring, and a plurality of second fastening points spaced around the door frame for separately coupling the door frame to the front ring.02-03-2011
20110025177OVERMOLD SEAL AND RAMP FOR A HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE DOOR - A door assembly of a household appliance, wherein the door assembly includes a glass bowl including a bowl portion and a rim portion projecting from the bowl portion, and a door frame sealingly engaged with the rim portion of the glass bowl. The door frame includes a front face having an outside edge and inside edge. The inside edge defines an opening in the front face that substantially corresponds to a shape of the bowl portion, a rear face on an opposite side of the door frame from the front face, a plurality of openings formed in the door frame spaced around the opening of the door frame and adjacent to the inside edge of the door frame, and an overmold seal formed on the front face of the door frame. The overmold seal covers the plurality of openings and extends substantially entirely around the opening of the door frame.02-03-2011
20110018408WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine comprises a casing, a top cover installed on an upper surface of the casing, a door installed at the top cover, through which laundry is accommodated into the casing, and a tub installed in the casing, wherein the door is connected to the top cover by a hinge assembly or a damper assembly provided thereat. The hinge assembly includes a first hinge portion, and a second hinge portion having a torsion spring therein. The damper assembly includes a first damper portion, a second damper portion, and a ring member having a round shape and fitted into an outer circumferential surface of the second damper portion. Accordingly, even when the door has a heavy weight due to its material of a reinforcing glass, the hinge assembly or the damper assembly can endure the weight of the door. This may prevent noise or impact occurring when the door is closed.01-27-2011
20120242205Household Appliance for Wall Mounting - A household appliance (09-27-2012
20110241507HINGE PULLEY FOR DOMESTIC HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - A hinge pulley for a household appliance having a housing, a washing container in the housing, a door pivotable about a horizontal axis at the lower part of the door between an open and a closed position for accessing an interior of the washing container, and a transmission element coupled between the door and the housing. The hinge pulley includes a unitary molded body having an integral first channel having a first curved portion for guiding the transmission element, and an integral second channel having a second curved portion for guiding the transmission element, wherein a portion of one of the integral first channel and the integral second channel includes a sliding surface formed from an ultra high molecular weight material.10-06-2011
20110084581Supporting device and washing machine having the same - A supporting device having improved assembly efficiency used to commonly support a washing machine and a drying machine with legs having different sizes, and a washing machine having the same. The supporting device includes a supporting device main body to support a washing machine main body, and supporters installed on the supporting device main body to receive and fix legs connected to the bottom of the washing machine main body, and each supporter includes a guide member to receive each leg, and at least one fixing member to fix each leg.04-14-2011
20090212672Button assembly and washing machine having the same - A button assembly and a washing machine having the same are disclosed. The button assembly includes a body, two or more buttons elastically connected to the body, and a partition member provided between the respective neighboring buttons and linked with any one of the two or more buttons. The button assembly enables easy button manipulation upon operation of the washing machine.08-27-2009
20110248609DISHWASHER WITH A VISUAL DISPLAY FACILITY - A dishwasher is provided that has a door and a wash compartment that is closed off by the door. The wash compartment receives items to be treated and has a movable dish rack in which items to be cleaned are supported. The movable dish rack is moved from a treatment position in which the wash compartment is closed to an access position in which loading and unloading of dishes into the dishwasher is facilitated. The dishwasher further includes a visual display facility for visual notification of operation information and/or program information of the dishwasher. The visual display facility is assigned to the dish rack.10-13-2011
20100295428Electric Household Appliance - An electric household appliance (11-25-2010
20120169192HOSPITALITY ENVIRONMENT ITEM AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLY - A hospitality environment item, namely, interchangeable decorative panels that include laminates and their placement on underbar furniture/equipment. The decorative panels may each have their own laminate finish. Flanges attached to the underbar furniture/equipment extend to conceal edges of the decorative panels and extend over a peripheral region of the face of the decorative panel. The decorative panels have holes arranged to allow draw-pull handles to be secured to a drawer/door and a lock to penetrate into the drawer/door. Other decorative panels have holes that allow light to shine through from lights in backsplash sections.07-05-2012
20120169194APPLIANCE HAVING A HOUSING DAMPENING PORTION AND METHOD - Various embodiments of apparatuses and methods relating to appliances are provided. In one embodiment, an appliance having a housing, one or more moveable components inside the housing, a drive assembly, and a dampening portion is provided. The housing includes, for example, at least one side wall and the dampening member is disposed at least partially between the drive assembly and the at least one side wall. The dampening portion includes, for example, a resilient material having at least one surface extending at least partially along the side wall and the drive assembly. The dampening member is configured to limit movement of the drive assembly during shipping and handling to prevent damage to the appliance. The dampening member stays with the appliance after shipping and handling to enhance performance of the appliance, protect the moveable component, or both.07-05-2012
20120200210APPLIANCE HAVING DAMPENING PORTION AND METHOD - Appliance (w) having a housing, a moveable tub (T) member inside the housing, and a dampening portion is provided. The housing includes, at least one side wall and the dampening portion disposed at least partially between the moveable tub member and the at least one side wall. The dampening portion includes, for example, a resilient material having at least one surface extending at least partially along the side wall or tub member. Methods of shipping and operation dampening an appliance are also disclosed.08-09-2012
20110163643DOMESTIC APPLIANCE WITH A DOOR-WEIGHT COMPENSATING DEVICE - An appliance including a treatment container having a container door pivotable about a pivot axis, and a door-weight compensating device for at least partially compensating a weight of the container door. The door-weight compensating device may include a spring which is connected by a tension transmitter in a spring force transmitting manner to the container door. In an exemplary embodiment, the container door includes a deflector pivotally disposed about the pivot axis, the deflector having at least two sliding surfaces for deflecting the tension transmitter.07-07-2011
20100283362Door lock device of drum washing machine and washing machine having the same - Disclosed herein are a door lock device of a drum washing machine and a drum washing machine having the same, a door of which is opened by force of a predetermined magnitude or greater. The door opening is accomplished by providing a door lever of the door lock device with a bent portion. The bent portion formed at the door lever creates a predetermined angle X° between a contact point between a holding protrusion of the door lever and a raised portion of a body of the washing machine, a center point of a door lever shaft, and a contact point between a handle contact portion of the door lever and a door handle, allowing the door to be opened upon receiving force of a predetermined magnitude or greater.11-11-2010
20110187246Dish Washer - Dishwasher including a housing (08-04-2011
20110148259DOMESTIC APPLIANCE WITH HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FOOT - A domestic appliance, in particular a domestic dishwasher, having at least one height-adjustable foot. According to an embodiment the invention, the foot comprises sections with essentially different coefficients of static friction.06-23-2011
20110148260Tub Cover Design and Fastening Means of Tub Cover to Tub - A cover for tub for a washer, the tub having a mouth and at least two balconies over which a cover is placed, wherein said cover comprises a housing channel placed on the periphery of said cover, which houses the upper end of the tub; at least one pair of locks facing each other on the periphery of said cover, wherein said locks have on their upper part some wedges; where each lock snaps unto the flange of the balcony of the tub: maintaining a drive tension between the lock and the balcony of the tub.06-23-2011
20110215688Built-in dishwasher - A built-in dishwasher to be received in a receiving space of an external structure. The built-in dishwasher includes a protective panel made of a transparent resin, the protective panel being mounted at a ceiling of the receiving space. The protective panel prevents deformation of the external structure due to steam and also, enables easy observation of an operating state of the dishwasher.09-08-2011
20120098394Washing machine and assembly structure thereof - A washing machine having an assembly structure of a front frame and a bottom frame using fastening members, which has improved aesthetics and workability and excellent fastening force. The front frame includes a front surface part, an extension part extended rearward from the front surface part, a first connection part extended upward from the extension part, and openings formed on the extension part, and the bottom frame includes a bottom plate and a second connection part extended upward from the bottom plate and connected to the first connection part through fastening members. Each of bracket frames installed in the openings includes a guide channel to guide entry and exit of each of the fastening members when the fastening members are fastened to the first connection part and the second connection part.04-26-2012
20120098393DISHWASHER HAVING AN IMPROVED COVER ARRANGEMENT - A dishwasher, in particular a household dishwasher, includes a wash container for holding items to be washed. The wash container has a front loading opening and is reinforced by a reinforcement element along at least one front edge region of the wash container. A cover arrangement is provided to at least partially cover at least one gap formed outside a water-conducting region of the wash container between the wash container and at least one surface running along the front edge region of the wash container. The cover arrangement includes at least one cover element having a fastening segment which is defined by an I-shaped cross section and extends in its longitudinal direction parallel to the surface. The I-shaped fastening segment is fixed in a fastening segment having a U-shaped cross section and configured on the reinforcement element.04-26-2012
20120043871DISHWASHER COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF MODULES - A dishwasher, in particular a household dishwasher, includes a housing and at least two modules which are integrated in the housing. Each of the at least two modules includes a wash compartment that is fixed to the housing and capable of being closed off to accommodate items to be washed.02-23-2012
20110050060WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises a top cover where a laundry entrance hole is formed through which laundry is put in from above; a lid assembly coupled to the top cover in a rotatable manner and opening and closing the laundry entrance hole; a first hinge connecting the top cover and the lid assembly; and a cam being installed in the first hinge and preventing the lid assembly from being rotated more than a maximum opening angle.03-03-2011
20110050059WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine of the present invention comprises a top cover where a laundry entrance hole is formed through which laundry is put in from above; a lid assembly coupled to the top cover in a rotatable manner and opening and closing the laundry entrance hole; and a stopper being formed at least in one of the top cover and the lid assembly and preventing the lid assembly from being rotated more than a maximum opening angle. The stopper prevents a lid assembly from being rotated more than a maximum opening angle.03-03-2011
20110080076DRAWER CONTAINING A SINK - A drawer is disclosed which is installed in a cabinet structure containing plumbing comprising water lines and a waste line. The drawer comprises a sink which is disposed in the drawer proximate the top of the drawer near one side of the drawer and the sink comprises a fold-down faucet, valves and a drain. The drawer also comprises a plumbing mount plate for connection to the water and a waste line in the cabinet structure. Flexible tubing connects the valves and drain of the sink to the plumbing mount plate.04-07-2011
20120056517WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine according to the present invention comprises: a vibration limiter disposed on an outer cistern, wherein the vibration limiter is capable of decreasing vibration by absorbing kinetic energy of a suspension when the outer cistern is excessively vibrating. Thus, the present invention prevents collision between a cabinet and the outer cistern which can be generated when the outer cistern is excessively vibrating, thereby achieving the effect of preventing damage to the surrounding parts. Furthermore, since collision between the outer cistern and the cabinet is prevented, it is possible to minimize space between the outer cistern and the cabinet, which allows the enlargement of outer cistern capacity.03-08-2012
20120056518WASHING MACHINE - A laundry machine (03-08-2012
20120007481Washing Machine with Tub Having Thermally Insulating Insert - A washing machine comprises a tub (01-12-2012
20120007482Porthole Window for Laundry Washing and/or Drying Appliance01-12-2012
20120013228METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A DISHWASHER WITH AT LEAST ONE, ESPECIALLY PREFABRICATED, BITUMEN MAT FOR DEADENING OF NOISE AND/OR SOUND ABSORPTION OF A COMPONENT - In a method for manufacturing a dishwasher having at least one component and at least one bitumen mat provided on the component for noise deadening and/or sound insulation of the component, a usable, flowable and reactively-hardenable bituminous mixture is applied upon the bitumen mat and/or component such as to form at least one adhesive bead. The adhesive bead is partly surrounded by at least one area which is free of the reactively-hardenable bituminous mixture. Before the hardening of the bituminous mixture, the component and the bitumen mat are pressed together and thereby glued to one another.01-19-2012
20120206027INTEGRATEABLE DOMESTIC APPLIANCE - A domestic appliance, in particular a dishwasher, includes a container for receiving items to be processed, and at least one load limiter which is held directly or indirectly on the container and constructed to absorb a load. The load limiter is provided with at least one open or enclosed recess for engagement of at least one tab assigned to an outer region of the container in a mounted position of the at least one load limiter.08-16-2012
20120153786DISHWASHER, IN PARTICULAR HOUSEHOLD DISHWASHER - A dishwasher, in particular a household dishwasher, includes a washing compartment having a front access opening which is surrounded by a front frame. The front frame is open on a floor side and has lateral frame strips. A base support is arranged on the floor side and has bearing elements for support of the lateral frame strips. Each of the lateral frame strips of the front frame includes at least one hook element which encompasses the associated bearing element of the base support.06-21-2012
20110089793WASHING MACHINE - A washing machine which includes a lid assembly opening/closing a laundry entrance hole, wherein the lid assembly includes a lid frame and a lid inner coupled to an inside of the lid frame and having a hinge unit, is provided. The lid assembly may be easily assembled and maintain a secure coupling, thereby allowing for a reliable and stable washing machine. Further, the lid assembly may be easily opened or closed by the hinge unit, and this increases convenience.04-21-2011
20110031855WASHER - The present invention relates to a washer (02-10-2011
20090058237Cooking Appliance Mounted in an Elevated Manner - A cooking appliance which is mounted in an elevated manner and which comprises at least one muffle which defines a cooking area, whereby said muffle comprises an opening in the base thereof and which is surrounded by a muffle frame, a base door which is displaced by means of a drive device and which is used to close the muffle opening, at least one switch panel which is used to displace the base door in a directional manner. Said cooking appliance also comprises a memory unit which is used to memorise at least one target position of the base door, wherein the base door can be displaced in an automatic manner to the stored target position after the switch panel is actuated, until at least one target position is reached.03-05-2009
20120176010ROLLER RETAINER FOR DISHWASHERS - A dishwasher appliance roller retainer and a method for producing the roller retainer for a dishwashing appliance. The roller retainer for the dishwashing appliance includes a central element permanently fastened to the dishwasher tub. The invention includes a roller element on the central element for receiving rail elements.07-12-2012
20120074822DISHWASHER, IN PARTICULAR DOMESTIC DISHWASHER - A dishwasher, in particular domestic dishwasher, includes a washing tub which has at least one bearing race of a basket guide on each of its side walls respectively. The bearing race is rotatably mounted on a bearing point, which has a securing element to secure the bearing race in an axial direction. The securing element of the bearing point is constructed in the form of a retainer plate, which, as a separate component, is connected with the side wall of the washing tub by a material bond.03-29-2012
20120187811LAUNDRY TREATING APPARATUS - There may be disclosed a laundry treating apparatus including a cabinet configured to define a profile thereof, the cabinet comprising a laundry introduction opening formed therein, a door configured to open and close the laundry introduction opening, a hinge unit comprising a first pivot to rotate the door along a first rotational direction and a second pivot to rotate a second rotational direction that is different from the first rotational direction, a guide part installed in the cabinet, with a guide groove recessed a predetermined depth, and a connection part installed in the door, the connection part comprising a guide projection received in the guide groove of which a moving path is guided, and an opening angle of the opening is variable based on positions of the guide projection.07-26-2012
20110121698Washer - The present invention relates to a washer (05-26-2011
20110037359SUSPENSION ARRANGEMENT FOR A CLOTHES WASHING MACHINE - The present suspension arrangement is applied to a clothes washing machine of the type which comprises: a plurality of stay rods, having an upper end coupled in a structural cabinet, and a lower end coupled to a tub, to maintain said tub suspended in the interior of the structural cabinet. Each stay rod, which is formed by rigid stay rod portions or in a single piece flexible cable, presents, along its longitudinal extension, at least one hinge means interconnecting two adjacent stay rod portions and allowing the latter to be angularly and relatively displaced from each other around axes orthogonal to the stay rod.02-17-2011
20130009530DISHWASHER, ESPECIALLY DOMESTIC DISHWASHER - The invention relates to a dishwasher (01-10-2013
20130134846DISHWASHER - A dishwasher, in particular a free-standing dishwasher or a high-level built-in dishwasher, includes an appliance door and a bottom-side plinth cover which is aligned essentially flush with a front face of the appliance door. The plinth cover has a top wall which faces a lower edge of the appliance door and is spaced from the lower edge of the appliance door to allow for an opening movement of the appliance door across a free movement gap. At least one lighting element is provided to allow illumination of the movement gap between the lower edge of the appliance door and the top wall of the plinth cover.05-30-2013
20130154458ASSISTED-MOVEMENT SYSTEM FOR ONE OF A RACK AND A DOOR OF AN APPLIANCE - An assisted-movement system is provided for an appliance, such as a dishwasher including a tub portion defining a forward opening, a door pivotally engaged therewith for selectively engaging the forward opening, and a rack movable into and out of the tub portion through the forward opening. A biasing device is operably engaged between the tub portion and one of the door, via a hinge mechanism, and the rack. The biasing device is extendable between contracted extended positions. A position control device is operably engaged between the tub portion and one of the door, the rack, and the biasing device, and is configured to cooperate with the one of the door, the rack, and the biasing device to at least one of maintain the door in a closed position and maintain the rack within the tub portion, with the biasing device in the contracted position. Associated dishwashers are also provided.06-20-2013
20130193819DISHWASHER APPLIANCE WITH A DETACHABLE DOOR - The present disclosure relates to consumer appliance having a door that may be selectively detached from a cabinet of the appliance. More specifically, the door can be detached by sliding a hinge out of a bracket. To attach the door, the hinge is inserted into the bracket.08-01-2013
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