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Title:
DEODORIZER OF RICE COOKER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2005143711
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a rice cooker provided with a function of removing odors generated at the time of warming without drying rice under warming.

A deodorization path 8 for circulating air inside an inner pot 3 is provided inside a lid body 2, an ultraviolet ray lamp 18 and a photocatalyst 17 are provided in the deodorization path 8, and a blowing fan 16 for circulating the air inside the inner pot 3 is provided between an inflow port 14 provided on the side wall part of a steam passage 9 and the photocatalyst 17. Also, an odor sensor 15 is provided near the inflow port 14. When the warming is started after rice cooking is ended, the inflow port 14 is opened, a switch valve 10 for opening the deodorization path 8 is turned and the inflow port 14 is kept opened. The odor inside the inner pot 3 is detected by the odor sensor 15, and when it reaches a prescribed odor amount, the blowing fan 16 and the ultraviolet lamp 18 are operated and the air inside the inner pot 3 is deodorized by the photocatalyst 17.


Inventors:
Hanasaka, Teruhiko
Application Number:
JP2003000383743
Publication Date:
June 09, 2005
Filing Date:
November 13, 2003
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
HITACHI HOMETEC LTD
International Classes:
A47J27/00; (IPC1-7): A47J27/00