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Title:
EVAPORATOR AND REFRIGERATOR HAVING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/164532
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Disclosed is an evaporator comprising: an evaporator case formed in an empty box shape, of which both sides are open, so as to form a food storage space therein; a cooling tube formed in preset patterns in the evaporator case and in which a refrigerant for cooling is filled; and a foil heater attached to at least one surface of the evaporator case so as to come into surface contact therewith, and generating heat during the application of power such that heat for defrosting is transferred to the evaporator case. According to the present invention, defrosting time is reduced in comparison to that of conventional natural defrosting, such that the freshness of food can be maintained, and the cooling efficiency, having been reduced by frost, is increased such that power consumption can be reduced. In addition, the structure of the present invention can be implemented such that the foil heater is attached to a conventional roll-bond type evaporator case, and the present invention has an advantageous effect of facilitating the maintenance of the foil heater because of a structure in which the foil heater is attached to the evaporator case.

Inventors:
CHO HYUNWOO (KR)
KANG WOOCHEOL (KR)
LEE GEUNHYUNG (KR)
HWANG GWINAN (KR)
Application Number:
KR2017/002268
Publication Date:
September 28, 2017
Filing Date:
March 02, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC (KR)
International Classes:
F25B39/02; F25B47/00; F25B47/02; F25D21/06; F25D21/08; H05B3/56
Foreign References:
KR20030088657A2003-11-20
KR100246378B12000-04-01
KR200322790Y12003-08-14
KR19990020195U1999-06-15
KR200170050Y12000-03-02
Other References:
See also references of EP 3435003A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, JANG-WON (06044, KR)
박장원 (06044, KR)
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