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Title:
ICE MAKING ASSEMBLY COUPLING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/157794
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
An ice making assembly (158) includes an ice bucket164with an agitator (192) rotatably mounted within the ice bucket (164). The agitator (192) is rotated by a dispenser motor (182). The agitator (192) is coupled to the dispenser motor (182) via a fork (200) connected to the motor (182) and a socket (300) connected to the agitator (192). The fork (200) is selectively engagable with the socket (300), and the fork (200) transfers torque from the dispenser motor (182) to the agitator (192) via the socket (300) when the fork (200) engages the socket (300). The ice making assembly (158) may be provided in a refrigerator appliance (100).

Inventors:
MITCHELL, Alan (Appliance Park AP2-225, 4000 Buechel Bank Road Louisville, KY, 40225, US)
Application Number:
CN2018/095187
Publication Date:
August 22, 2019
Filing Date:
July 10, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
HAIER US APPLIANCE SOLUTIONS, INC. (Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street Wilmington, DE, 19801, US)
QINGDAO HAIER JOINT STOCK CO., LTD (Haier Industrial Park, NO.1 Haier Road Laoshan Distric, Qingdao Shandong 1, 266101, CN)
International Classes:
F25C5/02; F25C5/18; F25D11/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WISEAST INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FIRM (Room 320, Building 5No.13 Huayuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 8, 100088, CN)
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