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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 (US)
Application Number:
CN2018/095187
Publication Date:
August 22, 2019
Filing Date:
July 10, 2018
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Assignee:
HAIER US APPLIANCE SOLUTIONS INC (US)
QINGDAO HAIER JOINT STOCK CO LTD (CN)
International Classes:
F25C5/02; F25C5/18; F25D11/02
Foreign References:
CN106016880A2016-10-12
EP2672206A22013-12-11
US8281610B22012-10-09
CN1940416A2007-04-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WISEAST INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FIRM (CN)
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