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Title:
ICE-MAKING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/176576
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is an ice-making device that makes it possible to efficiently enhance the resolution of detection of the angle of an ice-making tray. The problem addressed by the present invention is solved by an ice-making device that is characterized by being provided with: an ice-making tray; a drive gear that is a gear member used in shaking operation of the ice-making tray or in ice separation operation performed on ice made in the ice-making tray; a rotation detection unit that is a sensor or a switch in which an output signal is switched in an alternating manner to an H level or an L level together with rotation of the drive gear; and a control unit that counts changes in the output signal of the rotation detection unit and calculates the rotation amount of the ice-making tray or of the drive gear.

Inventors:
HAYASHI, Katsuhiko (5329 Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gu, Nagano 11, 〒3938511, JP)
YAZAWA, Takehiko (5329 Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gu, Nagano 11, 〒3938511, JP)
YOKOE, Satoru (5329 Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gu, Nagano 11, 〒3938511, JP)
Application Number:
JP2019/007977
Publication Date:
September 19, 2019
Filing Date:
March 01, 2019
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION (5329, Shimosuwa-machi Suwa-gu, Nagano 11, 〒3938511, JP)
International Classes:
F25C1/10; F16H1/20; F16H1/28; F16H27/08
Domestic Patent References:
WO2016199521A12016-12-15
Foreign References:
US20150276295A12015-10-01
JPH03213974A1991-09-19
JP2001165539A2001-06-22
JP2015021711A2015-02-02
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