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Title:
REFRIGERATOR AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2020/263030
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A control method for a refrigerator according to the present invention is a control method for a refrigerator, comprising: an ice maker including a first and second tray provided inside a storage space and coupled to each other so as to form an ice chamber, a driving portion for rotating the second tray, a first heater provided in the first tray and for heating the first tray, a second heater provided in the second tray and for heating the second tray, and an ejector provided in the rear of the second tray and for separating ice from the second tray by pressing the outer side of the second tray when the second tray rotates for ice separation; and a control unit for controlling operation of the ice maker. The control method for a refrigerator comprises the steps of: starting ice making by supplying water to the ice chamber; heating the second tray by turning on the second heater during ice making; heating the first tray by turning on the first heater for ice separation after the ice making ends; and heating the second tray by turning on the second heater for ice separation after the ice making ends.

Inventors:
KIM YONGHYUN (KR)
LEE JUNGJAE (KR)
HONG JINIL (KR)
PARK HYUNJI (KR)
Application Number:
KR2020/008391
Publication Date:
December 30, 2020
Filing Date:
June 26, 2020
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC (KR)
International Classes:
F25D29/00; F25C1/24; F25C5/187; F25D23/12
Foreign References:
KR20130009332A2013-01-23
KR100833860B12008-06-02
KR20050063871A2005-06-29
KR20160045554A2016-04-27
US20170122644A12017-05-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HAW, Yong Noke (KR)
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