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Title:
LAUNDRY TREATMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/031896
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Disclosed is a laundry treatment apparatus, which directly heats a drum accommodating laundry therein, and which is enhanced in efficiency and safety. The laundry treatment apparatus includes a drum formed of a metal material and provided to accommodate laundry therein, an induction module spaced apart from a circumferential surface of the drum and provided to heat the circumferential surface of the drum via a magnetic field that is generated when current is applied to a coil, a lifter provided in the drum to move the laundry inside the drum when the drum rotates, and a module controller configured to control an output of the induction module so as to control an amount of heat generated from the circumferential surface of the drum. The module controller variably controls the amount of heat that is generated based on a change in a position of the lifter that occurs when the drum rotates.

Inventors:
JANG JAEHYUK (KR)
HONG SANGWOOK (KR)
Application Number:
PCT/KR2018/009134
Publication Date:
February 14, 2019
Filing Date:
August 09, 2018
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC (KR)
International Classes:
D06F58/28; D06F33/02; D06F39/04; D06F58/26
Foreign References:
KR20130017216A2013-02-20
KR101223437B12013-01-17
KR20130044741A2013-05-03
KR20140087230A2014-07-09
US20070220776A12007-09-27
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KIM, Yong In et al. (KR)
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