Global Patent Index - EP 0602371 B1

EP 0602371 B1 2001-04-18 - Refrigerator with thermally insulated casing

Title (en)

Refrigerator with thermally insulated casing

Title (de)

Kühlgerät mit einem wärmeisolierten Gehäuse

Title (fr)

Réfrigérateur à enveloppe thermiquement isolée

Publication

EP 0602371 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 93117883 A

Priority

DE 4242775 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0602371A2] A refrigerator has a thermally insulated casing and at least two mutually thermally isolated compartments at different temperatures, of which each is equipped with an evaporator. The compartments are supplied from a common refrigerant compressor with refrigerant which is respectively fed via a valve arrangement, which is controlled by a control unit which also controls the compressor, to one of the evaporators. Temperature sensors arranged in the compartments signal to the control unit the need for refrigerant to be supplied to the respective evaporator. In the refrigerator, the refrigerant located in the evaporator to which refrigerant is applied for refrigerating purposes is fed to a common reservoir which, in the direction of flow of the refrigerant, is situated upstream of the compressor in the respective refrigerant circuit, after which the flow of refrigerant to this evaporator is interrupted. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F25D 11/02; F25B 5/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F25B 5/02 (2006.01); F25D 11/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25B 5/02 (2013.01); F25D 11/022 (2013.01); F25B 2600/2511 (2013.01); F25D 2400/04 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK ES FR IT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0602371 A2 19940622; EP 0602371 A3 19940727; EP 0602371 B1 20010418; DE 4242775 A1 19940623; DE 59310164 D1 20010523; DK 0602371 T3 20010813; ES 2155826 T3 20010601; TR 27681 A 19950616

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