Global Patent Index - EP 0874203 A3

EP 0874203 A3 2000-11-29 - Ice bin assembly

Title (en)

Ice bin assembly

Title (de)

Eisbehälterzusammenbau

Title (fr)

Assemblage de réservoir de glace

Publication

EP 0874203 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98301765 A

Priority

US 83779097 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0874203A2] An ice bin assembly (16) for use with an ice making apparatus (12). The ice bin (16) includes an ice storage cavity (34) and an ice access opening (40). A door (44) is attached to the ice bin (16) over the ice access opening (40). A pin (122) is attached to one of the ice bin (16) and the door (44). The pin (122) has a cavity (158) opening onto an outer surface thereof. A resilient material (160) is disposed within a cavity therein in order to bias a locking element (156) outward therefrom. A channel member (134) is attached to the other of the ice bin (16) and the door (44). The channel member (134) receives the pin (122) and has a first aperture (170) sized to receive the locking element (156). <IMAGE>

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

F25C 5/18; E05D 11/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E05D 11/10 (2006.01); F25C 5/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25C 5/182 (2013.01); E05D 11/105 (2013.01); E05Y 2900/31 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0874203 A2 19981028; EP 0874203 A3 20001129; EP 0874203 B1 20050504; CN 1131979 C 20031224; CN 1198523 A 19981111; DE 69830018 D1 20050609; DE 69830018 T2 20060119; ES 2242259 T3 20051101; JP H10300299 A 19981113

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