Global Patent Index - EP 0981266 A2

EP 0981266 A2 2000-02-23 - Microwave oven, its management of the starting current

Title (en)

Microwave oven, its management of the starting current

Title (de)

Mikrowellenherd : das Betrieb des Anzugsstroms

Title (fr)

Dans un four à micro-ondes, le mode de gestion du courant d'initialisation

Publication

EP 0981266 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99302885 A

Priority

KR 19980033739 A

Abstract (en)

In a microwave oven, initial surge current protection is provided by the winding of a motor (12) rather than the more conventional current-limiting resistor. Consequently, energy, that would otherwise be wasted producing unwanted heat, is used for useful work. <IMAGE>

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

H05B 6/66

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H05B 6/68 (2006.01); H05B 6/66 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H05B 6/666 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB NL

DOCDB simple family

EP 0981266 A2 20000223; EP 0981266 A3 20000531; EP 0981266 B1 20030709; DE 69909384 D1 20030814; DE 69909384 T2 20040609; KR 100271360 B1 20001101; KR 20000014347 A 20000306