Global patent index - EP 1028294 A1

EP 1028294 A1 2000-08-16 - INDOOR UNIT OF AIR CONDITIONER

Title (en)

INDOOR UNIT OF AIR CONDITIONER

Title (de)

INNENRAUMEINHEIT FÜR KLIMAANLAGE

Title (fr)

SYSTEME INTERIEUR D'AIR CONDITIONNE

Publication

EP 1028294 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98945579 A

Priority

  • JP 9804451 W
  • JP 29529097 A

Abstract (en)

In an indoor unit of an air conditioner, a turbofan for sucking air from an axially front and discharging the air radially outwardly with respect to an axis of the turbofan is disposed within a casing (1) such that the axis extends in an anteroposterior direction of the casing. Within the casing (1), a heat exchanger is disposed axially forward of the turbofan. A front panel (2) is fitted to the casing (1), which panel has a suction port (2a) in front of the heat exchanger. A meshed flat plate (4) which allows air to be sucked from the front and which has a pattern printed on both faces thereof is fitted to the suction port (2a) of the front panel (2). This indoor unit can accommodate itself to various patterns and colors according to the interior design of a room, people's tastes, seasons or the like with low cost, and allows dirt on the unit wiped off easily. <IMAGE>

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

F24F 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F24F 13/20 (2006.01); F24F 13/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F24F 1/0007 (2013.01); F24F 1/0022 (2013.01); F24F 13/082 (2013.01); F24F 2001/0048 (2013.01); F24F 2011/0068 (2013.01); F24F 2011/0091 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

ES FR IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1028294 A1 20000816; EP 1028294 A4 20010829; CN 1278321 A 20001227; JP H11132498 A 19990521; TW 384376 B 20000311; WO 9922179 A1 19990506

INPADOC legal status

2004-07-21 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20040119

2003-10-22 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030908

2001-08-29 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010713

2001-08-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): ES FR IT

2001-08-29 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- Free Format Text: 7F 24F 1/00 A, 7F 24F 13/08 B

2000-08-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000502

2000-08-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): ES FR IT