Global Patent Index - EP 1037003 B1

EP 1037003 B1 2003-06-25 - Freezing apparatus

Title (en)

Freezing apparatus

Title (de)

Gefriergerät

Title (fr)

Appareil de congélation

Publication

EP 1037003 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 99125803 A

Priority

DE 19911979 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1037003A2] The freezer has a fan that forces ambient air to be cooled over an evaporator of a coolant circuit contg. a compressor and a condenser and a heater that thaws the evaporator during thawing phases, during which the compressor and fan are pref. not operating. A controller lowers the temp. in the freezer compartment or of the frozen goods to below the desired value before each thawing phase.

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

A47F 3/04; F25D 21/06; F25D 29/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F25B 49/02 (2006.01); F25D 21/00 (2006.01); F25B 47/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25D 21/006 (2013.01); F25B 49/022 (2013.01); F25B 47/02 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family

EP 1037003 A2 20000920; EP 1037003 A3 20001025; EP 1037003 B1 20030625; AT 243452 T 20030715; DE 19911979 A1 20000928; ES 2203000 T3 20040401