Global Patent Index - EP 1041351 A1

EP 1041351 A1 2000-10-04 - INDOOR UNIT FOR AIR CONDITIONER

Title (en)

INDOOR UNIT FOR AIR CONDITIONER

Title (de)

INNENRAUMEINHEIT FÜR EINE KLIMAANLAGE

Title (fr)

SECTION INTERIEURE POUR CONDITIONNEUR D'AIR

Publication

EP 1041351 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98954796 A

Priority

  • JP 9805263 W
  • JP 34904197 A

Abstract (en)

An indoor unit for an air conditioner, which can efficiently distribute air discharged form a turbo fan and reduce noise, comprising a turbo fan (2) which is disposed in a casing (1) and discharges air, sucked from a front side thereof, radically outwardly relative to an axis, and air flow control members (11) mounted to outlets (21-24) provided on the casing (1) and each having a planar vane (12) and a plurality of curved vanes (13-15) arranged lengthwise of the planar vane (12), wherein the plurality of curved vanes (13-15) have curvatures gradually increasing from a rear side toward a front side in a direction of rotation of the turbo fan (2) and spacings between adjacent curved vanes becomes smaller from the back side toward the front side in the direction of rotation of the turbo fan (2). <IMAGE>

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

F24F 13/08; F24F 13/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F24F 1/00 (2011.01); F24F 13/06 (2006.01); F24F 13/08 (2006.01); F24F 13/10 (2006.01); F24F 13/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F24F 1/0014 (2013.01); F24F 1/0007 (2013.01); F24F 1/0011 (2013.01); F24F 1/0022 (2013.01); F24F 13/06 (2013.01); F24F 13/08 (2013.01); F24F 2001/0037 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

ES FR IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1041351 A1 20001004; EP 1041351 A4 20010829; EP 1041351 B1 20040901; CN 1134622 C 20040114; CN 1285030 A 20010221; ES 2227888 T3 20050401; HK 1035225 A1 20040702; JP 3061026 B2 20000710; JP H11182921 A 19990706; TW 387986 B 20000421; WO 9931443 A1 19990624

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