Global Patent Index - EP 1055389 A2

EP 1055389 A2 2000-11-29 - Programmable dishwasher with device for drying the dishes

Title (en)

Programmable dishwasher with device for drying the dishes

Title (de)

Programmgesteuerte Geschirrspülmaschine mit einer Einrichtung zum Trocknen von Geschirr

Title (fr)

Lave-vaisselle commandé par programme avec dispositif pour sécher la vaisselle

Publication

EP 1055389 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00109709 A

Priority

DE 19923914 A

Abstract (en)

The dishwasher has a device (10) for drying dishes, whereby the dishes are heated by circulated hot cleaning liquid and the moisture in the washing chamber and on the dishes is condensed during the drying process by a heat exchanger in a closed circuit with the liquid pumped out. The device has a container (11) filled with cold fresh water or regenerated flushing water during th drying process as the heat exchanger and an air channel (12) with a circulation fan (13) carrying the process air out of the was chamber (3) in a closed circuit during drying and leading past the container. At least one side wall (15) of the container acts channel wall forming a condensation surface.

Abstract (de)

Bei einer programmgesteuerten Geschirrspülmaschine (1) mit einer Einrichtung (10) zum Trocknen von Geschirr, wobei das Geschirr in den wasserführenden Spülgängen mit umgewälzter warmer Spülflüssigkeit im Spülbehälter (3) aufgeheizt wird und wobei im Programmabschnitt TROCKNEN bei abgepumpter Spülflüssigkeit mittels eines Wärmetauschers die Feuchtigkeit im Spülbehälter (3) und am Spülgut in einem geschlossenen Kreislauf kondensiert wird, umfaßt die Einrichtung (10) einen im Programmabschnitt TROCKNEN mit kaltem Frischwasser und/oder mit benutztem Regenerier- und Durchspülwasser der geräteeigenen Enthärtungseinrichtung (7) befüllbaren Vorratsbehälter (11) als Wärmetauscher sowie einen die Prozeßluft aus dem Spülbehälter (3) beim Trocknen im geschlossenen Kreislauf führenden Luftströmungskanal (12) mit einem Umluftgebläse (13). Der Luftströmungskanal (12) ist an dem Vorratsbehälter (11) außen vorbeigeführt, wobei mindestens eine Seitenwand (15) des Vorratsbehälters (11) als Kondensfläche bildende Kanalwand (16) des Luftströmungskanals (12) ausgebildet ist. Ein solcher den Trocknungsvorgang effektiv unterstützender Umluftkondenser ist konstruktiv einfach insbesondere für ein vollintegrierfähiges Gerät realisierbar und benötigt wenig Einbauplatz im Gerätegehäuse. <IMAGE>

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

A47L 15/48

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/483 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1055389 A2 20001129; EP 1055389 A3 20020508; EP 1055389 B1 20031210; AT 255844 T 20031215; DE 10022088 A1 20010104

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