Global Patent Index - EP 1219909 A3

EP 1219909 A3 2002-09-18 - Refrigeration apparatus with butter-holding container

Title (en)

Refrigeration apparatus with butter-holding container

Title (de)

Kältegerät mit Butterbehälter

Title (fr)

Appareil frigorifique avec récipient pour beurre

Publication

EP 1219909 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 01125519 A

Priority

IT PN20000077 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1219909A2] A refrigeration apparatus with a food storage compartment (1), provided with a container (2) adapted to hold a pat of butter (3) and equipped with appropriate means (33) for submitting such a pat of butter (3) to a heat treatment consisting substantially of an infrared radiation that hits the butter from above, wherein said means (33) make use of a PTC device. A thermally conductive metal surface (10) is arranged on the ceiling of such a container (2) and said PTC device (33) is positioned above said thermally conductive metal surface (10) in contact therewith. In a preferred manner, said PTC device (33) has a power rating of at least 200 W and is activated by a time-controlled device (17) adapted to cut off the power supply automatically after a pre-established period of time. <IMAGE>

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

F25D 23/12; H05B 3/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F25D 23/12 (2006.01); F25D 25/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25D 23/123 (2013.01); F25D 25/025 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1219909 A2 20020703; EP 1219909 A3 20020918; EP 1219909 B1 20051221; DE 60116039 D1 20060126; DE 60116039 T2 20060713; IT PN20000077 A1 20020628

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