Global Patent Index - EP 1320709 A1

EP 1320709 A1 2003-06-25 - STORAGE DEVICE OF KIMCHI REFRIGERATOR

Title (en)

STORAGE DEVICE OF KIMCHI REFRIGERATOR

Title (de)

LAGERUNGSVORRICHTUNG FÜR KIMCHI-KÜHLSCHRANK

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE STOCKAGE DE REFRIGERATEUR DESTINE AU KIMCHI

Publication

EP 1320709 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00981907 A

Priority

  • KR 0001397 W
  • KR 20000053098 A
  • KR 20000025660 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0221057A1] A storage device in a kimchi refrigerator is disclosed. A prior art kimchi refrigerator is provided that uses the cover type together the drawer type. However, it also has inconvenience in storing and taking out the kimchi from the refrigerator. In other words, it has inconvenience in that the above mentioned prior art kimchi refrigerator as well as the prior art drawer type refrigerator should have a plurality of doors in storing many kinds of kimchi so that the users should open or close each door when taking in or out the kimchi therefrom. Furthermore, although the prior art kimchi refrigerator has an advantage of storing a large-sized kimchi, a small-sized kimchi, which is stored in a container to be directly eaten by the users, should be stored in an ordinary refrigerator, not in the kimchi refrigerator. Accordingly, the present invention provides the storage device in the kimchi refrigerator (100) wherein a rotary plate (12), provided with a plurality of protrusive section lines (12d) to make a plurality of storage sections (12c), is coupled within a storage chamber (100a) of the kimchi refrigerator and then a plurality of kimchi storage containers (14) are stored in the corresponding storage section (12c) so that users can easily take out kimchi storage containers (14) in the front side of the kimchi refrigerator (100) by virtue of the rotation of the rotary plate (12).

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

F25D 25/00; A47B 49/00; F25D 11/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47B 49/00 (2006.01); F25D 25/02 (2006.01); F25D 11/02 (2006.01); F25D 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25D 25/027 (2013.01); A47B 49/004 (2013.01); F25D 11/02 (2013.01); F25D 25/005 (2013.01); F25D 2400/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0221057A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0221057 A1 20020314; AU 1900701 A 20020322; CN 1454305 A 20031105; EP 1320709 A1 20030625; US 2004177641 A1 20040916

INPADOC legal status


2004-06-02 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040407

2003-06-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030328

2003-06-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2003-06-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI