Global Patent Index - EP 2022384 A1

EP 2022384 A1 2009-02-11 - Method for controlling a dishwashing machine

Title (en)

Method for controlling a dishwashing machine

Title (de)

Steuerverfahren für eine Geschirrspülmaschine

Title (fr)

Procédé pour la commande d'un lave-vaisselle

Publication

EP 2022384 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 07015251 A

Priority

EP 07015251 A

Abstract (en)

Method for controlling a dishwashing machine, in which by operation of a pumping system water can by lead into a washing compartment, wherein - a predetermined or subsequently determined first amount of water is admitted into the dishwashing machine, - a wetting of the washing compartment, especially loaded dishes, is effected using the first amount of water, wherein a part of the first amount of water remains within the washing compartment, - a water value describing a second amount of water not comprising the remaining part is measured, - by comparison of the water value or a quantity derived from the water value with at least one previously determined reference value based on the first amount of water and a certain surface of the dishes a computed value describing the actual surface and/or the initial wetness of the dishes is determined, - the dishwashing machine is controlled depending on the computed value.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/42 (2006.01); A47L 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/4295 (2013.01); A47L 15/0023 (2013.01); A47L 15/4244 (2013.01); A47L 2401/09 (2013.01); A47L 2401/10 (2013.01); A47L 2401/12 (2013.01); A47L 2401/14 (2013.01); A47L 2501/01 (2013.01); A47L 2501/02 (2013.01); A47L 2501/03 (2013.01); A47L 2501/05 (2013.01); A47L 2501/07 (2013.01); A47L 2501/26 (2013.01); A47L 2501/30 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

WO 2006011773 A1 20060202 - LG ELECTRONICS INC [KR], et al

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

DOCDB simple family

EP 2022384 A1 20090211; EP 2022384 B1 20120613