(19)
(11)EP 3 437 516 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
16.09.2020 Bulletin 2020/38

(21)Application number: 16896229.8

(22)Date of filing:  24.06.2016
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
A47B 77/08(2006.01)
F24C 15/30(2006.01)
A47B 95/00(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/CN2016/087163
(87)International publication number:
WO 2017/166456 (05.10.2017 Gazette  2017/40)

(54)

ADJUSTMENT SHIM AND EMBEDDED COOKING UTENSIL ASSEMBLY

ABSTIMMSCHEIBE UND EINGEBETTETE KOCHUTENSILANORDNUNG

CALE DE RÉGLAGE ET ENSEMBLE USTENSILES DE CUISINE INTÉGRÉS


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 31.03.2016 CN 201610200383
31.03.2016 CN 201620267426 U

(43)Date of publication of application:
06.02.2019 Bulletin 2019/06

(73)Proprietors:
  • Guangdong Midea Kitchen Appliances Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)
  • Midea Group Co., Ltd.
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)

(72)Inventors:
  • CAO, Shaoguang
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)
  • LONG, Jian
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)
  • CHEN, Jueyao
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)
  • ZHANG, Yongzhong
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)
  • LI, Dongjie
    Foshan, Guangdong 528311 (CN)

(74)Representative: RGTH 
Patentanwälte PartGmbB Neuer Wall 10
20354 Hamburg
20354 Hamburg (DE)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A2- 2 661 596
CN-A- 101 166 881
CN-U- 201 480 596
CN-Y- 201 029 613
DE-A1-102011 007 410
CH-A- 491 628
CN-A- 105 361 467
CN-U- 204 908 611
DE-A1-102008 006 521
US-A- 3 995 922
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description

    Technical Field



    [0001] The present disclosure relates to the field of kitchen appliances, and in particular to an adjustment shim and an embedded cooking appliance assembly with the adjustment shim.

    Background



    [0002] At present, embedded cooking appliances are widely used. When the embedded cooking appliance is installed, since the size of a cupboard is greater than that of a box body of the cooking appliance, if the distance between the left side of the box body and the inner wall of the cupboard is too small, a door body of the cooking appliance cannot be opened smoothly and if the distance between the left side of the box body and the inner wall of the cupboard is too large, the situation that the box body of the cooking appliance moves in the cupboard occurs.

    [0003] DE 10 2008 006 521 A1 discloses a spacer, which is in particular configured for installation between kitchen appliances and a piece of furniture, having two installation positions, wherein the spacer has a first distance height in a first installation position and a second distance height in a second installation position which is higher than the first installation height.

    Summary of the Disclosure



    [0004] In order to solve at least one of the above technical problems, one aspect of the present disclosure provides an adjustment shim capable of adjusting the distance between a lateral wall of a cooking appliance and a lateral wall of a cupboard. Another aspect of the present disclosure provides an embedded cooking appliance assembly with the adjustment shim.

    [0005] In view of this, according to an embodiment of the one aspect of the present invention, an adjustment shim, arranged between a lateral wall of a box body of an embedded cooking appliance and a lateral wall of a cupboard and be configured to adjust the distance between the lateral wall of the box body and the lateral wall of the cupboard, wherein the adjustment shim comprises: a connecting plate fixed on the box body or the cupboard; and an adjusting plate connected to the connecting plate and being capable of rotating with respect to the connecting plate and pressing against the connecting plate.

    [0006] According to the invention a plurality of adjusting plates are arranged on the connecting plate, and the plurality of adjusting plates can be pressed against the connecting plate in a stacking manner and are parallel to the connecting plate. Further, the connecting plate is fixed on the box body or the cupboard, the adjusting plate is pressed against the connecting plate, namely, the overall thickness of the adjustment shim is changed to adjust the size of the gap between the lateral wall of the box body and the lateral wall of the cupboard so as to adjust the distance therebetween. Thus, the good cooperation between the embedded cooking appliance and the cupboard is guaranteed, thereby avoiding the situation of use inconvenience of a user due to the too large or too small distance therebetween, and the comfort during the use of the product is guaranteed.

    [0007] Specifically, in the case of the embedded cooking appliance in the related art, since the size of the cupboard is larger than that of the box body of the cooking appliance, the gap between the box body and the inner wall of the cupboard is either too large or too small, thereby resulting in the situation that the box body shakes or it is not easy to open the door body when the embedded cooking appliance is in use. On the contrary, in the adjustment shim of the present invention, the connecting plate is fixed on the box body or the cupboard, the adjusting plate is pressed against the connecting plate, namely, the overall thickness of the adjustment shim is changed to adjust the size of the gap between the lateral wall of the box body of the cooking appliance and the lateral wall of the cupboard so as to adjust the distance therebetween. Thus, the good cooperation between the embedded cooking appliance and the cupboard is guaranteed, thereby avoiding the situation that the box body shakes in the cupboard, which is caused by the too large distance therebetween, while preventing the situation that it is not easy to open the door body, which is caused by the too small distance therebetween, and guaranteeing the comfort during the use of the product.

    [0008] In addition, the adjustment shim in the above embodiment provided by the present disclosure can further have the following additional technical features:
    In the technical solution, the thickness of the adjustment shim is adjusted by adjusting the number of the adjusting plates pressed against the connecting plate in the stacking manner so as to adjust the gap between the lateral wall of the box body and the lateral wall of the cupboard, thereby avoiding the situation of use inconvenience of the user due to the too large or too small distance therebetween, and guaranteeing the comfort during the use of the product.

    [0009] According to the invention, a first positioning column is arranged on one of the connecting plate and the adjusting plate, and a first positioning hole, into which the first positioning column can be inserted, is formed in the other of the connecting plate and the adjusting plate. In addition, a second positioning column is arranged on one of two adjacent adjusting plates of the plurality of adjusting plates, and a second positioning hole, into which the second positioning column can be inserted, is formed in the other of the two adjacent adjusting plates.

    [0010] In the technical solution, due to the cooperation between the first positioning column and the first positioning hole on the connecting plate and the adjusting plate, the adjusting plate can be fixed on the connecting plate, thereby ensuring the reliability of the connecting plate and the adjusting plate in use. Also, due to the cooperation between the second positioning column and the second positioning hole on the two adjacent adjusting plates, the two adjacent adjusting plates can be fixedly connected, thereby ensuring the reliability of the adjusting plates in use. Thus, the market competitiveness of the product is improved.

    [0011] In some embodiments, a fixing hole is formed in each adjusting plate, and a connecting piece sequentially penetrates the fixing hole and the connecting plate to be inserted into the box body or the cupboard, so that the adjusting plate is fixedly connected to the connecting plate.

    [0012] In the technical solution, the connecting piece sequentially penetrates the connecting plate and the fixing hole in the adjusting plate and is inserted into the box body or the cupboard, which does not only guarantee the connection strength between the connecting plate and the adjusting plate, but also improves the overall use reliability of the of the adjustment shim. Meanwhile, both of the connecting plate and the adjusting plate can be fixed on the box body or the cupboard, thereby greatly reducing the probability that the adjustment shim falls from the box body or the cupboard, and ensuring the use reliability of the product.

    [0013] In some embodiments, one end of the connecting plate is provided with a limiting notch, and the connecting piece penetrates the limiting notch and is inserted into the box body or the cupboard.

    [0014] In the technical solution, one end of the connecting plate is provided with the limiting notch, and the connecting piece penetrates the limiting notch and is inserted into the box body or the cupboard. Thus, the limiting notch can not only enable the connecting piece to penetrate it and be inserted into the box body or the cupboard to guarantee the connection strength between one end of the connecting piece and the box body or the cupboard, but can also limit the connecting piece to prevent the situation of left and right shake of the connecting plate in use, thereby ensuring the reliability of the product during use.

    [0015] In some embodiments, the other end of the connecting plate is provided with a connecting hole, and a fastener penetrates the connecting hole and is inserted into the box body or the cupboard so as to connect the connecting plate with the box body or the cupboard.

    [0016] In the technical solution, the other end of the connecting plate is provided with the connecting hole, and the fastener penetrates the connecting hole and is inserted into the box body or the cupboard, thereby guaranteeing that the other end of the connecting plate can be connected to the box body or the cupboard, and preventing the situation that the connecting plate rotates around the connecting piece when one end of the connecting plate is connected to the box body or the cupboard. Accordingly, the balance and stability of fixing the connecting plate on the box body or the cupboard are improved.

    [0017] In some embodiments, the connecting plate is pivotally connected to the adjusting plate.

    [0018] In the technical solution, the connecting plate is pivotally connected to the adjusting plate. On the one hand, the connection strength between the connecting plate and the adjusting plate can be ensured, the probability of breakage between the connecting plate and the adjusting plate is greatly reduced, and the use reliability of the adjustment shim is guaranteed. On the other hand, it is ensured that the adjusting plate can rotated relative to the connecting plate, so that the adjusting plate can be overlapped on the connecting plate, and the function of adjusting the thickness of the adjustment shim is achieved, thereby adjusting the size of the gap between the connecting plate and the adjusting plate, and guaranteeing that the adjustment shim can work normally.

    [0019] In some embodiments, the connecting plate and the adjusting plate are connected by a connecting folded plate, and the connecting folded plate can be bent relative to the connecting plate.

    [0020] In the technical solution, the connecting plate and the adjusting plate are connected by the connecting folded plate, and the connecting folded plate can be bent relative to the connecting plate, so that the adjusting plate can be pressed against the connecting plate and can be mutually overlapped with the connecting plate, thereby ensuring the function of adjusting the thickness of the adjustment shim by the adjusting plate. Thus, the use reliability of the adjustment shim is guaranteed.

    [0021] In some embodiments, the connecting plate, the plurality of adjusting plates and the connecting folded plate are of an integrated structure.

    [0022] In the technical solution, the connecting plate, the adjusting plates and the connecting folded plate are of the integrated structure. On the one hand, the connection strength of the above three kinds of plates is ensured, and the breakage probability of the adjustment shim in use is greatly reduced, and the use reliability of the adjustment shim is guaranteed. On the other hand, it is convenient to process the integrated structure, and the production steps of the product is greatly simplified. Thus the assembly efficiency of the product is improved.

    [0023] The embodiment of another aspect of the present disclosure provides an embedded cooking appliance assembly, installed in a cupboard, including: a box body of an embedded cooking appliance, wherein the box body is installed in the cupboard; and the adjustment shim of any one of the above technical solutions, wherein the adjustment shim is arranged between the box body and the cupboard.

    [0024] In some embodiments, the embedded cooking appliance assembly, installed in a cupboard, comprising: a box body of an embedded cooking appliance, wherein the box body is installed in the cupboard; and the adjustment shim of any one of the above technical solutions, which is arranged between the box body and the cupboard. Thereby, all the above beneficial effects can be achieved, and thus are not repeated herein.

    [0025] In some embodiments, the adjustment shim is arranged on an outer lateral wall of an outer cover of the box body, a protrusion matched with the limiting notch of the adjustment shim is arranged on the outer cover, and the protrusion is inserted into the limiting notch.

    [0026] In the technical solution, the protrusion is arranged on the outer cover of the box body, and the protrusion is inserted into the limiting notch on the connecting plate, so that the adjusting plate is connected to the outer cover, and the connection of the connecting plate on the outer cover can be limited, thereby guaranteeing the connection strength and stability of the connecting plate on the outer cover. Accordingly, the use reliability of the product is improved.

    [0027] In some embodiments, two adjustment shims are arranged on the box body.

    [0028] In the technical solution, two adjustment shims are arranged on the box body. On the one hand, if there are fewer adjustment shims, the box body may shake in the cupboard, that is, the stability of the cooking appliance cannot be guaranteed. On the other hand, if there are much more adjustment shims, the cost of the product is increased. Thus, by setting the two adjustment shims, not only is the stability of fixing the box body of the cooking appliance guaranteed, but also the cost of the product is reduced, so that the market competitiveness of the product is improved.

    [0029] Additional aspects and advantages of the present disclosure will become apparent in the description below or are understood by the practice of the present disclosure.

    Brief Description of the Drawings



    [0030] The above and/or additional aspects and advantages of the present disclosure will become apparent and readily understood from the following description of embodiments in combination with drawings, wherein:

    Fig. 1 is a three-dimensional structure diagram of an adjustment shim of the present disclosure in a first state;

    Fig. 2 is a three-dimensional structure diagram of an adjustment shim of the present disclosure in a second state;

    Fig. 3 is a structure diagram of cooperation between a cooking appliance and an adjustment shim of the present disclosure;

    Fig. 4 is an exploded structure diagram of the structure as shown in Fig. 3;

    Fig. 5 is a sectional structure diagram along an A-A direction in Fig. 3;

    Fig. 6 is an enlarged structure diagram of a B portion in Fig. 5;

    Fig. 7 is a sectional structure diagram along a C-C direction in Fig. 3;

    Fig. 8 is an enlarged structure diagram of a D portion in Fig. 7.



    [0031] The corresponding relationship between reference signs and component names in Figs. 1 to 8 is as follows:
    100 adjustment shim, 10 connecting plate, 11 first positioning hole, 12 limiting notch, 13 connecting hole, 14 boss, 20 adjusting plate, 21 first positioning column, 22 second positioning column, 23 second positioning hole, 24 fixing hole, 30 connecting folded plate, 200 box body, 201 positioning groove, 202 mounting plate, 203 protrusion, 300 cupboard.

    Detailed Description of the Embodiments



    [0032] In order to more clearly understand the above objectives, features and advantages of the present disclosure, the present disclosure will be further described in detail below in combination with the drawings and specific embodiments. It should be noted that the embodiments of the present application and the features in the embodiments may be combined with each other without conflict.

    [0033] Numerous specific details are set forth in the following description in order to provide a thorough understanding of the present disclosure, but the present disclosure can also be implemented in other ways than described herein. Therefore the protection scope of the present disclosure is not limited by the specific embodiments described below. An adjustment shim 100 according to the embodiment of the one aspect of the present disclosure is described below with reference to Figs. 1 to 8.

    [0034] As shown in Fig. 1, the adjustment shim 100 according to the embodiment of the one aspect of the present disclosure is arranged between a lateral wall of a box body 200 of an embedded cooking appliance and a lateral wall of a cupboard 300 and is configured to adjust the distance between the lateral wall of the box body 200 and the lateral wall of the cupboard 300. The adjustment shim 100 includes a connecting plate 10 and an adjusting plate 20.

    [0035] Specifically, the connecting plate 10 is fixed on the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, the adjusting plate 20 is connected to the connecting plate 10, and the adjusting plate 20 can rotate with respect to the connecting plate 10 and press against the connecting plate 10.

    [0036] In the adjustment shim 100 according to the present disclosure, the adjusting plate 20 is pressed against the connecting plate 10, namely, the size of the gap between the lateral wall of the box body 200 of the cooking appliance and the lateral wall of the cupboard 300 is adjusted by changing the overall thickness of the adjustment shim 100 so as to adjust the distance therebetween. Thus, the good cooperation between the embedded cooking appliance and the cupboard 300 is guaranteed, and the situation that the box body 200 shakes in the cupboard 300 caused by the too large distance therebetween is avoided, while preventing the situation that it is not easy to open the door body caused by the too small distance therebetween and guaranteeing the comfort during the use of the product.

    [0037] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, Fig. 2, and Fig. 5 to Fig. 8, a plurality of adjusting plates 20 are arranged on the connecting plate 10, and the plurality of adjusting plates 20 can be pressed against the connecting plate 10 in a stacking manner are parallel to the connecting plate 10.

    [0038] In the present embodiment, the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 is adjusted by adjusting the number of the adjusting plates 20 pressed against the connecting plate 10 in the stacking manner so as to adjust the gap between the lateral wall of the box body 200 and the lateral wall of the cupboard 300, thereby avoiding the situation of use inconvenience of the user due to the too large or too small distance therebetween, and guaranteeing the comfort during the use of the product.

    [0039] In addition, one adjusting plate 20 can also be connected to the connecting plate 10, and when the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 needs to be changed, the adjusting plate 20 is rotated with respect to the connecting plate 10, so that the adjusting plate 20 is vertical to the connecting plate 10. In this way, the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 can also be changed. In addition, the adjusting plate 20 can also be formed by splicing a plurality of sub-plates, and the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 is adjusted by adjusting the number of the sub-plates or folding the sub-plates.

    [0040] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, a first positioning column 21 is arranged on one of the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20, a first positioning hole 11 is formed in the other of the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20, and the first positioning column 21 can be inserted into the first positioning hole 11. A second positioning column 22 is arranged on one of two adjacent adjusting plates 20, a second positioning hole 23 is formed in the other of the two adjacent adjusting plates 20, and the second positioning column 22 can be inserted into the second positioning hole 23.

    [0041] In the present embodiment, due to the cooperation between the first positioning column 21 and the first positioning hole 11 on the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20, the adjusting plate 20 can be fixed on the connecting plate 10, thereby ensuring the reliability of the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 in use. Due to the cooperation between the second positioning column 22 and the second positioning hole 23 on the two adjacent adjusting plates 20, the two adjacent adjusting plates 20 can be fixedly connected, thereby ensuring the reliability of the adjusting plates 20 in use. Thus, the market competitiveness of the product is improved.

    [0042] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, a fixing hole 24 is formed in each adjusting plate 20, and a connecting piece sequentially penetrates the fixing hole 24 and the connecting plate 10 to be inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, so that the adjusting plate 20 is fixedly connected to the connecting plate 10.

    [0043] In the present embodiment, the connecting piece sequentially penetrates the connecting plate 10 and the fixing hole 24 in the adjusting plate 20 and is inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, which does not only guarantee the connection strength between the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20, but also improves the overall use reliability of the of the adjustment shim 100. Meanwhile, both of the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 can be fixed on the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, thereby greatly reducing the probability that the adjustment shim 100 falls from the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, and ensuring the use reliability of the product.

    [0044] In addition, as shown in Fig. 1, two second positioning holes 23 and two second positioning columns 22 are respectively arranged on the adjacent adjusting plates 20, each adjusting plate 20 is provided with one fixing hole 24, two second positioning holes 23 and two second positioning columns 22, three fixing points are arranged between the adjacent adjusting plates 20, thereby guaranteeing the connection strength of the adjacent adjusting plates 20, so that the use reliability of the product is guaranteed.

    [0045] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, one end of the connecting plate 10 is provided with a limiting notch 12, and the connecting piece penetrates the limiting notch 12 and is inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300.

    [0046] In the present embodiment, one end of the connecting plate 10 is provided with the limiting notch 12, the connecting piece penetrates the limiting notch 12 and is inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, the limiting notch 12 can not only enable the connecting piece to penetrate it and be inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300 to guarantee the connection strength between one end of the connecting piece and the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, but can also limit the connecting piece to prevent the situation of left and right shake of the connecting plate 10 in use, thereby ensuring the reliability of the product during use.

    [0047] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, the other end of the connecting plate 10 is provided with a connecting hole 13, and a fastener penetrates the connecting hole 13 and is inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300 so as to connect the connecting plate 10 with the box body 200 or the cupboard 300.

    [0048] In the present embodiment, the other end of the connecting plate 10 is provided with the connecting hole 13, and the fastener penetrates the connecting hole 13 and is inserted into the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, thereby guaranteeing that the other end of the connecting plate 10 can be connected to the box body 200 or the cupboard 300, and preventing the situation that the connecting plate 10 rotates around the connecting piece when one end of the connecting plate 10 is connected to the box body 10 or the cupboard 300. Accordingly the balance and stability of fixing the connecting plate 10 on the box body 200 or the cupboard 300 are improved.

    [0049] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, the connecting plate 10 is pivotally connected to the adjusting plate 20.

    [0050] In the present embodiment, the connecting plate 10 is pivotally connected to the adjusting plate 20. On the one hand, the connection strength between the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 can be ensured, the probability of breakage between the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 is greatly reduced, and the use reliability of the adjustment shim 100 is guaranteed. On the other hand, it is ensured that the adjusting plate 20 can rotated relative to the connecting plate 10, so that the adjusting plate 20 can be overlapped on the connecting plate 10, and the function of adjusting the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 is achieved, thereby adjusting the size of the gap between the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20, and guaranteeing that the adjustment shim 100 can work normally.

    [0051] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 1, the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 are connected by a connecting folded plate 30, and the connecting folded plate 30 can be bent relative to the connecting plate 10.

    [0052] In the present embodiment, the connecting plate 10 and the adjusting plate 20 are connected by the connecting folded plate 30, and the connecting folded plate 30 can be bent relative to the connecting plate 10, so that the adjusting plate 20 can be pressed against the connecting plate 10 and can be mutually overlapped with the connecting plate 10, thereby ensuring the function of adjusting the thickness of the adjustment shim 100 by the adjusting plate 20. Thus, the use reliability of the adjustment shim 100 is guaranteed.

    [0053] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, the connecting plate 10, the plurality of adjusting plates 20 and the connecting folded plate 30 are of an integrated structure.

    [0054] In the present embodiment, the connecting plate 10, the adjusting plates 20 and the connecting folded plate 30 are of the integrated structure. On one hand, the connection strength of the above three kinds of plates is ensured, and the breakage probability of the adjustment shim 100 in use is greatly reduced, and the use reliability of the adjustment shim 100 is guaranteed. On the other hand, it is convenient to process the integrated structure, and the production steps of the product is greatly simplified. Thus, the assembly efficiency of the product is improved.

    [0055] As shown in Figs. 3 and 4, an embedded cooking appliance assembly in accordance with the embodiment of the second aspect of the present disclosure, is installed in a cupboard 300, and includes a box body 200 of an embedded cooking appliance, which is installed in the cupboard 300, and the adjustment shim 100 in accordance with any one of the above embodiments, which is arranged between the box body 200 and the cupboard 300.

    [0056] The embedded cooking appliance assembly in accordance with the embodiment of the second aspect of the present disclosure is installed in the cupboard 300, and includes the box body 200 of the embedded cooking appliance, which is installed in the cupboard 300, and the adjustment shim 100 of any one of the above embodiments, which is arranged between the box body 200 and the cupboard 300, and thus has all the above beneficial effects which are not repeated herein. In addition, the adjustment shim 100 is further applicable to an embedded dish-washing machine, an embedded disinfection cabinet, an embedded oven and other embedded appliances, and has the beneficial effects of the shim in any one of the above embodiments.

    [0057] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 3 to Fig. 8, the adjustment shim 100 is arranged on an outer lateral wall of an outer cover of the box body 200, a protrusion matched with the limiting notch 12 is arranged on the outer cover, and the protrusion is inserted into the limiting notch 12.

    [0058] In the present embodiment, the protrusion is arranged on the outer cover of the box body, and the protrusion is inserted into the limiting notch 12 on the connecting plate 10, so that the adjusting plate 20 is connected to the outer cover, and the connection of the connecting plate 10 on the outer cover can be limited, thereby guaranteeing the connection strength and stability of the connecting plate 10 on the outer cover. Accordingly, the use reliability of the product is improved.

    [0059] In addition, as shown in Fig. 6 and Fig. 8, a mounting plate 202 is further arranged in the embedded cooking appliance assembly, the adjustment shim 100 is fixed on the box body through the mounting plate 202, a boss 14 is arranged on the other end of the connecting plate 10, a positioning groove 201 is formed in the outer cover, and the boss 14 is inserted into the positioning groove 201, thereby guaranteeing the mounting precision of the connecting plate 10. In addition, the protrusion arranged on the outer cover can also be arranged on the mounting plate 202, the protrusion 203 on the mounting plate 202 is formed by depressing the mounting plate 202, and the protrusion 203 is inserted into the limiting notch 12.

    [0060] In one embodiment of the present disclosure, as shown in Fig. 3 to Fig.8, two adjustment shims 100 are arranged on the box body 200.

    [0061] In the present embodiment, two adjustment shims 100 are arranged on the box body 200. On one hand, if the number of the adjustment shims 100 is too few, the box body 200 may shake in the cupboard 300, that is, the stability of the cooking appliance cannot be guaranteed. On the other hand, if the number of the adjustment shims 100 are too many, the cost of the product is increased. Thus, by setting the two adjustment shims 100, not only is the stability of fixing the box body 200 of the cooking appliance guaranteed, but also the cost of the product is reduced, so that the market competitiveness of the product is improved.

    [0062] In the adjustment shim of the present disclosure, the connecting plate is fixed on the box body or the cupboard, the adjusting plate is pressed against the connecting plate, namely, the overall thickness of the adjustment shim is changed to adjust the size of the gap between the lateral wall of the box body and the lateral wall of the cupboard so as to adjust the distance therebetween. Thus, the good cooperation between the embedded cooking appliance and the cupboard is guaranteed, thereby avoiding the situation of use inconvenience of the user due to the too large or too small distance therebetween, and the comfort during the use of the product is guaranteed. Specifically, in the case of the embedded cooking appliance in the related art, since the size of the cupboard is larger than that of the cupboard of the cooking appliance, the gap between the box body and the inner wall of the cupboard is either too large or too small, thereby resulting in the situation that the box body shakes or it is not easy to open the door body when the embedded cooking appliance is in use. On the contrary, in the adjustment shim of the present disclosure, the connecting plate is fixed on the box body or the cupboard, the adjusting plate is pressed against the connecting plate, namely, the overall thickness of the adjustment shim is changed to adjust the size of the gap between the lateral wall of the box body of the cooking appliance and the lateral wall of the cupboard so as to adjust the distance therebetween. Thus, the good cooperation between the embedded cooking appliance and the cupboard is guaranteed, thereby avoiding the situation that the box body shakes in the cupboard, which is caused by the too large distance therebetween, while preventing the situation that it is not easy to open the door body, which is caused by the too small distance therebetween, and guaranteeing the comfort during the use of the product.

    [0063] In the present disclosure, the terms "first" and "second" are used for the purpose of description only, and cannot be construed as indicating or implying relative importance. The term "plurality" means two or more unless otherwise clearly defined. The terms "installation", "connected", "connection", "fixing" and the like should be understood broadly. For example, the "connection" may be a fixed connection, a detachable connection, or an integral connection; the "connected" can be directly connected or indirectly connected through an intermediary medium. Those of ordinary skill in the art can understand the specific meanings of the above terms in the present disclosure according to specific conditions.

    [0064] In the description of the present specification, the description of the terms "one embodiment", "some embodiments", "specific embodiments" and the like means that the specific features, structures, materials or characteristics described in combination with the embodiments or examples are contained in at least one embodiment or example of the present disclosure. In the present specification, the schematic representation of the above terms does not necessarily refer to the same embodiment or example. Furthermore, the particular features, structures, materials or characteristics described may be combined in a suitable manner in any one or more embodiments or examples.


    Claims

    1. An adjustment shim (100), arranged between a lateral wall of a box body (200) of an embedded cooking appliance and a lateral wall of a cupboard (300) and be configured to adjust the distance between the lateral wall of the box body (200) and the lateral wall of the cupboard (300), wherein the adjustment shim (100) comprises:

    a connecting plate (10) fixed on the box body (200) or the cupboard (300); and

    an adjusting plate (20) connected to the connecting plate (10) and being capable of rotating with respect to the connecting plate (10) and pressing against the connecting plate (10), and

    a plurality of adjusting plates (20) are arranged on the connecting plate (10), and the plurality of adjusting plates (20) can be pressed against the connecting plate (10) in a stacking manner and are parallel to the connecting plate (10), characterized in that a first positioning

    column (21) is arranged on one of the connecting plate (10) and the adjusting plate (20), and a first positioning hole (11), into which the first positioning column (21) can be inserted, is formed in the other of the connecting plate (10) and the adjusting plate (20); and

    that a second positioning column (22) is arranged on one of two adjacent adjusting plates (20) of the plurality of adjusting plates (20), and a second positioning hole (23), into which the second positioning column (22) can be inserted, is formed in the other of the two adjacent adjusting plates (20).


     
    2. The adjustment shim (100) according to claim 1, wherein
    a fixing hole (24) is formed in each adjusting plate (20), and a connecting piece sequentially penetrates the fixing hole (24) and the connecting plate (10) to be inserted into the box body (200) or the cupboard (300), so that the adjusting plate (20) is fixedly connected to the connecting plate (10).
     
    3. The adjustment shim (100) according to claim 2, wherein
    one end of the connecting plate (10) is provided with a limiting notch (12), and the connecting piece penetrates the limiting notch (12) and is inserted into the box body (200) or the cupboard (300).
     
    4. The adjustment shim (100) according to claim 3, wherein
    the other end of the connecting plate (10) is provided with a connecting hole (13), and a fastener penetrates the connecting hole (13) and is inserted into the box body (200) or the cupboard (300) so as to connect the connecting plate (10) with the box body (200) or the cupboard (300).
     
    5. The adjustment shim (100) according to any one of claims 1-4, wherein
    the connecting plate (10) is pivotally connected to the adjusting plate (20).
     
    6. The adjustment shim (100) according to any one of claims 1-4, wherein
    the connecting plate (10) and the adjusting plate (20) are connected by a connecting folded plate (30), and the connecting folded plate (30) can be bent relative to the connecting plate (10).
     
    7. The adjustment shim (100) according to claim 6, wherein
    the connecting plate (10), the plurality of adjusting plates (20) and the connecting folded plate (30) are of an integrated structure.
     
    8. An embedded cooking appliance assembly, installed in a cupboard (300), comprising:

    a box body (200) of an embedded cooking appliance, wherein the box body (200) is installed in the cupboard (300); and

    the adjustment shim (100) according to any one of claims 1-7, which is arranged between the box body (200) and the cupboard (300).


     
    9. The embedded cooking appliance assembly according to claim 8, wherein
    the adjustment shim (100) is arranged on an outer lateral wall of an outer cover of the box body (200), a protrusion (203) matched with the limiting notch (12) of the adjustment shim (100) is arranged on the outer cover, and the protrusion (203) is inserted into the limiting notch (12).
     
    10. The embedded cooking appliance assembly according to claim 8, wherein
    two adjustment shims (100) are arranged on the box body (200).
     


    Ansprüche

    1. Ausgleichsscheibe (100), die zwischen einer Seitenwand eines Kastenkörpers (200) einer eingelassenen Kochvorrichtung und einer Seitenwand eines Schranks (300) angeordnet ist und dazu ausgebildet ist, den Abstand zwischen der Seitenwand des Kastenkörpers (200) und der Seitenwand des Schranks (300) auszugleichen, wobei die Ausgleichsscheibe (100) Folgendes umfasst:

    eine Verbindungsplatte (10), die am Kastenkörper (200) oder am Schrank (300) befestigt ist; und

    eine Ausgleichsplatte (20), die mit der Verbindungsplatte (10) verbunden ist und sich in Bezug auf die Verbindungsplatte (10) drehen und gegen die Verbindungsplatte (10) drücken kann, und

    wobei mehrere Ausgleichsplatten (20)auf der Verbindungsplatte (10) angeordnet sind und die mehreren Ausgleichsplatten (20) stapelweise gegen die Verbindungsplatte (10) gedrückt werden können und parallel zur Verbindungsplatte (10) sind, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass eine erste Positionierungssäule (21) entweder auf der Verbindungsplatte (10) oder der Ausgleichsplatte (20) angeordnet ist und ein erstes Positionierungsloch (11), in das die erste Positionierungssäule (21) eingeführt werden kann, in der jeweils anderen der Verbindungsplatte (10) oder der Ausgleichsplatte (20) ausgebildet ist; und

    dass eine zweite Positionierungssäule (22) auf einer von zwei benachbarten Ausgleichsplatten (20) der mehreren Ausgleichsplatten (20) angeordnet, und ein zweites Positionierungsloch (23), in das die zweite Positionierungssäule (22) eingeführt werden kann, in der anderen der beiden benachbarten Ausgleichsplatten (20) ausgebildet ist.


     
    2. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß Anspruch 1, wobei
    in jeder Ausgleichsplatte (20) ein Befestigungsloch (24) ausgebildet ist, und ein Verbindungsstück nacheinander das Befestigungsloch (24) und die Verbindungsplatte (10) durchdringt, um in den Kastenkörper (200) oder den Schrank (300) eingeführt zu werden, so dass die Ausgleichsplatte (20) fest mit der Verbindungsplatte (10) verbunden ist.
     
    3. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß Anspruch 2, wobei
    ein Ende der Verbindungsplatte (10) mit einer Begrenzungskerbe (12) versehen ist, und das Verbindungsstück die Begrenzungskerbe (12) durchdringt und in den Kastenkörper (200) oder den Schrank (300) eingeführt wird.
     
    4. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß Anspruch 3, wobei
    das andere Ende der Verbindungsplatte (10) mit einem Verbindungsloch (13) versehen ist und ein Befestigungselement das Verbindungsloch (13) durchdringt und in den Kastenkörper (200) oder den Schrank (300) eingeführt wird, um die Verbindungsplatte (10) mit dem Kastenkörper (200) oder dem Schrank (300) zu verbinden.
     
    5. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 4, wobei
    die Verbindungsplatte (10) schwenkbar mit der Ausgleichsplatte (20) verbunden ist.
     
    6. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 4, wobei
    die Verbindungsplatte (10) und die Ausgleichsplatte (20) durch eine Verbindungsfaltplatte (30) verbunden sind, und die Verbindungsfaltplatte (30) relativ zu der Verbindungsplatte (10) gebogen werden kann.
     
    7. Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß Anspruch 6, wobei
    die Verbindungsplatte (10), die mehreren Ausgleichsplatten (20) und die Verbindungsfaltplatte (30) eine integrierte Struktur aufweisen.
     
    8. Eingelassene Kochvorrichtungsanordnung, installiert in einem Schrank (300), umfassend:

    einen Kastenkörper (200) einer eingelassenen Kochvorrichtung, wobei der Kastenkörper (200) in dem Schrank (300) installiert ist; und

    die Ausgleichsscheibe (100) gemäß einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 7, die zwischen dem Kastenkörper (200) und dem Schrank (300) angeordnet ist.


     
    9. Eingebettete Kochvorrichtungsanordnung gemäß Anspruch 8, wobei die Ausgleichsscheibe (100) an einer äußeren Seitenwand einer äußeren Abdeckung des Kastenkörpers (200) angeordnet ist, ein Vorsprung (203), der mit der Begrenzungskerbe (12) der Ausgleichsscheibe (100) übereinstimmt, an der äußeren Abdeckung angeordnet ist und der Vorsprung (203) in die Begrenzungskerbe (12) eingeführt wird.
     
    10. Eingelassene Kochvorrichtungsanordnung gemäß Anspruch 8, wobei
    zwei Ausgleichsscheiben (100) an dem Kastenkörper (200) angeordnet sind.
     


    Revendications

    1. Cale d'ajustement (100), agencée entre une paroi latérale d'un corps de caisse (200) d'un appareil culinaire encastré et une paroi latérale d'un placard (300) et étant configurée pour ajuster la distance entre la paroi latérale du corps de caisse (200) et la paroi latérale du placard (300), dans laquelle la cale d'ajustement (100) comprend :

    une plaque de liaison (10) fixée sur le corps de caisse (200) ou le placard (300) ; et

    une plaque d'ajustement (20) reliée à la plaque de liaison (10) et étant capable de tourner par rapport à la plaque de liaison (10) et d'appuyer contre la plaque de liaison (10), et

    une pluralité de plaques d'ajustement (20) sont ajustées sur la plaque de liaison (10), et la pluralité de plaques d'ajustement (20) peuvent être appuyées contre la plaque de liaison (10) dans une manière d'empilement et sont parallèles à la plaque de liaison (10), caractérisé en ce qu'une première colonne de positionnement (21) est agencée sur une de la plaque de liaison (10) et de la plaque d'ajustement (20), et un premier orifice de positionnement (11), dans lequel la première colonne de positionnement (21) peut être insérée, est formé dans l'autre de la plaque de liaison (10) et de la plaque d'ajustement (20) ; et

    en ce qu'une seconde colonne de positionnement (22) est agencée sur une de deux plaques d'ajustement (20) adjacentes de la pluralité de plaques d'ajustement (20), et un second orifice de positionnement (23) dans lequel la seconde colonne de positionnement (22) peut être insérée, est formé dans l'autre des deux plaques d'ajustement (20) adjacentes.


     
    2. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon la revendication 1, dans laquelle un orifice de fixation (24) est formé dans chaque plaque d'ajustement (20), et une pièce de liaison pénètre de manière séquentielle l'orifice de fixation (24) et la plaque de liaison (10) à insérer dans le corps de caisse (200) ou le placard (300) de façon à ce que la plaque d'ajustement (20) soit reliée de manière fixe à la plaque de liaison (10).
     
    3. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon la revendication 2, dans laquelle une extrémité de la plaque de liaison (10) est dotée d'une encoche de limitation (12), et la pièce de liaison pénètre l'encoche de limitation (12) et est insérée dans le corps de caisse (200) ou le placard (300).
     
    4. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon la revendication 3, dans laquelle l'autre extrémité de la plaque de liaison (10) est dotée d'un orifice de liaison (13), et une fixation pénètre l'orifice de liaison (13) et est insérée dans le corps de caisse (200) ou le placard (300) de façon à relier la plaque de liaison (10) au corps de caisse (200) ou au placard (300).
     
    5. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon l'une quelconque des revendications 1 - 4, dans laquelle
    la plaque de liaison (10) est reliée pivotante à la plaque d'ajustement (20).
     
    6. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon l'une quelconque des revendications 1 - 4, dans laquelle
    la plaque de liaison (10) et la plaque d'ajustement (20) sont reliées par une plaque de liaison pliée (30), et la plaque de liaison pliée (30) peut être courbée par rapport à la plaque de liaison (10).
     
    7. Cale d'ajustement (100) selon la revendication 6, dans laquelle la plaque de liaison (10), la pluralité de plaques d'ajustement (20) et la plaque de liaison pliée (30) sont d'une structure intégrée.
     
    8. Ensemble d'appareil culinaire encastré, monté dans un placard (300), comprenant :

    un corps de caisse (200) d'un appareil culinaire encastré, dans lequel le corps de caisse (200) est monté dans le placard (300) ; et

    la cale d'ajustement (100) selon l'une quelconque des revendications 1 - 7, qui est agencée entre le corps de caisse (200) et le placard (300).


     
    9. Ensemble d'appareil culinaire encastré selon la revendication 8, dans laquelle la cale d'ajustement (100) est ajustée sur une paroi latérale extérieure d'un couvercle extérieur du corps de caisse (200), une saillie (203) mise en correspondance avec l'encoche de limitation (12) de la cale d'ajustement (100) est agencée sur le couvercle extérieur, et la saillie (203) est insérée dans l'encoche de limitation (12).
     
    10. Ensemble d'appareil culinaire encastré selon la revendication 8, dans laquelle deux cales d'ajustement (100) sont agencées sur le corps de caisse (200).
     




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