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8742299 Method for heating a container placed on a cooktop by heating means associated to inductors  
A method for heating a container (Ri) placed on a cooktop including heating elements which are associated respectively with inductors which form elements for detecting the presence of the...
8735779 Magnetic safety feature for cookware and cooking stoves  
Methods and devices for securing an item of cookware to the burner of a stove top by use of magnetism. The magnet(s) may be permanent magnets or electromagnets. The cookware may comprise a...
8692160 Temperature controlled displays  
A heated counter for service of hot food has one or more hotplates, a light source illuminating each hotplate and a number of light sensors below each hotplate. When a sensor is obscured by a dish...
8669492 Passenger seat device having occupant detector embedded in seat of automotive vehicle  
A passenger seat device includes a seat heater embedded in a seat and a detector electrode embedded underneath the seat heater. Electric power is supplied to the seat heater from an on-board...
8658948 Docking station with temperature control and electronic identification system  
Disclosed is an exemplary surgical system employing a temperature controlled docking station. The surgical system may include an articulating arm that is selectively moveable within a range of...
8581153 Method of detecting abnormal placement of substrate, substrate processing method, computer-readable storage medium, and substrate processing apparatus  
A method of detecting an abnormal placement of a substrate W, which is carried out when a substrate W placed on a substrate table 3, in which a heater 6a, 6b is disposed, is processed by heating....
8574649 Stove and method for preventing cooked material from being burnt dry  
A stove and a method for preventing a cooked material from being burnt dry are provided. The stove includes a stove body for heating the cooked material, a weighing unit for generating a weighing...
8334484 Cooking apparatus  
Provided are a cooking apparatus and a method for controlling the same. The cooking apparatus senses the size of a cooking vessel, or more specifically, the undersurface area of the cooking...
8283605 Process for automatically controlling the heating/cooking of a food item in a cooking oven and cooking oven adapted to carry out such process  
A method for automatically controlling the heating/cooking of a food item in a cooking oven having a door, heaters and an oven temperature acquisition system, comprising the steps of measuring the...
8274016 Cup warmer  
A cup holder comprises a heating surface that is configured to receive a cardboard cup. The cup holder has an outside surface that is concentric with the heating surface. A heating element is...
8247741 Dynamic system for variable heating or cooling of linearly conveyed substrates  
A system is provided for heating or cooling discrete, linearly conveyed substrates having a gap between a trailing edge of a first substrate and a leading edge of a following substrate in a...
8212190 Decorative handle sheath and associated method  
A protective handle sheath including a body adapted to wrap about the existing appliance handle, a heat-activated anti-bacterial agent impregnated within the body, and first and second hook and...
8164029 Magnetic safety feature for cookware and cooking stoves  
Methods and devices for securing the bottom of an item of cookware to the burner of a stove top by use of magnetism. The magnet(s) may be permanent magnets or electromagnets. The cookware may...
8138454 Liquid warming device with basin detection  
A liquid warming device for heating sterile fluids in a removable basin is described with emphasis on the properties of the basin interaction with the liquid warming device and with a drape that...
7968824 Method for controlling heating cooking apparatus  
A method for controlling a heating cooking apparatus, in which an operation of a heating unit is appropriately controlled according to presence/absence or kinds of a load applied to a plate. When...
7856923 Fryer  
A fryer is provided where an oil fire caused by overheating is accurately and rapidly extinguished and the oil can then be reused after extinguishing the fire. A housing includes a slide cover...
7759616 Method for heating a container placed on a cooktop by heating means associated to inductors  
Method for heating a container (Ri) placed on a cooktop including heating elements which are associated respectively with inductors which form elements for detecting the presence of the container...
7745763 Method for baking bread using steam  
A method of baking bread using steam in an automated household oven with a cooking cavity and a steam system for introducing steam into the cooking cavity comprises determining a presence of bread...
7605349 Slow cooker and method of operation  
A cooking appliance for cooking a foodstuff over a period of time including a shell having a heating cavity and a heating element to heat the heating cavity. A container is removably positionable...
7498546 Detachable breakaway power supply source  
Objects of the invention relate to a detachable breakaway power supply device that can be selectively coupled to an electrical appliance. A first coupling element is carried by the appliance and a...
7488919 Warming apparatus  
An electronically controlled warmer drawer includes an enclosure having sides and a top and a bottom defining a chamber. A movable holder is coupled to the enclosure for movement between a...
7484386 Method and apparatus for controlling a treatment process in safety glass production  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling a treatment process in safety glass production by means of information representing a load of glass panels. Flat glass panels are...
7425690 Hob with illumination and method for illuminating a hob  
A cooking hob has a cooking hob plate made of glass-ceramic and in which several individual heating units are provided that have a regular hexagonal shape and adjoin each other. Elongate...
7361867 Electronic scale and method for weight measurement including correction means for correcting a weight dependent signal  
A scale having an electronic weighing system to generate a weight-dependent signal and a digital signal processing unit (18). The digital signal processing unit (18) has a circuit or program parts...
7355151 Magnetic safety feature for cookware and cooking stoves  
Methods and devices for securing the bottom of an item of cookware to the burner of a stove top by use of magnetism. The magnet(s) may be permanent magnets or electromagnets. The cookware may...
7351943 Automated microwave turntable  
An automated microwave cooking device turntable assembly includes an anchor member nested to a bottom surface of a microwave cooking device and extending upwardly within a cavity thereof. A drive...
7348522 Apparatus for thawing frozen food items  
An apparatus is disclosed for thawing a frozen food item, including a chamber dimensioned to receive the frozen food item, a heat exchanger operable to either heat air in the chamber or to cool...
7238923 Cooking apparatus having a bar code reader and a cooking method of the same  
A cooking apparatus and method thereof capable of performing a cooking process based upon a cooking condition corresponding to the amount of food introduced into a cooking chamber when the cooking...
7223951 Cooking control method of microwave oven and apparatus for performing the same  
A method for controlling microwave output depending upon food weight and food position so as to implement optimized cooking performance in a microwave oven and an apparatus for performing the...
7170037 Indentification system for insert elements for tempering foods accommodated in containers  
The invention relates to an identification system for insert elements for tempering food accommodated in containers. Advantageously, the invention can be used in particular for short-term,...
7157674 Induction heater with controlled current to heating coil  
A detector is operable to detect a displacement of a load by an ascending force based on a period of time from a time a heating output of an inverter drops from a predetermined level to a first...
7151241 Controller and heating wire capable of preventing generation of electromagnetic waves  
The present invention relates, in general, to a temperature controller and heating cable used for electric heating bedding, such as an electric blanket, electric papered floor or electric...
7075044 Induction heating cooking apparatus, operation of which is interrupted by container eccentricity  
An induction-heating cooking apparatus, operation of which is interrupted by container eccentricity is disclosed. Upon receiving an input signal varying with the degree of eccentricity of a...
6946632 Cooking apparatus equipped with weight measuring device  
A weight measuring device having a lever structure, a cooking apparatus equipped with the weight measuring device, and a mounting structure of the weight measuring device. A weight sensor pushed...
6930287 Random positioning cooking hob with user interface  
A cooking hob with random positioning of pans or the like, comprising a plurality of electrical heating elements disposed within a cooking area and individually powered under the control of a...
6911635 Cooking apparatus and method  
A cooking apparatus includes a cooking cavity to accommodate food to be cooked therein and a rotating unit to rotate while supporting the food. The rotating unit is installed within the cooking...
6911634 Weight detecting device for microwave ovens  
A weight detecting device for microwave ovens is used to detect a weight of food placed on an exterior casing to minimize a space to install a weight sensor and to prevent heat from being...
6882797 Multiple plate fluid warmer unit  
The present invention is directed to a parenteral fluid warming system. The system has at least first and second fluid warming bags and a warmer device. Each of the at least first and second fluid...
6870138 Electric cooking hob and method for determining the location of cooking utensils on it  
An electric cooking hob having a plurality of heating elements distributed in matrix formation below a heat-resistant surface on which one or more cooking utensils can be located in random manner....
6825453 Microwave oven and method for controlling the same  
Disclosed herein is a microwave oven and method for controlling the same. The microwave oven is used to heat and cook food using high frequency waves generated by high frequency generating means...
6765179 Electric radiant element with an active sensor for cooking vessel detection  
An electric radiant heater (11, 111) is provided having an active sensor (21, 121) for detecting the position of a cooking vessel on a glass ceramic plate over the radiant heater (11, 111). The...
6737617 Methods and apparatus for a signal distortion based detection system  
Methods and Apparatus for detecting the presence of a conductor near an inductive coupling loop are disclosed. The method includes supplying an excitation to the coupling loop, measuring the...
6693262 Cooking hob with discrete distributed heating elements  
A cooking hob comprising a glass ceramic plate and an underlying plurality of electrical heating elements disposed in matrix configuration and controlled by static switches in order to be able to...
6614006 Device for determining the location of cooking utensils on a cooking hob comprising discrete distributed heating elements  
A device for determining the location of cooking utensils on a cooking hob comprising a plurality of thermal cells distributed in matrix formation below a heat-resistant surface on which the...
6600140 Configuration with a cooker and cooktop with an integrated weighting function  
A cooking configuration includes a cooker having at least one control unit for controlling heat output of the cooker, an operating unit and a display unit each connected to the control unit, and a...
6583392 Apparatus and method for determining properties of a cooktop using ultrasound techniques  
An apparatus for determining at least one property of a cooktop is provided. The cooktop includes a cooktop surface and a vessel selectively positioned on the cooktop surface. The apparatus...
6541742 Cooktop with weighing unit  
A cooktop includes a cooktop panel, at least one heating element for heating a cooking vessel placed upon the cooktop panel, and a weighing unit for detecting a deformation of the cooktop panel as...
6501054 Device and method for controlling cooking areas with glass-ceramic cooking surfaces  
The device for controlling a cooking area on a glass-ceramic cooking surface includes an inductive cooking utensil detection device for detecting a cooking utensil on the cooking area and a...
6492627 Heating unit and control system for cooktops having capability to detect presence of a pan and methods of operating same  
The present invention provides a control system for a heating unit in a cooktop that is capable of detecting the presence (or absence) of a cooking pan or utensil. The heating unit has a spirally...
6489596 Quantitative cooking device  
Quantitative cooking device including an electronic scale, a heater disposed on the electronic scale and a container to be heated by the heater. The heater is electrically connected with the...

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