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9012821 Digital control type power converter for cooking utensils  
A digital control type power converter for cooking utensils includes a rectifier; a power inverting circuit composed of an IGBT and an LC shunt-resonant circuit; and a SoC chip which internally...
9012814 Cooking appliance, controlling system for cooking device and controlling method for cooking device  
Provided are a cooking appliance, and a system and method for controlling a cooking appliance. The system includes a RF tag and a cooking appliance. The RF tag stores food information about foods...
8963055 Control device for heat roller  
Disclosed is a heat roller control device comprising a high temperature malfunction detection unit configured to receive a temperature value detected by a heat roller temperature sensor; an...
8952299 Dual resistance heater for phase change devices and manufacturing method thereof  
A dual resistance heater for a phase change material region is formed by depositing a resistive material. The heater material is then exposed to an implantation or plasma which increases the...
8921742 Toaster cover control device with fireproofing function and application method thereof  
A toaster cover control device with fireproofing function comprises a cover sliding-frame or a cover opening-closing mechanism and a power switch (K), a cover switch (K1) and a control circuit...
8921739 Systems and methods for windshield deicing  
Cost efficient, lightweight and rapid windshield deicing systems and methods are disclosed. The systems utilize step-up converters or inverters, or dual-voltage batteries, to provide a voltage...
8912683 Smart responsive electrical load  
A smart responsive electrical load (10) is operatively connectable to an electricity supply network (20). The smart responsive electrical load (10) comprises an electrical power-consuming device...
8909033 Control systems for renewable hot water heating systems  
A method is provided for interconnecting a single electrical heating element of a hot water heater to first and second AC electrical power sources. Typically, these first and second AC electrical...
8869880 System for subsea extraction of gaseous materials from, and prevention, of hydrates  
A system for subsea extraction of gaseous materials from and preventing the formation of hydrates.
8847117 Method of stabilizing thermal resistors  
There is described a method for stabilizing a post-trimming resistance of a thermally isolated electrical component made from a thermally mutable material, the method comprising: generating at...
8809747 Current peak spreading schemes for multiplexed heated array  
A method of operating a heating plate for a substrate support assembly used to support a semiconductor substrate in a semiconductor processing apparatus, wherein the heating plate comprises power...
8796593 Radio-frequency heating apparatus and radio-frequency heating method  
A radio-frequency heating apparatus includes a radio-frequency power generation unit (120), variable phase shift units (142a to 142d) that change a phase of a radio-frequency power generated by...
8772680 Adaptive temperature controller  
The adaptive temperature controller system includes a device for measuring resistance, an electrically-conductive material, a power supply, and a device for controlling power. In operation, the...
8746584 Heater interlock control for air conditioning system  
An air conditioning apparatus, including an electric motor driven blower for circulating air through a cabinet, also includes one or more electric heating elements and a system controller operable...
8724977 System for non radial temperature control for rotating substrates  
Embodiments of the present invention provide apparatus and method for reducing non uniformity during thermal processing. One embodiment provides an apparatus for processing a substrate comprising...
8704630 Apparatus and methods for temperature-based control of communication device operations  
In one or more embodiments, an intelligent communications device is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus is disclosed for controlling the operations of temperature-sensitive electronic...
8692165 Power circuitry incorporating both foreign and domestic alternating current line voltages for a heated beverage apparatus  
A beverage apparatus is provided for heating a liquid and is operable either by foreign or domestic voltages. The apparatus may have a heating element that couples directly to the voltage source,...
8642931 Adaptive temperature controller  
The adaptive temperature controller includes a device for measuring resistance, an electrically-conductive material, a power supply, and a device for controlling power. In operation, the...
8644693 Integrated micromachining proximity switch sensors in air/oil lubricators  
An apparatus integrated with micromachined (a.k.a. MEMS, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) silicon thermal sensor as a proximity switch sensor in air/oil Lubricators is disclosed in the present...
8637795 Self-configuring flexible heater  
In general, this disclosure describes example techniques for a flexible heater system to automatically configure itself to operate over different input supply voltages. The flexible heater system...
8618452 Energy management of household appliances  
A microwave oven comprises a cooking cavity and a RF generation module configured to deliver microwave energy into the cooking cavity. A controller is operatively associated with the RF generation...
8590802 Water heater control module  
An advanced electric water heater control system that interfaces with a high temperature cut-off thermostat and an upper regulating thermostat. The system includes a control module that is...
8569656 Electrical storage device heater for vehicle  
A heater system for an electrical storage device, such as a high voltage traction battery, is connectable to an external AC power source maintain a proper temperature of the battery as long as the...
8550369 Programmable water heater thermostat controller  
A programmable water heater thermostat controller that attaches over the temperature control unit of existing gas or electric water heaters. The user programs the temperature of water required at...
8541718 Hypodermic needle destruction  
Disclosed is an apparatus for processing a hypodermic needle (2), comprising: means for softening the needle; and means (120) for providing a compressive force to the needle.
8530795 Electric cooking apparatus  
Various embodiments of a portable cooking apparatus are disclosed. For example, in one embodiment, a portable cooking system is provided comprising a cooking plate having a continuous cooking...
8418601 Device and method for controlling heating processes  
A method for controlling heating processes in a coffee machine which is particularly suitable for preparing coffee on the basis of coffee pads. The coffee machine comprises a continuous flow...
8410401 Powertrain driveline warm-up system and method  
A powertrain/driveline warm-up system includes a vehicle controller, an electrical power source interfacing with the vehicle controller, at least one heater interfacing with the vehicle controller...
8406932 Spa control with improved heater management system  
An embodiment of a spa control system includes a heater, a pump for circulating water through the pump, one or more sensors for monitoring temperature, and an electronic controller coupled to the...
8391999 Auto device skew manufacturing  
A system and method for manufacturing semiconductor devices is disclosed. An embodiment comprises using desired device parameters to choose an initial manufacturing recipe. Once chosen, the...
8392027 Spa control system with improved flow monitoring  
A spa control system that measures the flow of water through the heater and accurately reports water temperature in the spa using only one solid-state sensor in the heater. The rate of flow is...
8383992 NTC/PTC heating pad  
A controllable heating pad, having a heating conductor embedded in the heating pad, a sensing conductor embedded in the heating pad, a resistive material providing a distributed electrical path...
8367984 Energy management of household appliances  
A water heater comprises a body defining a chamber for holding water to be heated, an inlet opening and an outlet opening in communication with the chamber for flowing water therethrough and one...
8338758 Heater power control circuit and burn-in apparatus using the same  
Provided is a heater power control circuit which switches on/off a voltage signal supplied from a direct-current power source to control a power of a heater by controlling a voltage applied to the...
8330083 Portable countertop electric oven  
A portable countertop electric oven for cooking food includes: a cooking housing; a power head operative to attach, connect, and/or couple, to the cooking housing, at least a portion of the power...
8324538 Systems and methods for limiting input power and RMS input current drawn from a DC power source  
Systems and methods to source a resistive load, such as a heating resistor, to control temperature while adhering to a specified power draw budget and/or a specified root mean square (RMS) current...
8324537 Temperature and humidity-controlled composite material article, and methods for using such an article  
An article of composite material includes a plurality of plies of material consolidated through the application of pressure and heating, in which each material ply is made by a resin matrix...
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...
8280531 Method and computer program for controlling the heat treatment of metal workpieces  
A method and computer program for the control of the heat treatment of batches of metal workpieces for increasing the degree of automation of industrial furnace plants presumes an identical batch...
8269145 Method for operating a heating element in a motor vehicle by pulse width modulation  
The invention relates to a method for operating a heating element in a motor vehicle by pulse width modulation, wherein fluctuations in the supply voltage are compensated for by adapting the duty...
8269151 Method for displaying, particularly a heating or cooling curve, and cooking appliance for carrying out such a method  
The invention relates to a method for displaying the curve when a desired climate has been reached in a cooking compartment of a cooking appliance by taking into account at least one actual value...
8263911 Electronic device with heating protection circuit and heating protection method thereof  
This invention discloses an electronic device with a heating protection circuit and a heating protection method thereof. The electronic device includes a control module, a heating protection...
8253077 Substrate processing method, computer-readable storage medium and substrate processing system  
A processing temperature of thermal processing is corrected based on measurement of a first dimension of a resist pattern on a substrate from a previously obtained relation between a dimension of...
8178821 Substrate treating apparatus  
A substrate treating apparatus for treating substrates with a treating liquid is disclosed. The apparatus includes a treating tank for storing the treating liquid, and treating the substrates as...
8143556 Ceramic hob  
A ceramic hob for a cooking appliance provided with a control device for controlling and/or adjusting a real temperature value on at least one part of a cooking plate arranged in a container for...
8084723 Method for detecting a fire condition in a cooking chamber of a baking oven  
A method for detecting a fire condition in a cooking chamber of a baking oven. The method includes measuring the oxygen concentration in the baking oven and also using an evaluation circuit of an...
8064151 Lithographic apparatus and thermal optical manipulator control method  
A control method is provided for controlling a heating of a thermal optical element, the thermal optical element having a matrix of heater elements. The method includes stabilizing a nominal...
8008603 Boiler protection apparatus and method  
Apparatus and methods for protecting a boiler and heating system from damage comprising a control board having inputs and outputs, a processor having inputs and outputs, at least one ambient...
7996182 Water heater monitor/diagnostic display apparatus  
A water heater is provided with monitor/diagnostic display apparatus that selectively provides a user with visual or other type of indicia of the overall efficiency of the water heater. The...
7964824 System, method and computer program product for programmable counter-top electric oven  
A multi-stage cooking method for a counter-top electric oven is provided. The oven may include at least one cooking element and at least one control system coupled to the cooking element, the...

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