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9032746 Ice making device and control method using electrostatic capacitance  
An ice making device may include an ice tray, a water-supply part for supplying water to the ice tray, an electrostatic capacity sensor having two or more electrodes attached to the ice tray, a...
9032745 Ice imaging system  
A refrigerator includes a sensing system for detecting multiple physical characteristics of ice cubes in an ice cube storage bin. The system includes a digital image capture device coupled to a...
8899065 Refrigerator with ice maker controlled by installation of ice storage bin  
A refrigerator includes a main body that includes a refrigerating chamber and a freezing chamber, a door that selectively shields the refrigerating chamber, and an ice making unit that produces...
8833093 Method of controlling temperature in a compartment of a refrigerator  
A method of controlling temperature in a compartment of a refrigerator is disclosed. During a normal operation of the refrigerator, the compartment is cooled by a temperature control circuit...
8813509 Ice making assembly with optimized harvesting and related refrigeration appliance  
An ice making assembly for a refrigeration appliance includes an ice maker having a mold body defining a plurality of compartments for forming ice cubes therein, a heating element for heating the...
8769973 Refrigeration systems having prescriptive refrigerant flow control  
A refrigeration system for a frozen product dispenser is controlled to have a variable cooling capacity that is determined by variable cooling load demands of the dispenser. This is accomplished,...
8733121 Snow cone and slushy dispenser  
A frozen treat dispenser (11) dispenses a snow cone and/or a slushy, and has at least an ice storage bin (14) for storing ice (10), a cup de-nesting mechanism (49) to separate a cup from a stack...
8661843 Ice pusher  
An ice pusher is provided. The ice pusher incorporates a cam and a linear actuation arrangement for removing ice from an evaporator plate of an ice-making machine. The cam provides a helix shaped...
8616013 Ice detecting method and apparatus for a refrigerator  
A method of determining a amount of ice collected in a storage container of a refrigerator, the ice being discharged into the storage container by an ice maker having an ice detecting sensor with...
8528351 Ice maker and refrigerator having the same  
An ice maker comprises a tray accommodating water to make ice, a first control box (200) installed at a side of the tray, the first control box (200) accommodating a predetermined part of a...
8499571 Drive unit for automatic ice maker  
A drive unit for an automatic ice maker may include a drive part provided with a motor for driving an ice tray and an ice detecting member, a position detecting device for detecting positions of...
8434321 Ice making assembly for refrigerator and method for controlling the same  
An ice making assembly for a refrigerator and a method for controlling the ice making assembly are provided. The ice making assembly and the method of controlling the ice making assembly provides...
8408017 Refrigeration systems having prescriptive refrigerant flow control  
A refrigeration system for a frozen product dispenser is controlled to have a variable cooling capacity that is determined by variable cooling load demands of the dispenser. This is accomplished,...
8408016 Ice maker with rotating ice mold and counter-rotating ejection assembly  
An ice maker includes an ice mold and a sweeping element. The ice mold includes a plurality of cavities and is configured to be rotatable about an axis that is spaced apart from the cavities and...
8333081 Ice dispensing technology  
An ice-making device includes a duct through which ice is dispensed and a duct-covering part opening and closing the duct. A sensor part senses whether the duct-covering part closes the duct and a...
8322152 Sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on heat exchange surface and ice-making machine incorporating the same  
A sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on a heat exchange surface in an ice-making machine comprises at least one microphone monitoring the sound made by a rotating blade assembly...
8312735 External tilt bucket for an appliance door  
A door assembly for an appliance includes a door having an interior side and an exterior side. The door is operable between an open position and a closed position. An ice maker is adjacent to the...
8297182 Machine for producing and dispensing ice cream shop products  
A machine for producing ice cream shop products comprises a whipping and freezing unit (2) with a horizontal axis (A) and a removable head (10) forming an end wall (11) of the whipping and...
8191805 Electrostatic atomizer  
Disclosed is an electrostatic atomizer, which comprises a cooler adapted to cool an atomizing electrode so as to allow moisture in air to be frozen onto the atomizing electrode, a melter adapted...
8161767 Ice making apparatus of refrigerator  
The ice making apparatus according to the preferred embodiment of the present invention is characterized in that a plurality of ice trays are arranged in the back-and-forth and up-and-down...
8156748 Ice quality sensing system employing digital imaging  
A refrigerator includes a sensing system for detecting quality of ice cubes in an ice cube storage bin. The system includes a digital image capture device coupled to a digital image analyzing...
8082742 Ice-making machine with water flow sensor  
The present disclosure provides an ice-making system having a control system. The control system selectively places the ice-making machine in a freeze cycle and a harvest cycle, based upon inputs...
8051667 Icemaker control module  
An icemaker control module for controlling an icemaker making ice bodies in a freezer has a base with snap fit components including an insert molded circuit board, a motor assembly, an ice level...
7980493 Electrostatic atomizer  
An electrostatic atomizer equipped with an electrostatic atomization pole having superior resistance to migration. The atomizer includes an electrostatic atomization pole, a liquid supply...
7921668 Refrigerator having controlled ice maker and dispenser  
A refrigerator has a freezing chamber at the bottom, and a refrigerating chamber over the freezing chamber. The refrigerator includes an ice making unit and an ice dispenser mounted in a...
7891208 Refrigerator and control method thereof  
A refrigerator including an ice making device to make ice and a control method of the refrigerator. The refrigerator includes the ice making device to make ice, and an ice reservoir disposed below...
7874503 Electrostatcially atomizing device  
An electrostatically atomizing device capable of instantly giving an electrostatically atomizing effect without requiring a water tank. The electrostatically atomizing device includes an emitter...
7866167 Icemaker system for a refrigerator  
An icemaker system provided in a refrigerator is designed to reduce an amount of time required to produce ice. The refrigerator includes a refrigeration system including a number of refrigeration...
7849699 Digital control of ice making apparatus and output of operating status  
The subject application relates to a remote control system and method for an ice maker machine. The system, for example, can monitor and regulate the operations of a plurality of ice maker...
7841192 Ice in bucket detection for an icemaker  
In an embodiment of the invention, a refrigerator comprising an ice storage bucket and a cooling system in thermal communication with the ice storage bucket is shown. A first transmitter is...
7788934 Control device for an auger type ice making machine  
A control device for an auger type ice making machine according to the present invention includes a driver circuit that drives a geared motor for rotating an auger; a voltage detector that detects...
7770404 Ice making system for refrigerator  
An ice making system for a refrigerator is provided. The ice making system includes an ice maker body, an ejector rotatably coupled to the ice maker body that drops ice pieces made by the ice...
7765814 Sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on heat exchange surface and ice-making machine incorporating the same  
A sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on a heat exchange surface in an ice-making machine comprises at least one microphone monitoring the sound made by a rotating blade assembly...
7712323 Device for producing ice cubes in a refrigerator  
The device comprises a basin-like container in which partitioning baffles define a plurality of cavities or moulds open at the top, intended to hold a respective quantity of water put into them by...
7703292 Apparatus and method for increasing ice production rate  
A refrigerator includes a housing defining a freezer storage compartment, an evaporator operatively coupled to the freezer storage compartment and configured to cool the freezer storage...
7698900 Ice making device for refrigerator  
An ice making device having a water supply unit for controlling a water supply to an ice making unit, including: a water pipe connected to a water supply source; and a valve member so disposed as...
7665316 Automatic icemaker  
Disclosed is an automatic icemaker has a rotatably supported ice making portion having first and second ice making trays arranged in a back-to-back manner, a motor for rotating the ice making...
7621139 Supercooling apparatus and control method thereof  
A supercooling apparatus and a control method thereof. The method controls the supercooling apparatus having a storage compartment defined therein, and includes confirming beverages in the storage...
7617693 Water purifying system and apparatus for simultaneously making ice and cold water using one evaporator  
Disclosed herein are water purifying system and apparatus for simultaneously making ice and cold water using one evaporator, which can make cold water in various forms only by changing the system...
7567420 Electrostatically atomizing device  
An electrostatically atomizing device includes an emitter electrode, an opposed electrode opposed to the emitter electrode, and a cooling means which condenses the water on the emitter electrode...
7555909 Method of fully freezing ice and refrigerator using the same  
A method of fully freezing ice in a refrigerator. The method includes setting a full-frozen temperature for determining whether ice is fully frozen, and a reference ambient temperature for...
7487645 Automatic icemaker  
An automatic icemaker according to the invention can be disposed in one part of a freezer and automatically make ice pieces, and is provided with temperature distribution forming means which forms...
7469548 Ice making apparatus  
An ice making apparatus is provided in which a refrigeration cycle is used to produce ice inside an evaporator that is generally horizontally disposed, with a hollow auger being provided with a...
7296425 Sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on heat exchange surface and ice-making machine incorporating the same  
A sensor assembly for detecting ice crystal formation on a heat exchange surface in an ice-making machine comprises at least one microphone monitoring the sound made by a rotating blade assembly...
7266957 Refrigerator with tilted icemaker  
An improved icemaker is provided for a refrigerator. The improvements include tilting the ice mold to assure that the ice cavity nearest the thermostat is filled with water; controlling air flow...
7188479 Ice and water dispenser on refrigerator compartment door  
An ice and water dispenser for a bottom freezer refrigerator positioned on a refrigerator compartment door. The ice maker and ice cube storage bin can have below 0° C. air provided to maintain the...
6938428 Ice tray driving device, and automatic ice making machine using the same  
An ice tray driving device has a mesh start section. The mesh start section includes a raised tooth formed by projecting at least one tooth of each of two output gears in the tooth width...
6901764 Ice-making apparatus in refrigerator  
A refrigerator ice-making apparatus that prevents or reduces interference between a water supply pipe and an ice-making vessel. The rotational axis of a motor driven ice-making vessel is...
6895767 Refrigerator and ice maker methods and apparatus  
An ice maker includes a mold including at least one cavity for containing water therein for freezing into ice, a water supply including at least one valve for controlling water flow into the mold,...
6827529 Vacuum pneumatic system for conveyance of ice  
Vacuum pneumatic conveying apparatus and method are described to provide for a simple, economical, convenient (and preferably automatic) system for conveying ice on an as-required basis from a...

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