CN101563496B - A device for supplying superheated water - Google Patents

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CN101563496B
CN101563496B CN2007800466635A CN200780046663A CN101563496B CN 101563496 B CN101563496 B CN 101563496B CN 2007800466635 A CN2007800466635 A CN 2007800466635A CN 200780046663 A CN200780046663 A CN 200780046663A CN 101563496 B CN101563496 B CN 101563496B
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J·G·E·皮特斯
R·范斯特拉坦
M·霍姆斯
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    • DTEXTILES; PAPER
    • D06TREATMENT OF TEXTILES OR THE LIKE; LAUNDERING; FLEXIBLE MATERIALS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • D06FLAUNDERING, DRYING, IRONING, PRESSING OR FOLDING TEXTILE ARTICLES
    • D06F75/00Hand irons
    • D06F75/08Hand irons internally heated by electricity
    • D06F75/10Hand irons internally heated by electricity with means for supplying steam to the article being ironed
    • D06F75/12Hand irons internally heated by electricity with means for supplying steam to the article being ironed the steam being produced from water supplied to the iron from an external source
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F22STEAM GENERATION
    • F22BMETHODS OF STEAM GENERATION; STEAM BOILERS
    • F22B1/00Methods of steam generation characterised by form of heating method
    • F22B1/28Methods of steam generation characterised by form of heating method in boilers heated electrically
    • F22B1/284Methods of steam generation characterised by form of heating method in boilers heated electrically with water in reservoirs
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F22STEAM GENERATION
    • F22BMETHODS OF STEAM GENERATION; STEAM BOILERS
    • F22B3/00Other methods of steam generation; Steam boilers not provided for in other groups of this subclass
    • F22B3/04Other methods of steam generation; Steam boilers not provided for in other groups of this subclass by drop in pressure of high-pressure hot water within pressure- reducing chambers, e.g. in accumulators
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F22STEAM GENERATION
    • F22GSUPERHEATING OF STEAM
    • F22G1/00Steam superheating characterised by heating method
    • F22G1/16Steam superheating characterised by heating method by using a separate heat source independent from heat supply of the steam boiler, e.g. by electricity, by auxiliary combustion of fuel oil
    • F22G1/165Steam superheating characterised by heating method by using a separate heat source independent from heat supply of the steam boiler, e.g. by electricity, by auxiliary combustion of fuel oil by electricity

Abstract

A device (1) for supplying superheated water, comprising a container (3) for containing water, and a heating element (5) for heating water in the container to a superheated state. During use the waterin the container is superheated, by the heating element typically 120 to 140 DEG C. The pressure in the container is suppressing the evaporation of the water. If this superheated water is released f rom the container via a water outlet (7) for letting out superheated water, it evaporates due to decrease of pressure when leaving the container. As a result the amount of steam generated by the device is increased. The invention is further related to a domestic appliance comprising a device for supplying superheated water.

Description

Be used to provide the equipment of superheated water

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of equipment that is used to provide superheated water, comprise being used for the heating element heater that holds the container of water and be used for the water of container is heated to superheat state.The invention still further relates to a kind of home appliances that comprises the equipment that is used to provide superheated water.

Background technology

Being used to the equipment of superheated water is provided is known in practice.The water that heating element heater exists in container provides heat, makes water be superheated to common 120-140 ℃.Usually, when generating superheated water, container cuts out; This means the pressure restraining evaporation of water in the container.In practice, such equipment is also referred to as pressure cooker.

Be used to provide the equipment of superheated water to comprise heating element heater with power P 1 and the container that is used to hold water.During operation, the water in the heating element heater heating container, thus generate superheated water and steam.Because gravity, water is in the bottom of container usually, and steam then is in the top of container.In known equipment, there is the opening that is used to make the steam discharge in top.Opening is provided with the quantity of steam of motor-driven valve with the control amount discharge container usually.Available quantity of steam depends on power P 1 in the container.Power P 1 is high more, and steam available in the container is many more, thereby bigger steam flow is arranged.Yet in the family expenses utensil, power P 1 is subject to the available horsepower of supply socket.Consequently, available quantity of steam is subject to certain maximum corresponding to P1 in the container.

WO 02/25002 discloses a kind of equipment that is used to provide superheated water, comprises the container with pool and steam dome of being used to hold water; Be used for the water of container is heated to the heating element heater of superheat state, and the water out in the pool that is used for discharging superheated water.

Summary of the invention

The objective of the invention is to improve a kind of equipment that in the technical field part, relates to kind, to increase the quantity of steam that this equipment generates.

Be used to provide the equipment of superheated water to comprise according to of the present invention: container, have the pool and the steam dome that are used to hold water, heating element heater is used for the water of described container is heated to superheat state, and water out, is arranged in described pool, is used to discharge superheated water.Described equipment also comprises the steam (vapor) outlet that is arranged in described steam dome, and described water out is communicated with first transmission path and described steam (vapor) outlet is communicated with second transmission path.

Overheated (be also referred to as sometimes postpone boiling, delayed boiling or bring down a fever) is that a kind of liquid is heated to above its normal boiling point, and the phenomenon of boiling in fact not.The term superheated water be meant temperature at 100 ℃ to the liquid water under pressure between 374 ℃ of its critical-temperatures.During use, make the water in the container be superheated to common 120-140 ℃ by heating element heater.Pressure restraining evaporation of water in the container.If this superheated water discharges from container via the water out that is used to discharge superheated water, then because the reduction of pressure when leaving container, evaporates.In fact, during use, water out is positioned at below the water level at least in part.Evidence, it is that generate in container and via the opening on the top that the is positioned at container relatively large steam of steam from container release than using power P 1 usually to use equipment according to claim 1 of the present invention to obtain.

Realized purpose of the present invention with this.

Steam in this article can be dry saturated steam or moist steam, and this depends on the amount of the water of existence.

Pool (water zone) is the zone in the container at water place during use, and steam dome (steam zone) is the zone in the container at steam place during use.

Water out can be the water exhaust openings in chamber wall.

During use, the water that exists in water out and the container contacts.

During use, the water out opening can be positioned at the bottom of container.Because water will flow to minimum point, so this is to guarantee that the water in the container is in the simple method at water out place, and if in overtemperature, then can be used for generating steam.

Alternatively, water out can be the opening in container side wall, is preferably near the bottom.During use, water out is positioned at below the water surface at least in part.

In an embodiment according to the present invention, water out is connected to the evaporating space that is used to evaporate superheated water.Evaporating space can for example be vaporization chamber or pipeline.Pipeline can have the radius of increase so that evaporates.

In the embodiment according to equipment of the present invention, equipment comprises and is used to make water to enter the water inlet of container that water inlet is arranged in the steam dome.The steam dome is the top of container during use or the zone in the higher part.If water inlet is arranged in the steam dome, then when water entered container, water will drop in the pool in the effect of gravity.In this way, can easily refill the water yield in the container.

In the embodiment according to equipment of the present invention, water out comprises having the valve that opens and closes the position.At open position, superheated water is discharged, so that generate steam, after enough superheated waters are discharged, valve will be closed.Usually, valve will be controlled by controller, so that according to the position of user's input control valve door.For example, if the user pushes steam emission trigger, then valve is placed in open position, generates shot of steam (shot of steam).Alternatively, the user can provide steam-flow trigger, cause valve open for a long time and therefore superheated water discharge for a long time.

If water out is positioned partially on the water surface, suppose that valve is positioned at its open position, then the steam that generates in the container will be discharged with superheated water.If water out under water surface, is supposed valve open fully, then relatively large water will be discharged from the container.Consequently, if water out is fully under water surface, then from the relatively large steam of overheated evaporation of water generation during use.

The steam (vapor) outlet opening that is arranged in the steam dome can be used for the steam that amount discharge container generates.This is the common configuration in known boilers or the steam generator.Obtained normal vapor stream with this.The steam that generates from overheated evaporation of water can be used for providing additional shot of steam except that normal steam stream.

Be used for being connected to first transmission path of first flexible pipe for example or first pipeline from the water out that superheated water generates steam.

Motor-driven valve is also referred to as first motor-driven valve, can be positioned at the outside of container, i.e. the position of the water out between water out and the transmission path.Such motor-driven valve is used to control the release of superheated water from container.

Steam (vapor) outlet is arranged in the steam dome of container, and the normal flow of the steam that is set to exist in the amount discharge container.Second motor-driven valve can be arranged on steam outlet, and the steam that is used to control from container discharges.Steam (vapor) outlet is connected to second transmission path of second flexible pipe for example or second pipeline.

In this way, each transmission path can be used for providing steam at different positions during use.For example combine with the flatiron with iron board, the different parts place that each transmission path is used in iron board provides steam.This provides the flexibility in the design.For example the steam that generates from superheated water can be via the front end area of first transmission path to so-called flatiron point.The steam that from container steam dome obtains can be via second transmission path near the back-end region in the iron board of so-called flatiron heel.

In another embodiment, first and second transmission paths merge to common transmission path.By first and second transmission paths are merged to common steam transfer path, normal steam and can be combined into a vapor stream or can alternately be used from the steam that superheated water generates in the external container evaporation.In this way, obtained the operation of the apparatus according to the invention flexibility.

Home appliances according to the present invention comprises according to equipment of the present invention.

Can be used for for example ironing clothes by superheated water at the steam that external container evaporation generates, steam and scald curtain, steam milk and generate foamed milk, at least a portion of making the coffee of espresso for example or clean surface is to remove for example calcium or dust or its combination.

In the application of the reality of the equipment that is used for providing superheated water, water can be the part of boiler ironing system.

The boiler ironing system comprises steam iron and is used to provide the equipment of superheated water.

In the embodiment of family expenses utensil, home appliances is a garment care system, for example so-called boiler ironing system.The boiler ironing system comprises and also comprises the steam iron with the sole plate openings that is used for exhaust steam according to equipment of the present invention, and system has connected unit, is used for the output from the superheated water of water out is sent to sole plate openings.In fact, the output near the superheated water of water out will comprise steam and some water.Further along connected unit, more water potential evaporation, the ratio of steam/water may increase.

Be used to provide the equipment of superheated water to comprise heating element heater with power P 1 and the container that is used to hold water.During operation, the water in the heating element heater heating container, thus generate steam.Container is provided with motor-driven valve usually, can be with vapor transmission to flatiron by motor-driven valve.Steam iron comprises iron board, steaming chamber with iron board surface and second heating element heater with power P 2, is used for heated steam chamber and iron board surface.Iron board has at least one sole plate openings that is arranged in the iron board surface, is used for steam is discharged to clothing.Usually, flexible pipe is arranged between motor-driven valve and the steaming chamber, can be with vapor transmission to flatiron by flexible pipe.

In fact, if trigger motor-driven valve, it is opened and the output of superheated water, also can be called the superheated water of generation, is sent to flatiron from the container that also can be described as boiler.At last, steam leaves flatiron by the sole plate openings in the iron board of flatiron.

The amount of the steam that can be used for pressing, promptly the amount of leaving the steam of flatiron is called steam flow the unit interval.Steam flow depends on the amount of steam available in the boiler.

Power P 1 is high more, and steam flow is also big more.

The heating element heater that is used for heating the steaming chamber of iron board and flatiron needs certain minimal power: P2 (min), is used for water droplet is changed into steam and is used to heat iron board.Because the general power of system (Ptotal=P1+P2) is subject to the available horsepower of the available horsepower, particularly supply socket of power supply, so P1 is subject to certain maximum (P1 (max)=Ptotal-P2 (min)).Consequently available quantity of steam is subject to certain maximum corresponding to P1 in the boiler.

Equipment according to the present invention has increased the amount of used vapour, keeps P2 to be in P2 (min) at least simultaneously.By using, increased the amount of the steam that can be used for pressing according to equipment of the present invention.

This equipment can be used for home appliances or for example is used for steam cleaner.

Steam cleaner can be used for the clean surface.

This equipment can be used for cleaning the surface in the home appliances, for example from least a portion dust out and/or the calcium of the inner surface of flatiron, for example from least a portion dust out and/or the calcium of steaming chamber and/or steam channel.

In the embodiment of family expenses utensil, home appliances is a garment care system, it also comprises the steam copper with steam copper (steamer) opening that is used for exhaust steam, and system has connected unit, is used for the output from the superheated water of water out is sent to the steam copper opening.

Alternatively, home appliances can be espresso machine or coffee maker etc.

The invention still further relates to a kind of use provides the equipment of superheated water to generate the method for steam, comprise: the water level in the described container is provided, make described water out be at least in part under the described water level, water is heated to superheat state, after this, open described valve and flow into described first transmission path, allow steam to flow into described second transmission path simultaneously via described steam (vapor) outlet to allow superheated water.

Method according to generation steam of the present invention can be used to generate for example vapor stream or shot of steam.Shot of steam can generate by using above-mentioned steps, and wherein valve was shown in an open position in the short time period, and this time period is usually in the 0.1-3 scope of second.In fact, shot of steam can be for example between the operating period, is used for removing the gauffer of the clothing of serious fold.

This method can be used according to boiler ironing system of the present invention or garment care system and carry out.

In fact, container is also referred to as boiler, and usually in conjunction with water pot and pump and use, wherein water pot and boiler branch are arranged, and pump is used for water is pumped into container from reservoir of water.Boiler comprises the heating plate that is connected to heating element heater.Motor-driven valve is set to open, so that steam is released via steam delivery hose.Boiler also comprises pressure sensor, level sensor and the safety valve that is used to measure the boiler internal pressure usually, if boiler internal pressure is too high with respect to reference value, then safety valve is opened.Be filling containers, water be pumped into boiler from water pot by water pump.Air bleeding valve can be set with the air in the discharge water.Level sensor activates water pump with pumps water, thereby the water level in the boiler is set.

There is different modes can determine the water level that boiler is interior, for example:

The temperature at measuring vessel wall place, this can be the bimetallic that electric measurement or use are arranged on certain temperature, and the threshold temperature of new water pump being delivered to place in the boiler is provided.

In container, provide electrode on from the top to the bottom, but do not contact the bottom.Electrode is determined water level and is sent signal to water level controller.The water level controller comparison signal with corresponding to the value of setting of water exit port position.If water level is reduced to the value near the position of water out, then fill new water to boiler.

With before generating steam from superheated water, must satisfy two conditions at valve open: water level must be enough high, this means that water out must be under the water level at least in part, and water must be in superheat state.If satisfy these two conditions and be connected to the valve open of water out, then superheated water will be discharged with evaporation, thereby obtain steam.

The invention still further relates to any possible combination as desired feature of claim or theme.

3 the present invention is described exemplarily below with reference to accompanying drawings.All in principle aspects can in conjunction with.

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Fig. 1 schematically shows the equipment of prior art, and it does not constitute a part of the present invention;

Fig. 2 schematically shows second equipment of prior art, and it does not constitute a part of the present invention;

Fig. 3 schematically shows the embodiment according to equipment of the present invention; And

Fig. 4 schematically shows the embodiment according to home appliances of the present invention.

The specific embodiment

Fig. 1 schematically shows equipment 1.Equipment 1 comprises the container 3 that is used to hold water, the water out 7 that it has the heating plate 6 that comprises heating element heater 5 and is used to discharge superheated water.Have the motor-driven valve 9 that opens and closes the position and be connected to water out 7.Water out 7 is positioned at the bottom of container.Container 3 also has water inlet 11 so that to vessel filling water.Inlet 11 is provided with pump 13, is used for water pump is delivered to container.The container of describing among Fig. 13 comprises water.The part that comprises water of container 3 is called pool 17.Zone on the water level 16 is called steam dome 15.Water out 7 is arranged in pool 17, and promptly it is positioned under the water surface 16 at least in part.

Heating element heater 5 is heated to superheat state with the water in the container.During heating, motor-driven valve 9 is in the closed position.After water arrived its superheat state, motor-driven valve 9 can be triggered to its open position, and the result is that superheated water will be via water out 7 amount discharge containers 3.The water evaporating space place outside container 3 at least in part expands, and the suitable position of evaporating space is by schematically indication of numeral 4.

Evaporating space can for example be the pipeline of vaporization chamber or expansion, so that overheated evaporation of water.

Fig. 2 schematically shows equipment 100.Equipment 100 comprises the container 103 that is used to hold water, and it has heating plate 106 that comprises heating element heater 105 and the water out 107 that is used to discharge superheated water.Have the motor-driven valve 109 that opens and closes the position and be connected to water out 107.The container of describing among Fig. 2 comprises water.The part that comprises water of container is called pool 117.Zone on the water level is called steam dome 115.Water transmission path 108, for example flexible pipe, pipeline or pipe are connected to the sidewall opening in the container 103 102 in the water that exists in the pool 117.In this way, the end of water transmission path 108 forms water out opening 107.

Heating element heater 105 is heated to superheat state with the water in the container.During heating, container closure, motor-driven valve 109 is in its closed position.After water arrived superheat state, motor-driven valve 109 can be triggered to its open position, and the result is that superheated water will be via the water out amount discharge container.Water expands the evaporating space place outside container, and the suitable position of evaporating space is by schematically indication of numeral 104.Evaporating space 104 can for example be a vaporization chamber, pipeline or pipe.In this was provided with, water left container 103 at sidewall opening 102 places of the steam dome 115 that is arranged in container.Sidewall opening in this embodiment is positioned at the position away from heating element heater, and heating element heater is positioned at the bottom.

Container 103 can also comprise filling opening, is used for container is filled and/or refilled to water.

Fig. 3 schematically shows the embodiment according to equipment 200 of the present invention.Equipment 200 comprises the container 203 that is used to hold water, and it has heating element heater 205 that is connected to heating plate 206 and the water out 207 that is used to discharge superheated water.Have first motor-driven valve 209 that opens and closes the position and be connected to water out 207.The container of describing among Fig. 3 203 comprises water.The part that comprises water of container is called pool 217.Zone on the water level is called steam dome 215.Water out 207 is arranged in pool 217.Water out 207 is positioned at the Lower Half place of the sidewall of container 203.Container 203 also has water inlet 211 so that to vessel filling water.Inlet is provided with pump 213.Flexible pipe 221 is connected to water pot 223 with pump 213.Water pot can be attached to support, and this support comprises the equipment 200 that is also referred to as boiler or steam generator.In many cases, water pot 223 is set movably, it is first-class so that fill water pot to make that the user of the equipment comprise water pot can move to water pot the fire hose, and need not mobile entire equipment.Water can carry out pumping by pump 213 via flexible pipe 221 under the order from the pump signal of electrical control equipment (not shown).

Heating element heater 205 is heated to superheat state with the water in the container 203.Container also is provided with the steam (vapor) outlet 227 that is arranged in steam dome 215.Second motor-driven valve 229 is communicated with steam (vapor) outlet 227.Second motor-driven valve 229 has the opening and closing position, to allow respectively or to stop the steam that generates in the container to leave container.Usually, during use the pressure in the container in the scope of 2-5 crust.

During generating superheated water, first and second motor-driven valves 209,229 are in the closed position, and heating element heater adds hot water simultaneously.After water arrives its superheat state, can or trigger first motor-driven valve 209 by the user and be in the open position by the control module (not shown).Consequently superheated water will be via water out 207 amount discharge containers 203.Thereby water will expand in the evaporating space outside the container 203 and generate steam outside container.In this embodiment, evaporating space is a pipeline.Pipeline can have the radius of increase so that evaporates.Pipeline also as first transmission path 210 with will by superheated water expands the generation vapor transmission to making land used.

The steam that generates in the boiler 203 can leave boiler 203 via steam (vapor) outlet 227.Steam (vapor) outlet 227 is communicated with second transmission path 230.In fact, second path 230 can be pipe, pipeline or flexible pipe, and it allows from equipment towards the place transmission steam that can use steam.

Therefore, two transmission paths 210,230 are used for vapor transmission to its position that can advantageously be used, for example iron board of steam iron.

Importantly water out directly is communicated with the pool, and steam (vapor) outlet directly is communicated with the steam dome.

First transmission path 210 and second transmission path 230 merge to common transmission path 242 via merging piece 240.The steam that this provides the steam that generates in the container, generate via overheated evaporation of water or the flexibility of its combination.Under the situation that such equipment uses in conjunction with flatiron, the steam that generates in the container and obtain via steam (vapor) outlet can be used for normal steam ironing, and the steam that is generated by overheated evaporation of water can be used for providing additional shot of steam.

By two steam paths are attached to common path, make flatiron not need to take to handle the further technical measures of two vapour sources.Flatiron can be connected to common transmission path simply to benefit from the present invention.

Alternatively, common path 240 does not exist, and transmission path 210 and 230 both be connected respectively to flatiron.In this way, the different position that is used in the iron board of each transmission path provides steam.This provides the flexibility in the design.For example the steam that generates from superheated water can be via the sole plate openings of first transmission path in the front end area of so-called flatiron point.The steam that from container steam dome obtains can be via second transmission path near the sole plate openings in the back-end region in the iron board at so-called flatiron heel place.

Fig. 4 schematically shows the embodiment according to home appliances of the present invention.Home appliances comprises according to equipment 300 of the present invention and flatiron 320.Equipment is connected via connected unit for example flexible pipe or pipe, that be also referred to as transmission path 310 with flatiron.

Flatiron 320 has body 322 and is connected to the iron board 324 of body.Usually, body has shell form with handles and holds some parts of flatiron.Iron board comprises the steaming chamber 330 with steam (vapor) outlet 328, and wherein steam (vapor) outlet 328 is at contact surface 326 middle outlets of iron board.Second heating element heater 332 with power P 2 is arranged in iron board, is used for heated steam chamber and iron board surface.

Equipment 300 comprises the container 303 that is used to hold water, and it has for example heating element heater 305 and the water out 307 that is used to discharge superheated water of heating plate.Have the motor-driven valve 309 that opens and closes the position and be connected to water out 307.Water out 307 is positioned near the side-walls in bottom of container 303.Container 303 also has the water inlet (not shown) so that to vessel filling water.The container of describing among Fig. 4 comprises water.The part that comprises water of container is called pool 317.Zone on the water level is called steam dome 315.Water out 307 is arranged in pool 317.

Heating element heater 305 is heated to superheat state with the water in the container.After water arrived its superheat state, first motor-driven valve 309 can be triggered to its open position, and the result is that superheated water will be via water out 307 amount discharge containers.Water expands evaporating space 304 places outside container, and the suitable position of evaporating space is by schematically indication of numeral 304.The steam that generates via overheated evaporation of water arrives flatiron 320 through transmission path 310.Transmission path 310 is connected to the steaming chamber 330 of flatiron 320 via iron transfer path 312.The opening that steam arrives steam (vapor) outlet opening 328 or is provided with in the iron board of flatiron via steaming chamber 330.Steaming chamber by second heating element heater, 332 heating that are arranged in iron board 324, still also can provide auxiliary heating element usually.Steaming chamber can be used as evaporating space.

In fact, be opened after motor-driven valve 309 triggers, steam arrives flatiron 320 from the container 303 that is also referred to as boiler.At last, steam leaves flatiron by sole plate openings 328.Though not shown in Fig. 4, the structure with Fig. 3 of first, second and common transmission path can advantageously be applied to home appliances shown in Figure 4.

Although accompanying drawing 3 and 4 and specification in detailed icon and described the present invention, such explanation and to describe only be explanation or schematically, and nonrestrictive.The present invention is not limited to the disclosed embodiments.By to accompanying drawing, the research of specification and claims is in the distortion of implementing to it will be appreciated by those skilled in the art that and realize when of the present invention the disclosed embodiments.Term " comprises " does not get rid of other elements, and indefinite article " " or " a kind of " do not get rid of a plurality of.Any reference marker in claims does not constitute the restriction to scope of the present invention.

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1. equipment (1,100,200,300) that is used to provide superheated water comprising:
Container (3,103,203,303) has the pool (17,117,217,317) and steam dome (15,115,215,315) that are used to hold water,
Heating element heater (5,105,205,305) is used for the water of described container is heated to superheat state, and
Water out (7,107,207,307), be positioned at described pool (17,117,217,317) in, be used to discharge superheated water, it is characterized in that described equipment also comprises the steam (vapor) outlet (227) that is arranged in described steam dome, described water out (7,107,207,307) be communicated with second transmission path (230) with first transmission path (210,310) connection and described steam (vapor) outlet.
2. equipment according to claim 1, wherein said water out are connected to the evaporating space (210) that is used to evaporate superheated water.
3. equipment according to claim 1, wherein said equipment comprise and are used to make water to enter the water inlet (11,211) of described container (3,103,203,303) that described water inlet is positioned in the described steam dome (15,115,215,315).
4. equipment according to claim 1, wherein said water out comprise having the valve (9,109,209,309) that opens and closes the position.
5. according to each described equipment of claim 1-4, wherein said first and second transmission paths merge to common transmission path (242).
6. one kind comprises the home appliances according to each described equipment (1,100,200,300) of claim 1-5.
7. home appliances according to claim 6, wherein said home appliances is the boiler ironing system, it also comprises the flatiron (320) with the sole plate openings (328) that is used for exhaust steam, described system has connected unit (310), is used for the output from the superheated water of described water out (307) is sent to described sole plate openings.
8. home appliances according to claim 7, wherein said home appliances is a garment care system, it also comprises the steam copper with the steam copper opening that is used for exhaust steam, described system has connected unit, is used for the output from the superheated water of described water out is sent to described steam copper opening.
9. a use is used to provide the equipment (1,100,200,300) of superheated water to generate the method for steam, comprising:
Container (3,103,203,303) has the pool and the steam dome that are used to hold water,
Heating element heater (5,105,205,305) is used for the water of described container is heated to superheat state, and
Water out (7,107,207,307) is used to discharge superheated water,
Wherein said water out comprises having the valve (9,109,209,309) that opens and closes the position,
Be arranged in the steam (vapor) outlet (227) of described steam dome, described water out (7,107,207,307) is communicated with first transmission path (210,310) and described steam (vapor) outlet is communicated with second transmission path (230),
Described method comprises step:
Water level in the described container is provided, makes described water out be at least in part under the described water level,
Water is heated to superheat state, after this,
Open described valve and flow into described first transmission path (210,310), allow steam to flow into described second transmission path (230) simultaneously via described steam (vapor) outlet (227) to allow superheated water.
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