DE102011006246A1 - Household refrigerator - Google Patents

Household refrigerator

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DE102011006246A1
DE102011006246A1 DE201110006246 DE102011006246A DE102011006246A1 DE 102011006246 A1 DE102011006246 A1 DE 102011006246A1 DE 201110006246 DE201110006246 DE 201110006246 DE 102011006246 A DE102011006246 A DE 102011006246A DE 102011006246 A1 DE102011006246 A1 DE 102011006246A1
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Markus Hopf
Stephan Kempfle
Gerald Schmidt
Hans Peter Werner
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BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
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BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgaraete GmbH
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D23/00General constructional features
    • F25D23/12Arrangements of compartments additional to cooling compartments; Combinations of refrigerators with other equipment, e.g. stove
    • F25D23/126Water cooler
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B67OPENING, CLOSING OR CLEANING BOTTLES, JARS OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS; LIQUID HANDLING
    • B67DDISPENSING, DELIVERING OR TRANSFERRING LIQUIDS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B67D1/00Apparatus or devices for dispensing beverages on draught
    • B67D1/0042Details of specific parts of the dispensers
    • B67D1/0057Carbonators
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B67OPENING, CLOSING OR CLEANING BOTTLES, JARS OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS; LIQUID HANDLING
    • B67DDISPENSING, DELIVERING OR TRANSFERRING LIQUIDS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B67D1/00Apparatus or devices for dispensing beverages on draught
    • B67D1/08Details
    • B67D1/0857Cooling arrangements
    • B67D1/0858Cooling arrangements using compression systems
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D23/00General constructional features
    • F25D23/02Doors; Covers
    • F25D23/04Doors; Covers with special compartments, e.g. butter conditioners

Abstract

Household refrigeration device, comprising a heat-insulated inner container with a coolable interior for refrigerated goods, a heat-insulated door leaf provided for closing the interior with an outer side and an inner side facing the inner space, and a carbonating device for beverages, in which the carbonating device comprises a gas container, a mixing device and a beverage container, and is arranged on the inside of the door leaf.

Description

  • The invention relates to a household refrigerating appliance, comprising a thermally insulated inner container with a refrigerated interior for refrigerated goods, a heat-insulated door leaf provided for closing the interior with an outer side and an inner side facing the inner space and a Karbonisierungseinrichtung for drinks.
  • The KR 100840436 B1 relates to a refrigerator with a pressure vessel for gas for carbonation to improve the taste of beverages. The refrigerator provided with a carbonization gas pressure container comprises a container part for containing a beverage therein, and the container part can be opened and closed with a lid part. A container receiving portion has a receiving portion for receiving the container portion, a cooling unit arranged to cool the container portion at the side of the container receiving portion, and a carbonization gas container arranged to inject carbonizing gas into the container portion at the other side of the container receiving portion. The lid member is mounted on one side of an upper portion of the container member and has an opener plate which is displaceable in the vertical direction, thereby urging the central portion of the lid member to close an outlet of the container member.
  • The invention has for its object to improve ease of use and usability of a household refrigerator with a Karbonisierungseinrichtung for drinks.
  • The solution of this object is achieved with a domestic refrigerator, comprising a thermally insulated inner container with a refrigerated interior for refrigerated goods, a provided for closing the interior heat-insulated door leaf with an outer side and an interior facing inside and a Karbonisierungseinrichtung for drinks, wherein the Karbonisierungseinrichtung a gas container, comprises a mixing device and a beverage container and is arranged on the inside of the door panel.
  • The components of the Karbonisierungseinrichtung can be accommodated compactly and together, so that line paths are reduced and the components of the Karbonisierungseinrichtung are easily accessible, for example, for replacement of the gas container without refrigerated goods must be removed from the interior of the domestic refrigerator for this.
  • The inner side of the door leaf may have an inner skin with a cutout, to which a backing part, which is connected to the inner skin of the door leaf by means of foam backing with heat insulating material, is assigned to form a receiving space for the carbonizing device. Thus, a production can be facilitated or even made possible.
  • The backing part and the carbonizing device may each have corresponding retaining means. The holding means may optionally be detachable. The Karbonisierungseinrichtung can be easily and quickly attached to the backing part. The receiving space may have a cover. Thus, the Karbonisierungseinrichtung can be protected and the inside of the door panel can be designed attractively.
  • The carbonator, in particular the mixer or the beverage container, may have an output port connected to a tap. The tapping point can be arranged on the door leaf. The tap can thus be arranged spatially close to the Karbonisierungseinrichtung. Thus, after switching between carbonated and non-carbonated beverage, the beverage can be dispensed directly as desired, since there is no need for line capacities.
  • The tapping point can be arranged on the outside of the door leaf, in particular it can be fastened to an outer skin of the door leaf. This allows a drink to be tapped from the outside without having to open the door leaf. A drink can be taken conveniently at the tapping point with the door closed. Heating of the interior associated with opening the door panel can be avoided, thus improving energy efficiency.
  • Alternatively, the tapping point can be arranged on the inside of the door leaf, in particular the tapping point can be fastened to the inner skin of the door leaf. Thus, a drink can be removed with the door open, for example, if in any case the interior is accessed. The tap is protected when the door leaf is closed. The tapping point is not visible from the outside when the door leaf is closed. The outside of the door panel can be designed independently of the presence of the dispensing device.
  • The Karbonisierungseinrichtung may be arranged in the upper half of the door panel and / or in the horizontal direction at least approximately centrally in the door leaf. Thus, access to the Karbonisierungseinrichtung for an operator in an access optimal position, for example, standing done.
  • In summary, and in other words, the invention thus provides, among other things, a space-saving and easily accessible to the user accommodation of a drinking water carbonation unit in a domestic refrigerator. Unlike solutions where the drinking water carbonation unit is located on the rear wall in the cooling tank, the unit can be mounted complete with CO 2 tank, mixing unit, beverage tank, water tank and attachments on the inside of the refrigerator door. The inclusion of the components can be made possible by foamed-in backing parts in the door. Any existing cover in the corresponding design can prevent direct contact with the components. The following advantages may arise: The unit can be accessed standing, the components intended for regular replacement are directly and freely accessible, so that no refrigerated goods need to be removed, the dispensing unit is directly connected to the carbonator and is in immediate Proximity, after switching from non-carbonated to carbonated water and vice versa, the output of the desired product takes place immediately, usable Kühlgutraum remains untouched.
  • Further features and advantages will become apparent from the following description of an embodiment with reference to the accompanying figures. Concrete features of this embodiment may represent general features of the invention.
  • They show schematically and by way of example:
  • 1 a perspective view of a household refrigerator with a refrigerant cycle system and
  • 2 an illustration of a door leaf of the household refrigeration appliance in isolation with arranged thereon Karbonisierungseinrichtung.
  • 1 shows a perspective view of a household refrigerator 1 with a refrigerant cycle system. The household refrigerator 1 has a heat-insulated inner container 2 with a coolable interior 3 . 4 for refrigerated goods. For cooling a partially shown here chiller is provided, which is the interior 3 . 4 removes heat during operation and releases it to the outside. Optionally, the receiving space and moisture can be withdrawn.
  • The refrigerating machine can in particular be used as a refrigerant circuit with at least one compressor 5 , a condenser and an evaporator.
  • This in 1 illustrated household refrigerator 1 has a body 6 in which the inner container 2 is included. The inner container 2 is in an overhead freezer 3 and a downstairs refrigerator 4 divided up. The freezer room 3 is generally used for freezing frozen food at about minus 18 degrees Celsius and has a wall area 7 on. The freezer room 3 is a first evaporator 8th assigned behind a freezer compartment rear wall 9 is arranged. The freezer room 3 is when the freezer compartment door is open 10 accessible. To open, the freezer compartment door points 10 a first grip 11 on.
  • The fridge 4 is generally used for frost-free cooling of refrigerated goods, preferably at temperatures between plus 4 and plus 8 degrees Celsius. The fridge 4 However, it may also be designed as a zero-degree compartment, in particular for keeping fruit or vegetables fresh, or include such. The fridge 4 has a back wall 12 on, behind a second evaporator 13 is arranged. The second evaporator 13 serves to cool the refrigerator 4 , The fridge 4 is when the fridge door is open 14 accessible. To open, the refrigerator door points 14 a second grip 15 on.
  • A single evaporator, or the first evaporator 8th and the second evaporator 13 , or any number of evaporators can be connected to the compressor 5 be connected. The compressor 5 is from the back ie behind the back wall 12 of the refrigeration device 1 into a machine room 16 of the housing 17 used. In 1 is the carbonator of the household refrigerator 1 not apparent.
  • 2 shows a representation of a door leaf 18 the household refrigeration appliance in isolation with arranged thereon Karbonisierungseinrichtung 19 , The area of the carbonator 19 is also shown enlarged.
  • The door leaf 18 is thermally insulated and has next to the interior facing the inside 20 an outside on. The inside 20 of the door leaf 18 is formed by an inner skin. The inner skin can be made of a thermoformed plastic. On the inside 20 of the door leaf 18 are offenders 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 arranged for receiving refrigerated goods. The campers 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 For example, they are suitable for holding bottles of different heights and different diameters. In the present case are the Absteller 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 height-adjustable. If necessary, however, one or more rest stops can also be provided 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 be fixed. It can also be integrated into a deep-drawn inner skin supper.
  • In the illustrated embodiment, two lower Absteller 26 . 27 , four middle stalls 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 and a supervisor 21 intended. The lower supporters 26 . 27 and the upper supervisor 21 extend approximately over the entire width of the door panel 18 , The middle stalls 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 each extend only over a lateral part of the door leaf width over an at least approximately the same width. This remains between the storages 22 . 23 and the storerooms 24 . 25 in the horizontal direction at least approximately in the center of the door leaf 18 a free space in which a recording room 28 is arranged. In the recording room 28 is the carbonator 19 arranged the household refrigerator. In the vertical direction is the recording room 28 arranged in a height easily accessible to an operator.
  • In another embodiment, the width of the Absteller 23 . 25 right of the recording room 28 and the width of the supper 22 . 24 to the left of the recording room 28 be different, so the recording room 28 in horizontal direction on the inside 20 of the door leaf 18 is arranged eccentrically. If necessary, you can only store on one side of the door 18 be provided so that the recording room 28 in the door leaf 18 is arranged laterally. The recording room 28 may in principle also be arranged in whole or in part between upper Abstellern or lower Abstellern. Regardless of the horizontal position of the recording room 28 can be the side of the recording room 28 be waived on supervisor. It can only be a stager at the side of the reception room 28 be provided or there may be more than two supporters on the side of the receiving space 28 be arranged.
  • Between the inner skin formed by the inner skin 20 and the outside of the door leaf 18 a heat insulating layer is arranged. The inner skin of the door leaf 18 has a section. In the cutout, a receiving part is arranged, which serves as a backing part of the cutout the receiving space 28 forms. The receiving part is shell-shaped with a bottom portion and a peripheral portion. In addition, the receiving part has a flange-like area. With its flange-like region, the receiving part is arranged on the side of the inner skin facing the outer side of the door leaf. The receiving part is connected by back-foaming with heat insulating material with the inner skin. Additionally or alternatively, the receiving part may be connected to the internal skin, for example by gluing or welding.
  • The components of the carbonator 19 are securely attached to the receiving part. For this purpose, the receiving part has a contour with the Karbonisierungseinrichtung 19 and / or their components corresponding counter contour. For example, the receiving part and the Karbonisierungseinrichtung 19 and / or their components intercrossing undercut areas. In this case, an undercut region or two corresponding undercut regions can be elastic, so that an optionally releasable latching connection is formed. In particular, a storage container 29 for gaseous carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) by simple means releasably secured to the receiving part. For fastening the carbonization device 19 and / or their components in the receiving part may have a contour of the Karbonisierungseinrichtung 19 and / or their components and a contour of the receiving part partially or completely abut each other.
  • By means of the carbonization device 19 a drink can be carbonated. The carbonator 19 can next to the reservoir 29 for gaseous carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), a beverage container 30 and a mixer 31 , a metering and metering device, lines 32 . 33 . 34 and optionally further mechanical or electronic components. The beverage container 30 For example, it is used to hold non-carbonated water. It is a fluid line 33 provided by the beverage container 30 to the mixer 31 leads. There is also a gas pipe 32 provided by the reservoir 29 to the mixer 31 leads. In the mixer 31 can CO 2 from the reservoir 29 in the drink from the beverage container 30 be blown. The mixer 31 or the beverage container 30 may have an output port to which an output line 34 connected for carbonated liquid. The output line 34 can lead to a tap. The wires 32 . 33 . 34 can have at one end or at both ends couplings for releasable attachment, in particular, the gas line 32 a coupling for releasable attachment to the reservoir 29 exhibit. An existing carbonator cover 19 is in the 2 not shown.
  • The tap can be in the immediate vicinity of the carbonator 19 be arranged. For example, the tapping point on the outside of the door panel 18 be arranged. But the tap can also, for example, on the inside 20 of the door leaf 18 be arranged. The tapping point can be arranged in an upper area of the door leaf. The tap may have a cover. In the area of the dispensing device, an input device can also be arranged, with which an output can be controlled and / or with which it can be controlled whether carbonated or non-carbonated beverage is dispensed. For example, the input device a pressure switch, which can be pressed by means of a receptacle into which beverage is to be tapped, to activate a beverage dispensing. The input device may include a selector switch for selecting between the dispensing of carbonated or non-carbonated beverage. The selector switch may be a push button switch, slide switch or toggle switch.
  • Optionally, a further beverage container may be provided, which serves for example for receiving a beverage concentrate. This further beverage container can by means of a liquid line to the mixer 31 or with the output line 34 be connected so that the output drink beverage concentrate can be added.
  • QUOTES INCLUDE IN THE DESCRIPTION
  • This list of the documents listed by the applicant has been generated automatically and is included solely for the better information of the reader. The list is not part of the German patent or utility model application. The DPMA assumes no liability for any errors or omissions.
  • Cited patent literature
    • KR 100840436 B1 [0002]

Claims (9)

  1. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ), comprising a thermally insulated inner container ( 2 ) with a coolable interior ( 3 . 4 ) for refrigerated goods, an intended for closing the interior heat-insulated door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) with an outside and an interior ( 2 ) facing inside ( 20 ) and a carbonization device ( 19 ) for beverages, characterized in that the carbonating device ( 19 ) a gas container ( 29 ), a mixing device ( 31 ) and a beverage container ( 30 ) and on the inside ( 20 ) of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is arranged.
  2. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to claim 1, characterized in that the inside ( 20 ) of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) has an inner skin with a cutout, which is used to form a receiving space ( 28 ) for the carbonator ( 19 ) is associated with a backing part, which by back-foaming with heat insulating material with the inner skin of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) connected is.
  3. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to claim 2, characterized in that the backing part and the carbonizing device ( 19 ) each have corresponding holding means.
  4. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to one of claims 2 or 3, characterized in that the receiving space ( 28 ) has a cover.
  5. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the carbonization device ( 19 ), in particular the mixer ( 31 ) or the beverage container ( 30 ) has an output port connected to a tap.
  6. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to claim 5, characterized in that the tapping point on the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is arranged.
  7. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to claim 6, characterized in that the tapping point on the outside of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is arranged, in particular on an outer skin of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is attached.
  8. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to claim 6, characterized in that the tapping point on the inside of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is arranged, in particular on the inner skin of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is attached.
  9. Household refrigeration appliance ( 1 ) according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the carbonization device ( 19 ) in the upper half of the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) and / or in the horizontal direction at least approximately in the middle in the door leaf ( 14 . 18 ) is arranged.
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