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JP2006098051A
JP2006098051A JP2005328399A JP2005328399A JP2006098051A JP 2006098051 A JP2006098051 A JP 2006098051A JP 2005328399 A JP2005328399 A JP 2005328399A JP 2005328399 A JP2005328399 A JP 2005328399A JP 2006098051 A JP2006098051 A JP 2006098051A
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Kazumi Kinoshita
Chiaki Morimoto
Yasuto Mukai
靖人 向井
和美 木下
千章 森本
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An air conditioner for creating a comfortable living environment is provided.
An air outlet 5 and a rotating wind direction changing blade 8 are provided, and at the time of dehumidifying operation, the air direction changing blade 8 is moved to a position where an air flow blown from the air outlet 5 is sent to a suction side. Therefore, during dehumidification control, a dehumidifying effect can be generated by a short circuit in which the wind blown from the air conditioner is directly sent to the suction side, and an air conditioner that creates a comfortable living environment can be provided.
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  The present invention relates to a structure of a vertical direction wind direction change blade and an air direction change control in an air conditioner.

  2. Description of the Related Art Conventionally, the configuration of a wind direction control device for a domestic air conditioner is a type and figure in which an up / down direction wind direction changing blade 8 is rotatably disposed near a diffuser as shown in FIG. 13 (a) or 14 (a). As shown in FIG. 13 (b) or FIG. 14 (b), it is roughly classified into a type that is rotatably disposed near the water tray. FIGS. 13 (a) and 14 (b) show the rotation stop position of the up / down direction wind direction change blades during cooling in each type, and FIGS. 13 (b) and 14 (a) show the up / down direction wind direction change blades during heating in each type. (Example) is shown. Further, as described in Patent Document 1 below, the upper blade and the lower blade of the vertical airflow direction control plate are directed downward, and the upper blade of the vertical airflow direction control plate is parallel to the lower blade of the vertical airflow direction control plate. An air conditioner (FIGS. 15 (a) to 15 (c)) in which the lower blade of the vertical air direction control plate is directed upward from a position parallel to the upper blade of the vertical air direction control plate. (For example, refer to Patent Document 1).

Furthermore, when the air conditioner is stopped, the air outlet is covered and covered with the up / down wind direction changing blades, so that the up / down air direction changing blades have a lightly arcuate shape.
Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 5-60365

  However, in FIG. 13A, which is the above-described conventional configuration, during the cooling operation, the cool air 11 is blown in the horizontal direction or the upward direction along the up / down air direction changing blades and the shape of the blades. Can carry cold air far away. As a result, it is possible to create a comfortable environment with less airflow without directing cold air on people. However, like the warm air 10 in FIG. 14A, during the heating operation, an air flow 10 'having a temperature higher and lighter than that of the surrounding air is generated and separated from the up and down airflow direction change blades. Thereby, it had the subject that reachability to a floor surface direction deteriorated like the warm air 19 of FIG.

  Further, in the configuration of FIG. 13B, the warm air 10 that is lighter and warmer than the surrounding air during the heating operation is suppressed by the up / down wind direction changing blade and the blade shape, so that the warm air 20 in FIG. Reachability to the floor is improved. However, when the temperature is lower than that of the surrounding air as shown in FIG. 14B, the cold air 11 ′ that is heavier than the surrounding air and peeled off from the vertical wind direction changing blades is generated. As shown in FIG. As a result, it was impossible to carry the 18 to a distant place in the room, and there was a problem that the occupants felt indoors a chill.

  In the air conditioner described in the above-mentioned Patent Document 1, it is possible to increase the wind speed by the effect of constricting warm air and quickly raise the temperature near the floor surface. Had similar challenges.

  This invention solves such a conventional subject, and it aims at providing the air conditioner which creates a comfortable living environment.

In order to solve the above-mentioned problem, the present invention includes a blowout port and a rotating wind direction changing blade, and moves the wind direction changing blade to a position where airflow blown from the blowout port is sent to the suction side during dehumidifying operation. In the dehumidification control, the dehumidifying effect can be generated by a short circuit in which the wind blown from the air conditioner is directly sent to the suction side, and an air conditioner that creates a comfortable living environment can be provided.

  According to the present invention, it is possible to provide an air conditioner that creates a comfortable living environment.

  1st invention is equipped with a blower outlet and the wind direction change blade | wing which rotates, and moves the said wind direction change blade | wing to the position which sends the airflow which blows off from the said blower port to the suction side at the time of a dehumidification driving | operation. Thus, during dehumidification control, a dehumidifying effect can be generated by a short circuit in which the wind blown from the air conditioner is directly sent to the suction side, and an air conditioner that creates a comfortable living environment can be provided.

  2nd invention is equipped with the arm part which hold | maintains and fluctuates the wind direction change blade | wing which rotates, and was set as the structure which moves the said wind direction change blade | wing by rotation of the said wind direction change blade | wing and the fluctuation | variation of the said arm part. At the time of dehumidification control, a dehumidifying effect can be generated by a short circuit in which the wind blown from the air conditioner is directly sent to the suction side, and an air conditioner that creates a comfortable living environment can be provided.

  The third invention is characterized in that a first motor and a second motor are arranged, the arm portion is driven by the first motor, and the wind direction changing blade is driven by the second motor. It is possible to create a comfortable living environment that does not feel airflow during cooling, and has cold head heat during heating.

  The fourth invention is characterized in that the shaft output transmission mechanism of the second motor is provided in the arm portion, and it is not necessary to arrange a driving source for the vertical direction wind direction change blade at the tip of the arm portion, and it is simple. In addition, the torque load of the first motor that drives the arm portion can be reduced.

  According to a fifth aspect of the present invention, the arm portion has a plurality of indirect portions, and the up-down direction wind direction changing blade can be housed in the outlet, and the aesthetics of the air conditioner can be maintained.

  In a sixth aspect of the invention, the first motor and the second motor have an integral structure, the first motor output shaft is concentric with the output shaft of the second motor, and each motor can be independently controlled. Thus, it is possible to prevent the rotation of the motor for driving the vertical direction wind direction changing blades and to configure the wind direction control device of the air conditioner with high space efficiency.

  The seventh invention is characterized by changing the flow of air in the vertical direction and the speed of the air flow by operating the arm part and the wind direction changing blade independently of each other. It is possible to create a comfortable and healthy living space by agitating the air and applying wind to people unsteadily.

  Hereinafter, embodiments of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

(Embodiment 1)
FIG. 1 is a cross-sectional view of an air conditioner. In the figure, an air conditioner 1 includes a heat exchanger 3, a blower fan 4 that circulates blown air 10 and 11 in a room, a diffuser 2 up to a blower outlet 5, a water tray 12, a vertical wind direction change blade 8, and the vertical direction. It is the arm part 6 holding a wind direction change blade | wing at the front-end | tip. Moreover, the air conditioner 1 is comprised by the left-right direction wind direction change blade | wing, a heat exchange temperature detector, a microcomputer, etc.

  FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view of the up and down direction wind direction changing blade.

  A first motor 13, which is an arm driving device disposed between the diffuser 2 and the water tray 12, is arranged in the depth direction of this figure and is connected to the output shaft 13 ′ of the first motor 13. The part 6 can freely rotate 7 in front of the outlet 5 around the output shaft 13 ′. In addition, a vertical wind direction changing blade 8 mechanically coupled to the output shaft of the second motor 14 freely rotates 9 at the tip of the arm portion 6, and cool air or air is blown from the outlet 5 of the air conditioner 1. Hot air can be freely blown up and down. In this case, the second motor 14 may be arranged on the output shaft 13 ′ of the first motor 13 as shown in FIG.

  Further, as shown in FIG. 3, the vertical wind direction changing blade 8 has a cross-sectional shape that draws an arc, and even if the arm portion 6 and the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8 are at the same position, the vertical wind direction changing blade 8 has a slight wind (15, 15 ') can also be blown apart.

  Thus, it is possible to solve the problems such as reachability of the warm air to the floor during heating of the conventional air conditioner or cold air directly hitting a resident in the room during cooling.

  4 and 5 are diagrams showing the flow of air in the room by the wind direction control device of the air conditioner of the present embodiment and the conventional example. A solid line 17 in FIG. 4 is an air flow in the room by the up-down direction wind direction changing blade 8 which is an embodiment of the present invention at the time of cooling, and a dotted line 18 is a room by a conventional air conditioner (FIG. 14B). The airflow inside. By controlling the vertical wind direction blades as in FIG. 13 (a), the cold air is blown in the horizontal direction or upward direction along the vertical wind direction changing blades 8 and the shape of the blades. Can prevent people in the living room from directly hitting cold air. Moreover, the solid line 20 of FIG. 5 is the airflow in the room by the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing 8 which is one embodiment of this invention at the time of heating, and the dotted line 19 is by the conventional air conditioner (FIG. 13 (a)). The airflow in the living room. The warm air whose temperature is higher and lighter than the surrounding air is suppressed by the up-and-down wind direction changing blade 8 and the blade shape, and the reachability to the floor surface is improved. Further, as shown in FIG. 6, the air outlet 5 is closed with the vertical direction wind vane 8 to make it narrow, and the wind speed is increased by the contraction effect as in JP-A-5-60365, so that the temperature near the floor surface can be quickly increased. It can also be raised.

  In the above air conditioner, it is possible to solve the problems in the wind direction control during cooling and heating that a conventional air conditioner has, and to create a comfortable living environment.

(Embodiment 2)
FIG. 2 shows an embodiment of the arm portion 6 in which the arm portion 6 incorporates the shaft output transmission mechanism of the second motor 14 that drives the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8. The second motor shaft output 14 ′ is connected to a pulley 23 built in the arm portion 6, and a timing belt 24 and a pulley 22 are arranged inside the arm portion 6, and the pulley 22, 23 and the timing belt 24 are used for the second motor shaft output 14 ′. Thus, the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8 can be freely rotated 9. The boss 21 of the arm 6 is supported by a hole provided in the air conditioner 1, and the boss of the other arm 6 is connected to the shaft output of the first motor 13 and can be freely rotated 7. Can do.

  According to this embodiment, the second motor 14 can be disposed on the main body side of the air conditioner, and the weight of the arm portion 6 is reduced, so that the second motor is attached to the tip of the arm portion. Since the torque of the first motor 13 is reduced with respect to the rotation of the second motor arm portion 6, the first motor 13 can be downsized.

It should be noted that the same effect can be obtained even if the shaft output transmission mechanism of the second motor that drives the vertical wind direction changing blade 8 is a driving force transmission mechanism that is a combination of gears instead of a timing belt and a pulley. it can.

(Embodiment 3)
FIG. 7 shows a structure (FIG. 7 (a)) in which the arm portions 6-1 and 6-2 bent in two at the joint portion according to the rotation by the first motor 13 become an integral arm portion and its state. A change (FIG. 7B) is shown. As the first motor 13 rotates, the arm portion 6-1 rotates like 7 and moves in contact with the diffuser 2, so that the arm portion 6-1 extends so that the arm extends with the joint portion 25 as a fulcrum. The angle 6-2 widens, and the stopper 26 eventually becomes an integral arm. Further, by rotating the first motor 13 in the reverse direction, the arm portions 6-1 and 6-2 return to the original contracted state.

  And according to this embodiment, the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing 8 of the air conditioner 1 can be obstruct | occluded with respect to the blower outlet 5 (FIG. 3).

(Embodiment 4)
FIG. 8 shows an embodiment of the present invention in which a first motor 13 for freely rotating the arm portion 6 and a second motor 14 for freely rotating the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8 are integrated. The first motor 13 that freely rotates the arm portion 6 has a so-called outer rotor structure in which the rotor 27 is disposed outside the stator 28. On the other hand, the second motor 14 that freely rotates the upper and lower wind direction vanes 8 has an output shaft 14 ′ coaxially with the first motor 13 and is surrounded by the rotation outline of the first motor. By doing so, the motor can be driven independently.

  In the rotation of the vertical wind direction changing blade 8 and the arm 6 using two separate motors as shown in FIG. 2, the pulleys 22 and 23 and the timing belt 24 with respect to the output shaft 13 ′ of the first motor. Thus, the up / down direction wind direction changing blades are connected, and the up / down direction wind direction changing blades rotate as the arm portion 6 rotates. On the other hand, in the configuration of FIG. 9, by using the integrated motor of FIG. 8, the rotational torque of the first motor 13 ′ directly acts on the arm portion 6-1 and expands and contracts the arm portion as shown in FIG. Can be made. On the other hand, the rotational torque of the second motor 14 'works completely independently of the rotation of the first motor, and the wind direction in the vertical direction is passed through the pulleys 22, 22', 23, 23 'and the timing belts 24, 24'. It acts on the change blade 8.

  According to this embodiment, when the air conditioner is installed by integrating the two motors, space efficiency can be achieved, and the motor output shaft can be prevented from interfering with the positional control of the vertical direction wind direction change blades. Sex can be obtained.

(Embodiment 5)
FIG. 10 shows an example in which the speed and direction of the airflow in the vertical direction can be controlled by the position of the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8. In FIG. 10, when the vertical direction wind direction change blades 8 are arranged as shown by the broken line, the air flow can be dispersed from the outlet 5 of the air conditioner. Moreover, when the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing 8 is arrange | positioned like a continuous line, the airflow which blows off slowly in a horizontal direction and the airflow which blows off quickly in a floor surface direction can be produced | generated. FIG. 12 shows the state of airflow in the room when the vertical direction change blades are arranged as shown by the solid line in FIG. 10, which envelops people in the room and creates a comfortable environment without airflow feeling. .

  Further, as shown in FIG. 6, by closing the air outlet 5 by the arm portion 6 and the up-down direction wind direction changing blade 8, the wind speed can be increased by the contraction effect, and the temperature near the floor surface can be quickly raised. In addition, when the vertical direction wind direction change blade 8 is arranged as shown in FIG. 11, the dehumidifying effect may be generated by a short circuit in which the wind blown from the air conditioner is directly sent to the suction side during dehumidification control. it can.

  According to these embodiments, the wind direction control suitable for the operation mode (heating, cooling, dehumidification) of the air conditioner can be realized by the positional relationship between the vertical direction wind direction changing blade 8 and the outlet 5. In addition, the airflow direction and speed of the airflow from the outlet of the air conditioner can be freely changed, so that the airflow and comfort of the person in the room can be realized.

The cross-sectional view of the air conditioner which shows one embodiment of this invention Explanatory drawing of the airflow control using the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing which is one embodiment of this invention The exploded perspective view of the up-down direction wind direction change blade which is one embodiment of the present invention The state diagram of the air flow in the room during the cooling of the air conditioner according to the embodiment of the present invention and the conventional example The state figure of the air flow in the room at the time of heating of the air conditioner which is one embodiment of the present invention and the conventional example Explanatory drawing of a contracted flow production | generation method with the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing which is one embodiment of this invention (A) Configuration of vertical wind direction changing blade and bent arm according to another embodiment of the present invention (b) State of vertical wind direction changing blade and arm that shift from the blowout port closed state to the wind direction changeable state Illustration of change 1 is a cross-sectional view of an integrated motor for driving an up-down direction wind direction changing blade and an arm in one embodiment of the present invention. Explanatory drawing of the arm part by the integrated motor which is one embodiment of this invention, and an up-down direction wind direction blade drive mechanism Explanatory drawing of the airflow control by the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing which is one embodiment of this invention Explanatory drawing of dehumidification control by the up-down direction wind direction change blade | wing which is one embodiment of this invention State diagram of air flow in a room by vertical direction wind direction change blade control according to one embodiment of the present invention (A) Explanatory diagram of wind direction control during cooling of an air conditioner that is a conventional example (advantage) (b) Explanatory diagram of wind direction control during heating of an air conditioner that is another conventional example (advantage) (A) Explanatory diagram of wind direction control during heating of an air conditioner that is a conventional example (cons) (b) Explanatory diagram of wind direction control during cooling of an air conditioner that is another conventional example (cons) Explanatory drawing of the contraction flow generation method of the conventional air conditioner

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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Air conditioner 2 Diffuser 3 Indoor heat exchanger 4 Cross flow fan 5 Air outlet 6 Arm part 7 Arm part rotation range 8 Vertical direction wind direction change blade 9 Vertical direction wind direction change blade rotation range 10 Air flow at the time of heating 11 Cooling Airflow of water 12 Water tray 13 First motor for driving arm part 14 Second motor for driving airflow changing blade in the vertical direction 15 Airflow from the air outlet of the air conditioner 17 Living room during cooling according to one embodiment of the present invention 18 Airflow in the room during cooling according to an embodiment of the present invention 19 Airflow in the room during heating according to an embodiment of the present invention 20 Airflow in the room during heating according to a conventional example 21 Arm portion rotating boss 22 Change in vertical direction of airflow Blade drive pulley 23 Second drive motor coupling pulley 24 Timing belt 25 Joint portion 26 Stopper 27 Rotor 28 Stator

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  1. An air conditioner comprising an air outlet and a rotating wind direction changing blade, wherein the air direction changing blade is moved to a position where an air flow blown from the air outlet is sent to a suction side during a dehumidifying operation.
  2. The air conditioner according to claim 1, further comprising: an arm portion that holds and fluctuates a rotating wind direction changing blade, and is configured to move the wind direction changing blade by rotation of the wind direction changing blade and fluctuation of the arm portion. .
  3. The air conditioner according to claim 2, wherein a first motor and a second motor are arranged, the arm portion is driven by the first motor, and the wind direction changing blade is driven by the second motor. .
  4. The air conditioner according to claim 2 or 3, wherein a shaft output transmission mechanism of the second motor is provided in the arm portion.
  5. The air conditioner according to any one of claims 2 to 4, wherein the arm portion has a plurality of indirect portions.
  6. The first motor and the second motor have an integral structure, and the first motor output shaft is concentric with the output shaft of the second motor, and each motor can be independently controlled. The air conditioner according to any one of claims 3 to 5.
  7. The air conditioning according to any one of claims 2 to 6, wherein the arm portion and the wind direction changing blade are independently operated to change the wind flow in the vertical direction and the speed of the air flow. Machine.
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