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JP5850032B2
JP5850032B2 JP2013244419A JP2013244419A JP5850032B2 JP 5850032 B2 JP5850032 B2 JP 5850032B2 JP 2013244419 A JP2013244419 A JP 2013244419A JP 2013244419 A JP2013244419 A JP 2013244419A JP 5850032 B2 JP5850032 B2 JP 5850032B2
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奈緒子 岡本
奈緒子 岡本
淳一 中西
淳一 中西
山田 俊明
俊明 山田
克博 脇原
克博 脇原
哲二 井上
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F1/00Room units for air-conditioning, e.g. separate or self-contained units or units receiving primary air from a central station
    • F24F1/0007Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units
    • F24F1/0011Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units characterised by air outlets
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F1/00Room units for air-conditioning, e.g. separate or self-contained units or units receiving primary air from a central station
    • F24F1/0007Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F1/00Room units for air-conditioning, e.g. separate or self-contained units or units receiving primary air from a central station
    • F24F1/0007Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units
    • F24F1/0018Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units characterised by fans
    • F24F1/0025Cross-flow or tangential fans
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F1/00Room units for air-conditioning, e.g. separate or self-contained units or units receiving primary air from a central station
    • F24F1/0007Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units
    • F24F1/0043Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units characterised by mounting arrangements
    • F24F1/0057Indoor units, e.g. fan coil units characterised by mounting arrangements mounted in or on a wall
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F13/00Details common to, or for air-conditioning, air-humidification, ventilation or use of air currents for screening
    • F24F13/08Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates
    • F24F13/10Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers
    • F24F13/12Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers built up of sliding members
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F13/00Details common to, or for air-conditioning, air-humidification, ventilation or use of air currents for screening
    • F24F13/20Casings or covers
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F13/00Details common to, or for air-conditioning, air-humidification, ventilation or use of air currents for screening
    • F24F13/28Arrangement or mounting of filters
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F13/00Details common to, or for air-conditioning, air-humidification, ventilation or use of air currents for screening
    • F24F13/30Arrangement or mounting of heat-exchangers
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F13/00Details common to, or for air-conditioning, air-humidification, ventilation or use of air currents for screening
    • F24F13/08Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates
    • F24F13/10Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers
    • F24F13/14Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers built up of tilting members, e.g. louvre
    • F24F13/1426Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers built up of tilting members, e.g. louvre characterised by actuating means
    • F24F2013/1433Air-flow control members, e.g. louvres, grilles, flaps or guide plates movable, e.g. dampers built up of tilting members, e.g. louvre characterised by actuating means with electric motors
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24FAIR-CONDITIONING; AIR-HUMIDIFICATION; VENTILATION; USE OF AIR CURRENTS FOR SCREENING
    • F24F2221/00Details or features not otherwise provided for
    • F24F2221/26Details or features not otherwise provided for improving the aesthetic appearance

Description

  The present invention relates to an indoor unit of an air conditioner, for example.

Some conventional indoor units include a casing and a front panel configured to be movable away from the front surface of the casing in front of the casing. This indoor unit has a suction port disposed in the top surface portion of the casing and a cross flow fan disposed in the casing.

In this indoor unit, the front panel is arranged in parallel with the vertical direction when the operation is stopped, and the upper end of the front panel is moved forward from the lower end during the operation and is inclined. Accordingly, during operation, air sucked from the suction port of the top surface portion and the gap between the front panel and the casing is supplied to the cross flow fan, and then air from the cross flow fan is blown out from the air outlet.

JP 2011-149620 A

During the operation of a conventional indoor unit, when the front panel is moved away from the front surface of the casing, there is a problem that the inside of the casing is easily visible and the appearance of the indoor unit is deteriorated.

Therefore, an object of the present invention is to provide an indoor unit that can prevent the inside of the casing from becoming difficult to see and the appearance of the indoor unit from being deteriorated even when the front panel is moved away from the front surface of the casing. .

An indoor unit according to a first aspect of the present invention is disposed in front of the casing fixed to the wall surface and the casing, and in the air conditioning operation, a suction port is formed between the casing and the front surface of the casing. A front panel movable away from the front surface, wherein the front panel has an extending portion extending outward from both ends of the front surface of the casing.

In this indoor unit, since the extended portions extending outward from both ends of the front surface of the casing are arranged at both ends of the front panel, the inside of the casing becomes difficult to see and the appearance of the indoor unit is deteriorated. Can be prevented.
An indoor unit according to a second aspect of the invention is the indoor unit according to the first aspect of the invention, wherein the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the central portion in the longitudinal direction. The front panel is curved so that a central portion thereof bulges forward.
In this indoor unit, since the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the central portion in the longitudinal direction, the casing is moved when the front panel moves away from the front surface of the casing. It is easy to see the interior of the indoor unit and the appearance of the indoor unit is likely to deteriorate, but because the extended parts that extend outward from both ends of the front surface of the casing are arranged at both ends of the front panel, it is difficult to see the inside of the casing Thus, the appearance of the indoor unit can be prevented from being deteriorated.

In the indoor unit according to a third aspect of the invention, in the indoor unit according to the first or second aspect of the invention, the extending portion extends toward the back side.

In this indoor unit, since the extended portion of the front panel extends toward the back side, it is difficult to see the inside of the casing and the appearance of the indoor unit can be effectively prevented from being deteriorated.

An indoor unit according to a fourth aspect of the invention is the indoor unit according to the third aspect of the invention, characterized in that the distal end portion of the extending portion is bent forward.

In this indoor unit, since the front end portion of the extending portion of the front panel is bent forward, the design is improved.

In the indoor unit according to the fifth invention, in the indoor unit according to any one of the first to fourth inventions, the casing has a bottom frame and a front grill fixed to the front of the bottom frame, The front grille near both ends in the longitudinal direction is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the central part in the longitudinal direction, and the front grille is attached to the bottom frame near both longitudinal ends of the front grille. A screw fixing part for fixing is provided, and a protruding part protruding forward from the front surface of the front grill outside the screw fixing part is disposed on the front surface of the front grill.

In this indoor unit, the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction on the front surface of the front grill is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the central portion in the longitudinal direction, so that the screw of the screw fixing portion can be seen from the outside in the left-right direction of the indoor unit. It is easy and the appearance of the indoor unit is likely to deteriorate, but since the protruding part that protrudes forward from the front of the front grille is arranged outside the screw fixing part, it is difficult to see the screw of the screw fixing part. The appearance can be prevented from deteriorating.

In the indoor unit according to a sixth aspect of the invention, in the indoor unit according to the fifth aspect of the invention, the screw fixing portion and the protruding portion are disposed inside a recess recessed from the front surface of the front grill to the back side. Features.

In this indoor unit, since the screw fixing portion and the protruding portion are disposed inside the concave portion recessed from the front surface of the front grill to the back side, the protruding amount of the protruding portion can be reduced.

  As described above, according to the present invention, the following effects can be obtained.

In the first invention, since the extending portions extending outward from both ends of the front surface of the casing are disposed at both ends of the front panel, it becomes difficult to see the inside of the casing and the appearance of the indoor unit is deteriorated. Can be prevented.
In the second invention, since the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the longitudinal center portion, when the front panel moves away from the front surface of the casing, Although the interior of the casing is easy to see and the appearance of the indoor unit is likely to deteriorate, the interior of the casing can be seen because the extended portions that extend outward from both ends of the front surface of the casing are arranged at both ends of the front panel. It becomes difficult to prevent the appearance of the indoor unit from deteriorating.

In 3rd invention, since the extension part of the front panel is extended toward the back side, the inside of a casing becomes difficult to see and it can prevent effectively that the external appearance of an indoor unit deteriorates.

In 4th invention, since the front-end | tip part of the extension part of a front panel is bent ahead, the designability improves.

In the fifth aspect of the invention, the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front grille is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the longitudinal central portion. Although it is easy to see and the appearance of the indoor unit is likely to deteriorate, a protruding part that protrudes forward from the front of the front grille is arranged outside the screw fixing part, making it difficult to see the screw of the screw fixing part. Can be prevented from deteriorating the appearance.

In the sixth aspect of the invention, the screw fixing portion and the protruding portion are disposed inside the concave portion recessed from the front surface of the front grill to the back side, so that the protruding amount of the protruding portion can be reduced.

(A) is a perspective view at the time of the stop of the indoor unit concerning the embodiment of the present invention, (b) is a perspective view at the time of operation of an indoor unit, (c) is a front panel and It is a perspective view when the blowing panel is removed. (A) is a front view when the indoor unit is stopped, and (b) is a front view when the indoor unit is in operation. (A) is a right side view when the indoor unit is stopped, and (b) is a right side view when the indoor unit is in operation. It is a front view when the front panel and the blowing panel are removed from the indoor unit. It is the schematic which shows the longitudinal cross-section of an indoor unit. It is a block diagram which shows the control part of an indoor unit. (A) is a top view when the indoor unit is stopped, and (b) is a top view when the indoor unit is in operation. It is a bottom view at the time of a stop of an indoor unit. (A) is the schematic which shows a top | upper surface part, (b) is a front view of a wind direction change board single-piece | unit. It is explanatory drawing explaining the positional relationship of a top | upper surface part, a cross flow fan, and a wind direction change board. It is a right view when the front panel and the blowing panel are removed from the indoor unit. (A) is an enlarged view of part A in FIG. 4, (b) is a view when the screw is removed from (a), and (c) is XII (c) -XII shown in FIG. (c) It is a sectional view taken on the line. (A) is a front view of a front panel and a blowout panel, (b) is a sectional view taken along line XIII (b) -XIII (b), and (c) is a sectional view taken along line XIII (c) -XIII (c). (D) is a sectional view taken along line XIII (d) -XIII (d). It is the XIV-XIV sectional view taken on the line shown in FIG. FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view taken along line XV-XV shown in FIG. 2 and shows a configuration of a drive mechanism. It is the figure explaining the mode of movement of a front panel and a blow-out panel, (a) shows a mode before movement of a front panel, (b) shows a mode after a front panel moved, (c) Shows a state after the front panel and the blowout panel have moved.

  Hereinafter, an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described.

[Overall configuration of air conditioner]
An air conditioner according to an embodiment of the present invention includes an indoor unit 1 shown in FIG. 1 and an outdoor unit (not shown). The indoor unit 1 has an elongated shape in one direction as a whole, and is installed on the wall surface of the room so that its longitudinal direction is horizontal. In the following description, the direction protruding from the wall surface to which the indoor unit 1 is attached is referred to as “front”, and the opposite direction is referred to as “rear”. Further, the left-right direction shown in FIG. 1 is simply referred to as “left-right direction”, and the up-down direction shown in FIG. 1 is simply referred to as “up-down direction”.

[Configuration of indoor unit]
As shown in FIG. 5, the indoor unit 1 mainly includes a main body 4, a front panel 7, a blowout panel 8,
A wind direction changing plate 50 and the like are provided.

[Main unit]
As shown in FIGS. 4 and 5, the main body 4 includes a casing 5 including a bottom frame 42 and a front grill 6, an indoor heat exchanger 20 housed in the casing 5, and the crossflow fan 2.
1 (hereinafter also simply referred to as fan 21), fan motor 22 (see FIG. 6), electrical component box 40
Have

The indoor heat exchanger 20 and the fan 21 are attached to the bottom frame 42 as shown in FIG. The indoor heat exchanger 20 and the fan 21 are arranged so that the fan 21 is arranged at substantially the center of the indoor unit 1 in a cross-sectional view, and the indoor heat exchanger 20 having an inverted V shape surrounds the upper half of the fan 21. Has been.

As shown in FIG. 4, the electrical component box 40 is disposed on the right side in the front view of the indoor heat exchanger 20 and the fan 21. The electrical component box 40 houses a control unit 60 (see FIG. 6), and controls each component necessary for the air conditioning operation of the indoor unit 1 and the like. As shown in FIG. 6, the control unit 60 includes a fan motor 22 that drives the fan 21, a drive motor 43 that drives a drive machine 41 of the drive mechanism 9 described later, a flap motor 51 that drives a wind direction changing plate 50, and An auxiliary flap motor 53 for driving the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 is connected to the fan 21,
The drive machine 41, the wind direction changing plate 50, and the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 are controlled.

The bottom frame 42 is formed of a resin material and has a shape that covers the lower side, the rear side, and the side of the fan 21. The bottom frame 42 is fixed to the main body casing (not shown) that fixes the indoor heat exchanger 20 and the fan 21 and constitutes the back surface 1b of the indoor unit 1, and the left and right ends of the main body casing. It has a decorative plate 47 (see FIG. 3) constituting the side surface. An installation plate for fixing the indoor unit 1 to the indoor wall surface is attached to the back surface of the main casing.

The bottom frame 42 constitutes the air outlet 27 together with the front grill 6 at the lower part thereof.
This blower outlet 27 is an opening for blowing the wind from the fan 21 into the room. This air outlet 27
Is provided near the lower part of the indoor unit 1 and on the front side of the indoor unit 1. This air outlet 27
2 has a shape that is long in the horizontal direction when viewed from the front, as shown in FIG.

[Front grille]
The front grill 6 is attached to the bottom frame 42 from the front, and covers the front, side, upper, and lower sides of the main body 4. The front grill 6 is formed of a resin material and has a thin, substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape with the entire back surface opened. As shown in FIG. 4, the front grill 6 has a top surface portion 30, a front surface 31 (front surface of the casing), and a lower surface 32.

(Top)
As shown in FIG. 9A, the top surface portion 30 is curved so that the central portion 30M of the front end 30F bulges forward. Specifically, the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 is the central portion 3 of the front end 30F.
As it goes from 0M toward both ends 30a, 30b, it inclines toward the back surface 1b, and is curved so that the direction of the tangent line in contact with the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 changes continuously in plan view. Further, the side ends 30L and 30R of the top surface portion 30 are inclined (curved) toward the center side in the longitudinal direction (left and right direction) of the indoor unit 1 from the both ends 30a and 30b toward the back surface 1b.

A first air inlet 23 (suction port) for indoor air is disposed on substantially the entire top surface 30. As shown in FIG. 7A, a plurality of crosspieces 30c extending in the longitudinal direction and the front-rear direction are arranged on substantially the entire surface of the first suction port 23. Below the first suction port 23 (inside the indoor unit 1), there is an opening 24 formed in the center in the longitudinal direction and a non-opening 25 disposed outside the opening 24 in the longitudinal direction. . In the opening 24, a space between the crosspiece 30c is formed between the crosspiece 30c. In the non-opening 25, a plate member 30d for closing the crosspiece 30c and the crosspiece 30c is provided between the crosspiece 30c and the crosspiece 30c. Is arranged. The plate member 30d is disposed below the outer edge of the top surface portion 30 (that is, on the inner side of the indoor unit 1 from the first suction port 23). Therefore, the indoor air sucked from the first suction port 23 is directly taken into the fan 21 side from the opening 24, and after being sucked from the first suction port 23, the room air is once on the plate 30d of the non-opening 25. May flow into the fan 21 side from the opening 24 after flowing in the horizontal direction.

As shown to Fig.9 (a), the 1st suction inlet 23 is the front end 30 of the top | upper surface part 30 about a longitudinal direction.
The width W1 of the suction center portion 23M corresponding to the center portion 30M of F is the width at both ends in the longitudinal direction of the first suction port 23, that is, the width near the left end 30a of the top surface portion 30 and the top surface portion 30 in this embodiment.
It is configured wider than the width near the right end 30b. In the present embodiment, the left end 30a of the top surface portion 30.
The width in the vicinity and the width in the vicinity of the right end 30b of the top surface portion 30 are slightly (substantially zero). The width of the first suction port 23 is maximum at the suction center portion 23M. The width of the first suction port 23 is
It becomes narrower as it approaches the longitudinal ends 30a, 30b from the suction center portion 23M. In FIG. 9A, in order to facilitate understanding of the invention, a plurality of crosspieces 3 extending in the longitudinal direction and the front-rear direction.
In the figure, 0c is omitted.

As shown in FIG. 9A, the opening 24 has a front end 24 </ b> F at the front end 30 </ b> F of the top surface 30.
It is along. The width of the opening center portion 24M corresponding to the center portion 30M of the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 in the longitudinal direction is equal to the width of both ends of the opening portion 24 (the left end 24 of the opening portion).
L width, width of the right end 24R of the opening 24). As shown in FIG. 10, the central portion in the longitudinal direction of the opening 24 below the top surface portion 30 is the top surface portion 30 in the longitudinal direction.
Is slightly shifted to the left with respect to the suction central portion 23M corresponding to the central portion 30M of the front end 30F, and coincides with the longitudinal central portion of the fan 21 and the longitudinal central portion of the wind direction changing plate 50. Also,
Both ends 24L and 24R of the opening 24 are both ends of the fan 21 and both ends 50L of the wind direction changing plate 50.
, 50R.

(Front)
As shown in FIG. 4, the front surface 31 (front surface of the casing) has a substantially rectangular shape that is long in the left-right direction when viewed from the front. As can be easily understood from FIG. 1 (c), the front surface 31 has adjacent surfaces 33, 33 arranged in the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 (in the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing). It is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the central portion in the longitudinal direction. Further, the neighboring surfaces 33 and 33 are inclined (curved) toward the back surface 1b as going downward. In addition to the above-described neighboring surfaces 33 and 33, the front surface 31 includes the front end 30 </ b> F of the top surface portion 30, the opening 34 for taking in indoor air, and the outlet peripheral portion 3 arranged around the outlet 27.
5 etc. are included.

As shown in FIG. 4, the opening 34 is provided from the vicinity of the center in the vertical direction of the front surface 31 to the upper portion, and faces the front surface side of the indoor heat exchanger 20. The opening 34 has a rectangular shape that is long in the left-right direction, and extends in the vertical direction as shown in FIG. Therefore, the opening 34 is on the same plane. This opening 34 is the room air taken in from the front end 24F side of the opening 24,
Indoor air taken in from a second suction port 26 described later is taken into the fan 21 side. A filter 36 (see FIG. 5) that covers substantially the entire area of the opening 34 is attached in front of the opening 34. As shown in FIG. 5, the filter 36 extends from the front side to the upper side of the indoor heat exchanger 20, and dust in indoor air taken in from the first suction port 23 and the second suction port 26. To collect.

As shown in FIG. 1C, the blower outlet peripheral portion 35 is curved so that the central portion in the longitudinal direction swells forward. In detail, it curves so that a depth dimension may become large as it approaches the longitudinal direction center part from the both ends of the blower outlet peripheral part 35. FIG.

As understood from FIG. 1A and the like, when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped, the front panel 7 is
The front end 30F of the top surface 30 and a part (upper side) of the vicinity surfaces 33 and 33 are in contact with or close to each other. Therefore, the upper side of the front surface 31 is closed by the front panel 7. Further, the blowout panel 8 is in contact with or close to a part (lower side) of the blower outlet peripheral portion 35 and the neighboring surfaces 33 and 33. Therefore, the lower side of the front surface 31 is closed by the blowout panel 8. On the other hand, when the indoor unit 1 is in operation, as shown in FIG. 1 (b), the front panel 7 moves forward in a substantially horizontal direction, so that the front panel 30 and the front end 30 </ b> F of the top surface portion 30 and the neighboring surfaces 33 and 33. A gap is formed between the two, and a second suction port 26 for sucking room air is formed. Moreover, the blower outlet 27 is opened when the blowout panel 8 moves between the front panel 7 and the front grille 6.

As shown in FIG. 4, there are two recesses recessed on the back side from the neighboring surfaces 33, 33 (the front surface 31 of the front grill 6) on the upper side of the neighboring surfaces 33, 33 arranged near both longitudinal ends of the front surface 31. Recess 9
1 and 91 are formed. The two recesses 91 and 91 are symmetrical. As shown in FIG. 12, a screw fixing portion 92 (screw hole) into which a screw S for fixing the front grill 6 to the bottom frame 42 is screwed is formed in the recess 91. Further, in the concave portion 91, a protruding portion 93 that protrudes forward from the adjacent surfaces 33 and 33 (the front surface of the front grille) is disposed on the outer side in the left-right direction of the screw fixing portion 92. Therefore, in this indoor unit 1, the screw S is made difficult to be seen from the side of the indoor unit 1 or obliquely forward.

An opening for forming the air outlet 27 together with the bottom frame 42 is formed below the front surface 31 and in front of the lower surface 32. The front surface of the air outlet 27 is closed by the air outlet panel 8 when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped. Further, as shown in FIG. 8, the lower surface of the air outlet 27 is closed by a wind direction changing plate 50 attached to the bottom frame 42 when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped.

As shown in FIG. 2B, a wind direction changing plate 50 and an auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 arranged above the wind direction changing plate 50 are arranged at the outlet 27. The wind direction changing plate 50 and the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 have a plate-like shape having a long shape in the left-right direction, and the wind direction changing plate 50 and the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 are rotational axes along different horizontal directions. It is comprised so that rotation around is possible. Therefore, the wind direction change board 50 changes the wind direction of the air which blows off from the blower outlet 27 in an up-down direction with the auxiliary | assistant wind direction change board 52. FIG. A flap motor 51 is connected to the wind direction changing plate 50, and an auxiliary flap motor 53 is connected to the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52. The wind direction changing plate 50 and the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 can be rotated around different rotation axes by driving the flap motor 51 and the auxiliary flap motor 53, respectively.

As shown in FIGS. 9B and 10, the wind direction changing plate 50 is curved so that the vicinity of the center of the front end 50 </ b> F bulges forward. Specifically, the front end 50F of the wind direction changing plate 50 is a blowout central portion 50M corresponding to the central portion 30M of the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 (FIGS. 1C and 2B).
In addition, it is inclined toward the back surface 1b as it goes from both ends 50a and 50b to the both ends 50a and 50b, and is curved so that the direction of the tangent line in contact with the front end 50F of the wind direction changing plate 50 changes continuously in plan view. . Further, the side ends 50L and 50R of the wind direction changing plate 50 extend along the front-rear direction. The wind direction changing plate 50 is formed at the central portion 30 of the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30.
The width W2 of the blowout central portion 50M corresponding to M is the width at both ends in the longitudinal direction (the width of the left end 50L, the right end 5).
0R width). The width of the wind direction changing plate 50 is maximum at the blowout central portion 50M. Further, the width of the wind direction changing plate 50 is from the blowout central portion 50M to both longitudinal ends 50a,
It becomes narrower as it approaches 50b. As shown in FIG. 8, the wind direction changing plate 50 includes the indoor unit 1.
When the operation is stopped, the shape is along the opening defined by the blowout panel 8 and the lower surface 32 of the front grill 6. And the wind direction change board 50 comprises the bottom face of the indoor unit 1 parallel to a horizontal surface with the lower surface 32 of the front grill 6 by moving so that it may become parallel to a horizontal surface, when operation stop instruction | indication is carried out. As shown in FIG. 10, the longitudinal direction central portion of the wind direction changing plate 50 is slightly shifted to the left with respect to the blowout central portion 50M corresponding to the central portion 30M of the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 in the longitudinal direction. , Which coincides with the longitudinal center of the fan 21 and the longitudinal center of the opening 24. The width W3 of the central portion in the longitudinal direction of the wind direction changing plate 50 is configured wider than the widths at both ends in the longitudinal direction (the width of the left end 50L and the width of the right end 50R).

On the other hand, as shown in FIG. 2B, the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 has a constant width in the longitudinal direction. Thus, since the width of the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 is constant in the longitudinal direction, the wind direction changing plate 50 is
When the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 rotates about the rotation axes along different horizontal directions, the wind direction changing plate 50 and the auxiliary wind direction changing plate 52 do not interfere with each other.

[Front panel and blowout panel]
As shown in FIG. 1A, the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 cover substantially the entire front surface 31 of the front grill 6 when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped.

The front panel 7 is formed of a resin material and is provided so as to cover the upper side of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. The front panel 7 is supported near the left and right ends so as to be movable in the front-rear direction by an opening / closing mechanism 61 described later. The front panel 7 opens the second suction port 26 by moving away from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6, and closes the second suction port 26 by moving closer to the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. .

The blowout panel 8 is formed of a resin material, and is provided so as to cover the lower portion of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. The blow-out panel 8 is supported in the vicinity of both left and right ends so as to be movable in the vertical direction by an opening / closing mechanism 61 described later. When the front panel 7 is moved forward, the blow-out panel 8 moves (moves upward) into the gap between the front panel 7 and the front grill 6 to open the air outlet 27 and moves downward. The outlet 27 is closed.

(Panel shape)
The front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 are three-dimensional panels having a three-dimensional shape. That is, it is curved in the longitudinal direction (left-right direction) and curved in the up-down direction. The thickness of the front panel 7 and the thickness of the blowout panel 8 are substantially constant in the longitudinal direction and the vertical direction,
The thickness of the front panel 7 and the thickness of the blowout panel 8 are substantially the same. The front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 are provided with reinforcing ribs 7a and 8a (rearly projecting rearward from the rear surface on substantially the entire outer periphery of the rear surface.
13 (d)) is provided.

As shown in FIG. 13B, the front panel 7 is curved so that the central portion 7M bulges forward in plan view. Specifically, the front surface 7F (front surface portion) of the front panel 7 is inclined to the back surface 1b side from the center portion 7M of the front surface 7F of the front panel 7 toward both ends in the longitudinal direction, and in front view, the front surface of the front panel 7 It is curved so that the direction of the tangent line in contact with 7F changes continuously. That is, the front panel 7 is curved in the entire longitudinal direction.

As shown in FIG. 13D, the front panel 7 has an upper end 7F of the front surface 7F of the front panel 7.
a is located in the forefront, and the front surface 7F (front surface portion) of the front panel 7 is inclined toward the back surface 1b as it goes to the lower end 1a. Further, since the thickness of the front panel 7 is constant in the vertical direction, the entire front panel 7 is also inclined toward the back surface 1b side toward the lower end 1a.
Further, the front panel 7 is curved so that the direction of the tangent line in contact with the front surface 7F of the front panel 7 changes continuously in a cross-sectional view so that the front side is convex. That is, the front panel 7 is curved in the entire vertical direction.

A portion of the front panel 7 facing the front end 30F of the top surface portion 30 of the front grill 6 is curved along the front end 30F. Further, the front panel 7 has a front surface 6 near the front surface 3.
3 and 33 are curved along the neighboring surfaces 33 and 33 in the longitudinal direction and the vertical direction. Therefore, when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped, the front panel 7 and the front end 30F are stopped.
In addition, there is almost no gap between the adjacent surfaces 33 and 33.

As shown in FIG. 13C, the blowout panel 8 is curved so that the central portion 8M bulges forward in plan view. Specifically, the front surface 8F of the blowout panel 8 is inclined toward the back surface 1b as it goes from the central portion 8M of the front face 8F of the blowout panel 8 toward both ends in the longitudinal direction, and is tangent to the front face 8F of the blowout panel 8 in plan view. It is curved so that its direction changes continuously. That is, the blowing panel 8 is curved in the entire longitudinal direction.

As shown in FIG. 13D, the blowout panel 8 has an upper end 8F of the front face 8F of the blowout panel 8.
a is located in the foremost side, and the front surface 8F of the blowout panel 8 is inclined toward the back surface 1b as it goes toward the lower end 1a. Moreover, since the blowing panel 8 has a constant thickness in the vertical direction, the entire blowing panel 8 is also inclined toward the back surface 1b as it goes toward the lower end 1a. Further, the blowout panel 8 is curved so that the direction of the tangent line in contact with the front surface 8F of the blowout panel 8 continuously changes in a sectional view so that the front side is convex. That is, the blowout panel 8 is curved in the entire vertical direction.

A portion of the blowout panel 8 that faces the vicinity surfaces 33 and 33 of the front grille 6 and a portion that faces the blower outlet peripheral portion 35 of the front grille 6 are adjacent surfaces 33 in the longitudinal direction and the vertical direction.
, 33 and the outlet peripheral portion 35 are curved. Therefore, when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped, there is almost no gap between the blowout panel 8 and the vicinity surfaces 33 and 33 and the blowout port peripheral portion 35.

(Extended part)
As shown in FIGS. 1A and 7A, the front panel 7 extends outward from both ends 31L and 31R (see also FIG. 4) of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. Parts 71, 7
1 The blowout panel 8 also has extended portions 81 and 81 that extend outward from both ends 31L and 31R of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 as shown in FIGS. . As illustrated in FIG. 7A, the extending portions 71 and 71 indicate portions extending outward in the longitudinal direction from a line L1 along the front-rear direction passing through both ends 31L and 31R of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. Further, as shown in FIG. 8, the extending portions 81, 81 are provided at both ends 3 of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6.
It refers to a portion extending outward in the longitudinal direction from the line L2 along the front-rear direction passing through 1L and 31R. The extending parts 71 and 71 are configured symmetrically, and the extending parts 81 and 81 are also configured symmetrically.

As shown in FIGS. 7A and 8, the extended portions 71 and 71 of the front panel 7 and the extended portions 81 and 81 of the blowout panel 8 are respectively formed from both ends 31 </ b> L and 31 </ b> R of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6. It extends toward the back surface 1b side. Moreover, the front-end | tip parts 72 and 72 of the extension parts 71 and 71,
And the front-end | tip parts 82 and 82 of the extension parts 81 and 81 are bent ahead. In the present invention, “bending” includes “curving”.

Here, referring to FIG. 14, “the extending portion 71 is the both ends 31 </ b> L of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6,
The definition of “extending from 31R toward the back surface 1b” and “the distal end portion 7 of the extending portion 71”
The definition of “2 is bent forward” will be specifically described. In addition, “the extending portion 81 extends from both ends 31L and 31R of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 toward the back surface 1b”.
And the definition of “the distal end portion 82 of the extending portion 81 is bent forward” are the same as described above, and the description thereof is omitted.

“The extending portion 71 extends from both ends 31L and 31R of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 toward the rear surface 1b” means that the above-described line L1 and the front surface of the front panel 7 are as shown in FIG. 7F
From the horizontal (left-right) line L3 passing through the intersection 7Fb, the entire extended portion 71 is the back surface 1.
It means being on the b side. Further, “the distal end portion 72 of the extending portion 71 is bent forward” means that the center line of the front panel 7 of the portion excluding the distal end portion 72 of the extending portion 71 is outward in the left-right direction in plan view. It means that at least part of the center line of the distal end portion 72 is on the front side from the extended virtual line L4.

[Drive mechanism]
The drive mechanism 9 moves the front panel 7 forward in a substantially horizontal direction so as to be away from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6, and between the front panel 7 and the front grill 6 in a state where the front panel 7 has moved forward in a substantially horizontal direction. As shown in FIG. 4, the mechanism includes a drive unit 41 and an opening / closing mechanism 61.

As shown in FIG. 4, the driver 41 is disposed on the left side of the indoor heat exchanger 20 and the fan 21 in a front view, and generates a driving force for moving the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. The drive machine 41 has a drive motor 43 (see FIG. 6) and a plurality of drive machine gears (not shown). The drive motor 43 is connected to the control unit 60 accommodated in the electrical component box 40 by a cable and serves as a drive source for moving the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. The plurality of drive gears are arranged so as to mesh with a power transmission gear (not shown) of the opening / closing mechanism 61,
The rotation of the drive motor 43 is transmitted to the power transmission gear of the opening / closing mechanism 61, and the driving force of the drive motor 43 is transmitted to the opening / closing mechanism 61.

The opening / closing mechanism 61 is a mechanism for opening and closing the second suction port 26 and the outlet 27 by moving the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 by the driving force of the driving machine 41. The opening / closing mechanism 61 is configured by a plurality of members including a gear portion, and functions as a speed reduction mechanism that transmits the driving force of the driving machine 41 to the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. The opening / closing mechanism 61 functions as a conversion mechanism that converts the rotational movement transmitted from the drive machine 41 into the opening / closing operation of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. As shown in FIG. 4, the opening / closing mechanism 61 is a first provided on the left side of the front grill 6.
An opening / closing mechanism 62 and a second opening / closing mechanism 63 provided on the right side of the front grill 6 are provided. First
The opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63 are connected by a power transmission shaft (not shown).

The first opening / closing mechanism 62 is attached to the rear surfaces of the left side surfaces of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 and supports the vicinity of the left end of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. The first opening / closing mechanism 62 transmits the driving force of the driving device 41 to the vicinity of the left end of the front panel 7 and the vicinity of the left end of the blowing panel 8 when the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 are opened and closed. Move the left side of.

The second opening / closing mechanism 63 is attached to the back side of the right side surface of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 and supports the vicinity of the right end of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8. The second opening / closing mechanism 63 transmits the driving force of the driving device 41 to the vicinity of the right end of the front panel 7 and the vicinity of the right end of the blowing panel 8 when the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 are opened and closed. Move the right side of.

A power transmission shaft (not shown) is a member that distributes and transmits the driving force of the driving machine 41 to the first opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63. It is attached so as to be rotatable about an axis parallel to the longitudinal direction. Both ends of the power transmission shaft are connected to the first opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63, respectively, and a power transmission gear (not shown) is provided therebetween. The power transmission gear is arranged so as to mesh with the drive gear of the drive machine 41. In this manner, the opening / closing mechanism 61 is configured to distribute the driving force from the drive machine 41 to the first opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63 by the power transmission shaft.

Hereinafter, although the structure of the 1st opening / closing mechanism 62 is demonstrated easily, since the 2nd opening / closing mechanism 63 has the same structure symmetrical with the 1st opening / closing mechanism 62, the description is abbreviate | omitted. As shown in FIG. 15, the first opening / closing mechanism 62 includes a front panel opening / closing gear 64, a blowout panel opening / closing gear 65, a front panel support member 66, a blowout panel support member 67, and a transmission gear 68.

The front panel opening / closing gear 64 transmits the driving force from the driving machine 41 transmitted through the power transmission shaft to the front panel support member 66. The front panel support member 66 is provided to be movable in the front-rear direction (substantially horizontal direction), and can move the front panel 7 linearly in the front-rear direction.

The transmission gear 68 transmits the driving force from the driving machine 41 transmitted through the power transmission shaft to the blowing panel opening / closing gear 65, and the blowing panel opening / closing gear 65 transmits the driving force to the blowing panel support member 67. The blowing panel support member 67 is provided so as to be movable in the vertical direction, and can move the blowing panel 8 linearly in the vertical direction. The transmission gear 68 is provided with a portion in which teeth are not partially formed, and the drive gear 41 is driven until the forward movement of the front panel support member 66 is completed. Rotating blow panel opening / closing gear 65
Will not be transmitted to. After the front panel support member 66 is moved forward, the transmission gear 68 and the blow panel opening / closing gear 65 are engaged with each other, and the blow panel support member 67 can be moved upward.

[Operation of front panel and blow-out panel at start of operation]
Next, operations of the front panel 7 and the blowout panel 8 at the start of operation will be described with reference to FIG.

As shown to Fig.16 (a), when the indoor unit 1 has stopped driving | operating, it is the state by which the 2nd suction inlet 26 and the blower outlet 27 were closed by the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8. FIG. . When the indoor unit 1 stops operation, the front surface 7F of the front panel 7 and the front surface 8F of the blowout panel 8
Are substantially flush with each other in a side view. In this state, the front panel support member 66 of the opening / closing mechanism 61 is located at the rearmost side of the movable range. Further, the blowout panel support member 67 is located at the lowest position in the movable range.

When the operation of the indoor unit 1 is started, the drive motor 43 of the drive unit 41 is controlled to start rotating. The driving force of the driving machine 41 is transmitted to a power transmission shaft (not shown) of the opening / closing mechanism 61, and the driving force is distributed and transmitted to the first opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63 of the opening / closing mechanism 61.
Then, the first opening / closing mechanism 62 and the second opening / closing mechanism 63 move the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 to open the second suction port 26 and the blowing port 27.

Specifically, in the opening / closing mechanism 61, the driving force of the driving device 41 has a plurality of front panel opening / closing gears 64.
Is transmitted to the front panel support member 66. As a result, the front panel support member 66 moves linearly forward in a substantially horizontal direction. Thereby, as shown in FIG.16 (b), the front panel 7 moves to the front substantially horizontal, and opens the 2nd suction inlet 26. FIG.

As shown in FIG. 16 (b), when the front panel support member 66 is located in the foremost position in the movable range, the driving force of the driving machine 41 is blown out through the transmission gear 68 and the blowing panel opening / closing gear 65. It is transmitted to the support member 67. Thereby, as shown in FIG.16 (c), the blowing panel 8 moves to the clearance gap between the front panel 7 and the front grille 6, and opens the blower outlet 27. FIG. Note that the blowout panel 8 is hidden behind the front panel 7 in a state where the blowout panel support member 67 is located at the uppermost position of the movable range. That is, substantially the entire blowout panel 8 is in a state where it overlaps the front panel 7, and as shown in FIG. 2A, the blowout panel 8 cannot be seen in front view.

Then, by driving the fan 21, the indoor air is sucked into the interior of the indoor unit 1 from the first suction port 23 and the second suction port 26, the heat is exchanged by the indoor heat exchanger 20, and the heat-exchanged air is blown. It blows out from the outlet 27.

Further, when the operation of the indoor unit 1 is stopped, the drive motor 43 of the drive unit 41 is controlled to rotate in the reverse direction, and the blowout panel support member 67 and the front panel support member 66 are sequentially arranged in this order. The support member 66 moves in the opposite direction. Thereby, the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 move in the reverse direction to the above, and the front panel 7 and the blowing panel 8 return to the state when the indoor unit 1 is stopped.

<Characteristics of indoor unit of this embodiment>
In the indoor unit 1 of the present embodiment, as shown in FIG. 1C, the adjacent surfaces 33 and 33 arranged in the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 (the front surface of the casing 5) Since the depth is increased as the distance from the front panel 7 increases, the interior of the casing 5 can be easily seen when the front panel 7 moves away from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 (the front surface of the casing 5). 1 is likely to deteriorate in appearance, but as shown in FIG. 1 (a), at both ends of the front panel 7, extending outward from both ends of the front surface 31 (front surface of the casing 5) of the front grill 6. Since the portions 71 and 71 are disposed, it is difficult to see the inside of the casing 5 and it is possible to prevent the appearance of the indoor unit 1 from being deteriorated.

Moreover, in the indoor unit 1 of this embodiment, since the extension parts 71 and 71 of the front panel 7 are extended toward the back surface 1b side, the inside of the casing 5 becomes difficult to see and the appearance of the indoor unit 1 is improved. It can effectively prevent the deterioration.

Moreover, in the indoor unit 1 of this embodiment, the front-end | tip part 72 of the extension parts 71 and 71 of the front panel 7,
Since 72 is bent forward, the design is improved.

Moreover, in the indoor unit 1 of this embodiment, the adjacent surfaces 33 and 33 arrange | positioned in the longitudinal direction both ends vicinity of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 are curving so that a depth dimension may become large as it approaches a longitudinal direction center part. Therefore, it is easy to see the screw of the screw fixing portion 92 from the outside in the left-right direction of the indoor unit 1,
Although the appearance of the indoor unit 1 is likely to deteriorate, as shown in FIG. 12C, the protrusion 93 that protrudes forward from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 is disposed outside the screw fixing portion 92. It is difficult to see the screw of the screw fixing portion 92 from the outside of the indoor unit 1 and the appearance of the indoor unit 1 can be prevented from being deteriorated.

Further, in the indoor unit 1 of the present embodiment, as shown in FIG. 12C, the screw fixing portion 92 and the protruding portion 93 are disposed inside the recess 91 that is recessed from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 toward the back surface 1b. Therefore, the protrusion amount of the protrusion 93 can be reduced.

As mentioned above, although embodiment of this invention was described based on drawing, it should be thought that a specific structure is not limited to these embodiment. The scope of the present invention is shown not by the above description of the embodiments but by the scope of claims for patent, and further includes meanings equivalent to the scope of claims for patent and all modifications within the scope.

In the above-described embodiment, the case where the extending portion 71 of the front panel 7 extends toward the back surface 1b has been described. However, the extending portion of the front panel may extend in parallel with the back surface, The extending part of the panel may extend forward.

Moreover, although the above-mentioned embodiment demonstrated the case where the front-end | tip part 72 of the extension part 71 of the front panel 7 was bent forward, the front-end | tip part of the extension part of the front panel was not bent forward. Also good.

In the above-described embodiment, the length of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 near the both ends in the longitudinal direction is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the longitudinal center, and the screw provided near the both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface 31. Although the case where the protrusion part 93 which protrudes ahead from the front surface 31 of the front grille 6 is arranged outside the fixed part 92 has been described, the depth dimension increases as the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front face of the front grill approaches the longitudinal center part. Even if it is curved so that the depth dimension increases as the length of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front grille approaches the central portion in the longitudinal direction, it does not have to be curved so as to increase. The protrusion part which protrudes ahead from the front surface of a front grill does not need to be arrange | positioned.

In the above-described embodiment, the case where the screw fixing portion 92 and the protruding portion 93 are disposed inside the concave portion 91 that is recessed toward the back surface 1b from the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 has been described. Instead of being disposed inside the recess recessed from the front surface of the front grill to the back surface side, it may be disposed on the front surface of the front grill.

In the above-described embodiment, the front panel 7 is a three-dimensional panel that is curved in the entire longitudinal direction and curved in the entire vertical direction, but is curved so that the central portion 7M of the front panel 7 bulges forward in plan view. If it is, it may be a three-dimensional panel that is curved in at least part of the longitudinal direction and curved in at least part of the vertical direction. Further, if the central portion 7M of the front panel 7 is curved so as to bulge forward in a plan view, even a two-dimensional panel that is curved in at least a part of the longitudinal direction and not curved in the vertical direction. Good.

In the above-described embodiment, the blowout panel 8 is a three-dimensional panel that is curved in the entire longitudinal direction and curved in the entire vertical direction, but is curved so that the central portion 8M of the blowout panel 8 bulges forward in plan view. If it is, it may be a three-dimensional panel that is curved in at least part of the longitudinal direction and curved in at least part of the vertical direction. In addition, if the central portion 8M of the blowout panel 8 is curved so as to bulge forward in a plan view, it may be a two-dimensional panel that curves in at least a part of the longitudinal direction and does not curve in the vertical direction. Good.

In the above-described embodiment, the proximity surfaces 33 and 33 disposed in the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface 31 of the front grill 6 (in the vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing) are rear surfaces 1b as they go downward.
Although it is inclined (curved) to the side, it may extend in the vertical direction, for example.

By using the present invention, even when the front panel is moved away from the front surface of the casing, it is possible to prevent the inside of the casing from being easily seen and the appearance of the indoor unit from being deteriorated.

DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Indoor unit 5 Casing 6 Front grille 7 Front panel 7M Center part 31 Front (front of casing)
31L, 31R Both ends 33 Near surface (near both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface)
42 Bottom frame 71 Extension part 72 Tip part 91 Recess 92 Screw fixing part 93 Projection part

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  1. A casing fixed to the wall ;
    A front panel that is disposed in front of the casing and is movable away from the front surface of the casing so that a suction port is formed between the front surface of the casing and the front surface of the casing during air conditioning operation ,
    The said front panel has an extension part extended toward the outer side from the both ends of the front surface of the said casing, The indoor unit characterized by the above-mentioned.
  2. The vicinity of both ends in the longitudinal direction of the front surface of the casing is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the longitudinal center.
    The indoor unit according to claim 1, wherein the front panel is curved such that a central portion thereof bulges forward.
  3. The indoor unit according to claim 1, wherein the extending portion extends toward the back side.
  4. The indoor unit according to claim 3, wherein a distal end portion of the extending portion is bent forward.
  5. The casing has a bottom frame and a front grille fixed to the front of the bottom frame,
    Near the both ends of the front grille in the longitudinal direction is curved so that the depth dimension increases as it approaches the longitudinal center, and the front grille is attached to the bottom frame near both longitudinal ends of the front grille. A screw fixing part for fixing is provided,
    The indoor unit according to any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein a protrusion that protrudes forward from the front surface of the front grill is disposed outside the screw fixing portion on a front surface of the front grill.
  6. The indoor unit according to claim 5, wherein the screw fixing portion and the protruding portion are disposed inside a concave portion that is recessed from the front surface of the front grille toward the back surface side.
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