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KR101203424B1
KR101203424B1 KR1020080003581A KR20080003581A KR101203424B1 KR 101203424 B1 KR101203424 B1 KR 101203424B1 KR 1020080003581 A KR1020080003581 A KR 1020080003581A KR 20080003581 A KR20080003581 A KR 20080003581A KR 101203424 B1 KR101203424 B1 KR 101203424B1
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박진순
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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
    • F25D2323/00General constructional features not provided for in other groups of this subclass
    • F25D2323/02Details of doors or covers not otherwise covered
    • F25D2323/023Door in door constructions

Abstract

The present invention relates to a refrigerator having an auxiliary door capable of entering and exiting a relatively large storage stored in a storage compartment without opening a door.
The refrigerator according to the present invention is partitioned by an intermediate partition and has a storage compartment formed on left and right sides, a pair of doors that rotate in left and right directions to open and close the left and right storage compartments, and at least one of a pair of doors. And an auxiliary door formed at a width corresponding to the width of the door and opening and closing the opening by rotating in the rotational direction of the door, and the door is hinged vertically to the main body so as to be rotatable in the horizontal direction. The hinge is vertically coupled to the door so as to be rotatable in the left and right directions, and when the auxiliary door opens and closes the opening, the door may be elastically held or released by the door.

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Refrigerator {Refrigerator}

The present invention relates to a refrigerator, and more particularly, to a refrigerator having an auxiliary door that allows entry and exit of storage in a storage compartment without opening a door.

In general, the refrigerator is configured to supply the cold air generated from the evaporator of the refrigeration cycle to the storage compartment to maintain the freshness of various foods for a long time.

Such a refrigerator is a refrigerator having a freezer compartment and a refrigerating compartment arranged at the upper and lower sides thereof, a double door refrigerator having a freezer compartment and a refrigerating compartment arranged at the left and right sides, a refrigerator compartment arranged at the upper side, a freezer compartment disposed at the lower side, and a hinge fixed to the left and right ends to open and close the refrigerator compartment. It is divided into a so-called French type refrigerator having a refrigerator compartment door.

An example of a conventional refrigerator is disclosed in Korean Registered Utility Model Publication No. 20-183300.

The refrigerator disclosed in the above publication has openings for entering and exiting the storage, respectively, on the front of the freezer compartment and the refrigerating compartment, and a freezer door and a refrigerating compartment door for opening and closing each opening of the freezer compartment and the refrigerating compartment are rotatably installed in front of the main cabinet. .

The refrigerating chamber door has a door outer plate forming an exterior, a door inner plate spaced apart from each other at a filling interval between the door outer plate, and a heat insulating material, and a pair of door caps coupled to block the upper and lower ends of the door outer plate and the door inner plate. The door inner plate is provided with a plurality of door guards that form a predetermined storage space to accommodate the parallel bottles.

In addition, one area of the refrigerating chamber door is provided with an auxiliary opening communicating with the inside and the outside of the cooling chamber, and the auxiliary opening allows the storage compartment (such as bottled goods) to be taken out or accommodated without opening the refrigerating chamber door. An auxiliary door assembly is installed.

The auxiliary door assembly has an auxiliary casing coupled to form a predetermined accommodation space inside the auxiliary opening, and an auxiliary door rotatably coupled to the auxiliary casing to open and close the front opening of the auxiliary casing.

The auxiliary door has an auxiliary door outer plate which forms the exterior of the refrigerating chamber door together with the door outer plate, and an auxiliary door inner plate which is mutually coupled with the auxiliary door outer plate and the insulating material filling interval. At the edge of the auxiliary door inner plate, a sealing gasket is mounted along the circumferential direction.

In the conventional refrigerator as described above, the auxiliary door is arranged in one region of the refrigerating chamber door, and since the width thereof is relatively narrow compared to the width of the refrigerating chamber door, it is difficult to open the auxiliary door and extract a relatively large storage stored in the refrigerating compartment. have.

In addition, since the rotation axis of the auxiliary door is provided inside the side of the refrigerating chamber door, when the auxiliary door is opened at a predetermined angle, the auxiliary door and the refrigerating chamber door are in contact with each other, thereby limiting the opening angle.

In addition, since the guard is not installed on the auxiliary door inner plate of the auxiliary door, there is a problem in that the guard installation area of the door is relatively small, thereby reducing space utilization.

The present invention has been made in view of the above, an object of the present invention is to provide a refrigerator having an auxiliary door capable of entering and exiting a relatively large storage of the storage compartment without opening the door.

In addition, another object of the present invention to provide a refrigerator having a structure that can increase the opening angle of the auxiliary door.

In addition, another object of the present invention is to provide a refrigerator provided with a guard on the back of the auxiliary door is provided to be rotated from side to side.

Refrigerator according to an embodiment of the present invention for achieving the above object is a partition that is partitioned by the middle partition wall and the left and right body is formed with a pair of storage, and rotates in the left and right direction to open and close the left and right storage compartment, respectively A door, an opening formed in at least one of the pair of doors, and an auxiliary door formed to have a width corresponding to the width of the door and rotating in the rotational direction of the door to open and close the opening. It is hinged perpendicularly to the main body so as to be able to rotate in the left and right directions, the auxiliary door is hinged perpendicularly to the door so as to be able to rotate in the left and right directions and is elastic to the door when the auxiliary door opens and closes the opening. Can be held or released.
A guard for accommodating the storage may be provided on the rear surface of the auxiliary door.
Both sides of the auxiliary door may be exposed to the outside of the door.
The side of the auxiliary door may be formed coplanar with the corresponding side of the door.
The storage compartment includes a freezer compartment partitioned on the left side of the main body, a refrigerator compartment partitioned on the right side of the main body, and the pair of doors include a freezer compartment door that opens and closes the freezer compartment in a left and right direction, and a left, A refrigerator compartment door may be opened and closed in a right direction, and the opening may be provided in the refrigerator compartment door.
The side of the auxiliary door adjacent to the rotation axis of the auxiliary door may be disposed in front of the side of the corresponding door so as not to interfere with the door when the auxiliary door is opened may be exposed to the outside of the door.
And, a refrigerator storage compartment according to an embodiment of the present invention; and a door having an opening formed in a width corresponding to the width of the storage compartment to open and close the storage compartment; and to rotate in the same direction as the rotation direction of the door An auxiliary door rotatably coupled to one side of the door to open and close the opening; the door is hinged vertically to the main body to be rotatable in left and right directions, and the auxiliary door is rotatable in left and right directions. It can be hinged perpendicularly to.
The width of the auxiliary door may be formed in a width corresponding to the width of the door.
The auxiliary door may be held and released elastically with respect to the door when opening and closing the opening.
In addition, the refrigerator according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a storage compartment; and a door having an opening formed by opening and closing the storage compartment by rotating in a left and right direction, and having a width corresponding to the width of the door, An auxiliary door that rotates in the same rotational direction to open and close the opening, wherein the door is hinged to the main body so as to be rotatable in the left and right directions, and the auxiliary door is rotated in the left and right direction. Vertically hinged, the side of the auxiliary door adjacent to the rotation axis of the auxiliary door may be exposed to the outside of the door so that interference with the door does not occur when the auxiliary door is opened.
A hinge portion may be further provided on the upper and lower surfaces of the auxiliary door, and the hinge receiving portion may be provided at the door to which the hinge portion is coupled.
Both side surfaces of the auxiliary door may be exposed to the outside of the door.

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The refrigerator according to the present invention described above has a wide opening in the refrigerating compartment door and the freezing compartment door so as to correspond to the width of the refrigerating compartment and the freezing compartment, and has an auxiliary door for opening and closing the opening to open the auxiliary door to the inside of the refrigerating compartment and the freezing compartment. There is an effect of importing and storing relatively large stores.

In addition, when the auxiliary door is opened, there is no problem that the auxiliary door is in contact with or caught in the refrigerating chamber door or the freezing chamber door, so that the auxiliary door may have a maximum opening angle of 90 degrees or more.

In addition, by installing a guard on the inner surface of the auxiliary door rotated to the left and right there is an effect that can improve the space utilization.

Hereinafter, a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to the accompanying drawings.

1 is a perspective view showing the appearance of a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, Figure 2 is a perspective view showing an open state of the door of the refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

As shown in FIGS. 1 and 2, the refrigerator according to the preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a main body 10 in which storage compartments 20 and 30 are formed on left and right, respectively, with a middle wall 11 therebetween, and a front surface thereof. The freezer compartment door (40) and the refrigerating chamber door (50) coupled to the front left and right regions of the main body (10) so as to rotate and open the opening, and the freezer compartment door (40) and the refrigerating chamber door (50) rotate left and right. 40 and an auxiliary door 60 for opening and closing the openings 41 and 51 formed in the refrigerating chamber door 50.

The main body 10 is provided in an enclosure filled with urethane foam insulation, and a rear of the lower portion is formed with a machine room (not shown) in which various electric appliances are installed. In the machine room, a compressor (not shown) of a refrigeration cycle, a condenser (not shown), and an electrical equipment box (not shown), which condense the high temperature and high pressure refrigerant discharged from the compressor (not shown), are installed in the machine room. do.

In the main body 10, an intermediate partition 11 is formed in a vertical direction, and the storage compartments 20 and 30 include a freezing compartment 20 partitioned on the left side of the intermediate partition 11 and a refrigerating compartment 30 partitioned on the right side. .

In this case, the freezing chamber 20 and the refrigerating chamber 30 generally widen the width of the refrigerating chamber 30 in which more storage is stored, thereby making the space of the refrigerating chamber 30 larger.

The freezer compartment 20 and the refrigerating compartment 30 are provided with at least one shelf 21, 31 for placing a stock. The shelves 21 and 31 are guided by guides (not shown) formed on sidewalls of the freezing compartment 20 and the refrigerating compartment 30 to be inserted into and fixed in the freezing compartment 20 and the refrigerating compartment 30.

Shelves 21 and 31 are installed at a plurality of spaces up and down at predetermined intervals according to the size of the storage space to partition the storage space so that more storage can be stored.

Refrigerator chamber lamps 32 and freezing chamber lamps 22 are provided at the upper portions of the refrigerating chamber 30 and the freezing chamber 20, and the refrigerating chamber doors 50 are formed at the front edges of the refrigerating chamber 30 and the freezing chamber 20. ) And switches 23 and 33 for turning on or off the refrigerator compartment lamp and the freezer compartment lamp 22 in conjunction with the opening and closing of the freezer compartment door 40.

In the front opening of the freezer compartment 20 and the front opening of the refrigerating compartment 30, the freezing chamber door 40 and the rotating shafts 40a and 50a of the refrigerating chamber door 50 which open and close the freezer compartment 20 and the refrigerating compartment 30 are rotatable. Hinge is combined.

The freezing chamber door 40 and the refrigerating chamber door 50 are door outer surface parts 42 and 52 forming an outer appearance, and door rear parts 43 and 53 spaced apart from each other by the filling gap of the heat insulating material from the door outer parts 42 and 52. ), And inner side surface portions 44 and 54 which form an inner side surface of the door.

At least one door guard 45 or 55 for accommodating food or the like is provided at the door outer portions 42 and 52 at predetermined intervals, and the refrigerating chamber 30 and the freezing chamber are located at the edges of the door rear portions 43 and 53. In order to improve the sealing property of the 20, a gasket (not shown) having a magnet therein is disposed to surround.

The side portions 54 of the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the side portions 44 of the freezing chamber door 40 allow the user to easily open and close the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40. 56 is recessed in the vertical direction. Since the first and second grip parts 46 and 56 are recessed on the sides of the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezer door 40, when the refrigerator is viewed from the front, the first and second grip parts 46 and 56 are external. It will not be exposed to be able to form a beautiful appearance.

At this time, in order for the user to grasp the first and second grip parts 46 and 56 formed on the sides of the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40, the user moves between the spaces spaced apart from the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40. In the conventional double-door refrigerator, the gap between the space between the refrigerating chamber door and the freezing chamber door is small, so that it is difficult for the user to insert the hand.

Therefore, in the present invention, the side portion 54 of the refrigerating compartment door 50 is provided in a bent shape so that a user can easily put his or her hand into the first holding portion 56 formed on the side of the refrigerating compartment door 50. The first projection 56a formed on the front side of the 54, the first depression 56b forming the first grip portion 56 together with the first projection 56a, and the first depression 56b. And a second projection 57 that protrudes laterally than the first projection 56a.

Correspondingly, the side portion 44 of the freezer compartment 40 has a third protrusion 46a formed at the front side of the side portion 44 and a third grip portion 46 together with the third protrusion 46a. And a second depression 46b and a fourth projection 47 that protrudes laterally with approximately the same degree of protrusion as the third projection 46a from the second depression 46b.

Therefore, the back surface of the second and fourth protrusions 57 and 47 is in contact with the front surface of the intermediate partition 11 to prevent cold air leakage, and the user is spaced a predetermined distance between the first and third protrusions 56a and 46a. The first and second gripping portions 46 and 56 of the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40 can be easily gripped by inserting a hand between the first and third protrusions 56a and 46a.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view illustrating an open state of an auxiliary door of a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 4 is an exploded perspective view illustrating an auxiliary door of a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

In the center of the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40 as shown in FIGS. 3 and 4, the opening 41 allows opening and closing of the storage in the refrigerating chamber 30 or the freezing chamber 20 without opening the door. 51 is formed, and the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40 rotate to the left and right, and the auxiliary door 60 for opening and closing the openings 41 and 51 is coupled.

The opening 51 formed in the refrigerating chamber door 50 is formed to have a width corresponding to the width of the refrigerating chamber 30, and the opening 41 formed in the freezing chamber door 40 corresponds to the width of the freezing chamber 20. It is formed wide in width. Therefore, even when the wide storage items stored in the freezing compartment 20 or the refrigerating compartment 30 are introduced through the openings 41 and 51, the opening 41, without opening the refrigerating compartment door 50 or the freezing compartment door 40. 51).

The auxiliary doors 60 installed in the refrigerating chamber door 50 and the freezing chamber door 40 have the same structure so as to be symmetrical, and are respectively coupled in the same coupling method, and thus, description of the auxiliary doors coupled to the freezing chamber door will be omitted. Replace the description of the auxiliary door with the refrigerating door.

The outer edge portion 51a of the opening 51 of the refrigerating compartment door 50 is rearward compared to the front edge portion 50b of the refrigerating compartment door 50 so that the rotational shaft 60a of the auxiliary door 60 can be accommodated therein. Depressions are formed.

The auxiliary door 60 includes an outer plate 61 forming a front surface, an inner plate 62 forming a rear surface, and a heat insulating member (not shown) disposed between the inner plate 62 and the outer plate 61. It is made to include.

At least one guard 63 for accommodating the parallel storage is mainly provided on the inner plate 62 forming the rear surface of the auxiliary door 60.

The left and right pivots are provided around the rotating shaft 60a formed in the auxiliary door 60, and the auxiliary door 60 has an outer surface of the rotating shaft 60a forming an outer side surface of the auxiliary door 60 and a refrigerating chamber door 50. The outer side surface (50c) of the) has a substantially the same surface without a step, the inner side surface (60b) of the auxiliary door (60) is substantially the same surface without a step and the first gripping portion 56 of the refrigerator compartment door (50) The width of the auxiliary door 60 is formed so as to correspond to the width of the refrigerating chamber door (50).

In some sections of the rotation shaft 60a, an arc-shaped first curved portion 60c is provided, and correspondingly, the edge portion 51a of the opening 51 may accommodate the first curved portion 60c. The curved portion 51b is provided.

Therefore, the separation distance between the rotation shaft 60a and the edge portion 51a of the opening 51 can be minimized, and the separation distance can be kept constant regardless of the rotation of the auxiliary door 60, thereby improving appearance and rotating shaft 60a. ) And the foreign matter may be prevented from flowing between the edge portion 51a of the opening 51.

Hinge portions 64 and 65 are provided at the upper and lower ends of the rotating shaft 60a. Correspondingly, first and second accommodating portions 58a and 58b are provided in the refrigerating chamber door 50 so that the hinge portions 64 and 65 are provided. The auxiliary door 60 opens and closes the opening 51 of the refrigerating chamber door 50 by being hinged to the first and second accommodating parts 58a and 58b.

The hinge parts 64 and 65 may include a lower hinge part 64 formed at the lower part of the auxiliary door 60 and an upper hinge part 65 formed at the upper part of the auxiliary door 60 in correspondence with the lower hinge part 64. Include.

The lower hinge portion 64 is formed with a fixed driven hinge shaft and is accommodated in the first accommodating portion 58a formed in the refrigerating chamber door 50 such that the auxiliary door 60 rotates in the horizontal direction with respect to the refrigerating chamber door 50. To be supported.

The upper hinge portion 65 is provided on the upper side of the auxiliary door 60 with an operating hinge shaft 67 that can be moved back and forth by the elastic member 66, the operating hinge shaft 67 by the elastic member 66. By being accommodated in the second accommodating part 58b provided in the refrigerating chamber door 50, the auxiliary door 60 is supported so as to rotate left and right with respect to the refrigerating chamber door 50. In addition, the engaging portion 68 protruding to a predetermined size is provided in one region of the operating hinge shaft 67 serves to fix the operating hinge shaft 67 by the guide groove 69 to be described later.

At this time, the first accommodating portion 58a and the second accommodating portion 58b are disposed in a predetermined region of the side edge portion 50b of the refrigerating chamber door 50 so as to be disposed on the same axis as the rotation axis 50a of the refrigerating chamber door 50. Prepared.

The elastic member 66 is a compression coil spring and is provided inside the auxiliary door 60 in contact with the operating hinge shaft 67. The elastic member 66 presses the lower hinge portion 64 in one direction along the axial direction such that the lower hinge portion 64 contacts the first accommodating portion 58a. Further, the operating hinge shaft 67 is pressed in the other direction such that the operating hinge shaft 67 is in contact with the second receiving portion 58b along the axial direction.

In addition, the auxiliary door 60 is provided with a hinge accommodating portion 65a for slidably receiving the operating hinge shaft 67 and the elastic member 66.

The hinge accommodating part 65a has the guide groove 69 which accommodates the locking part 68 provided in the actuating hinge shaft 67, and fixes the actuating shaft 67. As shown in FIG.

The process of fastening the auxiliary door to the refrigerating chamber door by the configuration of the hinge portion as described above.

First, the lower hinge portion 64 is coupled to the first accommodating portion 58a. Thereafter, when the operating hinge shaft 67 is pressed to a predetermined pressure, the elastic member 66 is compressed, and the operating hinge shaft 67 is moved into the hinge accommodation portion 65a as much as the elastic member 66 is compressed. . At this time, the locking portion 68 provided on the operating hinge shaft 67 is caught by the guide groove 69 provided in the hinge accommodation portion (65a). Therefore, the operating hinge shaft 67 is fixed while being inserted into the hinge accommodating portion 65a. In this state, the operation hinge shaft 67 side of the auxiliary door 60 is inserted into the refrigerating chamber door 50.

When the locking portion 68 is pressed after the auxiliary door 60 is fastened, the locking portion 68 leaves the guide groove 69. The separated actuating hinge shaft 67 protrudes out of the hinge accommodating portion 65a and is accommodated in the second accommodating portion 58b. This process facilitates fastening of the auxiliary door 60.

In addition, the auxiliary door 60 is provided with a hook portion 62a so that the auxiliary door 60 is elastically held and released when the opening and closing of the opening 51.

A hook accommodating groove 59 is formed in a portion of the refrigerator compartment door 50 corresponding to the hook portion 62a, and the hook accommodating groove 59 detects the opening and closing of the auxiliary door 60 to light the refrigerator compartment lamp 32. And an auxiliary door switch (not shown) for extinguishing. At this time, the position of the auxiliary door switch is not limited to the hook accommodating groove, but of course, it can also be provided in another area that can detect the opening and closing of the auxiliary door.

Therefore, the refrigerator according to the present invention forms a wide opening of the refrigerating chamber door and the freezing chamber door, and forms a wider auxiliary door so as to correspond to the width of the refrigerating chamber door and the freezing chamber door, thereby opening the auxiliary door to store a relatively large storage stored in the refrigerating compartment and the freezer compartment. Can be extracted and has the effect of improving the appearance.

In addition, since the hinge part of the auxiliary door is fixed to the edge of the opening, when the auxiliary door is opened, there is no problem that the auxiliary door is in contact with or caught in the refrigerating chamber or the freezer door, so the auxiliary door may have a maximum opening angle of 90 degrees or more. Will be.

In addition, by installing a guard on the inner surface of the auxiliary door rotated to the left and right there is an effect that can improve the space utilization.

The preferred embodiment of the present invention shows an embodiment of the present invention, but it has been described for a double door type refrigerator of a so-called SBS type, a so-called French type refrigerator, TMF (TOP MOUNTED FREEZER) refrigerator and BMF (BOTTOM MOUNTED FREEZER) refrigerator Of course, it can be applied to.

1 is a perspective view showing the appearance of a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

2 is a perspective view illustrating an open state of a door of a refrigerator according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

3 is an exploded perspective view of the auxiliary door separated from the refrigerator according to the preferred embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a perspective view showing a state in which an auxiliary door of another refrigerator is opened in a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Description of the Related Art [0002]

10: body 20: freezer

30: refrigerator compartment 40: freezer chamber door

41, 51: opening 50: refrigerating chamber door

50b: edge portion 51b: second curved portion

56: first gripping portion 60: auxiliary door

60a: rotation axis 60c: first curved portion

64,65: hinge part

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  1. A main body partitioned by an intermediate partition and formed with storage compartments on the left and right sides;
    A pair of doors that rotate in left and right directions to open and close the left and right storage compartments, respectively;
    An opening formed in at least one of the pair of doors,
    It is formed to a width corresponding to the width of the door and includes an auxiliary door for opening and closing the opening by rotating in the rotation direction of the door,
    The door is hinged vertically to the main body so as to be rotatable in the left and right direction, the auxiliary door is hinged vertically to the door to be rotatable in the left and right direction and the door when the auxiliary door opens and closes the opening. A refrigerator that is elastically held or released from the refrigerator.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    The rear of the auxiliary door is provided with a guard for storing the storage.
  3. The method of claim 1,
    Both sides of the auxiliary door is exposed to the outside of the door refrigerator.
  4. The method of claim 1,
    The side of the auxiliary door is formed in the same plane as the corresponding side of the door.
  5. The method of claim 1,
    The storage compartment includes a freezing compartment partitioned on the left side of the main body, and a refrigerator compartment partitioned on the right side of the main body,
    The pair of doors include a freezer compartment door for opening and closing the freezer compartment in left and right directions, and a refrigerator compartment door for opening and closing the refrigerator compartment in left and right directions.
    The opening is provided in the refrigerator compartment door.
  6. The method of claim 1,
     The side of the auxiliary door adjacent to the rotation axis of the auxiliary door is disposed in front of the side of the corresponding door so as not to interfere with the door when opening the auxiliary door is exposed to the outside of the door.
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  10. A main body in which a storage compartment is formed;
    A door having an opening formed by opening and closing the storage compartment by rotating in a horizontal direction; and
    And an auxiliary door having a width corresponding to the width of the door and rotating in the same rotation direction as the rotation direction of the door to open and close the opening.
    The door is hinged vertically to the main body so as to be rotatable in the left and right direction, the auxiliary door is hinged vertically to the door to be rotatable in the left and right direction,
    The side of the auxiliary door adjacent to the rotation axis of the auxiliary door is exposed to the outside of the door so that when the auxiliary door is opened so as not to interfere with the door.
  11. The method of claim 10,
    Further comprising a hinge portion provided on each of the upper and lower surfaces of the auxiliary door,
    The door is provided with a hinge receiving portion coupled to the hinge unit.
  12. The method according to claim 10 or 11, wherein
    Both sides of the auxiliary door is exposed to the outside of the door.
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