3877241 is referenced by 30 patents and cites 10 patents.

An ice making and storing system wherein ice is transported from an ice maker apparatus to any one of a plurality of ice storage bins by means of a flowing body of fluid transporting the formed ice bodies therewith. Means are provided adjacent the storage bins for selectively diverting ice bodies from the fluid flow the storage bin. Means are provided for minimizing loss of flowing fluid from the system. A fluid passing element may be provided in the diverting means for deflecting ice bodies while passing the fluid to effect selective delivery thereof. The diverting means may be operated in response to the level of collected ice bodies in the storage bin for sequential filling of a plurality of such storing bins in the system.

Title
Air transport system for ice maker
Application Number
05/359,059
Publication Number
3877241
Application Date
May 10, 1973
Publication Date
April 15, 1975
Inventor
Wade Charles H
Agent
Hofgren Wegner Allen Stellman & McCord
Assignee
Whirlpool Corporation
IPC
F25c 05/00
F25C 05/00
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