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Donald L Bishop, Rodney S Goodrich, Mark H Nelson, Jim J Pastryk: Ice making system for a refrigerator. Whirlpool Corporation, Stephen D Krefman, Joel M Van Winkle, Robert O Rice, November 21, 2000: US06148624 (149 worldwide citation)

A refrigerator having a cabinet forming a freezer compartment having an access opening. A closure member is hingedly connected to the cabinet for closing the access opening and an ice maker is mounted on the closure member. An ice bucket or storage receptacle is mounted to the closure member below t ...


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Mark H Nelson, Jim J Pastryk, Verne H Myers, Daryl L Harmon, Andrew M Oltman, Gregory G Hortin, James R Peterson, Victor W Cuthbert, Steven E Tolliver: Ice making and storage system for a refrigerator. Whirlpool Corporation, Stephen D Krefman, Joel M Van Winkle, Robert O Rice, April 18, 2000: US06050097 (148 worldwide citation)

A refrigerator having a cabinet which defines a freezer compartment having an access opening and a closure member for closing the access opening. An ice maker is disposed within the freezer compartment for forming ice pieces. An ice storage bin is mounted to the closure member below the ice maker fo ...


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Jim J Pastryk, Mark H Nelson, Verne H Myers, Daryl L Harmon, Andrew M Oltman, Gregory G Hortin, Devinder Singh: Ice delivery system for a refrigerator. Whirlpool Corporation, Stephen D Krefman, Joel M Van Winkle, Robert O Rice, July 4, 2000: US06082130 (140 worldwide citation)

A refrigerator having a cabinet defining a freezer compartment having an access opening and a closure member for closing the access opening. An ice maker is disposed within the freezer compartment for forming ice pieces and an ice storage bin is removably mounted to the closure member below the ice ...


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Nihat O Cur: Icemaker in refrigerator compartment of refrigerator freezer. Whirlpool Corporation, Stephen D Krefman, Thomas J Roth, Robert O Rice, December 27, 1994: US05375432 (127 worldwide citation)

A refrigeration appliance is provided which has a freezer compartment, a fresh food compartment and a refrigeration system for cooling the two compartments. Two evaporators operating at different temperatures, or a single evaporator operating at sequentially different temperatures is used in the ref ...


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Myung Ryul Lee, Wook Yong Lee, Eui Yeop Chung: Refrigerator with icemaker. LG Electronics, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, November 15, 2005: US06964177 (98 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a refrigerator with an improved structure for supplying ices at an outside of a dispenser provided at a door. The refrigerator includes a supplementary freezer, a cavity, an icemaker and a dispenser. The supplementary freezer is provided in a cooling chamber of the refrigerator. The cav ...


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Donald E Janke, Gregory J Markert, Larry J Manson, Husein Allgayer, Jim J Pastryk, Mark H Nelson: Refrigerator having an ice maker and a control system therefor. Whirlpool Corporation, November 13, 2001: US06314745 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed toward a control system for an ice making system. The ice making system includes an ice maker, and an ice storage bin for receiving ice pieces formed by the ice maker. The control system controls the ice maker and includes optic elements for emitting and receiving a ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Cryopreservation of biological materials in a non-frozen or vitreous state. American National Red Cross, Holman & Stern, December 17, 1985: US04559298 (95 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the successful cryopreservation of biological materials including whole organs, organ sections, tissues and cells, in a non-frozen (vitreous) state, comprising cooling the biological material to be preserved under pressure in the presence of a non-toxic vitrifable protective ...


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Timothy W Bethuy, Douglas P Goulet: Electronically controlled beverage dispenser. IMI Cornelius, Sten Erik Hakanson, March 31, 1998: US05732563 (91 worldwide citation)

An electronic control for the operation of a beverage dispenser of the refrigerated ice bank type is shown. The control provides for reliable determinations of when ice production is needed and when it is not needed. A microprocessor receives information from an ice bank probe and from a temperature ...


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Ronald E Benton, Kurt C Senner: Liquid dispensing assembly for a refrigerator. Maytag Corporation, Bacon & Thomas, March 29, 1994: US05297400 (91 worldwide citation)

A liquid dispensing assembly for a refrigerator includes a liquid supply line that extends into an ejection spout located above a fill chamber, closely adjacent the inner surface of a refrigerator door. The ejection spout defines a nozzle that is angled downwardly and rearwardly to direct the discha ...


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Jim J Pastryk, Donald E Janke, Mark H Nelson, Gregory J Markert: Optic level sensing system for use in a refrigerator. Whirlpool Corporation, Stephen Krefman, Robert O Rice, Thomas J Roth, March 5, 2002: US06351958 (89 worldwide citation)

A system for protecting optical elements from moisture and/or ice build up when used in freezing environment, such as a freezer compartment of a refrigerator. The system includes a hood or sleeve which can be assembled to an optical element such as a light emitting or receiving elements used in a fr ...



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