Patents Assigned to BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
  • Patent number: 9032675
    Abstract: A device for covering a gap between a housing of a household appliance and a surface which is adjacent thereto. Said device comprises two profile elements, a first for securing to the surface and the second for securing to the housing. One of the profile elements comprises a groove and the other comprises a spring. The spring can be introduced into the direction of the width of the gap in the groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventors: Karl-Friedrich Laible, Hans-Philipp Reitz
  • Patent number: 9022228
    Abstract: A domestic appliance filter for use in a laundry treatment device includes a basic filter material with a hydrophobic coating for filtering out matter from a process water duct or a process air duct. The basic filter material includes a material which is resistant to temperatures of 160° C. or more and the hydrophobic coating on the basic filter material effects a surface energy of less than 35 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventor: Klaus Grunert
  • Patent number: 9016085
    Abstract: The invention relates to a refrigerating appliance having an evaporator area and at least two cooling areas partitioned off from one another inside the housing of the refrigerating appliance. A wall has a solid inner skin, a solid outer skin and a layer made of expanded insulating material located between the inner and outer skin. A cold air supply channel in the wall extends from the evaporator area past the first cooling area to the second cooling area. A shaped part made of an insulating material extends between the cold air supply channel and the inner skin of the wall. The cold air supply channel is separated from the expanded insulating material by a partition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Görz, Ralf Spiller
  • Patent number: 9016885
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a thermally insulating internal container having an interior space, a refrigeration apparatus for cooling the interior space, and a door leaf arranged pivotably relative to the internal container for opening and closing the interior space. Arranged within the interior space is an internal lighting system for at least partially illuminating the interior space. The lighting system includes a conductor board having an electrical contact, a housing having a shaft which is open in a direction toward the interior space so as to allow the conductor board to be pushed into the shaft, and a lighting member arranged within the housing and fastened on the conductor board. An electrical line supplies electrical energy to the lighting member and is provided with an edge board plug which is electrically connected to the electrical contact of the conductor board for connecting the lighting member electrically to the electrical line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Stephan Kempfle, Michael Roth, Matthias Wiedenmann
  • Patent number: 9010890
    Abstract: A cabinet-like domestic appliance is provided having an interior in which a height-adjustable support system is mounted. The support system includes a vertical rail provided with a plurality of snap-in recesses and a supporting arm that has a plurality of projections each of which engages with one of the snap-in recesses. The rail includes a profiled element that is immobilized on a wall via an at least one fastener and a strip is provided that can be vertically displaced in the profiled element between a position in which the at least one fastener is accessible through an opening on one side of the profiled element that faces away from the wall and another position in which the at least one fastener is concealed behind the strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignees: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, Miele & Cie. KG
    Inventor: Peter Eckartsberg
  • Patent number: 8966927
    Abstract: An output unit of a refrigeration device having a niche with a rear wall, which is provided with a cover, and a method of installing the output unit. The cover includes a dish-shaped section, which is curved inward into the niche and bounded by opposite edge sections, which are connected with a niche frame. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, the edge sections at front supporting surfaces of the niche frame are held in contact in an installation end position, wherein the dish-shaped section is pulled by fastening means against the rear wall of the niche. By these means, it is ensured that the narrowest or most uniform gap possible between the cover and the place of installation is guaranteed and, in addition, fastening means are not visible to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Eckartsberg, Karl-Friedrich Laible, Arno Matzner, Frank Placke, Matthias Stahl, Ulrich van Pels
  • Publication number: 20150040605
    Abstract: A domestic refrigerator (1) comprises a thermally insulated housing (2), a cold storage compartment (5) and a fresh food compartment (4) contained within the housing (2) and located on top of each other, a refrigerant circuit which comprises an evaporator (29) configured to directly cool the cold storage compartment (5), a first door leaf (18) for closing and opening the fresh food compartment (4), a second door leaf (19) for closing and opening the cold storage compartment (5), a divisional wall (17, 42) separating the cold storage compartment (5) from the fresh food compartment (5), and a air channel system (31, 32) which is configured to allow an air exchange between the cold storage compartment (5) and the fresh food compartment (4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Görz, Jicong Song
  • Publication number: 20150042453
    Abstract: A hob has a first communications interface which is designed to receive control commands from a portable multimedia device by means of a first radio link. The hob additionally has a second communications interface, which is designed to communicate with the multimedia device via a second radio link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Beifuss, Uwe Has, Matthias Jahner
  • Publication number: 20150027153
    Abstract: A multifunctional module for a refrigerating apparatus with a module housing, includes a controllable function valve arranged for dispensing water from a water circuit. The module housing includes a leak detection device for detecting water leakage inside the module housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventors: Elmar FAHNLE, Eugen GAPLIKOW, Hans Gerd KELLER, Michael KRAPP, Karl-Friedrich LAIBLE, Vitaliy RIMKEVICH, Hans Peter WERNER
  • Patent number: 8938996
    Abstract: A treatment agent metering information evaluator of a washing machine includes a reader that reads portion-wise metering information from an information carrier of a storage container that is in close proximity to the reader, a controller that receives the portion-wise metering information from the reader, a meter that meters portions of treatment agent from the storage container into a treatment process of a washing treatment program, and storage that stores empirical information about experiences of the use of the treatment agent during the treatment process for subsequent application of the treatment agent. The reader includes a transmitter for transmitting the empirical information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Robby Reinholz, Ingo Schulze
  • Patent number: 8925751
    Abstract: The invention relates to a door storage container having a base, a rear wall, and a front wall. The front wall is in the form of a plurality of interlocking elements assembled together. The plurality of interlocking elements assembled together to form the front wall includes an upper extrusion profile, a lower extrusion profile, and a panel enclosed between the upper extrusion profile and the lower extrusion profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Benz
  • Patent number: 8925341
    Abstract: An ice cube container of an ice maker for household purposes includes a bottom, front and rear wall sections arranged on opposite ends of the bottom, and two sidewall sections interconnecting the end wall sections. The front and rear wall sections have each a length which is shorter than a length of the side wall sections. Arranged on one of the sidewall sections is a removal handle to allow easy removal of ice cubes. The ice cube container is removably received in a receptacle of a freezer compartment drawer of a refrigeration appliance in only one way in which the removal handle of the ice cube container faces the center of the freezer compartment drawer when the ice cube container is inserted in the receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Benz, Alexander Görz, James Jenkins, Matthew Ricket
  • Publication number: 20140379860
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for communicating data between a domestic appliance and a user terminal of a user of said domestic appliance. In the course of said data communication, control data comprising control commands are transmitted to the domestic appliance, and/or status data comprising information on a current state of the domestic appliance are transmitted from the domestic appliance to the user terminal. The data communication between the domestic appliance and the user terminal takes place at least partially over the Internet, via an Internet server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventors: David Bröcker, Jens Clauss
  • Publication number: 20140360700
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heating device for heating a liquid flow (I) in a water-bearing domestic appliance. According to the invention, the heating device has a heat pipe having a heat-absorbing evaporator section and a heat-outputting condenser section that is in thermal connection with the liquid flow (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventor: Peter Pszola
  • Publication number: 20140353302
    Abstract: A cooking appliance includes a cooktop having at least one sensor operating field. The at least one sensor operating field has at least one scroll field for step by step modification of a multi-value operating parameter of the cooking appliance. The at least one scroll field has a number of discretely disposed sensor keys which are disposed below a cooktop plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas Berr, Michael Hegendörfer
  • Publication number: 20140352166
    Abstract: A laundry dryer includes a body having air discharge openings in an upper region, a clothes drum disposed in the body, and a heat exchanger to condense process air from the drum. The heat exchanger is positioned in the body below the drum and has a cooling air outlet. Further provided is an air duct having an air inlet which is connected to the cooling air outlet and an air outlet which is positioned above the heat exchanger. The air duct is arranged to discharge cooling air from the air outlet in an upward direction into the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Marcin Ertel, Marek Gasieniec, Tomasz Suwalski, Jaroslaw Tazbir
  • Publication number: 20140338213
    Abstract: The invention relates to a laundry dryer, in particular a domestic laundry dryer, which has a drum intended for laundry to be dried. The drum is provided with at least one air line for supplying air or discharging air. The laundry dryer is characterized in that the air line can be closed by means of a temperature-activated air-flow blocking unit, which contains an expansion material that expands at a temperature caused by a fire to such an extent that the air line is closed thereby.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventor: Gerhard Stegerwald
  • Patent number: 8881547
    Abstract: The invention relates to a housing that houses a coiled conduit for a first heat transfer fluid with the housing open at two front sides and surrounding the coil. A wall of the housing that extends in the longitudinal direction of the coil is provided with passages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventor: Hans Ihle
  • Patent number: 8876228
    Abstract: A door for a household appliance. The door includes a door body having an appliance-side plate and an outer-side decorative panel spaced from the appliance-side plate by a gap. A profiled cover extends at least between a portion of a side of the appliance-side plate to a portion of a side of the outer-side decorative panel such that the profiled cover closes off a side edge extent of the gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Karl-Friedrich Laible, Helmut Steichele
  • Patent number: 8876233
    Abstract: A refrigeration device including a body and a first and a second door which jointly define an inner chamber. The first door bears an upright member which engages in the inner chamber and comes in contact with the first and the second door on their inner side in the closed position of the doors and which may be pivoted on opening the first door to pass the second door. The upright member is adjustable in height relative to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventor: Karl-Friedrich Laible