Patents Assigned to BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
  • Patent number: 8863559
    Abstract: A method for washing laundry in a program-controlled domestic laundry-care appliance including the steps of heating washing liquid present in the tub and heating the washing liquid to a specific washing temperature set as a function of determined parameter values that are specific to the laundry being washed and/or the appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Gundula Czyzewski, Ingo Schulze, Stephan Sommer, Cornelia Witt
  • Patent number: 8863340
    Abstract: Flowable laundry treatment agents can be added in automatically metered dosages via a metering line to a laundry treatment process by means of an automatic metering system comprising a reservoir. Advantageously, a metering line of is flushed with a rinsing agent, particularly water, after adding a dose. In order to prevent the development of germs in the residues of the rinsing agents, comprising diluted residues of laundry treatment agents, when remaining in the fluid lines for a longer period of time, exemplary embodiments of the invention provide for the metering line to be flushed immediately before adding a dose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventor: Ingo Schulze
  • Publication number: 20140305171
    Abstract: The invention relates to an arrangement having a washing-machine tub and a drive motor, which can be connected to the tub by a suspension device, wherein the suspension device is designed as a two-point attachment means, wherein a housing of the drive motor has arranged on it two rockers designed for connection in each case to a rocker mount arranged on the tub. The invention also relates to a washing machine having such an arrangement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Torsten Böttger, Wolfram Schubert, Jörg Skrippek
  • Publication number: 20140261583
    Abstract: A water-bearing domestic appliance, in particular a home dish washer or a home laundry machine, includes a supply hose for the supply with fresh water from a domestic water pipe arranged outside of the water-bearing domestic appliance into the water-bearing domestic appliance, wherein the supply hose has a connection device on its hose terminus for detachable connection with the domestic water pipe, and wherein the supply hose is guided through a wall in particular a back wall of the water-bearing domestic appliance into the interior of the water-bearing domestic appliance. At least in the region of the connection device, at least some regions of the supply hose are permanently received in at least one holding element, in particular at least partially form fittingly, wherein the at least one holding element can be arranged on the wall, in particular on the back wall of the water-bearing domestic appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Werner Haltmayer, David Hite, Peter Martin
  • Publication number: 20140263876
    Abstract: A freestanding domestic appliance includes at least one mounting aid which has at least two functional parts arranged on its front side, wherein a first functional part is configured as a hose holder, wherein a second functional part is configured as an upwardly open hook for mounting additional parts and is arranged at a height below the first functional part. A fastening contour is provided on the backside of the mounting aid for holding the mounting aid on the domestic appliance, and is arranged at a height above the first functional part and on a fastening leg which extends in the opposite direction of the at least two functional parts. A height stop is provided at least on the topside of the fastening leg for preventing an insertion of the freestanding domestic appliance into an installation niche without prior removal of the mounting aid from the freestanding domestic appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Werner Haltmayer, David Hite
  • Publication number: 20140245758
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooling appliance and an operating method thereof. The cooling appliance comprises multiple thermally insulated storage chambers (2, 3, 4), a cooling system (5) for cooling these storage chambers (2, 3, 4), and an indication unit (20). According to the proposal of the present invention, the indication unit (20) is set to be capable of displaying information about which of the storage chambers (2, 3, 4) is/are being cooled by the cooling system (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventors: Tao Gu, Jiangbo Keong Sun, Jun Xia, Kai Xu
  • Publication number: 20140246546
    Abstract: A cable holder for a cable includes a guide section for guiding the cable that can be pivoted in sections for a change in direction of a run of the cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Franz Aninger, Dieter Hotz, Cengiz Kücük, Christian Mesarosch, Pedro Sancho, Sebastian Wagner
  • Publication number: 20140230483
    Abstract: The invention relates to a refrigeration device (1) comprising: an inner container (2) with a coolable interior space (3, 4); a refrigerant circuit (21) provided for cooling the interior space (3, 4); a door panel (5, 6) provided for opening and dosing (lie interior space (3, 4); and a control device (22) designed to control at least one component (23, 24) of the refrigeration device (1) on the basis of the opening state of the door panel (5, 6). The refrigeration device (1) further comprises an electrical door opening assistance mechanism (25), which operates independently of the control device (22), is designed to at least support an opening of the door panel (5, 6), and therefore comprises information on the current opening state of the door panel (5, 6), and which is connected to the control device (22) and is designed to transmit information on the opening state of the door panel (5, 6) to the control device (22).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH
    Inventor: Stephen Kempfle
  • Publication number: 20140231363
    Abstract: The invention relates to a water-using domestic appliance comprising a tub for accommodating articles to be cleaned and at least one interior surface containing a catalytically active substance, said catalytically active substance being a polyoxometalate and the interior surface being likely to come into contact with water during operation of the domestic appliance. The invention further relates to a method for operating said domestic appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Antonio Barrado Franco, Andreas Hanau, Hartmut Schaub, Klaus Schepers
  • Publication number: 20140230865
    Abstract: A dishwasher includes a dishwashing compartment having a loading opening which can be closed by a door configured. At least one washware basket is provided for movement out of and into the dishwashing compartment, with at least one movement position of the washware basket being recognized by a device. At least one light source is arranged in or on the dishwasher and controlled by a control device in dependence on the at least one movement position of the washware basket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Karlheinz Rehm, Michael Georg Rosenbauer, Robert Sachon, Carsten Stelzer
  • Patent number: 8802206
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a refrigerating space, a light-guiding layer, and a multi-layered part having a photocatalytic cover layer on a side facing the refrigerating space. The photocatalytic cover layer is applied to the light-guiding layer which enables light to be ducted to the photocatalytic cover layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Astrid Klingshirn, Sandro Kohn
  • Publication number: 20140216581
    Abstract: A gas valve unit includes a plurality of individually actuatable throttle sections which are arranged in parallel relation for setting a throughflow rate of a gas volumetric flow that is fed to a gas burner of a gas appliance. Each throttle section has a plurality of throttle points which are arranged in series, with the throttle points arranged in series having an opening cross section that increases along the series.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: BSH Bosch Und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Christophe Cadeau, Jörn Naumann
  • Publication number: 20140210328
    Abstract: The invention is a home appliance (1), particularly a refrigerator, comprising a body (10); a door (20) connected to the body (10) with a hinge (21); a transfer element (30) provided between the body (10) and the door (20); and a guiding device (40) guiding the transfer element (30) between the body (10) and the door (20); and that the guiding device (40) comprises a body element (100) fixed to the body (10); a door element (200) fixed to the door (20); and at least one bridge element (300) pivotally connected to the body element (100) and the door element (200) as compatible with the movement of the hinge (21) and guiding the transfer element (30) between the body element (100) and the door element (200).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Yigit AKALAN, Menekse Gizem SAYGI, Tanzer YILDIZGÖCER
  • Patent number: 8789900
    Abstract: A door for a household appliance is provided. The door includes a door outer skin; a decorative panel attached to the door outer skin, the decorative panel and the door outer skin being separated by an intermediate space; a gap located in the intermediate space, the gap being formed on and parallel to the decorative panel or the door outer skin; and an angle piece having a first limb and a second limb. The decorative panel and the door outer skin are connected together by the angle piece, the first limb engages the gap, and the second limb is attached to an edge of the door outer skin or the decorative panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Karl-Friedrich Laible, Helmut Steichele
  • Publication number: 20140197152
    Abstract: A cooktop plate includes a base plate having a lower side. A coating is formed on the lower side of the base plate and includes at least two metal layers and at least two dielectric layers in such a manner that a first color parameter a* or a second color parameter b* of the cooktop plate has a value greater than +10 or smaller than ?10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2012
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GmbH
    Inventors: Rafael Alonso Esteban, Miguel Angel Bunuel Magdalena, Enrique Carretero Chamarro, Francisco Javier Ester Sola, Francisco Javier Pelayo Zueco, Pilar Perez Cabeza, Fernando Planas Layunta, Jesus Mario Subias Domingo
  • Publication number: 20140197719
    Abstract: A dishwasher for cleaning an item to be washed includes at least one receiving structure which is configured to hold the item to be washed. Disposed on the at least one receiving structure is at least one arrangement direction for indicating a position where the item to be washed is to be placed in the at least one receiving structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2012
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Janina Fey, Thomas Ott, Martin Reichhuber, Nico Zendel
  • Publication number: 20140197019
    Abstract: A household appliance includes at least one control element for modifying at least one operating parameter of the household appliance. At least one modification of at least one operating parameter which modification has been executed last is resettable by a reset control element. In a method for operating a domestic appliance, a most recently executed modification of an operating parameter can be reset by an operator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2012
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Mario Kojer, Andreas Marbach
  • Patent number: 8780038
    Abstract: A refrigerator has a function display panel mounted to the housing, for indicating functional states and/or operational parameters of the refrigerator. The function display panel contains electrically charged pigment carriers that can be moved under the influence of an electric field. A plurality of electrodes apply an electric field to the pigment carriers. The electrodes are each assigned to one display element of the function display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Klaus Flinner, Georg Hausmann, Stefan Holzer, Jörg Stelzer
  • Publication number: 20140192013
    Abstract: The invention relates to an operating and display device (11) for a domestic appliance, comprising operating means for setting at least one parameter of an operating process of the domestic appliance, a light conductor part (24, 34) for conducting light, a plurality of function symbols (13, 14, 15), which each symbolize a respective selectable value of the parameter, and a lighting device (47) for backlighting the function symbols (13, 14, 15), by means of which lighting device the function symbol (13, 14, 15) associated with the presently selected value of the parameter can be optically distinguished from the other function symbols (13, 14, 15), wherein the operating means are designed as touch-sensitive operating means and have a touch-sensitive actuation surface (16), which is arranged such as to overlap with the function symbols (13, 14, 15) and thus the value of the parameter associated with one of the function symbols (13, 14, 15) can be selected by touching the actuation surface (16) in an overlap area
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Lubert, Lothar Knopp, Thomas Ludenia, Gino Wybranietz, Dietmar Bruss, Erich Schmid, Peter Vogelsang
  • Patent number: D712603
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Johannes Geyer, Florian Metz, Roger Münstermann, Carsten Weber