Patents Assigned to Comercial Acros Whirlpool, S.A. de C.V.
  • Patent number: 6666676
    Abstract: A programmable burner for gas stoves, which is constituted by a gas burner and a safety valve that includes a thermocouple, which is located in coincidence with an external edge of the burner. The safety valve is maintained open when the thermocouple is detecting the presence of a flame on the gas burner and is closed when the burner has been turned off. An electrode is placed near of the external periphery of the burner for igniting. A spark generation module is connected with the electrode for generating the sparks for igniting the burner. A spark interrupter is connected to the spark generation module, the spark interrupter being located over a burner knob that is connected to the safety valve, for activating or deactivating the spark generation of the spark generation module. Finally a programmable device is connected with the thermocouple and the security valve, for programming the ignition time of the burner in accordance with a preestablished operation time by user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2003
    Assignee: Comercial Acros Whirlpool S.A. De C.V.
    Inventors: Jorge Rodriguez-Rodriguez, David H. Fredin Garcia
  • Patent number: 6582038
    Abstract: A storage bin mounting system is used in a refrigerator door having an inner liner formed by supporting side walls, which extend forwardly of a back wall defining a cavity. At least a vertically extending rib is formed integrally in each side wall and a plurality of retention elements are selectively aligned in different locations in the back wall. A storage bin includes an extending vertically slot between opposite side walls. The storage bin is mounted within the cavity of the refrigerator door, assembling the slot of the inner liner with each vertically extending rib. The height of the storage bin is adjusted within the cavity with an upwardly or downwardly slidable movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2003
    Assignee: Comercial Acros Whirlpool, S.A. de C.V.
    Inventors: Arturo Moreno-Olguin, José Angel Avalos-Barcenas, Guilherme Nehring, Antonio Cortez-Garcia
  • Patent number: 6394081
    Abstract: The present invention is referred to a safety knob for domestic gas apparatuses of the type that includes a gas valve with a stem, and wherein the stem is pushed against the body of the gas valve to open and regulate the gas flow. The improvements comprising a knob having a body with a back flat section and one or more cavities or projections formed on the back flat section of the knob and a longitudinal orifice also in its back part, which is connected in coincidence with a free end of the stem of the gas valve. The knob includes safety elements for avoiding the axial movement of the knob, the safety elements having a series of projections, wherein the cavities of the knob and the projections of the safety elements are joined or separated one from another, for placing the stem of said valve in a unblocked or blocked position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2002
    Assignee: Comercial Acros Whirlpool, S.A. DE C.V.
    Inventors: Guillermo-José Aguirre-Esponda, José-Angel Avalos-Barcenas
  • Patent number: 6375150
    Abstract: The invention provides a knob with safety button for a domestic gas that includes a gas valve. A stem is integrated with the gas valve, which is pressed by the knob to press and to simultaneously rotate the stem of the gas valve for opening and regulating the flow of gas through of the valve. The improvements comprising a safety button coupled with the knob, the button being connected by one end with the stem of the valve, for avoiding that the valve be operated in a turn condition when the knob is only pressed, or for facilitating the turn of the knob when the safety button is pressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2002
    Assignee: Comercial Acros Whirlpool, S.A. de C.V.
    Inventors: Guillermo-Jose Aguirre-Esponda, Jose-Angel Avalos-Barcenas