Patents Assigned to Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
  • Publication number: 20230194105
    Abstract: A portable air conditioner unit window installation system having a closure plate, a vent opening through the closure plate, a clamp fixture located adjacent to the vent opening in a longitudinal direction of the closure plate, and a clamp movably mounted to the clamp fixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Pedro Zemborain, Zack Palomäki
  • Publication number: 20230194123
    Abstract: A window air conditioner installation system comprising a top rail, a bottom rail, a first vertical rail configured to connect to the top rail and the bottom rail, and a second vertical rail configured to connect to the top rail and the bottom rail. A clamp fixture is connected to the top rail, and a clamp is movably mounted to the clamp fixture. The clamp is movable between a first clamp position in which a clamp face is a first distance from the top rail in a depth direction, a second clamp position in which the clamp face is a second distance from the top rail in the depth direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Zack Palomäki, Arturas Daugela
  • Patent number: 11674692
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for calculating three-dimensional information of food received within a cavity of a food preparation entity, the method comprising the steps of: capturing at least one image of said food received within the cavity by a plenoptic camera, said image comprising information regarding the light intensity and the direction of light rays traveling in space; or capturing at least two images of said food received within the cavity, said images being taken from different positions during movement of a camera; or capturing at least two images of said food received within the cavity using a camera, said images comprising different focus points; and processing the at least one image in order to establish three-dimensional information of said food received within the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher
  • Patent number: 11662100
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an induction cooking hob (10) with an integrated down-draft hood. The down-draft hood includes at least one downstream channel (40) extending from an air inlet (18) to an air outlet (36). The air inlet (18) is arranged within and/or beside a cooking panel (12) of the induction cooking hob (10). The air outlet (36) is arranged in a bottom wall and/or side wall of a chassis of the induction cooking hob (10). At least one heat sink (28) is arranged in and/or at the down-stream channel (40). The heat sink (28) is thermally connected to at least one power circuit for at least one induction generator. The heat sink (28) provides a heat exchange between the power circuit and an air stream through the downstream channel (40), so that the power circuit is cooled down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alex Viroli, Nicola Terracciano, Laurent Jeanneteau
  • Patent number: 11665791
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for determining properties of the electrical current provided to an induction heating element (2) of an induction cooking appliance (1). The induction cooking appliance (1) has a heating power energy unit (3) including a heating power generator (4) with at least one switching element (5) adapted to provide pulsed electric power to said induction heating element (2). The induction cooking appliance (1) also has an oscillating circuit (6) with at least one resonance capacitor (6.1, 6.2). The induction heating element (2) is electrically coupled with the heating power generator (4) and the oscillating circuit (6). The induction cooking appliance (1) also has a control entity (8), wherein an input of a measurement circuit (9) is coupled with a node of the heating power energy unit (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alex Viroli, Laurent Jeanneteau, Massimo Nostro, Massimo Zangoli, Svend Erik Christiansen
  • Patent number: 11662103
    Abstract: A high elongated portable air-conditioner is disclosed. The air-conditioner comprises a compressor, a condenser, and an evaporator located inside a housing. The air conditioner further comprises a cool air inlet and outlet and a warm air inlet and outlet. The air-conditioner has an axial evaporator fan and a radial condenser fan and the housing of the air-conditioner has an elongated shape where the end sections of the elongated air conditioner housing forms a top section and a bottom section, respectively. Other features of a portable air-conditioner are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Jaan Selg, Jessica Dahlkvist
  • Publication number: 20230160130
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine equipped with a treating agents dispenser comprising a drawer having a compartment suitable to receive a unit dose package comprising a pre-measured amount of treating agent incorporated into a water-soluble pouch. The laundry washing machine has a control unit configured to convey a first amount of water to the compartment to wet the unit dose package, pause, then convey a second amount of water to the compartment for breaking the water-soluble pouch of the unit dose package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 25, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Marco Mariuzzo, Michela Gasparollo
  • Patent number: 11653423
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an induction cooking hob (10) comprising at least one cooking zone (12) including one induction coil (14). The induction cooking hob (10) comprises at least one user interface (22) including at least one display with at least one indicator corresponding with one cooking zone (12, 28, 30, 32). The induction coil (34, 36, 38, 40) is provided for detecting at least one parameter related to the power of the electromagnetic field generated by said induction coil (34, 36, 38, 40). The induction cooking hob (10) comprises a memory for storing a maximum value of the parameter detected by the induction coil (14) of the cooking zone (12) when a cooking pot (26) is arranged upon said cooking zone (12). The indicator corresponding with the cooking zone (12) indicates a signal related to an incorrect position of the cooking pot (26), if the currently detected value of the parameter is lower than the maximum value of said parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Harald Hoffmann, Gerhard Klein, Richard Turek
  • Publication number: 20230103869
    Abstract: An aesthetic component for a water bearing appliance. The component comprises a first polymeric material and a second polymeric material. The external surface of the component is at least partially constituted by the first polymeric material and the first polymeric material covers the second polymeric material. The second polymeric material comprises a recycled polymeric material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Luca Crema, Massimo Sanità
  • Publication number: 20230108390
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine having a cabinet, a washing tub, a washing drum rotatable within the tub and having a tubular mantle that is closed, at least partially, by a flange facing a closed end of the tub. A shaft protrudes from the flange through the closed wall. A driving system comprising an operating module is mounted on the tub, and an operated module is fixed to the free shaft end, the operating module rotates the operated module relative to the washing tub. One or more electric loads are mounted in/on the washing drum. A wireless power transmitter unit is mounted to the tub and arranged for wireless transmitting electric power to a wireless power receiver unit configured to supply electric power to the one or more electric loads. The wireless power receiver unit is mounted in/on the operated module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Vittorio Gallotto, Andrea Contarini, Maurizio Del Pos
  • Patent number: 11618102
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a domestic appliance at least comprising the following steps:—at least one positioning and/or prefixing step comprising positioning and/or prefixing of at least a first component part (3) of the domestic appliance relative to at least a second component part (2) of the domestic appliance, the first component part (3) comprising a first contour (32), and the second component (2) part comprising a matching second contour (21), respectively, the positioning and/or prefixing comprising positioning and/or prefixing the second contour (21) in a pre-defined arrangement at the first contour (32);—at least one welding step comprising welding together the first and second component parts (3, 2) along at least one of the first and second contour (32, 21); wherein the welding being controlled by a control device and carried out by:—detecting, in particular via a detection device, at least one of a location and course of at least a section of a marking representa
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christian Ehninger, Richard Wiesinger, Marco Böckler
  • Patent number: 11619392
    Abstract: Monitoring device (3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) for household appliances, preferably for cooking appliances, comprising: —a housing (33), —at least one camera objective (1, 1.1, 1.2), —at least one fixation unit (2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3), wherein the fixation unit (2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3) is adapted for the fastening, preferably for the releasable fastening, the monitoring device (3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) on at least one predetermined surface area (34) of at least one predetermined model of a household appliance, and wherein the fixation unit (2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3) is arranged relative to the camera objective (1, 1.1, 1.2) in order to arrange the camera objective (1, 1.1, 1.2), in a mounted state of the monitoring device (3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) on the household appliance, in at least one position of a predetermined distance (d) and/or in a predetermined orientation (?) relative to a predetermined monitoring region (32) of the household appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Dietmar Hildner, Branko Ivanovic
  • Publication number: 20230101395
    Abstract: A method for producing a component for a water bearing appliance. The method comprises the steps of: injecting from an injection point a not recycled first polymeric material into a cavity of a mould for a first time so that the not recycled first polymeric material reaches internal surfaces of the mould and injecting from the injection point, after said first time, a recycled second polymeric material into said mould.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Massimo Sanità, Luca Crema
  • Publication number: 20230094292
    Abstract: A method of controlling operation of an appliance, comprising: presenting at a user interface, an option to change an operating program of the appliance; operating the appliance according a selected change of the operating program; displaying, on the user interface, an indicator representing the change in the operating program; and displaying, on the user interface, separately from the displayed indicator representing the change in the operating program, a degree of ecological impact caused by the selected change of the operating program, wherein the degree of ecological impact indicates a level of resource consumption used by the appliance to operate according to the selected operating program. Also provided are appliances, such as dishwasher or refrigerators, configured to perform the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alexandre Barros Neves, Luis Michio Kobayashi, Anne-Kathrine Nissen
  • Patent number: 11617236
    Abstract: The invention relates to an induction hob comprising: a hob plate (2); two or more induction coils (3) arranged below the hob plate in order to form heating zones (4) at the hob plate (2); one or more pot detection sensors (5), the pot detection sensors (5) being at least partially placed between a pair of adjacent induction coils (3); wherein the pot detection sensor (5) is a strip-shaped sensor extending in a space between said pair of adjacent induction coils (3) and the pot detection sensor (5) is coupled with an evaluation unit (8) adapted to determine information regarding the coverage of the pot detection sensor (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Harald Hoffmann, Jochen Holzinger, Gerhard Klein
  • Patent number: 11617234
    Abstract: An induction cooking hob and a method for heating food as well as a computer program product are disclosed. Based on information of a micro-electromechanical system (1500) in combination with a temperature sensor associated to a heating zone, vibrations can be detected and a heating zone associated with the boiling substance can be properly discriminated from one supporting a pot having a non-boiling substance in it. Subsequent simmering of the substance can be automatically effected. An indication will be provided to a user (1680), and an automated function can be started (1610) including boiling and subsequent simmering, respectively indication of a boiling substance on any of the heating zones on an induction hob (1000).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alex Viroli, Laurent Jean-Neteau, Massimo Nostro, Svend-Erik Christiansen
  • Publication number: 20230091470
    Abstract: A component for a water bearing appliance, wherein the component comprises a first polymeric material and a second polymeric material. The first polymeric material constitutes the external surface of the component and completely covers the second polymeric material. The first polymeric material and the second polymeric material have different characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Luca Crema, Massimo Sanità
  • Publication number: 20230078424
    Abstract: A component for household appliances made of a plastic mixture comprising recycled polyolefin composition deriving from post-consumer plastic materials and/or post-industrial plastic materials and at least one filler. Also provided are a household appliance including the component and a method for manufacturing the household appliance by using the component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Monica Celotto, Massimo Sanità
  • Publication number: 20230062451
    Abstract: A washing appliance comprising a liquid container, a liquid level indicator unit configured to provide data indicative of a liquid level in the liquid container, a drain conduit, and a drain pump. The washing appliance further comprises a control arrangement configured to operate the drain pump during a first time period, control the drain pump to a standstill during a second time period following the first time period, and monitor a change of the liquid level during the second time period using data from the liquid level indicator unit. Also provided are a method of detecting an operational error in a washing appliance, a computer program, a computer-readable medium, and a control arrangement for a washing appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventor: David Persson
  • Patent number: D983473
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Thomas U. Johansson, Andrea Putaggio