Patents Assigned to Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
  • Publication number: 20230058403
    Abstract: A vacuum cleaner nozzle having a nozzle body and a brush roll configured to rotate relative to the nozzle body. The nozzle comprises a locking assembly having a locked state, in which the locking assembly locks the brush roll to the nozzle body, and an unlocked state, in which the locking assembly unlocks the brush roll from the nozzle body. The nozzle comprises a button, wherein the locking assembly is configured to, when in the locked state, assume the unlocked state after a displacement of the button in a first direction, and when in the unlocked state, assume the locked state after a displacement of the button in the first direction. The present disclosure further relates to a vacuum cleaner comprising a nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Dennis Han Yuguang, Gu Rain
  • Patent number: 11573008
    Abstract: The invention refers to a method for detecting anomalies associated with a gas appliance (1), the gas appliance (1) comprising at least a gas inlet (2), at least one gas burner (3) and gas distribution means (4) coupling the gas inlet (2) with said at least one gas burner (3), the method comprising the steps of: —gathering information regarding the gas flow or the operational state based on detection means (5.1, 5.2) (S20); —evaluating said gathered information in order to detect gas flow anomalies or operational anomalies, thereby obtaining evaluation information (S21); —providing alert information from a communication interface of the gas appliance (1) to a user device (6) depending on said evaluation information (S22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Fabio Spano, Fabio Rasi
  • Publication number: 20230018094
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine having a washing tub in which a drum for receiving laundry is arranged, a filter, and an outlet duct fluidically connecting the washing tub and the filter. The filter comprises a filter seat and a filter body insertable/inserted on the filter seat, and the filter body is built in a once-piece design as a monolithic body with two hem i-shells that are connected to each other by at least one deformable connection element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Marco Pessot, Simone Trangoni, Carlo Antonio Leone
  • Publication number: 20230003396
    Abstract: An air-conditioner having a fluid tank configured to connect an indoor unit of the air-conditioner with an outdoor unit of the air-conditioner. The fluid tank comprises a first chamber, and a second chamber. The first chamber comprises a high-pressure inlet and a high-pressure outlet. The second chamber comprises a low-pressure inlet, a low-pressure outlet and a low-pressure filling opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Pedro Zemborain, Artur Daugela
  • Publication number: 20220417051
    Abstract: A method of controlling a home appliance connected to the Internet via a gateway and an appliance control server of an appliance control cloud. The appliance executes control commands for operating the appliance received from the Internet via the gateway only if the commands are received from the appliance control cloud. A control command supply server of a control command supply cloud is connected to the home appliance control cloud via the Internet, and has at least one repository storing control instruction sets to operate the appliance. The method includes authenticating a request for remote control of the appliance received from the control command supply server via the Internet, and, responsive to positive authentication, forwarding control commands from the control command supply server to the appliance. The control commands are part of a set of instructions from the repository selected based on input received by a user terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Kurt Reul, Andreas Folkesson, Lukas Kencl, Petr Tahal
  • Publication number: 20220403581
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine comprising: a cabinet, a washing tub housed inside the cabinet, a drum rotatably housed inside the tub, and an electric liquid supplying device mounted in or on the drum and configured for dispensing a liquid in an inner region of the drum. The invention is also related to a method for operating such a laundry washing machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Vittorio Gallotto, Andrea Contarini, Maurizio Del Pos, Marco Spada, Angelo Le Pera
  • Publication number: 20220396907
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine comprising: a cabinet, a washing tub housed inside the cabinet, a tubular mantle rotatably housed inside the cabinet, an electric additive treating device mounted in/on the tubular mantle and configured for treating a washing and/or rinsing additive loaded within the tubular mantle in such a way to generate within the tubular mantle a solution of washing and/or rinsing additive water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Giuseppe Vita, Paola Rovella, Giuseppe Rossi, Nicola Reid, Emilio Santoro, Elisabetta Bari
  • Publication number: 20220396908
    Abstract: A laundry washing machine having a cabinet, a washing tub housed inside the cabinet, a drum rotatably housed inside the cabinet, an electric additive treating device mounted in/on the drum and configured for treating a washing and/or rinsing additive loaded within the drum in such a way to generate within the drum a solution of washing and/or rinsing additive water. A method for operating such a laundry washing machine is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Vittorio Gallotto, Maurizio Del Pos, Andrea Contarini, Marco Spada, Angelo Le Pera
  • Patent number: 11525472
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cooking oven comprising at least two entities made of sheet metal (2, 3), each sheet metal entity (2, 3) comprising at least one surface carrying an enamel layer, specifically a vitreous enamel layer, said enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3) overlapping each other and a screw connection for grounding and coupling said enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3), wherein a ground element is at least indirectly coupled with one of said enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3) for grounding said stack of enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3), wherein at least one screw (5) with a screw shaft (5.1) is provided through said enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3), wherein the screw (5) is at least indirectly electrically coupled with the ground element and said screw shaft (5.1) comprises a thread for providing an electric coupling between the enamelled sheet metal entities (2, 3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Marco Böckler, Daniel Krämer
  • Patent number: 11512854
    Abstract: A gas cooking assembly comprises: (a) a base part (10) comprising: (a1) a burner body (14) for installation in a cooktop surface (16); (a2) a gas outlet (20) in the burner body (14); and (a3) an ignition source (22) in the burner body (14); and (b) an upper part (12) comprising: (b1) at least one foot (36) for supporting the upper part (12) on the cooktop surface (16); (b2) a grate (26) for supporting a cooking vessel; (b3) an annular flame spreader (28); and (b4) a gas inlet (46) at the bottom side of the flame spreader (28); wherein the upper part (12) is an integral unit that is removable from the base part (10), wherein when the upper part (12) is connected to the base part (10), the gas inlet (46) of the upper part (12) connects to the gas outlet (20) of the base part (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alex Bassetti, Areli Uribe Portugal, Riccardo Eusepi, Fabio Rasi, Ferdinando Vivacqua
  • Publication number: 20220354335
    Abstract: A washing appliance having a washing compartment, a water inlet tank configured to accommodate water for use in a wash cycle in the washing compartment, and a water inlet conduit configured to supply water to the water inlet tank. The washing appliance further comprises a drain conduit configured to conduct washing liquid from the washing compartment and a heat exchanger configured to exchange heat between the drain conduit and the water inlet conduit. Moreover, the washing appliance comprises a heat pump circuit comprising a condenser and an evaporator, wherein the condenser is configured to heat the washing compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Anders Haegermarck, Eduardo Martinez
  • Patent number: 11497088
    Abstract: An induction cooking hob (1) with illumination equipment includes a cover element (2) arranged at the top side of the induction cooking hob and including at least one heating zone, a chassis (5) arranged below the cover element (2) and at least one induction coil unit (3) having an induction coil (10). The induction coil unit (3) is arranged below the at least one heating zone. According to the invention, a light emitting diode (4) is mounted to the center of the at least one induction coil unit (3). Thermal conductive contact between the light emitting diode (4) and the chassis (5) is provided by a spring element (12) pressing at least a surface of the light emitting diode (4) onto the chassis (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Stefan Bayerlein, Jochen Holzinger
  • Patent number: 11493203
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a gas burner assembly (10), in particular for a gas cooking appliance, preferably for a domestic gas cooking hob. The present invention further relates to such a gas cooking appliance comprising at least one gas burner assembly (10). The gas burner assembly (10) comprises a burner head (12) including a plurality of high-power flame ports (32). The gas burner assembly (10) comprises at least one intermediate element (14, 16) including a plurality of low-power flame ports (38). The burner head (12) is arranged above the at least one intermediate element (14, 16). The high-power flame ports (32) are connected to a first gas inlet (30) via a horizontal Venturi pipe (22). The low-power flame ports (38) are connected to a second gas inlet (52) via an annular distribution chamber (46). The low-power flame ports (38) and the high-power flame ports (32) are located on different parts of the gas burner assembly (10) and arranged in super-imposed way.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Marco Turchi, Riccardo Eusepi
  • Patent number: 11493201
    Abstract: A cooking appliance includes a cooking cavity adapted to cook food therein; and a steam generator adapted to supply steam for cooking to the cooking cavity. The steam generator includes an L-shaped conduit for steamable fluid having one vertical arm and one horizontal arm, and a heating element located adjacent and external to the L-shaped conduit. The vertical arm is substantially vertical in an operative position of the steam generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Paolo Faraldi, Lorenzo Gattei, Agostino Rossato, Nicola Guida
  • Publication number: 20220349104
    Abstract: A laundry treating appliance having a tub, rotatable drum, at least one transmitter coil, at least one ring shaped housing on the drum perimeter and having an annular channel therein and at least one balancing unit disposed in the channel. The balancing unit has a receiver coil configured to receive wireless power from the transmitter coil and an actuator powered by the receiver coil, a sensing element to detect a position of the balancing unit in the housing, a balancing control unit configured to control the positioning of the balancing unit by driving the transmitter coil to send power to the receiver coil to operate the actuator on a friction force element to change the friction between the housing and the balancing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventor: Antonio Chiriatti
  • Publication number: 20220349114
    Abstract: A method to control a laundry drying machine having a rotatable drum, a motor for rotating the drum, and a hot air generator for supplying a drying airflow to the drum. The method includes: collecting physicals quantities during an initial phase of said drying cycle, performing an estimation of polynomial coefficients of a cubic polynomial model indicative of an estimated change of a laundry moisture value over the time based on respective linear polynomial models comprising the collected physicals quantities, performing an estimation of the laundry moisture value by the cubic polynomial model based on the estimated polynomial coefficients, and controlling the motor and hot air generator during a drying cycle, based on one or more physicals quantities associated with the drum loaded with laundry, the electric motor and the hot air generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Alessandro Beghi, Gian Antonio Susto, Giuliano Zambonin, Fabio Altinier, Terenzio Girotto, Mirco Rampazzo
  • Publication number: 20220333287
    Abstract: A laundry treatment appliance having a laundry treatment chamber adapted to receive laundry to be treated, a treatment agent delivery system configured to store an amount of treatment agent sufficient for performing a plurality of treatment cycles, and to deliver a treatment agent dose towards the laundry treatment chamber, the treatment agent dose being a fraction of the stored amount of treatment agent, a water supply unit configured to supply fresh water having a first level of hardness to the laundry treatment appliance, and a water softening system configured to selectively receive the fresh water from the water supply unit and to selectively provide softened water having a second level of hardness lower than the first level of hardness to said treatment agent delivery system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Andrea Zattin, Martino Bondi
  • Publication number: 20220333288
    Abstract: A laundry treatment appliance comprising: a fresh water supply; a treatment chamber; a water softener; a liquid delivery system connected to the water supply, the water softener, and a treatment agent delivery system configured to store a water-soluble treating agent pod and/or a steam generator. The liquid delivery system is configured to supply fresh water from the water supply or soft water from the water softener into the treatment chamber. The appliance can perform one or more treatment cycles including at least one of: a first cycle in which the process liquid supplied by said process liquid delivery system further includes laundry treatment agents contained in the pod, and a second cycle in which the steam generator is activated to steam into the treatment chamber. The appliance further comprises a control unit to activate the water softener to provide the process liquid delivery system with soft water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Andrea Zattin, Martino Bondi
  • Patent number: 11477862
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optical system for an induction cooking device with at least one induction coil (2) and an at least partially transparent or semi-transparent top plate (3), the optical system (10) comprising at least one light source (11) to be arranged in a central area of said induction coil (2) in order to provide light through a central opening (2.1) of said induction coil (2), light deflecting means (12) configured to receive light from the light source (11) and provide said light at one or more openings (12.1) and light guiding means (13) for guiding light provided at said one or more openings (12.1) in an area between the upper side of the induction coil (2) and the lower side of the top plate (3), said light guiding means (13) being configured to guide the light into a space between the induction coil (2) and the top plate (3) and provide a light indicator at the top side of the top plate (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Marco Saporetti, Jochen Holzinger, Jennifer Burkhardt, Michael Herzog, Peter Negretti
  • Patent number: 11460349
    Abstract: A sensor probe (10) for measuring a food preparation parameter, comprises an elongate handle portion (12) for manipulating the sensor probe, an elongate sensor portion (14), and a stepped connecting portion (16) connecting the handle portion (12) and the sensor portion (14), such that the longitudinal axis of the handle portion is offset with respect to the longitudinal axis of the sensor portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Jennifer Burkhardt, Michael Herzog, Scott King, Bianca Puchinger