Patents by Inventor Eui Young Chang

Eui Young Chang has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10161668
    Abstract: The present application discloses a refrigerator capable of easily fixing a drain hose to one side of an inner case without having an additional fixing member used of fixing a drain hose. A refrigerator having an inner case configured to have a storage compartment formed therein; an outer case disposed outside the inner case and spaced a predetermined distance away from the inner case; a drain hose connected to one side of the inner case and disposed in an inner space formed between the inner case and the outer case; and a connector configured to connect the drain hose to the inner case, wherein the connector is mounted in the inner case using a hooking method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seong Hyeon Sim, Ho Sang Park, Kwon Chul Yun, Eui Young Chang
  • Publication number: 20170227277
    Abstract: The present application discloses a refrigerator capable of easily fixing a drain hose to one side of an inner case without having an additional fixing member used of fixing a drain hose. A refrigerator having an inner case configured to have a storage compartment formed therein; an outer case disposed outside the inner case and spaced a predetermined distance away from the inner case; a drain hose connected to one side of the inner case and disposed in an inner space formed between the inner case and the outer case; and a connector configured to connect the drain hose to the inner case, wherein the connector is mounted in the inner case using a hooking method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Seong Hyeon Sim, Ho Sang Park, Kwon Chul Yun, Eui Young Chang
  • Patent number: 9702611
    Abstract: A refrigerator which variably controls operation of a sterilizer according to variation in humidity within the refrigerator to improve sterilizing capacity includes a control unit to drive the sterilizer while repeatedly turning the cold air circulation fan on/off during a refrigerating cycle in which the defrosting heater is not operated, and stop driving the sterilizer during operation of the defrosting heater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Cheol Kang, Eui Young Chang, Seong Wook Jeong, Jae Koog An
  • Patent number: 9534821
    Abstract: A control method of a refrigerator including a compressor to supply refrigerant to an evaporator to cool a storage compartment, a valve to adjust flow of the refrigerant, a fan to blow air heat-exchanged by the evaporator, and a heater to remove frost from the evaporator. The control method includes, upon receiving a power-saving signal, determining whether the received power-saving signal is a first or second power-saving mode signal, upon determining that the power-saving signal is the first power-saving mode signal, performing at least one selected from among resetting of target temperature of the storage compartment, adjustment of an operation rate of the compressor, and adjustment of operation time of the heater to execute a first power-saving mode, and, upon determining that the power-saving signal is the second power-saving mode signal, controlling the compressor, the fan, and the heater to be off to execute a second power-saving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sinn Bong Yoon, Eui Young Chang, Jong Chul Choi, Yong Han Kim, Won Je Lee, Jong Eon Si
  • Patent number: 9534832
    Abstract: A structure for packaging an interior part such as a shelf and a door guard to prevent the interior part from being damaged due to impact and friction during transportation of a refrigerator is provided. Each of the shelf and the door guard may be accommodated in a shock-absorbing member in a state of being separated from each mounting portion to be fixed within a storage chamber. The shock-absorbing member coupled with the shelf or the door guard may be packaged by a package member and be fixed to a shelf mounting portion of an inner case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Kyu Moon, Hyun Myung Lee, Eui Young Chang, Gyu Hyun Jo, Chang Sun Lee
  • Publication number: 20130327076
    Abstract: A refrigerator including an icemaker and an ice bucket provided at a door, a feeding unit to feed ice cubes stored in the ice bucket, a driving motor provided at a main body to drive the feeding unit, and a coupling device to transmit driving force from the driving motor to the feeding unit. When the door is closed, the driving motor is connected to the feeding unit. When the door is opened, the driving motor is disconnected from the feeding unit. Accordingly, the door has a simple structure, the ice bucket has an increased capacity, repair or replacement of the driving motor is easily achieved. The coupling device includes a first coupling unit and a second coupling unit which is engaged with the first coupling unit to receive driving force. The coupling device is configured to hide the coupling units when the door is opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Jin JEONG, Do Hyung KIM, Kyoung Ki PARK, Bong Su SON, Sung Cheol KANG, Sang Hyun PARK, Yong Jong PARK, Kook Jeong SEO, Jae Koog AN, Jae Seung LEE, Eui Young CHANG, Bu Kil JEONG
  • Publication number: 20130313958
    Abstract: A structure for packaging an interior part such as a shelf and a door guard to prevent the interior part from being damaged due to impact and friction during transportation of a refrigerator is provided. Each of the shelf and the door guard may be accommodated in a shock-absorbing member in a state of being separated from each mounting portion to be fixed within a storage chamber. The shock-absorbing member coupled with the shelf or the door guard may be packaged by a package member and be fixed to a shelf mounting portion of an inner case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Kyu MOON, Hyun Myung LEE, Eui Young CHANG, Gyu Hyun JO, Chang Sun LEE
  • Patent number: 8523375
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator which performs a light emitting operation in connection with opening and closing of doors and a home bar door. The refrigerator includes a front glass, a light guide member disposed on a rear surface of the front glass, a light emitting device disposed at the outside of the light guide member to generate light toward the light guide member, scattering members provided within the light guide member to scatter the light of the light emitting device transmitted through the light guide member, and transmitting parts provided on the front glass corresponding to the scattering members to transmit the light of the scattering members toward the front surface of each door, and the light emitting device emits light in connection with opened and closed states of the doors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joong Ho Kim, Yong Man Seo, Eui Young Chang
  • Publication number: 20130025303
    Abstract: A control method of a refrigerator including a compressor to supply refrigerant to an evaporator to cool a storage compartment, a valve to adjust flow of the refrigerant, a fan to blow air heat-exchanged by the evaporator, and a heater to remove frost from the evaporator. The control method includes, upon receiving a power-saving signal, determining whether the received power-saving signal is a first or second power-saving mode signal, upon determining that the power-saving signal is the first power-saving mode signal, performing at least one selected from among resetting of target temperature of the storage compartment, adjustment of an operation rate of the compressor, and adjustment of operation time of the heater to execute a first power-saving mode, and, upon determining that the power-saving signal is the second power-saving mode signal, controlling the compressor, the fan, and the heater to be off to execute a second power-saving mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sinn Bong YOON, Eui Young Chang, Jong Chul Choi, Yong Han Kim, Won Je Lee, Jong Eon Si
  • Publication number: 20120204581
    Abstract: A refrigerator which variably controls operation of a sterilizer according to variation in humidity within the refrigerator to improve sterilizing capacity includes a control unit to drive the sterilizer while repeatedly turning the cold air circulation fan on/off during a refrigerating cycle in which the defrosting heater is not operated, and stop driving the sterilizer during operation of the defrosting heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Cheol KANG, Eui Young CHANG, Seong Wook JEONG, Jae Koog AN
  • Publication number: 20110079034
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator which performs a light emitting operation in connection with opening and closing of doors and a home bar door. The refrigerator includes a front glass, a light guide member disposed on a rear surface of the front glass, a light emitting device disposed at the outside of the light guide member to generate light toward the light guide member, scattering members provided within the light guide member to scatter the light of the light emitting device transmitted through the light guide member, and transmitting parts provided on the front glass corresponding to the scattering members to transmit the light of the scattering members toward the front surface of each door, and the light emitting device emits light in connection with opened and closed states of the doors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Publication date: April 7, 2011
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joong Ho Kim, Yong Man Seo, Eui Young Chang
  • Publication number: 20090178428
    Abstract: An ice making unit taking the form of a kit separably installed in a freezing compartment of a refrigerator. The ice making unit includes a water supply tank to supply water, an ice making case defining an external appearance of the ice making unit, the ice making case being formed, at an upper portion of a front surface thereof, with a water supply tank installation hole to allow the water supply tank to be slidably installed therethrough, at least one ice making tray installed in the ice making case to receive the water supplied from the water supply tank, and an ice separating device to separate ice from the ice making tray, and the water supply tank is coupled to or separated from the ice making case via forward and rearward sliding movement thereof. Supply of water into the ice making unit can be accomplished via simple coupling or separation of the water supply tank, resulting in convenient use of the ice making unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2008
    Publication date: July 16, 2009
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Jin Cho, Seak Haeng Park, Jae Seung Lee, Eui Young Chang, Hyo Sik Kang, Bu Kil Jeong
  • Patent number: 7204095
    Abstract: A refrigerator which includes a main body having a freezing compartment and a refrigerating compartment, an evaporating unit provided in the main body, and a first duct and a second duct in communication with the evaporating unit to guide cooling air generated from the evaporating unit to the freezing compartment and the refrigerating compartment of the main body, respectively, wherein the second duct is provided around a edge of a rear of the refrigerating compartment of the main body and having a cooling air supply hole to supply the cooling air to the refrigerating compartment. Thus, according to the present invention, the cooling air is supplied from the edge of the rear of the refrigerating compartment, thereby providing the duct of a simple structure and facilitating a refrigerating efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2007
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bu-kil Jeong, Eui-young Chang
  • Publication number: 20070033956
    Abstract: An operation control method of a refrigerator including a main body defining a freezing compartment and a refrigerating compartment, an evaporator cooling the freezing compartment and the refrigerating compartment, a heater defrosting the evaporator, and a plurality of blowing fans respectively corresponding to the freezing compartment and the refrigerating compartment. The method includes setting a heater operation temperature less than a control temperature of the refrigerating compartment; measuring a temperature of air surrounding the refrigerator; measuring an inside temperature of the refrigerating compartment; and operating the heater and the blowing fan corresponding to the refrigerating compartment when the measured temperature of the surrounding air is less than a set reference surrounding air temperature and the measured inside temperature is less than the heater operation temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2006
    Publication date: February 15, 2007
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-cheol Kang, Kook-jeong Seo, Won-jae Yoon, Eui-young Chang
  • Publication number: 20060130513
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a main body cabinet including a storage compartment and a convertible compartment divided from the storage compartment; and a cool air providing part including a storage compartment evaporator to cool the storage compartment, a convertible compartment evaporator connected to the storage compartment evaporator in series to cool the convertible compartment, and a cooling fan providing cool air generated in the convertible compartment evaporator to the convertible compartment so as to function as one of freezing or refrigerating. Thus, the refrigerator includes a convertible compartment divided from a freezing compartment or a refrigerating compartment to store food by being provided with cool air separately. Further, the refrigerator prevents cool air in a freezing compartment or a refrigerating compartment from flowing out when a convertible compartment is open.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2005
    Publication date: June 22, 2006
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eui-Young Chang, Jae-Sek Oh, Sung-Cheol Kang
  • Patent number: 7010934
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an icemaker in which an ice cube tray is twisted by rotation of an actuator to easily and effectively release ice from the ice cube tray. The icemaker comprising an ice cube tray formed with cube compartments; an actuator rotating the ice cube tray; and a stopper coming into contact with the ice cube tray being rotated and allowing the ice cube tray to be twisted, the cube compartments being diagonally arranged with respect to a lengthwise direction of the ice cube tray. With this configuration, the present invention provides an icemaker in which an ice is easily released from an ice cube tray and minimally cracked or broken while being released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-keun Choi, Eui-young Chang
  • Patent number: 6978626
    Abstract: A refrigerator for supplying a proper amount of water and a control method thereof. The refrigerator is optimally operated in ice-making and ice-separating modes based on the amount of water supplied for making ice cubes, and a control method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2005
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Woo Sung Kim, Eui Young Chang
  • Publication number: 20050160757
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an icemaker in which an ice cube tray is twisted by rotation of an actuator to easily and effectively release ice from the ice cube tray. The icemaker comprising an ice cube tray formed with cube compartments; an actuator rotating the ice cube tray; and a stopper coming into contact with the ice cube tray being rotated and allowing the ice cube tray to be twisted, the cube compartments being diagonally arranged with respect to a lengthwise direction of the ice cube tray. With this configuration, the present invention provides an icemaker in which an ice is easily released from an ice cube tray and minimally cracked or broken while being released.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Publication date: July 28, 2005
    Inventors: Sang-Keun Choi, Eui-Young Chang
  • Publication number: 20050138807
    Abstract: An evaporator manufacturing method includes providing cooling fins each formed with a pair of coolant tube accommodation parts, and expanding a first coolant tube and a second coolant tube after inserting the first coolant tube and the second coolant tube into the coolant tube accommodation parts of the plurality of cooling fins; providing a first jig and a second jig at different levels to bend the expanded first coolant tube and the expanded second coolant tube; bending the first coolant tube around the first jig alternately to form several horizontal parts spaced apart from each other along a vertical direction, and at the same time bending the second coolant tube around the second jig alternately to form several second horizontal parts spaced apart from each other along the vertical direction so that the second horizontal parts are positioned to the rear of spaces between the respective first horizontal parts; and connecting the first coolant tube and the second coolant tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Publication date: June 30, 2005
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-ho Kim, Eui-young Chang
  • Publication number: 20050138952
    Abstract: A refrigerator which includes a main body having a freezing compartment and a refrigerating compartment, an evaporating unit provided in the main body, and a first duct and a second duct in communication with the evaporating unit to guide cooling air generated from the evaporating unit to the freezing compartment and the refrigerating compartment of the main body, respectively, wherein the second duct is provided around a edge of a rear of the refrigerating compartment of the main body and having a cooling air supply hole to supply the cooling air to the refrigerating compartment. Thus, according to the present invention, the cooling air is supplied from the edge of the rear of the refrigerating compartment, thereby providing the duct of a simple structure and facilitating a refrigerating efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Publication date: June 30, 2005
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bu-kil Jeong, Eui-young Chang