Patents by Inventor Geum-Chan Lee

Geum-Chan Lee 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: 5850748
    Abstract: A front loading clothes washing machine includes a spin basket rotatably driven about a horizontal axis. Axially spaced front and rear sides of the spin basket are formed by panels. Disposed on each of the front and rear panels is a dynamic balancing mechanism comprised of an annular chamber arranged coaxially with the axis of rotation. The chamber contains a liquid and a plurality of balls freely movable within the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 22, 1998
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cin Yong Kim, Do Weon Kim, Jin Soo Kim, Sam Yong Jang, Geum Chan Lee
  • Patent number: 5799512
    Abstract: A drum washing machine includes a tub suspended in a housing, and a spin basket rotatably mounted in the tub. Each spin basket includes oil-filled races that are coaxial with the spin basket, a plurality of balls movable in the races, and oil disposed in the races. The oil is introduced into each race through an oil supply hole while forcing air out through an air vent which is angularly spaced from the oil supply hole, e.g. by 90 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 1, 1998
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun-Moo Lee, Geum-Chan Lee