Patents by Inventor JURIJ PADERNO

JURIJ PADERNO 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).

  • Publication number: 20220145521
    Abstract: A domestic clothes dryer includes a rotating drum that defines a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum, and a lifter coupled to the drum. The lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. The air inlet includes a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through the rear perforated wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ralf Haselmeier, Jurij Paderno
  • Patent number: 11261559
    Abstract: A domestic clothes dryer comprises a rotating drum defining a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum and at least a hollow lifter mounted in the drum, wherein said hollow lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. The air inlet comprises a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through said rear perforated wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Ralf Haselmeier, Jurij Paderno
  • Publication number: 20200080248
    Abstract: A domestic clothes dryer comprises a rotating drum defining a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum and at least a hollow lifter mounted in the drum, wherein said hollow lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. The air inlet comprises a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through said rear perforated wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ralf Haselmeier, Jurij Paderno
  • Patent number: 10501885
    Abstract: A domestic clothes dryer comprises a rotating drum defining a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum and at least a hollow lifter mounted in the drum, wherein said hollow lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. The air inlet comprises a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through said rear perforated wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Ralf Haselmeier, Jurij Paderno
  • Publication number: 20190309956
    Abstract: A steam generating system for an appliance includes a first tank positioned at a first vertical position and having an upper water outlet and a lower water outlet. A second tank is positioned at a second vertical position that is lower than the first vertical position of the first tank. A first and second interconnecting members respectively connect the upper and lower water outlets of the first tank to the second tank. Together, the first and second interconnecting members fluidically connect the first and second tanks. A valve assembly is positioned along the second interconnecting member to selectively provide access to the second tank from the first tank. Inlet and outlet pumps are respectively coupled to the first and second tanks to supply and discharge water from the steam generating system. The appliance further includes a retractable hose for connecting the steam generating system to a water source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jessica Buschman, Alessandro Gigante, Jurij Paderno, Massimiliano Frontini, Massimiliano Daniele, Luca Minetto, Alberto Castiglioni, Edoardo Gallenzi
  • Publication number: 20190309957
    Abstract: A steam generating system for an oven includes an upper tank having an upper water outlet and a lower water outlet. A lower tank is positioned at a vertical position that is lower than a vertical position of the upper tank. A first hose is coupled to the upper water outlet of the upper tank and further coupled to the lower tank. A second hose is coupled to the lower water outlet of the upper tank and further coupled to the lower tank. A valve assembly is positioned along the second hose and operable between open and closed conditions. An inlet pump is coupled to the upper tank and an outlet pump is coupled to the lower tank to provide and discharge water from the system. A method of filling and emptying the steam generating system and generating steam is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jessica Buschman, Alessandro Gigante, Jurij Paderno, Massimiliano Frontini, Massimiliano Daniele, Luca Minetto, Alberto Castiglioni, Edoardo Gallenzi
  • Publication number: 20190069352
    Abstract: A method for controlling an induction heating system, particularly an induction heating system of a cooktop on which a cooking utensil with a certain contents is placed for heating/cooking purposes, comprises the steps of carrying out a predetermined number “n” of electrical measurements of a first electrical parameter of the heating system on the basis of a predetermined electrical value of a second electrical parameter, “n” being ?2, repeating the above set of measurements at a predetermined time after the first measurements, and estimating at least one thermal parameter of the heating system, particularly of the contents of the cooking utensil, on the basis of the above set of measurements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Jurij PADERNO, Francesco DEL BELLO, Davide PARACHINI, Gianpiero SANTACATTERINA, Diego Neftali GUTIERREZ, Brian P. JANKE
  • Patent number: 10136477
    Abstract: A method for controlling an induction heating system, particularly an induction heating system of a cooktop on which a cooking utensil with a certain contents is placed for heating/cooking purposes, comprises the steps of carrying out a predetermined number “n” of electrical measurements of a first electrical parameter of the heating system on the basis of a predetermined electrical value of a second electrical parameter, “n” being ?2, repeating the above set of measurements at a predetermined time after the first measurements, and estimating at least one thermal parameter of the heating system, particularly of the contents of the cooking utensil, on the basis of the above set of measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Jurij Paderno, Francesco Del Bello, Davide Parachini, Gianpiero Santacatterina, Diego Neftali Gutierrez, Brian P. Janke
  • Patent number: 9816756
    Abstract: Example dryers and washer-dryers having a closed process air circuit having a drum, a condenser downstream from the drum for dehumidifying warm moist air, and a thermoelectric device having a cold side arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the drum are disclosed. Example thermoelectric devices have a warm side cooled by a fluid which is circulated in a liquid/air heat exchanger arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the condenser. Using the disclosed architectures, appliance design can be simplified without decreasing overall system performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Jurij Paderno, Davide Parachini, Paolo Spranzi
  • Publication number: 20170233940
    Abstract: A domestic clothes dryer comprises a rotating drum defining a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum and at least a hollow lifter mounted in the drum, wherein said hollow lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. The air inlet comprises a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through said rear perforated wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: RALF HASELMEIER, JURIJ PADERNO
  • Publication number: 20160289886
    Abstract: Example dryers and washer-dryers having a closed process air circuit having a drum, a condenser downstream from the drum for dehumidifying warm moist air, and a thermoelectric device having a cold side arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the drum are disclosed. Example thermoelectric devices have a warm side cooled by a fluid which is circulated in a liquid/air heat exchanger arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the condenser. Using the disclosed architectures, appliance design can be simplified without decreasing overall system performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: JURIJ PADERNO, DAVIDE PARACHINI, PAOLO SPRANZI
  • Patent number: 9389018
    Abstract: Example dryers and washer-dryers having a closed process air circuit having a drum, a condenser downstream from the drum for dehumidifying warm moist air, and a thermoelectric device having a cold side arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the drum are disclosed. Example thermoelectric devices have a warm side cooled by a fluid which is circulated in a liquid/air heat exchanger arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the condenser. Using the disclosed architectures, appliance design can be simplified without decreasing overall system performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Jurij Paderno, Davide Parachini, Paolo Spranzi
  • Patent number: 9353992
    Abstract: A method for drying clothes in a household dryer having a drying chamber, a temperature sensor for monitoring temperature an air exhaust temperature from the chamber, and a control system for maintaining a temperature in the drying chamber close to a set point temperature by selecting the set point temperature based on the air exhaust temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: James P. Carow, Jurij Paderno, Paolo Spranzi
  • Patent number: 9341411
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for detecting the cycle termination of a household tumble dryer having sensors for measuring at least two different parameters related to the drying process. In an example method for detecting the cycle termination of a household tumble dryer having sensors for measuring at least two different parameters related to a drying process, signals from the sensors are combined according to a predetermined algorithm in order to improve the accuracy of said detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: James P. Carow, Jurij Paderno, Paolo Spranzi
  • Publication number: 20140310976
    Abstract: Example dryers and washer-dryers having a closed process air circuit having a drum, a condenser downstream from the drum for dehumidifying warm moist air, and a thermoelectric device having a cold side arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the drum are disclosed. Example thermoelectric devices have a warm side cooled by a fluid which is circulated in a liquid/air heat exchanger arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the condenser. Using the disclosed architectures, appliance design can be simplified without decreasing overall system performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: JURIJ PADERNO, DAVIDE PARACHINI, PAOLO SPRANZI
  • Publication number: 20140215847
    Abstract: Clothes dryers that distribute air through one or more lifters are disclosed. An example domestic clothes dryer includes a rotating drum defining a drying chamber, an air inlet upstream the drum, and lifter mounted in the drum, wherein said lifter is in communication with the air inlet for distributing air inside the drum through a plurality of openings. An example air inlet includes a shaped air plenum chamber facing a lower portion of a rear perforated wall of the drum and capable of delivering air to said lifter and/or directly to the drum through said rear perforated wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: RALF HASELMEIER, JURIJ PADERNO
  • Patent number: 8686321
    Abstract: A method for supplying power to induction cooking zones of an induction cooking hob with a plurality of power converters, each feeding an induction heating element, comprises feeding all the induction heating elements according to a predetermined and repetitive driving sequence in order to keep a predetermined delivered power to the induction heating elements according to user input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Davide Parachini, Francesco Del Bello, Andrea De Angelis, Jurij Paderno
  • Publication number: 20140020260
    Abstract: A laundry drying machine with a heat pump system comprises a process air circuit including a rotating drum, a blower and a heater, a refrigerant circuit including a compressor, a condenser, an expansion device, an evaporator, the condenser and evaporator being in heat exchange relationship with the process air circuit, an auxiliary condenser cooled by an air flow driven by a fan, and at least two temperature sensors placed in the process air circuit and/or in the refrigerant circuit. A method for controlling the laundry drying machine includes receiving an input indicating a desired behavior of the laundry drying machine selected from the group consisting of optimized use of energy, overall drying time and fabric care, and controlling components of the machine according to signals from the two temperature sensors and according to the desired behavior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: JAMES P. CAROW, MOEED MUKHTAR, JURIJ PADERNO, PAOLO SPRANZI
  • Patent number: 8598494
    Abstract: A method for controlling power supply to the liquid contents of a cooking vessel or the like, particularly for controlling the electrical power supply in an induction heating system, wherein a predetermined thermodynamic state is detected and the user is alerted, comprises maintaining a predetermined high power condition after reaching the predetermined thermodynamic state for a predetermined time and then reducing the power supply to a predetermined level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Gianpiero Santacatterina, Jurij Paderno, Francesco Del Bello
  • Publication number: 20130276324
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for detecting the cycle termination of a household tumble dryer having sensors for measuring at least two different parameters related to the drying process. In a an example method for detecting the cycle termination of a household tumble dryer having sensors for measuring at least two different parameters related to a drying process, signals from the sensors are combined according to a predetermined algorithm in order to improve the accuracy of said detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: JAMES P. CAROW, JURIJ PADERNO, PAOLO SPRANZI