Patents by Inventor Mu Yeol Sun

Mu Yeol Sun 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: 10209002
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body having a storage compartment therein, a storage body provided to be inserted into or withdrawn from the storage compartment, and a rail device configured to connect the body and the storage body slidingly and to guide insertion and withdrawal of the storage body, wherein the rail device includes a first rail member having a first guider therein, a second rail member slidingly coupled to the first rail member, and a first retainer disposed at an insertion position between the first rail member and the second rail member when the first rail member is inserted into the first retainer and having a first guide protrusion inserted into the first guider movably, formed in the first retainer, and the first guider limits a range of movement in an insertion direction of the first retainer when the first retainer is inserted into the first guider so that the first retainer is located at the insertion position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Ha Hwang, Mu-Yeol Sun
  • Patent number: 9863689
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a storage chamber; an evaporator; an evaporator receiving portion and a defrost water tray slantingly arranged at a lower side of the evaporator receiving portion; a machinery chamber having an evaporation tray; an upper hose communicated with the defrost water tray; a lower hose connected to the upper hose while extending to the evaporation tray, the lower hose being provided, at one side thereof, with an air inlet hole to introduce outside air. The air inlet hole is formed at a slanted mounting surface protruding inside of a vertically-extending portion of the lower hose while being slanted downward. An opening and closing unit is provided in the vertically-extending portion of the lower hose that is configured to open the air inlet hole by an internal pressure of the storage chamber during opening of the door, and to close the air inlet hole by gravity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Nam Lee, Sang Soo Kim, Sang Gyu Jung, Mu Yeol Sun, Sang Hyeok Park
  • Patent number: 9790722
    Abstract: A refrigerator, with respect to the refrigerator having a plurality of doors to open/close a storage compartment, capable of adjusting the height of the plurality of doors as to adjust the height difference that occurs between the plurality of doors. A lower hinge module of the refrigerator includes a hinge shaft being inserted into a lower portion of the door, a worm wheel coupled to the hinge shaft so as to be ascended/descended while supporting the weight of the door, and a worm engaged with the worm wheel to rotate the worm wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mu Yeol Sun, Dong In Shin, Hong Joo Mun, Sung Wook Kang, Teleginyury
  • Publication number: 20170254586
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body having a storage compartment therein, a storage body provided to be inserted into or withdrawn from the storage compartment, and a rail device configured to connect the body and the storage body slidingly and to guide insertion and withdrawal of the storage body, wherein the rail device includes a first rail member having a first guider therein, a second rail member slidingly coupled to the first rail member, and a first retainer disposed at an insertion position between the first rail member and the second rail member when the first rail member is inserted into the first retainer and having a first guide protrusion inserted into the first guider movably, formed in the first retainer, and the first guider limits a range of movement in an insertion direction of the first retainer when the first retainer is inserted into the first guider so that the first retainer is located at the insertion position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Ha HWANG, Mu-Yeol SUN
  • Patent number: 9482463
    Abstract: A refrigerator may prevent an internal door from being opened together by an inertial force when an external door is opened, and may also prevent the external door from being opened together by an inertial force when the internal door is opened. The refrigerator includes a main body, a storage chamber provided in the main body so that a front surface thereof is opened, an internal door rotatably provided at a front surface of the main body so as to open and close the storage chamber and having an opening part in which a plurality of door guards are provided, an external door rotatably provided at a front surface of the internal door so as to open and close the opening part, and an internal door opening prevention device allowing or preventing opening of the internal door according to whether the external door is opened or closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Pil Choi, Dong In Shin, Hyo Seok Noh, Young Kyu Moon, Mu Yeol Sun
  • Patent number: 9383135
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a main body provided with storage chambers, doors to open and close the storage chambers, upper hinge modules to enable one side of the upper end of each door to be rotatably installed on the main body. Main body hinge receipt parts are depressed on the upper surface of the main body to embed rear ends of the upper hinge modules in the upper surface of the main body and door hinge receipt parts are depressed on the rear surfaces of the doors to receive front ends of the upper hinge modules, and thus the main body is located at a height corresponding to the height of the doors, thereby allowing the main body provided with the storage chambers having a wider volume to be used in the refrigerator having a designated height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Cheul Park, Jae Sek Oh, Sang Gyu Jung, Mu Yeol Sun
  • Publication number: 20160069605
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a storage chamber; an evaporator; an evaporator receiving portion and a defrost water tray slantingly arranged at a lower side of the evaporator receiving portion; a machinery chamber having an evaporation tray; an upper hose communicated with the defrost water tray; a lower hose connected to the upper hose while extending to the evaporation tray, the lower hose being provided, at one side thereof, with an air inlet hole to introduce outside air. The air inlet hole is formed at a slanted mounting surface protruding inside of a vertically-extending portion of the lower hose while being slanted downward. An opening and closing unit is provided in the vertically-extending portion of the lower hose that is configured to open the air inlet hole by an internal pressure of the storage chamber during opening of the door, and to close the air inlet hole by gravity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Nam LEE, Sang Soo KIM, Sang Gyu JUNG, Mu Yeol SUN, Sang Hyeok PARK
  • Patent number: 9212844
    Abstract: A refrigerator may include a drain hose assembly. The refrigerator includes an upper hose, a lower hose connected to the upper hose while being arranged in a machinery chamber, the lower hose being provided with an air inlet hole to introduce outside air, and an opening and closing unit provided at the lower hose to be upwardly pivoted by negative pressure in a storage chamber and to be downwardly pivoted by gravity, in order to open and close the air inlet hole, respectively. As a result, it may be possible to achieve an enhancement in energy efficiency and to reduce the force required to open door according to an improvement of sealing-tightness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Nam Lee, Sang Soo Kim, Sang Gyu Jung, Mu Yeol Sun, Sang Hyeok Park
  • Publication number: 20150137674
    Abstract: A refrigerator may prevent an internal door from being opened together by an inertial force when an external door is opened, and may also prevent the external door from being opened together by an inertial force when the internal door is opened. The refrigerator includes a main body, a storage chamber provided in the main body so that a front surface thereof is opened, an internal door rotatably provided at a front surface of the main body so as to open and close the storage chamber and having an opening part in which a plurality of door guards are provided, an external door rotatably provided at a front surface of the internal door so as to open and close the opening part, and an internal door opening prevention device allowing or preventing opening of the internal door according to whether the external door is opened or closed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Pil Choi, Dong In Shin, Hyo Seok Noh, Young Kyu Moon, Mu Yeol Sun
  • Publication number: 20140333191
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a body, a first door rotatably coupled to one side of the body, and a second door rotatably coupled to the other side of the body. Both the first door and the second door having pocket portions disposed at rear sides of the doors so as to store food. A first upper hinge and a first lower hinge rotatably support the first door and a second upper hinge and a second lower hinge rotatably support the second door and a strength of the first lower hinge and a strength of the second lower hinge are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mu Yeol SUN, Sang Joon IM
  • Patent number: 8827389
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator including a main body provided with storage chambers, doors to open and close the storage chambers, and lower hinge modules to enable one side of the lower end of each door to be rotatably installed on the main body. The main body includes a main frame integrally forming a lower surface and both side surfaces of the main body and the rear ends of the lower hinge modules are installed on the outer lower surface of the main frame, and thus the thickness of the lower end of the main body is minimized, thereby maximizing the storage capacity of the main body having a designated height as far as a heat insulating ability is not lowered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Nam Lee, Jae Sek Oh, Sang Gyu Jung, Seung Yong Yang, Mu Yeol Sun
  • Publication number: 20140132141
    Abstract: A refrigerator, with respect to the refrigerator having a plurality of doors to open/close a storage compartment, capable of adjusting the height of the plurality of doors as to adjust the height difference that occurs between the plurality of doors. A lower hinge module of the refrigerator includes a hinge shaft being inserted into a lower portion of the door, a worm wheel coupled to the hinge shaft so as to be ascended/descended while supporting the weight of the door, and a worm engaged with the worm wheel to rotate the worm wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mu Yeol Sun, Dong In Shin, Hong Joo Mun, Sung Wook Kang, Teleginyury
  • Publication number: 20120180514
    Abstract: A refrigerator may include a drain hose assembly. The refrigerator includes an upper hose, a lower hose connected to the upper hose while being arranged in a machinery chamber, the lower hose being provided with an air inlet hole to introduce outside air, and an opening and closing unit provided at the lower hose to be upwardly pivoted by negative pressure in a storage chamber and to be downwardly pivoted by gravity, in order to open and close the air inlet hole, respectively. As a result, it may be possible to achieve an enhancement in energy efficiency and to reduce the force required to open door according to an improvement of sealing-tightness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2012
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Nam LEE, Sang Soo Kim, Sang Gyu Jung, Mu Yeol Sun, Sang Hyeok Park
  • Publication number: 20120037642
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator including a main body, an outer case forming an external appearance of the main body, an inner case disposed at the inside of the outer case and forming storage chambers, and a heat insulating member formed by filling a space between the outer case and the inner case with foaming resin, wherein the outer case includes a main frame obtained by bending a metal plate into a U shape and forming a lower surface and both side surfaces of the main body, and upper frames installed on the main frame and forming an upper surface of the main body, thereby easily forming main body hinge receipt parts to receive rear ends of upper hinge modules on the upper surface of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mu Yeol Sun, Jae Sek Oh, Sang Gyu Jung, Sung Cheul Park, Jong Nam Lee
  • Publication number: 20120038258
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator including a main body provided with storage chambers, doors to open and close the storage chambers, upper hinge modules to enable one side of the upper end of each door to be rotatably installed on the main body. Main body hinge receipt parts are depressed on the upper surface of the main body to embed rear ends of the upper hinge modules in the upper surface of the main body and door hinge receipt parts are depressed on the rear surfaces of the doors to receive front ends of the upper hinge modules, and thus the main body is located at a height corresponding to the height of the doors, thereby allowing the main body provided with the storage chambers having a wider volume to be used in the refrigerator having a designated height.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Cheul Park, Jae Sek Oh, Sang Gyu Jung, Mu Yeol Sun
  • Publication number: 20120038259
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator including a main body provided with storage chambers, doors to open and close the storage chambers, and lower hinge modules to enable one side of the lower end of each door to be rotatably installed on the main body. The main body includes a main frame integrally forming a lower surface and both side surfaces of the main body and the rear ends of the lower hinge modules are installed on the outer lower surface of the main frame, and thus the thickness of the lower end of the main body is minimized, thereby maximizing the storage capacity of the main body having a designated height as far as a heat insulating ability is not lowered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Nam Lee, Jae Sek Oh, Sang Gyu Jung, Seung Yong Yang, Mu Yeol Sun