Patents by Inventor Suk-yun Moon

Suk-yun Moon 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: 9752266
    Abstract: A supporting structure of a tub for a laundry machine is provided. The laundry machine includes a cabinet to form an outer appearance having a base, a tub arranged in the cabinet, a drum rotatably placed in the tub, a suspension that flexibly supports the drum, and a support, separate from the suspension, provided at the base to support vertically a weight of the tub. Due to the supporting structure of the laundry machine, a capacity of the tub of the laundry machine is increased. A support stability of the capacity-increased tub is enhanced by vertically supporting the weight of the tub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong Il Lee
  • Patent number: 9260812
    Abstract: A laundry machine for treating laundry is disclosed. The laundry machine includes a front gasket having a structure capable of effectively preventing leakage of wash water or effectively preventing laundry or foreign matter from being introduced between a tub and a drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Suk Yun Moon, Min Gyu Jo, Ig Geun Kwon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong Il Lee
  • Patent number: 9175431
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a laundry machine for treating laundry. One embodiment of the laundry machine may include a water supply valve, a drum (30) in which laundry is placed, a tub (20) in which the drum (30) is rotatably placed, the tub (20) having an extended portion (23a) which extends forward and have an opening at a front portion thereof for laundry entrance, and a tub water supply portion (140), and a water supply line to guide water from the water supply valve to the tub water supply portion (140).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sang Hun Kim, Soo Bong Kim, Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Hee Tae Lim, Dong Il Lee
  • Patent number: 9127397
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a washing machine (100) including a cabinet (110) having a base (1.11), a tub (120) fixedly secured to an inside of the cabinet (110), a drum (130) rotatable provided in the tub (120), a rotation shaft (140) passed through the tub (120) from a rear of the drum (130), a bearing housing (150) connected to the rotation shaft (140), a suspension assembly (170) for buffering and supporting a structure connected to the bearing housing (150), a driving motor (181) provided to the suspension assembly (170) and a power transmission member (182) for transmission of the rotation force from the driving motor (181) to the rotation shaft (140), thereby permitting to increase a capacity of the washing machine (100) by changing the structure or the washing machine (100) and increase the rotation efficiency of the drum (130) by providing a driving structure which rotates the drum (130) and has an increased capacity by thus effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Suk Yun Moon, Ig Geun Kwon, Dong Il Lee
  • Patent number: 9051678
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laundry machine having an increased wash capacity. The laundry machine includes a cabinet, a tub connected to vibration sources through a vibration transmission blocking member, a drum rotatably provided in the tub, a suspension unit to substantially damp and support the vibration sources, and ball balancers, each of which includes a race, balls contained in the race, and an oil filing the race, provided on the drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Young Suk Kim, Hyun Seok Seo, Suk Yun Moon, Dong II Lee, Ig Geun Kwon
  • Patent number: 9038424
    Abstract: A washing machine for washing laundry is provided. The washing machine includes a tub to hold washing water, a drum in the tub to hold laundry, a rotational shaft connected to a rear surface of the drum, a tub back, which forms a rear side of the tub and through which the rotational shaft passes, a bearing housing that supports the rotational shaft, and a suspension that buffers and supports the bearing housing. A vibration sensor senses vibration of a structure supported by the suspension, thereby enabling control of rotation of the drum based on the sensed vibration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Ig Geun Kwon, Hyun Seok Seo, Soo Bong Kim, Min Gyu Jo, Dong Il Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hee Tae Lim, Jung Tae Song
  • Patent number: 8997533
    Abstract: The present application relates to a laundry machine for washing laundry, including a tub for holding washing water, the tub including at least one fastener for fastening and wiring a wire harness along an outside surface thereof, a drum in the tub for holding laundry, a rotation shaft connected to a rear surface of the drum, a tub back which forms a rear side of the tub and through which the rotation shaft passes, a bearing housing for supporting the rotation shaft, a rear gasket connected between the tub and the tub back, and a suspension unit for supporting the bearing housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Soo Bong Kim, Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hee Tae Lim, Dong Il Lee
  • Patent number: 8782871
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a laundry machine is disclosed. The manufacturing method of the laundry machine includes a suspension preparing step configured to prepare a suspension unit (40) configured to flexibly support a drum (30), a tub rear securing step configured to secure a tub rear (120) to the suspension unit (40), a drum securing step configured to a shaft (351) or the drum (30) to the suspension unit (40) via an inside of the tub rear (120), a tub front coupling step configured to couple a tub front (100) to the tub rear (120), a tub seating step configured to seat the tub front (100) and the tub rear (120) in a cabinet cabinet base (600)m and a suspension securing step configured to secure the suspension unit to the cabinet base (600).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Ig Geun Kwon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong Il Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Hee Tae Kim, Jung Tae Song
  • Patent number: 8336342
    Abstract: A clothes refreshing apparatus is disclosed. The clothes refreshing apparatus includes a cabinet forming an external appearance, a drum which is installed in the cabinet and provides a space in which clothes are loaded and refreshed, a front panel which forms a front surface of the cabinet and has a loading port through which the clothes are loaded into the drum, and a door which is installed to open and close the loading port, wherein the door is formed to have a vertical length equal to or larger than a vertical length of side surfaces of the front panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jung-tae Song, Hee-tae Lim, Suk-yun Moon, Ig Geun Kwon, Heung-gi Kim
  • Publication number: 20120090362
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laundry machine in which a tub is isolated from vibration of a drum, ensuring an increased size of the tub and an increased volume of the tub. This results in an increased capacity of the laundry machine. The increased size of the tub provides a sufficient space between the tub and a cabinet for installation of relevant constituent elements, thus accomplishing a compact interior structure of the laundry machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Inventors: Young Jin Hwang, Soo Bong Kim, Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Dong Il Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hee Tae Lim
  • Publication number: 20120060350
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a laundry machine is disclosed. The manufacturing method of the laundry machine includes a suspension preparing step configured to prepare a suspension unit (40) configured to flexibly support a drum (30), a tub rear securing step configured to secure a tub rear (120) to the suspension unit (40), a drum securing step configured to a shaft (351) or the drum (30) to the suspension unit (40) via an inside of the tub rear (120), a tub front coupling step configured to couple a tub front (100) to the tub rear (120), a tub seating step configured to seat the tub front (100) and the tub rear (120) in a cabinet cabinet base (600)m and a suspension securing step configured to secure the suspension unit to the cabinet base (600).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Inventors: Ig Geun Kwon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong ll Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Hee Tae Kim, Jung Tae Song
  • Publication number: 20120017649
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a laundry machine for treating laundry. One embodiment of the laundry machine may include a water supply valve, a drum (30) in which laundry is placed, a tub (20) in which the drum (30) is rotatably placed, the tub (20) having an extended portion (23a) which extends forward and have an opening at a front portion thereof for laundry entrance, and a tub water supply portion (140), and a water supply line to guide water from the water supply valve to the tub water supply portion (140).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventors: Sang Hun Kim, Soo Bong Kim, Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Hee Tae Lim, Dong Il Lee
  • Publication number: 20120017648
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a washing machine for washing laundry, including a tub for holding washing water, a drum in the tub for holding laundry, a rotation shaft connected to a rear surface of the drum, a tubback which forms a rear side of the tub and through which the rotation shaft passes, a bearing housing for supporting the rotation shaft, and a suspension unit for buffering and supporting the bearing housing, wherein the laundry machine further comprises a vibration sensor for sensing vibration of a structure supported by the suspension unit, thereby enabling to control rotation of the drum according to sensed vibration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventors: Ig Geun Kwon, Hyun Seok Seo, Soo Bong Kim, Min Gyu Jo, Dong Il Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hee Tae Lim, Jung Tae Song
  • Publication number: 20120017650
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a laundry machine for washing laundry, including a tub for holding washing water, the tub including at least one fastening means for fastening and wiring a wire harness along an outside surface thereof, a drum in the tub for holding laundry, a rotation shaft connected to a rear surface of the drum, a tubback which forms a rear side of the tub and through which the rotation shaft passes, a bearing housing for supporting the rotation shaft, a rear gasket connected between the tub and the tubback, and a suspension unit for supporting the bearing housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventors: Soo Bong Kim, Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hee Tae Lim, Dong Il Lee
  • Publication number: 20120006069
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laundry machine having an increased wash capacity. The laundry machine includes a cabinet, a tub connected to vibration sources through a vibration transmission blocking member, a drum rotatably provided in the tub, a suspension unit to substantially damp and support the vibration sources, and ball balancers, each of which includes a race, balls contained in the race, and an oil filing the race, provided on the drum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2009
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventors: Young Suk Kim, Hyun Seok Seo, Suk Yun Moon, Dong Il Lee, Ig Geun Kwon
  • Publication number: 20120006067
    Abstract: A laundry machine is disclosed. The overall weight of the vibrating system provided in the laundry machine according to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention may be reduced and the vibration of the drum may be stabilized by new means for adding weights. In addition, the front of the drum may be prevented from falling downward because of the introduction of laundry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventors: Hee Tae Lim, Soo Bong Kim, Min Gyu Jo, Ig Geun Kwon, Jung Tae Song, Dong Il Lee, Suk Yun Moon, Sang Hun Kim, Hyun Seok Seo, Young Suk Kim
  • Publication number: 20120000253
    Abstract: A laundry machine is disclosed, which includes a cabinet (600, 620, 630, 640) defining an external appearance thereof, the cabinet (600, 620, 630, 640) comprising a base (600), a tub (100, 120, 130) provided in the cabinet (600, 620, 630, 640), a drum (300, 320, 340) provided in the tub (100, 120, 130), the drum (300, 320, 340) rotatable with respect to the tub (100, 120, 130) and a pressure adjusting part provided in the tub (100, 120, 130) to prevent forward movement of the drum (300, 320, 340) generated by pressure difference during the rotation of the drum (300, 320, 340). As a result the laundry machine may improve capacity of the tub (100, 120, 130) and to prevent collision between the drum (300, 320, 340) and the tub (100, 120, 130) by adjusting the pressure inside the tub (100, 120, 130).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Inventors: Suk Yun Moon, Dong II Lee, Ig Geun Kwon, Soo Bong Kim
  • Publication number: 20110296878
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a washing machine (100) including a cabinet (110) having a base (1.11), a tub (120) fixedly secured to an inside of the cabinet (110), a drum (130) rotatable provided in the tub (120), a rotation shaft (140) passed through the tub (120) from a rear of the drum (130), a bearing housing (150) connected to the rotation shaft (140), a suspension assembly (170) for buffering and supporting a structure connected to the bearing housing (150), a driving motor (181) provided to the suspension assembly (170) and a power transmission member (182) for transmission of the rotation force from the driving motor (181) to the rotation shaft (140), thereby permitting to increase a capacity of the washing machine (100) by changing the structure or the washing machine (100) and increase the rotation efficiency of the drum (130) by providing a driving structure which rotates the drum (130) and has an increased capacity by thus effects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: December 8, 2011
    Inventors: Suk Yun Moon, Ig Geun Kwon, Dong Il Lee
  • Publication number: 20110296877
    Abstract: A laundry machine for washing laundry is disclosed. The laundry machine includes a cabinet to form an outer appearance, the cabinet comprising a base, a tub arranged in the cabinet, and a support unit provided at the base, to support a vertical weight of the tub. There is an effect of increasing the capacity of the laundry machine in accordance with a variation in the structure of the laundry machine. It is also possible to enhance the support stability of the capacity-increased tub by vertically supporting the weight of the tub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: December 8, 2011
    Inventors: Jung Tae Song, Ig Geun Kwon, Suk Yun Moon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong Il Lee
  • Publication number: 20110285260
    Abstract: A laundry machine for treating laundry is disclosed. The laundry machine includes a front gasket (200) having a novel structure capable of effectively pre-venting leakage of wash water or effectively preventing laundry or foreign matter from being introduced between a tub (100) and a drum (300).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Inventors: Suk Yun Moon, Min Gyu Jo, Ig Geun Kwon, Soo Bong Kim, Dong Il Lee