US 10,890,370 B2
Cooling device having an air channel and a baffle
Dogukan Cetinyol, Istanbul (TR); Bilal Cinici, Tekirdag (TR); and Tanzer Yildizgoecer, Tekirdag (TR)
Assigned to BSH Hausgeraete GmbH, Munich (DE)
Appl. No. 15/512,847
PCT Filed Dec. 22, 2015, PCT No. PCT/EP2015/080906
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 21, 2017,
PCT Pub. No. WO2016/107784, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 7, 2016.
Claims priority of application No. a 2014 16332 (TR), filed on Dec. 31, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0292765 A1, Oct. 12, 2017
Int. Cl. F25D 17/06 (2006.01); F25D 23/02 (2006.01)
CPC F25D 17/062 (2013.01) [F25D 17/06 (2013.01); F25D 23/02 (2013.01); F25D 2317/062 (2013.01); F25D 2317/063 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A cooling device or domestic refrigerator, comprising:
a body having an outer wall;
a door;
said body and said door defining a storage space therebetween having an inner wall;
said inner wall of said storage space and said outer wall of said body defining an insulating space therebetween being at least partially filled with insulating material;
an air channel formed within said insulating space, said air channel having a longitudinal extent;
said inner wall of said storage space having a plurality of openings formed therein being open to said air channel;
a bar separating two neighboring openings from each other and
a baffle disposed completely within said air channel, said baffle including a connector fixing said baffle to said air channel, said baffle having a length being transverse to said longitudinal extent of said air channel, and said baffle having a flap guiding an air flow, said flap being transverse to said longitudinal extent;
said air channel having a wall segment being a rear wall lying opposite the openings of the inner wall, and said baffle including a support element contacting said rear wall.