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1. (WO1991003693) HOUSEHOLD REFRIGERATOR INCLUDING A COMPARTMENT SUPPLIED WITH OXYGEN-LEAN GAS, AND METHOD FOR SUPPLYING SUCH COMPARTMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/1991/003693    International Application No.:    PCT/FR1990/000598
Publication Date: Mar 21, 1991 International Filing Date: Sep 10, 1990
IPC: F25D 17/04
Applicants: L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE
GIRARDON, Philippe
DELOCHE, Daniel
Inventors: GIRARDON, Philippe
DELOCHE, Daniel
Title: HOUSEHOLD REFRIGERATOR INCLUDING A COMPARTMENT SUPPLIED WITH OXYGEN-LEAN GAS, AND METHOD FOR SUPPLYING SUCH COMPARTMENT
Abstract:
The refrigerator includes in its internal volume (2) a compartment (4) of which at least one part is manually displaceable and defines a second internal volume (5) substantially sealed with respect to the first internal volume (2) and communicating with a gas source having an oxygen content lower than that of air, conventionally comprised of a separation module (17) cyclically supplied with compressed air by means of a motor-compressor group (19). Application to long duration home-keeeping of fruits and vegetables.