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1. (WO2017034314) DEFROSTER AND REFRIGERATOR HAVING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/034314    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2016/009365
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F25B 47/02
F25B 39/02
F25D 21/08
F28D 15/02
F25D 21/00
F25D 19/00
F28D 1/047
F28F 1/28
Applicants: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
엘지전자 주식회사
Inventors: KANG, Woocheol
강우철
JUNG, Kwangsoo
정광수
PARK, Yonggap
박용갑
LEE, Geunhyung
이근형
Title: DEFROSTER AND REFRIGERATOR HAVING SAME
Abstract:
The present invention discloses a defroster comprising: a heating unit having a heater case arranged vertically along an up-down direction on the outside of an evaporator, and a heater disposed vertically in the up-down direction inside the heater case; and a heat pipe respectively connected to an outlet provided at the top side of the heating unit and an inlet provided at the bottom side of the heating unit, and having at least a portion thereof disposed adjacent to the refrigerant pipe of the evaporator so that working fluid heated by the heater moves and transfers heat to the evaporator to remove frost, wherein the heater is configured to be immersed beneath the surface of the working fluid when all the working fluid in the heat pipe is in a liquid state.