Refrigerant channel reversing arrangement for air conditioner with functions of refrigerating and heating

Application Number: 00108024
Application Date: 2000.06.09
Publication Number: 1287254
Publication Date: 2001.03.14
Priority Information: 1999/9/8 KR 99-38189
International: F24F11/02;F25B30/02;F25B41/04
Applicant(s) Name: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Gv Hyongmo
Patent Agency Code: 11021
Patent Agent: liu xiaofeng
Abstract A refrigerant channel switching apparatus in an air conditioner having cooling and warming functions is provided. The apparatus includes a main valve body, a direction shifting chamber formed within the main valve body and having a four connecting ports connected to an output and an input of a compressor, an indoor heat-exchanger, and an outdoor heat-exchanger, respectively, an operating chamber formed in the main valve body having a plurality of connecting ports, an operational guide member contained in the operating chamber and disposed to rotate in the operating chamber, a partition formed with the operational guide member in a body and disposed to rotate within the direction shifting chamber of the main valve body, a pilot valve connected to the connecting ports of the operating chamber and causing the direction shifting chamber to switch a connection between a compressor, an indoor heat-exchanger, and an outdoor heat-exchanger.