Air damper for refrigerator

Application Number: 00108037
Application Date: 2000.06.09
Publication Number: 1277346
Publication Date: 2000.12.20
Priority Information: 1999/6/9 KR 21390/1999; 1999/9/11 KR 38869/1999
International: F25D21/12
Applicant(s) Name: LG Electronics Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Chung Ilwhook;Kim Doohyong
Patent Agency Code: 11219
Patent Agent: gu gongxia
Abstract The invention discloses an air flap for a refrigerator which has a frame installed in a cold air passage in a refrigerator and having a cold air passage hole, a deflecting plate or baffle selectively opening or closing the cold air passage hole of the frame, and a pivot holding the deflecting plate in rotating fashion relative to the frame, installed on the deflecting plate in a position between upper and lower edges of the plate. The air flap also has a drive unit turning the deflecting plate relative to the frame. The deflecting plate can be turned about the pivot so that it selectively opens or closes the cold air passage of the frame.