US Pat. No. 10,177,931

METHOD FOR DATA COMMUNICATION WITH A DOMESTIC APPLIANCE BY A MOBILE COMPUTER DEVICE, MOBILE COMPUTER DEVICE AND DOMESTIC APPLIANCE

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. Method for data communication with a domestic appliance (10) by a mobile computer device (12), wherein the domestic appliance (10) and the mobile computer device (12) are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection (22) that is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance (10) and the mobile computer device (12),wherein the mobile computer device is interconnected or interconnectable via a second data connection with a first stationary computer, wherein the first stationary computer is a data server, and the mobile computer device is also interconnected or interconnectable with a second stationary computer, wherein the second stationary computer is a license server; and
wherein the mobile computer device sends a request with request data, user identification data and/or access permission data, to the second stationary computer in order to receive configuration data for establishing the connection with the first stationary computer.

US Pat. No. 10,082,295

GAS HEATING ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A GAS HEATING ARRANGEMENT

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. A gas heating arrangement, comprising:a moveable gas burner,
a support structure to support a cooking vessel over the moveable gas burner, wherein the support structure is adapted to follow a shape of a trajectory of movement of two moveable gas burners, wherein the support structure comprises a moveable element.

US Pat. No. 10,301,861

ACTUATION SYSTEM AND OVEN COMPRISING SAID ACTUATION SYSTEM

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. Household appliance comprising:at least one first element selectively closing an opening of the household appliance, said at least one first element comprising a handle;
a first hinge pivotally connecting the at least one element to a body of the household appliance, the first hinge including one arm attached to the at least one first element and a second arm attached to the body of the household appliance; and
at least one actuation system comprising:
at least one actuation element including at least one shape memory alloy element having a first shape at a first temperature and configured to contract to a memorized shape when heated to a second temperature in order to apply a tensile force to the first and second arms of said first hinge, said at least one actuation element thereby being effective to actuate the at least one first element when heat is applied to the at least one actuation element;
wherein the handle is located such that it only gets accessible to a user after the at least one first element has at least partially been opened by the at least one actuation system.

US Pat. No. 10,716,173

METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A POWER CONTROL LOOP OF AN INDUCTION HOB

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. Method for calibrating a power control loop of an induction hob, the induction hob comprising a power stage including at least one induction element, a measurement unit and a control unit, the method comprising the steps of:coupling the at least one induction element with a reference load by inductance formed therebetween;
powering the power stage at predefined working conditions by means of said control unit;
deriving a measurement value being indicative for power transferred from the power stage to the reference load by the inductance formed therebetween by means of said measurement unit;
providing the measurement value to the control unit;
calculating a correction value based on the measurement value and a reference value;
storing the correction value in a storage entity in order to modify measurement values provided by the measurement unit based on the correction value when operating the induction hob.

US Pat. No. 10,451,286

GAS-SUPPLY CONNECTION ASSEMBLY, A METHOD OF CONNECTING A GAS SUPPLY LINE TO A GAS INLET PORT, AND A GAS COOKING APPLIANCE

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. A gas-supply connection assembly for gas-tightly connecting a gas supply line to a gas inlet port of a gas consumer appliance, in which the gas supply line is inserted into the gas inlet port and connected thereto in that a bulge section effectuated at an outer circumference of the gas supply line in an inserted condition by plastic deformation thereof gas-tightly engages in a form-fit locking manner into a given indentation in an inner bushing of the gas inlet port, the indentation having a convergent inner-circumferential face that faces radially inward and gradually converges radially inward in an insertion direction of the gas supply line.

US Pat. No. 10,536,995

INDUCTION HEATING ARRANGEMENT AND INDUCTION HOB

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. An induction heating arrangement comprising:at least one first induction coil,
at least one second induction coil,
the second induction coil partially overlapping with the first induction coil in an overlapping region,
wherein outside of the overlapping region the first induction coil and the second induction coil are each provided with several respective guiding elements for guiding magnetic flux of the respective induction coil,
wherein within the overlapping region at least two further guiding elements for guiding the magnetic flux of the first induction coil and/or the second induction coil are arranged,
at least a first one of the further guiding elements being spaced apart from an axis which runs in a radial direction of the first induction coil as well as in a radial direction of the second induction coil and being oriented or arranged parallel to or inclined to said axis, and
wherein the guiding elements are arranged or attached below or at an underside of the respective induction coil.