US Patent No. 10,251,221

INDUCTION COOKING DEVICE


Patent No. 10,251,221
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Induction Cooking Device
Inventorship Tomoya Takahashi, Hyogo (JP)
Hiroshi Isago, Hyogo (JP)
Assignee PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,221

1. An induction cooking device comprising:a housing in which at least one of a heat generating component and a heat dissipating component is disposed;
a top plate which is held at an upper portion of the housing and on which an object to be heated is to be placed;
a heating coil unit disposed inside the housing, below an undersurface of the top plate;
a first cooling fan which is disposed inside the housing, and blows first cooling air to cool the at least one of the heat generating component and the heat dissipating component;
a second cooling fan which is disposed inside the housing, takes in at least a portion of the first cooling air, and blows second cooling air to cool the heating coil unit, wherein
the first cooling fan and the second cooling fan are disposed one above another such that at least a portion of the first cooling fan and at least a portion of the second cooling fan overlap in plan view; and
an air guide which guides the second cooling air to the heating coil unit.