US Patent No. 10,342,075

INDUCTION HEATING DEVICE AND INDUCTION HOB COMPRISING AN INDUCTION HEATING DEVICE OF THIS KIND


Patent No. 10,342,075
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Induction Heating Device And Induction Hob Comprising An Induction Heating Device Of This Kind
Inventorship Stephane Lomp, Oberderdingen (DE)
Michael Rupp, Eppingen (DE)
Siegbert Wein, Kraichtal (DE)
Michael Gaertner, Berlin (DE)
Konstantin Freis, Bretten (DE)
Assignee E.G.O. Elektro-Geraetebau GmbH, Oberderdingen (DE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,075

1. An induction heating device comprising at least one induction heating coil and comprising a plug-type contact device, wherein said induction heating device comprises:a coil carrier for said at least one induction heating coil;
said plug-type contact device is arranged on a bottom face of said coil carrier with an insertion direction perpendicular to a surface of said coil carrier;
said plug-type contact device comprises a plug housing which is held on said bottom face of said coil carrier in such a way that said plug housing has an ability to move with a defined movement travel in a plane parallel to said surface of said coil carrier;
said plug housing comprises at least two receiving chambers with a direction of extent parallel to an insertion direction of said plug-type contact device, wherein said receiving chambers are defined by at least two receiving sleeves each open at a bottom side thereof and each having two lateral slots;
one plug-type contact that is arranged in each of said receiving chambers; and
one contact-making line attached to each of said plug-type contacts, each contact-making line running freely from said plug-type contact, through the two lateral slots, to said induction heating coil,
wherein said plug-type contact device is mounted on said coil carrier in a floating manner.