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REFRIGERATORS ; COLD ROOMS ; ICE-BOXES ; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS( refrigerated show cases A47F 3/04 ; thermally-insulated vessels for domestic use A47J 41/00 ; refrigerated vehicles, see the appropriate subclasses of classes B60 to B64 ; containers with thermal insulation in general B65D 81/38 ; heat-transfer, heat-exchange or heat-storage materials, e.g. refrigerants, or materials for the production of heat or cold by chemical reactions other than by combustion C09K 5/00 ; thermally-insulated vessels for liquefied or solidified gases F17C ; air-conditioning or air-humidification F24F ; refrigeration machines, plants or systems F25B ; cooling of instruments and comparable apparatus without refrigeration G12B ; cooling of engines or pumps, see the relevant classes )
NOTE
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In this subclass, the following term is used with the meaning indicated:

- "device" means an enclosed space to be cooled; such
devices being associated either with refrigerating
machinery, e.g. in a refrigerator, or with other cold
sources, e.g. in an ice-box.

Attention is drawn to Note (2) following the title of subclass F24F .

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Devices not associated with refrigerating machinery
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F25D 1/00
Devices using naturally cold air or cold water
F25D 1/02
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using naturally cold water, e.g. household tap water
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F25D 3/00
Devices using other cold materials ; Devices using cold-storage bodies
.
{
combined with heat exchangers
}
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using ice, e.g. ice-boxes
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F25D 3/04
. .
Stationary cabinets
F25D 3/045
. . .
{
Details
}
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Movable containers
. . .
portable, i.e. adapted to be carried personally
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using liquefied gases, e.g. liquid air
{
( for cooling semiconductor devices H01L 23/445 )
}
F25D 3/102
. .
{
Stationary cabinets
}
F25D 3/105
. .
{
Movable containers
}
F25D 3/107
. .
{
portable, i.e. adapted to be carried personally
}
. .
with conveyers carrying articles to be cooled through the cooling space
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using solidified gases, e.g. carbon-dioxide snow
F25D 3/122
. .
{
Stationary cabinets
}
F25D 3/125
. .
{
Movable containers
}
. .
{
Stationary devices with conveyers carrying articles to be cooled through the cooling space
}
F25D 3/14
. .
portable, i.e. adapted to be carried personally
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Devices using endothermic chemical reactions, e.g. using frigorific mixtures
F25D 5/02
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portable, i.e. adapted to be carried personally
Devices using evaporation effects without recovery of the vapour( butter or cheese dishes with cooling devices A47G 19/26 )
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F25D 9/00
Devices not covered by groups F25D 1/00 to F25D 7/00 ; Combinations of devices covered by two or more of the groups F25D 1/00 to F25D 7/00
F25D 9/005
.
{
using fluorinated halogenous hydrocarbons
}
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Devices associated with refrigerating machinery
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Self-contained movable devices, e.g. domestic refrigerator
F25D 11/003
.
{
Transport containers
}
.
{
with cold storage accumulators
}
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F25D 11/02
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with cooling compartments at different temperatures
. .
{
with two or more evaporators
}
. .
{
using primary and secondary refrigeration systems
}
. .
{
of the sorption cycle type
}
F25D 11/04
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specially adapted for storing deep-frozen articles( F25D 11/02 takes precedence )
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F25D 13/00
Stationary devices, e.g. cold-rooms
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F25D 13/02
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with several cooling compartments, e.g. refrigerated locker systems
F25D 13/04
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the compartments being at different temperatures
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with conveyers carrying articles to be cooled through the cooling space
F25D 13/062
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{
with refrigerated conveyers
}
F25D 13/065
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{
Articles being submerged in liquid coolant
}
F25D 13/067
. .
{
with circulation of gaseous cooling fluid
}
Devices not covered by group F25D 11/00 or F25D 13/00 , e.g. non-self-contained movable devices
Devices using a combination of a cooling mode associated with refrigerating machinery with a cooling mode not associated with refrigerating machinery
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Details or features of the devices covered by groups F25D 1/00 to F25D 16/00
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F25D 17/00
Arrangements for circulating cooling fluids ; Arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces
.
{
in cold rooms
}
F25D 17/02
.
for circulating liquids, e.g. brine
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for circulating air, e.g. by convection
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{
Air treating means within refrigerated spaces( air conditioning in general F24F )
}
. . .
{
Air flow control arrangements
}
F25D 17/047
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{
Pressure equalising devices
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by forced circulation
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F25D 17/062
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{
in household refrigerators
}
F25D 17/065
. . . .
{
with compartments at different temperatures
}
F25D 17/067
. . .
{
Evaporator fan units
}
. . .
using ducts
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Arrangement or mounting of refrigeration units with respect to devices
{
or objects to be refrigerated, e.g. infra-red detectors
}
F25D 19/003
.
{
with respect to movable containers
}
F25D 19/006
.
{
Thermal coupling structure or interface
}
F25D 19/02
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plug-in type
F25D 19/04
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with more than one refrigeration unit
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F25D 21/00
Defrosting ; Preventing frosting ; Removing condensed or defrost water( removing ice or water from heat-exchange apparatus in general F28F 17/00 ; heating arrangements specially adapted for transparent or reflecting areas H05B 3/84 )
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{
Defroster control
}
F25D 21/004
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{
Control mechanisms( F25D 21/006 takes precedence )
}
F25D 21/006
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{
with electronic control circuits
}
F25D 21/008
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{
by timer
}
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F25D 21/02
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Detecting the presence of frost or condensate
F25D 21/025
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{
using air pressure differential detectors
}
F25D 21/04
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Preventing the formation of frost or condensate
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Removing frost( defrosting cycles F25B 47/02 )
F25D 21/065
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{
by mechanical means
}
F25D 21/08
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by electric heating
F25D 21/10
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by spraying with fluid
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F25D 21/12
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by hot-fluid circulating system separate from the refrigerant system
F25D 21/125
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{
the hot fluid being ambient air
}
.
Collecting or removing condensed and defrost water ; Drip trays
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F25D 23/00
General constructional features( F25D 21/00 takes precedence )
.
{
for cooling refrigerating machinery
}
.
{
for mounting refrigerating machinery components
}
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Doors ; Covers( F25D 23/08 takes precedence )
{
locks or fastenings E05B 65/0042
}
F25D 23/021
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{
Sliding doors
}
F25D 23/023
. .
{
Air curtain closures
}
F25D 23/025
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{
Secondary closures
}
F25D 23/026
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{
for open-top cabinets
}
. .
{
Details
}
F25D 23/04
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with special compartments, e.g. butter conditioners
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Walls( F25D 23/08 takes precedence; containers with thermal insulation B65D 81/38 )
F25D 23/061
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{
with conduit means
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F25D 23/062
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{
defining a cabinet
}
F25D 23/063
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{
formed by an assembly of panels
}
F25D 23/064
. . .
{
formed by moulding, e.g. moulding in situ
}
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F25D 23/065
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{
Details
}
F25D 23/066
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{
Liners
}
F25D 23/067
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{
Supporting elements
}
F25D 23/068
. . .
{
Arrangements for circulating fluids through the insulating material
}
F25D 23/069
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{
Cooling space dividing partitions
}
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F25D 23/08
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Parts formed wholly or mainly of plastics materials
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F25D 23/082
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{
Strips
}
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When a document describes both breaking and sealing strips it is classified in group F25D 23/082 only.

F25D 23/085
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{
Breaking strips
}
. . .
{
Sealing strips
}
F25D 23/10
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Arrangements for mounting in particular locations, e.g. for built-in type, for corner type
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F25D 23/12
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Arrangements of compartments additional to cooling compartments ; Combinations of refrigerators with other equipment, e.g. stove
F25D 23/123
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{
Butter compartment
}
. .
{
Water cooler
}
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Charging, supporting, and discharging the articles to be cooled
F25D 25/005
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{
using containers
}
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by shelves
F25D 25/021
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{
combined with trays
}
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{
Baskets
}
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F25D 25/024
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{
Slidable shelves
}
. . .
{
Drawers
}
F25D 25/027
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{
Rotatable shelves
}
F25D 25/028
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{
Cooled supporting means
}
.
by conveyers( in general B65G )
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Lighting arrangements( in general F21 )
F25D 27/005
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{
combined with control means
}
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Arrangement or mounting of control or safety devices
F25D 29/001
.
{
for cryogenic fluid systems
}
F25D 29/003
.
{
for movable devices
}
.
{
Mounting of control devices
}
F25D 29/006
.
{
Safety devices
}
F25D 29/008
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{
Alarm devices
}
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Other cooling or freezing apparatus
F25D 31/001
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{
Plate freezers
}
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{
Liquid coolers, e.g. beverage cooler( receptacle coolers F25D 31/006 )
}
F25D 31/003
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{
with immersed cooling element
}
F25D 31/005
.
{
Combined cooling and heating devices
}
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{
specially adapted for cooling receptacles, e.g. tanks
}
. .
{
Bottles or cans
}
. .
{
Drinking glasses
}
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F25D 2201/00
Insulation
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F25D 2201/10
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with respect to heat
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F25D 2201/12
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using an insulating packing material
F25D 2201/122
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of loose fill type
F25D 2201/124
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of fibrous type
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F25D 2201/126
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of cellular type
F25D 2201/1262
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with open cells
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F25D 2201/128
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of foil type
F25D 2201/1282
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with reflective foils
F25D 2201/14
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using subatmospheric pressure
F25D 2201/30
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with respect to sound
F25D 2230/00
F25D 2240/00
F25D 2250/00
F25D 2260/00
F25D 2270/00
F25D 2300/00
Special arrangements or features for refrigerators ; cold rooms ; ice-boxes ; Cooling or freezing apparatus not covered by any other subclass
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F25D 2303/00
{
Details of devices using other cold materials; Details of devices using cold-storage bodies
}
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F25D 2303/08
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Devices using cold storage material, i.e. ice or other freezable liquid
F25D 2303/081
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using ice cubes or crushed ice
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F25D 2303/082
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disposed in a cold storage element not forming part of a container for products to be cooled , e.g. ice pack or gel accumulator
F25D 2303/0821
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the element placed in a compartment which can be opened without the need of opening the container itself
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F25D 2303/0822
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Details of the element
F25D 2303/08221
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Fasteners or fixing means for the element
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F25D 2303/08222
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Shape of the element
F25D 2303/08223
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having the shape of an ice cube
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F25D 2303/083
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using cold storage material disposed in closed wall forming part of a container for products to be cooled
F25D 2303/0831
. . .
the liquid is disposed in the space between the walls of the container
F25D 2303/0832
. . .
the liquid is disposed in an accumulator pack locked in a closable wall forming part of the container
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F25D 2303/084
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Position of the cold storage material in relationship to a product to be cooled
F25D 2303/0841
. . .
external to the container for a beverage, e.g. a bottle, can, drinking glass or pitcher
F25D 2303/0842
. . .
inside the beverage contained in a bottle, can, drinking glass, pitcher or dispenser
F25D 2303/0843
. . .
on the side of the product
F25D 2303/0844
. . .
above the product
F25D 2303/0845
. . .
below the product
F25D 2303/0846
. . .
around the neck of a bottle
F25D 2303/085
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Compositions of cold storage materials
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F25D 2317/00
{
Details or arrangements for circulating cooling fluids; Details or arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces, not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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F25D 2317/04
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Treating air flowing to refrigeration compartments
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F25D 2317/041
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by purification
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F25D 2317/0411
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by dehumidification
F25D 2317/04111
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Control means therefor
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F25D 2317/0413
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by humidification
F25D 2317/04131
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Control means therefor
F25D 2317/0415
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by deodorizing
F25D 2317/0416
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using an ozone generator
F25D 2317/0417
. . .
using an UV-lamp
F25D 2317/043
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by creating a vacuum in a storage compartment
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F25D 2317/06
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with forced air circulation
F25D 2317/061
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through special compartments
F25D 2317/062
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along the inside of doors
F25D 2317/063
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with air guides
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F25D 2317/065
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characterised by the air return
F25D 2317/0651
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through the bottom
F25D 2317/0652
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through the corner
F25D 2317/0653
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through the mullion
F25D 2317/0654
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through the side
F25D 2317/0655
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through the top
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F25D 2317/066
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characterised by the air supply
F25D 2317/0661
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from the bottom
F25D 2317/0662
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from the corner
F25D 2317/0663
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from the mullion
F25D 2317/0664
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from the side
F25D 2317/0665
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from the top
F25D 2317/0666
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from the freezer
F25D 2317/0667
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from the refrigerator
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F25D 2317/067
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characterised by air ducts
F25D 2317/0671
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Inlet ducts
F25D 2317/0672
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Outlet ducts
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F25D 2317/068
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characterised by the fans
F25D 2317/0681
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Details thereof
F25D 2317/0682
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Two or more fans
F25D 2317/0683
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the fans not of the axial type
F25D 2317/0684
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the fans allowing rotation in reverse direction
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Details or arrangements for defrosting; Preventing frosting; Removing condensed or defrost water, not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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F25D 2321/14
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Collecting condense or defrost water ; Removing condense or defrost water
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F25D 2321/141
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Removal by evaporation
F25D 2321/1411
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using compressor heat
F25D 2321/1412
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using condenser heat or heat of desuperheaters
F25D 2321/1413
. . .
using heat from electric elements or using an electric field for enhancing removal
F25D 2321/142
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characterised by droplet guides
F25D 2321/143
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characterised by means to fix, clamp, or connect water pipes or evaporation trays
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F25D 2321/144
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characterised by the construction of drip water collection pans
F25D 2321/1441
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inside a refrigerator
F25D 2321/1442
. . .
outside a refrigerator
F25D 2321/145
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characterised by multiple collecting pans
F25D 2321/146
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characterised by the pipes or pipe connections
F25D 2321/147
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characterised by capillary, wick, adsorbent, or evaporation elements
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General constructional features not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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F25D 2323/0011
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Means for leveling refrigerators
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F25D 2323/002
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Details for cooling refrigerating machinery
F25D 2323/0021
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using air guides
F25D 2323/0022
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using multiple air flows
F25D 2323/0023
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Control of the air flow cooling refrigerating machinery
F25D 2323/0024
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Filters in the air flow cooling refrigerating machinery
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F25D 2323/0026
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characterised by the incoming air flow
F25D 2323/00261
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through the back bottom side
F25D 2323/00262
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through the back top side
F25D 2323/00263
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through the back corner side
F25D 2323/00264
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through the front bottom part
F25D 2323/00265
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through the front top part
F25D 2323/00266
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through the bottom
F25D 2323/00267
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through the side
F25D 2323/00268
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through the top
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characterised by the out-flowing air
F25D 2323/00271
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from the back bottom
F25D 2323/00272
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from the back top
F25D 2323/00273
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from the back corner
F25D 2323/00274
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from the front bottom
F25D 2323/00275
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from the front top
F25D 2323/00276
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from the bottom
F25D 2323/00277
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from the side
F25D 2323/00278
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from the top
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F25D 2323/0028
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characterised by the fans
F25D 2323/00281
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Two or more fans
F25D 2323/00282
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the fans not of the axial type
F25D 2323/00283
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the fans allowing rotation in reverse direction
F25D 2323/00284
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Details thereof
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Details of doors or covers not otherwise covered
F25D 2323/021
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French doors
F25D 2323/022
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Doors that can be pivoted either left-handed or right-handed
F25D 2323/023
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Door in door constructions
F25D 2323/024
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Door hinges
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Details of walls not otherwise covered
F25D 2323/061
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Collapsible walls
F25D 2323/062
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Inflatable walls
F25D 2323/121
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the refrigerator is characterised by a water filter for the water/ice dispenser
F25D 2323/122
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the refrigerator is characterised by a water tank for the water/ice dispenser
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Charging, supporting or discharging the articles to be cooled, not provided for in other groups of this subclass
}
F25D 2325/021
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Shelves with several possible configurations
F25D 2325/022
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Shelves made of glass or ceramic
F25D 2325/023
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Shelves made of wires
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Lighting arrangements not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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F25D 2327/001
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Lighting arrangements on the external side of the refrigerator, freezer or cooling box
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Details or arrangements of other cooling or freezing apparatus not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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F25D 2331/80
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Type of cooled receptacles
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Bags
F25D 2331/8011
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to be carried on the back of a person
F25D 2331/8012
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for cosmetics
F25D 2331/8013
. . .
for playing golf
F25D 2331/8014
. . .
for medical use
F25D 2331/8015
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Pouches
F25D 2331/802
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Barrels
F25D 2331/803
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Bottles
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Boxes
F25D 2331/8041
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for drinking
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F25D 2331/805
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Cans
F25D 2331/8051
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for holding milk
F25D 2331/806
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Dispensers
F25D 2331/807
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Eggs
F25D 2331/808
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Glasses
F25D 2331/809
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Holders
F25D 2331/81
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Pitchers
F25D 2331/811
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Pour-throughs
F25D 2331/812
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Trays
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General features of, or devices for refrigerators, cold rooms, ice-boxes, or for cooling or freezing apparatus not covered by any other subclass
F25D 2400/02
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Refrigerators including a heater
F25D 2400/04
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Refrigerators with a horizontal mullion
F25D 2400/06
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Refrigerators with a vertical mullion
F25D 2400/08
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Refrigerator tables
F25D 2400/10
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Refrigerator top-coolers
F25D 2400/12
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Portable refrigerators
F25D 2400/14
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Refrigerator multi units
F25D 2400/16
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Convertible refrigerators
F25D 2400/18
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Aesthetic features
F25D 2400/20
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Carts specially adapted for transporting objects to be cooled
F25D 2400/22
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Cleaning means for refrigerating devices
F25D 2400/24
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Protection against refrigerant explosions
F25D 2400/26
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Refrigerating devices for cooling wearing apparel, e.g. garments, hats, shoes or gloves.
F25D 2400/28
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Quick cooling
F25D 2400/30
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Quick freezing
F25D 2400/32
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Removal, transportation or shipping of refrigerating devices from one location to another
F25D 2400/34
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Temperature balancing devices
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Visual displays
F25D 2400/361
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Interactive visual displays
F25D 2400/38
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Refrigerating devices characterised by wheels
F25D 2400/40
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Refrigerating devices characterised by electrical wiring
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Problems to be solved
F25D 2500/02
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Geometry problems
F25D 2500/04
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Calculation of parameters
F25D 2500/06
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Stock management
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Control issues
F25D 2600/02
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Timing
F25D 2600/04
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Controlling heat transfer
F25D 2600/06
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Controlling according to a predetermined profile
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Means for sensing or measuring ; Sensors therefor
F25D 2700/02
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Sensors detecting door opening
F25D 2700/04
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Sensors detecting the presence of a person
F25D 2700/06
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Sensors detecting the presence of a product
F25D 2700/08
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Sensors using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
F25D 2700/10
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Sensors measuring the temperature of the evaporator
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Sensors measuring the inside temperature
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of particular compartments
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of freezer compartments
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more than one sensor measuring the inside air temperature in a compartment
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Sensors measuring the temperature outside the refrigerator or freezer
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Sensors measuring the temperature of products
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