US 9,810,477 B2
Refrigerator
Nam Ki Sul, Suwon-si (KR); Jin O Kwak, Suwon-si (KR); and Ju Seon An, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Filed on Nov. 19, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/946,262.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2015-0043152 (KR), filed on Mar. 27, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0282035 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
Int. Cl. A47B 96/04 (2006.01); F25D 23/06 (2006.01); F25D 27/00 (2006.01)
CPC F25D 23/062 (2013.01) [F25D 23/065 (2013.01); F25D 27/00 (2013.01); F25D 2323/021 (2013.01)] 23 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A refrigerator comprising:
an inner case having an opening and defining a storage room accessible through the opening,
wherein the inner case comprises:
a plurality of plates forming faces of the inner case, the plurality of plates including at least three plates;
a plurality of frames, each disposed between two neighboring plates of the plurality of plates to support the two neighboring plates;
a plurality of joints disposed at a back part of the inner case to support the plurality of plates and the plurality of frames, each joint of the plurality of joints including
three first supporting grooves supporting three plates of the plurality of plates, respectively, such that corners of the three plates are inserted into respective supporting grooves of the three first supporting grooves, and
three second supporting grooves supporting three frames of the plurality of frames, respectively, such that end portions of the three frames are inserted into respective supporting grooves of the three second supporting grooves, each of the three second supporting grooves having an end that is in communication with two of the three first supporting grooves; and
a cover member disposed at a front part of the inner case around the opening to cover at least one frame selected from plurality of frames or at least one plate selected from the plurality of plates, the cover member including
a plurality of first supporting parts respectively supporting the plurality of plates disposed on a rear portion of the cover member, the plurality of plates being in contact with the plurality of first supporting parts, and
a plurality of second supporting parts protruded from the rear portion of the cover member, respectively supporting the plurality of frames, and including bent parts in contact with outer surfaces of the plurality of frames to support the plurality of frames.