US 9,810,481 B2
Dishwasher and method for operating a dishwasher
Guenther Ennen, Enger (DE); Martin Kornberger, Bielefeld (DE); and Stefan Tiekoetter, Bielefeld (DE)
Assigned to MIELE & CIE. KG, Guetersloh (DE)
Filed by MIELE & CIE. KG, Guetersloh (DE)
Filed on Feb. 17, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/181,752.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2013 101 673 (DE), filed on Feb. 20, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2014/0230268 A1, Aug. 21, 2014
Int. Cl. F26B 3/00 (2006.01); F26B 21/08 (2006.01); A47L 15/00 (2006.01); A47L 15/48 (2006.01); A47L 15/42 (2006.01)
CPC F26B 21/083 (2013.01) [A47L 15/0042 (2013.01); A47L 15/0047 (2013.01); A47L 15/4234 (2013.01); A47L 15/481 (2013.01); A47L 2301/04 (2013.01); A47L 2501/11 (2013.01); A47L 2501/30 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for operating a dishwasher having a liquid heater and a sorption drying device including a desorption heater, the method comprising:
heating, using the liquid, heater, wash liquid to be circulated in a washing chamber of the dishwasher,
performing a desorption process using the sorption drying device according to a selected type of cleaning cycle of the dishwasher, the desorption process being capable of releasing moisture,
wherein a cleaning cycle comprises a plurality of program steps including cleaning, rinsing, and drying, and
wherein the amount of heat input by the desorption heater during the desorption process is selected according to the selected type of cleaning cycle of the dishwasher.