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Title: Hydrophilic structures for condensation management in refrigerator appliances

A refrigerator appliance that includes a freezer compartment having a freezer compartment door, and a refrigeration compartment having at least one refrigeration compartment door. The appliance further includes a mullion with an exterior surface. The mullion divides the compartments and the exterior surface directs condensation toward a transfer point. The appliance may also include a cabinet that houses the compartments and has two sides, each with an exterior surface. Further, at least one exterior surface directs condensation toward a transfer point.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1160275
Report Number(s):
8,864,251
13/562,628
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003910
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE