(12) United States Patent ao) Patent No.: Us 7,748,804 B2
Limetal. (45) Date of Patent: Jul. 6,2010
(30) Foreign Application Priority Data
Feb. 26, 2007 (KR) 10-2007-0019184
(51) Int. CI.
A47B 96/04 (2006.01)
(52) U.S. CI 312/404; 312/408; 312/334.23;
(58) Field of Classification Search 312/404,
312/408, 108; 211/126.15; 403/13,361 See application file for complete search history.
(56) References Cited
U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
2,641,374 A * 6/1953 DerYuen 215/10
A refrigerator which provides an improved installation structure of a receiving device disposed in a storage chamber such that the receiving device can be stably supported in the storage chamber and easily mounted on and separated from the storage chamber. The refrigerator includes a shelf fixing structure which fixes a shelf to the storage chamber. The shelf fixing structure includes an engaging protrusion formed on a lower surface of the shelf at one side of the shelf, a stepped surface formed at the other side of the shelf, a restriction groove formed at a position corresponding to the engaging protrusion to restrict the engaging protrusion, and a restriction portion formed at a position corresponding to the stepped surface to restrict the stepped surface.
12 Claims, 5 Drawing Sheets