Ice maker fill tube assembly

  • US 6,810,680 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2003
  • Issued: 11/02/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/31/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A refrigerator freezer comprising:

  • an outer wall spaced apart from an inner wall, said inner wall being formed with an opening; and

    an ice maker assembly including;

    a mold cavity for collecting liquid to be frozen; and

    a fill tube for transporting liquid to the mold cavity, said fill tube including at least one vent formed along its length, wherein the fill tube extends through the opening in the inner wall with a clearance between said inner wall and said fill tube to permit a flow of air about the fill tube through the clearance.

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