Patent Number: 6,192,693

Title: Ice system having sensor pocket

Abstract: An ice collection bin includes an exterior surface and an interior surface defining an interior chamber used to collect ice or other frozen particles. The level of frozen particles in the interior chamber is controlled by a level sensor assembly. Sensor pockets disposed in the bin protect the components of the level sensor assembly from damage that can occur in connection with the use of the ice collection bin to store frozen particles. An ice collection system is also provided, and includes the ice collection bin, a frozen particle making machine, an elevated frame that elevates the ice collection bin, and a cart for storing or transporting frozen particles.

Inventors: Kloppenberg; Joseph R. (Englewood, CO), McCool; John Kevin (Winnetka, IL)

Assignee: Howe Corporation

International Classification: F25C 5/00 (20060101); F25C 5/18 (20060101); G01F 23/284 (20060101); G01F 23/292 (20060101); F25C 005/18 ()

Expiration Date: 02/27/2018