Patent Number: 6,250,899

Title: Rotary compressor

Abstract: A rotary compressor includes a cylinder having a slot, an eccentric shaft disposed in the cylinder, a roller formed around the shaft, a vane inserted into the slot and having grooves on its surface, and a sealing material inserted into the grooves. The sealing material prevents leakage and influx of gas through a gap between the cylinder and the vane, improving the efficiency of a rotary compressor.

Inventors: Lee; Sang Yong (Seoul, KR), Choi; Song (Anyang, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: F01C 21/08 (20060101); F01C 21/00 (20060101); F04C 018/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018