Patent Number: 6,253,761

Title: Sensing device for stoves

Abstract: A sensing device for stoves including a gas stove having at least one burner and a gas supply conduit for supply gas to the burner. The burner has a control dial for controlling the flow of gas to the burner. A weight sensor is disposed below the burner of the gas stove. The weight sensor is in communication with the control dial. The weight sensor sends a first signal when a cooking utensil is disposed on the burner to allow for gas to be supplied to the burner and a second signal when a cooking utensil is not disposed on the burner to stop the gas from being supplied to the burner.

Inventors: Shuler; Timothy Edward (New York, NY), Wisniewska; Magdalena (New York, NY)

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International Classification: F24C 3/12 (20060101); F24C 003/12 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018