Patent Number: 7,613,385

Title: Heating device for an electrical appliance

Abstract: A heating device is provided in a water passageway in a washing or rinsing machine and has a heating element in proximity with a sensor. In one embodiment, the heating element is mounted using a holder in an opening in a wall wherein the wall forms the water passageway. On the holder is also provided a conductivity measuring device which projects into the water passageway. The heating device and conductivity measuring device form a module.

Inventors: Muenzner; Rainer (Schwarzenberg, DE), Schuemann; Daniel (Dresden, DE)

Assignee: E.G.O. Elektro-Geraetebau GmbH

International Classification: H05B 3/40 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017