Patent Number: 8,584,321

Title: Door hinge for opening and closing a door of a domestic appliance

Abstract: Door hinge (10) for opening and closing a door of a domestic appliance, in particular an oven, comprising a hinge arm (12), a hinge lever (14) pivotally fixed to the hinge arm (12), and biasing means for biasing the door hinge (10) in its closed position, wherein a locking device is provided for locking the door hinge (10) in a predetermined opening position, wherein the locking device comprises a locking member (22), which is fixed to the hinge arm (12) in a linearly movable manner, and a locking recess (34) formed at the hinge lever (14), wherein the locking member (22) and the locking recess (34) can selectively be brought into locking engagement with each other in the predetermined opening position of the door hinge (10).

Inventors: Trautner; Andreas (Neuendettelsau, DE), Bluml; Christoph (Schillingsfurst, DE)

Assignee: Electrolux Home Products Corporation N.V.

International Classification: E05D 11/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018