A method carried out without sealing elements inside fixed parts in the front area of a condensation dryer. A process air channel arranged in a shield is made of a plastic material and is provided with a vertical dividing surface which is placed at the level of a heat exchanger reception area in front of a base …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Holger Löffler, Lothar Dittmer
Assignees (initial): BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH (Munich, DE)
Agents: James E. Howard (attorney), Andre Pallapies (attorney)

The application was examined by Kenneth Rinehart (USPTO dept. 3743)


  • 1. A condensation dryer comprising: a drum for accommodating items to be dried and being …
  • 2. The tumble dryer as claimed in claim 1 , wherein there is an opening …
  • 3. The tumble dryer as claimed in claim 2 , wherein the heat exchanger features …

International priority data

DE: 10 2005 013 049 / Mar. 18, 2005 (national)

Cited documents


  • GB 2 114 723, Aug. 1, 1983
  • DE 102 02 442, Aug. 1, 2003
  • DE 31 35 292, Mar. 1, 1983
  • DE 103 46 107, Jun. 1, 2005
  • Jo US 2005/0072017 A1 / 34/62, Apr. 1, 2005
  • DE 85 35 335 U, May. 1, 1987
  • DE 10148700 A1, May. 1, 2002
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  • EP 0 481 187, Apr. 1, 1992


Brief Description of Drawings

The invention is explained in greater detail below based on an exemplary embodiment shown in the drawing. The associated drawing shows in FIG. 1 an exploded view of a condenser …


Brief Summary

The invention relates to a condensation dryer with a drum able to be driven electrically and able to be rotated around at least one approximately horizontal axis for accommodating items …

Reference Symbols

1. Tumble dryer 2. Heat exchanger 3. Lint filter 4. Front wall 5. Rear wall 6. Support plate 7. Base module 8. Heat exchanger holder 9. Slide-in heat exchanger opening …

More details about Condensation Dryer

Miscellaneous patent data

The drawings include the following: exploded view of a condenser, Condensation Dryer, similar classification categories are the materials or objects to be dried being moved by gravity, Treating suspension or slurry, Zigzag treating gas or vapor flow, Parts thereof, the gas or vapour flowing through the materials or objects to be dried, treatment of suspension or slurry, the gas or vapour circulating over, or surrounding, the materials or objects to be dried, Spiral treated material path type, Diverse types of drying operations, applying pressure, e.g. wringing, by brushing, by wiping, the invention description is illustrated by 1 drawings, the protection scope is defined by 15 claims, the patent particularly claims a condensation dryer comprising: a drum for accommodating items to be dried…, the application number is 11/886,399 (U.S.), the invention is named Condensation Dryer, the recorded agent's name is Pallapies Andre, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, invented by Holger Löffler et al., the grant publication date is Oct. 15, 2013, the applicant's first name is Holger, and his last name is Löffler, the assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, the inventor's name is Dittmer Lothar, the application publication date is Jan. 12, 2006, the invention details are shown in 2 figures, categorized under Including gas or vapor circulating means as a primary classification, was examined by Kenneth Rinehart, the main examiner (3743 USPTO department), the assignee company is BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH located in Munich (DE), the term of the patent grant was extended by 1388 days, the grant number is 08555523.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Including gas or vapor circulating means, in moving drums or other mainly-closed receptacles, Specific housing structure. The designated search classifications include Including gas or vapor circulating means, With drum or receptacle enclosing housing, And supporting, driving, sealing, or bearing means for drum, Specific housing structure.

Patent details
Publication number 08555523
Publication date Oct. 15, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 11/886,399
Application date Jan. 12, 2006
Application type U
Application series code 11
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2006/097367
Int. publication Sep. 21, 2006
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2006/050182
Filed internationally Jan. 12, 2006
National stage date Sep. 13, 2007
Extension term 1388
National classification 34/604
Total number of claims 15
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 1
Number of figures 2
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