Abstract

A laundry deflector apparatus is provided for a household appliance for handling items of laundry and the laundry deflector apparatus includes a deflector element that is wedge-shaped and has a flat edge in the direction of a first end on the side opposite a base side and a steep edge in the direction of a second …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Rainer Jurmann, Jaime Andia Laborda, Robert Alisch, Bernhard Heym
Assignees (initial): BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH (Munich, DE)
Agents: Andre Pallapies (attorney), James E. Howard (attorney)

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

Claims

  • 1. A laundry deflector apparatus for a domestic laundry appliance, the laundry deflector apparatus comprising …
  • 2. The laundry deflector apparatus as claimed in claim 1 , and further comprising an edge …
  • 3. The laundry deflector apparatus as claimed in claim 1 , wherein, in an installed …

International priority data

DE: 10 2007 009 509 / Feb. 27, 2007 (national)

Cited documents

Patents

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

Exemplary embodiments of the invention are described in more detail below with reference to schematic drawings, in which: FIG. 1 shows a schematic sectional diagram of a domestic appliance …

Description

Background of the Invention

The present invention relates to a laundry deflector apparatus for a domestic appliance for laundry care, in particular a washing machine or a tumble dryer, with at least one deflector …

Detailed Description of Exemplary Embodiments of the Present Invention

Identical elements or elements with identical function are shown with the same reference characters in all the figures. In the exemplary embodiment an inventive domestic appliance for laundry care is configured …

More details about Laundry Deflector Device for a Household Appliance for Attending to Items of Laundry, and Such a Household Appliance

Miscellaneous patent data

Originally classified under Rotary drums or receptacles, the patent is illustrated by 2 drawings, the patent particularly claims a laundry deflector apparatus for a domestic laundry appliance, the laundry…, claims 1-15 comprise the invention scope, the grant number is 08528223, the published agent's name is James E. Howard, the exemplary patent drawings are schematic sectional diagram of a domestic, Laundry Deflector Device for a Household, schematic rear view of a seal, similar classification categories are Coverings or pads for ironing or pressing members, Including gas or vapor recirculation, the bed being urged against the roller by power, Heating arrangements, Arrangements for supplying or removing steam or other gases, Recirculation of a portion of the treated material, adapted for rotation or oscillation about a vertical axis, Gas or vapor circulation for contact with treated material, Feeding arrangements, specially adapted for attachment to walls, ceilings, stoves, or other structures or objects, rotating or oscillating about an inclined axis, attachable to independent supports, e.g. walls, Having additional heating means, rubbing or beating means not secured to, or forming part of, the receptacle, Coacting parallel threaded members, Ribs, lifters, or rubbing means forming part of the receptacle, was examined by Kenneth Rinehart, the main examiner, Jason Lau, the assistant (3743 USPTO department), the patent was granted on Sep. 10, 2013, the known applicant's name is Bernhard Heym, invented by Rainer Jurmann et al., the assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, numbered 12/528,497 (application), located in Munich (DE), the assignee company is BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH, the invention is titled Laundry Deflector Device for a Household Appliance for Attending to Items of Laundry, and Such a Household Appliance, the known inventor's name is Robert Alisch, the invention details are shown in 5 figures, the term of the patent was extended by 742 days, the claim number 14 is selected as exemplary, the application publication date is Jan. 16, 2008.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under And supporting, driving, sealing, or bearing means for drum, Specific drum structure, Rotary drums or receptacles, Domestic laundry driers. The designated search classifications include And supporting, driving, sealing, or bearing means for drum, Washing machines with receptacles, e.g. perforated, having a rotary movement, e.g. oscillatory movement, the receptacle serving both for washing and centrifugally draining and having further drying means, e.g. using hot air, Washing machines with receptacles, e.g. perforated, having a rotary movement, e.g. oscillatory movement, the receptacle serving both for washing and centrifugally draining, With means to control or isolate vibration, Tumbling, Specific housing structure, Cage construction, And material tumbling assisting means, Including gas or vapor circulating means, Domestic spin-dryers or similar spin-dryers not suitable for industrial use, Rotary drums or receptacles.

Patent details
Publication number 08528223
Publication date Sep. 10, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 12/528,497
Application date Jan. 16, 2008
Application type U
Application series code 12
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2008/104420
Int. publication Sep. 4, 2008
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2008/050453
Filed internationally Jan. 16, 2008
National stage date Aug. 25, 2009
Extension term 742
National classification 34/108
Total number of claims 15
Exemplary claims 14
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 5
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