Global Patent Index - EP 0768422 B1

EP 0768422 B1 20000503 - A laundry washer with improved dynamic equilibration system

Title (en)

A laundry washer with improved dynamic equilibration system

Title (de)

Waschmaschine mit dynamischer Auswuchtvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Machine à laver avec dispositif d'équilibrage dynamique


EP 0768422 B1 20000503 (EN)


EP 96114328 A 19960906


IT PN950052 A 19951013

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0768422A2] A laundry washer for domestic use having a drum with a dynamic equilibration system comprising a plurality of annular hollow bodies fixedly connected to the drum and a plurality of movable bodies of cylindrical shaped disposed for free displacement within the hollow bodies. A fluid is contained in the hollow bodies and adapted to distribute itself along the circumference of the hollow bodies. The fluid has a viscosity between 40 and 130 mPa.s. The cylindrical movable bodies have a diameter between 10 and 18 mm, a length which is less than the internal width of said hollow bodies by an amount of between 1 and 2 mm, and an outer diameter less than the internal height of said hollow bodies by an amount not exceeding 0.75 mm. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

D06F 37/22

IPC 8 full level

D06F 37/12 (2006.01); D06F 37/22 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

D06F 37/225 (2013.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0768422 A2 19970416; EP 0768422 A3 19970611; EP 0768422 B1 20000503; DE 69608065 D1 20000608; DE 69608065 T2 20000928; ES 2146822 T3 20000816; IT 1282930 B1 19980401; IT PN950052 A1 19970413; IT PN950052 D0 19951013; JP H09108483 A 19970428

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 96114328 A 19960906; DE 69608065 T 19960906; ES 96114328 T 19960906; IT PN950052 A 19951013; JP 27052596 A 19961014