Global Patent Index - EP 0897763 A3

EP 0897763 A3 2000-03-15 - A method for disposing of the washing liquid in a machine for washing items and the washing machine used to implement the method

Title (en)

A method for disposing of the washing liquid in a machine for washing items and the washing machine used to implement the method

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Entsorgung der Waschflüssigkeit in einer Maschine zum Waschen von Gegenständen und Waschmaschine zum Durchführen des Verfahrens

Title (fr)

Procédé pour l'élimination du liquide de lavage dans une machine pour laver des objets et machine de lavage pour mettre en oeuvre le procédé

Publication

EP 0897763 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98830486 A

Priority

IT BO970513 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0897763A2] A method for disposing of the washing liquid in a machine for washing items and the washing machine. The machine comprises a chamber for washing the items, means for supporting at least one item in the washing chamber, means for storing the washing liquid, means for bringing the washing liquid into contact with the item to be washed, and means for eliminating the washing liquid from the machine. According to the method, to eliminate the washing liquid from the machine, the washing liquid is evaporated, thus reducing the volume of liquid to be eliminated. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B08B 3/02; B08B 3/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B08B 3/02 (2006.01); B08B 3/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B08B 3/04 (2013.01); B08B 3/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0897763 A2 19990224; EP 0897763 A3 20000315; EP 0897763 B1 20031001; AT 250987 T 20031015; DE 69818591 D1 20031106; DE 69818591 T2 20040805; IT 1294170 B1 19990322; IT BO970513 A1 19990222; IT BO970513 D0 19970820

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