Global patent index - EP 0928152 B1

EP 0928152 B1 2000-12-13 - VACUUM CLEANER FOR HOUSEHOLD REFUSE

Title (en)

VACUUM CLEANER FOR HOUSEHOLD REFUSE

Title (de)

HAUSHALTSSTAUBSAUGER

Title (fr)

ASPIRATEUR POUR DECHETS MENAGERS

Publication

EP 0928152 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 97910353 A

Priority

  • CH 235696 A
  • EP 9705257 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6141822A] PCT No. PCT/EP97/05257 Sec. 371 Date Mar. 24, 1999 Sec. 102(e) Date Mar. 24, 1999 PCT Filed Sep. 24, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO98/12957 PCT Pub. Date Apr. 2, 1998The invention concerns a vacuum cleaner including an internal structure with a motor (12a) driving an air sucking turbine (12) located in a downstream chamber (16) communicating with an upstream chamber (15) containing means (13, 26) for filtering the air sucked in through an air intake (24). The internal structure is enclosed in an inflatable peripheral structure (30) supplied with air through the air outlet (29) of the downstream chamber (16). The inflatable peripheral structure (30) is delimited by a flexible peripheral wall (32) whose envelope completely encloses the assembly of the vacuum cleaner internal structure. The invention is applicable to vacuum cleaners for household refuse, and provides at an inexpensive and efficient protection against collisions between the vacuum cleaner and surrounding objects.

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

A47L 9/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 5/36 (2006.01); A47L 7/06 (2006.01); A47L 9/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 7/06 (2013.01); A47L 5/36 (2013.01); A47L 9/009 (2013.01)

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CH DE ES FR GB IE IT LI PT SE

EPO simple patent family

US 6141822 A 20001107; AU 4778197 A 19980417; CA 2267242 A1 19980402; CH 691565 A5 20010831; CN 1231587 A 19991013; DE 69703698 D1 20010118; EP 0928152 A1 19990714; EP 0928152 B1 20001213; JP 2001504001 A 20010327; WO 9812957 A1 19980402

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