Global Patent Index - EP 0978250 A2

EP 0978250 A2 2000-02-09 - A device for drying the dishes at the end of the washing process of a dishwasher

Title (en)

A device for drying the dishes at the end of the washing process of a dishwasher

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Geschirrtrocknen am Ende des Waschverfahrens einer Geschirrspülmaschine

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour sécher la vaisselle à la fin du programme de lavage d'un lave-vaisselle

Publication

EP 0978250 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99115218 A

Priority

IT TO980686 A

Abstract (en)

A device (1) for drying the dishes at the end of the washing process of a dishwasher (10), said device (1) has a condensing duct (11) connected, at its inlet and outlet sections, to the washing tank (12) of the dishwasher (10), an electric fan (13) positioned within the duct (11) at an outlet (11u) of said duct (11) in order to make an air-steam mixture (14) advance along the duct (11), and a heat exchange surface (15s) positioned within the duct (11), and maintained at a temperature substantially lower than the dew point temperature of the mixture (14). <IMAGE>

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

A47L 15/48

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/483 (2013.01); A47L 15/481 (2013.01)

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 0978250 A2 20000209; EP 0978250 A3 20001122; IT 1303213 B1 20001102; IT TO980686 A1 20000207; IT TO980686 D0 19980806

INPADOC legal status


2002-02-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010523

2001-09-13 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2001-08-08 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2000-02-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-02-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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