Global Patent Index - EP 0984092 A1

EP 0984092 A1 2000-03-08 - Washing machine with device for determining the laundry weight

Title (en)

Washing machine with device for determining the laundry weight

Title (de)

Waschmaschine mit einer Einrichtung zur Ermittlung des Wäschegewichtes

Title (fr)

Machine à laver avec dispositif pour déterminer le poids du linge

Publication

EP 0984092 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 99116478 A

Priority

DE 19839896 A

Abstract (en)

Washing machine features an evaluator circuit (A) integrated into the program control. Circuit (A) detects foam formation in the washing solution container (1) or drum (2). The detection is based on the size of the signal fluctuations in the signals generated by a sensor (11) in accordance with the washing weight or the acceleration of the container (1). Washing machine features an evaluator circuit (A) integrated into the program control which influences course the washing program.

Abstract (de)

Die Erfindung betrifft Waschmaschine mit einer Programmsteuerung, mit einem an Federn (4) schwingend aufgehängten oder abgestützten Laugenbehälter (1), in dem eine Trommel (2) zur Aufnahme von Wäsche drehbar gelagert und über einen Motor (3) im Wasch- und Schleudergang antreibbar ist, und mit einer Einrichtung zur Erzeugung eines vom Wäschegewicht abhängigen Signals. Um mit einfachen Mitteln eine genaue Schaumsensierung zu ermöglichen, wird vorgeschlagen, daß in der Programmsteuerung eine Auswerteschaltung (A) integriert ist, welche aufgrund der von der Einrichtung (11) im Waschgang erzeugten Signalschwankungen eine Schaumbildung im Laugenbehälter (1) bzw. der Trommel (2) erkennt und hiervon abhängig den weiteren Verlauf des Waschprogramms beeinflußt. <IMAGE>

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

D06F 39/00; D06F 37/20; D06F 39/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 37/20 (2006.01); D06F 39/00 (2006.01); D06F 39/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 37/203 (2013.01); D06F 39/003 (2013.01); D06F 39/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0984092 A1 20000308; EP 0984092 B1 20030423; AT 238444 T 20030515; DE 19839896 A1 20000309; ES 2195487 T3 20031201

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