Global Patent Index - EP 0997568 B1

EP 0997568 B1 20030806 - Washing machine or laundry drier

Title (en)

Washing machine or laundry drier

Title (de)

Waschmaschine oder Waschtrockner

Title (fr)

Machine à laver ou séchoir à linge

Publication

EP 0997568 B1 20030806 (DE)

Application

EP 99118591 A 19990921

Priority

DE 19849594 A 19981027

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19849594C1] A washing machine or tumble drier comprises a container (1) with a drum (2) which rotates about a horizontal axis, a drive motor (3) whose rotor is connected to a drum drive shaft, and a system for balancing the drum. The latter consists of a circular section (4) which is concentric to the drum rotational axis and has at least two weights inside, which can move freely. The circular section is located on the drive motor rotor.

IPC 1-7

D06F 37/22; D06F 37/30

IPC 8 full level

D06F 37/22 (2006.01); D06F 37/30 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

D06F 37/225 (2013.01); D06F 37/304 (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

DOCDB simple family (publication)

DE 19849594 C1 20000330; AT 246742 T 20030815; DE 59906488 D1 20030911; EP 0997568 A1 20000503; EP 0997568 B1 20030806; PL 191084 B1 20060331; PL 336218 A1 20000508

DOCDB simple family (application)

DE 19849594 A 19981027; AT 99118591 T 19990921; DE 59906488 T 19990921; EP 99118591 A 19990921; PL 33621899 A 19991026