Global Patent Index - EP 1013217 A1

EP 1013217 A1 2000-06-28 - Washing machine with improved drying system

Title (en)

Washing machine with improved drying system

Title (de)

Waschmachine mit einer Trocknungsvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Machine à laver avec dispositif de séchage

Publication

EP 1013217 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99118971 A

Priority

IT PN980093 A

Abstract (en)

The washing machine comprises a washing vessel (1) in which water vapour is present at the beginning of a drying phase of the washload items accomodated in the same vessel. A compressor (5) is provided to take in the water vapour from the vessel through an inlet (6), to compress the so taken-in water vapour in order to cause it to condense, and to convey it towards an outlet conduit (11). <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)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1013217 A1 20000628; EP 1013217 B1 20011219; DE 69900630 D1 20020131; DE 69900630 T2 20020613; ES 2169937 T3 20020716; IT 1305559 B1 20010509; IT PN980093 A1 20000621; IT PN980093 D0 19981221

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