Global patent index - EP 1035247 A2

EP 1035247 A2 2000-09-13 - Tank unit for washing machine

Title (en)

Tank unit for washing machine

Title (de)

Laugenbehälter für Waschmaschine

Title (fr)

Cuve pour machine à laver

Publication

EP 1035247 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99203647 A

Priority

IT MI990411 A

Abstract (en)

Tank unit for washing machine, in particular of the type in which a drum containing the laundry to be washed is tumingly mounted into a washing tank, comprising a structure consisting of a bearings support to tumingly bear the drum, coupled to a tank bottom of the washing tank. Said tank bottom is made up of two flanges, a back flange (6b; 10b; 11b; 12b) and a fore flange (6a; 10a; 11a; 12a) facing and each one of them provided with a central hole. Said bearings support (1) consisting of a single piece, made up of a hollow central body (2) provided with housings to house bearings, said central body (2) having a plurality of external tabs (3), substantially radial, said support having an external ring (13; 20), connecting the tabs in coincidence with their end, said bearings support (1) having appropriate elements for coupling with the two flanges (6a; 6b; 10a; 10b; 11a; 11b; 12a; 12b) of the tank bottom. <IMAGE>

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

D06F 37/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 37/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 37/00 (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 1035247 A2 20000913; EP 1035247 A3 20020626; IT 1310296 B1 20020211; IT MI990411 A1 20000904

INPADOC legal status

2003-01-29 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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2002-06-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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