Global Patent Index - EP 1069228 A2

EP 1069228 A2 2001-01-17 - Front load washing machine with tiltable washing tub

Title (en)

Front load washing machine with tiltable washing tub

Title (fr)

Machine à laver à chargement frontal avec cuve basculable

Publication

EP 1069228 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00202219 A

Priority

IT MI991566 A

Abstract (en)

Front load washing machine comprising a cabinet (54) and a washing tub (51) that is suspended inside said cabinet by means of suspension means (52, 53; 40) and provided with a front load opening (57). A drum (2) to contain the laundry to be washed that is open frontally is contained in said washing tub (51). The suspension means (52, 53; 40) are slidingly paired to guides (10, 18; 31, 36) that are longitudinally fixed to the bottom plane surface (11) and to the top plane surface (28) of said cabinet (54) in order to allow an inclination of said washing tub (51) by a given angle as regards a vertical plane parallel to said front wall (61) of the cabinet (54) which is at least partially displaceable in a central part (60; 47) comprising a central opening to introduce the laundry to be washed in the drum (2) in order to allow the central part (60; 47) and the opening to follow the inclination of the washing tub (51). <IMAGE>

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

D06F 23/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 39/12 (2006.01); D06F 95/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 95/00 (2013.01); D06F 39/12 (2013.01)

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DE ES GB IT

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EP 1069228 A2 20010117; EP 1069228 A3 20021204; EP 1069228 B1 20040519; DE 60010808 D1 20040624; DE 60010808 T2 20050602; ES 2220337 T3 20041216; IT 1313216 B1 20020617; IT MI991566 A1 20010115; IT MI991566 D0 19990715

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