Global Patent Index - EP 1092802 A2

EP 1092802 A2 2001-04-18 - Washing and/or drying machine, with element for protecting against water penetration

Title (en)

Washing and/or drying machine, with element for protecting against water penetration

Title (de)

Waschmaschine und/oder Trockner mit Vorrichtung zur Vermeidung des Eintritts von Wasser

Title (fr)

Machine à laver ou à sécher, avec dispositif pour empêcher la pénétration de l'eau

Publication

EP 1092802 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00203527 A

Priority

IT TO990889 A

Abstract (en)

A washing and/or drying machine is described, in particular for laundry, comprising a cabinet (1) and electric components located within said cabinet, wherein said cabinet (1) has feet (5) for standing on a plane (P), said feet (5) determining the presence of a space between the lower end of said cabinet (1) and said plane (P), an opening is defined on the bottom of said cabinet (1); a protection element (7') is associated underneath said cabinet (1), for avoiding water from outside said cabinet (1) to reach the inside of the latter through said opening. The protection element (7') defines one or more passages (13') for the inlet and/or the circulation of air towards the inside of said cabinet (1), said passages (13) being configured for preventing the entry of water within the protection element (7). <IMAGE>

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

D06F 39/12; A47L 15/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 39/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 39/12 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 1092802 A2 20010418; EP 1092802 A3 20020410; IT 1309107 B1 20020116; IT TO990889 A1 20010413; IT TO990889 D0 19991013

INPADOC legal status


2004-06-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030923

2003-06-25 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030512

2003-03-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20021213

2003-02-12 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION):

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB

2003-02-06 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2003-01-02 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2002-04-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2002-04-10 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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2002-04-03 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7D 06F 39/12 A, 7A 47L 15/42 B, 7D 06F 37/24 B, 7D 06F 37/26 B, 7B 65D 85/68 B, 7B 65D 77/26 B

2001-04-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2001-04-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI