Global Patent Index - EP 1242777 A1

EP 1242777 A1 2002-09-25 - MOTORIZED WASHING AND DRYING APPARATUS

Title (en)

MOTORIZED WASHING AND DRYING APPARATUS

Title (de)

MOTORISIERTE WASCH- UND TROCKENVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE LAVAGE ET DE SECHAGE MOTORISE

Publication

EP 1242777 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00948667 A

Priority

  • US 0019205 W
  • US 45606599 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0140726A1] A mobile, motorized washing and drying apparatus (3) is described which includes a mobile cart or base (5) which is formed for the attachment of both a motorized washing device (11) and a motorized drying device. The motorized washing device is attached to the base and has a motor capable of pressurizing and discharging washing fluids for the washing and cleaning of something, for example, an automobile. The motorized drying device is also attached to the base and has a housing formed with an inlet and an outlet and a motor therein. The motor of the drying device has a shaft with a blade means attached thereto for producing an air flow. The drying device further has a hose extending from it to direct the produced airflow for drying something, for example, a freshly washed automobile. In some embodiments, the motor of the washing device and the motor of the drying device are both electric; and, in other embodiments the motor of the washing device and the motor of the drying device are both internal combustion type.

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

F26B 3/34; A47L 5/38; A47L 15/00; F26B 19/00; F26B 25/00; F26B 25/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B08B 3/02 (2006.01); B60S 3/00 (2006.01); B60S 3/04 (2006.01); F04D 29/60 (2006.01); F26B 21/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F26B 21/001 (2013.01); B08B 3/026 (2013.01); B60S 3/002 (2013.01); B60S 3/044 (2013.01); F04D 29/601 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0140726A1

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

WO 0140726 A1 20010607; AU 6213700 A 20010612; EP 1242777 A1 20020925

INPADOC legal status


2003-11-05 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030911

2002-09-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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