Global Patent Index - EP 2243415 A2

EP 2243415 A2 20101027 - Shaggy fabric steam pocket for a steam appliance

Title (en)

Shaggy fabric steam pocket for a steam appliance

Title (de)

Waschlappen mit Fransenstoff für einen Dampfreiniger

Title (fr)

Poche de vapeur en tissu peluché pour appareil à vapeur

Publication

EP 2243415 A2 20101027 (EN)

Application

EP 10160937 A 20100423

Priority

  • US 17252309 P 20090424
  • US 46703409 A 20090515

Abstract (en)

A fabric steam pocket (15/46/56) for mounting onto a steam frame (14) of a steam appliance (10) is provided. The pocket (15/46/56) includes two complimentary substantially planar layers (48/61,66) of chenille fabric joined at their peripheral edges (52,54) with an open section (51/57/64,68) for mounting onto the steam frame (14) and allowing the open edges to butt against each other. The layers (48/61,66) are made of a chenille fabric with a shaggy or spaghetti-like pile of about 2 cm extending from the exposed surface of a canvas base that faces the steam frame (14). The fabric (48/61,66) is sealed about the frame (14) a first length of a fastener (63) is secured to the inside face along the open edge (64) of one layer (48/61), with a complementary length of a fastener (69) secured to the inside face of the second layer (66) and extending beyond the edge to allow the open edges of each layer (48/61,66) to abut each other and for the fasteners (63,69) to engage and secure the fabric steam pocket (15/46/56) about the edge of the frame (14).

IPC 8 full level

A47L 13/44 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A47L 13/20 (2013.01); A47L 13/22 (2013.01); A47L 13/225 (2013.01); A47L 13/44 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA ME RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2243415 A2 20101027; EP 2243415 A3 20111123; CN 102014724 A 20110413; CN 201847631 U 20110601; US 2010269282 A1 20101028; WO 2010123512 A1 20101028

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 10160937 A 20100423; CN 200980000091 A 20090518; CN 201020180621 U 20100426; US 2009044295 W 20090518; US 46703409 A 20090515