Global Patent Index - EP 3223673 A1

EP 3223673 A1 2017-10-04 - FLOOR CLEANING DEVICE

Title (en)

FLOOR CLEANING DEVICE

Title (de)

BODENREINIGUNGSVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE NETTOYAGE DU SOL

Publication

EP 3223673 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 15804567 A

Priority

  • GB 201420851 A
  • GB 2015053566 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2532515A] A device for cleaning a surface comprises a motor configured to drive an agitation assembly, the agitation assembly including a first wiping element 42, such that relative movement occurs between the agitation assembly and the surface to be cleaned as the agitation assembly is driven, wherein the first wiping element 42 is formed of one of rubber, a thermoplastic elastomer, and Polyvinyl Chloride. The agitation assembly preferably includes an agitation member 24 on which at least one group of first wiping elements 42 is disposed such that the first wiping elements 42 of the or each group are disposed adjacent the other wiping elements 42 in that group and the first wiping elements 42 of the or each group may be aligned in a row. The agitation member 24 preferably includes a plurality of second wiping elements 40 which are a different material to the first wiping elements 42 and can be n the form of brush bristles 40.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 9/04 (2006.01); A47L 11/206 (2006.01); A47L 11/30 (2006.01); A47L 11/40 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 9/0472 (2013.01); A47L 11/206 (2013.01); A47L 11/305 (2013.01); A47L 11/4038 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL 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 RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

GB 201420851 D0 20150107; GB 2532515 A 20160525; AU 2015352162 A1 20170615; CN 106998978 A 20170801; EP 3223673 A1 20171004; WO 2016083789 A1 20160602

INPADOC legal status


2017-10-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170519

2017-10-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL 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 RS SE SI SK SM TR

2017-10-04 [AV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT IN

- Countries: MA MD

2017-10-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: BA ME