Global Patent Index - EP 3234253 A1

EP 3234253 A1 2017-10-25 - LAUNDRY WASHING MACHINE

Title (en)

LAUNDRY WASHING MACHINE

Title (de)

WÄSCHEWASCHMASCHINE

Title (fr)

MACHINE À LAVER LE LINGE

Publication

EP 3234253 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 14818965 A

Priority

EP 2014078403 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2016096009A1] A laundry washing machine (1) comprising an outer casing (2) and, inside said outer casing (2), a washing tub (3), a rotatable drum housed in axially rotatable manner inside the washing tub (3), a detergent dispenser (10) for supplying detergent into the washing tub (3), a fresh-water supply circuit (12) which for selectively channelling a flow of fresh water from the water mains towards the detergent dispenser (10) and/or the washing tub (3), and an internal water softening device (13) filled with a water softening agent; the laundry washing machine (1) further comprises: at least a first drawer (16, 70) inserted in extractable manner into a drawer housing (18, 71) located inside the outer casing (2), provided with a regeneration-agent compartment (21) tillable with a given amount of consumable salt or other regeneration agent; a first water-supply line (19) for selectively channelling a flow of fresh water into said regeneration-agent compartment (21); a brine reservoir (35) located underneath said first drawer (16, 70) and dimensioned to catch and contain the brine falling down from said regeneration-agent compartment (21); and a second water-supply line (19) for selectively channelling a flow of fresh water into said brine reservoir (35) bypassing the regeneration-agent compartment (21) of said first drawer (16, 70).

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 39/00 (2006.01); D06F 39/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 39/007 (2013.01); D06F 39/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2016096009A1

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

WO 2016096009 A1 20160623; EP 3234253 A1 20171025

INPADOC legal status


2018-03-28 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2017-10-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170718

2017-10-25 [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

2017-10-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: BA ME