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Washing machine

Washing machine to produce three-dimensional motion

Balancer and washing machine having the same

Date/App# patent app List of recent Washing Machine-related patents
07/10/14
20140191643
 Washing machine and method of manufacturing door thereof patent thumbnailWashing machine and method of manufacturing door thereof
A washing machine includes a cabinet defining an external appearance thereof and having an insertion port, a tub arranged inside the cabinet and capable of accommodating wash water, a drum arranged inside the tub and capable of accommodating laundry, and a door to open and close the insertion port, and the door includes a door cover including a first section through which light penetrates, and a second section formed integrally with the first section such that at least a portion of the second section is projected through the first section. Therefore, manufacturing costs of the door may be reduced without the need for post-processing, and it may be possible to provide the eco-friendly washing machine having pleasing design aesthetics..
07/10/14
20140190220
 Washing machine patent thumbnailWashing machine
The present invention relates to a washing machine including a cabinet (110) which forms an exterior appearance of the washing machine, a tub (120) provided to the cabinet (110), a drum (130) rotatably provided to the tub, and a detergent dispenser (200) positioned on an upper side of the cabinet (110), the detergent. .
07/10/14
20140190219
 Washing machine to produce three-dimensional motion patent thumbnailWashing machine to produce three-dimensional motion
A washing machine includes a main body defining an outer appearance, a tub disposed within the main body, a main drum rotatably mounted in the tub, a sub drum mounted in the main drum to be relatively rotatable with respect to the main drum, an outer shaft for rotating the main drum, an inner shaft for rotating the sub drum, being disposed inside the outer shaft, and a driving motor having a stator, an outer rotor connected to the inner shaft that is rotatable outside the stator, and an inner rotor connected to the outer shaft that is rotatable inside the stator, wherein the driving motor independently drives the main drum and the sub drum.. .
07/10/14
20140190218
 Balancer and washing machine having the same patent thumbnailBalancer and washing machine having the same
A washing machine includes a cabinet, a drum rotatably arranged within the cabinet, an annular recess provided in the drum, and a balancer to offset an unbalanced load caused within the drum during rotation of the drum. The balancer includes a balancer housing mounted to the recess and has an annular channel therein, at least one mass movably disposed in the channel, and at least one ball disposed between the balancer housing and the mass to generate rolling motion..
07/10/14
20140190217
 Impeller for a washing machine appliance patent thumbnailImpeller for a washing machine appliance
An impeller for a washing machine appliance is provided. The impeller includes a stamped plate that is rotatable about an axis of rotation.
07/10/14
20140190216
 Pedestal in dispenser cups of a washing machine patent thumbnailPedestal in dispenser cups of a washing machine
A fluid additive dispenser for a washing machine appliance is provided. The dispenser includes a platform have a receiving surface.
07/10/14
20140189961
 Roller washing machine and the washing method thereof patent thumbnailRoller washing machine and the washing method thereof
A roller washing machine and the washing method thereof, comprises four layers of mutually sleeved washing tubs and a water containing tub, wherein, a first tub, a second tub, a third tub and a fourth tub are arranged from inside to outside sequentially and particles are stored in a space between the second tub and the third tub; a plurality of first openings used for dewatering are arranged on the walls of the second tub and of the third tub, and a second opening allowing the particles to be put in and recycled is arranged on the wall of the second tub. The roller washing machine integrates such functions as clothes washing, separation of clothes and the particles, recycling and storage of the particles, dewatering of the particles, thus realizing 100% put-in and recycling of the particles, simplifying washing procedures and shortening washing time..
07/10/14
20140189959
 Method, system, and device for adjusting operation of washing machine based on system modeling patent thumbnailMethod, system, and device for adjusting operation of washing machine based on system modeling
Devices and methods to adjust the operation of a washing machine based on system modeling include a motor, a control board, a heater, a number of sensors, and an electronic controller. The controller receives a selected wash cycle program and determines an operating condition of the selected wash cycle program, using data from the sensors.
07/03/14
20140182719
 Guiding tray of washing supplies patent thumbnailGuiding tray of washing supplies
The present invention refers to a guiding tray of washing supplies, a type to be used in a vertical axis washing machine, between at least one storage container of washing supplies (2) and at least one supply flowing means, comprising at least one bottom plate (11) and at least one containment wall (12), said tray (1) also includes at least one outflow driver (13) disposed at the bottom plate (11), may have at least one washing supply receiver (15) or not, coming from at least one storage container of washing supplies.. .
07/03/14
20140182685
 Drain device for washing machine patent thumbnailDrain device for washing machine
A drain device for a washing machine includes a water storage unit connected to a tub and configured to receive wash water discharged from the tub; a drain pipe connected to the water storage unit and extending to an outside of a cabinet; and a supply pipe connected to the water storage unit and guiding external air to an inlet of the drain pipe.. .
07/03/14
20140182161
Drying device and method for drying laundry
A drying device for a washing machine includes a rotatable drum configured to house laundry items; a tub having the drum therein; a driving unit on the tub and connected to the drum, configured to drive the drum; a drying unit configured to store liquid water and circulate air in the drum to remove moisture from the laundry; and a control unit configured to control operations of the drying unit.. .
07/03/14
20140182066
Washing machine and controlling method thereof
Provided is a washing machine. The washing machine includes an outer tub holding wash water, an inner tub rotatably provided in the outer tub and receiving laundry, a pulsator rotatably provided in the inner tub, a power transmission shaft rotating the pulsator, a buoyancy clutch that that moves up and down by buoyancy created by the wash water and transfers, when the buoyancy clutch is in a lower position, rotational force from the power transmission shaft to the inner tub to allow the pulsator and the inner tub to rotate integrally with each other, a circulation passage that is provided on an outer portion of the outer tub to allow the wash water drained out of the outer tub to be returned into the outer tub, a pump provided on the circulation passage and a drain guide unit that directs the wash water under the buoyancy clutch to a drain hole of the outer tub so that the buoyancy clutch moves downward..
06/26/14
20140177982
Hand wraps decreaser, roller, and washing bag.
This device is used to decrease, roll, and wash hand wraps that boxers and martial artists use, the domes and their covers decrease the wraps, the axle rolls them inside the bag, and the mesh structure allows a thorough washing of the hand wraps inside the bag by placing it in a washing machine.. .
06/26/14
20140174547
Apparatus and method for detecting an error in the measurement of a water level in a washing machine
An apparatus for detecting an error in the measurement of a water level in a washing machine includes a water level sensor measuring a water level in a washing tub; a water supply and drain device supplying water to the washing tub or discharging water from in the washing tub; and a control unit controlling the water supply and drain device to adjust the water level in the washing tub, and detecting a measurement error of the water level sensor based on a water level change measured by the water level sensor while the water level is adjusted.. .
06/19/14
20140165666
Laundry washing machine with a water softening device
A laundry washing machine includes an outer casing and, inside the casing, a washing tub arranged inside said casing directly facing a laundry loading/unloading opening realized in a front wall of the casing, a rotatable drum arranged in an axially rotating manner inside the washing tub and structured for receiving the laundry to be washed, a detergent dispenser which is structured for supplying detergent into the washing tub, and a water softening device which is structured for reducing the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub, the water softening device includes a water-softening agent container filled with a water softening agent able to reduce the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub, and a regeneration-agent reservoir which is fluidly connected to the water-softening agent container and is structured to receive a salt or other regeneration agent for performing a regeneration of the water softening function of the water softening agents. The detergent dispenser includes a detergent container which is fillable with a given quantity of detergent, and a detergent flush circuit which is structured for selectively spilling/pouring water into said detergent container.
06/19/14
20140165665
Laundry washing machine
A laundry washing machine includes an outer casing, a washing tub arranged inside the casing directly facing a laundry loading/unloading opening realized in a front wall of the casing, a rotatable drum arranged in an axially rotating manner inside the washing tub and structured for receiving the laundry to be washed, a detergent dispenser which is housed inside the casing between the washing tub and the top wall of the casing and is structured for feeding into the washing tub a detergent, softener and/or other washing agent mixed with fresh water arriving from the water mains, and a water softening device which is arranged inside the boxlike casing and is structured for reducing the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub. The water softening device in turn includes a water-softening agent container filled with a water softening agent able to reduce the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub, and a regeneration-agent reservoir which is fluidly connected to said water-softening agent container and is structured to receive a salt or other regeneration agent for performing a regeneration of the water softening function of said water softening agents.
06/19/14
20140165664
Washer
A washing machine comprises a casing; a tub disposed inside the casing; a drum rotatably provided inside the tub, for accommodating laundry therein; and a spiral nozzle for rotating supplied water in a predetermined direction and then spraying the water into the drum through discharge hole, wherein the spiral nozzle comprises an impingement surface formed in front of the discharge hole so that the water discharged from the discharge hole is distributed by impinging on the impingement surface.. .
06/19/14
20140165663
Laundry washing machine
A laundry washing machine (1) has a casing (2) supporting a washing tub (3) external to a washing drum (4) suitable to receive the laundry to be washed, and a detergent supply system (5; 35; 55; 65; 105) comprising a mixing chamber (6; 56; 86; 106) suitable to receive detergent (d) and water (w). A mixing device (20; 40; 100) suitable to mix the detergent (d) and the water (w) in the mixing chamber (6; 56; 86; 106) to form a washing solution (s) is provided.
06/19/14
20140165662
Supplies dispensing system for washing machine
The present invention relates to a washing supply dispensing system for washing machine that, even in a vertical axis washing machine devoid of water storage tank, provides means of dispensing said washing supplies without them coming into direct contact with the wash load. Therefore, it is disclosed a washing supply dispensing system that, comprising at least one storage container of supplies (2) and at least one supply flowing means (3), stands up by the fact that said supply flowing means (3) comprises at least one fluid communication means between said storage container of supplies (2) and at least one connection component (4) cooperating with the bottom portion of the washing basket (1)..
06/19/14
20140165661
Mode shifter with a leaf spring yoke for a washing machine appliance
A clutch positioning assembly for a washing machine appliance is provided. The assembly uses a cam that can be rotated so as to position the clutch between different positions that provide for engaging or disengaging a motor from a wash basket.
06/19/14
20140165660
Washing machine
Disclosed herein is a washing machine that is capable of increasing a frictional force between an outer diameter of a rotary shaft and an inner race of a bearing to prevent the sliding between the rotary shaft and the bearing due to a gap between the outer diameter of the rotary shaft and the inner race of the bearing, thereby preventing creep noise from the rotary shaft. The washing machine includes at least one elastic member disposed between the outer diameter of the rotary shaft and the inner race of the bearing to prevent noise due to the sliding between the rotary shaft and the bearing..
06/19/14
20140165294
Reduction or removal of chlorhexidine and/or avobenzone from fabric materials
A method for removing chlorhexidine and/or avobenzone from fabric materials utilizes an acidic detergent composition including phosphoric acid and a surfactant in a flush cycle of a washing machine adapted to perform separate flush, wash, and bleaching cycles. The acidic detergent composition is present in the flush solution in a sufficient quantity to provide a ph less than about 5 and, advantageously, above about 2.
06/12/14
20140159559
Detergent case apparatus for washing machine
Disclosed is a detergent case apparatus for a washing machine, including a detergent case configured to be opened and closed, and having a hanging part; a button in or on the washing machine body; and a case fixing apparatus configured to confine a movement of the detergent case by operation of the button.. .
06/12/14
20140159556
Wall-mounted drum washing machine
A wall-mounted drum washing machine includes a housing having one or more through-holes in a rear surface thereof; and one or more fixing units having a first side or end fixed to a wall and a second side or end inserted in one of the through-hole(s), wherein each through-hole includes a guide having a cross-sectional area that decreases from a rear surface of the housing toward a front of the housing.. .
06/12/14
20140158226
Anti-flooding safety device for household appliances, in particular washing machines
A first connection body defining a first duct, the first duct having an inlet and an outlet, the inlet of the first duct being provided for connection to a supply point of a mains supply. An inner flexible hose and an outer flexible hose are impermeable to water, wherein the inner hose has a proximal end, which is sealingly fixed in a position corresponding to the outlet of the first duct, and a distal end for connection to the user apparatus, and wherein the inner hose extends longitudinally within the outer hose so that between at least part of the two hoses a gap is defined designed to convey to the user apparatus and/or to withhold inside it any possible leaking water.
06/12/14
20140158210
Freeze protection method for washing machine
A freeze protection method for a washing machine includes: determining, by a control unit, whether or not laundry items exist after a washing process, when a freeze protection course is selected; determining, by the control unit, whether a freeze protection operation condition is satisfied or not, when no laundry items exist; and operating, by the control unit, a water supply device to supply water and operating a drain device to discharge water, when the freeze protection operation condition is satisfied; and returning to the determining of whether the freeze protection operation condition is satisfied or not, when a preset standby time passes after the water supply device and the drain device are operated.. .
06/12/14
20140157837
Collector ring of washing supplies for vertical axis washing machine
This invention relates to a collector ring of washing supplies for vertical axis washing machine between a storage container of washing supplies and the assembly formed by water storage tank and the washing basket. The said collector ring (1) comprises at least one receiving cavity (2) of washing supplies (ws) from at least one washing supplies container of the vertical axis washing machine, wherein said cavity (2) provided with at least one means of fluid communication (21) directed to the space between the water storage tank and the washing basket of the vertical axis washing machine, and stands by the fact of further providing at least one deflector grid (3) disposed over at least one receiving cavity (2) of washing supplies..
06/12/14
20140157836
Laundry washing machine
A laundry washing machine includes an outer casing provided with a front wall, two side walls, a rear wall and a top wall, a washing tub arranged inside the casing directly facing a laundry loading/unloading opening realized in the front wall of the casing, a rotatable drum arranged in an axially rotating manner inside the washing tub and structured for receiving the laundry to be washed, a detergent dispenser which is housed inside the casing between the washing tub and the top wall of the casing and is structured for feeding into the washing tub a detergent, softener and/or other washing agent mixed with fresh water arriving from the water mains, a water softening device which includes water softening agents for reducing the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub, and a regeneration-agent reservoir which is housed inside the casing and is structured for receiving salt or other regeneration agent for performing a regeneration of the water softening agents. The detergent dispenser is provided with a first inlet which is exposed or exposable to the outside on the front wall of the casing.
06/12/14
20140157835
Laundry washing machine with a water softening device
A laundry washing machine includes an outer casing and, inside the casing, a washing tub arranged inside the casing directly facing a laundry loading/unloading opening realized in a front wall of said casing, a rotatable drum arranged in axially rotating manner inside the washing tub and structured for receiving the laundry to be washed, a detergent dispenser which is structured for supplying detergent into the washing tub, and a water softening device which is structured for reducing the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub. The water softening device includes a water-softening agent container filled with a water softening agent able to reduce the hardness degree of the fresh water supplied to the washing tub, a regeneration-agent reservoir which is structured to receive a salt or other regeneration agent for performing a regeneration of the water softening function of the water softening agents, and a water supply circuit which is structured for selectively spilling/pouring a given amount of fresh water into the regeneration-agent reservoir.
06/12/14
20140157834
Vertical axis washing machine
The present invention relates to a vertical axis washing machine provided with a washing fluids drainage system whose washing fluids are suctioned into the agitator and then drained from the washing basket from its central-bottom opening. In particular, a vertical axis washing machine (1) is characterized by the fact that said agitator (3) provides a radial suction flow, through a surrounding wall (31) and an axial discharge flow through its lower end (32), the lower end (32) of the agitator (3) has a fluid communication with the drain hole (21) of the washing basket (2), and the drain hole (21) of the washing basket (2) has a fluid communication with the drain pump (4)..
06/12/14
20140157833
Washing machine
A washing machine including a drying function for drying laundry items received therein is provided. The washing machine may include an air circulating device that circulates air through a tub of the washing machine and heats air for re-supply to the tub, and an air discharge device that discharges a portion of moist air from the tub to an outside of the tub..
06/12/14
20140157676
Door apparatus for drum type washing machine
Disclosed herein is a door apparatus for a drum type washing machine, including a door body configured to cover an opening in a cabinet of the drum type washing machine; a locking apparatus including a rotating shaft mounted in the door body and a hook which protrudes towards the cabinet and selectively contacts a receiving surface on or in the cabinet; and a door handle including a hook mount configured to receive one end of the hook and separate another end of the hook from the receiving surface when the door body rotates around the rotating shaft.. .
06/12/14
20140157526
Connecting clothes and washing machine
A washing system and to a method for washing clothing is disclosed. In some embodiments, the washing system comprises: a washing unit for washing clothing items, a tag connected to a clothing item (the tag being configured for transmitting one or more predetermined parameters associated with the clothing item), and a computing unit for receiving the one or more predetermined parameters transmitted from the tag.
06/05/14
20140151521
Composite shipping base with interlocking detachable sub-structure
A composite shipping base for supporting an appliance such as a washing machine is provided having a detachable sub-structure that can be added during the washing machine assembly to restrict the vertical and lateral movement of a centralized load of the washing machine during assembly, shipping and handling. A rigid bottom frame allows for the composite shipping base and appliance to move down virtually any form of conveyance and to be lifted or turned during the course of conveyance..
05/29/14
20140144472
Dosage element and a method of manufacturing a dosage element
This invention concerns dosage elements for a ware washing machine and a method of manufacturing such dosage elements. In embodiments of the invention a dosage element comprises first (10) and second (20) joined parts, wherein the first part (10) is a part which, prior to joining with the second part (20), comprised an open receptacle and wherein the second part (20) comprises a substrate carrying a plurality of mutually separated substances a, b, c arranged in side by side relation.
05/29/14
20140144191
Liquid sensing apparatus, detergent supply apparatus, and washing machine having the same
A detergent supply apparatus, and a washing machine including the same the washing machine includes the detergent supply apparatus which includes a detergent container accommodating housing installed in the cabinet and having an opening in the front portion of the cabinet, a detergent container configured to store the detergent and to be removably inserted into the detergent container accommodating housing through the opening of the detergent container accommodating housing, a pump unit installed outside the detergent container, and configured to pump the detergent stored in the detergent container to the detergent container accommodating housing, and a connector unit configured to supply power to the pump unit, and including a first body attached on an outer portion of the pump unit and a second body attached on the detergent container accommodating housing, the first body is electrically connected to the second body by being removably attached to the second body.. .
05/22/14
20140140073
Lighting unit for a household appliance
The invention relates to a lighting unit, in particular for a household appliance, for example for the drum of a washing machine, a tumble dryer or the like, comprising a printed circuit board, comprising a light-emitting means arranged on the printed circuit board, and comprising a base for receiving the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board is arranged on a metallic holding part in such a way that good thermally conductive contact is provided between the printed circuit board and the holding part.
05/22/14
20140137898
Multi-dosing device
The invention relates to a detergent dispensing device for an automatic washing machine. In particular the invention relates to a simple multi-dosing device..
05/22/14
20140137609
Washing machine
A washing machine includes: a cabinet forming an external appearance and having an open upper portion; a reservoir hanging within the cabinet and allowing washing water to be put therein; a washing tub rotatably disposed within the reservoir and accommodating the laundry; and a spray nozzle spraying washing water into the washing tub such that one boundary of sprayed washing machine reaches a side wall of the washing tub and the other boundary of the sprayed washing water reaches the bottom of the washing tub, wherein the spray nozzle includes: a tube part forming a passage along which washing water is introduced; and a spray part connected with the tube part to spray washing water and disposed such that a spray face against which washing water discharged from the tube part splashes is bent at a certain angle with respect to a discharge direction of the tube part. The laundry can be effectively wet by increasing a spray range of washing water..
05/22/14
20140137608
Detergent drawer
According to one aspect a detergent drawer for a washing machine is disclosed, the detergent drawer comprising a linear guiding, a first holder for a detergent container, a second holder for a front plate and a front plate arranged at the second holder, wherein the linear guiding provides a displacement of a movable portion of the detergent drawer relatively to the washing machine and at least approximately perpendicular to an operating panel of the washing machine in a direction of motion, wherein the detergent drawer has a driving mechanism configured to automatically open the detergent drawer using a mechanically generated force when a user applies a pushing force to the front plate and then releases the front plate.. .
05/15/14
20140132135
System for controlling the closing of a door of a household appliance, in particular for a washing machine, such as a dishwasher
A system (10, 110) includes an engagement element (11) mounted on a household appliance (w) door (d). A supporting body (12) is releasably held by a retaining element (16) mounted on a cabinet (c).
05/15/14
20140130829
Rotating filter for a dishwashing machine
A dishwasher with a tub at least partially defining a washing chamber, a liquid spraying system, a liquid recirculation system defining a recirculation flow path, and a liquid filtering system. The liquid filter system includes a rotating filter disposed in the recirculation flow path to filter the liquid..
05/08/14
20140125265
Method and device for detecting rotor position in a permanent magnet synchronous motor-driven washing machine
A device and method to determine the stopping rotor position of a washing machine motor includes an inverter, a permanent magnet synchronous motor, and an electronic motor controller. The controller determines the stopped rotor position of the motor by measuring induced currents in the stator field coils of the motor.
05/08/14
20140123403
Method for washing laundry in a laundry washing machine and laundry washing machine
A method is provided for washing laundry in a laundry washing machine having a washing tub external to a rotatable washing drum into which the laundry to be washed is loaded. The method includes the steps of: providing a quantity of detergent; providing a first quantity of water to form with the quantity of detergent a quantity of washing solution; introducing the washing solution into the washing tub; recirculating the washing solution inside the washing tub by means of recirculation means until the washing solution is absorbed by the loaded laundry inside the washing drum and the level of the washing solution is below the washing drum; activating heating means for heating the wetted loaded laundry inside the washing drum; deactivating the heating means and maintaining the heated wetted loaded laundry inside the washing drum for a predetermined dry maintenance time; supplying a second quantity of water in the washing tub; rotating the washing drum; and rinsing the loaded laundry by means of drum rotations and by means of liquid drainage from the washing tub..
05/08/14
20140123400
Method for controlling the intake of washing liquid in a laundry washing machine, and laundry washing machine actuating that method
A method for managing the load of washing liquid in a laundry washing machine (100) is provided. The laundry washing machine has a washing tub (110), in which washing liquid may be loaded, and a rotatable drum (115), rotatably accommodated in the washing tub (110), for containing the laundry to be washed.
05/01/14
20140115792
Washing machine and control method thereof
A washing machine and a control method thereof, capable of reducing noise by performing a zero-current control during the braking of a motor, and checking whether a vibration sensor is installed on a tub in a weight detection state in the beginning of a spin-drying. The zero-current control is performed by driving a current regulator with a command current set to “0 a”, so that the current flowing at the motor decreases and thus noise is reduced.
04/24/14
20140110201
Damper
Damper, in particular for washing machines with a spin cycle, with a housing having a central longitudinal axis and at least partially encompassing a housing interior by housing walls, a plunger displaceable in the housing along the central longitudinal axis, guided out of the housing and having at least one friction lining recess, fastening elements, arranged on open ends of the housing and the plunger, and at least one friction lining, arranged in the at least one friction lining recess and in frictional contact with opposite housing walls.. .
04/24/14
20140109629
Wall-mounted drum type washing machine
A wall-mounted drum type washing machine includes a rear panel mounted on a wall surface; a tub containing washing water, supported by the rear panel; a front panel on the tub; a cover unit covering the front panel; and a detachable detergent box inserted through the cover unit and into the front panel.. .
04/24/14
20140109628
Drum washing machine
Disclosed herein is a drum washing machine including: a cabinet; a tub fillable with wash water; a drum receiving laundry therein; a motor at the rear of a lower portion of the tub; a balancer coupled to a front surface of the tub; a plurality of springs having one end coupled to the cabinet and another end coupled to an upper surface of the tub to support the tub; and a plurality of dampers having one end coupled to the cabinet and another end coupled to a lower surface of the tub, wherein the springs include one spring coupled to one side of the cabinet and another spring coupled to an opposite side of the cabinet, the one spring having a spring constant different from that of the other spring.. .
04/24/14
20140109627
Washing machine
Disclosed is a washing machine including an inner tub in which fabrics are accommodated, a fixing hub installed to the inner tub, a rotating shaft configured to penetrate the inner tub and the fixing hub, a sun gear installed to the rotating shaft and having a lower gear portion and an upper pulsator coupling portion, an inner pulsator coupled to the pulsator coupling portion, a plurality of planetary gears engaged with the gear portion and rotatably arranged on the fixing hub, a ring gear having an inner circumferential surface engaged with the planetary gears, a gear box coupled to the ring gear, and an outer pulsator coupled to the gear box, the outer pulsator being larger than the inner pulsator. As the inner pulsator and outer pulsator are rotated at different rates of rotation, complex 3d water stream may be created in the inner tub, resulting in enhanced washing ability..
04/24/14
20140109626
Washing machine
A washing machine includes; a cabinet forming an external appearance and having an open upper portion; a reservoir hanging within the cabinet and allowing washing water to be put therein; a washing tub rotatably disposed within the reservoir and accommodating the laundry; and a spray nozzle spraying washing water into the washing tub such that one boundary of sprayed washing machine reaches a side wall of the washing tub and the other boundary of the sprayed washing water reaches the bottom of the washing tub, wherein the spray nozzle includes: a tube part forming a passage along which washing water is introduced; and a spray part connected with the tube part to spray washing water and disposed such that a spray face against which washing water discharged from the tube part splashes is bent at a certain angle with respect to a discharge direction of the tube part. The laundry can be effectively wet by increasing a spray range of washing water..
04/24/14
20140109622
Wall-mounted drum-type washing machine
A wall-mounted drum-type washing machine includes a rear panel mounted on a wall surface; a tub containing wash water, supported by the rear panel; a front panel having an opening formed therein and installed on the tub; a control unit installed in the front panel; and a bypass unit bypassing wash water away from the control unit.. .
04/24/14
20140109620
Water supply apparatus for washing machine
A water supply device for a washing machine includes a panel connection part connected to a water supply line and having a first wash water flow path therein; and a horizontal sprayer connected to the panel connection part and having a second wash water flow path therein that communicates with the first wash water flow path, wherein the second wash water flow path has a width that expands toward one side away from the panel connection part, and includes an opening at an end of the second wash water flow path that sprays wash water.. .
04/24/14
20140109323
Washing machine and method for supplying wash water of washing machine
The present disclosure relates to a washing machine having a means capable of improving a washing effect by efficiently increasing the concentration of detergent in wash water that contains the detergent sprayed in the laundry, and the washing machine comprises: a cabinet; a tub which is accommodated in said cabinet, and accommodates wash water therein; a drum which is installed in said tub to be rotated, an accommodates the laundry; a sump which is equipped on the lower part of said tub such that the wash water is collected; a drain chamber which is connected to the lower part of a drain formed on a bottom surface of said sump, and in which the wash water drained from said drain is temporarily stored; a pump which circulates the wash water drained from said drain chamber; and a drain-side circulation flow path which forms a path in which the wash water circulates between said drain chamber and said pump.. .
04/17/14
20140103788
Washing machine
A washing machine is provided. The washing machine may include a main body having a laundry loading hole formed therein, a door coupled to the main body to selectively open and close the laundry loading hole, a protruding part coupled to the door and selectively received in a protrusion housing coupled to the main body, a plurality of reed sensors provided in one of the door or the main body, and a magnet provided in the other of the door or the main body, outside of the protrusion housing so as react to the magnet and sense and opening/closing of the door..
04/17/14
20140103777
Stator for an electric motor of a washing machine and method of manufacturing the same
A stator for an electric motor and method of manufacturing the stator is disclosed. The stator has a stator core including an annular yoke and a plurality of teeth, a plurality of polymeric casings formed over the plurality of teeth, and plurality of polymeric bridges that extend between the polymeric casings.
04/17/14
20140102154
Filter device for washing machine
A filter device for a washing machine includes a circulation flow path frame on an inner wall of a washing tub, having a first overflow path between the circulation flow path frame and the inner wall of the washing tub; and a filter unit in the circulation flow frame, having a second overflow path between the filter unit and the circulation flow path frame to communicate with the first overflow path. Wash water entering the first overflow path is discharged into the washing tub through a discharge port of the first overflow path and a discharge port of the second overflow path, and the discharge port of the second overflow path is under the discharge port of the first overflow path..
04/17/14
20140102153
Detergent mixer and washing machine including the same
A liquid detergent mixer includes a main body, a detergent inlet pipe, a wash water inlet pipe, and a wash water dispersing unit. The main body defines a mixing space in which wash water and liquid detergent are mixed.
04/17/14
20140102152
Washing machine
A drum type washing machine is provided. The washing machine includes a tub, a drum rotatably installed in the tub, and a shaft that penetrates the tub and is connected to the drum so as to transmit a drive force of a motor to the drum.
04/17/14
20140102151
Motor and washing machine having the same
A motor includes a stator and a rotor rotatably disposed at an inside or outside of the stator. The rotor includes a plurality of rotor cores radially disposed, a plurality of magnets respectively disposed between the rotor cores, a molding to support the rotor cores and the magnets and define an accommodation space to accommodate an inner magnetizing yoke to magnetize the magnets, and a gap maintaining portion formed at at least one section of an inner circumferential surface of the molding in order to maintain a gap between an outer circumferential surface of the inner magnetization yoke and inner circumferential surfaces of the rotor cores between about 2 mm and about 5 mm when the inner magnetization yoke is accommodated in the accommodation space to magnetize the magnets..
04/17/14
20140102150
Wall-mounted drum-type washing machine
A wall-mounted drum type washing machine includes a rear panel forming a rear surface of a cabinet, comprising a water supply device installed to supply wash water and a driving unit to provide power for a washing operation, mounted on a wall surface; a tub in the cabinet to contain wash water, integrated with the rear panel, and having a rotatable drum therein; a box unit connected to a cover unit having a door thereon, forming an outer wall of the cabinet, and coupled to the rear panel and surrounding the tub; a water supply device supplying wash water into the tub through a top surface of the cabinet; and a drain device discharging wash water from the tub to the bottom of the box unit.. .
04/17/14
20140102149
Distance sensor and washing machine including the same
A distance sensor and a washing machine including the distance sensor are provided. The washing machine may include a main body having a laundry loading hole formed therein, a door coupled to the main body, at a position corresponding to the laundry loading hole, and a plurality of reed sensors.
04/17/14
20140101864
Washing machine having balancer and method for controlling the same
A washing machine having a balancer and a control method thereof which achieve correct communication between a controller and a balancing module such that a balancing module is correctly shifted to a target position. The control method of the washing machine includes measuring a first time between position detection time points of the balancing modules during rotation of the rotary tub when the plurality of balancing modules is in a static mode, measuring a second time between position detection time points of the balancing modules during rotation of the rotary tub when any one of the balancing modules is shifted by a predetermined distance through a movement command, and confirming a relationship between a module id of any one of the balancing modules and a communication id of the movement command through a relative variation of the second time with respect to the first time..
04/10/14
20140097682
Centralized dc power supply control system and method of economically controlling power consumption
An economical centralized dc power consumption control system is used to separate electric power into an ac circuit for high-power-consumption electric appliances such as tv set, refrigerator, washing machine, and air conditioner and a dc circuit for low-power-consumption electric appliances such as lamp, electric fan, notebook computer, tablet computer, mobile phone, and digital camera. The dc circuit is equipped with multiple high-powered power supplies, each of which transforms commercial power to dc power, provides electricity to various low-power-consumption electric appliances, and directly links the electric appliances for supply of electric energy without individual rectifiers/transformers..
04/10/14
20140097623
Device for locking the porthole door of washing and drying machines
An electromagnetic door locking device for a washing machine and similar, adapted to lock a sliding cursor (30) cooperating with the end of a hook mounted on the machine porthole door through a blocking pawl (12). The device comprises two preloaded parallel and mechanically separate metal strips (16, 17), accomplishing the closing and the opening of the power circuit and of the open/closed door circuit, respectively, and that are maintained in the open position by said pawl (12) and by an actuator (13) operated by said cursor (30), when said door is open.
04/10/14
20140097230
Washing machine with a direct drive system
A washing machine with a direct drive system including a tub, a drum rotatably mounted inside the tub, a shaft connected to the drum at a first end for transmission of a driving force of a direct drive motor, a coaxial support connected to a rear portion of the tub and having a first seat for a first bearing supporting a second end of the shaft opposite the drum, a stator secured to the coaxial support and having a plurality of magnetic cores, a rotor including permanent magnets and connected to the shaft, and a second bearing for supporting the shaft between the second end and the first end. The tub is made of polymeric material in which a second seat for said second bearing is co-molded..
04/10/14
20140096573
Loading device for a laundry machine
A loading device is attachable to the front of a front-loading laundry machine comprising a drum, a drum port and a drum port door for selectively closing the drum port. The loading device comprises a deformable chute mounted on a collapsible frame, and a pair of brackets for mounting the collapsible frame to the laundry machine such that the loading device is configurable between: a use condition in which he collapsible frame is open and the deformable chute is taut for directing laundry through the drum port into the laundry machine, and a storage condition in which the collapsible frame is closed for allowing the drum port door of the laundry machine to be closed.
04/10/14
20140096571
Washing machine
A washing machine including a washing tub to allow enhancement in washing efficiency. A washing tub of the washing machine includes a pattern having a protrusion portion to generate friction force between laundry and the washing tub and to thereby increase washing efficiency.
04/10/14
20140096570
Washing machine
A washing machine including a drum capable of improving washing efficiency is provided. The washing machine includes a body, a tub provided at an inside the body to store wash water, a drum rotatably provided at an inner side of the tub to accommodate laundry, a driving apparatus to rotate the drum, protrusions that are formed of polygons having polygonal shapes and protruding inward from the drum, and a through-hole provided between adjacent protrusions to drain water.
04/10/14
20140096569
Wall-mounted drum-type washing machine
A wall-mounted drum type washing machine includes a rear panel mounted on a wall surface; a tub containing wash water; a box unit coupled to the rear panel and surrounding the tub; and a reinforcement portion connecting the tub and the rear panel and surrounding the tub.. .
04/10/14
20140096567
Electrodynamic position transducer device and a washing machine comprising such a device
The processing unit (17) is designed to correct the instantaneous actual values of the parameter in such a way that, at least when the actual values of the parameter are lower than a predetermined value, the processing unit (17) generates and emits corrected values of the parameter which are amplified by a predetermined factor.. .


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