US Patent No: 8,099,983 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Front-loading laundry treatment machine

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A washing machine includes a liquor container suspended for oscillating in a housing. A washing drum is rotatable within the liquor container. A material-elastic collar is connected for establishing a liquid tight seal on the edge of a front-side loading opening of the liquor container, connecting with a housing-side loading opening, and with a door mounted for sealing the housing-side loading opening. A filling element is located on the door and has a curved outward portion in the shape of a truncated cone. The filling element has a surface area with at least one recess commencing close to a largest diameter of the cone portion, and forms a rising surface of sickle shape in the direction of the interior of the drum and toward a smallest diameter of the cone on the surface area thereof.

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BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBHMUNICH, DE1336

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ballheimer, Galina - 2 0
Heym, Bernhard - 4 0
Jurmann, Rainer - 11 1
Sauer, Mark Vancouver, CA 8 12
Wildung, Wilfried - 21 12

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MAYTAG CORPORATION (1)
6,422,047 Washing machine with unbalance detection and control system 6 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
2004/0244,438 Washing machines 57 2004

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