Hand drying apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8201344
APP PUB NO 20100192399A1
SERIAL NO

12601633

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A hand drying apparatus includes a high-pressure airflow generator that takes air through an air inlet and generates a high-pressure airflow, a main body casing, a first air path that is protruded from the main body casing, and a nozzle that is located in a position ahead of the main body casing in a direction of the first air path. The main body casing includes a main-body air inlet through which outside air is taken and a second air path that causes air from the main-body air inlet to flow upward and then downward to a level where the air inlet of the high-pressure airflow generator is located.

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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATIONTOKYO5905

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fukano, Manabu Chiyoda-ku, JP 3 26
Itoigawa, Yasuyuki Chiyoda-ku, JP 3 67
Nishimura, Shigeki Chiyoda-ku, JP 39 275
Sawabe, Kenji Chiyoda-ku, JP 3 37

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
EXCEL DRYER, INC. (1)
* 6038786 Hand dryer 42 1998
 
DYSON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED (3)
* 2008/0222,910 Dryer 21 2006
* 2009/0113,748 DRYING APPARATUS 17 2006
* 2008/0313,918 Drying Apparatus 17 2006
 
Salon Pro, Inc. (1)
* 4754769 Nail dryer 34 1985
 
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION (3)
* 2010/0192,399 HAND DRYING APPARATUS 16 2008
* 2012/0017,459 HAND DRYER 7 2009
* 2012/0017,460 HAND DRYER 6 2009
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 5459944 Hand dryer 53 1993
* D548399 Hand dryer 18 2006
 
BRADLEY FIXTURES CORPORATION (1)
* 2011/0271,441 Lavatory System with Hand Dryer 3 2010
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
9046304 Air dryer 0 2012
* 9565980 Air diversion devices, systems, and methods 0 2015
 
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION (2)
* 8850713 Hand drying device 3 2010
* 2013/0055,588 HAND DRYING DEVICE 4 2010
 
BRADLEY FIXTURES CORPORATION (4)
8997271 Lavatory system with hand dryer 1 2010
9170148 Soap dispenser having fluid level sensor 0 2011
9267736 Hand dryer with point of ingress dependent air delay and filter sensor 0 2011
8950019 Lavatory system 3 2012
 
HOKWANG INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (2)
* 8813383 Watermark-free hand dryer 3 2012
* 2013/0232,808 WATERMARK-FREE HAND DRYER 1 2012
* Cited By Examiner

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