Lighting device on a laundry appliance

FIELD: household appliances.

SUBSTANCE: to illuminate structure (5) with informational content on components (3, 20) of a filling opening in a laundry appliance, particularly a washing machine or a washer/dryer, components (3, 20), which are made of a transparent or translucent material, have pot-shaped laundry deflector (20) and window cover (3) lying at least approximately flush with front face (1) of the laundry appliance. Components (3, 20) bear lettering (4, 16) or a symbol. Light-emitting elements (6, 17) are arranged opposite lateral edge faces (10, 15) of at least one of components (3, 20), light beams (9, 19) emitted by said elements is being directed onto the edge faces (10, 15). Lettering (4, 16) or the symbol consists of three-dimensional structure (5) in the material with an at least microscopically small extension into the material.

EFFECT: to specify a structural illumination in which a lower number of light sources is adequate, one of components (3), which is located at least approximately flush with front face (1) of the laundry appliance and which is provided with structure (5, 16), has light-conducting element (13) extending inwards away from the flush line, light inlet area (15) of which element extends as an edge face to other component (20) and is guided into the radiation range of light-emitting element (17).

6 cl, 2 dwg

 



 

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FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: laundry treatment device may ensure laundry articles charging and discharging. The laundry treatment device may include a door that may selectively open and close the hole into the accommodation compartment formed in the body where laundry articles to be treated can be accommodated. The door may be used as a laundry guiding element when positioned at an angle relative to the body for directing laundry articles into the accommodation compartment and may be used as a shelf for retaining laundry articles thereon when positioned at a different angle relative to the body.

EFFECT: design improvement.

20 cl, 28 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a household appliance such as a dishwashing or washing machine with a door (1) that contains a control panel (3) with a handle (17) consisting of at least the handle lower part (19) and he handle cover (21). The handle cover (21) contains a side wall (29) turned to the control panel (3) and forming, together with the control panel (3), a structure with two walls and an intermediate mounting space (33).

EFFECT: design improvement.

9 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: textiles, paper.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a device for laundry processing, which comprises a housing which forms its appearance and comprises an opening for loading laundry, a door made with the ability of opening and closing the opening for loading laundry, a guide part mounted on the housing and comprising a guide groove recessed to a predetermined depth, and a connecting part mounted on the door and comprising a guide ledge placed in the guide groove which directs its movement path, and the angle of opening the opening is changed based on the positions of the guide ledge.

EFFECT: increased operational reliability.

20 cl, 49 dwg

FIELD: textiles, paper.

SUBSTANCE: device for laundry processing is proposed, comprising a housing (3) defining its appearance, at that the housing (3) comprises an opening (37) for loading the laundry, formed in it, a door (4) made with the ability to open and close the opening (37) for loading laundry, a hinge assembly (5, 6, 7) having a first axis (A) of rotation to rotate the door (4) in a first direction of rotation and a second axis (B) of rotation to rotate in a second direction of rotation, which differs from the first direction of rotation and a fixing element (1000, 1100) made with the ability to secure the door (4) on the first axis (A) of rotation and the second axis (B) of rotation when rotating the door (4).

EFFECT: improvement of device.

20 cl, 45 dwg

Washing machine // 2448208

FIELD: textiles, paper.

SUBSTANCE: washing machine is proposed comprising a housing open at the upper part, the upper closing element connected to the upper part of the housing and comprising an opening for loading and unloading of laundry through it, a cover node, coupled with the possibility of turning with the upper closing element for opening and closing the hole. The washing machine comprises a first hinge joint that connects the cover node with the upper closing element and reducing speed of closing the cover node. Also other versions of washing machines are proposed.

EFFECT: reduced speed of closing the cover node to mitigate the impact between the cover node and the upper closing element, which increases reliability of the washing machine.

37 cl, 18 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: electric device contains body frame with working equipment installed in it and loading and unloading hole; door installed at body frame and used to close loading and unloading hole of working equipment; fixtures connecting door with body frame and providing door movement between close and open position. Connecting fixtures contain at least one first rail at the body frame; at least one first carrier sliding along the first rail and at least one second rail at the door of the same shape as the first rail; at least only second carrier connected to body frame and sliding along the second slide. Each rail includes the first curved section where the respective carrier can slide while the door approaches close position and the second section is directed tangentially to the first section at crossing point of sections; at that length of the second section is more than length of the first section.

EFFECT: ease of fabrication and use.

36 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: consumer electronics.

SUBSTANCE: invention refers to the washing machines. Washing machine with upper loading contains the tub wheel rotating around horizontal axis placed inside the tank with the hole in the top, cover for opening/closing access to said tub wheel, outer frame with upper cover hinged in its rear part, locking unit for locking/unlocking the cover with upper surface of frame and outer control unit capable of controlling said locking unit. Outer control unit includes the button element located on front upper part of frame. Said cover is outfitted with elastic device for its lifting into open position at releasing and automatic braking device.

EFFECT: increased convenience of upper cover opening.

6 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: laundry washer of drum type comprises cylindrical rotary drum, water tank, body and door arranged on front side of body. Door is made of door device having the first window, through which user may monitor inner space of rotary drum, and transparent cover of door installed at front side of door device to close door device. Door cover comprises multiple first engaging tabs protruding backwards on its back surface along external periphery of door cover. Door device comprises the first holes for tabs, which engage with the first protruding tabs by means of the first stops available at inner surface of door device. Decorative pad arranged between door device and door cover includes the second window, corresponding to the first window, and multiple second engaging tabs, protruding backwards at its back surface along external periphery of decorative pad. Door device comprises the second holes for tabs, which may engage with the second engaging tabs by means of the second stops available at inner surface of door device. Door cover on its surface and in area corresponding to at least first holes for tabs comprises parts of surface, through which light falling from inner space of door cover is scattered and transmitted.

EFFECT: simplified design and reduced cost of washing machine manufacturing.

7 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: washing-drying machine comprises body, drum, loading hole to load and unload linen from drum, door to close loading hole, transparent part arranged in door to watch the linen, frame arranged around transparent part, and source of light installed in body or door. Washing/drying machine also comprises light guide arranged in frame and sending light from source of light to side surface of transparent part, and more than one points of optical wave guide, which are distributed along surfaces or in material of transparent part, sending light produced from light guide, providing for lighting of inner part of drum with the help of transparent part.

EFFECT: development of washing or drying machine, where inner part of drum is efficiently lit by low consumption of energy.

9 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: tank for washing solution and washing drum rotated in washing solution tank are elastically suspended in machine body. Collar of elastic material provides for water-tight connection of edge of front loading hole of tank for washing solution with loading hole of body. Hatch that closes loading hole of body, has nozzle in the form of truncated cone at inner side, convex towards to inner part of drum. Surface of hatch nozzle has at least one cut, starting in the area of maximum diametre of truncated cone and forming increasing crescent-shaped surface, stretching along surface in direction of inner part of drum to area of minimum diametre of truncated cone.

EFFECT: increased reliability of washing machine operation.

8 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: drying technique.

SUBSTANCE: locking unit is positioned in front panel of drying machine, on door of which machine hook is located, said hook being adapted for engagement with locking unit and disengagement therefrom. Locking unit has lock main body equipped with protrusions and retaining openings in its opposite sides, and lock cover having openings for accommodation of protrusions, and retaining openings provided at cover opposite sides. Protrusions are formed in active part protruding from carrier part of lock main body, and retaining openings are formed in carrier part, immediately under protrusions. Openings for accommodation of protrusions are provided in portion protruding from edge of cover lock planar portion, and retaining protrusions are formed at ends of lock cover protruding portion. On introducing of lock cover into main body of lock, protrusions become embraced with openings for accommodation of protrusions, and retaining protrusions are introduced into retaining openings. Such construction allows lock cover to be assembled with lock main body for one operation.

EFFECT: increased efficiency, simplified construction and reduced time for assembling of lock unit.

9 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: personal demand item.

SUBSTANCE: washing/drying machine incorporates a complete set of doors capable of opening and closing for putting washing in and out. The complete set of doors includes a control card, which enables operating the washing/drying machine, one or more operating consoles connected with the operating control card, an external door, an inner door, there to the external door is attached, a transparent door arranged between the external and inner doors and a hinge, which is attached to the set of doors and provides its opening and closing by means of a cable from the source, which feeds the voltage, connected with the control card and/or operating console. The inner door contains a hinge slot, therein a hinge is placed, and at least two equiform slots disposed symmetrically on the both sides of the hinge slots for operating control card where operating control card and/or operating console is placed. The set of doors can be easily replaced to open and close the machine in required direction.

EFFECT: usability.

11 cl, 18 dwg

FIELD: mechanics.

SUBSTANCE: door hinge is coupling member between door and front wall of washing machine. Hinge consists of boy and at least one lever, built-in into body. Body is connected to doorset of front wall at least by means of one lever, connected to door. Hinge is manufactured by method of casting of plastic material in corresponding mould.

EFFECT: creation of hinge durable enough, in order to withstand external action, and allowing low weight, that provides decreasing of total weight of washing machine.

7 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: private use articles.

SUBSTANCE: laundry washer of drum type consists of case, of washing drum functioning as drying hopper, of door block, of door opening button, of opening/closing actuating device and of locking device. The case has an aperture on its front side. The door block of a round shape closes the aperture of the case. The door opening button is equipped with the first pivoting shaft, the opening/closing actuating device is equipped with the second pivoting shaft and the device is designed to turn under hold down force applied to the door opening button. In the position of aperture case closing the locking device for fixation of the door block operates in interconnected motion with the opening/closing actuating device, and it releases the door block changing its closed state to an open one under hold down force applied the door opening button. The door block is oriented so, that normal of the first pivoting shaft is inclined relative to the second pivoting shaft and is directed to the centre of the door block.

EFFECT: facilitating high controllability of laundry washer due to decreased hold down force applied to control button.

2 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: textile industry.

SUBSTANCE: washing machine of drum type includes hatch, which is formed by unit of hatch having through opening. Using through opening user may observe washing process from outside. Besides washing machine comprises transparent cover of hatch, closing hatch unit. Multiple engagement eyes protruding backwards are arranged on back side of hatch cover periphery. Multiple stop holes of engagement for reception of engagement eyes and elastic engagement of eyes with engagement sections are arranged at hatch unit to prevent slippage of eyes. Eyes and openings form multiple fixed sections, which are tightly pressed, and hatch cover is fixed at hatch unit. Parts of hatch cover surface complying with fixed sections are arranged so that light is refracted or scattered inside, when light passes through hatch cover.

EFFECT: simplified design and reduced cost of washing machine manufacturing.

7 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: door of domestic electrical appliance, in particular washing, washing-drying or drying machine with frontal load includes several structural elements of thermoplastic. At least two of specified elements are connected to each other by means of welding. Door comprises back part made of ABS-plastic and provided with a hole surrounded with circular surface. Door may include the first, the second, the third and the fourth parts. At least the first, the second and the third parts are made of thermoplastic material. The first part has at least one hole and surrounding circular surface, and the fourth part has at least one circular surface. Method of door manufacturing includes the following stages, where: a) the fourth part is positioned inside hole of the first part so that circular surface of the fourth part contacts with circular surface of the first part; b) the second part is positioned relative to the first part; c) the second part is connected to the first part by means of welding of linear vibration type, and at the same time the fourth part is placed between the second part and the first part; d) the third part is positioned relative to the first part; e) the third part is connected to the first part by means of welding, at the same time the second part and the fourth part are placed between the third and the first parts.

EFFECT: elimination of deforming stresses generated in process of door unit assembly.

16 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: tank for washing solution and washing drum rotated in washing solution tank are elastically suspended in machine body. Collar of elastic material provides for water-tight connection of edge of front loading hole of tank for washing solution with loading hole of body. Hatch that closes loading hole of body, has nozzle in the form of truncated cone at inner side, convex towards to inner part of drum. Surface of hatch nozzle has at least one cut, starting in the area of maximum diametre of truncated cone and forming increasing crescent-shaped surface, stretching along surface in direction of inner part of drum to area of minimum diametre of truncated cone.

EFFECT: increased reliability of washing machine operation.

8 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: washing-drying machine comprises body, drum, loading hole to load and unload linen from drum, door to close loading hole, transparent part arranged in door to watch the linen, frame arranged around transparent part, and source of light installed in body or door. Washing/drying machine also comprises light guide arranged in frame and sending light from source of light to side surface of transparent part, and more than one points of optical wave guide, which are distributed along surfaces or in material of transparent part, sending light produced from light guide, providing for lighting of inner part of drum with the help of transparent part.

EFFECT: development of washing or drying machine, where inner part of drum is efficiently lit by low consumption of energy.

9 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: textile, paper.

SUBSTANCE: laundry washer of drum type comprises cylindrical rotary drum, water tank, body and door arranged on front side of body. Door is made of door device having the first window, through which user may monitor inner space of rotary drum, and transparent cover of door installed at front side of door device to close door device. Door cover comprises multiple first engaging tabs protruding backwards on its back surface along external periphery of door cover. Door device comprises the first holes for tabs, which engage with the first protruding tabs by means of the first stops available at inner surface of door device. Decorative pad arranged between door device and door cover includes the second window, corresponding to the first window, and multiple second engaging tabs, protruding backwards at its back surface along external periphery of decorative pad. Door device comprises the second holes for tabs, which may engage with the second engaging tabs by means of the second stops available at inner surface of door device. Door cover on its surface and in area corresponding to at least first holes for tabs comprises parts of surface, through which light falling from inner space of door cover is scattered and transmitted.

EFFECT: simplified design and reduced cost of washing machine manufacturing.

7 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: consumer electronics.

SUBSTANCE: invention refers to the washing machines. Washing machine with upper loading contains the tub wheel rotating around horizontal axis placed inside the tank with the hole in the top, cover for opening/closing access to said tub wheel, outer frame with upper cover hinged in its rear part, locking unit for locking/unlocking the cover with upper surface of frame and outer control unit capable of controlling said locking unit. Outer control unit includes the button element located on front upper part of frame. Said cover is outfitted with elastic device for its lifting into open position at releasing and automatic braking device.

EFFECT: increased convenience of upper cover opening.

6 cl, 7 dwg

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