Suction apparatus and method of its operation

FIELD: machine engineering.

SUBSTANCE: suction apparatus comprising a suction unit (40), a conductive suction device (88) communicating with the suction unit (40), a working medium supply device (28), a feeding device for feeding working medium (68) communicating with the working media supply device (28) and a discharge element (110) connected to the feeding device (68) and to the sucked medium conducting device (88) configured for directing the working medium from the feeding device (68) into the sucked medium conducting device (88) to clean the latter is described.

EFFECT: increased purification efficiency.

29 cl, 9 dwg

 



 

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Cleaning apparatus // 2543605

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a cleaning apparatus which can be accessed through an access rule grant stored on an access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54), comprising two or more access rights media (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) storing access rights grants associated with different access rule profiles, as well as a recording unit (27) for recording the access rule grant of the access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54), wherein the operator of the cleaning apparatus (10) is provided with a function volume which depends on the access rule profile associated with the access rule grant. To create a cleaning apparatus of this type, maintenance of which is easy for the user, according to the invention, each access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) includes an identification tool (42, 43, 44; 61, 62, 63) for providing the access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) associated with the corresponding access rule profile and identification (45, 46, 47; 64, 65, 66) sensed by the operator through a sensory organ, wherein the identifications (45, 46, 47; 64, 65, 66) associated with different access rule profiles are different from each other.

EFFECT: easier cleaning.

16 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: device for floor treatment comprising a support device (11), on the lower side (13) of which there is at least one tool (15) retained made as capable of rotation or oscillation for floor treatment, a gripped accessory (26) for putting the floor treatment device into at least one working position, in which the gripped accessory (26) is retained on the support device with the capability of rotation around an axis (25) of rotation at least from one working position into at least one parking position and vice versa, and also an accumulating reservoir (18) for treatment liquid applied onto floor surface subject to treatment. The floor treatment device (10) comprises a holder (22) of the accumulating reservoir, in which the accumulating reservoir (18) is positioned as capable of detachment in at least one working position of the gripped accessory (26), and also a stop device (68), with at least one first stop element (66), and also with at least one second stop element (67) moving relative to the first element, which due to rotation of the gripped accessory (26), at least into one parking position, are changeable into the stop position, in which they interact for fixation of the accumulating reservoir (18) in the holder (22) of the accumulating reservoir.

EFFECT: improvement of floor treatment device, so that it is more simple in use.

32 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: robotized equipment used as robot-vacuum cleaner for cleaning floor surfaces.

SUBSTANCE: robot-cleaner has casing automatically movable over zone to be cleaned, drive for actuating plurality of wheels mounted on lower part of robot-cleaner casing, suction device mounted within casing and adapted for sucking dust from floor surface, negative ion generator positioned within casing, and controller adapted for controlling drive in order to actuate robot-cleaner in accordance with movement path preliminarily introduced into memory and adapted for controlling operation of negative ion generator. In the process of automatic movement over zone to be cleaned, robot-cleaner carries out cleaning procedure by means of suction device and purifies air by means of negative ion generator simultaneously or selectively. Negative ion generator has direct-flow fan, electric engine providing for rotating motion of said fan with the use of power source and for discharge of air from robot-cleaner casing, discharge channel for discharging of air from robot-cleaner casing, member equipped with grid-type part and mounted at one end of discharge channel, said member having plurality of openings. Negative ion generating device is mounted in member having grid-type part and is designated for generation of negative ions in air which is further discharged from discharge channel.

EFFECT: increased efficiency in cleaning of floor surface and generating of negative ions in predetermined zone during automatic movement over predetermined zone.

8 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: household appliances; vacuum cleaning robots.

SUBSTANCE: detachable dust collector design for vacuum-cleaning robot is installed in dust-collecting chamber. Proposed dust collector has housing provided with air intake hole and dust discharge hole installed in dust-collecting chamber of vacuum-cleaning robot for taking out, and cover with air discharge hole located in opening of dust-collector housing for removal to permit removal of dust from dust collector taken out of dust-collecting chamber of housing. Cover connected with dust collector housing has filter to prevent discharge of collected dust through air discharge hole. Housing of dust collector has air intake pipe unit which projects inside from air intake hole, and handle unit which adjoins dust discharge hole.

EFFECT: facilitated removal of dust from dust collector.

8 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: mechanical engineering.

SUBSTANCE: robot-vacuum cleaner has adjustable brush whose height is automatically regulated in accordance with state of surface to be cleaned. Housing of robot-vacuum cleaner has control part programmed for controlling robot-vacuum cleaner to provide for automatic displacement and cleaning of floor surface to be cleaned in accordance with predetermined values, driven part which is actuated in accordance with control signal delivered from control part, dust sucking part adapted for catching and collecting of dust with the help of electric engine designed for creating suction force, and receptacle part of pivot joint, said part protruding toward surface of floor to be cleaned. Brush casing has protrusion of pivot joint, rotationally connected with said receptacle part of pivot joint, and suction channel connected in sealing relation to housing part adapted for dust suction. Brush casing rotates upward and downward relative to receptacle part of pivot joint in accordance with state of floor surface to be cleaned. Brush of robot-vacuum cleaner is positioned for rotation between its casing and cover. Brush cover retaining means has at least one retaining member mounted within brush cover for rotation therein, extending through opening adapted for mounting of retainer and defined within brush cover, said retaining member being adapted for rotation in clockwise and counterclockwise directions and comprising retainer including long axis and short axis at its one end and round handling portion at its other end. Round handling portion is designed for rotating retainer between retaining position and releasing position. Brush cover retaining means has at least one retaining opening whose position corresponds to position of brush cover retaining member and whose shape also corresponds to shape of retainer.

EFFECT: increased efficiency by keeping predetermined distance between brush and floor surface regardless of characteristics of floor surface, and simplified and convenient brush maintenance.

10 cl, 7 dwg

Mobile robot // 2263460

FIELD: equipment for cleaning of surfaces and floors in home, office and laboratory rooms.

SUBSTANCE: robot has drive contacting with surface to be cleaned. Drive is arranged within cover and is free relative to cover. Cover at least partly surrounds drive surface facing toward surface to be cleaned and has length exceeding that of drive so as to define space between cover and drive allowing drive to encounter cover and randomly move it over said surface. Cover is made in the form of hemi-spherical body or carcass. Drive is formed as spherical member with internal drive mechanism.

EFFECT: simplified construction, increased extent of chaotic movement and, accordingly, provision for more uniform overlapping of predetermined part of space owing to maximal extent of freedom in selecting direction of movement, and reduced manufacturing costs.

14 cl, 6 dwg

The invention relates to a device for surface treatment, in particular, but not exclusively, to a device for grinding or polishing, or for scraping, sweeping, or other surface cleaning

Sweeping unit // 2077862

Mobile robot // 2263460

FIELD: equipment for cleaning of surfaces and floors in home, office and laboratory rooms.

SUBSTANCE: robot has drive contacting with surface to be cleaned. Drive is arranged within cover and is free relative to cover. Cover at least partly surrounds drive surface facing toward surface to be cleaned and has length exceeding that of drive so as to define space between cover and drive allowing drive to encounter cover and randomly move it over said surface. Cover is made in the form of hemi-spherical body or carcass. Drive is formed as spherical member with internal drive mechanism.

EFFECT: simplified construction, increased extent of chaotic movement and, accordingly, provision for more uniform overlapping of predetermined part of space owing to maximal extent of freedom in selecting direction of movement, and reduced manufacturing costs.

14 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: mechanical engineering.

SUBSTANCE: robot-vacuum cleaner has adjustable brush whose height is automatically regulated in accordance with state of surface to be cleaned. Housing of robot-vacuum cleaner has control part programmed for controlling robot-vacuum cleaner to provide for automatic displacement and cleaning of floor surface to be cleaned in accordance with predetermined values, driven part which is actuated in accordance with control signal delivered from control part, dust sucking part adapted for catching and collecting of dust with the help of electric engine designed for creating suction force, and receptacle part of pivot joint, said part protruding toward surface of floor to be cleaned. Brush casing has protrusion of pivot joint, rotationally connected with said receptacle part of pivot joint, and suction channel connected in sealing relation to housing part adapted for dust suction. Brush casing rotates upward and downward relative to receptacle part of pivot joint in accordance with state of floor surface to be cleaned. Brush of robot-vacuum cleaner is positioned for rotation between its casing and cover. Brush cover retaining means has at least one retaining member mounted within brush cover for rotation therein, extending through opening adapted for mounting of retainer and defined within brush cover, said retaining member being adapted for rotation in clockwise and counterclockwise directions and comprising retainer including long axis and short axis at its one end and round handling portion at its other end. Round handling portion is designed for rotating retainer between retaining position and releasing position. Brush cover retaining means has at least one retaining opening whose position corresponds to position of brush cover retaining member and whose shape also corresponds to shape of retainer.

EFFECT: increased efficiency by keeping predetermined distance between brush and floor surface regardless of characteristics of floor surface, and simplified and convenient brush maintenance.

10 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: household appliances; vacuum cleaning robots.

SUBSTANCE: detachable dust collector design for vacuum-cleaning robot is installed in dust-collecting chamber. Proposed dust collector has housing provided with air intake hole and dust discharge hole installed in dust-collecting chamber of vacuum-cleaning robot for taking out, and cover with air discharge hole located in opening of dust-collector housing for removal to permit removal of dust from dust collector taken out of dust-collecting chamber of housing. Cover connected with dust collector housing has filter to prevent discharge of collected dust through air discharge hole. Housing of dust collector has air intake pipe unit which projects inside from air intake hole, and handle unit which adjoins dust discharge hole.

EFFECT: facilitated removal of dust from dust collector.

8 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: robotized equipment used as robot-vacuum cleaner for cleaning floor surfaces.

SUBSTANCE: robot-cleaner has casing automatically movable over zone to be cleaned, drive for actuating plurality of wheels mounted on lower part of robot-cleaner casing, suction device mounted within casing and adapted for sucking dust from floor surface, negative ion generator positioned within casing, and controller adapted for controlling drive in order to actuate robot-cleaner in accordance with movement path preliminarily introduced into memory and adapted for controlling operation of negative ion generator. In the process of automatic movement over zone to be cleaned, robot-cleaner carries out cleaning procedure by means of suction device and purifies air by means of negative ion generator simultaneously or selectively. Negative ion generator has direct-flow fan, electric engine providing for rotating motion of said fan with the use of power source and for discharge of air from robot-cleaner casing, discharge channel for discharging of air from robot-cleaner casing, member equipped with grid-type part and mounted at one end of discharge channel, said member having plurality of openings. Negative ion generating device is mounted in member having grid-type part and is designated for generation of negative ions in air which is further discharged from discharge channel.

EFFECT: increased efficiency in cleaning of floor surface and generating of negative ions in predetermined zone during automatic movement over predetermined zone.

8 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: device for floor treatment comprising a support device (11), on the lower side (13) of which there is at least one tool (15) retained made as capable of rotation or oscillation for floor treatment, a gripped accessory (26) for putting the floor treatment device into at least one working position, in which the gripped accessory (26) is retained on the support device with the capability of rotation around an axis (25) of rotation at least from one working position into at least one parking position and vice versa, and also an accumulating reservoir (18) for treatment liquid applied onto floor surface subject to treatment. The floor treatment device (10) comprises a holder (22) of the accumulating reservoir, in which the accumulating reservoir (18) is positioned as capable of detachment in at least one working position of the gripped accessory (26), and also a stop device (68), with at least one first stop element (66), and also with at least one second stop element (67) moving relative to the first element, which due to rotation of the gripped accessory (26), at least into one parking position, are changeable into the stop position, in which they interact for fixation of the accumulating reservoir (18) in the holder (22) of the accumulating reservoir.

EFFECT: improvement of floor treatment device, so that it is more simple in use.

32 cl, 6 dwg

Cleaning apparatus // 2543605

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a cleaning apparatus which can be accessed through an access rule grant stored on an access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54), comprising two or more access rights media (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) storing access rights grants associated with different access rule profiles, as well as a recording unit (27) for recording the access rule grant of the access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54), wherein the operator of the cleaning apparatus (10) is provided with a function volume which depends on the access rule profile associated with the access rule grant. To create a cleaning apparatus of this type, maintenance of which is easy for the user, according to the invention, each access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) includes an identification tool (42, 43, 44; 61, 62, 63) for providing the access rule medium (32, 36, 37; 52, 53, 54) associated with the corresponding access rule profile and identification (45, 46, 47; 64, 65, 66) sensed by the operator through a sensory organ, wherein the identifications (45, 46, 47; 64, 65, 66) associated with different access rule profiles are different from each other.

EFFECT: easier cleaning.

16 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a method of operating a cleaning unit, especially the unit for cleaning floor, which comprises a control device, and at least one cleaning element for cleaning the surface, which has a local memory element, at that the control device comprises a control memory cell, and the control device is connected to the reader for reading the local memory element. To improve the process so that there is decreased risk that the user can inadvertently use the unsuitable cleaning element, in the local memory element the technical parameters characterizing the type of cleaning element are saved, which are read and analyzed in the time period from the start of the cleaning unit to the start of the cleaning action of the cleaning element. In addition, the cleaning unit for implementing the method is proposed.

EFFECT: improvement of the method.

29 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: provided floor cleaning machine with manual control comprises running gear with front relative to direction of movement of straight-forward end and rear end, wheel device, which is located on bogie in area of rear end, and cleaning head with possibility of rotation is located on bogie in area of the front end, besides, rod steering device, which is pivotally connected to cleaning head, which rests on running gear and which extends upward from bogie to rear end.

EFFECT: cleaning.

46 cl, 11 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: autonomous surface treating appliance comprising a chassis having a drive arrangement and a control system interfaced to the drive arrangement so as enable control of the appliance across a surface to be treated, wherein the drive arrangement comprises at least one traction unit, each traction unit comprising surface - engaging track (98) constrained around leading wheel (94) and trailing wheel (96), wherein the leading wheel and trailing wheel are arranged so that a track portion opposing the floor surface and extending between the leading and trailing wheels defines a ramped climbing surface.

EFFECT: device control.

43 cl, 14 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: drive coupling assembly (50) for high-speed brush comprises coupling head (100) with axis (Lch) of rotation and containing three drive surfaces (106), arranged symmetrically about axis of rotation and spaced apart at 120 degrees, and connecting element (200) having rotation axis (Lcm) and containing first three drive surfaces (210A), arranged symmetrically about axis of rotation and spaced at 120 degrees, in which coupling head (100) and connecting element (200) are made with possibility of detachable connection so that in joined condition of their axis (Lch, Lcm) of rotation are combined, and coupling head (100) is made with possibility of rotation for actuation of each of its drive surfaces (106) in contact with appropriate connecting element first drive surface (210A), and in which coupling head drive surfaces (106) and connecting element first driving surface (210A) are configured to drive first in contact with second led to application and torque, and axial force to connecting element.

EFFECT: rotation of coupling.

13 cl, 4 dwg

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