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Patent Summary

(12) Patent: (11) CA 1049803
(21) Application Number: 213501
(54) English Title: UNIDIRECTIONAL AGITATION ACCESSORY FOR AUTOMATIC WASHER
(54) French Title: AGITATEUR UNIDIRECTIONNEL POUR MACHINE A LAVER AUTOMATIQUE

Abstracts

English Abstract






"UNIDIRECTIONAL AGITATION ACCESSORY
FOR AUTOMATIC WASHER"

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE
An agitator accessory for washing machines having an
oscillating vertical-axis agitator, the accessory comprising
a sleeve which is securable to the barrel of the agitator in
coaxial alignment therewith, the sleeve having a vane means
attached thereto. A one-way clutch means is included to
rotate the agitator accessory incrementally, during one-half
cycles of the oscillatory agitator movement, to thereby force
fabrics being washed downward along the agitator and toward
vanes extending from the skirt of the agitator.



Patent Details

(52) Canadian Patent Classification (CPC):
  • 68/38
(51) International Patent Classification (IPC):
  • D06F 13/00 (2006.01)
(72) Inventors (Country):
  • RUBLE, ERNEST B. (Country Unknown)
(73) Owners (Country):
  • WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION (Not Available)
(71) Applicants (Country):
(74) Agent:
(45) Issued: 1979-03-06
(22) Filed Date:
(30) Availability of licence: N/A
(30) Language of filing: English

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