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WO/2001/012893A1
A piece of soiled fabric (39) is cleaned by contacting it with a jet of an ionized soil-dislodging gas to dislodge the soil therefrom. The ionized gas and the use of an oppositely charged electrostatic filter (34) aid in preventing redep...  
WO/2001/007707A1
A method for dry-cleaning articles such as fabrics and clothing in carbon dioxide while concurrently applying a sizing agent to the articles comprises contacting an article to be cleaned with a liquid dry cleaning composition for a time ...  
WO/2001/007561A1
A fabric treatment process of the type which employs a carrier sheet having a treatment composition impregnated thereon, which process involves the step of placing one or more fabric articles in a dryer along with the carrier sheet, and ...  
WO/2001/007706A1
A fabric treatment process of the type, which employs a carrier sheet having a treatment composition impregnated thereon, is described. The process involves the steps of placing the pretreated fabric in a dryer along with the carrier she...  
WO/2001/006051A1
A system and method are provided for separating water from a solvent in a dry cleaning application. According to the invention, an inlet is capable of receiving a mixture of silicone-based dry cleaning fluid and water from a condenser of...  
WO/2001/004259A1
The present invention relates to an applicator for a fabric treatment composition and its application. More specifically the invention relates to a versatile, effective convenient to apply fabric treatment applicator and its method of ap...  
WO/2000/070140A1
The invention relates to a cleaning device, comprising a pressure reservoir (1), at least one cleaning container (2), in which the cleaning takes place and elements for supplying the cleaning device with a cleaning fluid. The cleaning co...  
WO/2000/070141A1
A system for the controlled addition of detergent formulations and the like to a carbon dioxide cleaning apparatus comprises: a high pressure wash vessel (11); an auxiliary vessel (12); a drain line (13) connecting the auxiliary vessel t...  
WO/2000/063483A1
An apparatus for cleaning of textile objects by a densified liquid state treatment gas, such as liquified carbon dioxide, comprises a treatment chamber (10) in which a high pressure prevails during the treatment process in order for the ...  
WO/2000/058544A1
A machine for washing and/or cleaning articles comprises a sealable enclosure for containing the articles to which cleaning liquid is to be supplied. The cleaning liquid is heated to a high temperature and forced into the enclosure under...  
WO/2000/056970A1
A device for cleaning textile articles with a densified liquid state treatment gas, comprising a treatment chamber (10), a supply tank (18) for densified treatment gas and an evaporator chamber (36), which spaces are connected to each ot...  
WO/2000/052249A1
A method for treating a fabric article with the following steps: placing the fabric article in a container having an opening and at least one wall that defines an interior void space. Then the temperature and relative humidity of the air...  
WO/2000/037733A1
A vapor-venting containment bag having at least three flexible side walls and a VVE rating of at least about 40 and less than about 90, as measured in the Vapor Venting Evaluation Test. When the bag is in its closed configuration a three...  
WO/2000/022221A1
The invention is directed to a dry-cleaning article suitable for use in the home. The article is characterized by a sheet that is permeated with a composition including 51 - 98 % by weight of organic solvent such as paraffins, olefins, a...  
WO/2000/019001A1
An apparatus for treating fabrics that comprises a fabric treatment bag having side panels configured such that they define an interior chamber of the treatment bag such that at least one fabric article can be suspended in the interior c...  
WO/2000/019000A1
A method for cleaning or sterilizing objects in a liquid fluid cleaning system comprising a high-pressure storing/working vessel, a cleaning chamber, and a low-pressure supply vessel, the method comprising the steps of loading the cleani...  
WO/2000/004222A1
A dry cleaning system and method comprises dry cleaning machinery used in conjunction with a cyclic siloxane solvent. In order to enhance the cleaning capabilities of the cyclic-siloxane-based solvent, such solvent is modified with a che...  
WO/2000/004221A1
A dry cleaning system and method comprises specially designed or modified machinery used in conjunction with a cyclic siloxane solvent. In a preferred embodiment, the method comprises the steps of loading articles into a cleaning basket;...  
WO1999049122A9
A wash tank (10) adapted for use with a carbon dioxide cleaning medium has a body member (20) having a front opening (22) formed therein, the body member having side walls (23) and a back wall (24) opposite the front opening. The side wa...  
WO/2000/001871A1
The invention relates to a cleaning apparatus which uses as operative fluid liquid and/or supercritical carbon dioxide (CO┬┐2?) or other dense-phase fluids such as ammonia or hydrocarbons. The apparatus may have various applications incl...  
WO/1999/056892A1
A chamber (10) is supplied with a pressurized cleaning agent of carbon dioxide and cosolvents from a first source (12) and an antimicrobial fluid, such as ethylene oxide or hydrogen peroxide from a second source (16). Chamber conditions ...  
WO/1999/046319A1
An abrasion resistant stain receiver made of polymeric foam wherein the polymeric foam is produced from an oil and water emulsion, wherein the oil phase of the emulsion comprises at least about 30 % by weight of a toughening monomer sele...  
WO/1999/042555A1
A garment stain removal product and process is disclosed. The product includes a liquid cleaning composition which contains water, an organic solvent and a surfactant, an absorbent stain receiver, and a sonic or ultrasonic wave generatin...  
WO/1999/036610A1
An improved process for cleaning fabrics in a conventional automatic clothes dryer wherein a plastic bag is formed from a blend of at least one nylon homopolymer and at least one nylon copolymer. Preferably the nylon homopolymer is nylon...  
WO/1999/034937A1
This invention discloses an apparatus and method for mixing liquid carbon dioxide with an additive or surfactant (4) and then forcibly dispersing the mixture into a cleaning chamber (2) full of liquid carbon dioxide. Valving controls the...  
WO/1999/035321A1
A cleaning system (10) and method utilizing sonic whistle agitation to enhance the soil removal and mass transport capacity of the liquid carbon dioxide (20) at low process temperatures. Sonic whistles (61) are within a cleaning chamber ...  
WO/1999/034051A1
A dry-cleaning system (10) operable for selectively controlling agitation of items during cleaning, rinsing and draining cycles. The dry-cleaning system (10) includes a pressure vessel (12) for containing a liquid gas dry-cleaning solven...  
WO/1999/033583A1
A liquified gas dry-cleaning system including a storage tank containing a liquified gas derived from a liquifiable gas, a pressure vessel (11) for containing a liquid bath derived from the liquifiable gas, and a circulating system for tr...  
WO/1999/024654A1
The invention relates to a reusable device for the cleaning of textile materials and the like based on two constitutive elements which are characterized by a plastic container and a content of an aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide sea...  
WO/1999/013148A1
An apparatus and method for controlling the use of carbon dioxide in cleaning fabrics are disclosed. The components include a distillation vessel (30), a compressor (5), a warm-up vessel (4), a cleaning chamber (1), a condenser (8), and ...  
WO/1999/010586A1
A process for dry cleaning fabrics comprising the steps of: (i) placing one or more fabrics to be cleaned in a device which provides heat and agitation; (ii) placing one or more carrier sheets in the device wherein the carrier sheets hav...  
WO/1999/007644A1
A method and apparatus for purifying separate waste water from a dry cleaning process. The present invention utilizes 3 stages of purification. In Stage one, highly contaminated separator waste water (12) is put into a solvent separator ...  
WO/1999/004082A1
Disclosed is a process for removing stains from a localized area of a fabric, comprising the steps or applying a cleaning composition to said stain, and concurrently or consecutively therewith, applying mechanical action to said stain by...  
WO/1998/058113A2
Fabrics articles (29) are washed by layering them on a sheet of water-absorbent material (27) which is folded or rolled-up in wrap (1) to form a bundle, preferably inside a water-resistant wrap. A cleaning agent is first applied to the a...  
WO/1998/058114A1
Articles especially adapted for in-home dry cleaning comprise a carrier sheet which is impregnated with a cleaning composition. The articles are designed to be rolled for packaging, and to be unrolled for use. Rolling the articles help m...  
WO/1998/051851A1
The invention relates to a dry cleaning method using chlorine-free hydrocarbons (KWL) as a solvent, in which the filter has to be cleaned from time to time. This results in a mixture of solvent and filter cloths impregnated with dirt, in...  
WO/1998/046819A1
A method (40) of replenishing liquid carbon dioxide solvent (12a) in a liquid carbon dioxide dry cleaning system (10) or other dense phase carbon dioxide cleaning system. The method uses dry-ice or solid carbon dioxide, as a replenishing...  
WO/1998/044185A1
The present invention encompasses an article for treating fabrics, comprising: a) an absorbent carrier substrate; and b) a liquid cleaning/refreshment composition releasably absorbed in said substrate; said substrate being wholly (prefer...  
WO/1998/017771A1
Stains are removed from fabrics safely and effectively using a spot removal composition which contains peroxide.  
WO/1998/004771A1
A process and device are disclosed for removing stains from textile goods. When stains are locally removed from textile goods (10) circlings are often formed by part of the cleaning liquid, because the humidity spreads into the textile g...  
WO/1997/033031A1
A liquid gas based cleaning system (10) includes a cleaning vessel (12) that holds an item to be cleaned and is filled with a volume of liquid gas such as carbon dioxide. The liquid carbon dioxide is circulated through the cleaning vesse...  
WO/1997/033029A1
A roll (1) of absorbent pads (4) for removing stains from garments comprises a core (2) and a length of absorbent fabric (3) secured at one end to the core (2) and rolled onto the core (2). The absorbent fabric (3) is perforated (5) at i...  
WO/1997/032004A1
A cleaning composition is releasably contained in a controlled-release pad or sheet, preferably enveloped within an apertured, formed-film cover sheet to provide a spot removable article. The article is pressed against localized stained ...  
WO/1997/030389A2
Methods and apparatuses predict whether conditional branch computer instructions should be taken or not taken. A history register is maintained to record the history of groups of instructions, updated only once for each group. The histor...  
WO/1997/029178A1
Sheets capable of developing a positive electrostatic charge are used for a variety of surface cleaning opeations. Polyester fabric, non-woven and chemically bonded with an acrylic latex is used to dust surfaces, to clean clothes, furnit...  
WO/1997/026821A1
A cleaning device for spot-cleaning fabrics without causing fiber damage is provided. A hand-held device with a convex face (301) comprises treatment means, such as fibers. In use, the stained fabric is moistened with a cleaning composit...  
WO/1997/027354A1
A fabric cleaning/refreshment process is conducted in a hot air clothes dryer using a vapor-releasing containment bag. The bag is constructed using heat-resistant polymers, such as nylon, to avoid unanticipated hot spots in the dryer. Th...  
WO/1997/020095A1
The present invention relates to a cleaning composition which is an oil-in-water or water-in-oil emulsion, or a solution comprising non-aqueous hydrophobic solvent; and anionic or nonionic surfactant. The cleaning composition further com...  
WO/1997/020099A1
The present invention provides a more effective method of treating a spot or stain on a textile fabric, the method comprising the steps of: applying a detergent composition to the spot or stain; placing an absorbent layer adjacent to one...  
WO/1997/020098A1
The present invention provides a more effective method of treating a spot or stain on a textile fabric, the method comprising the steps of: applying a detergent composition to the spot or stain; placing an absorbent layer adjacent to one...  

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