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Title:
Clothes dryer
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP6145686
Kind Code:
B2
Abstract:
A clothes drying machine (50) provided with a casing (1), a rotating drum (4) rotatably disposed inside the casing (1), and a motor (7) for rotatably driving the rotating drum (4). The clothes drying machine (50) also has a dehumidifier and a heater, and is provided with a drying-air generator for generating air for drying, an air blower for feeding air for drying generated by the drying-air generator into the rotating drum (4), and a circulation air duct (12) for circulating air for drying discharged from the rotating drum (4) back into the rotating drum (4) via the drying-air generator. The clothes drying machine (50) is moreover provided with a case for accommodating the dehumidifier and the heater, a water sprayer for removing foreign matter adhering to the dehumidifier, and a water drainage pathway (32) for discharging water inside the case. The clothes drying machine (50) is furthermore provided with a foreign matter collector (34) for colleting foreign matter removed from the dehumidifier by the water sprayer, wherein the foreign matter collector (34) is arranged below dehumidifier on the upstream side of the flow of air for drying.

Inventors:
Masahiro Kawai
Mikio Tahara
Nobuhiko Fujiwara
Atsushi Nakai
Hiroyuki Kiriyama
Application Number:
JP2012153278A
Publication Date:
June 14, 2017
Filing Date:
July 09, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
Panasonic IP Management Co., Ltd.
International Classes:
D06F58/02; D06F25/00; D06F39/08; D06F33/54; D06F58/38
Domestic Patent References:
JP2008245697A
JP2006239141A
JP2011050564A
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kenji Kamada
Hiroo Maeda