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Title:
DRYING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2014030666
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a drying apparatus for drying clothes by using a heat exchange technology capable of attaining a high drying efficiency.

The drying apparatus includes: a housing tub for housing clothes; a blower for feeding drying air for drying the clothes to the housing tub; an exhaust duct for guiding the exhaust air exhausted from the housing tub in a first direction toward the blower; and a heat exchanger for exchanging heat with the exhaust air flowing within the exhaust air duct to generate the dry air. The heat exchanger includes a main exchanger disposed in the exhaust air duct and a sub exchanger disposed outside the exhaust air duct. The sub exchanger includes a heat exhaust apparatus for exhausting heat transmitted from the main exchanger and a cooling apparatus for feeding cooling air for air-cooling the heat exchanger. The cooling apparatus feeds the cooling air in a second direction different from the first direction.


Inventors:
MATSUDA SHINICHI
HOSOKAWA AKIHIRO
Application Number:
JP2012174286A
Publication Date:
February 20, 2014
Filing Date:
August 06, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
PANASONIC CORP
International Classes:
D06F58/02; D06F25/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Etsushi Kotani
Masataka Otani
Kohei Watanabe