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Title:
WASHING AND DRYING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2014004057
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a washing and drying machine which removes dew condensation water on an outer wall part of a blower or a duct in a short time.

A washing and drying machine includes: a washing machine body 31; a rotary drum 1 which accommodates clothes; a water tub 2 which includes the rotary drum 1 and supported in the washing machine body 31 in a vibration proof manner; a motor 10 which rotationally drives the rotary drum 1; a blower 3 which blows drying air into the rotary drum 1 via a discharge duct 14; a heat pump unit 8 which heats the drying air and performs dehumidification; and a control unit 16 which controls the motor 10 and the blower 3, and controls each step of washing, rinsing, dewatering and drying. By having a moisture removal means 9 which removes dew condensation water attached on the outer wall part of the blower 3 or on the outer wall part of the discharge duct 14, the dew condensation water can be removed in a short time, and corrosion of a floor surface, occurrence of mold or being erroneously recognized as water leak from the washing and drying machine can be prevented.


Inventors:
NITTA HIDEHIKO
USHIJIMA HIDEAKI
TAGUCHI TOMOYUKI
Application Number:
JP2012140491A
Publication Date:
January 16, 2014
Filing Date:
June 22, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
PANASONIC CORP
International Classes:
D06F25/00; D06F58/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Hiroki Naito
Daisuke Nagano
Kentaro Fujii



 
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