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Title:
WASHING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/163616
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The washing machine (1) according an embodiment of the present invention includes: a water tank (4); a washing tub (10) which is provided inside the water tank (4) and accommodates clothes; an agitator (12) which is provided at the bottom of the washing tub (10); a water supply mechanism (25) which supplies water to the washing tub (10); a fine bubble generator (31) which generates fine bubble water in which fine bubbles are mixed; a drainage mechanism (7) which drains water from the washing tub (10); a drive mechanism (15) which rotates and drives the agitator (12) and the washing tub (10); and a control device (21) which controls each mechanism (25, 31, 7, 15) and performs washing, rinsing, and spin-drying. Before moving onto spin-drying after rinsing, the control device (21) performs a remaining-water dehydrating operation of rotating the washing tub (10) up to a predetermined rotation speed in a state in which water including the fine bubble water generated by the fine bubble generator (31) is left in the washing tub (10) at a predetermined water level.

Inventors:
SASAKI HIRONORI (JP)
KITAGAWA AYAMI (JP)
KAWAGUCHI HIROAKI (JP)
SAEKI HITOMI (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2018/001597
Publication Date:
September 13, 2018
Filing Date:
January 19, 2018
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Assignee:
TOSHIBA LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS & SERVICES CORP (JP)
International Classes:
D06F33/02; D06F35/00; D06F39/08
Domestic Patent References:
WO2017018143A12017-02-02
Foreign References:
JP2016007308A2016-01-18
JP2014133182A2014-07-24
JP2016002263A2016-01-12
JP2016059652A2016-04-25
JP2009077860A2009-04-16
US20090090388A12009-04-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SATO INTERNATIONAL PATENT FIRM (JP)
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