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Title:
WASHING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/107905
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A washing machine according to the present invention comprises: an outer tub in which water is contained; an inner tub which rotates inside the outer tub around a perpendicular axis, and which has a first opening formed through the bottom thereof; a motor for providing rotation power; a dewatering shaft rotated by the motor; and a hub for supporting the inner tub from below. The hub comprises: a connection boss, the center of which is connected to the dewatering shaft; multiple spokes extending outward from the connection boss along the radial direction, a second opening being formed between adjacent spokes so as to overlap with the first opening; and an annular flange which connects outer ends of the multiple spokes, and which is coupled to the bottom of the inner tub. The multiple spokes comprise at least one first spoke having a bottom surface facing the bottom of the outer tub, the entire area of the bottom surface being planar.

Inventors:
BYEON SANGDEOG (KR)
CHANG HOON (KR)
Application Number:
PCT/KR2018/014799
Publication Date:
June 06, 2019
Filing Date:
November 28, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC (KR)
International Classes:
D06F37/26; D06F37/12; D06F37/24; D06F39/10; D06F39/12
Foreign References:
KR20160123599A2016-10-26
KR20110025563A2011-03-10
KR20120027819A2012-03-22
KR20170057962A2017-05-26
JP2010022871A2010-02-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, Byung Chang (KR)
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