Patent Number: 6,167,733

Title: Drum type washing machine having a pump integrally formed with a filter

Abstract: A drum type washing machine having a pump integrally formed with a filter. The drum type washing machine has a body, an outer tub disposed in the body for receiving a washing liquid therein, a drum formed at a side wall thereof with a plurality of discharging holes and disposed in the outer tub for receiving articles to be washed, a pump assembly which sprays the washing liquid onto the articles by circulating the washing liquid discharged from a lower portion of the outer tub to an upper portion of the outer tub, removes impurities from the washing liquid while a washing cycle is being carried out and drains the washing liquid out of the washing machine after the washing cycle is finished. The pump assembly has a pump, a filter installed at one side of the pump and a spraying nozzle assembly disposed above the drum.

Inventors: Lee; Sang Dae (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Daewoo Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: D06F 39/00 (20060101); D06F 39/08 (20060101); D06F 39/10 (20060101); D06F 021/04 (); D06F 039/10 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018