Patent Number: 6,253,584

Title: Washing machine having a device for filtering dirt in washing water

Abstract: Disclosed is a washing machine having a device (30) for filtering dirt in washing water. The device has a drawing pipe (31) connected to a tub (21) for accommodating laundry and water, a pump (33) for drawing the water in the tub into the drawing pipe, a cylinder (35) for receiving the water supplied from the drawing pipe, a rotating blade for generating a water-flow vortex in the cylinder, and a return pipe (37) for returning the water in which dirt has been filtered into the tub. The device can filter the dirt in the water effectively, and need not be cleaned frequently.

Inventors: Shin; Jeong Soo (Suwon, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018