Patent Number: 6,253,585

Title: Lint filter construction

Abstract: A lint filter construction 10 for use with the drain outlet 101 of a washing machine 100 wherein the construction 10 includes a filter body unit 11 comprising a sieve-like body member 20 fabricated from a sheet of plastic netting and having an upper portion 22 dimensioned to receive and be captively secured to the drain outlet 101 by a filter attachment unit 12 and further including an enlarged intermediate portion 23 and an enlarged lower portion 24; wherein, the lower portion 24 is further provided with a releasable sealing arrangement 40 for removing trapped lint directly from the bottom of the sieve-like body member 20.

Inventors: Wright; Joseph F (North Hills, PA)


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

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018