Patent Number: 6,757,933

Title: Cyclone dust collecting apparatus and upright vacuum cleaner

Abstract: A cyclone dust collecting apparatus that includes a cyclone body that has an inflow passage and a outflow passage, and is removably connected with a cleaner body; a grill body that has a connection passage for being connected with the outflow passage; a shielding member removably connected with the grill body in order to shield a lower opening of the grill body; a dust collector removably connected with a lower part of the cyclone body in order to collect dust separated in the cyclone body; and a blocking member for preventing the dust collector from being connected with the cyclone body when the shielding member is not assembled at the grill body. Also, an upright vacuum cleaner which utilizes the apparatus.

Inventors: Oh; Jang-keun (Gwangju, KR), Park; Jung-seon (Gwangju, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Gwangju Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A47L 9/10 (20060101); A47L 9/16 (20060101); A47L 009/16 ()

Expiration Date: 07/02016