Patent Number: 7,421,758

Title: Upright vacuum cleaner with swing brush

Abstract: Disclosed herein is an upright vacuum cleaner with a swing brush. The upright vacuum cleaner comprises an upright cleaner body having a suction nozzle, a drive unit mounted in the cleaner body for moving the cleaner body forward or rearward, a grip unit slidably mounted to the upper end of the cleaner body, the grip unit having a sensor for sensing a sliding direction of the grip unit, a control unit for controlling the drive unit to be operated, such that the cleaner body is moved forward or rearward, based on information sensed by the sensor, a movement converting unit for converting a rotating movement of the drive unit to an angular reciprocating movement, and a swing brush connected to the movement converting unit for performing the angular reciprocating movement. The swing brush is mounted in a suction nozzle of the cleaner body while being in contact with the floor.

Inventors: Kim; Sang-young (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Lim; Jun-young (Incheon, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: A47L 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-09-09 0:00:00