Patent Number: 7,610,781

Title: Drum type washing machine

Abstract: Disclosed herein is a drum type washing machine designed to continuously raise and drop wash water during washing operation to enhance washing efficiency. The drum type washing machine includes a tub to hold wash water, a rotational drum rotatably installed in the tub, and a water raising unit having a plurality of water pockets equipped in a rotating direction of the rotational drum to an inner rear side of the rotational drum to raise and drop the wash water when the rotational drum is rotated.

Inventors: Choi; Dong Hyun (Gunpo-si, KR), Hur; Woon Gu (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Won Seok (Suwon-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: D06F 37/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017