Patent Number: 7,762,107

Title: Counterweight for washing machine tub

Abstract: Counterweight, connectable to a washing machine tub (2), comprising an hollow shell (3) of U-shaped cross-section for containing a concrete ballast mass (4) poured therein, said shell (3) is integrally provided in one piece with two foldable members (5) adapted to close enlarged lower portions (6) of said shell (4) in order to encapsulate said concrete ballast mass (4).

Inventors: Valent; Lucio (Pordenone, IT), Poloni; Fabio (San Vito al Tagliamento, IT)

Assignee: Electrolux Home Products Corporation N.V.

International Classification: D06F 29/00 (20060101); D06F 35/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018