EP3357393A3 - Autonomous cleaner - Google Patents

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EP3357393A3
EP3357393A3 EP18157403.9A EP18157403A EP3357393A3 EP 3357393 A3 EP3357393 A3 EP 3357393A3 EP 18157403 A EP18157403 A EP 18157403A EP 3357393 A3 EP3357393 A3 EP 3357393A3
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Prior art keywords
dust container
cavity
dust
cleaner
autonomous cleaner
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EP18157403.9A
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP3357393A2 (en
Inventor
Magnus WENNERSTRÖM
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Electrolux AB
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Electrolux AB
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Priority to EP18157403.9A priority Critical patent/EP3357393A3/en
Priority to PCT/EP2013/077657 priority patent/WO2015090437A1/en
Priority to EP13819032.7A priority patent/EP3082538B1/en
Publication of EP3357393A2 publication Critical patent/EP3357393A2/en
Publication of EP3357393A3 publication Critical patent/EP3357393A3/en
Application status is Pending legal-status Critical

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L11/00Machines for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L11/24Floor-sweeping machines, motor-driven
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L11/00Machines for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L11/40Parts or details of machines not provided for in groups A47L11/02 - A47L11/38, or not restricted to one of these groups, e.g. handles, arrangements of switches, skirts, buffers, levers
    • A47L11/4011Regulation of the cleaning machine by electric means; Control systems and remote control systems therefor
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L11/00Machines for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L11/40Parts or details of machines not provided for in groups A47L11/02 - A47L11/38, or not restricted to one of these groups, e.g. handles, arrangements of switches, skirts, buffers, levers
    • A47L11/4013Contaminants collecting devices, i.e. hoppers, tanks or the like
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L11/00Machines for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L11/40Parts or details of machines not provided for in groups A47L11/02 - A47L11/38, or not restricted to one of these groups, e.g. handles, arrangements of switches, skirts, buffers, levers
    • A47L11/4036Parts or details of the surface treating tools
    • A47L11/4041Roll shaped surface treating tools
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L9/00Details or accessories of suction cleaners, e.g. mechanical means for controlling the suction or for effecting pulsating action; Storing devices specially adapted to suction cleaners or parts thereof; Carrying-vehicles specially adapted for suction cleaners
    • A47L9/10Filters; Dust separators; Dust removal; Automatic exchange of filters
    • A47L9/14Bags or the like; Rigid filtering receptacles; Attachment of, or closures for, bags or receptacles
    • A47L9/1409Rigid filtering receptacles
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L2201/00Robotic cleaning machines, i.e. with automatic control of the travelling movement or the cleaning operation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L2201/00Robotic cleaning machines, i.e. with automatic control of the travelling movement or the cleaning operation
    • A47L2201/04Automatic control of the travelling movement; Automatic obstacle detection

Abstract

The present invention relates to an autonomous cleaner (10) comprising a cleaner body (11) in which a cavity (90) is defined; and a dust container (25) removably fitted in the cavity (90), said dust container (25) comprising an air and debris inlet (27), an air outlet (28) for admitting an air flow through the dust container (25), said dust container (25) comprises a dust compartment for the debris, wherein the cleaner body has a wider forward (13) than aft end (14).
EP18157403.9A 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner Pending EP3357393A3 (en)

Priority Applications (3)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
EP18157403.9A EP3357393A3 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner
PCT/EP2013/077657 WO2015090437A1 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner
EP13819032.7A EP3082538B1 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner

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EP18157403.9A EP3357393A3 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner

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EP13819032.7A Division EP3082538B1 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner

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EP3357393A2 EP3357393A2 (en) 2018-08-08
EP3357393A3 true EP3357393A3 (en) 2018-12-12

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EP13819032.7A Active EP3082538B1 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner
EP18157403.9A Pending EP3357393A3 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner

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EP13819032.7A Active EP3082538B1 (en) 2013-12-20 2013-12-20 Autonomous cleaner

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US (1) US20160302637A1 (en)
EP (2) EP3082538B1 (en)
JP (1) JP2016540549A (en)
KR (1) KR20160100980A (en)
CN (1) CN105813527A (en)
ES (1) ES2669595T3 (en)
WO (1) WO2015090437A1 (en)

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WO2003024292A2 (en) * 2001-09-14 2003-03-27 Vorwerk & Co. Interholding Gmbh Automatically displaceable floor-type dust collector and combination of said collector and a base station
JP2009500741A (en) * 2005-07-08 2009-01-08 アクティエボラゲット エレクトロラックス Robot cleaning device
US20080276407A1 (en) * 2007-05-09 2008-11-13 Irobot Corporation Compact Autonomous Coverage Robot
USD593265S1 (en) * 2008-12-02 2009-05-26 Bissell Homecare, Inc. Robotic vacuum cleaner
JP2013247986A (en) * 2012-05-30 2013-12-12 Mitsubishi Electric Corp Self-propelled cleaner

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EP3082538B1 (en) 2018-02-21
ES2669595T3 (en) 2018-05-28
JP2016540549A (en) 2016-12-28
US20160302637A1 (en) 2016-10-20
EP3082538A1 (en) 2016-10-26
WO2015090437A1 (en) 2015-06-25
CN105813527A (en) 2016-07-27
KR20160100980A (en) 2016-08-24
EP3357393A2 (en) 2018-08-08

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