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1. (WO2000018284) HAND WASHING AND DRYING APPARATUS AND SYSTEM INCLUDING WASTE DISPOSAL APPARATUS AND METHOD
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Pub. No.: WO/2000/018284 International Application No.: PCT/US1999/022417
Publication Date: 06.04.2000 International Filing Date: 28.09.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 28.04.2000
IPC:
A47K 10/46 (2006.01) ,A47K 10/48 (2006.01) ,A61B 19/00 (2006.01) ,E03C 1/266 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
K
SANITARY EQUIPMENT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; TOILET ACCESSORIES
10
Body-drying implements; Toilet paper; Holders therefor
24
Towel dispensers; Toilet-paper dispensers
32
Dispensers for paper towels or toilet-paper
46
with means for storing soiled towels
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
K
SANITARY EQUIPMENT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; TOILET ACCESSORIES
10
Body-drying implements; Toilet paper; Holders therefor
48
Drying by means of hot air
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
19
Instruments, implements or accessories for surgery or diagnosis not covered by any of the groups A61B1/-A61B18/149
E FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
03
WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE
C
DOMESTIC PLUMBING INSTALLATIONS FOR FRESH WATER OR WASTE WATER; SINKS
1
Domestic plumbing installations for fresh water or waste water; Sinks
12
Plumbing installations for waste water; Basins or fountains connected thereto; Sinks
26
Object-catching inserts or similar devices for waste pipes or outlets
266
Arrangement of disintegrating apparatus in waste pipes or outlets; Disintegrating apparatus specially adapted for installation in waste pipes or outlets
Applicants:
144 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP [US/US]; c/o Chardack, Mark 705 A Weed Street New Canaan, CT 06840, US
Inventors:
CHARDACK, William, M.; US
PFRETZSCHNER, Charles, A.; US
Agent:
WRIST, Christopher, Philip ; Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112-3801, US
Priority Data:
09/161,37128.09.1998US
09/362,21528.07.1999US
Title (EN) HAND WASHING AND DRYING APPARATUS AND SYSTEM INCLUDING WASTE DISPOSAL APPARATUS AND METHOD
(FR) APPAREIL DE LAVAGE ET DE SECHAGE DES MAINS ET SYSTEME COMPRENANT UN APPAREIL ET UN PROCEDE D'ELIMINATION DE DECHETS
Abstract:
(EN) A hand washing and drying apparatus (10) comprises a washing and drying chamber (12) including at least one access port (26) providing access for inserting at least one hand to be washed, a wash liquid dispenser (16) in fluid communication with the interior of the washing and drying chamber (12) for dispensing wash liquid within the washing and drying chamber (12), a blow dryer (36) in fluid communication with the interior of the washing and drying chamber (12) for providing a directed supply of drying air within the washing and drying chamber (12), a towel dispenser (38) in communication with the interior of the washing and drying chamber (12) for dispensing a towel (40), e.g., a disposable paper towel, within the chamber, and a waste disposal unit (22) for disintegrating a spent towel (40) dispensed from the towel dispenser (38) and exhausting disintegrated waste through a drain (35).
(FR) L'invention concerne un appareil (10) de lavage et de séchage des mains qui comporte une chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage des mains comprenant au moins un orifice d'accès permettant d'insérer au moins une main à laver, un distributeur (16) de liquide de lavage en communication de fluide avec l'intérieur de la chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage pour distribuer un liquide de lavage dans la chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage, un séchoir (36) à air en communication de fluide avec l'intérieur de la chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage pour assurer un apport direct d'air de séchage dans la chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage, un distributeur (38) d'essuie-mains communiquant avec l'intérieur de la chambre (12) de lavage et de séchage pour distribuer un essuie-mains (40), p. ex. un essuie-mains en papier jetable, dans la chambre, et une unité d'élimination de déchets (22) pour désintégrer un essuie-mains (40) utilisé provenant du distributeur (38) d'essuie-mains et évacuer les déchets désintégrés par un tuyau d'évacuation (35).
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP1124474EP1421888JP2002525149 CA2345704AU1999062698