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1. (WO2013117245) A DRUM ASSEMBLY FOR A WASHING MACHINE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/117245    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2012/058378
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Tue May 08 01:59:59 CEST 2012
IPC: D06F 37/02
D06F 37/26
Applicants: ELECTROLUX LAUNDRY SYSTEMS FRANCE SNC
NOCUS, Patrice
Inventors: NOCUS, Patrice
Title: A DRUM ASSEMBLY FOR A WASHING MACHINE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME
Abstract:
The main object of the invention is a drum assembly (1) for a washing machine comprising : - at least one piece of a basic drum part (2a, 2b) for receiving items to be washed, comprising or defining at least one opening (6a, 6b), - at least one framework (3a, 3b) comprising one drum opening (O1, O2) intended to face said at least one opening (6a, 6b) for access inside said basic drum part (2a, 2b), - at least one piece of a flange (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d) intended to be located at least partly at a lateral periphery of said at least one piece of a basic drum part (2a, 2b), characterized by the fact that at least one of said at least one piece of a basic drum part (2a, 2b) and said at least one piece of a flange (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d) extends only partly circumferentially.