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Pub. No.:    WO/2016/097671    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2015/052804
Publication Date: 23.06.2016 International Filing Date: 28.09.2015
A47L 9/19 (2006.01), A47L 9/30 (2006.01), A47L 7/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES CO. LTD. [CN/CN]; 28/F & 29/F Tower 2 Kowloon Commerce Centre 51 Kwai Cheong Road Kwai Chung, Hong Kong (CN).
MCGOVERN, Francis [GB/GB]; (GB) (UG only).
CARTER, Daniel William [GB/GB]; (GB) (UG only).
HOLMES, Darren David [GB/GB]; (GB) (UG only).
POUGHER, Simon Matthew [GB/GB]; (GB) (UG only)
Inventors: MCGOVERN, Francis; (GB).
CARTER, Daniel William; (GB).
HOLMES, Darren David; (GB).
POUGHER, Simon Matthew; (GB)
Agent: FORRESTERS; Rutland House 148 Edmund Street Birmingham West Midlands B3 2JA (GB)
Priority Data:
1422413.3 16.12.2014 GB
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A surface cleaning apparatus is described having a dirt collection chamber and a device for indicating to a user when the quantity of dirt contained within the chamber has reached a predetermined quantity, said device including a user viewable indicator which is capable of indicating that the chamber has reached said predetermined quantity in at least two orientations of the chamber. The user viewable indicator is preferably moveable relative to the chamber.
(FR)L’invention concerne un appareil de nettoyage de surface comprenant une chambre de recueil de poussière et un dispositif permettant d’indiquer à un utilisateur lorsque la quantité de poussière contenue à l'intérieur de la chambre a atteint une quantité prédéfinie, ledit dispositif comprenant un indicateur visible par l'utilisateur étant apte à indiquer que la chambre a atteint ladite quantité prédéfinie dans au moins deux orientations de la chambre. L'indicateur visible par l'utilisateur est, de préférence, mobile par rapport à la chambre.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JP, KE, KG, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)