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|1. (WO2017036277) LOCKING MECHANISM FOR INNER DRUM AND WASHING MACHINE|
|Applicants:||QINGDAO HAIER WASHING MACHINE CO.,LTD.
|Title:||LOCKING MECHANISM FOR INNER DRUM AND WASHING MACHINE|
Disclosed are a locking mechanism (300) for an inner drum (100) and a washing machine. The locking mechanism comprises a locking rod (302) capable of reciprocating along the axial direction, a slideway (304) for the motion of the locking rod and a driving unit for driving the locking rod to move, and also comprises a position switch (336), and a triggering structure for the position switch is arranged on the locking rod. The bottom of the inner drum of the washing machine is provided with a locking hole (301). After the locking rod extends into the locking hole and is locked in place, the triggering structure triggers the position switch, and the position switch sends a locked-in-place signal. After the locking rod retracts to be separated from the locking hole and retracts to be restored, the triggering structure triggers the position switch to send an unlocked-in-place signal, so that a master control board of the washing machine controls the washing machine to perform the next step of procedure. The position of the locking rod is applied to accurately judge whether the locking rod is locked in place or unlocked in place, judgement is accurate, and the structure is simple.