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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
134056000 Automatic controls 191
134198000 With spray or jet supplying and/or applying means 108
134940100 With plural means for supplying or applying different fluids at the same workstation 103
134166000 For work having hollows or passages 93
134105000 With heating, cooling or heat exchange means 84
134115000 Combined or convertible 82
134184000 With movable means to cause fluid motion (e.g., pump, splasher, agitator) 68
134137000 With means to movably mount or movably support the work or work support 67
134109000 With treating fluid purifying or separating means 59
134104200 With means for collecting escaping material 51
134172000 With movably or flexibly mounted spray or jet applying conduits or nozzles 41
134058000 Electrically controlled 39
134061000 Sequential work treating receptacles or stations with means to transfer work or fluid-applying devices 33
134123000 For vehicle or wheel form work 31
134093000 With solid agent dissolving or supplying means 15
134044000 Operating or controlling device engaged and moved by work or separate work holder 13
134133000 With work feeding and/or discharging means 12
134135000 With means to hold work holder in draining position above treating liquid 11
134113000 With alarm, signal, indicating, testing, inspecting, illuminating or display means 9
134117000 Movably mounted fluid-holding receptacles 9
134084000 Plural, separate, work treating or holding receptacles or stations; manual transfer type 9
134104100 Having self cleaning means 8
134201000 Miscellaneous 7
134182000 With non-impelling fluid deflector or baffle other than conduits or nozzles 5
20130074890DISHWASHER WITH SPRAY SYSTEM - A dishwasher includes a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber and a spraying system for supplying liquid to the treating chamber. The spraying system includes a sprayer having a body with an interior, a liquid passage provided in the interior, and a plurality of outlets extending through the body and in fluid communication with the liquid passage.03-28-2013
20130074889FLUID INLET FOR CONTROLLED FILLING OF A DISHWASHER - A fluid inlet housing for controlled filling of a dishwasher is provided. For example, a dishwasher comprising a tub for receiving dishware therein, a water conduit, and a fluid inlet housing is provided. The fluid inlet housing is in fluid communication with the tub and the water conduit. Additionally, the fluid inlet housing is configured to direct water from the water conduit into the tub. The fluid inlet housing comprises an inlet for receiving water from the water conduit and an outlet for directing water into the tub. The fluid inlet housing also comprises a first baffle positioned between the inlet and the outlet and configured to divide water flow from the inlet into divergent paths. Moreover, the fluid inlet housing further comprises a second baffle positioned between the first baffle and the outlet and configured to combine the divergent paths of water flow prior to flowing through the outlet.03-28-2013
20090260662SPLASH CURTAIN FOR CONVEYOR WAREWASHER - A conveyor warewasher includes splash curtains that function differently according to their orientation. The top connection part of the splash curtains and the connections mounted on the warewasher are designed to attach the curtain only when the curtain is hung in the proper orientation and not when the curtain is hung in reverse. A splash curtain for a warewasher includes functionally distinct front and rear sides. The arrangement of hook-receptive slots on the splash curtain is asymmetric so that the hook arrangement that they will receive differs when the curtain's orientation is reversed.10-22-2009
20120199169WATER-CONDUCTING HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - A water-conducting household machine, specifically a dishwasher, includes a compartment having a closable compartment opening, and at least one washing device for generating at least one water jet in the compartment. At least one baffle plate is disposed on an inner side of the compartment in at least one area of impact of the water jet and in such a way as to be vibration-free for noise reduction, particularly for noise damping and/or sound insulation.08-09-2012
20120199168APPARATUS FOR CLEANING A PAINTING TOOL - The present invention relates to an apparatus for cleaning a painting tool. The apparatus comprises an inlet for inflow of cleaning fluid, a first compartment in fluid communication with the inlet for buffering the cleaning fluid, a second compartment for insertion of a painting tool, where the second compartment is separated from the first compartment by a partition wall including one or more openings for the cleaning fluid buffered in the first compartment to pass through to the second compartment, and a dispersing element for dispersing at least a portion of the cleaning fluid passing through the one or more openings onto the painting tool.08-09-2012
134122000 For sheet, web, strand or bar form work, longitudinally traveling 5
20090050185Cleaning-in-place system - A cleaning-in-place system for use with an easily cleanable modular belt. The belt has modules with a body having a first opening formed between adjacent pairs of teeth. The opening extends toward the center of the sprocket to provide access to the hinge area, when the belt engages with the sprocket, for application of cleaning fluid.02-26-2009
20100200027LIQUID TREATMENT APPARATUS - Treatment apparatus has up-stream rollers 08-12-2010
20110017245METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WASHING TEMPORARY ROAD MATS - An apparatus for cleaning contaminants from a construction mat is described including a washing chamber and an automated conveyor assembly translating the construction mat into and out of the washing chamber. The washing chamber includes a plurality of elongated tines adapted to scrape debris from the was mat and a spray system direction cleansing liquid under pressure at the mat, and a closed loop water reclamation system for filtering and recycling cleansing liquid for reusing the spray system.01-27-2011
20100269868MANDREL BAR CLEANING FACILITY - It is an object of the present invention to provide a mandrel bar cleaning facility capable of effectively suppressing carburization generated on the inner surface of a pipe or tube while the pipe or tube is elongated and rolled without hindering an operation.10-28-2010
20090107530Sheet humidifying device and image forming apparatus provided therewith - A sheet humidifying device includes: a humidifier having a pair of humidifying rollers which form a nip by being in contact with each other and humidify a sheet that passes through the nip; and a water supply tray which stores water to be supplied to the humidifier, having a wall forming a chamber that stores the water, and a water outlet causing the water to overflow from the chamber, which is formed on the wall.04-30-2009
20090050185Cleaning-in-place system - A cleaning-in-place system for use with an easily cleanable modular belt. The belt has modules with a body having a first opening formed between adjacent pairs of teeth. The opening extends toward the center of the sprocket to provide access to the hinge area, when the belt engages with the sprocket, for application of cleaning fluid.02-26-2009
20100200027LIQUID TREATMENT APPARATUS - Treatment apparatus has up-stream rollers 08-12-2010
20110017245METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WASHING TEMPORARY ROAD MATS - An apparatus for cleaning contaminants from a construction mat is described including a washing chamber and an automated conveyor assembly translating the construction mat into and out of the washing chamber. The washing chamber includes a plurality of elongated tines adapted to scrape debris from the was mat and a spray system direction cleansing liquid under pressure at the mat, and a closed loop water reclamation system for filtering and recycling cleansing liquid for reusing the spray system.01-27-2011
20100269868MANDREL BAR CLEANING FACILITY - It is an object of the present invention to provide a mandrel bar cleaning facility capable of effectively suppressing carburization generated on the inner surface of a pipe or tube while the pipe or tube is elongated and rolled without hindering an operation.10-28-2010
20090107530Sheet humidifying device and image forming apparatus provided therewith - A sheet humidifying device includes: a humidifier having a pair of humidifying rollers which form a nip by being in contact with each other and humidify a sheet that passes through the nip; and a water supply tray which stores water to be supplied to the humidifier, having a wall forming a chamber that stores the water, and a water outlet causing the water to overflow from the chamber, which is formed on the wall.04-30-2009
134112000 With brake or clutch 3
20110120509WATER-BEARING DOMESTIC APPLIANCE - A water-bearing domestic appliance is provided which has an appliance element and an appliance component that is attached to the appliance element at a suspension point. The suspension point is disposed in a region of the center of gravity of the appliance component.05-26-2011
20080302398Parts Washing Machine - A parts washing machine comprising a housing defining washing chamber and having an opening associated with a closure which provides controlled access to the chamber through the opening, the chamber accommodating a basket adapted to support components to be cleaned, the basket being rotatable about a central upright axis, a drive associated with the basket to effect rotation of the basket, spray means adapted to direct a washing solution into the chamber, wherein the outer face of the side wall of the basket is generally smooth, a braking means adapted to engage the side wall of the basket to render the basket stationary.12-11-2008
20110303248Cleaning apparatus of semiconductor substrate and method of manufacturing semiconductor device - After a liquid chemical treatment is finished, in parallel with a washing away treatment and/or a drying treatment, by spraying from a nozzle for a cleaning liquid supplied by a cleaning line to an outer surface of a nozzle for a liquid chemical, crystals and the like of components of the liquid chemical adhered on the outer surface of the nozzle are removed. In the cleaning treatment, a spraying time of the cleaning liquid is five seconds to ten seconds. In addition, the components of the cleaning liquid is not specifically limited, however, since ammonium phosphate tends to be solved in purified water, if a liquid chemical containing ammonium phosphate is used, it is preferable to use purified water as the cleaning liquid. Depending on the components and the like of the liquid chemical, a solution that can solve the crystals and the like may be used in stead.12-15-2011
134124000 With endless belt work conveyer 3
20100031981TENSIONING DEVICE FOR A CONVEYOR DEVICE - A cleaning machine is provided, in particular a pass-through dishwasher, with a continuous conveyor belt for holding dishes, general containers or articles which are transported through the cleaning machine in the transportation direction, wherein a tensioning apparatus can be easily operated from above in the entry or exit region of the cleaning machine.02-11-2010
20100139715Cleaning Equipment and Cleaning Method - A cleaning equipment includes a moving module moving a wafer from a first position to a second position, and a cleaning module provided at a third position between the first and second positions and including a plurality of cells, each cell having one or more pairs of outlets and inlets, the outlets for discharging a chemical solution onto the wafer and the inlets for drawings the chemical solution from the wafer, in a movement path of the wafer. The plurality of cells are individually operated.06-10-2010
20130019909APPARATUS FOR TREATING SUBSTRATE - Embodiments of the present invention relates to an apparatus for treating a substrate, more particularly, to an apparatus for treating a substrate that is able to perform treating with respect to a predetermined surface of a substrate and to reduce usage of solution for the surface treating of the substrate. The present invention provides an apparatus for treating a substrate includes a plurality of transfer rollers configured to transfer a substrate and simultaneously to be rotated to wet a back surface of the substrate; a plurality of chemical solution supply tanks configured to receive the chemical solution therein, the plurality of the chemical solution supply tanks arranged under the plurality of the transfer rollers, respectively, with being spaced apart a predetermined distance from each other; a main tank configured to surround the plurality of the chemical solution supply tanks; and an exhaustion unit configured to suck and exhaust fume generated in the process of wetting the back surface with the chemical solution and liquid drops of the chemical solution.01-24-2013
134114000 With liquid seal 3
20090139551WINDOW CLEANING SYSTEM FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE - In the case of a window cleaning system for a motor vehicle, a washing fluid line (06-04-2009
20090084417WASH CHAMBER FOR AUTOMATED APPENDAGE-WASHING APPARATUS - A wash cylinder or chamber for an automated cleaning station to clean an object or a person's body part includes nozzles on the interior of the cylinder, the nozzles of one embodiment comprising an increasing roll angle providing a novel spray pattern. Additionally, embodiments of the invention include fluid guidance and conveyance structures, angled nozzles, sealing structures, finger guards, nozzle ribs, wash chamber seating mechanisms and drains, and nozzle inlays having a plurality of nozzles. Also disclosed are methods of washing an object or body part using a wash cylinder or chamber and methods of assembling a wash cylinder or chamber.04-02-2009
20090133725DISPENSER OF WASHING AGENTS FOR A HOUSEHOLD WASHING MACHINE, IN PARTICULAR A DISHWASHER - A device for dispensing washing agents (05-28-2009
134136000 Work holder in form of valved plunger 2
20090205687WASHING TUBE AND ENDOSCOPE WASHING AND DISINFECTING APPARATUS - A washing tube of the present invention is a washing tube for supplying a washing and disinfecting fluid to an endoscope conduit of an endoscope placed in an endoscope washing and disinfecting apparatus, includes: a tube body, one end of which is connected to fluid supply sections of the endoscope washing and disinfecting apparatus for sending a fluid, a connector section disposed at the other end of the tube body and loosely and detachably fitted to a base of the endoscope conduit, a sealing member that is provided inside the connector section and comes into close contact with the base to keep the base and the connector section connected in a watertight manner, a valve body that moves forward by a liquid sending pressure of the supplied fluid and a biasing member provided inside the connector section for biasing the valve body backward.08-20-2009
20100243008CLEANING SYSTEM FOR AN ELECTRIC SHAVER - A cleaning system for an electric shaver having a shaving head generally includes a housing having an interior space configured to retain cleaning fluid within the housing. The housing is further configured for supporting the shaver in a generally upright orientation with the shaving head disposed at least in part within the interior space of the housing. A displacement apparatus is disposed within the interior space of the housing and is selectively positionable within the housing between a first position in which the cleaning fluid within the housing defines a lower fluid level relative to the shaving head to be cleaned, and a second position in which the cleaning fluid defines a higher fluid level relative to the shaving head such that at the higher fluid level at least a portion of the shaving head of the shaver is submerged in the cleaning fluid within the housing.09-30-2010
134060000 With interstation fluid flow means 2
20110139191HYDRAULIC ACNE SUCTION CLEANSER - A hydraulic acne suction cleanser includes a suction head, a body connecting to an end connector of a shower duct or an adapter duct of an outlet of a faucet and a connection hose communicating the suction head and the body. The body includes a pressurized chamber, a suction port, a water discharge passage and a water intake passage. The pressurized chamber communicates with exterior space of the body through the suction port. The water discharge passage and water intake passage are extended respectively to form a converging orifice and an ejection orifice surrounded by the converging orifice in the pressurized chamber, and form respectively a water outlet and a water inlet on the body. The suction port has an opening directing towards the circumference of the converging orifice. The water inlet has external threads formed on the circumference corresponding to internal threads of the end connector or adapter duct.06-16-2011
20110155183Tile Cleanup Apparatus - The invention in one variation is a specialized tub-like apparatus for cleaning sponges. The apparatus is nestable and can be seated in the mouth of a bucket. The apparatus has a ribbed flat bottom, a flanged quasi-circuline tapered side wall contiguous with a pair of elevated shelves with level control holes that establish the water level and flow rate, and a garden hose fastening element that includes two wedged shaped holes that are orthogonal. There is an indentation with drain holes in the center bottom that disburses flow of the incoming water outwardly. The apparatus has a second inward deviation that provides an access port to the interior of the bucket. The access port is large enough to accommodate a drain line for the bucket and wiring. The bottom has several tapered legs with annular drain holes that enable the apparatus to drain dry.06-30-2011
134059000 With work assembling or disassembling means 1
20090194138Sponge Sanitizer - A sponge sanitizing apparatus for attachment to a shallow tray, basin, plate or similar fluid retaining structure used for receiving a sponge to be sanitized includes a sanitizing cartridge having a cannular body, a closed top, and a closed bottom. The cannular body defines at least one aperture therethrough proximate to the closed bottom. A sterilant is housed within the sanitizing cartridge. An attachment arm is affixed to the cannular body above the defined aperture for attaching the apparatus to the fluid retaining structure.08-06-2009
134043000 With relatively movable finder and orienter of apertures or passages in work 1
20120260955CONTAINER TREATMENT MACHINE AND METHOD OF TREATING CONTAINERS - A container treatment machine with at least one gripper, which can be compulsorily transported along a predetermined transport section for handling a preform or container during transport and/or acceptance and/or delivery, and including, at a holder retaining at least two gripper claws, at least one controllable electric or magnetic drive for the gripper claws, where the gripper claws can be moved relative to each other in opening and closing directions and at least between defined gripping and release positions, and where each gripper claw can be individually separately actuated by the drive in the opening and/or closing direction relative to another gripper claw of the gripper. Alternately, both gripper claws can be actuated together in the same direction.10-18-2012

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