US 9,809,914 B2
Clothes treatment apparatus
Hyun Mook Kim, Osan-si (KR); Amitoj Singh, Haryana (IN); and Sung Ah Kim, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Filed on Jul. 17, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/334,276.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2013-0084671 (KR), filed on Jul. 18, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0020556 A1, Jan. 22, 2015
Int. Cl. D06F 39/00 (2006.01); D06F 29/00 (2006.01); D06F 58/10 (2006.01); D06F 58/20 (2006.01)
CPC D06F 29/005 (2013.01) [D06F 39/008 (2013.01); D06F 58/10 (2013.01); D06F 58/203 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A clothes treatment apparatus comprising:
a washing apparatus comprising a cabinet having an opening formed at a top side thereof, a door configured to open and close the opening, a fixed tub provided in the cabinet to store wash water and a rotary tub rotatably provided in the fixed tub to accommodate laundry therein, to perform a washing process; and
a drying apparatus comprising:
a drying chamber provided on a front side of the cabinet to accommodate laundry,
an inlet port located in the cabinet and having one end open to the washing apparatus or an outside of the washing apparatus to input air,
an air passage allowing the input air to the drying chamber, and
an opening/closing part to open or close the drying chamber, the opening/closing part having a rotational axis perpendicular to a rotational axis of the door.