All in the head surface cleaning apparatus

  • US 10,022,027 B2
  • Filed: 08/18/2015
  • Issued: 07/17/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A surface cleaning apparatus comprising(a) a surface cleaning head comprising:

  • (i) a cleaning head interior bounded by a front end, a rear end, and first and second laterally opposed sidewalls;

    (ii) a lower surface having a primary dirty air inlet;

    (iii) a brush drive member drivingly connected to a moveable brushing member; and

    ,(iv) a cyclone at least partially positioned in the cleaning head interior, the cyclone comprising a cyclone chamber, the cyclone chamber having a longitudinal cyclone axis;

    (b) a suction motor;

    (c) a drive handle drivingly connected to the surface cleaning head; and

    ,(d) an above floor cleaning wand, a flexible hose and an auxiliary dirty air inlet,wherein the surface cleaning apparatus is useable in a floor cleaning mode in which the drive handle is drivingly connected to the surface cleaning head and air enters the surface cleaning apparatus via the primary dirty air inlet of the surface cleaning head and an above floor cleaning mode wherein the above floor cleaning wand is connected in air flow communication with the suction motor and air enters the surface cleaning apparatus via the auxiliary dirty air inlet.

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