Handheld surface cleaning apparatus

  • US 10,702,113 B2
  • Filed: 07/06/2017
  • Issued: 07/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/06/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A hand vacuum cleaner having a handle, a front end, a rear end, an upper end, a lower end and first and second laterally spaced apart sides and comprising:

  • (a) an air flow path extending from a dirty air inlet to a clean air outlet, the dirty air inlet is provided at the front end of the hand vacuum cleaner;

    (b) a cyclone assembly positioned in the air flow path and having a cyclone assembly air inlet, a cyclone assembly air outlet, a cyclone chamber, a dirt collection region and a cyclone axis of rotation;

    (c) a pre-motor filter downstream of the cyclone chamber;

    (d) a suction motor positioned in the air flow path upstream of the clean air outlet, the suction motor is positioned in a suction motor housing; and

    ,(e) a battery pack comprising a first row of batteries wherein a longitudinal axis extends through the first row of batteries, the longitudinal axis intersects at least three batteries of the first row of batteries and is oriented generally vertically,wherein, the first row of batteries is positioned exterior to the handle and exterior to the suction motor housing, andwherein, at least a portion of the battery pack is positioned rearward of the dirt collection region and at least a portion of the battery pack is positioned directly underneath at least a portion of one or both of the cyclone assembly and the pre-motor filter.

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