Vacuum cleaner with integrated water filter

  • US 20080092327A1
  • Filed: 10/11/2007
  • Published: 04/24/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/18/2006
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A vacuum cleaner device comprising a container having a top, a bottom, at least one side wall, an inlet for contaminated air, an outlet for clean air, a vacuum motor, a dry filter at the outlet, water having an upper surface at the bottom of the container, and a filter shroud having a top, said filter shroud comprising an air barrier at the top, an arcuate outer wall containing a gap, and a coaxial arcuate inner wall so positioned that incoming air will contact the water, proceed around the inner surface of the inner wall, make a 180°

  • turn and proceed through a channel between the inner wall and the outer wall to exit at the gap in the outer wall, proceed upwardly to the dry filter, and exit the device through the outlet.

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