Vacuum cleaner with all components in floor traveling head

  • US 5,765,258 A
  • Filed: 08/29/1997
  • Issued: 06/16/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/11/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A vacuum cleaner having a floor traveling head and an elongated handle pivotably connected to the head, the head having wheels to travel along a floor, a vacuum and collection system, and a rotatable brush, said vacuum and collection system and said rotatable brush comprising working components of said vacuum cleaner, further comprising:

  • said collection system comprising a cup, said head including an upper wall having means forming an opening therein, said cup being mounted within said opening of said head and being removable from said head solely through said opening, a rear wall of said cup being formed by a detachable filter; and

    all of said working components of the vacuum cleaner are located in the floor traveling head and the handle has no working components thereon, wherein the vacuum and collection system includes a switch, an impeller, and an impeller drive motor electrically connected to said impeller through said switch.

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