Mechanism for moving a wiping/raising insert of a suction nozzle for a vacuum cleaner

  • US 7,797,793 B2
  • Filed: 05/31/2005
  • Issued: 09/21/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/28/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An improved mechanism for moving a wiping/raising insert of a suction nozzle for a vacuum cleaner, the suction nozzle comprising a base plate, said mechanism for moving the insert comprising:

  • an operating pedal;

    a frame configured to support the insert and to bring the insert from a first working position into a second rest position, said pedal being configured to rotate about a first axis of rotation and said frame being configured to rotate about a second axis of rotation;

    wherein said first axis of rotation and said second axis of rotation lie in a plane inclined at an angle ranging between 80° and

    100°

    with respect to a plane of the base plate, the plane of the base plate being a flat surface to be cleaned with the base plate rests on the flat surface to be cleaned; and

    wherein the pedal is connected to a first rotational shaft and said first rotational shaft comprises at least one projecting tongue, and preferably a pair of projecting tongues.

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