All in the head surface cleaning apparatus

  • US 9,883,781 B2
  • Filed: 12/17/2014
  • Issued: 02/06/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An all in the head surface cleaning apparatus comprising:

  • (a) a surface cleaning head comprising;

    (i) a front end, a rear end, first and second laterally opposed sidewalls;

    (ii) a cyclone assembly comprising a carry handle, a cyclone chamber and a dirt collection chamber, the carry handle having a hand grip portion, the cyclone chamber having a longitudinal cyclone axis, a cyclone assembly air inlet port and a cyclone assembly air outlet port, wherein the cyclone assembly is moveable from a cleaning position to a cyclone assembly removal position in which the cyclone assembly is solely supported by the surface cleaning apparatus; and

    ,(iii) a suction motor having a suction motor air inlet and a suction motor axis; and

    (b) an upper portion moveably mounted to the surface cleaning head between a storage position and a floor cleaning position, the upper portion comprising a drive handlewherein, when the cyclone assembly is moved to the removal position, the hand grip portion is positioned spaced from the cyclone assembly in the absence of any reconfiguration of the carry handle by a user.

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