Washing machine and washing equipment possessing local washing device

Application Number: 00107086
Application Date: 2000.04.28
Publication Number: 1271791
Publication Date: 2000.11.01
Priority Information: 1999/4/28 JP 121014/99; 1999/4/28 JP 121087/99; 1999/5/12 JP 130743/99; 1999/10/20 JP 297959/99; 1999/11/4 JP 313490/99
International: D06F7/04;D06F19/00
Applicant(s) Name: Sharp K. K.
Inventor(s) Name: Araitoru Shigeru;Takaki Shinya;Kichitawa Koshi
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: zheng jianhui
Abstract A washing machine has a partial washing apparatus, which has a supersonic resonator driven by an oscillator to generate supersonic vibration and a supersonic vibration horn. A washing liquid is fed to the partial washing apparatus so as to be agitated by supersonic waves and then fed to an article to be washed to achieve partial washing thereof. The partial washing apparatus is detachably fitted to the washing machine proper at approximately the center of the lid thereof. The partial washing apparatus may be used as a handy-type partial washing apparatus when held at the grip portion thereof.