A dishwasher pump apparatus includes a liquid pump member, a motor operably connected to the liquid pump member and a cooling fan configured to cool the motor. The cooling fan includes an outer fan housing. Example dishwasher pump apparatus can further include an outer sound absorbing layer at least partially encapsulating at least one of an outer motor housing and the outer fan housing. Further examples, the outer fan housing can include an exhaust portion defining an exhaust path. An inner sound absorbing layer can line an inner area of the exhaust portion.

Title
Dishwasher pump apparatus with a sound absorbing layer
Application Number
11/694439
Publication Number
20080236638
Application Date
March 30, 2007
Publication Date
October 2, 2008
Inventor
Jeffrey E Nelson
Kinston
NC, US
John C Bragg
Goldsboro
NC, US
Agent
Pearne & Gordon
OH, US
Assignee
Electrolux Home Products
OH, US
IPC
F04D 25/02
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