05829090 is referenced by 32 patents and cites 59 patents.

A vacuum cleaner with a removable collection module. The module has a combined collection assembly and filter element. The collection assembly has a one-piece frame and a cover attached to an open rear end of the frame. The filter element is permanently attached to the cover on an interior side. The cover has ribs that space the filter element from a rear side of the cover and form an air flow space between the filter element and the cover. The cover is mounted on a flange of the frame with a frictional air-tight connection.

Title
Vacuum cleaner with combined filter element and collection unit
Application Number
584650
Publication Number
5829090
Application Date
July 14, 1997
Publication Date
November 3, 1998
Inventor
Anthony J Abbott
Easley
SC, US
Anthony Brooks Rorke
Guilford
CT, US
M Anthony Melito
E. Haven
CT, US
Agent
Barry E Deutsch
Assignee
Black & Decker
DE, US
IPC
A47L 9/20
A47L 9/10
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