07712182 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 225 patents.

Electrical components and vacuums. In some aspects, the invention provides an electrical component including a housing defining a passageway, a motor supported by the housing, the motor being selectively electrically connectable with a power source, a fan connected to the motor and operable to generate an airflow through the passageway, an electrical circuit supported by the housing, the electrical circuit being selectively electrically connectable with the power source, and a power-tool battery electrically connectable with the electrical circuit such that power is selectively transferred between the battery and the electrical circuit, the battery being connectable to the housing. In some aspects, the invention provides a vacuum.

Title
Air flow-producing device, such as a vacuum cleaner or a blower
Application Number
10/898437
Publication Number
7712182 (B2)
Application Date
July 23, 2004
Publication Date
May 11, 2010
Inventor
Melissa A Ottens Rendon
Waukesha
WI, US
Scott D Bublitz
Hartland
WI, US
Jonathan A Zick
Waukesha
WI, US
David A Selby
Oconomowoc
WI, US
Jeffrey M Zeiler
Delafield
WI, US
Agent
Michael Best & Friedrich
Assignee
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
WI, US
IPC
A47L 9/10
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