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Joel A Luckman, Tremitchell L Wright: Method for fluid recovery in a semi-aqueous wash process. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton Green, Michael D Lafrenz, April 7, 2009: US07513004 (37 worldwide citation)

A method for fluid recovery in a semi-aqueous wash process including the steps of receiving semi-aqueous wash liquor from a wash container; pretreating the semi-aqueous wash liquor and separating it into aqueous-rich working fluid phase and non-aqueous working fluid phase, treating the aqueous-rich ...


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Tremitchell L Wright, Daniel C Conrad, Stephen David Krefman, Joel A Luckman, Richard A Sunshine, Andrew Leitert: Non-aqueous washing machine with modular construction. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton Green, Michael D Lafrenz, April 7, 2009: US07513132 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a non-aqueous washing machine, methods of using the machine, methods of washing, and recycling and modular components and subsystems thereof.


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Nyik Siong Wong, Raveendran Vaidhyanathan, Anthony H Hardaway, Joel A Luckman: Steam washing machine operation method having a dual speed spin pre-wash. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair P C, August 3, 2010: US07765628 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a washing machine having a tub with a drum rotatably mounted in the tub and configured to hold a fabric load comprises a pre-wash step; a heating step comprising introducing steam into at least one of the tub and the drum; and a washing step. The pre-wash step comprises recirc ...


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Richard A Sunshine, Lorraine L Achterberg, James William Kendall, Colleen Marie Doyle, Joel A Luckman: Modular laundry system with horizontally arranged cabinet module. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair P C, December 1, 2009: US07624600 (12 worldwide citation)

A modular laundry system comprises a first laundry appliance, a second laundry appliance horizontally or vertically arranged relative to the first laundry appliance, and a cabinet module horizontally arranged relative to the first and second laundry appliances.


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Richard A Sunshine, Lorraine L Achterberg, James William Kendall, Colleen Marie Doyle, Joel A Luckman: Modular laundry system with cabinet module. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair P C, November 17, 2009: US07617702 (11 worldwide citation)

A modular laundry system comprises first and second laundry appliances in one of a horizontal and vertical arrangement and a cabinet module. The cabinet module can be arranged relative to the first and second laundry appliances to form a configuration having a footprint with a width substantially eq ...


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Nyik Siong Wong, Raveendran Vaidhyanathan, Anthony H Hardaway, Joel A Luckman: Method of operating a washing machine using steam. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair P C, December 8, 2009: US07627920 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a washing machine having a tub with a drum rotatably mounted in the tub and configured to hold a fabric load and a liquid recirculation system configured to recirculate liquid from the tub to the drum comprises a pre-wash step; a heating step comprising introducing steam into ...


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Nyik Siong Wong, Raveendran Vaidhyanathan, Anthony H Hardaway, Joel A Luckman: Removal of scale and sludge in a steam generator of a fabric treatment appliance. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair P C, June 8, 2010: US07730568 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a fabric treatment appliance comprises a steam generation step and a steam generator cleaning step. In the steam generator cleaning step, a chamber of the steam generator can be flushed by introducing a volume of liquid into the chamber greater than the internal volume. The ste ...


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Michael S Hendrickson, Joel A Luckman, Richard A McCoy: Appliance with a service interface for communicating with a consumable holder. Whirlpool Corporation, McGarry Bair PC, Robert A Bacon, August 30, 2011: US08010211 (8 worldwide citation)

An appliance configured to perform a physical operation on an article, using a resource, includes a process control apparatus to control a cycle of the physical operation, and a service interface in communication with the process control apparatus and configured to receive a consumable holder. The s ...


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Tremitchell L Wright, Joel A Luckman: Multifunctioning method utilizing a two phase non-aqueous extraction process. Whirlpool Patents Company, November 27, 2007: US07300468 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of laundering a fabric load is disclosed including the steps of processing a fabric load in an aqueous-based working fluid, substantially replacing the aqueous-based working fluid with a non-aqueous working fluid of the type which extracts some of the aqueous-based working fluid from the fa ...