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Hirak Chanda
Hirak Chanda, Michael L Jackemeyer, Christoph J Miller, James A Oskins, Andre Petronilho, Robert A Scheitlin, Jon D Strait, Matthew S Wasson: Laundry treating appliance with load amount detection. Whirlpool Corporation, December 23, 2014: US08914930 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus determines a load size of a laundry load located in a laundry treating appliance having a drum defining a treatment chamber that is rotated by a motor based on a given amount of energy applied to the motor, and a measurement of coast time after the given amount of energy is re ...


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Hirak Chanda
Hirak Chanda, Michael L Jackmeyer, James A Oskins, Jon D Strait: Laundry treating appliance with automatic pump shutoff. Whirlpool Corporation, August 25, 2015: US09115459

A laundry treating appliance having a pump, such as a drain pump, with an automatic shutoff, and a method for controlling the shut off of the pump.


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Hirak Chanda
Hirak Chanda, Michael L Jackemeyer, James A Oskins, Jon D Strait: Laundry treating appliance with automatic pump shutoff. Whirlpool Corporation, October 13, 2011: US20110247145-A1

A laundry treating appliance having a pump, such as a drain pump, with an automatic shutoff, and a method for controlling the shut off of the pump.


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Hirak Chanda
Hirak Chanda, Michael L Jackemeyer, Christoph J Miller, James A Oskins, Andre Petronilho, Robert A Scheitlin, Jon D Strait, Matthew S Wasson: Laundry treating appliance with load amount detection. Whirlpool Corporation, October 13, 2011: US20110247148-A1

A method and apparatus determines a load size of a laundry load located in a laundry treating appliance having a drum defining a treatment chamber that is rotated by a motor based on a given amount of energy applied to the motor, and a measurement of coast time after the given amount of energy is re ...


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Douglas S Clark, Jon D Strait, Vicki A Rogers, Inho Andy Shin, Lisa Hood: Auger agitator assembly. Maytag Corporation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, July 4, 2006: US07069752 (11 worldwide citation)

An agitator assembly includes an agitator body and an auger body mounted on the upper end of the agitator body. There are at least three separate helical flighting segments on the auger body. Bearings are provided at the upper end of the auger body and at the lower end of the auger body. At least on ...


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David W Carr, Joseph L Moulton, Dale E Mueller, Jon D Strait: Laundry treating appliance impeller. Whirlpool Corporation, August 25, 2015: US09115452 (3 worldwide citation)

A laundry treating appliance may include a drum and an impeller. The impeller may have a raised center, a bottom plate, a transition region between the bottom plate and the raised center, a center post extending upward from the raised center, and a plurality of radial protrusions extending along the ...


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Darryl C Bodine, David W Carr, Dale E Mueller, Basak Oguz, Jon D Strait: Clothes mover for an automatic washer. Whirlpool Corporation, January 31, 2017: US09556549 (1 worldwide citation)

A washing machine for treating laundry comprising a basket rotatable about a first rotational axis, having a peripheral side wall extending upwardly from a bottom wall to at least partially define a treating chamber; a clothes mover proximate the bottom wall, having a base with a centrally located h ...


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Lauren M Lalonde, Donald R Miller, James C Miller, Brenner M Sharp, Jon D Strait, Dean L Tietz, Nyik Siong Wong: Foreign object trap for an automatic washer. Whirlpool Corporation, Clifton G Green, McGarry Bair PC, August 27, 2013: US08516859 (1 worldwide citation)

An automatic washing machine having a tub defining an interior, a sump in fluid communication with the interior of the tub, a wash basket located within the interior of the tub and defining a laundry treating space, and a foreign object trap located in a portion of the wash basket that defines a for ...


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Darryl C Bodine, David W Carr, Dale E Mueller, Basak Oguz, Jon D Strait: Clothes mover for an automatic washer. Whirlpool Corporation, March 27, 2018: US09926658

A washing machine for treating laundry comprising a basket rotatable about a first rotational axis, having a peripheral side wall extending upwardly from a bottom wall to at least partially define a treating chamber; a clothes mover proximate the bottom wall, having a base with a centrally located h ...


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Hirak Chanda, Kaustav Ghosh, Andrew J Leitert, Karl David McAllister, Amy L Rapson, Jon D Strait, Yingqin Yuan: Method of determining fabric type of a laundry load in a laundry treating appliance. Whirlpool Corporation, January 26, 2016: US09243987

A method of determining a fabric type for a laundry load can include comparing the density of the laundry load in a first wetted state, which may be a dry state or a partially saturated state, to the density of the laundry load in a second wetted state, which may be a partially saturated, fully satu ...