Patents by Inventor Benfu Xing

Benfu Xing has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210148030
    Abstract: Laundry treating equipment comprises a first laundry treating apparatus and a drying system. The first laundry treating apparatus includes a first laundry treating drum. The drying system includes a driving apparatus driving the first laundry treating drum to rotate, a drying component used for producing a drying airflow, and a drying airflow circulating apparatus being driven by the driving apparatus. The drying airflow circulating apparatus is used for delivering the drying airflow into the first laundry treating drum. The driving apparatus is connected to the first laundry treating drum via a clutch apparatus so as to selectively rotate with the first laundry treating drum. With the described structure provided, the laundry treating equipment allows a drying drum to rotate or be stationary via the clutch apparatus, thus facilitating the sharing of the drying system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peishi LV, Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Jinkai WANG, Jihui PAN, Yuanyuan CHANG
  • Publication number: 20210148029
    Abstract: A clothing treating device, including a clothes dryer, a washing machine, and a drying system. The drying system includes a switching apparatus, and the drying system may generate drying air flow. The drying air flow may be selectively delivered to the clothes dryer or the washing machine by means of switching the state of the switching apparatus. Therefore, the clothing treating device may dry clothing within the clothes dryer and the washing machine by way of the drying system, thereby improving user experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peishi LV, Wenwei LI, Jinkai WANG, Benfu XING, Jihui PAN, Yuanyuan CHANG
  • Publication number: 20210131021
    Abstract: The present invention belongs to the field of laundry processing devices, and in particular relates to a supporting component and a laundry processing device provided with the supporting component. The supporting component is configured to support a drum component of the laundry processing device, and includes first supporting pieces and second supporting pieces, wherein the second supporting pieces support the drum component in a contacting manner, the first supporting pieces and the drum component are arranged at intervals, and at least one of the first supporting pieces is arranged above the drum component. The present invention has the beneficial effect that through setting first supporting pieces above the drum component, when the drum component performs upward eccentric movement, the first supporting pieces above the drum component support the drum component in a contacting manner, to correct the deviation of the drum component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: Qingdao Haier Drum Washing Machine Co., Ltd., Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shaolei YI, Zhiwei ZHAO, Benfu XING, Wenwei LI, Leilei AI
  • Publication number: 20210115616
    Abstract: A clothing processing device comprises a driving motor, a drying fan, a driven wheel and a drying drum, a first output end of the driving motor is connected with the drying fan, a second output end drives the driven wheel, the driven wheel drives the drying drum to rotate through a belt, the driven wheel is installed on the driving motor in a swinging manner through a rocker arm. A clutch device drives the rocker arm to rotate to a position at which the driven wheel and the belt are engaged with or separated from each other and are kept fixed. The clutch device is applied to a clothing processing device provided with a washing drum and a drying drum, which is beneficial for switching between the washing drum and the drying drum for drying separately when the washing drum and the drying drum use the same drying system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Jihui PAN, Benfu XING, Xinhua ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20210087741
    Abstract: A shell structure of a clothing treating device comprises a rear U-shaped plate, the rear U-shaped plate being bent at two vertical lines to form a left side wall, a right side wall and a rear side wall of a shell, with a cross section being U-shaped. The left side wall and the right side wall are respectively provided with at least one handle part, and the rear U-shaped plate is provided with an air vent communicating with an inside of the shell. As a result, the shell structure of a machine body of the clothing treating device is simplified, the strength is improved, and the assembly efficiency is improved. Also, an air duct arranged in the clothing treating device communicates with the air vent, so that the purpose of exchanging air with the outside through the air vent is realized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Xinhua ZHANG, Shaolei YI, Tong YU
  • Publication number: 20210079586
    Abstract: A laundry treatment equipment includes a cleaning device for cleaning a lint filtration device, and a control system adjusts a connection relation between the lint filtration device and the laundry treatment equipment according to the operating state of the laundry treatment equipment and/or the operating state of the cleaning devices. A vibration detection device or a position detection device are provided to detect a vibration state or a position state of the lint filtration device during the operation of the equipment, so that the control system can obtain vibration information or position information of the lint filtration device at every moment, and data support is provided for other applications. Through the laundry treatment equipment, a user can install and remove the lint filtration device and know the lint clearing condition more flexibly and conveniently with the cooperation of the control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Xinhua ZHANG, Rongshuai CAI, Tong YU
  • Publication number: 20210054961
    Abstract: A frame of a laundry treatment apparatus includes a spring bearing beam, which includes a body with a strip-shape, a first connection structure is disposed on an upper side of the body, a second connection structure is disposed on a lower side of the body, and the body is fixedly connected with a reinforcing member arranged on the frame via the first connection structure and/or the second connection structure. Preferably, the first connection structure and the second connection structure are symmetrically disposed on the upper side and the lower side of the body. A left side and a right side of the spring bearing beam are used interchangeably, and in an actual assembly process, there is no need to differentiate between the left and the right positions of the spring bearing beam, and only a back side and a front side of the bearing beam need differentiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Benfu XING, Zhiwei ZHAO, Shaolei YI, Leilei AI, Wenwei LI
  • Publication number: 20210047769
    Abstract: A clothing treating device comprises first and second clothing treating drums which are arranged in longitudinal order. A frame comprises a lower frame configured to place the second clothing treating drum. An upper frame is mounted on a top of the lower frame, and is configured to mount the first clothing treating drum. By setting the upper frame and lower frame independent from each other, an objective of replacing and repairing parts of the frame may be achieved. The first clothing treating drum and the second clothing treating drum are respectively mounted in corresponding parts of the frame in order to realize a modular management of the device, and a device with only the second clothing treating drum and a device with both the first and second clothing treating drums may be produced on the same production line, thereby improving modularity of the device and reducing production cost.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xinhua ZHANG, Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Shaolei YI, Zhiwei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20210047771
    Abstract: A clothing treating device comprises a first clothing treating bucket, a second clothing treating bucket and an air duct, wherein an air inlet end of the air duct respectively communicates with a first air inlet of the first clothing treating bucket and a second air inlet of the second clothing treating bucket through an air duct conversion device at the air inlet end, and the air duct conversion device at the air outlet end of the air duct respectively communicates with a first air outlet of the first clothing treating bucket and the second air outlet of the second clothing treating bucket. Through respectively arranging an air duct conversion device at two ends of the air duct, a single air duct can provide a circulating air flow for drying clothes to the first clothing treating bucket or the second clothing treating bucket, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Leilei AI, Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Shaolei YI, Zhiwei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20210040674
    Abstract: An air duct conversion device comprises an air duct baffle installed on the air duct in a manner of capable of relatively rotating; an output shaft of a motor is connected with the air duct baffle through a linkage mechanism, to drive the air duct baffle to rotate around the shaft through the linkage mechanism in the rotating process of the output shaft of the motor, such that the air duct baffle switches to move between a first position and a second position. Through the above setting, under the driving of the linkage mechanism, the air duct baffle in the air duct correspondingly swings and rotates along with the rotation of the output shaft of the motor, to control the corresponding opening and closing of different openings in the air duct, to achieve the purpose of controlling the reversal of direction of the air flow in the air duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Leilei AI, Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Shaolei YI, Zhiwei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20210040665
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a laundry treatment apparatus, comprises a framework and a shell arranged on the framework, the shell comprises a front plate provided with a clothes delivery opening, the front plate is a whole plate-shaped structure covering the front surface of the laundry treatment apparatus, an upper edge of the front plate is bent downwards to form a first mounting surface, and atop of the front plate is fixed on the framework through the first mounting surface. The front plate is an integrally formed integral plate-shaped structure covering the front surface of the laundry treatment apparatus, so that the laundry treatment apparatus has an integral whole appearance. The front plate and the framework are stably fixed into a whole, and gaps are prevented from being formed in the front, the back and two sides of the front plate of the laundry treatment apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAlER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Zhiwei ZHAO, Benfu XING, Shaolei YI, Leilei AI, Jihui PAN
  • Publication number: 20200362504
    Abstract: A door hinge, and a laundry treatment device provided with the door hinge, includes a hinge mount, a hinge shaft and a rotating arm, a side of the rotating arm is provided with a wire passing groove, the rotating arm further includes a fixing clip, and a cavity structure is formed by the fixing clip and the wire passing groove for allowing wire to pass. On the basis of the prior art, a wire passing structure of the door hinge is added, wiring of an energization component of the laundry treatment device with the door hinge can be facilitated, wires can be hidden by the wire passing structure, space is saved, and the attractiveness is improved; the wires are not liable to be worn or broken since the wires are placed in the groove; and all parts of the rotating arm can be disassembled for easy maintenance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Jinkai WANG, Rongshuai CAI, Shaolei YI
  • Publication number: 20200354880
    Abstract: A clothes dryer has a front support and a filter apparatus. The front support includes a drying air duct having an air outlet that communicates with a circulation air duct arranged inside the clothes dryer. An air inlet of the drying air duct communicates with a clothes treating chamber of the clothes dryer. The filter apparatus is inserted into and mounted in the air duct from the air inlet and covers the whole cross section of the drying air duct. The entire filter apparatus can be accommodated and mounted in the internal space of the front support, so that the area of the filter apparatus blocking thread scraps is increased, and the filtering efficiency is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., HAIER SMART HOME CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Jinkai WANG, Jihui PAN, Leilei AI, Zhiwei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20200270794
    Abstract: A laundry treatment apparatus includes a first laundry treatment drum and a second laundry treatment drum disposed up and down, and a front panel located in front of the first laundry treatment drum and the second laundry treatment drum and covering the first laundry treatment drum and the second laundry treatment drum. A first door and a second door are disposed on the front panel up and down. A control panel assembly is disposed on at least one of the first door and the second door. According to the characteristics of a twin-drum laundry treatment apparatus, the control panel assembly is disposed on the first door higher, which is convenient for the user to view the screen of the control panel assembly and further facilitates the user to input control instruction from the control panel. The structural design is more suitable for the twin-drum laundry treatment apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Jun WU, Yubao WANG, Jinkai WANG
  • Publication number: 20190368098
    Abstract: An integrated laundry care machine and an operating method thereof. The integrated laundry care machine comprises a housing (1), and a washing system (2) and a care system (3) disposed in the housing (1). A collapsible support plate (4) is disposed between the washing system (2) and the care system (3). After being expanded, the support plate (4) can be ascended or descended along a height direction of the integrated laundry care machine. The support plate (4) is provided to hold clothes taken out from the washing system (2), and transfer, towards the care system (3), the clothes taken out from the washing system (2), facilitating an increase in operating efficiency of transferring clothes from the washing system (2) to the care system (3), and reducing labor intensity. Moreover, the support plate can catch clothes dropping from the washing system (2) or the care system (3) when taking out the clothes, preventing clothes from dropping on the ground.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Peishi LV, Wenwei LI, Benfu XING, Xuguang YANG, Jinkai WANG, Yuanyuan CHANG
  • Patent number: D851844
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: QINGDAO HAIER DRUM WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi Kong, Benchang Qiao, Wenwei Li, Benfu Xing, Haitao Zhu, Jinkai Wang, Rongshuai Cai