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Generated January 23, 2018

Shoe drying apparatus

Patent Number: 6,845,569

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The present invention provides a new and improved shoe drying apparatus that can dry washed and/or unwashed shoes in a short period of time by circulating ozone-containing air in the airtight interior of the apparatus and also deodorize and sanitize shoes by removing odor and bacteria from the shoes. The shoe drying apparatus comprises a housing having a front door, a first porous plate installed in the bottom interior of the housing, a sanitizing-deodorizing assembly for generating ozone-containing air (“mixed air”), a second porous plate installed in the top interior of the housing, a ventilating fan for dispersing the mixed air into the central interior of the housing, an intake fan for bringing back air present in the upper space of the second plate to the sanitizing-deodorizing assembly, a plurality of hollow main conduits extending vertically from the second plate to the first plate, a plurality of hollow auxiliary conduits extending horizontally from each main conduit, and a shoe-holding member on which a shoe is fixed for drying.
Patent Number: 6,845,569
Issue Date: 2005-01-25

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6,591,517 Shoe dryer
6,134,806 Bag with air distributor and ozone generator
6,085,436 Glove dryer attachment for boot dryers

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