US 11,653,737 B1
Hair care appliance
Colby Jackson Higgins, Randolph, MA (US); Adam Udy, Eastbourne (GB); Stephen Murphy, Watertown, MA (US); Stephan James Godden, Woking (GB); Richard Mathias, Wellesley, MA (US); and Nicholas James Sardar, London (GB)
Assigned to SharkNinja Operating LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed by SharkNinja Operating LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed on May 5, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/737,518.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/279,041, filed on Nov. 12, 2021.
Int. Cl. A45D 20/12 (2006.01)
CPC A45D 20/122 (2013.01) [A45D 2020/128 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A hair care appliance, comprising:
a housing including a handle having an inlet, a body coupled to the handle and having an outlet, and a fluid flow path through the housing between the inlet and the outlet, the body being movable between a straight configuration in which the body extends along a longitudinal axis of the handle, and a bent configuration in which the body extends along an axis transverse to the longitudinal axis of the handle; and
a fan assembly disposed within the housing and configured to generate a flow of fluid at a flow rate from the inlet along the fluid flow path to the outlet, wherein the flow rate in the bent configuration is no more than 11 percent less than the flow rate in the straight configuration.