Surface scrubber with rotating pad

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8167510
APP PUB NO 20080205965A1
SERIAL NO

12035676

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Abstract

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A cleaning device includes an integral fluid dispenser therein that serves to dispense a fluid into the scrubbing pad of the device to improve the cleaning effectiveness of the device. The device includes a main body with a cleaning pad attached to one side thereof, an internal motorized assembly for rotating the cleaning pad upon depressing a button provided on a side of the main body and a fluid storage region that contains a cleaning fluid. A metered dosing pump is used to dispense a measured amount of fluid from the fluid storage region to cleaning pad upon actuation by the user. Further, the dispensing action and the rotation of the pad may be controlled by the same button or by separate buttons.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Sealed Air Corporation (US)SADDLE BROOK, NJ238

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
LaFlamme, Roger J Enfield, US 25 190
Warner, Jim F Westfield, US 45 924

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 2011/0008,096 LIQUID DISPENSER 1 2010
* 8926210 Glass and window cleaning apparatus 2 2011
* 2011/0185,533 Glass and Window Cleaning Apparatus 0 2011
D672092 Sonic bath scrubber 0 2012
 
HOME SKINOVATIONS LTD. (1)
* 9603432 Cosmetics applicator 0 2015
 
GOJO INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
* 9717375 Push pad dispenser 0 2014
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