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PINCHOFF HELICAL BRUSH CLEANER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023095D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An improved brush cleaning design is provided which utilizes brush elements I having a helical design, as shown in Fig~ ure 1, wherein the bristles are arranged in the form of a helix along the core 3 of the brush. Two helical brushes 1 are arranged parallel to each other, as in Figure 2, and are placed in contact with the surface to be cleaned and then continues to rotate toward the other brush, The two brushes deliver the particles to a vacuum system 4 conutunicating therewith. Flicker bars 5 are provided in order to aid in removal of the particles from the brushes, The two brushes 1 are placed close enough together so that the brushes inter~ with each other, The brushes are self~cleaningdue to the