Vacuum cleaner with hair collection element

  • US 10,398,271 B2
  • Filed: 06/29/2017
  • Issued: 09/03/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/09/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vacuum cleaner comprising:

  • a base housing comprising a suction nozzle; and

    a hair collection assembly comprising;

    a hair collection element provided on an exterior of the base housing and comprising an elongated support having a plurality of projections depending from the support and arranged in a single row extending across the support; and

    a mounting assembly mounting the hair collection element on the exterior of the base housing, wherein the mounting assembly is moveably coupled to the base housing for movement of the hair collection element between a use position in which the plurality of projections are in contact with a surface to be cleaned, and a non-use position, in which the plurality of projections are spaced from the surface to be cleaned;

    wherein the plurality of projections extend at an angle in a rearward direction from the support to contact the surface to be cleaned at an angle in the use position.

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