Cleaning members for cleaning areas near walls used in floor cleaner

  • US 5,794,297 A
  • Filed: 03/29/1995
  • Issued: 08/18/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/31/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A plurality of cleaning members for cleaning areas near walls and fitted to a floor cleaner that stirs up dust and the like on a surface of a floor by means of a rotary member mounted on a main body casing of the floor cleaner, thereby to receive and contain the dust and the like thus stirred up in dust collecting chambers,each of said cleaning members comprising:

  • a mounting section for mounting the cleaning member onto said main body casing; and

    a plate extending downwardly from said mounting section and having a top edge joined to said mounting section,the mounting section and the plate being integrally molded from a soft and flexible material;

    wherein said cleaning members are located on said main body casing so that at least one of said downwardly extending plates thereof extends along a direction perpendicular to a moving direction of said floor cleaner, and said downwardly extending plate includes an overhang along the direction perpendicular to the moving direction of said floor cleaner and projecting outwardly from said main body casing, and a protruding portion protruding downwardly from a lower end of said overhang.

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