Mobile walk-behind sweeper

  • US 6,041,471 A
  • Filed: 04/09/1998
  • Issued: 03/28/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/09/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A mobile sweeper for cleaning dust and collecting garbage from surfaces, said sweeper comprising;

  • a motorized cart maneuverable by a human operator;

    a flow-through collection means supported on the cart for collecting garbage therein;

    suction inlet means located upstream of said collection means;

    a plurality of brushes mounted forwardly to said suction inlet means to clean and direct dust into the suction inlet means;

    a vacuum blower for creating air suction, said vacuum blower drawing garbage and dust via air suction through said suction inlet means and into said collection means, wherein the vacuum blower is positioned downstream of said collection means such that garbage does not enter the vacuum blower; and

    a filtration means located adjacent said collection means for filtering dust drawn into said collection means and to prevent dust from entering the vacuum blower.

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