Brush with removable plates of tines

  • US 7,059,006 B1
  • Filed: 02/24/2003
  • Issued: 06/13/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/24/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A brush having removable tines comprising:

  • a plurality of interconnected plates each having a manifold connected to a plurality of tines, the plates adapted to be stacked to form layers;

    a handle including an attachment mechanism adapted to allow the plates to be attached and removed from the handle, wherein the attachment mechanism comprises a first retaining member having a detent lug, the first retaining member is connected to the handle;

    a second retaining member pivotally connected to the handle; and

    a sleeve surrounding the handle and adapted to be positioned around the first and second retaining members;

    wherein the plurality of plates is formed from a single unitary piece of polymeric material.

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