Removing hair from a surface

  • US 7,998,277 B2
  • Filed: 12/18/2008
  • Issued: 08/16/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/09/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of removing hair from a surface laden with hair, comprising:

  • moving a hair collection element along the surface in a first direction to collect hair;

    depositing the collected hair at a first location;

    gliding the hair collection element along the surface in a second direction away from the first location; and

    removing the collected hair from the first location by suctioning the collected hair;

    wherein the moving step comprises applying pressure to the surface using the hair removal element and the gliding step comprises relieving pressure applied by the hair collection element on the surface so that collection of hair in the second direction is substantially avoided.

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