Patent Number: 6,168,241

Title: Filament tape for cleaning and dental application

Abstract: A cleaning device and method of manufacture comprising (1) a cleaning tape element comprising a plurality of individual filaments such as bristles or fibers, the plurality of individual filaments each having (i) a cleaning tip disposed at a first end of the filament, and (ii) a second end, and (iii) means for maintaining the plurality of individual filaments in at least one, single filament-wide row, thereby forming a tape and (2) a base portion, the plurality of individual filaments coupled to the base portion adjacent their respective base ends.

Inventors: Zapanta; Edgardo G. (San Bruno, CA)

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International Classification: A46B 5/00 (20060101); A46B 5/06 (20060101); A46D 1/00 (20060101); A46D 1/04 (20060101); A46D 001/04 (); A46D 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018