Patent Number: 6,170,114

Title: Liquid coating applicator

Abstract: A liquid coating applicator includes a support of a pad coupled to the support. The pad has a front side, a rear side and a lower arcuate convex surface between the front side and the rear side to spread coatings. Preferably, the support has at least one pad engaging surface configured to engage the pad and to support the pad in the arcuate convex cross-sectional shape. Preferably, the pad includes a backing configured for being removably coupled to the support, a substrate having a front arcuate side, a rear arcuate side and a lower surface between the front and rear sides and a flocking material coupled to the substrate. The backing and the substrate have the arcuate convex shape upon being coupled to the support.

Inventors: Woodnorth; Brian E. (Whitefish Bay, WI), Shehow; Kenneth L. (Milwaukee, WI), Biba; Scott I. (Mazomanie, WI), Sullivan; Scott P. (Madison, WI), Lindeman; William C. (Marshall, WI)

Assignee: Newell Operating Company

International Classification: B05C 17/00 (20060101); B05C 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018