Patent Number: 6,253,405

Title: Hand held motorized cleaning apparatus with linear, orbital and/or dual motion

Abstract: A cleaning apparatus having a housing, a battery, a motor, an output drive shaft and a movable cleaning section. The connection between the drive shaft and the cleaning section provides linear reciprocating motion of a portion of the cleaning section. In another embodiment orbital motion is provided. In another embodiment rotational motion and linear motion are provided. In another embodiment the user can switch between two types of motion.

Inventors: Gutelius; Patrick N. (Monroe, CT), deBlois; Bryan P (Guilford, CT)

Assignee: Black & Decker, Inc.

International Classification: A46B 13/00 (20060101); B08B 1/00 (20060101); A46B 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018