Patent Number: 6,254,710

Title: Method and apparatus for making a paint roller

Abstract: A method and apparatus for making reusable paint. rollers comprised of a core formed from thermoplastic material. The thermoplastic material is formed into a core about a stationary mandril. An adhesive is then applied to the core whereupon a cover is bonded thereto. In a first embodiment the core is formed by winding a plurality of thermoplastic strips about the mandril. In a second embodiment the core is formed by applying liquefied thermoplastic material to a driven belt which transfers the thermoplastic material to the mandril.

Inventors: Sekar; Chandr (Baldwin, NY)

Assignee: Chandra Sekar

International Classification: B05C 17/02 (20060101); B29C 53/82 (20060101); B29C 63/10 (20060101); B29C 53/00 (20060101); B29C 63/02 (20060101); B29D 31/00 (20060101); B32B 031/02 (); B32B 031/18 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018