Patent Number: 6,305,043

Title: Paint applicator having extension-receiving adapter normally within pivotal handle

Abstract: A paint applicator (20) has a base (21), a handle (22) mounted on the base for pivotal movement between first and second angular positions in a plane substantially parallel to the surface being painted about a first axis (y-y), an adapter (23) mounted on the handle for pivotal movement between extended and retracted positions in a plane substantially perpendicular to such surface about a second axis (z-z), and a spring (24) acting between the base and adapter for urging the handle to move toward a null position intermediate the first and second positions and for urging the adapter to move toward its retracted position.

Inventors: Rosnak; Robert F. (Depew, NY)

Assignee: Newell Operating Company

International Classification: B05C 17/00 (20060101); B25G 3/30 (20060101); B25G 3/18 (20060101); B25G 3/38 (20060101); B25G 3/00 (20060101); B05C 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018