Patent Number: 6,305,843

Title: Reusable clothes dryer lint collection mitt and method of manufacture

Abstract: A reusable device, and a method of manufacture, for fast, efficient, fingernail preserving, and neat removal of accumulated lint from clothes dryer filters. The device comprises a mitt and an attached storage pouch having upper and lower ends that can be independently manipulated for the addition and removal of lint. The devices also comprise magnets for attachment of the pouch to a dryer so that it remains conveniently accessible for use. The mitt preferably has two thumbs for interchangeable right-handed and left-handed use. Applications may include, but are not limited to, use by homeowners and cleaning services to facilitate the repetitive task of removing accumulated lint from clothes dryer lint filters needed to promote safe use of clothes dryers in homes, school dormitories, apartment complexes, and other residence facilities, as well as in laundromats, other commercial cleaning establishments, hotel laundries, hospital laundries, and the laundry facilities of uniform rental services.

Inventors: Helmer; Lisa Dawn (Bradenton, FL)


International Classification: B65D 33/00 (20060101); B65D 81/00 (20060101); B65D 81/36 (20060101); B65D 033/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018