TODAY’S PATENT – APPARATUS FOR CLEANING ROLLS
The Raw Apparatus for cleaning rolls was inventedRiley S. Whitt (Spartanburg, SC), William L. Bridges (Lynn, NC), Marshall L. Johnson (Spartanburg, SC) on the 3rd of November, 1992, bearing patent number US5159734A.
The present invention relates to an apparatus for cleaning rolls comprising a plurality of cylindrical brushes that are rotated by a combination of sheaves and belts or their equivalent, which are powered by some form of a motor and uses a solvent to remove debris, such as residual fiber affixed to the rolls. It is an advantage of this invention to be able to clean a roll quickly. It is another advantage of this invention to be able to clean a roll thoroughly. Yet another advantage of this invention is that it can clean multiple rolls simultaneously. Still another advantage of this invention is that a roll can be cleaned with relative ease and minimal amount of processing steps.