TODAY’S PATENT – FLAT MOP HEAD FOR CLEANING FLOORS
The FLAT MOP HEAD FOR CLEANING FLOORS was invented by Franz Kresse (Hilden), Rainer Osberghaus (Duesseldorf) on 30th of March 1999, bearing the patent number US5887311A.
This invention relates generally to mop heads for cleaning floors, and more particularly to flat mop heads.
A flat mop head for cleaning floors includes a cover panel with structure fastening on its top surface and a highly absorbent material at least partially made of cotton and/or viscose in the central area on its bottom surface. The longitudinal sides of the cover panel are provided with a hem made of a textile rim which surrounds the edges of the cover panel. The cover panel consists of at least partially mixed yarns made of synthetic and natural fibers. The cover is wash-resistant and inexpensive to produce which may be used for both wet and dry-cleaning tasks, slides easily on the floor, and has high cleaning power for both water-soluble and solid soil.