05679067 is referenced by 76 patents and cites 75 patents.

A molded abrasive brush having a backing with a plurality of bristles extending therefrom. The backing and bristles are preferably integrally molded. The brush is molded from a moldable polymer such a thermoset polymer, thermoplastic polymer, or thermoplastic elastomer. The moldable polymer includes a plurality of organic or inorganic abrasive particles interspersed throughout at least the bristles, and can be interspersed throughout the brush. The moldable brush can include an attaching means molded integrally with the backing. Also disclosed is a method of making a molded abrasive brush and a method of refining a workpiece surface with a molded abrasive brush.

Title
Molded abrasive brush
Application Number
8/431910
Publication Number
5679067
Application Date
April 28, 1995
Publication Date
October 21, 1997
Inventor
David C Roeker
Hudson
WI, US
Richard M Pihl
Cottage Grove
MN, US
Scott M Mevissen
White Bear Lake
MN, US
Lawrence J Mann
Lake Elmo
MN, US
David E Johnson
Ames
IA, US
Agent
James J Trussell
Walter N Kirn
Gary L Griswold
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
B24D 5/06
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