06305046 is referenced by 121 patents and cites 86 patents.

A cleaning implement, such as a floor mop, is provided. The cleaning implement includes a handle and a cleaning head attached to the handle. The cleaning head has at least one attachment structure for receiving and retaining a sheet about the cleaning head. The attachment structure includes a base triangle and a plurality of substantially pie-shaped sections whose apexes meet at a substantially common point adjacent the base triangle. Two sides of the base triangle and two sides of each of the pie-shaped sections are defined by slits passing through the flexible material forming the attachment structure such that the base triangle and each of the pie-shaped sections can be deflected to receive the sheet.

Title
Cleaning implements having structures for retaining a sheet
Application Number
9/374714
Publication Number
6305046 (B1)
Application Date
August 13, 1999
Publication Date
October 23, 2001
Inventor
Michael Earl Hardy
Cincinnati
OH, US
Wilbur Cecil Strickland
Loveland
OH, US
Gary William Kingry
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Thibault Fayette
US
Jeffrey V Bamber
US
James C Vago
US
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A47L 13/254
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