06651290 is referenced by 68 patents and cites 34 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
10/216117
Publication Number
6651290 (B2)
Application Date
August 9, 2002
Publication Date
November 25, 2003
Inventor
Michael Earl Hardy
Cincinnati
OH, US
Wilbur Cecil Strickland
Loveland
OH, US
Gary William Kingry
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Steven W Miller
US
Kim William Zerby
US
Thibault Fayette
US
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A47L 13/254
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