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An autonomous floor cleaning robot includes a transport drive and control system arranged for autonomous movement of the robot over a floor for performing cleaning operations. The robot chassis carries a first cleaning zone comprising cleaning elements arranged to suction loose particulates up from the cleaning surface and a second cleaning zone comprising cleaning elements arraigned to apply a cleaning fluid onto the surface and to thereafter collect the cleaning fluid up from the surface after it has been used to clean the surface. The robot chassis carries a supply of cleaning fluid and a waste container for storing waste materials collected up from the cleaning surface.

Title
Autonomous surface cleaning robot for wet and dry cleaning
Application Number
11/835363
Publication Number
7761954 (B2)
Application Date
August 7, 2007
Publication Date
July 27, 2010
Inventor
Andrew Jones
Roslindale
MA, US
Nancy Dussault
Weymouth
MA, US
Paul Sandin
Brookline
MA, US
Scott Pratt
Cary
NC, US
Christopher J Morse
Malden
MA, US
Duane Gilbert
Goffstown
NH, US
Andrew Ziegler
Arlington
MA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
iRobot Corporation
MA, US
IPC
E01H 1/08
A47L 5/00
A47L 7/00
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