US20020092109A1 - Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies - Google Patents

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US20020092109A1
US20020092109A1 US09/965,789 US96578901A US2002092109A1 US 20020092109 A1 US20020092109 A1 US 20020092109A1 US 96578901 A US96578901 A US 96578901A US 2002092109 A1 US2002092109 A1 US 2002092109A1
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Mark Edwards
Robert Brown
Truman Troutner
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US09/092,092 US6096151A (en) 1998-06-05 1998-06-05 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles
US09/455,308 US6351868B1 (en) 1998-06-05 1999-12-06 Bristle sub-assemblies having parallel pairs of bristles; and methods
US09/965,789 US20020092109A1 (en) 1998-06-05 2001-09-28 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies

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US09/965,789 US20020092109A1 (en) 1998-06-05 2001-09-28 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies
CA002458469A CA2458469A1 (en) 2001-09-28 2002-09-25 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies
CNA028191390A CN1561417A (zh) 2001-09-28 2002-09-25 用于制造硬毛部件的方法和设备
KR10-2004-7004571A KR20040041636A (ko) 2001-09-28 2002-09-25 모 부조립체의 제조 방법 및 장치
JP2003532750A JP2005504896A (ja) 2001-09-28 2002-09-25 剛毛サブアセンブリの製造方法および装置
PCT/US2002/030433 WO2003029544A1 (en) 2001-09-28 2002-09-25 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies

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US20100115725A1 (en) * 2006-11-16 2010-05-13 Best Whasung Co., Ltd. Manufacturing method of needle-shaped bristles having short taper length and a toothbrush by same manufacturing method
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US8332982B2 (en) 2004-04-23 2012-12-18 The Gillette Company Vibrating toothbrush
US20100115725A1 (en) * 2006-11-16 2010-05-13 Best Whasung Co., Ltd. Manufacturing method of needle-shaped bristles having short taper length and a toothbrush by same manufacturing method
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