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Title:
AQUACULTURE CAGE SCREEN AND CLEANING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/126359
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The device includes a screen cleaning brush with multiple fibers or cleaning fingers made from a flexible material with a hook and barb shape. The hook is designed to trap the screen strand as it passes and rotates on a flexible arm to clean the adjacent and opposite side of the strand and then flexes to release the strand. The instant invention has a unique propulsion system and navigation system that enables automatic navigation of the cleaning apparatus on the screen of the aquaculture cage. Alternative the screen cleaning can be performed with a frame having fins to assist in the directional placement of the cleaning fingers against a submersed screen.

Inventors:
LINDGREN, Peter, B. (2615 N.E. 5th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL, 33064, US)
Application Number:
US2013/026777
Publication Date:
February 06, 2014
Filing Date:
February 20, 2013
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Assignee:
LINDGREN, Peter, B. (2615 N.E. 5th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL, 33064, US)
International Classes:
A46D1/00; A01K61/00; A01K75/00; A46B13/00; A46B13/02; B08B1/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2012142364A22012-10-18
Foreign References:
JPS5662188U1981-05-26
JPH08228641A1996-09-10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SLAVIN, Michael, A. (McHale & Slavin, P.A.2855 PGA Boulevar, Palm Beach Gardens FL, 33410, US)
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