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Title:
GRINDING APPARATUS WITH SPLASH PROTECTOR AND IMPROVED FLUID DELIVERY SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2004078412
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A glass grinding apparatus (2) includes a base (4), a support grid (6) mounted on the base (4) to carry a work piece for grinding, a fluid holder (24) disposed below the support grid (6), a drive shaft (30) for rotating a grinding bit (8) above the support grid (6), a power source (32) for rotating the drive shaft (30), a fluid applicator (14) for applying irrigation fluid to a grinding bit (8) mounted on the drive shaft (30), and a splash protector (16) adapted for connection to the grinding apparatus (2) adjacent to the drive shaft (30) to trap irrigation fluid and grinding debris sludge that are spun off from the grinding bit (8) as it is rotated during grinding operations. The fluid applicator (14) is formed as a fluid transfer brush (40) that wicks irrigation fluid from the fluid holder to the grinding bit.

Inventors:
HACIKYAN MICHAEL (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2004/007041
Publication Date:
December 22, 2005
Filing Date:
March 05, 2004
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TECHNIGLASS CORP (US)
HACIKYAN MICHAEL (US)
International Classes:
B24B9/08; B24B9/14; B24B27/02; B24B55/02; B24B57/02; (IPC1-7): B24B23/00; B24B55/02; B24B55/04
Foreign References:
US4516357A1985-05-14
US5549509A1996-08-27
US4551948A1985-11-12
US5345726A1994-09-13
US6416394B12002-07-09
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