Vacuum cleaner
A vacuum cleaner is a device that uses an air pump to create a partial vacuum to suck up dust and dirt, usually from floors, and optionally from other surfaces as well. The dirt is collected by either...
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Wire brush
A wire brush is a tool, consisting of a handle, usually wood or plastic, occasionally bone, and a brush. The brush is usually made from a large number of steel wire bristles. The steel used is general...
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Besom broom
Besom is a dialectal or historical word for what is now known as a broom, a household implement used for sweeping. The term "besom" is now mostly reserved for a "traditionally constructed" broom, made...
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Floor buffer
A floor buffer or rotary floor machine is an electrical floor scrubber that is used to clean and maintain non-carpeted floors, such as hardwood, marble, tile or linoleum. It is also known as a floor p...
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Truckmount Carpet Cleaner
A truckmount carpet cleaner is a carpet and upholstery cleaning unit that is generally mounted to the floor of a van or trailer. Its cleaning method is hot water extraction. The operator would park th...
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Melamine foam
Melamine foam is a foam-like material consisting of a formaldehyde-melamine-sodium bisulfite copolymer.The foam is manufactured in Germany by BASF under the name "Basotect". It has been used for over ...
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Mop
A mop (such as a floor mop) is a mass or bundle of coarse strings or yarn, etc., or a piece of cloth, sponge, or other absorbent material, attached to a pole or stick. It is used to soak up liquid, fo...
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Silent butler
A silent butler, sometimes called an ash butler, is a small container, often of base metal, sometimes silver or silverplate, with a handle and hinged cover, used for collecting ashes or crumbs. They w...
Brush
A brush is a tool with bristles, wire or other filaments, used for cleaning, grooming hair, make up, painting, surface finishing and for many other purposes. It is one of the most basic and versat...
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David T. Kenney
David T. Kenney (April 3, 1866 - May 26?, 1922) was an inventor with nine patents, granted between 1903 and 1913, applicable to both machine-driven and manual vacuum cleaners, dominated the vacuum cl...
Strigil
The strigil is a tool for the cleansing of the body by scraping off dirt, perspiration, and oil that was applied before bathing. In Ancient Greek and Roman cultures the strigil was primarily of use to...
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Floor scrubbers
Floor scrubber is a floor cleaning device. It can be simple tools such as floor mops and floor brushes, or in a form of walk-behind or ride-on machines to clean larger floor areas by injecting water w...
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Needlegun scaler
A needlegun scaler, needle scaler or needle-gun is a tool used to remove rust, mill scale, and old paint from metal surfaces. The tool is used in metalwork applications as diverse as home repair, aut...
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Stan Kann
Stan Kann (December 9, 1924 – September 29, 2008) received national recognition in the 1960s when he was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show and daytime television talk shows, showcasing his collecti...
Magnetic water treatment
Magnetic water treatment (also known as anti-scale magnetic treatment or AMT) is a controversial method of supposedly reducing the effects of hard water by passing it through a magnetic field, as a no...
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Carpet beater
A carpet beater or carpetbeater (also referred to as a rug beater or rugbeater, mattenklopper, carpet whip, rug whip, clothes-beater, dust beater or dustbeater, carpet duster, wicker slapper, rug dust...
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Swiffer
Swiffer is a line of cleaning products by Procter & Gamble. Introduced in 1999, the brand uses the "razor-and-blades" business model; whereby the consumer purchases the handle assembly at a low pr...
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List of Dyson products
Dyson is a British-based company and manufacturer of bagless vacuum cleaners – that use cyclonic separation, bladeless fans and brushless electric motors – heatless hand dryers and bladeless fans/heat...
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Dry-ice blasting
Dry ice-blasting is a form of abrasive blasting, where dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide, is accelerated in a pressurized air stream and directed at a surface in order to clean it.The method i...
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Washing machine
A washing machine (laundry machine, clothes washer, or washer) is a machine used to wash laundry, such as clothing and sheets. The term is mostly applied to machines that use water as opposed to dry...
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Hydraulically activated pipeline pigging
Hydraulically activated pipeline pigging (HAPP) is a pigging technology applied for pipeline cleaning. The basic principle is that a pressure drop is created over a by-passable pig held back against a...
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Sonic soot blowers
Sonic soot blowers offer a cost-effective and non-destructive means of preventing ash and particulate build-up within the power generation industry. They use high energy – low frequency sound waves th...
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Squeegee
A squeegee, squilgee or sometimes squimjim, is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface. It is used for cleaning and in printing.The ori...
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Pipe drift
Pipe drift is a measure of the roundness or eccentricity of the inside wall of a pipe. "API drift" refers to primary specifications set forth in API Specification 5CT (ISO 11960), "Specification for ...
Wash rack
A wash rack is a partly enclosed platform that is used to wash vehicles, heavy equipment, tools, and parts by removing dirt, grime, chemicals, invasive species, and other contaminants with a pressure ...
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Turk's head brush
A Turk's head brush is a type of cleaning brush where the bristles are arranged covering the end of the stem as a half-sphere, so that the end of the stem does not come into direct contact with the su...
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David Oreck
David Irving Oreck (born September 17, 1923) is an American entrepreneur, business salesman, and lecturer. He is the founder and marketer of the Oreck Corporation, manufacturers of vacuum cleaners an...
Acoustic cleaning
Acoustic cleaning is a maintenance method used in material-handling and storage systems that handle bulk granular or particulate materials, such as grain elevators, to remove the buildup of material o...
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