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1. (WO2017156524) DUAL SCRUBBER VEHICLE TREATMENT BRUSH ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156524    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/022066
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 14 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60S 3/04
Applicants: WASHME PROPERTIES, L.L.C.
Inventors: BELANGER, Michael, J.
KOTRYCH, Jerry, A.
TOGNETTI, David, L.
Title: DUAL SCRUBBER VEHICLE TREATMENT BRUSH ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A rotary brush assembly (10) for use in a vehicle wash system, including a base portion (20), a linkage portion (22) in rotational communication with the base portion and a treatment portion (24) moveable between a first position extended into the vehicle treatment area for engagement with an exterior of a vehicle and a second position retracted from a vehicle treatment area, The treatment portion includes a brush assembly configured to rotate about all axis of rotation (A). The brush assembly has a backing member (110), a plurality of media elements (112) secured to the backing member, and a plurality of spray nozzles (104) encapsulated within the plurality of media elements, A plurality of pockets (120) formed on the brush assembly where none of the first plurality of media elements are disposed. The plurality of spray nozzles being disposed at an angle to direct separate streams of high pressure fluid away from the axis of rotation and through the area of the pockets such that the separate streams are substantially not obstructed by any of the plurality of media elements.