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1. (WO2018183614) HEAD FOR AN ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT, ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH HEAD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/183614    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/025045
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A46D 1/00
A46B 9/04
Applicants: THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC
Inventors: TSCHOL, Armin
HEIL, Benedikt
SENTURK ANDERSSON, Aycan
VENZKE, Stephanie
Title: HEAD FOR AN ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT, ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH HEAD
Abstract:
A head (14) for an oral care implement (10) has a mounting surface (20) with a proximal end (41) and a distal end (40), the head (14) comprising at least one tuft of a first type (16) and at least one tuft of a second type (18). The at least one tuft of the first type (16) comprises filaments having a substantially circular cross-sectional area extending in a plane perpendicular to the longitudinal axis and an end-rounded free end, and the at least one tuft of the second type (18) comprises flagged filaments having split free ends. The at least one tuft of the first type (16) is arranged at the distal end (40), and the at least one tuft of the second type (18) is arranged at the proximal end (41) of the head (14).