A molding process and a mold for manufacturing a toothbrush of plastic material with a resistant inner core, is disclosed. It is provided to manufacture a resistant inner core, and to introduce it into a mold cavity having opposite footprints belonging to a lower half-mold and an upper half-mold and to subsequently inject molten plastic …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Eligio Ponzini
Assignees (initial): Ponzini S.p.A. (Lazzate (Milan), IT
Agents: Young & Thompson (attorney)

The application was examined by Lee D Wilson (USPTO dept. 3723), Shantese McDonald


  • 1. An anchorless method for manufacturing a toothbrush, comprising the steps of: …
  • 2. The method as claimed in claim 1 , wherein said protection membrane (30) is in the shape …
  • 3. The method as claimed in claim 2 , wherein said protection membrane (30) has an adhesive …

International priority data

IT: MI2008A0447 / Mar. 17, 2008 (national)
IT: MI2008A0014 / Jan. 7, 2008 (national)

Cited documents


  • Pavone US 2003/0131433 A1, Jul. 1, 2003
  • Chung US 2011/0225758 A1 / 15/167.1, Sep. 1, 2011
  • Kramer US 6464920 B1, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Reed US 4691405 A, Sep. 1, 1987
  • Sakurai et al. US 8297710 B2 / 300/21, Oct. 1, 2012
  • Kraemer US 2007/0006410 A1 / 15/167.1, Jan. 1, 2007

Brief Description of the Drawings

Further features and advantages of the method, of the mould and of the toothbrush according to the invention will be in any case more evident from the following detailed description …


Field of the Invention

The present invention refers to a process for manufacturing a toothbrush and a bristle head thereof, as well as to the mould for such …

Detailed Description of Some Preferred Embodiments

In the following, reference will be made, in an exemplary way, to a toothbrush comprising a metal core, but it is understood that the core might also be made of other …

More details about Method for Manufacturing a Toothbrush and a Bristle Head Thereof, Toothbrush Obtained by Said Method and Mould for Such Method

Miscellaneous patent data

20 figures depict the invention details, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, the invention is titled Method for Manufacturing a Toothbrush and a Bristle Head Thereof, Toothbrush Obtained by Said Method and Mould for Such Method, particularly claims an anchorless method for manufacturing a toothbrush, comprising the steps of…, the exemplary claims include number 1, the grant number is 08690263 (publication number), the recorded inventor's name is Eligio Ponzini, the recorded agent's company name - Young & Thompson, the grant publication date is Apr. 8, 2014, the drawings include the following: Perspective view of the semi-finished, Method for Manufacturing a Toothbrush, Perspective view of a lower, top plan, side elevation, bottom, illustrated by 10 drawings, claims 1-11 comprise the invention scope, the assignee organization is Ponzini S.p.A., located in Lazzate (Milan) (IT), the application number is 13/738,440 (U.S.), the application was published on Jan. 10, 2013, the primary classification Processes has been designated to the document, the application was examined by Lee D Wilson, the assistant Shantese McDonald (3723 USPTO department), similar classification categories are Devices for preparing quills for use as carriers for bristles, Tuft setting, Vibrating devices for arranging bristles, Machines for finishing brushes, Mop-Making Machines, Nailing and stapling, Machines or apparatus for cutting bristles, fixing the bristles between wires, tapes, or the like, Tuft feeding and setting, Brush and Broom Trimming, developed by Eligio Ponzini.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Processes, Drawn work, Machines for inserting or fixing bristles in bodies, Tooth or nail brush. The designated search classifications include Tooth or nail brush, Drawn work, Processes.

Patent details
Publication number 08690263
Publication date Apr. 8, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/738,440
Application date Jan. 10, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 300/21
Total number of claims 11
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 10
Number of figures 20
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