Cleaning Cards with Waffletechnology® Granted a US Patent

Patented product quickly removes dirt and other contaminates in equipment found throughout all industries

Jun 18, 2010, 15:05 ET from KICTeam

AUBURN, Maine, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A US patent has been issued for the Waffletechnology® cleaning card. The patent covers a variety of products that clean credit card readers and door locks, check and document scanners, thermal printers, bill acceptors and many other items.

"We are very pleased that our significant investment in Waffletechnology has allowed us to develop over 100 new products for market leaders such as Canon, Epson, Panini, JCM, Seiko Instruments, Bixolon, TransAct Technologies, VidTroniX and others," said Peter Klein, President/CEO at KICTeam, Inc. "The addition of this new patent to our portfolio has significantly strengthened our intellectual property position and allows us to aggressively protect ourselves and our business partners from infringement."

"Our cleaning cards are designed with a variety of Waffletechnology features," said Debra Ross, Product Manager at KICTeam. "These ingenious cleaning platforms can be assembled across the plain of a cleaning card to create the optimum cleaning application for specific equipment. While this has been a long process, our OEM partners appreciate our thoroughness in Waffletechnology development. Such efforts have allowed our distribution network to provide OEM approved, low cost, effective and easy to use consumable Waffletechnology cleaning tools to their customers."

The patent is US Patent Number 7,732,040

About KICTeam

KICTeam is the world leader in manufacturing cleaning cards, including Waffletechnology® patented products. Headquartered in Auburn, Maine, with offices in San Diego, Calif., Europe, and Asia, KICTeam provides innovative and cost-efficient patented solutions made with state-of-the-art equipment for a diverse marketplace. For more information, please visit, and