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Publication numberUS1006767 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 24, 1911
Filing dateJan 19, 1910
Publication numberUS 1006767 A, US 1006767A, US-A-1006767, US1006767 A, US1006767A
InventorsHenry J. Mauger
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Electric hair-drier.
US 1006767 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

H. J'. MAUGER.

ELECTRIC HAIR DRIER.

APPLICATION FILED JAN.19, 1910.

Patented Oct. 24, 1911.

WWW Bm t mJ Tm w w s w d fl UNITED STATES PATENTFF1QEQ HENRY :r. MAUGER, or SCHENECTAIDY, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, A oo PoRATIoN or NEW YORK.

ELECTRIC HAIR-DRIER.

Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Oct. 24,1911.

Application filed January 19, 1910. Serial No. 538,802.

Be it known that I, HENRY J. MAUGER, a

' citizen of the United States, residing at Schenectady, county of Schenectady, State of New York, have. invented certain new and useful Improvements in Electric Hair- Driers, of which the following is a specification. This invention relates to electric hair driers and the like andhas for its object the provision of a device whereby the electric current may be employed for the purpose of quickly drying the hair, in a reliable and eflicient manner. In devices of this character, as generally constructed, it is customary'to employ a fan or blower in connection with an electric heater. The .fan blows a current of air over the heater with the idea of increasing the hygroscopic value of the air by warming it. This is a very inefiicient application of electric energy. In order to render the device more efficient, I combine the mechanically driven blast of air with heat energy in the radiant form. A high temperature source of heat is arranged s'o as to reflect the heat upon the hair directly and the current of air is then blown upon the hair at the point where itis heated.

In the ordinary forms of electric hair driers, heat in convective form is delivered In the accompanying drawing, in which- T have shown my invention embodied in concrete form for purposes of illustration, Figure 1 represents one form of my invention and Fig. 2 represents a modified form with the motor and fan broken away.

Referring to the drawings, represents a tan or blower on the shaft 11, driven by an electric motor 12. The particular arrangement of the fan and the motor forms no part of my invention. The fan is surrounded by a casing 13 which affords a passageway 1 1 for the current ofair. Mounted in the passageway is a bracket 15 supporting the lamp socket 16 into which an incandescent lamp 17 is fitted. The reflector 18 is secured to the socket and is so arranged as to deflect the heat outward. The passageway 14 is enlarged at 19 around the reflector l8'so as to leave an annular passage between the reflector and the casing 19. The casing 19 and reflector 18 are extended a short distance beyond the lamp 17, but not so far as to prevent the lamp from being placed close to the point of application of the .heat and air. The conductors 20 to the motors and lamp pass through the handle 21. When the lamp 17 is placedcloseto the head the hair is heated and the current of air is blown on the head. This makes a very effective and eflicient arrangement for drying the hair and lends considerable comtort to the person operated upon.

In the form shown in Fig. 2 the air is blown directly over the electric lamp through the passage 22; that is, the casing 19 acts as a reflector for the heat, otherwise the arrangement is the same as that shown in Fig. 1.

While I have described my invention as embodied in concrete form forpurposes of illustration, it should be understood that I do not limit my invention to the particular construction and arrangement of parts therein shown, since various modifications thereof will suggest themselves to those skilled in the art without departing from the spirit of my invention, the scope of which is set forth in the annexed claims.

lVhat I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent of the United States, is

1. An electric hair drier comprising an electric motor, a fan driven thereby, a source of radiant heat, and a reflector arranged to direct the heat on the surface of impact of air from the fan.

2. An electric hair drier comprising an electric motor; a fan driven thereby, an electo direct the heat from the lamp in the ditric heater arranged to be held in close rection of the current of air from the fan. 1 proximity to the point of application, and In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set means for reflecting the heat in the direcmy hand this 17th day of January, 1910.

tion of the current of air from the fan. HENRY J. MAUGER. 3. An electric hair drier comprising an Witnesses: electric motor, a fan driven thereby, an in- BENJAMIN B. HULL,

candescent lamp, and a reflector arranged HELEN ORFORD.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification392/410, 392/428, 392/385
International ClassificationA45D20/10
Cooperative ClassificationA45D20/10
European ClassificationA45D20/10