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Publication numberUS1036669 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 27, 1912
Filing dateOct 14, 1911
Priority dateOct 14, 1911
Publication numberUS 1036669 A, US 1036669A, US-A-1036669, US1036669 A, US1036669A
InventorsIra Mcclure
Original AssigneeIra Mcclure
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Ptented Aug. 27, 1912.


r ,v I Attorneys I. MCCLURE.


` APPLICATION FILED ouT.14,1911. 1,@369669 Patented Allg.27,1912.


Witnesses Inventor Attorneys 4IEA MocLUnE', or MARION, INDIANA.


Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Aug. 27, 1912.

Application iled October 14, 1911. Serial No. 654,712.

To all whom it 'may concern:

Re it known that I, IRA MCCLURE, a citizen of the United States, residing at Marion, in the county of Grant/'and State of Indiana, have invented a new and useful Dish- Washer, of which the following is a specification. This invention pertains. to improvements in what may be termed dish washers.

The invention has for'its object to provide for expeditiously and effectively washing or cleansing the dishes.

A further object is to provide for suitably supplying the suds-water tothe dishes and water-for rinsing the dishes after the washing operation proper.

A still further object is to provide for suitably directing the action of the water upon the dishes in eifecting' the cleansing operation. I

A still further object is to carry out the aforesaid ends in a simple, economical and effective manner.

The invention consists of certain instrumentalities and features substantially as hereinafter` fully 'disclosed and defined by the claims.

-In the accompanying'drawing, illustrating the preferred embodiment of my invention wherein it will be understood that various changes and modifications may be made as relates to the ,detailed construction and arrangement of' the' parts without departing from the spirit thereof, Figure 1 is a longitudinal section of my disligwa'shing machine. Fig. 2 is an end elevation' f f the same, parts being broken away.. Fi is an opposite end view thereof.- Fig. a detailed sectional view taken onthe linem-- of'Fig. 1. Fig. 5 is a further detailed sectional view, show-ing more especially a bearing ofone of the water sprayingfor jetting pipes. Fig. 6

is a sectional view taken on the line .frai -of Fig.1.

In putting my inventionv into practice, I

provide a suitable closure-equipped recepa tacle 1 for receiving the dishes, the same bei a a 'double-cylinder type, and -suitably support- Led in position from, and contiguous to the ing preferably provide -With a sloping bo'ttom 2 for suitably drai ing orl directing the l fiow of the water, after use, toward one endthereof, as in withdrawing'the water from.

said receptacle, as will be furtherv ex lained presently, said receptacle being suitab y supported in elevated position by means ofcsultably attached legs .3, and supplied with a waste-water cock-equipped outlet 3, the cockV being designated as 3 I Suitably supported to be rocked in their bearings, within the receptacle 1, are a number of pipes 4 provided with numerous perforations 5 in their upper surfaces, through which is delivered or sprayed the water,

within the receptacle, upon the dishes. The bearings for the ends of the perforated pipes 4 within the receptacle l, are comprised of vthe usual tubular pipe-couplings 6 effecting connection with additional pipe-sections 6"L again referred to, as disclosed especially in to allow of the rocking or'turning of said ends of said pipes therein', as presently eX- plained. y

The pipe-sections 6*1 effectl connection outside of the receptacle l with a transverse pipe 7 connected to pump-cylinders 8 for forcing the water through the perforations of the pipes 4 either for primarily Washing or cleansing the dishes or for rinsing the latter as presently more fully disclosed. Said pipe 7 has suitably hung therein check valves or gates 7a to suitably control the intermittent lo'w of Water therethrough under Figs. 1 and 2, said couplings being adapted the usual pumping action of the pump pistons, as will be readily appreciated.

In order to provide for rocking or turning the pipes 4, according to the angle of presentation it may be desired to give to the water delivered therethrough, to the dishes being cleansed, said pipes are suitably coupled orA connected together and to an upstanding manually actuated lever. 9, as clearly disclosed by Figs. 1 and 3.- The connection or coupling between the pipes 4 and the'lever 9 is effected-preferably by suitably socketing or seating laterally as at 10, into the pipes, upstandlng bars-or members. 11 and similarly socketingor seating said lever into lone of said pipes and pivot-ally connect- .ing said upstandin .members or bars and saidlevers together y means of atransverse member or bar 12.

A pum 13, preferably of the 'i force receptacle 1, has connected -to its cylinders 14 the;pipe 7 above referred to having as stated, connection withl the Water spraying or 'supplying pipes 4. The pump 1 3 also A has a three-way cock or .valve 15 in a pipe-4 union or connection 16 between the lower supported bylbrackets or otherwise -upon ends of its cylinders 8', which valvel is adapted to be suitably actuated manually through its' upstanding stem, or member 17 extending upwardly through anladju'nctive tubular member 18 of the pump, which Vmay form the fulcrum-member or post of the 'pump-actuating lever or handle, said stem having preferably attached to its uppercend a handle 19 for its convenient actuation, as in operating the cock or valve.'

A rinsing-Water containing tank 20 is suitably supported contiguous to the pump 13 and has pipe-connection 21 with the valved pipe-connection 16 of the pump 13, oppositely from the point of connection of the suds-chamber connection with said valved pipe connection 16, which sudsc chamber connection is effected by means of a pipe 22, establishing communication between said chamber and the .pump pipel.

lhe pump-pistons are suitably actuated byY a lever or handle 23 fulcrumed intermediate its ends upon the tubular post or member 18 and suitably connected to the piston rods 24.

A valved, or cock-equipped pipe 25, connected to the pipe 7, unitmgttlhe pump-cylinders, is employed for ma g connectlon Y with a further water-supply, in event this may become necessary.'

pstanding preferably tubular Vor pipe arms 26 are supplied laterally to two inter; mediate stub-plpes or sections 6", to afford handhelds forv the suitable retention thereof against a tendency to turn or partake of the movement of the corresponding water-sup'- plying pipes 4 whenit may be desired to disconnect the latter therefrom, as wouldV be -done in removing the operative partsof the the `inner surfaces ofthe lateral portions of the member27, a short interval above the bottom 28, the slatted member receiving the .dishes edgewise between itsfslats to allow- Vthe dishes to restf't their edges upon said reticulated or meshed bottom. The dish holder and drainer, thus provided is secured Within the receptacle 1, directly over the water-supplying or spraying pipes 4:. It will thereforebe seen that, with the dishes disposed edgewise Within the Adish-holder andV a suitable quantity of soaped Water, forming suds 'placedrin the receptacle 1, by suitably.

through, such water will, bythe pumping action, be forced into and sprayedthroughthe pipes 4 upon the dishes for effecting the cleansing of the dishes. The cleansing operation proper having thus been effected, the valveY 15 is suitably adjusted or shifted to take the Waterffromthe rinsing-Water chamber 20, such adjustment of the valve also. shutting off communication with the suds-chamber, by now resuming the pumping action the rinsing water will be delivered into the pipes 4 and be sprayed therethrough upon the dishes, thus ,providing for the thoroughor effective cleansing ofthe dishes. During the primary washing and rinsing operations, the water is thrown upon the dishes in one direction and lthen in another by suitably actuating sthe lever 9,'

which, of course, will aid such cleansingaction. c A

'What 'is claimed is lThecombination of a receptacle having a sudswater chamber therein, a pump arranged exteriorlyI of said receptacle, a v spraying. pipe vwithin said receptacle, a c

valved pipe-connection between the pump cylinders, said spraylng pipe communicating with said valved pipe-connection, a rinsing-water chamber, a vsecond valved pipev connection between the pump-cylinders, a

pipe establishing communication between .l

said second valved pipe-connection and s aid rinsing water-chamber, and a third piperconnection between lsaid` second valved pipe Y connection of the pump-cylinders and said suds-.water chamber. V .i

In testimonyr that I-cIaimJthe foregoing as m own, I -have hereto ailixed my signature 1n the presence of twcwitnesses. Y


Witnesses: Y

WALTER W. Fonn, i i OPAL McCAncn.

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