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Publication numberUS1372893 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 29, 1921
Filing dateDec 16, 1918
Priority dateDec 16, 1918
Publication numberUS 1372893 A, US 1372893A, US-A-1372893, US1372893 A, US1372893A
InventorsWilliam H Miller
Original AssigneeWilliam H Miller
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Hot-water bottle
US 1372893 A
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nor-warns nor'rrn To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that 1, WILLIAM H. MILLER, a citizen of the United States residirg at Canton, in the county of Stark and tate of Ohio, have invented a new and useful Hot-Water Bottle, 'of which the'following is a specification.

This invention relates to hot water bottles, the object being to construct a hot water bottlewith interior partition walls formed integral with the two sides of the "said bottle to prevent the bottle from bulging in the. center when filled with water.

Another object is to prevent all of the water in the bottle from running to one side if the bottle is only partially full.-

Another object is to prevent the sides of the bag from adhering one to the other when the water is drained out and the said I tlon.

In the drawings: 7

Figural is a side elevation of a bag'constructed in accordance with my invention with the partition walls shown in dotted 1 lines.

Fig. 2 is a section on line 2-2 of Fig. 1. Similar numerals of reference indicate corresponding parts throughout the several figures of the drawings.

Water bottles of ordinary construction when filled to capacity, will be greatly in-- fiated at the center, thus describing a broad ellipse in cross section. It is obvious that such a bag will have a tendency to roll and will not liein position when placed upon a part of the body. On the other hand if the bag is only partially filled with waterif laid upon a rounding portion of the body, such as one of the limbs, all of the water seeking the lowest level will flow to one side of the bottle and again prevent the bottle from 1 ing in position. Again it is-tound that w en the ordinary type of bottle has Specification of Letters Patent. Patent d Im m 29 192 p Application filed. December 16, 1918, Serial Ito. 266,988.

been emptied and is not in use for a brief length of time the rubber sides will stick together and make it a difiicult matter to refill the bottle in order to use it.

In order to obviate these objections 1 construct my bottle shown at l in the drawings with a plurality of partition walls 2, which 1 a partition walls preferably do not extend the entire length of the said bottle, a space being' left between one extremity of the partitions and the interior wall of the bottle to allow the water to enter and fill all the compartments. A bottle so constructed when entirely filled with water will .be no wider at the center section 3 than at the side sections 4 and 5, the result being that the bottle is substantially flat in general contour, as clearly indicated in Fig. 2.

Attention is directed to the fact that the partition walls 2 extend to the lower end of the bottle and their extremities connected to the bottom of the bottle, whereby the lower ends of the three compartments 3, 4 and 5 are closed against communication .with each other, while their upper ends are located below the top of the bottle and are in communication with each other and common to the filling mouth of the bottle. By reason of this construction, the amount of water ,in the bottle can be substantially equally proportioned in the several compartments by a manipulation of the bottle with its filling opening closed, or a greater amount may be maintained in either of the pockets when it is desired to unequally apportion a relatively small amount of water between the several pockets.

Attention is also directed to the fact that the partition walls 2 have a width narrower than the extended cross-sectional area of the pockets of the bottle, as shown in Fig. 2, whereby the bottle maintains a ribbed or corrugated exterior surface as also shown in Fig. 2. By reason of this construction the bottle has a clinging tendency to the body of the person and is prevented from sliding sidewise as it would do if its exterior surface were not ribbed or corrugated.

lit will be readily seen that a bottle so constructed when filled with water will form a fiat pad which will not slide nor roll and will thus remain in position when placed upon any part of the body.

lit will. also be obvious that the partition walls 2 will prevent the side walls from coming in colntact with each other and thus preclude the ossibility of their adhering when the bott e is empty.

tended area of the bottle between the partitions, whereb the exterior surface of the bottle when fi led with liquid has longitudinal corrugations for the purpose described. 2. A hot water bottle havin a filling mouth and 1011 itudinally extening part1- ltioms. therein, t e edges and lower ends of the partitions connected throughout to the inner wallet the bottle with their upper ends ending belowthe upper endof the bot net-asst tlewhe'reby the bottle is provided with'e plurality of longitudinally1 extended pockets having closed s1des and t e lower ends and '0 on upper ends communicating with the filing mouth of the bottle.

3. A hot water bottle having at one end a filling mouth, a plurality of longitudinally extending than the extende width of the bottle between the partitions; the ed es and lower ends of the partitions unite to the inner artitions of less width wen of the bottle throughout the partitions a" (1 their upper ends ending below the h ling mouth of the bottle, whereby the bottlje when filled has corrugated outer surfaces and pockets which are out of communicati'on with each otherjat their bottom, comb'ined for the pur ose described.

In testimony th have hereunto subscribed m WILLIAM:

name. MILLER.

at'l claim the above, I 40

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U.S. Classification383/38, 383/901
International ClassificationA61F7/08, A61F7/02
Cooperative ClassificationA61F2007/0273, Y10S383/901, A61F7/08
European ClassificationA61F7/08