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Publication numberUS1439619 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 19, 1922
Filing dateApr 25, 1922
Priority dateApr 25, 1922
Publication numberUS 1439619 A, US 1439619A, US-A-1439619, US1439619 A, US1439619A
InventorsDziedzic Joeseph E
Original AssigneeDziedzic Joeseph E
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Motor-driven cradle
US 1439619 A
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Dec. 19, 1922. 1,439,619.




Dec. 19, 1922 1,439,619.


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Application filed April 25, 1922. Serial No. 556,480.

To all whom it may concern: with an intermediate crank 21 of the rock Be it known that JoEsErH E. DZIEDZIC, a shaft so that the rotary motion of the disk citizen of the United States of America, I'eis converted into an oscillatory or rocking siding at Detroit, in the county of Wayne movement of the shaft 13 to cause a lateral and State of Michigan, has invented new vibration of the .crank arms which are and useful Improvements in Motor-Driven pivotally connected by pins 22 with the .de-

Cradles, of which the following is a specifipending brackets 16 The motor is supplied cation. from a suitable source indicated at 23 by The'object of the invention is to provide conductors 24 which pass through the switch 10 a simple and efficient construction of cradle mechanism 25 located on one of the heads of operating mechanism adapted to be motor thevframe. driven; and with this otject in view the in- Furthermore a preferred construction of vention consists in a construction and, comhanger for the cradle embodies a cross head bination of parts of which a preferred em- 26 having its arms provided with bearing 15 bodiment is shown in the accompanying rollers 27 operating in an arcuate track 28 drawings, wherein supported by the head of the frame, but it Figure 1 is a side view of a mechanism is obvious that modifications of this conmbodying th invention appli d in th p- 'struction may be adopted in practice to proerative position to a cradle. vide for the desired movement of the cradle 2 Figure 2 is an end view of the same. proper g Figure 3 is a transverse sectional iew Having described the invention, what is thereof. claimed as new and useful is r Figure 4 is a detail view of the rock shaft 1. The combination with a cradle and a and connections. supporting frame for the samec in which the 25 Figures 5 and 6 are respectively edge and cradle is mounted for swinging movement, side views of the motor driven disk. of a rock shaft mounted upon the framework Figure 7 is a detail View of thecradle in longitudinal relation with the cradle and hanger. provided with terminal" crankarms con- Figure 8 is a side elevational'view of the nected with brackets depending from the e 30 hanger, the connected portion of the head cradle, and. means for actuating the rock being shown in section. shaft including a motor and connections be- I The operating mechanism embodying the tween-the shaft thereof and the rock shaft. "invention is shown in connection with a r 2. The combination with a cradle, of a cradle 10 which is suspended for oscillatory supporting frame for the same, said frame 35 movement in a supporting frame consisting embodying heads, arcuate tracks secured to 0 ofheads 11 connected by the longitudinal said heads, cross heads mounted on the bars 12, and consists essentially of a rock cradle and provided with spaced arms, rolls shaft 13 actuable by means of a motor 14 of mounted on the extremities of said arms and the electric type andhaving terminal crank operating in said arcuate tracks, and power 40 arms 15 connected with brackets 16 dependdriven means operatively connected with the I ing from the cradle, said rock shaft being cradle at the bottom for oscillating the same mounted upon the supporting frame. inthe manner and for the.purpose specified.

In the construction illustrated the motor In testimony whereof he affixes his signashaft 17 carries a driving disk 18 of which turel 45 the wrist pin 19 is connected by a pitman 20 'JOESEPH E. DZIEDZIC.

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U.S. Classification5/109, 185/40.00C, 5/101
International ClassificationA47D9/02, A47D9/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47D9/02
European ClassificationA47D9/02