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Publication numberUS1446887 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 27, 1923
Filing dateAug 31, 1920
Priority dateAug 31, 1920
Publication numberUS 1446887 A, US 1446887A, US-A-1446887, US1446887 A, US1446887A
InventorsDonovan Jerome J
Original AssigneeDonovan Jerome J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Bath spray
US 1446887 A
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Feb 27, 1923. I 1,446,887

J. J. DONOVAN BATH SPRAY Filed Aug. 51, 1920 Jerome J. Donovan.

member of said union. giving the water passing from the spray Patented Feb. 27, 1923.. i I g i t VIEDVSTATES PATENT-t OFF JEROME DONOVAN, OF OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA.


Application filed August 31, 1920. Serial No. 407,133.,

To all whom it may concern: threaded sleeve 6 and an internally and ex- Be it known that I, JEROME J. DONOVAN, ternally threaded cap 7 which screws onto a citizen of the United States, residing at one end of said sleeve. The otheriend of the Oakland, in the county of Alameda and sleeve 6 screws into the fixture 2 while the 5 State of California have invented certaincap 7 screws into the spray head 3 or 5. The

new and useful l mprovements in Bath end wall of the cap has a plurality of outlet Sprays, of which the following isa spec-iports 8. A plug '9 screws into the end of the fication. sleeve 6 on which the cap 7 screws, said plug My invention is a pulsating and intermitbeing provided with a plurality of p0rts 10 lotent bath spray. spaced apart circumferentially near the pe- My invention is illustrated in the annexed riphery of the plug and all extending at an drawing which forms a part of this speciangle in the same direction. A rotary interfication. rupting wheel 11 is journaledwithin the cap Referring to the drawing: v 7; between theend wall thereofand the end 15 Figure 1 is a side elevation of a bath spray of the sleeve 6 on a screw- 12 seated in the embodying my invention. plug 9. Said interrupting wheel is formed Figure 2 is a front elevation of said bath with sectoral blades 13. p I g spray. i The water passing through [the union Figure 3 is an enlarged side view ofthe strikes the interrupting wheel blades 13 at 20 spray head and union for coupling the'head an angle as it passes, from the angular ports to a spray fixture. 10 and thereby rotates the wheelll, which Figure 4 is a longitudinal section of said alternately closes'and opens the cap ports 8 union. and interrupts the flow of water without Figure 5 is an outer end view of the cap destroying the continuity of the stream, thus Figure 6is a plan view of the rotary inhead a pulsating acti0n.- terruptingvalve wheel. Having described my invention, I-claim;

Figure 7 is a plan of the plug which screws In combination, a sleeve threaded exterinto the end of the sleeve member of said nally and threaded internally at 'one' end, 30 union. a plug screwed in the internally threaded Figure 8 is a cross section of said plug end of the sleeve, said plug having a plu- 7'0 taken on line 88 ofFig. 7. rality of angular ports extending there- In the drawing, 1 indicates a hot and cold through, a cap screwing on the end of the e 7 water faucet to which is connected-a bath sleeve over'said plugprovided with outlets 35 fixture 2. A spray head 3 is coupled to the in its end wall, a screw seated in said yplug,

upper goose-necked end of the fixture 2 by and a water wheel journaled on said screw l a union 4L and a spray head 5 is connected between said plug and saidcap.

to the lower part of the fixture also by a In testimony whereof I afiix my signature. union 4. Each union includes an externally I JEROME J. DONOVAN.

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U.S. Classification239/381, 239/497, 239/548
International ClassificationB05B3/04, B05B3/02, E03C1/06
Cooperative ClassificationB05B3/04, E03C1/06
European ClassificationB05B3/04, E03C1/06