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Publication numberUS1468958 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 25, 1923
Filing dateMar 19, 1921
Priority dateMar 19, 1921
Publication numberUS 1468958 A, US 1468958A, US-A-1468958, US1468958 A, US1468958A
InventorsChampion Raymond W
Original AssigneeChampion Raymond W
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Weather seal for thresholds
US 1468958 A
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' Sept. 25,1923. 1,468,958

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R. w. CHAMPION WEATHER SEAL FOR 'rnnssaonns'j 2 Sheets-She e t 2 Filed March 19. 1921 f'werdon iampz'olg Be. it lrnownfhat I. RAYMOND Patented Sept; 1923.

To all whom it may coco-067% {at Philadelphia, in the county'iof Philadele nents in' partly, open position.

p l ia, State ofPennsylvania, have invented a I t applicable toiclosures openi ieim td vo 1 v r y-.. efer 1 ngto the; draw rigs lVhlCh illusembocliinent'of myinvention:-

Fig. l is a vertical rose-section showing the'stationarysillland the lower end ofthe closurei'nclosed position. 1 2 is asimilarivieiv showing the eletratemerelyby Way of example; a suitable to Fig. 3is'a horizontal section of same on a 1 reduced scale.

I Fig. 4 is a View in one pivoted barup and the other bar down.

perspective of one end ofthe'rotatalole strip. r g

Fig. 5 is aplan viefw showing the lnvention 'iapplied to a doubledoor or casement.

Fig. 6 is an elevation of' the same shoiving QFig. 7 is a cross-section on 'Z-':7. of

I Fig. 6 on an enlarged scale;

Referring especially to Figs. 1 and the 1 stationary sill 8 is preferably of metal and is provided with the. channel 9 extending, 1on

. gitudinally approximately. the entire length of the sill. Thestriporbar 10 is pivotally j supported in this channel on. the stationary pivots 11 and l2. I haveflshown as a con- "venient construction whereby one end of the is inserted into the'cha'nnel 9 with-Jthe pin 11 projeoting 'in acorresponding aperture in the end of the bar 10 theothe i endv of the bar 10 is provided with aslot andapertiire formation 13, asshown in Fig. g-for jejngag'ingthe pin 12' when the bar has a'ssumed the substantially horizontal position. f'IThe bar'h'as a rotary movement on sfl filf pivlots from thefpos'itionshown in Fi'g. 2,-jvl ere the top'of the bar lies flushwvith the top sur-' 7 Y W. CHAM rrov, a citizen of the UnitedStat-es. ISlCl1I1g- I rarsnszroin). .oirsiurronfor*PHIi iniinierifii, Purineir1;viii\TInQT1v WEATH R SE L ron THRESHOLDS. if" j Application filed March 19, 1921.3 Ser'i a1fNo. 453,620f

. The closure'll is provided I nel l5 inits lower edge; having the verticallg f cusposedside' Wall: 16 adapted to engag iwit 11,.Where one edge of thehar projects above the top surface of the'sill. i f .7 with the chain c the side of'tlieloar lOjwhen the bar is in, theif elevated position as shown n 'F gi. 1; It w ll also be noted that the channel Qiis so formed as to'liave a side. Wall 17 adapted to engage witha-oooperating lowerside iva'll 18ofsaid bar 10. Suitably secured to the lotv'erzedge of closurel is the toejf19' havingthe up Wardly extending bevelled surface 20'. This I "toe projectsbeneath'the channel 15. A cor responding "slot" 21 is provided in the upper surface of the sillto permitthe movement moves intotlie closing'position. In moving into theclosing position therloevelled surface the closure approachesthe' closing position.

This movement. is continued by the engagementivith saidlsurfa-oe 22 of the bar 10 by ma rginsfor sides other 10 engage oooperat sition shown in Fig 11 In; the position shown in'Fig. l, the opposite upper and lower ing Wall surfaces ofthe closure l land sill member 8. v When the closure is inove'd into the; open position, th'e'WaIllG engaging-with the upper'side of bar "10, carries the'sa'mej g is into the lower positionthat isivith" thet'opf. V l milar numerals refer toiisimilar' parts throughout the several views.

surface of bar 10 flush with the top surface serves to preventbinding of theclos'ure elein ent withfithe bar 10 as the elements areof this toe therethrough.vvlienythe closure i 20 engages a cooperating bevelldsurface 22 7 provided in a slotted portion 23 of bar 10. a This startsarotative movement of bar/lOas V moved from one position to the; other; it'also serves to deflect any moisture that nllglltiaC- cumulate' adjacent the lower edge of the. clo-i sure andbar' 10 {into the channel'Q. Seep holes or channels 25 and26 are provided to drain any accumulation of moisture fromithe [channel 9: Where'botlisets of seep holes'or' drain channels'25" and 26am provided thedevice is obviouslyadapted'to ivork in either direction toacc'om'mo'date structures used in ing closures.

VlVhere it isfdesiifed use' iny invention' I i 110 d v easements; l provide a tvvo section bar-27, face of t1 .e sill to the position showninFig. The seotionsare nrov ded at their outer; V

ii -connection Withdoubl'e doors or double connection with inwardly or outtvardly open,

ends, that is the ends towardsthe jainbs or iraineworkfwith the openings or recesses similar to 13 shown in Fig. 4-. The-inwardor adjacentends of the strips'however adapted to overlap as indicated in l igs. 5

and 6 and are supported by means of pins 29 carried by lugs 30 suitably secured to the sill as shown in Fig. 7. i In connection with-this arrangement the bars 27, 28 are each provided with an aperture 31" with a suitable hole at one end of each Each of these apertures '31; has a length equal to the combined length of the pin 29' and supporting lug 80,

supporting pin, by means oi V ted but always kept on the exterior.

stop bar is easily removable ,to give ready so that when thestri -is moved into the channel the lug and pin pass iiitothe. recess "31. The strip is thenshi'fted so-that the pin enters the'liole ni theendot: Sttltlpl'OCQSS.

1 118 opposite end ofthe' bar is then secured to its the-recess such as 13 shown n Fig. 4.

3 i In operation one closure for example 32,

must close before'the other closure 83.

In the closing movement of closure 32; bar 27 is elevated in; the same inanner asisli'own in Fig. 1. Whenclosure is broughtinto the closed positioii,.bar 28 is" similarly elevated.

The'cliannel" of closure already beingini positio d vation of bar 28.

presents' no obstruction to the ele In the closed position of either single or double closuresJt-he bar or bars are positioned as above described and shown in Fi f 1, one upper side of the bar engaging the side Wall of the closure channel, the lower 1 opposite side wall of the bar engaging a side wall of the sill channel, thus forming an absolutely tight water and wind stop heneath the door or casement, or other closure.

"Water or wind beating beneath the door or sash strikes'the stop bar and go'es down into the channel in the sill, and the water leaks out through the seep holes 25,701? 26 as the case may be. Thus a CllCHlfitlOlIlS permit The ' nel extendingthe length thereof, the sill provided with a longitudinal channel having its upper longitudinal side margins in substantially the same horizontal plane, a bar SUPPOitGtl intermediate its side margins on PIVOtS located within the sill channel and adapted to lie withrits top surface flushwitli said longitudinal side margins to form a substantially continuous horizontal surface therewith, and adapted to be' moved by the closure into a vertical position-with a sub stantialp'art above the pivotand substantial part below the pivot" and elevating means inoiinted on said closure for raising position. v I p V 4c. A weather seal: for a closure construemeshes and maintaining said bar in such vertical position. i J

2. A; weather seal for a closure, construction coinnrisin a closure and a'sill the 010- 7 .L e b 3 sure providedin its lower edge with a chan-' nel extendingthe length thereof, the sill" provided with a longitudinal channel hELV'."

substantially the same horizontal plane, a

bar supported intermediate-nits side margins" on pivots located within the sillchannel and adapted tolie with its top surface flush with said longitudinal sideflinar'giiis to forma ing ltS LlpQQI longitudinalside margins in 7 siibstantral-l continuous horizontal surface J therewith; and adapted to be inovediby the closure into a verticalpe'sition with asubstantialpart above thepivot and a substan-- of the closure channel and elevating means mounted on saidq'closur'e for raising and tial part below' the'p'ivot so that one side of "the part above the pivot will'enga g e a; side? 1 maintaining said bar in such vertical fpo sition.

3. A weath'ersealfor aflclosure construction, comprising a closure and asill", the

closure provided in its lower edge with a" channel extending the lengthctl eieofgi the sill provided with a longitudinal; channel having its upper longitudinal side margins in substantially the saiiie horizontal plane,

a bar supported intermediate its side mar.- gins on pivots located within the sill ch'aii- 'nel and adapted to lie with its top surface flush with said longitudinal side margins. to form a substantially continuous horizontal surface therewith, and adapted to be inoved by the closure into a vertical position with a substantial part above thepivo't and a substantial part below the pivot so that one side. of'the part above the pivot will engage.

a side of the-closure channel and the opposite-side otthe part below the pivot will engage a side of the sill channel and elevating 'IIIGZLIIS mounted on said closure for raising and linaintaining said tion, comprising two closure elements and, a.

still, theclosure elements provided in their lower edges with channels extending the n length thereof and, adapted to. register with each other, the sill provided "with a channel havin'g'its upper longitudinal side margins in substantially the same horizontai 'lane and adapted to register substantially withr therclosure; channels, bars pivotall-y supportbar in such vertical ed endto end in the sill'channel having overr' lapping portions at themiddle part of said channel, and forming together'a surface" adapted to lie horizontally and flush with said side margins and also adapted to assume' the vertical position p ojectin into the closure channels withfaee en aging the, side margins ofs'a d'chaiinel j 5; A weathe'r seal for a closure construcaol tion, comprising two'closure elements and a still, the closure elements provided in their lower edges with channels extending the 7 1 length thereof and adapted to register with each other, thesill'providedwitha channel having its upper longitudinal side margins 'in substantially the same horizontal plane and adapted to register substantially with the closure channels, bars fpivotally sup ported end to end in the sill'channel having overlappingportions atthe' middle part of 7 said channel, and forming together a surface adapted to lie horizontally andflushwith said side margins and-also adapted to assume the vertical position projecting into v the' closure channelswith faces engaging the side margins of said channels, means form ing an overlapping joint between the closures adjacent the overlappingjoint between the bars and means for rotating saidqbars in proper order with respect-to the opening movements of the closures."

6. weather seal for a closure construcgins in substantially the same horizontal plane and adapted to register substantially with the closure channels, bars pivotally supported end to end in the sill channel having overlapping portionsat the middle part of saicl'channel, and forming together a surthe-clo'sure channels witlif'aces engaging the.

face adapt ed te horizontally and flush 7 with said side margins andalso adapted to 7 assu ne the vertical position projecting intoside margins of said'cliannels,tl e pivotal sup-:5

40' f port ofsaid barsincludingpivot andrecessF i means located within said bar's a short distion, comprising two closure elements anda' sill, the closure elements prov ded in their.

-lowerle'dges, with channels extending the length-thereof and adapted to register with s H each other, the-sill provided with a channel having "its upper longitudinal side margins 7 in substantially the same horizontal plane t ance from their overlapping ends 7' '7*.'- -A weather'seal fora closure construc-' 7' L andadapted to register substantially with' the closure 7 channels, bars pivotally supported'endto end the sill vchannel having.

overlapping portions at the middlepart-ofi said channel. and forming together a surface V -adapted to lie horizontally and fiush'with said side margins and also adapted to assume thevertical position projecting into the-, a '1 margins of said channels, the pivotal sup-1 ,portof said bars including supporting pins closure channels with faces engaging theside and} cooperating pin l'GCBlVlIlg recesses'loe.

cate'd at points removed'from the overlap ping ends of the bars, each bar provided bars from said channel.

V RAYMOND wfo-HAMPIoN. .5,

05 r with a slotted portion adjacent the pivot connection for permitting the remov'alof the

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Classifications
U.S. Classification49/304
International ClassificationE06B7/205, E06B7/18
Cooperative ClassificationE06B7/205
European ClassificationE06B7/205