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Publication numberUS1641029 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 30, 1927
Filing dateOct 29, 1926
Priority dateOct 29, 1926
Publication numberUS 1641029 A, US 1641029A, US-A-1641029, US1641029 A, US1641029A
InventorsErnest Gaudet
Original AssigneeErnest Gaudet
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1641029 A
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Aug., 30,1927.

E. GAUDET MAT Filed` OC. 29, 1925 ATTn D N EY 0 0 2 3 d d u H -lill :nm Y Z m w l E F m M 3. MCM


Patented Aug. 30, 1927.




Application 'filed October 29, 1926. Serial No. 145,059.

This invention relates to floor coverings, upstanding flange portion 14 upon one side primarily adapted for use in connection with thereof andv converging over the base portion plumbing fixtures to prevent the floor from 11 of the bowl 10, substantially as illustrated becoming Wet and from excessive wear. in Figures 1 and 3 of the drawings. Said 5 Another object of the invention contemflange portions is of such configuration las 45 plates means for adapting the mat upon the to receive a portion of the base portion and particular fixture. adjacent portion of thed bowl body.

More specifically stated the inventioncorn` A U-shaped retaining element embodying prehends a retaining element carried by the resilient propensities is positioned within 10 adapting means for anchoring the mat upon the upper edge of said upstanding iiange 6U the fixture. portion 14 to rigidly engage the aforemen- With the above and other objects in view, tioned portion of the base and body of the the invention further includes the following bowl to prevent movement of said mat subnovel features and details oficonstruction, to sequent to the application thereof.

15 be hereinafter more fully described, illus- The invention is susceptible of various 55 trated in the accompanying drawings and changes in its form, proportions and minor pointed out in the appended claims. f details of construction, and the right is here- In the .drawingszin reserved to make such changes as proper- Figure 1 is a side elevation of a fixture ly fall within the scope of the appended 2 with the present invention applied thereto. claims. 50

Figure 2 is a sectional view taken on line Having described the invention what is 2 2 of Figure 1. claimed is Figure 3 is a view taken on line 3-3 of 1.- A mat for use in connection with Figure/2 illustrating the application of the plumbing fixtures having a serrated upper retaining element when used inconjunction surface, an upstanding flange portion carried with the fixture. by the mat extended over the base of the fix- Referring to the drawing in detail, whereture, and a multiplicity of suction cups carin like characters of reference denote correried upon the under surface of the mat.

spending parts, the reference character 10 2. A mat adapted for use in connection indicates a plumbing fixture which in this With plumbing fixtures comprising a serinstance appears as a toilet bowl. Said rated upper surface and a multiplicity of bowl is provided with an enlarged base porsuction cups upon its under side, an upstandtion 11 seated upon the floor of a room. ing fiange portion carried by the mat ex The invention consists of a floor covering tended over the base of the fixture, and a or mat, such as indicated at 12, which is pro- U-shaped retaining element carried by the 75 vided with a serrated upper surface and a upstanding flange adapted to frictionally series of suction cups 13 formed within its engage the fixture to prevent displacement under side for engagement with the iioor of the mat.

surface to prevent said mat from becoming i displaced. Said mat is provided with an ERNEST GAUDET.

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U.S. Classification4/251.1, D06/592, 16/8, 4/581, D06/583, 4/293, 15/215, 4/300, 180/90.6
International ClassificationA47G27/00, A47G27/02
Cooperative ClassificationA47G27/0225
European ClassificationA47G27/02Q4