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Publication numberUS1693248 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 27, 1928
Filing dateMar 20, 1928
Priority dateMar 20, 1928
Publication numberUS 1693248 A, US 1693248A, US-A-1693248, US1693248 A, US1693248A
InventorsNewton Frank H
Original AssigneeNewton Frank H
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Reservoir comb
US 1693248 A
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Nov. 279 1928.

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Application iled Inch 20, 1928.' Serial lo. 263,100.

f This invention relatesto improvements in a reservoir comb, for one of its principal objects the rovision' of means for readily heating and diisgxmsing a-liquid contained within the body o the comb. V

One of the important objects of the invention is to provide a hollow bodied comb, for containing hair tonic, hair dressing or the like, each tooth of the comb having a duct leading from the body to the outer point of the tooth, for the convenient dispensing of the tonic 4or fluid contained within the reservoir.

Another-important object of this inventionv is the provision of means for heating the material contained in the reservoir. It ma be desirable in some cases to use a t'onicgor air dressing whichis of hi h viscosity and which ordinarily could not be dispensed through the ducts of the comb teeth, hence the heating element can be used for melting the substance and converting it into a 1i uid state, thereby providing a ready means or applying such material to the hair'or scalp.

Other and further important-objects of the invention will be apparent from the disclosures in the accompanying drawings and foll lowing specification.

The invention, in a preferred form, is illustrated in the drawings and hereinafter mored fully described.v

In the drawings:

Figure 1 is a side elevation, partially in section` illustrating particularly the combteeth ducts and the-internally positioned heating element.

Figure 2 is an entire sectional view, taken on the line 2-2 of Figure 1.

Figure 3 is a detail tqp`plan view of the' electrical switch and heatlng element mounting.

As shown inthe drawings:

The reference numeral 10l indicates generally a handle, provided with a longitudinal bore 12 through which a duplex electrical conductor 14 passes. The inner'end of the handle terminates inV an externally threaded neck 16 upon which the internal threads of a switch housing 18 engage.

Mounted in the housing 18 and interposed in'one of the leads of the conductor 14 is a.

toggle switch 20 adapted to control the current supply to a high resistance heating element 22 wound upon a preferably cylindrical mounting 24'composed of insulating material. The mounting 24 is preferably integral 4with and forms an extension of the houscylindrical body or reservoir 28. The outer end of the reservoir-28is provided with a screw-ca 30 adapted to facilitate the ready filling o the reservoir.

Integral with the lower and outer ortion of the cylindrical body is a series o comb` teeth 32, eachtooth being provided with a longitudinal duct 34 for the conveying of the material in -the reservoir tothe outer points of the comb-teeth 32.

Interposed between the reservoir 28 and the upper portion of the comb teeth 32 is a cylindrical compound valve shaft 36, the longitudinal axis of which is positioned parallel to the longitudinal axis of the reservoir. Spaced at intervals corresponding to the spacing of the ducts 34 ofthe comb-teeth 32 is a series of openings 38 in the shaft 36, positioned transversely to the longitudinal axis tached to t e shaft 36 and positioned at an end thereof, the same may be rotated thereby placing the openings 38 into and out of alignment with the tooth ducts, thus providing a ready control for'the dispensing of the liquid contained within the reservoir.

It is apparent that herein is provided a device which lends itself ideally tothe use of dispensing hair tonic, hair dressing and the like. A device which is of simple construction and which may be quickly andy conveniently operated, and at the same time doesl its work eiliciently. It is sanitary, and may be readily taken apart for cleaning'purposes.

I am aware that many changes may be .made and numerous details of construction varied throughout afwide range without departing from the principles of this invention, and I therefore do not purpose limiting the patent grantedhereon otherwise than as necessitated by the prior art.

I claim as my invention:

A reservoir comb, including in combination. a handle, housing removablv'mounted on the' handle, a reservoir remova ly mounted on the housing, a heating element removably mounted in the reservoir, and a pluralit of comb-teeth mounted on the reservoir, eac tooth being provided with a duct passing longitudinally therethrough, and means for controlling the flow of liquid from the reservoir through the ducts, said means comprising a cylindrical valve rotatably positioned at the

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U.S. Classification132/114, 607/79, 601/154
International ClassificationA45D24/00, A45D24/24
Cooperative ClassificationA45D24/24
European ClassificationA45D24/24