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Publication numberUS173662 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 15, 1876
Publication numberUS 173662 A, US 173662A, US-A-173662, US173662 A, US173662A
InventorsOhaelbs A. Pease
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in wash-stands
US 173662 A
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Patented. Feb. 15, 1876.





Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 173,662, dated February 15, 1876; applicationfiled January 31, 1876.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, CHARLES A. PEASE, of Hyde Park, in the county of Norfolk and State of Massachusetts, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Wash- Stands, and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description thereof, which will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon, which form a part of this specification, and in whichand in the construction of the tank and the means for operating the device, all of which will be hereinafter more particularly set forth.

I will now proceed to describe my invention.

In Fig. 1, A is the case or stand, made in prismatic form, with the wash-bowl Gmade as part of the top of the stand. The bowl connects with the tank B bya pipe. This pipe may be made in one piece, of metal or some flexible material, or it may be made in several parts, as is seen in the drawing, the parts 0 b being of metal and the part a of rubber or other suitable flexible material. B is attached, either permanently or detachably, but water-tight, an auxiliary reservoir I. This reservoir may extend entirely, or only partially, around the tank B, and communicates with the interior of the said tank by an.

aperture, 1:, which is provided with a valve, 0, opening on the inside of tank B. y represents a rubber or other suitable flexible diaphragm,

'placed across the open top of tank B, and is bound around the same with wire, or in other manner, as will suit the material used for the diaphra gm.

Both above and below, and in con- To the tank The bowl 0, instead of being made inone piece with the top of the stand, may be sepa rate and be set into the stand. The other parts may be secured fastly in their respective positions; but if made as shown-that is, each part capable of detachment from the otherthey-may be removed at pleasure.

The following is the operation of the various parts of the wash-stand:

Water is directed from the supply into the reservoir I, and, by depressing the rod d, a

partial vacuum is made in the tank B, and the pressure of the water in reservoir I against the valve e causes the valve to move back from the aperture 5, allowing the water to flow into tank B. Or, instead of creating a vacuum in the tank by successive depressions of the rod d, the valve 6 may be hung so loosely that the mere pressure of the water in the reservoir I against it will be sufiicient to open it.

ing back-into the tank B before the bowl is filled, and thereby possibly necessitating several depressions of the diaphragm before water can beraised to the point of inlet into the bowl, a valve maybe placed in the tube b at the point of its connection with the tank, and

arranged so that the pressure of the water in the connectingtube will keep it closed until opened by a greater pressure from within the tank.

As soon as pressure istaken fromthe rod (1, the diaphragm 9 assumes its original state.

The outlet m of the bowl O may connect with a vessel within or Without the stand for receiving the waste water.

The reservoir I may be provided with a cover to prevent the overflow of the water; and the stand may be provided with doors to conceal the devices within the same.

It is apparent that the stand here sought to 4 be protected by a patent is simple in .con-

said disk being attached to the lowerend ot? the rod d, and being above the flexible diaphragm and capable of being raised from contact with said diaphragm.

Having described my invention, what I claim is- 1. The tank B, provided with an inlet for water and a flexible diaphragm, g, in combination with bowl 0 and a communicating pipe, substantially as described.

2. The tank B. provided with a flexible diaphragm g, in combination with reservoir I andvalved opening 0', substantially as described.

3. The tank 13, provided with .a communicating'reservoir, Land aflexiblediaphragm, in

combination with bowl 0 and a connecting pipe, substantially as described.

4. The combination of stand A and bowl 0 with the tank B, provided with a flexible diaphragm,g, and aconnecting pipe, substantially as described.

5. The combination of bowl 0, tank B, provided with a flexible diaphragm,a connecting pipe, and rod d, substantially as described.

In testimony that Ivclaim the foregoing as my own, I affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.




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US3183611 *Mar 22, 1963May 18, 1965Gen ElectricManual spray iron
US4166713 *Jul 18, 1977Sep 4, 1979Debrey James LAuxiliary liquid tank
US5257423 *Jun 12, 1992Nov 2, 1993Leer Manufacturing Limited PartnershipService island wash station enclosure
Cooperative ClassificationA47K1/02