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Publication numberUS1748842 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 25, 1930
Filing dateJul 26, 1928
Publication numberUS 1748842 A, US 1748842A, US-A-1748842, US1748842 A, US1748842A
InventorsJohn Klonabis
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Mop holder
US 1748842 A
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Feb. 25, 1930. KLONARIS 1,748,842

MOP HOLDER Filed July 26, 1928 Patented Feb. 25, 1930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE MOP HOLDER Application filed July 26, 1928.

This invention relates to improvements in mop holders, and aims to provide a novel means whereby the usual mop material may be easily inserted or removed from the holder,

with considerable saving in both time and labor.

The invention specifically pertains to improvements upon the type of mop holders consisting of a handle and clamp means at one end thereof.

In association with this structure, the invention includes a cross bar pivotally connected at one end to the free end of one or" the legs, while the opposite end 01": the cross bar is detachably secured to the free end of the other leg, so that by releasing this latter end portion of the cross bar, the mop material may be removed from between the cross bar and the pressure bar with considerably more ease than has been experienced heretofore.

One of the most important objects oi the invention is to provide means for accomplishing the above objects without materially modifying the particular type of mop holder, with which the structure embodying the present invention is to be associated.

Other important objects and advantages of the invention will become apparent as the same is better understood from the following specification and claim.

In the drawings:

Figure 1 is a side elevation of the improved mop holder in partial sectional view, and showing the position of parts as if a mop were clamped there in place.

Figure 2 is a top plan view of the cross bar member, and

Figure 3 is a cross sectional view of the cross bar taken substantially on the line 3-3 of Figure 1.

Figure 4 represents an end view of the holder.

Referring to the drawings, wherein like numerals designate like parts, a handle 1 has a head 2 secured to one end of the handle by a band 3, which band is preferably supplemented by a rivet l, passing through the band and the head 2. The head 2 is provided with a suitable number of longitu- 59 dinally extending arms 5, having openings Serial No. 295,373.

6, at their outer ends. At the inner end portions of the arms 5, openings 7 are formed, through which the curved end portions of a pair of legs 88 protrude. The curved ends of the legs 88 are formed with enlargements 9, to prevent the displacement of said legs from the head 2.

The outer end portion of one of the legs 88 is curved to provide an eye 10, while the free end of the other leg 8 is bent inportion 15 in the manner disclosed by numeral 16. One end portion of the cross bar is bifurcated as at 17, to receive the eye and a rivet 18 passing through the respective sides of the bar and the eyelet 10 pivotally secures this end of the bar to the leg. The opposite end of the bar is notched as at 19, to receive the other leg 8, while the laterally disposed portion 11 is to be arranged over the bight portion of the bar, so that its depending eX- tremity 12 may engage through an opening 20 in said bight portion.

A bar of conventional structure is designated by A, and is provided with the usual inwardly disposed flange B. A shank C is slidable through an opening ina plate D, which plate is provided with the usual proj ections G engageable through the openings 6 of the head 2. A coiled spring F is convoluted about the shank C and interposed be tween the flange B and the plate D, in the usual manner, to cause the projecting of the cross bar l l away from the mop material when the head 2 is released.

Obviously, by forcing inwardly on the wardly so that the mop material may be removed. The manner of connecting the legs 88 to the head 2, as well as the connection of these legs to the cross bars 13 form i1nportant features of this invention, and the converging of the edge portions of the sheet material from which the bar 13 is formed provides an edge adapted to bight into the mop material to prevent slippage thereof from between the said cross bar and the pressure bar.

It is to be understood that certain changes in the specific shape, size and materials, involved in the structure embodying the present invention may be resorted to, without departing from the spirit of the invention or the scope of the appended claim.

Having described the invention, what is claimed as new is:

A mop holder comprising a head, a plurality of rigid arms extending from said head, a plate fixed between said arms and provided with an opening, a pair of leg members, one of said leg members being secured at one end to the head and being provided at its opposite end with an eye, the other leg member being secured at one end to the head and provided at its opposite end with an inwardly disposed arm, the extremity of said arm being disposed laterally, a pressure bar having its ends slidably connected to said leg members, a shank fixed to and projecting from the pressure bar and being slidably disposed through the opening in the aforementioned plate, a compression spring interposed between the bar and the plate, and a bar pivotally connected to the eye end of one leg member, and being formed at its opposite end with an opening to receive the laterally disposed extremity of the other leg member, said last mentioned bar being of channeled construction with the flanges thereof disposed outwardly so that the eye and the inwardly disposed portion of the other leg member will be disposed between the said flanges of the cross bar when the latter is in operative position.

In testimony whereof I atlix my signature.


Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2524192 *Mar 1, 1946Oct 3, 1950Harget James DMop cloth having aperture means to engage a mop wringer
US4422203 *Jul 9, 1982Dec 27, 1983White Mop Wringer CompanyPlastic mop holder
U.S. Classification15/152
International ClassificationA47L13/10, A47L13/46
Cooperative ClassificationA47L13/46
European ClassificationA47L13/46