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Publication numberUS1773838 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 26, 1930
Filing dateAug 10, 1927
Priority dateAug 10, 1927
Publication numberUS 1773838 A, US 1773838A, US-A-1773838, US1773838 A, US1773838A
InventorsZifferer Lothar R
Original AssigneeZifferer Lothar R
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Pipe hanger
US 1773838 A
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` i vPatented Aug. 26,!1930.. 'V y i i i UNITEED STATES PATENTl AFFICE LOTHAR a. ziFFERr-fn, or ooiiuMis'iA, PENNSYLVANIA '1 n i PIPE HANGER 3 i Y' y y y appneaan flied 'August iafisii sensi Nfiai'iisef v A This invention relates to a pipe hanger` ofA v'iiigt(` the locking position showin.` Thefpivthe type which employsv a supporting ring etal connection' 8, 'of Vcoursefis 'sufficiently having a pivoted arm 'With latchmeans for kloose to kpermit this tofzbej'dovne.'y YVhen' the v connecting it'to .the ringwhen a pipe is to yteeth ,a'refinlockingfengagement,fthe farm be locked inplace. y l is firmly 'supportedat its fre'etend'. "In order I .55 More particularly the present inventionis ltaat the yarm mayl not shiftlaterally and directed to the latch means Vvper sey Which is g n, I provide 'a swinging cap"F.f As shown,

improved over previous constructions lin sev-y eral respects. It is sturdy, inexpensive, and 'thisispivoted'atlSto'the hanger adjacent the 1*-, ereby become released r`ffroiriflocliing posiy 'w self-acting and consequently ,conc-luces 'to head 12,1"and is adapted to swing upwardly so facility in the installation of a pipe. l l fto a .past center po'sitioi'iWhere itwill remain TWO suggestive embodiments ofthis in! as,indicatednbyy*thedotted line in/Figgvl. vention are set forth in the accompanying V'Ihis,capisfintheform ofa plate I7 havingV drawing in Wliiclr-F` n y Yatlitsfree enda lip' 18 forfc'onvenientmanip- Figurel is a View partly in `section and ulatir'in'-thereof.l opposite "sides: of the 65 partly in elevation of the hanger in its encap are flanges 1 9 which @overlie thev two locktirety;` Y i Y .ing heads vvlientheeapis indovvr'ir 'osition,

Fig. 2 is an elevation of one Voutsideed'ge asindicated in Figs; :l and Gravity alone thereof: vwill sufiice to vkeep rtheghead in this` posi? Fig. Sis a detail insection of thesameedge ytion so as to prevent the arm from shifting 70j looking from the'inside.; l laterally. -With the parts so related, the pos-v `Figa Which is a detail vin side elevation sibility of the v.arm becomingr unlocked-is re-y shoWs a latch of modified construction; j moved, so that a load may be safely carried 5 isa detail in section taken von line in thehanger. f

.5f-5 of Fig. 6; and v A generallysimilar constructionis set 7,5

, Fig. 6-is va front elevation ofthe'latch forth'in Figs. 4 to 6. Iii this`case,.I emshoWn in Figs. 4 and 5.v A i ploy a cap F apertured at 20 to receive a n-ose The hanger kherein shown by Way-of illus 21 Which is projected from a head 22 at the tration may comprise aA sleeve' A connectedl viireeend of the arm E. Adjacent 'the arm end 30 vvitha collar 7`Which is formedon a pipe Sup fis a beveled surface. 23 Which acts to lift the SO f port B which, in its entirety, is in the gencap `when the arm is swung to its locking poy eral form of a ring. `The sleeve is threaded si'tion. e 'Ihiscap may optionally beheld in for ad ustable connection With a'bolt or rod this iosition with the aid ofa s riiiff which (J liavino an overhead mounting b v.which to ma talie the form of a Wire 24 coiled around e; e y

sustain the hanger'and its load at a desired the pivot 16,0ne Wire end being rested figainstk 85 elevation. Within the hanger may be 'carried f the hanger and the other against the cap; Ina pipe D which is movable yinto or out of 1 this manner the cap is always assured of ren ,position through an opening inthesupport vinaining,y in apposition which Will latch the which may be ,closed'by an arin E p'ivoted arm firmly to the hanger.

40 thereto at?) andiirrovided atitsrQeendWithV v The tivo constructions hereinvsuggested as ,L0` i Y i' latch means the'vdetails of Which-'Willnow'be examples are advantageous in that they are j described. V 'V 1 Yself-opeiating. kThe mere yact of swinging Thefree end ofthe armv E terminates in a the arm to locking'position will in and of it-r he'ad 9 having a pair of rbeveled surfaces lO self cause the-latch to' function. 'A forming between thema ratchettootli. l1.`l` I claim: i v A y f .l -The proximate hanger portion is provided l l. In apipe hanger, the combination `cfa L With a complementary head IQ'having a simi-iv support iii'which is included an armpivoted lar ratchet tooth 13 formed Abetween beveled at `one end tothe hanger, a fixedilatch carried n faces` lawhiehco-operate with the surfaces fvat the free end'of the arm, fixed meanson .60 10 to deflect theliead 9 ylaterally'While mov'-Y the hanger adapted for automatic co-operat- *10G tion with the latch whereby to releasably connect therewith, the latch connection being made or broken by a lateral movement of the arm relative to the hanger, and means movably carried on the hanger adapted by gravity to engage with both the hanger and arm to prevent relative movement therebetween, substantially as described.

2. In a hanger, the combination of a support in which is included an arm pivoted at one end to the hanger, a latch carried at the opposite end of the arm, and stationary means on the hanger for co-operating with the latch whereby the arm may be connected thereto, the latch connection being made or broken by a lateral movement of the arm relative to the hanver, and pivoted restraining means carried 'y the hanger adapted inl one position to engage with the arm to prevent such lateral movement, substantially as described.

3. In a hanger, the combination of a support in which is included an arm pivoted thereto at one end, the opposite arm end being toothed, means carried by the hanger for engaging with the toothed end of the arm when the latter is moved to locking position, the arm being thereby connected releasably to the hanger, and a pvoted gravity-operated means movable to prevent release of the connection between the pivoted arm and hanger, substantially as described.


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U.S. Classification248/62
International ClassificationF16L3/10, F16L3/14, F16L3/11
Cooperative ClassificationF16L3/11, F16L3/14
European ClassificationF16L3/14, F16L3/11