US 1839160 A
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Dec. 29, 1931. 1 |=l- AUSSEN, JR 1,839,160
MARKING IMPLEMENT Filed Oct. 18, 1927 Ime/1416015) attove q Patented Dec. 29, 1931 JOHN r. NIssEN, Jn., or rmmnmnra, rENNsYLvaNIA mmuNG rmrmnmNr Application med. October 18, 1927. Serial No. 226,998.
The object of the present invention is to provide a marking implement in which the marking material of viscous character is kept in a container from which itmay be expelled,
and from which air is at all times excluded, the elements being such that they can be cheaply manufactured, so that when the material 1s entirely used, the implement can be discarded.
The preferred embodiment of the invention is illustrated in the accompanying drawin s, wherein igure 1 is a perspective view of the implement,
Figure 2 is a longitudinal sectional view through the nipple end of the same,
Figure 3 is a perspective view of the spring supporting saddle,
Figure 4 is a top plan view of said saddle with the spring mounted thereon.
In the embodiment disclosed a collapsible non-elastic tubular body 5 is provided that constitutes a container for the viscous marking material, and also forms a permanently collapsible handle for manipulating the implement and expelling the contents of the body. This body is provided at one end with a conical end wall 6, which carries as a permanent and preferably integral part thereof, an outstanding externally threaded nipple 7 having an opening 8, through which the contents are discharged. The other end of' the body 5 is preferably crimped or otherwise closed, as shown at 9.
Screwed on the nipple 7 is an internally threaded cap 10, the outer end of whichis tapered as shown at 11, and is provided with a central discharge orice l2, behind which is formed a valve seat 13. In the outer end of the nipple and normally bearing against the seat 13 so as to close the orifice 12 is a ball 14 that 'thus constitutes a closure valve and a marking element. i
An open saddle is located within the cap and is preferably formed of wire bent into a ring 15 that surrounds the opening 8 and rests on the outer end of the nipple 7. This wire is further bent into an inwardly extending loop or yoke 16 that enters the nipple V7 and terminates in a central outwardly extending holding stem 17 that terminates short of the ball 14. On the stem 17 is a coiled spring 18 that rests against the inner end of the loop side of the ball 14.
As already indicated, the body 5 is filled with a viscous marking material of the consistency of thick paint, and it completely fills the body and cap.
In using the implement, the operator inverts it, grasps the body as a handle and moves the ball 14' over the fabric or other material to be marked. This obviously rotates the ball and moves it inwardly against the action of the spring, so that the pressure of the hand will expel the contents through the orifice 12 at the desired rate to properly mark. The body, being non-elastic, is gradually compressed and retains its compressed condition so that no air will enter to harden the contents and the ball constitutes a' seal that will prevent the expulsion of the material except when pressed inwardly in use. Because of the simplicity of the structure, it is not intended to be refilled, but is discarded when the contents are completely exhausted.
From the foregoing, it is thought that the construction, operation and many advantages of the herein described invention will be apparent to those skilled in the art, without further description, and it will be under-- stood that various changes in the size, shape, proportion and minor details of construction may be resorted to without departing from the spirit or sacrificing any of the advantages of thev invention.
What-I claim, is:
1. A marking implement comprising a collapsible, substantially .non-elastic, tubular body constituting a container for a viscous marking material and a permanently collaps-` ible handle for manipulating the implement and expelling thecontents, a discharge member on one end of the body through which said marking material finds egress, a combined marker and closure for .the member movably mounted therein' and projecting therefrom, and means for yieldingly holding the marker and closure in its projected and closing position.
16 and bears against the inner charge member on one end of the body through which said marking material finds egress, a combined marker and closure ball for the member movably mounted therein and projecting therefrom, and a sprin operating against the inner side of the ba l for yieldingly holding itin its projected and closlng position. 3. A marking implement comprising a collapsible, substantially non-elastic, tubular body constituting a container for a viscous marking material and a permanently collapsible handle for manipulating the implement and expelling the contents by being permanently collapsed, a nipple permanent with and rojecting from one end of the body, af
cap tted on the nipple and having a dis# charge orifice in its outer end, a ball in the cap and normally closing the orifice, an open saddle seated on the outer end of the nipple and having a spring support extending 1nwardly into the nipple and an outwardly exbody holding said body distended and Sulliciently rigid to permit itspbeing held as a handle in o rating the implement when marking go said marking -material finding egress through the nip le when the body is compressed, and a com inedmarker and closure for the nip le opening, said marker and closure being yieldingly mounted on the end 'of the nipple and operating to transfer the expressed viscous marking material to the goods being marked when the body is manipulated and pressed, and acting to revent the egress of the material when the ody is not in use. l
In testimony whereof, I aiix my signature.
JOHN P. NissEN, JR.
tending spring holding stem, and av coiled spring seated on the support, surrounding the stem, and bearing against the ball.
4. A marking implement comprising a collapsible, substantially -non-elastic, tubularbody constituting a container for a viscous' marking material and a permanently collapsible handle for manipulating the implement.
and expelling the contents by its permanent collapse, an externally threaded nipple on one end of the body, an internally threaded cap screwed on the nipple and having a tapered end provided with an exit orice, a ball in the tapered end controlling the orifice, a ring mounted on the outer end of the nipple with the cap and carrying an inwardly disposed loop having an outstanding stem, and
a coiled spring on the stem supported by the loop and bearing against the inner side of the ball.
5. A marking implement comprising a collapsible, substantially non-elastic, tubular handle body having a front end Wall and a non-collapsible discharge nipple projecting from the end wall and of less diameter than the tubular body, a cap mounted on the nipple and having a discharge orice, and a marking device yieldingly mounted in the cap and on the nipple and projecting through the orifice.
6. As an article of manufacture, a nonrellable implement for marking, comprising a collapsible substantially non-elastic tubular bod'y having a projecting non-collapsible nipple on one end ofk less diameter than the body and provided with an egress opening,
a body of viscous marking material in the Y