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Publication numberUS1851296 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 29, 1932
Filing dateDec 30, 1929
Priority dateDec 30, 1929
Publication numberUS 1851296 A, US 1851296A, US-A-1851296, US1851296 A, US1851296A
InventorsNourse Rupert A, Schwartz Frank G
Original AssigneeMidland Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Door hanger lock and release
US 1851296 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

MalCh 29, 19324 F. G. SCHWARTZ ET AL DOOR HANGER LOCK AND RELEASE` Filed Dec. 50, 1929 .l w #77W y M TTORNEYS.

i' Patentedy "Man" 29,` 419132 I rientri; s'crcvsngwrz*, or. soUTH MILWAUKEE, ,ANDBTUPERT A. ivUrtslJ-i,l or?,

'MILWAUKEE wrseoNS'IN,n ,ASSIGNORS To .me Mmmm@ normalmmy` $69,313? Y nonneivenntoox AND RELEASE @Question ksied December'lfso, 1929. ksemen m5417345.'

This invention krelates, to improvements in gage Acan' doors.

` y doors. d

' A further object of the invention 1s to pro-Y one of the ycontrolling parts vis formedin an part.

f one'of the stops Itisone vof the objeotsofthe present inventionto provide a door hanger lock and release which may beeasily actuatedV in using the door Vhandles for opening Aand closing the vide a doorehanger lockand release in Vwhich open position'to be closedfaround;another A further objectfof the invention is tov provide a door hanger lock and release which conf trols the movementgof the doors to open or.v f closed or partially closed positions and locks l the doors in. any of said'positions. A A further yobject of the invention is to provide a door hanger look and release in which doors can be held in partially closed positionv Jfor safetyor ventilation purposes by locating track. y n

A'further object of the invention 1s to-.pro-

vide a door hanger lock and. release Whioh yis Vof simple construction, 1s strong and durable and fis Well adapted'for the'kpurposes. de-

scribed.' 'j l v y Y'Vith the above and other objects 1n., View` the invention consists of thefinlproved` door combinations as setv forth ,iny the all equivalents thereoiy,

hanger look and release and its partsand In the accompanying drawings in vvvhiohthe same reference characters indicate thelsame', yparts in all 'of the views;

` Fig. l' is a front. side VieWof the improved .doorhanger lock and. release shown mountedL on one side portion o'fja. :slidingdoor and.; .;fsupporting track;- Y W Fig. 2y is; any edgeview thereohparts being Yshown in section;

. I ,Figis alongitudinelseotionl detailfviewy i takenonV yline 'ofFignY 1; and

Fig. 4 is a transverse.'setionalfview tekeny online-cofFigQ Y l Referring to the drawings the numeral 8 indicates a hangery track upon the upper edge at any desired position on `the Y d K of the portionl'wtoprevent kthe-bolt'from.

claims, and.r

voI" whichA e .grooved hanger wvheel` 9 is moimt;A

ed.v AV hanger iframe 10! dependsfrom the shaft :l1 ofthe rWheel andv is adjustably `oon--v nected `to one side portion of a slidable door 1e by bolts. 13; Braeketgli hold the tra'ckiii;

spaced position romthe Wall 15;

TheV lower outer sider portion of thetracky l.

hasvvmonnted thereon 'a' stop member 16 hav-,l

ing an upper'ourvedledgel and. aoentral lockinggrecesslS.v The henger frame 10,1to, ODE SlideJ Q f the periphery-y-o`tl1e Wheelgisf formed with a verticallyextending grooveorchennelglS `through vWhieh extends7a.,.refk oiprocztl bolt 20. vThe bolt is `formed withy an rinwardly projec-tinghead 2l which.ente-ndsl` A door 12 in closedeposit'ion as shown.`r The upper #curved edge lwilhwhen the door is moved .to closed"positiomraisethe bolt y20 so Vit, can-,automatically dropyintolooked porYK Ysition. lt 'Will'benioted that the.pontionfl'y ofl the stop memberprojeots above the plane;

accidently jumping over V the:locking,recesjsn l8and passingover the partl7 when thef` momentum ofthe movement of the door.

yries the bolt over theportionfl'. 9

A corresponding` stop member V16 be.

positioned at the oppositeend. ofthetlfakg Y inglyrholds thek boltfin itslover looking posien outwardly projecting 111g 1.2i f V:Eormedjon the lower end ofthe .bolt 20 serves,

tion.

to limit 'the upward'movement of thebolt.,y A

lr'handle member 26 which has been Closed'.

' Afstrapzhandle25l'of ordinary c'vonstru'otionvr Vis mounted on the sflidablefdoor12 belmvthle"V 'plane' of-lthelha-ngerrame,=and1a 'split tubu-@f less` length than thehandlegportion to permit.. Y i

vertical movement ofthehandle ,membera se'KV iipper and lower horizontal flanges 27 and The upper flange 27 is provided with an o'set upwardly extending tubular stem 28 for receiving a vconnecting rod 29 therein. Said rod' 29 extends upwardly through a guide 80 andy loosely into an opening 3l formed in the lower end portion of the bolt 20 or it mayimpinge a lower surface of the bolt 20; C

As thus constructed the use in grasping the handle to open the door will move the handle member upwardly to unlatch the bolt and the door may then be slid to open position. In moving to open position and in the event that a similar stop member is used atthe'opposite end of the track, the head. ot

the bolt will ride up on the curved portion 17 and drop into the locking recess. In moving the doorto closed position the same operation as before described is repeated.

If desired'one of the stop members 1.6 may be mounted on the' track intermediate the track ends so that the door may be locked in partially closed position.

In moving the door from partially closed position an upward movement of the handle member will unlatch the bolt which will pass over the stop member at the portion marked 17 and the door can be moved to a fully l closed position.

From they foregoing description it will be Seen that the door hanger lock and release is of Very simple construction and is well adapted for the purpose described.

What we claim as our invention is:

*1.L In combination, a track, a door having suspension rollers coacting with saidl track, a stop member disposed adjacent to said track, a latch carried by said door and cooperable with said stop member, a Vhandle for moving said door located remote from said latch, said handle having an elongated grip ortion spaced from said door, a tubular mem er embracing said grip portion and slidable therealong, said tubular member having a lateral projection extending in close proximity to said door, and a rigid connection between said projection and said latch lying close to said door. l f

2. In combination, a track, ya door having suspension rollers coacting with said track, a. stop member disposed adjacent to said track, said stop member having a'recess and portionsof dil'erent height disposed on op.-

posite sides of said recess, a latch carried by said door and movable into said stop member recess over the lower of said portions, ya han# dle for moving saiddoor located remote from said latch, said rhandle having an elongated grip portionspaced from said rdoor,-a.tubu lar member embracing said grip portion and slidable therealong, said tubular member having aV lateral projection extending in close proximity to said door, and a rigid connec-V tion between said projection and said latch lying close to said door.

3. In combination, a track, a door having suspension rollers coacting with said track, a stop member disposed adjacent to said track, said stop member having a recess and portions of different height disposed on opposite sides of Said recess, a latch carried by said door and movable thereby into said stop member vrecessy overl the lower of said porv tions, and means for releasing said latch from said recess.

In testimony whereof we atlix our signatures. f

FRANK G. SCHWARTZ. RUPERT A. NOURSE.

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2438597 *Aug 10, 1942Mar 30, 1948Batina Charles CDoor and latch for tumbler washers
US3003202 *Apr 7, 1959Oct 10, 1961Bernard E MendelsohnConstruction for a window frame
US4872287 *May 13, 1988Oct 10, 1989C. Hager & Sons Hinge Manufacturing CompanyLatching mechanism for trolley-hung doors
Classifications
U.S. Classification292/175, 16/87.00R
International ClassificationE05C17/60, E05C17/00
Cooperative ClassificationE05D13/04
European ClassificationE05D13/04