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Publication numberUS1888768 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 22, 1932
Filing dateMay 2, 1931
Priority dateMay 2, 1931
Publication numberUS 1888768 A, US 1888768A, US-A-1888768, US1888768 A, US1888768A
InventorsJoseph Lach
Original AssigneeJoseph Lach
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Lather generating device
US 1888768 A
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Nov. 22, 1932. J. LACH LAT HER GENERATING DEVICE Filed May 2. 1931 l venor C/OSEPH L ACH llllll. III .lllr.

A Home y Patented Nov. 22, 1932 i i i rosnrn LAOH, or ENG Ewoonnnw Jnnsnrg I i LATHER GENERATNG :DEVICEV fl Application filed May 2,

The present invention relates to new and useful improvements in lather generating de-' vces. It is the primary object'of the present in vention'to equip a lather generating device with means for heating the liquid which enters' into the operation of generating lather. It is a further object of the invention to provide a lather generating device which will be in the form of a self-contained unit and which will, therefore, be readily transport able.

It is a still further object of the invention to provide a device which will generate a lather of the desired consistency in a rapid and highly efficient manner.

It is a still further ob ect to provide a device which may be readily' disassembled into its several parts for the purpose of cleaning thereof.

lVith the above and other objects in view i which will be apparent as the'nature of the invention is better understood, reference will be had to the accompanying drawing, where- Figure l is a view inside elevation of ,a lather generating clevice constructed in accordance with the present invention,

Figure 2 is a vertical sectional View of the j device, and; i

Figure 3 is a horizontal sectional view thereof. Referring more specifically to the drawing,

i the device conprisesa receptacle 5 which may be constructed from hard rubber, bakelite or other similar materiaL although other mate rials may be employed if desired. The receptacle has a neck portion 6 and this neck portion is adapted to be closed by means of a suitable stopper 7.

The reference character 8 designates a discharge nozzle for the lather, and as best'illustrated in Figure 2, this discharge spout is renovably secured in the stopper 7 by having a threaded engagement therewith.

The reference character 10 designates an immersio n heater which is preferably of the electrical type, and said immersion heater also has screw threaded engagement with the stopper 7 as designated at 11 in said Figure 2.

of the invention 1931; ?r Serial n; 534358; 4 A suitableelectricalconductonl'is attached by mea ns of asuitabIe coupling 13; to the heater 10 and furnishes the power thereforr Air is introduced into the receptacle ;5 by` meansf a tube or the like-15 andjthistube lrh'a's' its loweren'dspacedbuta slightdistance from the bottom of the receptacle s 5.; The upper 'end of the tube 15 has threaded'engagenent as at 16 with the stopper; ?and the i upper extremity of'saidtube -15 proj ectsjas at 18 slizghtly beyond theupper faceoffthestop; p .m

Air` is s pp i y 'me ns of ap mp r the 1ike2O and said pump comprises a cylinder, 21 iiwhich is mounted for reciprocation a piston22 `Interposedhetweenthe piston22 and the` lower end wall` of the cylinder 21-,.there a coil spring 23 which tends to'maintain thepiston in the 'intermediate position in Vwhichitis shown in-Figure 2. F

mounted in ani opening in the upper end of .the cylinder l and the'upper end of th epis ton rod 26 is providedlwith an Operating head 27. Leading from the bottom end of ,the cylend ofthistubefextends up to`a position approximatin'gthe location. ofthe stopper 7, as .indicated at 29 111 Figure' 2. onnectingj the `upper end of' the rigid tube 7:29 with the up. ?9 per end 187.01? thetube 15,`. therc is a flxib le i tubular member. preferablyinthe form ofa rubber hose30.` v e. l. Thetof cyli' der' 21j is preferably carried 'by the receptac'le 5 and issecured theretoby i means of bands or thelike53 which? substam tially-surround the` receptacle, land 4' shapedto conform .to thej'shape ofthe cyl 1 der-El; The free'endsof thebands are t oget er' by a y: suitable fastenifg 'means for exinplafbolts jo? ,the like 35,;hav.- ing ;nuts 36 which boltspass'through thefree ende of the bands; t y The" operationof the device is as follows: Upon operation of the piston 22 in the cylinder 21, air under pressure is forced through the tubes 28, 30 and 15, into the re ceptacle 5. :It is to be understood'that the The pisten 22 has a' pisten red 2.6 silidably i V inder 21-,th-ere is a rigid tube 28 and the upper v e i 'is generated and pressure is built up in the 'i o I Fuithermore, itwillbe notedrthat by the `Construction herein employed the several "e1e-'` i ments ofthedevice are so mountedwith rei spect to.j; th'e st-opper of the receptacle as to r be readily'r'emovable for the purpose of cleanwater with soap; powder or a cake of soap e may be employedif desired The heater is supplied with current by means of a suitable'. switch not shown and the liquid in the 0011- 'tainer 5' heated and as the air passes through the 'liquid in the'container, the lather is ormed and air pressure' carries the same through the discharge nozzle 8 as the lather receptacle 5; r

'invention provides a novel formof lather `generator 'in which the liquid from which' the lather is generated may be heated within i the receptacle, and inwhichthe generation of'lather may-be' carried on at Will.

ing,;-thus'in`suring a sanitary devce'.

' While the invention has been herein disclosed in a preferred form, it is to be understood that the invention is not to be limited to the specific Construction herein shown, and

that it may be practced in other fornswith- 'I depart'ng from' the Spirit of the inven- A 3 Having thus described the invention, what i' is claimed as'new, and what it is' desired to secure by Letters Patent' of the United States, is:

^ 'A lather producing device comprisinga i receptacle having a restricted mouth, a stopper closing the mouth, said stopper being 5 spaced from the inner end of'the iriouth, a

goose neck' pipe passing through the stopper With its lower end flush with thelower end of the stopper, a pipehaving its upper end i passingthrough 'the stopper'with itsupp'er "end projecting above the 'stopp'er andits jlower end spacedslightly fromthe bottom of the receptacle, a pump cylindervertically -arranged, clamps connecting' the cylinder with the recept acle in'spaced relation, a pis- ;ton in the cylinder having its 'stem passing through the top thereof, a vertically arranged pipe having its major portion located in the space between the receptacle and cylinder and' i having its lower end connected with the lower endof the pump cylinder, and a flexible pipe I connecting the upper end of thelast-nentioned pipe with the projecting end of the pipe which extends'to apoint spaced from the bottom of the receptacle. "In testimony whereof` I aflix my signature.`


Thus it wll be apparent'that the present i

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U.S. Classification222/190, 222/340, 222/400.8, 261/121.1
International ClassificationA45D27/00, A45D27/10
Cooperative ClassificationA45D27/10
European ClassificationA45D27/10