US 1920002 A
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July 25, 1933. 0.1-1. CHASON 3 A'ITACI-IMENT FOR VACUUM CLEANERS Filed June 22, 1932 Patented July 25, 1933 UNITED STATES IPATENTOFFICE DANIEL H. GHASON, OF ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY, ASSIGNOR TO THE SINGER MANU- FACTURING COMPANY, OF ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY, A CORPORATION OF NEW JERSEY Application, filed June 22,
This invention relates to attachments for vacuum cleaners and has for its primary object to provide an improved attachment for polishing floors.
With the above and other objects in view, as will hereinafter appear, the invention comprises the devices, combinations, and arrangements of partshereinafter set forth and illustrated in the accompanying drawing of a preferred embodiment of the invention, from which the several features of the invention and the advantages attained thereby will be readily understood by those skilled in the art.
The preferred embodiment of the invention will be understood by reference to the accompanying drawing, in which:
Fig. 1 shows a side elevation of a portable type vacuum cleaner with my vimprovedfloor polishing attachment 'removably se-. cured thereto.
Fig. 2 is a front elevation of the vacuum cleaner with the attachment secured thereto.
Fig. 3 is an end elevation of the floor polishing attachment.
Fig. 4 is a vertlcal section taken substantially along the line 4. l of Fig. 3. In the embodiment of this invention selected for illustration 1 designates the ordinary portable vacuum cleaner having the usual handle 2, motor 3 and suction nozzle 4 terminating in a rib 5.
My improved floor polishing attachment comprises a thick flat rectangular metallic plate 6 to the under side of which is secured by the rivets 7 a felt pad 8. Mounted on the upper side of the plate 6 are lugs apd 11 having depending headed extensions 9 and 9 extending through suitable apertures in the plate 6. Pivotally secured to the lugs 10 and 11 by the pivot bolts 12 and 12' are the ears 13 of the spring-clips l3 and 14 having upstanding arms 15 which grip or embrace the rib 5 of the suction nozzle 4 along the front and rear sides thereof. The pivotal connection between the polishing plate 6 and the springs clips 13 and 14 permits the plate to rest fiat upon the floor with the vacuum cleaner nozzle tilted upwardly sufiiciently to admit the polishing ATTACHMENT EOE VACUUM CLEANERS 1932. Serial No. 618,668.
plate and also permits the polishing plate to accommodate itself to irregularities in the secured to the under side of said plate,
spring-clips adapted to embrace said suction nozzle for attaching said plate to said nozzle, and means for pivotally connecting and plate to said spring-clips.
2. A floor polishing attachment for vacuum cleaners having a suction nozzle, comprising a plate formed with upstanding lugs .on the upper side thereof and a polishing pad secured to the under side thereof, clips havlng spring-arms which are adapted to embrace and detachably secure said plate to the nozzle of said vacuum cleaner, and means for pivot-ally connecting said clips to the upstanding lugs on said plate.
3. A polishing attachment for a vacuum cleaner having a suction nozzle formed with ribs, comprising a plate formed with upstanding lugs and having a polishing pad secured to the under side thereof, a pair of clips having upstanding spring-arms adapted to embrace and engage the ribs on said nozzle for detachably securing said plate thereto and depending ears extending over and pivotally connected to the upstanding lugs onsaid plate. i
DANIEL H. CHASON.