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E.- H. MCCLOUD Jan. 29, E935.
Original Filed April 28, 1952 4 Sheets-Sheet l EDWARD H. /VIS CLOUD.
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Jan. 29, 1935. E. H. MCCLOUD DOOR Original Filed April 28, 1932 4 Sheets-Sheet 4 Patented Jan. 29, 1935 i UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE DOOR Edward Harrison McCloud, Columbus, Ohio, assignor to The Kinnear Mfg. Company, Columbus, Ohio, a corporation of Ohio Original application April 28, 1932, Serial No. 607,976. Divided and this application February 7, 1933, Serial No. 655,630
Claims. (Cl. 20-20) This invention relates to improvements in sec- These sections are hinged to one another by tional doors of the overhead type, and has for its means of hinges 6. Certain of the sections have object to provide, in connection with such doors, extending longitudinally thereof, across from one means for ingress and egress in the form of a small side to the other, a metallic stiiener 7 used t'o pre- 5 pass door or wicket door. This pass door or vent the buckling or swinging of the door between 5 wicket door is so constructed, in connection with the sides. Each section except the top section the sections of the overhead door, that it will not has on its top edge a notch 8 adapted to receive interfere with the operation of the sectional door a correspondingly shaped tongue 9 on the lower and may be used for the passage of individuals edge of an adjacent section. These tongues and 10 while the overhead door is in closed position. notches tend to prevent the passage oi water from 10 Itis particularly the object of this invention to without, through the door, into the garage or provide a pass door, in connection with an overbuilding to which the door is applied. This notch head sectional door that is easily operated and and tongue structure also tends to prevent the will securely close the passageway therein and passage of air through the crack between the door l5 prevent the leaking of water and air through the sections. 15 doorway, and to provide in connection with the In the door as a whole there is provided an sectional door, braces adjacent the pass or wicket opening 1D, which extends across the section 4 door to prevent any unnecessary swinging moveand section 3,with the exception of the top rail ment of the door due to weakness caused by the 1l, and `across section 5, with the exception of insertion of the wicket or pass door. the bottom rail 12. These rails are retained 20 These and other advantages will appear from in sections 3 and 5, to give greater strength and the following description taken in connection with rigidity to the parts of the section door immethe drawings. diately around the pass door.
This application is a division of my application This pass door has three sections, an upper Ser. No. 607,976, led April 28, 1932. section 13, an intermediate section 13a and a 25 Referring to the drawings: lower section 13b. These sections are united to Figure 1 is an outside View of a sectional door one another by means of hinges 14, as shown in of the overhead type, with a pass door inserted Figure 3. The pass door is attached to one side therein. of the opening therefor and to the door sections Figure 2 is an outside view of a part of a secby means of hinges l5. These hinges are adja- 30 tional door with the pass door connected therecent the hinges 14, and one strap of each hinge with. is attached to the door by means of the same Figure 3 is an enlarged View of that part of the rivets, screws or bolts that hold one strap of the sectional door immediately surrounding the pass hinge 15.
door, with the pass door in closed position. One strap of the hinge 15 has thereon a brace 35 Figure 4 is a section on the line 4-4 of Figure 3. element 16, Which COODelatGS With a brace ele- Figure 5 is a section on the line 5 5 of Figure 2. ment 17 to prevent the bending ofthe door from Figure 6 is a section on the line 6-6 of the outside toward the inside of the building to Figure 2. which the door is attached. As shown in Figure Figure 7 is a, Section 0n the line 7 7 of Figure 2, 1, these brace elements are attached to the parts Figure 3 is a, section on the line 8 8 of Figure 3, 3, 4 and 5, adjacent the line between the sections, Figure 9 is an enlarged view show-lng one of Jghe so that when the door is closed and the sections hinges connecting the pass door t0 one of the are in alignment with each other, these braces overhead door sections and the braces used in abut and Prevent the buckling 0f the door in a Connection with the overhead door Seeti0ns direction opposite to that in which the door bends 45 Figure 10 is e. section on the line 10-10 of during the act of opening and closing. This brace Figure 9, 17 is attached to the door sections by means of Figure 11 is a section on the une 11-11 of the rivets or bolts which hold one strap of one Figure 9 of the hinges 6. These numerals 16 and 17 are In Figure 1 there is Shown a Sectional deer ef used to designate brace elements used in con- 50 the overhead type. 1n this ligure the door is hecth With the hinges 15.
shown as composed of five sections, indicated by Oh the Side 0f the DaSS dOOI ODDOSS the hinges the numerals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, beginning from the 15 are braces 18 and 19 on sections 3 and 4, and upper section and ending with the lower section. braces 20 and 21 on the sections 4 and 5. These This iigure shows the outside of the door. braces serve the same purpose that braces 16 55 and 17 do. By means of the hinges 6 and the braces 16, 1'7, 18, 19, 20 and 21 the door when in a vertical position is held substantially rigid. Any gust of air or any pressure on the outside of the sectional door is overcome by means of these braces so that though there is provided in the sectional door ythis pass or wicket door the strength and rigidity of the sectional door are not materially affected thereby.
In order that the pass. door may securely close the passageway through the sectional door there is provided, around the periphery of the door, in the wall thereof providedV in the sectional door, a groove 22, into which a tongue 23 on the pass door fits. This construction is shown in Figure 8.
Each door section is composed of a plurality of panels. Section 1 has wooden panels 24. Sections 2 and 3 have glass panels 25, while sections 4 and 5 have wooden panels 26. These panels are shown in Figure 7 to be of three ply, giving greater strength and rigidity to the part of the door near the ground or bottom of the doorway. There is provided,`in connection with the pass door, a lock 27, which engages a cooperating latch member found in one section of the sectional door.
This sectional door is adapted to be used in connection with garages and other similar buildings. 'Ihe operation and support of such a door are well known and form no part of the present invention. The present invention relates solely to the formation of a pass'door in connection with a sectional door of the overhead type, and means for strengthening the sectional door around the pass door so that the sectional door is not weakened by the formation therein of a pass door.
It also pertains to the connection` of parts of the pass door so they will articulate with the sections of the main or overhead door. Y
I desire to comprehend within myinvention such modifications as may be embraced within my claims and the scope of my invention.
Having thus fully described my invention, what I claim as new .and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is:
1. In combination, a hinge for hinging horizontally disposed sections and a hinge for hinging vertically disposed sections, and means attached to said respective hinges engaging one another to prevent inward movement of said sections under pressure on one side of the hinges. 2. In combination, a hinge for hinging horizontally disposed sections .and a hinge for hinging vertically disposed sections, and means attached to said respective hinges engaging one another to prevent inward movement of said sections under pressure on one side of the hinges, one of said hinges and said means being arranged on one side of the sections and the other of said hinges being arranged on the other side of the sections.
3. A new article of manufacture comprising a hinge formed of hinged plates, a hinge pin,"a shoulder on one of said hinge plates, and an abutment plate having a corresponding shoulder engageable therewith.
4. A new article of manufacture comprising a hinge formedfo hinged plates, a hinge pin, a shoulder on one of Said hinge plates, an abutment plate having a corresponding shoulder en.
gageable therewith, and a. second hinge having hinge plates and a hinge pin arranged transversely of the first-mentioned hinge pin, said second hinge having one of its hinge plates connected to said abutment plate. ,Y
5. In combinatioma transverse hinge on oppositely disposed Vertical hinged door sections, each section being attached to one 'part of said hinge, and an abutment plate on-one of said sections engaging anl abutment on a part of said hinge on the other section.
EDWARD HARRISON MCCLOUD.