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Publication numberUS1996897 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 9, 1935
Filing dateMar 27, 1933
Priority dateMar 27, 1933
Publication numberUS 1996897 A, US 1996897A, US-A-1996897, US1996897 A, US1996897A
InventorsBlinn Joseph S
Original AssigneeBlinn Joseph S
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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J. S. 'BLINN April 9, 1935.

APPLICATOR Filed March 27, 1933 IN VEN TOR.

Z: n /d/x/uJn/ A TTORNEY Patented Apr. 9, 1935 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 1 Claim.

This invention has relation to devices commonly known as applicators useful for applying liquids such as an antiseptic solution for example used in the surgical dressing of wounds.

In one embodiment of the invention the improved device is designed especially for surgical use when frequently a copious application of the antiseptic is required either externally or internally. With this example the device is usually separate entirely from the container for the solution and the container is preferably of a special kind having closure means whereby one or more applicators are hermetically held within the container so that at all times the applicators are in proper sterile condition ready for use.

In another embodiment of the invention the applicator is carried by the stopper of the container and in this form the applicator is more suitable for household use i or applying the antiseptic solution to cuts, bruises, burns, etc.

It is obvious the improved applicator is useful in many other instances where it is desired to apply a solution or liquid, for example perfume may be applied therewith, also a corn remedy or relief may be conveniently applied.

The invention will be more fully described hereinafter with reference to the accompanying drawing wherein- Figure l is a longitudinal section of a jar containing applicators of two sizes;

Figure 2 is a section of a bottle and stopper of a conventional type and in which the improved applicator is carried by the stopper;

Figure 3 is a sectional view of an applicator having a single application unit;

Figure 4 is an elevation showing a series of applicator units;

Figure 5 is a detail View showing a series of graduated applicator units; and

Figure 6 shows a modified form of the applicator units.

Referring to said drawing, l is a container of a suitable kind having a closure means 2 which may be an ordinary cork, an elastic cover as shown in Figure 1, or a screw cap as shown in Figure 2. The applicator is composed of a rod 3 which when separate from the container stopper is provided with a suitable handle such as 4. When the applicator is carried by the stopper one end of the rod 3 is secured thereto in any conventional manner. The other end of the rod 3 carries the applicator element composed of a number of rollers 5 threaded one above the other on the free end of the rod 3 so as to rotate thereon whereby a rolling application of the solution is obtained. The end of the rod 3 is headed as at 6 to prevent the applicator units falling ofl and to prevent upward displacement of the units 5 a check device such as a washer I or a flattened or offset portion 8 of the rod 3 is employed.

For external surgical dressing of wounds such as burns, cuts or bruises, units of the same size may be preferable. For internal dressing the units are preferably graduated with the smallest unit at the end so that the applicator is of a tascribed and it is to be understood that any modi fication coming fairly within the terms of the appended claim shall be covered thereby.

I claim:

An applicator of the class described comprisin a supporting rod carrying an applicator element thereon which tapers toward the distal end of said rod, said applicator element being composed of a plurality of rollers rotatively mounted one above the other on said rod and said rollersbeing of graduated sizes to produce the tapering shape of the applicator.

JOSEPH S. BLINN.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification604/289, 401/128
International ClassificationB65D51/32, B65D51/24, A45D34/04
Cooperative ClassificationA45D34/045, B65D51/32
European ClassificationB65D51/32, A45D34/04C2