US 2003630 A
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June 4, 1935. -W F ERR|G E' AL 2,003,630
PIPE CUTTER Filed June 4, 1934 Patented .une 4, 1935 "V UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE;
PIPE CUTTER William F. Errig, Philadelphia, and George M. Pfundt, Churchville, Pa., assignors to Peco Manufacturing Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa., a corporation of Pennsylvania Application June 4, 1934 Serial No. 728,976
2 Claims. (C1. 81-187) This invention relates to pipe cutters of the end 3 are reinforced by an outward embossment type adapted for easily severing thin walled 'I extending longitudinally of said main portion pipes, rubb tubing or hose, and other articles and angled end for rigidity, while additional not involving more than manual eifort. holes 8 are provided in the main portion 2,
5 More specifically our invention has reference proximate angled end 3 whereby the device I: 5
to cutter devices comprising a bracket adapted can be rigidly attached to a horizontal strucfor rigid xture and a cutter element supported ture, as conventionally indicated at 6 in Fig. V.
thereby in inclined relation to said bracket, sev- The Othe 0T Oute` end 9 0f the mein POltOn erance of tubing being effected by rotary move- 2 iS e180 angled, eletve t0 Sad mein Portion, l0 ment thereof relative to the cutter element. and it is medially stamped out to provide a cutl0 The primary object of our invention is to proter-supporting flange I0 in alignment to one vide a tube cutter which is simple to construct, Side 0f e Central, longitudinally-eXteIldng, im-
easy to operate, and cheap to manufacture. pressed score or indicator-groove Il, in the main Aonther object is the provision of cutter of portion 2 and lower part of the reinforcing emthe type above indicated which is accurate, bcssment l, aforesaid. 15 clean and easy to operate, time and labor sav- 'Ihe cutter I2 is fashioned, from suitable ing, as well as eliminating makeshift tools such metal, with an angled penetrator point I3 and as hack saws and the like. cutting edge I4 which, when said cutter is se- With the foregoing and other objects in view cured to the supporting ange Iii as by stove as will hereinafter become apparent, or to which bolts I5 passed through registering holes in both 20 specific reference will be made, our novel pipe the cutter I2 and flange I8, are both in direct cutter essentially comprises a supporting comalignment with the indicator-groove II, as best ponent which may be rigidly secured to a verunderstood from Fig. II. tical or horizontal stationary element, and a Since the end sections are disposed at angles cutter supported by the component aforesaid in greater than a right angle with respect to the 25 alignment with an impressed indicator whereby main section, the end section bearing the blade accuracy of the cut at right angles to the axis will form at its juncture with the main section of the pipe being severed is positively ensured. a seat for receiving the pipe to be cut.
In the accompanying sheet of drawing there In using the device to cut a piece of rubber is illustrated one practical embodiment of our khOSe eS ndeeted at I5 in Fig. I, the Operator 30 invention, like characters of reference being ap- PleCeS Sad heSe, transversely across the main plied to Corresponding parts in all the VieWS portion 2 Of the deVCe I, and daWS Sad hOSB I6 Fig. I is a perspective view of our improved sharply OIWeJd against the DenetTatOr pOnt pipe cutter as attached to a vertical structure, I3 QI" the Cutter I2, whereupon the pipe or hose and Showing a portion of rubber hose in process will ride down the main section and enter the 35 of being severed. seat formed at the juncture oi the main portion Fig. II is a front elevation of the pipe cutter. 0r Section 2 and the end 9. This operation Fig. III is a vertical section on the line III--III iS OUOWed by rotating the hose I6 clockwise or in the preceding illustration, as viewed in the tOWeId the Cutting edge I4 of the cutter I2 and direction of the arrowg using the indicator-groove iI as a guide. 40
Fig 1V is a Section on the lino IV- IV in From the foregoing, it will be obvious that Fig. III also looking in the direction of the we have provided a simple and eiicient device arrows thereon; and whereby thin metal tubings and rubber hose, of Fig. V is an elevational view of our improved different diameters, may be eXpeditiously cut pipe cutter secured to a horizontal structure. into desired lengths with ease and a minimum 45 In the drawing we have shown a form of our of manual effort. I device I preferably,V although not essentially, Obviously minor changes may be made in the adapted for cutting thin radiator tubing or rubform or our device, and it is intended to include ber hose. As disclosed the device I consists of all such changes as may be reasonably included a somewhat channel-shaped bracket, fashioned within the scope of the following claims and the to provide a main portion 2 having one end relaprior art permits. tively angled at 3, and pierced with holes 4, for Having thus described our invention, we passage of securing means, such as screws 5, claim:- whereby the device I is fixed to a vertical wall 6, 1. A pipe cutter comprising a main section and for example. The main portion 2 and angled end sections, the end sections being disposed 5 at angles greatei` than a right angle with respect to the main section, one of said end sections having a flange extending laterally thereof and an opening therein, a cutting blade carried by the flange and extending through the opening with its cutting edge overhanging the main section, and means for securing the other end section to a support.
2. A pipe cutter comprising a main section 10 and end sections, the end sections being disposed at angles greater than a right angle with respect to the main section, a cutting blade carried by one end section, means for attaching the other end section to a Vertical support, the blade bearing end section forming in conjunction with the main section a seat adapted to receive a pipe when placed on the main section and said end section.
WILLIAM F. ERRIG. GEORGE M. PFUNDT.