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Publication numberUS2503051 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 4, 1950
Filing dateApr 9, 1946
Priority dateApr 9, 1946
Publication numberUS 2503051 A, US 2503051A, US-A-2503051, US2503051 A, US2503051A
InventorsJeckert Joseph F, Kleinfeld Benjamin W
Original AssigneeJeckert Joseph F, Kleinfeld Benjamin W
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Material cutting and measuring device
US 2503051 A
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April 4, 1950 J. F. JECKERT ETA|. 2,503,051

MATERIAL CUTTING AND MEASURINC DEVICE Filed April 9, 1946 4 Sheets-Sheet l April 4, 1950 J. F. JECKERT Er Al. 2,503,051


MATERIAL CUTTING AND MEAsuRINc DEVICE (La, M /gm ATTORNEY April 4, 1950 J. F. JEcKER'r Er AL 2,503,051

'MATERIAL CUTTING AND MEAsURINc DEVICE y Filed April 9, 1946 4 Sheets-Sheet 4 Q I Wi? @22M ATTORNEY Patented Apr. 4, 1950 UNITED* 2,503,051". MATERIAL' CUTTING AN-MEAsURINGf'- DEVICE 1 I Thisfy invention relatesfzto; display ands: dispensing:df-:vicesicrroll goods; suchtasrlinoleum; I Pre; viousxdevicesfof this-,character havevhadfzzth'e ,s disadvantage` off occupying too much: space# and being'rtoo complicatediirx their' construction', and

operation; v v

This invention will befea'silyxmovable.1and"posi= tionerl wherebyonedispensingaunit in'ay bei used partsirrtall viewssannin which a i ricains.vv (ci. 24e-55.5)

embodying'-the'v display: anddispensingf dei/inten-J Figure: 2 'isz a;r front;` elevational:y view'fo'f same?i partlyinsectiont: Figure 3 is a top plan view sh'owingftliea rangement of :a plurality of. display: devicesaa Fgui'efl isfa `front elevational viwftli'erl'eofz FizureffJ-is'.anenlargedQtransvrsefverticalsec tional-.viewltaken oniirief's-B :of 'Figurex/ Figure?" 61 is" a transverse.` l'iorizontarlry seetii viewftakeniori line .Gi--Iof'Figiirei i y K Figure; 'Iy is: an enlarged@transverse1vertimaklsee# tional view-of "af part:of"our"dispensingfclevices-y f Figure `8 is' :alf horizontal sectional view taken' onlinesf-BbfFiguref'll Figuref9fisfaa1rl' similar view) showing someipartsj inrqadifterent'psition- Figure dois aftopvfpla'n view-offanotherrpart off our :dispensingilunit.' Figure# 1l is .1 ai' front J elevatiorla'lview thereflf Figure 12'isafsideelevation'alViewlof Figure 1" Figure 13 is a fragmentary View, showirilg-'plirts2V @Figure-12ms different position. l

Figuresaflr; .lfand 16%' arecdetaililviewsf of artour-dispensing dev-ice: s

Referring;now=tocthe1nrawingsfand1 in=1"igur'esv1V anriwz; ourf'inventicn-e cousistsf o a displaymnit `2|); wzdispensing12unit-2JI andra -measl a? centrally located openingrzf tcfr'ecifelvirv the' Sleeves'fand. i3 I arezfslidablyf arrangedon the shaft? 28?-b`etw`een they yflangew andA a cap; 32-` on the shaft 28. Springs 33 may be secured to the sleeves a 3D1; and l. 3 I'-v as* shown at' 34"' to engage the coree35 of #rolls 36;l A disk.31isrotatably'arranged on af-liub-'3Ilv Within a recess 39 of the base 25;

Thusto inserta- -supplyroll of goods;- it isonly neeessarytplace the'fcorei'35 ofvon'e endvof the roll 36% overftherfspringsf33""and'bringing-the end ofzthe rollio rest upon'theidisk 311: v v

It visr tnerebl'yaveasily understood that the rroll is rotatablyfmounted kon:theifdi's'play dievi'c'e20, since it bears-upon the disk 31, which is revolvable on trie lfiubf 38'; andiltliusagoods may-'be 'easily' vu'nrolled.

Aihollw posti/ahr isf-securedtc trie' base125 as shown? aI: 4 I and; adapted tof receivea shaft 4'2,

whichziatterz' extendsv into; a rectangular-:farm 43 K provided 'with a. lining 44;r A helical sprin`g45 is secured oironefendtothe shaftv 42,'A as shown at 46; .-wliileffthevother endisfattacliedl to a collar 41, lavingafst screw 48. l

Thus when` aa roll of goods has .beenpla'c'ed upon the stand'253 tharml 43witlfiits lining 44 is brought"Lintoffrictional 'contact -with theroll' 36. Thisirictonis': easilyfadjustable byfmearis 'of the spring;` -5`collarlf41faxiset screw 48, as may readily.: befunderstood?fromi-Figuref.y By means ofthis arrangement an" opening-1N up o'f Vthe roll after. the removal 'fanyftieiiig means,"y is thereinY7` preveifited..k Ei'itensin 49fa1e 'foiind'fon the front edgey 50 '"of' thebases 251' and l' are :provided with depressionsfo'r .notches 5 I f As herebefore mentioned, a plurality of'iny displayf devices fm'ayJBe-ieasily 'positioned without occupyingetoc"Lrmic'lispace.`

tends into enlarged portions 59 and 60 at its ends and has attached to one end a gear 6| covered by a plate 62. The member 58 with the bore 63 is rotatably arranged on the post 55 and held in place by means of a screw 64 engaging the groove 51.

A substantially circular housing l65 is secured to the enlarged upper end 60 as yby screws 66 and by the' screws 64 to'the enlarged lower portion 59 and has attached close to one edge thereof a vertically extending angular member 61. To

the other edge is hinged as at; 6,8 al radialmem- A ber 69.

A cam member 10 is pivoted at 1| in the enlarged lower end 59 and at 12 inthe enlarged upper end 60, and has a level` 'E3 attached there- By means of the lever '|3,;thecammember 4 22 and particularly to Figures l, 2, 10, 1l and 12, a square post |99 is provided with a base with approximately the width of the rectangular area |68 to allow a sliding movement of the post |09.

At the top the post |99 has secured thereto a bar |Il9a, to slidably accommodate a U-shaped cross member having downward extensions IIZ'and ||3 and extending into arms ||4 and I |5. The arm I4 is provided with a downwardly extending shaft H6, accommodating sleeves ||1 `and ||3 towhich are secured springs I |9, the latter to engage the core 35 of the roll 36, when inserted into the top of the roll.

The arm H5 extends into a yoke |20 to en- 'gage a roller |2| loosely mounted on the extenmay be brought into engagement with the radial member 69. x

A vertically extendiny cam 14 is pivoted to the lower end 59 as shown at 15 and to the upper end 60 as at 16 and has secured thereto a lever 11, by means of which the cam 'I4 may be brought into engagement with the open end of the housing 65.

A shaft 18 is iournaled at its lower end in the platform 52 and carries a gear 'I9 tomesh with the gear 6| of the tubular member 58. At its upper end the shaft 18 passes through an arm 80 formed in the frame 54 and carries a bevel gear 8|, to mesh with awbevel gear 82 connected onA a shaft 83 and rotatably arranged in the bearing 34 formed on the frame 54. `A'set screw 65 is provided in the bearing 84 to lock the gears in any desired position, as may be seen from Figure '1.

A crank handle 89 is secured to the shaft 83, by means of which the bevel gears 8| 'and 82 and the gears 'I9 and 6| may be turned, thus rotating the tubular member 58 with all its connecting parts. f

A U-shaped handle 81-is connected to the framel 54 as at 88 to allow for easy manipulation to and from any of the display units 20 to which the dispensing unitj2| is to be connected, the operation of which will be described later.

The Ygear 6| is covered by a-guard 89, while the rest of the mechanism is enclosed by the back 90 attached to the frame 54and bythe housing 9|, which at the top 92 has a block 93 attached thereto, to provide a bearing for. the slidable rod 94. arc-shaped member 95 provided with a lining 96. The rod 94,1,nay be locked` in `any-position ,by means of a set screw 91. as shown invFigures l, 2and7.

Pawls 98 are secured to the platform 52 `at 99 and normally held in a downwardiposition by springs |00. (See Figures -l and 2.) The pawls 98 terminate into hook portions |0| to engage the notches 5| inthe extensions v49 of the base andare held in such an engagement'bythe:

springs |00. These pawls 98 may be released from the notches 5| by means of cam portions |02 provided on a shaft I 63, which latter is journaled to the platform 5,2 as at |04 and terminates into a handle |05.

The pawls98 come into locking position with Referring now to thefcutting mechanism.

To thelatter is connected an sion |22 of the tubular member 58, the roller |2| being held in place by a bolt |23 and a washer |24. The roller |2| may be locked into the yoke by a latch |25 secured to the arm ||5 as at |26.

Thus it will now clearly be understood from the foregoing description that by the insertion of thesprings ||9 into the core 35 of roll 36e-nd the engagement of the base l0 within the space |08, the cuttingI unit 22 is thus brought in proper relation with the roll 36 and held in this =rela= tion by the latch member |25.

A bar |21 is slidably arranged in relation to the post |09 by means of rods |28 and secured by nuts |29 thus forming an openingY |30 through which the end |3| of theroll 36 maybe passed. Between the post |09 and the bar |21 are interposed springs |32 to normally keep the opening |30 in an open position. The other ends of rods |28r are pivoted at |33;.to cam. members' |34, formed with projections, said cam members are connected to rods |35 provided with reduced por' tions |36 slidable in rods |38 and surroundedrby tension springs |31, one end of which is con' nected to the rods |35. Theother ends of springs |31 are secured at` |39 to the rods |38, which in turn are pivoted at |40 .to a'ratchet |4| on a stud |42 rotatably mounted in a bracket |43 fast 'on thepost |09.v The stud |42 also carries anarm |44 by means of which the ratchet may be rotated and held in position by a pawl member. |45 pivoted at |45 to the .post |09. 1

Secured at itsupper and lower end of post|09 as shown at |41 and |48, is a bar |40 toac'commodate a;slide.| 50, providedwith rollers-'|51 to engage the bar 49. The slide is provided with a handle |52. A circular cutting knife |53 is-rotatably secured tothe slide |50 at |54 and'held' in a fixed position by ascrew |55 in the slide |50, entering into one of the holesl 56 of the knife |53.' Thus only part of the cutting-edge |51 is in use at any time, as clearly shown in Figure 12, and if this part of the `knife |53 through extensive use-becomes worn, an unused section of the knifelmay be exposed by means of .the screw 655 and holes |56. By this arrangement theknife may be lused for a considerable length of time, before a'removal forV resharpening or-'replacement becomes necessary. f I

The post |09 is provided with extensions |58` having bayonet slots |59 to accommodate a bracket |60 of a metering device |6|'. The 5mechanism of this device is not shown, but connected with it is a downwardly extending shaft |62 jour# nailed in the bracketv |60. A gear |63 is secured` The shaft 65is `iournalle'd in a sleeve |68 pivot'ed" 'Ijhe"slide'|50 'is frictionally'held in its upper ppsitionby-'faball- |13-engaginga depression; 14, jthe balll beingY kept inengagement with,y the d e- ;p sion |14 bya'spring- |1-5jin a'nppening lili-'of post 0,9; thisopening beingf closed bya screw sliding'loiijthe bar |0hr by'meansof a screwv |18. vliiescribing now more' fully the operation ofthe invention, the springs I ||l-:of.fthe,cutting unit 22 are inserted into the coreof the roll from which the, material is to be dispensed, the basey |,l to biefplacedvhetween the, extensions 49 and` held withinthis'space by the forwardedge |06"of"the platform 52, which is locked in position with the display unit by means of pawls IOI, the latch also having been locked to the roller-42| of the dispensing unit 2|'. The end |3| of a roll"36, on the display unit 20 is fed between the friction rollers |66 and |61 and through the opening |30 into the dispensing unit 2| and within the circular housing 95 until the edge of the end |3| position by means of the ca-m 10 and lever 13, asv

shown in dotted lines in Figure 8 and in full lines in Figure 9.

When the desired amount or length as indicated by the measuring device has been wound on the roll 65, the gear mechanism and the yoke 95 with the lining 96 is then brought into engagel ment with the wound material vand locked by the screw 91 to prevent unwinding of the material; 6|, 19, 8| and 82 may then belocked by the screw 85. The bar |21 is then brought in close contact with the material |3| by means of the rods |28, cams |34, rods and |38, and the ratchet |4| and pawl I 45, thus holding the material clamped firmly within the slot |30. The slide with the knife |53 may then be moved downward on the guide bar |49 by means of the handle |52 and the knife |53 engaging the edge |8|lr of the post |09 will then cut and separate the dispensed material from the material still left on the roll. The gears may then be unlocked and the rem'aining end wound on the housing at which stage the wound material is then ready for tieing by strings or any other suitable means.

To facilitate easy removal of the tied up roll, the member 69 is brought back into its innermost position after the cam 14 has been released from engagement with the material |3|. The dispensing device 2| may then be disengaged from the display unit 22 and moved to any suitable place for the removal of the roll. v

To further facilitate the removal of the dispensed roll, the platform may be tilted and rested ljh'e cross member H is prevented; from Aonthe rollers =53""a11d1t1f1'e` handle 81"* aseshown by thedotted'flinesofFiguref. f

Itiseobvious=-tli'at changes may be-rnadedn` the form,l construction andJ arrangement` offthe several'A parts, as: 'sl"1own, withinthe scopey oftlie appended" claims, v'vithout-1 departing from# the spiritl 'ofl the invention; and weldo not, therefore; wish toflim'itrourselves tof the exact `constri-iction shownfa'ndi described herein.

Whatf'weolaimas-new, andidesirekto seeurefb'y Letters@Patentv ofithe'UnitedfStates; is:

The 'combina-uwer a dispensingun-it; ansia 'measuring' unitv with` a display unit, "the latter havingabase, arotatable disk'mounted thereon, 'a' shaft; turna-bleinsaid* base,l sleeves` slidably dispbseel4 vori-saidll shaft, and'A expandible-springs arranged between theends osaid sleeves; Where# by to engagea roll ofmateria-l', aA hollow-member seeuredito thebase; ay vertical shaft vrotatably airrangediin-f'said hollow member, said#shaftfhav-i inga rectangulancurved army atfonel endthereof provided-withjfrictionA means to engage s-aidlroll of-fm-ateria'l, anaal-instablescollanmovablepn-said 'hollow-- member, anda` spring'- arranged' between said "colla-r- `and rectangular arm; extensions formedon thebaiseiandhaving depressions-theres in-';?' means arranged= upon the dispensingv unit an'dfadapted# toengage-saidffdepressions andfthe measuring unit interposed between the extensions of the base of the display unit and the dispensing unit.

2. The combination of a dispensing unit, and a measuring unit with a display unit, the latter having a base, a rotatable disk mounted thereon, a shaft turnable in said base, sleeves slidably disposed on' said shaft and expandible springs ar ranged between the ends of said sleeves, whereby to engage a roll of material, a hollow member secured to the base, a vertical shaft rotatably arranged in said hollow member, said shaft having a rectangular curved arm at one end thereof provided with friction means to engage said roll of material, an adjustable collar movable on said hollow member, and a spring arranged between said collar and'rectangular arm extensions the l latter being formed upon said base and having depressions therein, the dispensing unit having a base, pawls arranged upon the latter and adapted to engage the depressions in the extensions of the base in the display unit,v springs mounted on the base of the dispensing unit and adapted to actuate said pawls, a shaft rotatably arranged on the latter base and having an operating arm at one end thereof, cam members disposed ony said pawls whereby to disengage the l ed to engagethe end of a roll of material, a cam member journaled in the upper and lower enlargements of the hollow member and formed with anoperating lever whereby to engage and secure the end of the material within the circular housing, an arc-shaped member hinged to the vcircular housing, a second cam member journaled in said upper and lower enlargements and provided with an operating lever adapted toengage said arc-shaped member whereby to infthe circular housing, an arc-shaped member hinged to the circular housing, a second cam member journaled in said upper and lower enlargements and provided with an operating lever adapted to engage the arc-shaped member, a gear attached to the lower enlargement of the hollow member, and meshing with a second gear, the latter gear being mounted on a shaft journaled in the base, a :bevelled gear secured to the upper end of said shaft and adapted to mesh with a second bevelled gear mounted upon a horizontally disposed shaft the latter being journailed in a vertically extending frame member of said base, a crank-handle attached to said horizontal shaft, whereby in combination with said gears to operate the dispensing of the material, a housing enclosing said gears, a member Cil secured to the -top of said housing and a rod slidably arranged in said member, a screw for adjusting said rod, an arc-shaped membermounted at the end of said rod and provided with friction means to engage the dispensed material.



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U.S. Classification242/422.5, 242/559, 242/596.1, 242/533, 242/586.5, 242/538, 242/575.4
International ClassificationB65H75/28, B65H35/00
Cooperative ClassificationB65H35/0006, B65H75/28
European ClassificationB65H35/00B, B65H75/28