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Publication numberUS255706 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 28, 1882
Filing dateFeb 16, 1862
Publication numberUS 255706 A, US 255706A, US-A-255706, US255706 A, US255706A
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External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Patented Mar. 28,1882.




SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 255,706, dated March 28, 1882. l 4 Application ledFebruary 16, 1882. (No model.)

To all -Lrhom it may concern Be it known that l, AIME VU1LLrER,of Portland, in the county of Middlesex and State ot Connecticut, .have invented anew Improve- 5 ment in Patty-Pans; and I do hereby declare the following, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings and the. letters of reference 4marked thereon, to be afull, clear,

y and exact description ofthe saine, and which ro said dra-wings constitute part ot' this specitication, and represent, in l Figure`1,a perspective view; Fig. 2, a vertical section,illustrating the construction; Fig. 3, a vertical section complete; Fig. 4, a moditication.

y This invention relates to an improvement in the constructiouot' the article for culinary use commonly called patty-pans. These consist of small metal pans, the object ot' the invention `2o bcingto com bine several such pans in one plate,

so that they may become practically one article. Various devices have been resorted to for securing tlze pans to the'plate; but difticulties have been experienced, because of the obstacle which themethod o connection4 oft'ers to the proper cleaning or convenient use, of the plate, Usually the connection has been made so as to form arim or bead-like projection upon the upper surface of the plate.

My invention consists in attaching the pan to the under side of the plato by means ot' tongues or lugs on the one part, which enter through correspondingpertorations or slots on the other part, the said lugs struck down upon the opposite side, and then "the edge of the plate struck down into the pan, so as4 to form a neat, nished, roundededge without projection on the upper side. y

A representsv the pans, which are construct- 4o .ed with a slightly-remitted Hare, a, at their upper edge, and with tongues d projecting upward, as seen at the right in Fig. l and in broken lines, Fig. 2.

B represents the plate to which the pans are attached. This plate is constructed with openings through it corresponding to the respective pans, Vbut of less diameter" than the top of the pans, and around these openings, in positions corresponding to the tongues d, perforatached to a single plate, so

Fig. 2. After the pans have been set in place the plate and pans are placed in suitable dies and struck so as to turn the edge ofthe plate inward onto the pan, as seen atf, Fig. 2, over the rounded or flaring edge of the pan. At the Asaine time the tongues are set hard down and practically llush with the surface of the platethat is to say, they are permitted to embed themselves into the plate, as also is the edge, as seen in Fig. 3. This produces a smooth and Hush surface to the plate, rounded over into the pans, so that no obstruction appears more than it' the plate and pans were made in one and the same piece. 7o

Instead of making the tongues clon the pans and the perforatons in the plate, this order .may be reversed, as seen in Fig. 4, the tongues extending dawn through corresponding perforations in the pan and turned up upon the under side, then the two struck together, as before.

From the foregoingit will be understood that I do not broadly claim several patty-pans atas'to make practically one article, and without the use of solder; but

The herein-described improvement in pattypans, consisting in the plate constructed with openings corresponding to but of less diameter than the pans, combined with the paus, the one constructed with tongues to pass through corresponding perforations in the other, the edge ofthe plate around the openings being 9o struck down into the pans, and the tongues being turned down to secure the two together, substantially as described.



JNO. H. SAGE, p. WM. H. GoY.

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Cooperative ClassificationA21B3/134