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Publication numberUS2602698 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 8, 1952
Filing dateFeb 17, 1950
Priority dateFeb 17, 1950
Publication numberUS 2602698 A, US 2602698A, US-A-2602698, US2602698 A, US2602698A
InventorsWyckoff Max J
Original AssigneeWyckoff Max J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Dishwasher pressure spray
US 2602698 A
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DISHWASHER PRESSURE SPRAY Filed Feb. 17, 1950 Max do Wyaimff INVENTOR.

Patented July 8, 19 52 I ftisoaeesf V Drsnvvas-nna PRESSURE SPRAY Ma .1. Wycko if, Pittsburgh, Pa;

' Application February 1'7, 1950, SerialNo.,144:,67 1c 8 Claims. (o1. 299 s4) This invention relates is adapted for use in the washingof dishes, but

which can be readily used for'a greatvariety of cleaning purposes.

An object of the invention is to provide a comb'ined brush and pressure spray that is p-articularlyadap'ted' for-use in scrubbing and cleaning fioors,"-w'alls, ceilings, automobiles, and is'particularly adaptable for use in washing dishes.

"Afurther object of the invention resides'in the provision'of a combined brush and pressure spray that includes means to be's'electively Operated so stantially clear water as desired.

'Yet another object of the invention is the provision of novel actuating means'associated' with a handle adapted to be attached 'to this combined dishwasher pressure spray for selectively directing 'fiuid to a soap, detergent, or other cleaning compound container for providingl'soapsuds or the like for cleaning dishes or other objects on which the device is adapted to be used. Still further objects of the invention resideinthe-provision of a dishwasher pressure-spray is strong, durable, highly eificient in'-operation, simple'in construction and manufacture; readily and easily used, capable of beingattached to a variety of fluid outlets, and which is relatively in the accompanying drawings whichadditionallyj illustrate a further. modification oi means for con;-

necting the elementspf the invention, the draw-.

ings to be consideredto be by way of example on1y,wherein:. r I Figure 1 is a vertical sectional view of the dishwasher pressure spray shown in operative emplacement upona flexible fluid outlet;

Figure 2 is a vertical sectional view similar to that shown in Figure l, and being enlarged to show certain details thereof in greater specificity;

Figure 3 is a sectional View as taken along line 3-3 in Figure 2; Y i 7 Figure 4 is a sectional view as taken along line A's-'4 Figure 2 i f Figure 5 is a vertical sectional view as taken along line 55 in Figure 1;

Figure 6 is a perspective view of a first element of the casing used in the present invention;

Figure '7 is a perspective view of the second to the class of brushes and more particularly to a fountain brush which asto provide a spray oisoapywater or of sub-= of the invention; I

Figure 8 is another perspective view of a modified form of first element of the casing; and

Figure 9 is a perspective view of the complementary form of second element usedin the casing in cooperation with the element shown in Figure 8.

'With continuing reference to the accompany ing idrawingsgwherein like reference numerals designate similar parts throughout the various views, the reference numeral 10 generally designatesa flexible hose or. the like on which a tubular'elementlg 'is adapted to be lii gidly and se- ,curelyheldbymeansof convoluted surfaces I4 The other end o f. the tubing l2 is preferably angularlydisposed as at l6 relative to the major portion of the tubu formed on one end thereof.

lar member I2.

A collar [8 is formed i2 and a spring 20 coaxial with the tubular member biases the collar 18 and an annular flange 22 forms with the upper edge a first element 24 of a casing generally indicated by reference numeral 26. A contoured handle member 28 is held by brackets 30 and'32 in a vertically movable and lcoselymounted. position relative to the tubular member [2. However, the handle 28 is provided,

with an extension 34 having a lip or flange 36 which engages the annular flange 22 on the casin ele nent'fl. j H 1 p The first element 24 comprises an inner cylin drical wall 38 to whichis secured an outer wall 40 forming an annular. compartment 42 and a I first inner passageway 44f A plate 43 having a plurality of apertures 48 therein is secured to the outer ends or the walls 38 and 4B and a conical member 58 isattached to the plate 46. A plurality of apertures52are formed in the conical valve member-50. Additionally; openings, are formed in the wall 38 to provide passageway from the passageway 44 to the outer annular compartment 42. v

'Ifhe'element 24 is provided with'a plurality ofjlugs 56 which are adapted to: engage within L-shaped slots 58 formed in the outer cylindrical wall 60 of the second'element G2 which, together with element 2'4, 'forms the casing. An inner cylindrical wall 64 divides the second element element of the casing used in a preferred form on the tubular member An outer plate lll having a 3 any other similar cleaning material may be placed within the outer container 58. Then the element 62 is secured to the element 24 by means of the lugs 53 and slots 58. By means of a control valve, fluid is permitted topass through the outlet l0 and through the tubular member l2 into the first inner passageway 44 in the inner element. When the handle 28 is permitted to be biased by spring 26 into its normal position, passageways 54 remainop'e'n and t'he fluidis permitted to pass through apertures 43 and through passageway 58 flowing about the soap chips or the like to form soapsuds which are then dis 4 casingfor selectively urging said casing toward said collar and selectively efiecting opening and closing movement of said valve means.

2. The structure recited in claim 1, said tubular member having an angularly disposed portion, said collar being formed on said angularly disposed portion.

3. The structure recited in claim 2, said casing having an annular flange operatively connected with saidhandle means, said coil spring being disposed between said collar and said annular charged onto the work piece to be cleaned. However, when the handle 28 is pulled upwardly toward the tubular element 12, the spring 20-is compressed and the inner cylindrical wall 38 closes the openings 54, thus preventing passage of fluid through openings 54. This will direct the fluid through apertures 52, permitting only clear water to be discharged. Thus, when desired, this pressure dishwasher spray provides soapy water for cleaning dishes or the like and can also provide clear water for rinsing the dishes or other object to .be cleaned.

Referring now to Figures 8 and 9, there will be seen a first and second element forming a,

modified casing, which elements are formedwith threaded cylinders 85 and 8 2 for interengagement therebetween in lieu ofthe lugs 55 and slots 53. It is to be understood that any other,

suitable means. may be used tosecure the first and second elements of the casing together. Since, from; the foregoing, the construction and advantages or" this pressure-dishwasher spray are readily apparent, further description is believed to be unnecessary.

However, since numerous modifications will readily occur to those skilled in the art after a consideration of the foregoing specification and accompanying drawing, it is not intended to limit the invention to the precise embodiment shown and described, but all suitable modifications and equivalents may be resorted to which fall within the scope of the appended claims.

Having described the invention, what is claimed 7 as new is:

1. A scrubbing device comprising a tubular member adapted to be secured at one end to a fluid outlet, a casing slidably mounted onthe other end of said member, said casing-comprising way, and single valve means in said casing selec-- tively preventing and permitting communication between said tubular member and said outer compartment of said second element, and'outlet means in said outer compartment, a collar on said tubular member, a coil spring concentric with said tubular member continuously urging. said casing away from said collar, and handlemeans secured to said member engaging said 4. The structure recited in claim 3, said means in saidcasing being a plurality of apertures, said handle means having a lip engaged with'said annular flange.

5. Thestructure recited in claim 4, said outlet means in said'outer compartment being a plurality of apertures.

6. Thestructure recited in claim 5, said handle means being disposed beneath saidtubular member.

'7. A scrubbing device comprising a tubular r member adapted to be secured at oneend to a fluid outlet, a casing slidably mounted on the other end ofsaid member, said casing comprising a first element having an inner cylindrical wall defining an annular compartment about a first inner passageway, said first element having "a plurality of locking lugs, a second element comprising substantially concentric inner and outer cylindrical walls defining an outer compartment and a second inner passageway, said outer cylindrical wall having a plurality of L-shaped slots, said locking lugs being removably fitted in said slots, said first inner passageway communicating with said second inner passageway,.means in said casingpermitting communi-- cation between said tubular member and saidv from said collar, and handle means secured to,

said member engaging said casing for selectively urging said casing toward said collar and for selectively efiecting opening and closing movement of said valve means.

8. The structure specified in claim 7, said tubular member having an angularly disposed portion, said collar being formed on said angularly disposed portion, said casing having an annular flange, said handle means being disposed beneath said tubular member and having a lip engaged with said annular flange, said means in said casing being a plurality of apertures, said outlet means being a plurality of apertures.


REFERENCES CITED The following references are of record in the file of this patent:

UNITED STATES PATENTS Number Name Date 1,677,645 Luthander July 17, 1928 1,745,323 Coe et a1 Jan. 28, 1930 1,751,524 Moss Mar. 25, 1930 2,069,833 Homer Feb. 9, 1937

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U.S. Classification239/312, 239/541, 401/288, 239/526
International ClassificationA47L17/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47L17/00
European ClassificationA47L17/00