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Publication numberUS2826763 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 18, 1958
Filing dateFeb 4, 1957
Priority dateFeb 4, 1957
Publication numberUS 2826763 A, US 2826763A, US-A-2826763, US2826763 A, US2826763A
InventorsLillian Bass
Original AssigneeLillian Bass
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Spray bathing apparatus with scrubbers
US 2826763 A
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March 18, 1958 L. BASS 2,826,763

SPRAY BATHING APPARATUS WITH SCRUBBERS Filed Feb. 4, 1957 4 INVENTOR.

F lat/41 64- Arron/V5) aeaep'sa a seat on top of the standard, the lower portion of the standard being circular in horizontal cross-section and being provided with a vertical bore and a plurality of radial ducts leading from said bore outwardly, a hollow annular member embracing said lower portion of the standard for rotation thereabout, the member having openings in its wall for connection with the interior of the bore through said ducts, a plurality of verticallydisposed tubes extending from the annular member, each of the tubes being open into the interior of said annular member and being provided along its length with a plurality of spaced orifices open towards the seat, a plurality of soft and flexible washing members in bandlike form extending from the vertical tubes in the direction of the seat, means to admit water under pressure into the bore for discharge through said orifices, and power means to rotate the annular member with said vertically-disposed tubes.

2. A bathing apparatus including an upright cabinet open at the top and having a horizontal floor, a vertical standard rising from the floor, a seat on top of the standard, the lower portion of the standard being circular in horizontal cross-section and being provided with a vertical bore and a plurality of radial ducts leading from said bore outwardly, a hollow annular member embracing said lower portion of the standard for rotation there about, the member having openings in its wall for connection with the interior of the bore through said ducts, a plurality of vertically-disposed tubes extending from the annular member, each of the tubes being open into the interior of said annular member and being provided along its length with a plurality of spaced orifices open towards the seat, a plurality of soft and flexible washing members in band-like form extending from the vertical tubes in the direction of the seat, means to admit water under pressure into the bore for discharge through said orifices, power means to rotate the annular member with said vertically-disposed tubes, and a two-winged horizontal door at the top of the cabinet, the door having an aperture adapted to embrace the neck of the person occupying said seat.

3. A bathing apparatus including a vertical cabinet open at the top, the cabinet having a base and a floor spaced from the base, a vertical standard secured to the central portion of the floor and rising upwardly therefrom, a seat mounted upon the top of said standard, the lower end of the standard extending below said floor, said standard being provided with an axial bore extending from the lower end to a level above the floor and with radial ducts extending from the bore of said standard at a level above said floor outwardly, a hollow annular member embracing said lower portion of the standard for rotation thereabout, the member having openings in its wall for connection with the interior of the bore through said ducts, a plurality of verticallydisposed tubes extending from the annular member, each of the tubes being open into the interior of said annular member and being provided along its length with a plurality of spaced orifices open towards the seat, a plurality of soft and flexible washing members in band-like form extending from the vertical tubes in the direction of the seat, means to admit water under pres sure into the bore for discharge through said orifices, power means to rotate the annular member with said vertically-disposed tubes, and a two-winged horizontal door at the top of the cabinet, the door having an aperture adapted to embrace the neck of the person occupying said seat.

4. A bathing apparatus including a vertical cabinet open at the top, the cabinet having a base and a floor spaced from the base, a vertical standard secured to the central portion of the floor and rising upwardly therefrom, a seat mounted upon the top of said standard, the lower end of the standard extendingbelow said floor, said standard being provided with an axial bore extending from the lower end to a level above the floor and with radial ducts extending from the bore of said standard at a level above said floor outwardly, a hollow annular member embracing said lower portion of the standard for rotation thereabout, the member having openings in its wall for connection with the interior of i the bore through said ducts, a plurality of verticallydisposed tubes extending from the annular member, each of the tubes being open into the interior of said annular member and being provided along its length with a plurality of spaced orifices open towards the seat, a plurality of soft and flexible washing members in bandlike form extending from the vertical tubes in the direction of the seat, means to admit water, under pressure into the bore for discharge through said orifices, a ring gear axially mounted on the hollow annular member, a motor-driven pinion in mesh with the ring gear to impart a rotary movement to said hollow annular memher, and a two-winged horizontal door at the top of the cabinet, the door having an aperture adapted to embrace the neck of the person occupying said seat.

References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATESPATENTS 1,192,314 Howlett July 25, 1916 FOREIGN PATENTS 756,577 France Sept. 25, 1933

Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. Classification4/606, 601/166
International ClassificationA47K3/28
Cooperative ClassificationA47K3/283
European ClassificationA47K3/28C