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July 15, 1958 J. w. SMITH TRASH BURNER COVER UNIT Filed Junezs, 195s Joim BY INVENTOR AS/mil];
United States Patent 2,843,064 TRASH BURNER COVER UNIT John W. Smith, Grass Valley, Califi, assignor to Grass Valley Products Company, Grass Valley, Calili, a corporation Application June 25, 1956, Serial No. 593,412 2 Claims. ci.110 -1s ble danger to ad acent property from the fire thus created.
The principal object of my invention is to provide a cover unit for an open-top incinerator drum, so conhazard incineration so that the ash residue is reduced to a minimum.
pose for which it is designed.
These objects are accomplished by means of such structure and relative arrangement of parts as will fully appear by a perusal of the following specification and claims.
In the drawings:
Fig. 1 is a side elevation of the improved cover unit, shown as installed on a conventional oil drum.
Fig. 2 is a top plan view of the cover unit as mounted on the drum.
Fig. 3 is a fragmentary enlarged section on line 33 of Fig. 2.
and stiffening flanges 5 along its sides. is rigidly but removably attached to the drum by means of a pair of hook bolts 6 slidably projecting through a plurality of orifices 18 opening into the duct.
2,843,064 Patented July 15, 1958 2. holes 7 suitably located in the plate so that the bolts depend into the drum adjacent the side wall thereof, as shown in Fig. 3.
the band 11 stiffened, by a cross bar 13 on top of the same and welded thereto.
The cover portion 10 is connected to the back plate 4 by hinge means, here shown as being rigid, hook-like members 14 rigidly secured on the bar 13 and projecting rearwardly therefrom over the adjacent portion of the plate 4, then downwardly through holes 15 in said plate, and thence rearwardly a short distance, as shown in Fig. 5.
A suitably located handle 16 is secured on the cover portion 10 near the front thereof, so that said portion may be manually raised, about the hinge members 14 as drum at the back, as shown. The plate is formed with The air is guided mm the flue by a deflector hood 19 secured on,
stantially fulfill the objects of the invention, as set forth herein.
fined by the appended claims.
Having thus described the invention, the following is claimed as new and useful, and upon which Letters Patent are desired:
1. In combination with an incinerator drum having a side wall and a top rim, a cover unit therefor comprising freely open at the back and having a front wall sloping upwardly to the rear.
and embracing the orificed area thereof; the hood being References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS Shoudy et a1; Oct. 4, 1887 Force Nov. 15, 1904 Otto July 8, 1919 Chumley Apr. 27, 1926 Ledden May 31, 1927