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Publication numberUS284514 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 4, 1883
Publication numberUS 284514 A, US 284514A, US-A-284514, US284514 A, US284514A
InventorsFeank F. Teeeamoese
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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' S PECIFIOAT;[ON forming part of Letters Patent No. 284,514,. dated September 4, 1883.

Application filed January 23, 1883. (No specimens.)

To all whom itmay concern:

Be it known that I, FRANK F. TERRAMORSE, of East Portland, in the county of Multnomah and State of Oregon, have invented anew and Improved Water-Proof Fabric, for Mak ing Gossamer Clothing, of which the following is a full, clear,and exact description.

The object of my invention is to provide a new and improved water-proof fabric for making gossamer clothing, such as coats, jackets, leggins, hat and cap covers, ladies cloaks, 800.

The cloth or fabricwhich is to be made water-proof is immersed into the following mixture: one-half gallon of boiled linseed-oil, one and ahalf ounce of. fine lamp black, two drains of litharge, four drams of a suitable drier.-

These ingredients are thoroughly mixed, and then strained through a piece of cloth into an iron pot and boiled for half an hour. -The fabric is then dipped into the mixture while the same is hot for applying the' first coat on the fabric. The fabric is then wrung out by means of an ordinary wringer, and placed into the drying-house until itis perfectly dry. For applying a second *coat,the fabric or article made from the same is taken out of the drying-house and placed on a mold of the exact shape of the article, and then the above-described mixture is applied with either a sponge or a brush, and then it is rubbed all over the fabric with the hand to make it smooth. The article or fabric is then placed in the dryinghouse, in which it remains until it is perfectly dry again. It is then placed on the mold again, and is rubbed down with pumice-stone until it is perfectly smooth, and then the third coat of the above described mixture is applied and rubbed down in the same manner as the .sec'

ond coat. The fabric must in all cases be provided with three coats of the above-describedprocess looks fully as well as rubber clothing,

and is far superior in quality.

Havingthus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to'secure by Letters Patent- 1. The above-described mixture formaking fabrics water-proof, consisting of boiled lin-y seed-oil, fine lamp-black, litharge, and a suitable drier, mixed in about the proportions given, as set forth. 7

2. The above-described process for making waterproof fabric, consisting in immersing it into a waterproofing solution, then wringing it out and drying it, then placingiton amold and applying a second coat of the waterproofing mixture by means of a brush or sponge,

it down by means of pumice-stone, then applying a third coat while on a mold, drying the fabric, and again rubbing it down with pumice-stone, as set forth.


mark Witnesses:


then drying the said second coat and rubbing

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