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Publication numberUS43692 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 2, 1864
Publication numberUS 43692 A, US 43692A, US-A-43692, US43692 A, US43692A
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improved roller for wringers
US 43692 A
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Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13.692, dated August 2, 1864.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, ROBERT B. HUGUNIN, of Cleveland, county of Cuyahoga and State of Ohio, have invented a new and useful Clothes-Wringer Shaft vand Roll forWringing Clothes; and l do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part of this specification, in which- Figure l and 2 represent sectional views of my wrin ger sh aft and roll; Fig. 3, gear-wheels attached. Figs. 4 and 5, also Fig. 2, represent different ways of attaching the sheet to form the roll.

Similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts in allthe figures.

To enable those skilled in the art to fully understand my invention, I will proceed to describe its construction and operation.

In the drawings, A A represent- -two shafts ofwood or metal with bearings at each end, and having between these bearings a slot passing part way or clear through the shaft, of any desirable width to accommodate the sheet of the desired thickness. g

B is a sheet of common rubber, or other -elastic, soft, and pliable substance, firmly secured in theslotof the shaft; C U,gcar-wheels for guiding and driving the shafts.

D D D D, &c., are small rods or rollers extending along the surface of the shafts at any suitable distance Vfrom them and from each other. They are used to keep the sheet close to the shafts, and thereby more perfectly make the roll; they also prevent to a great extent the ends from flapping in turning the shafts. These rods will be securely fastened at their ends in the frame supporting thetshafts. The same result attained by the rods 1) D D, &c.,

may also be accomplished by placing two cir cles of wood or plate, one directly over, and one (perforated) directly underneath, the shaft and as near as may be necessary. These will also be fastened to theframe the same as the rods, the upper one being so secured as to rise and fall regularly with the shaft in wringing. (These plates are represented in one of the sectional drawings, Fig. 2.)

E is the slot in the shaft used for efficiency in fastening the sheet that forms the roll to the shaft in such manner that it cannot tear itself' away, and at the same time in such manner that it may be easily removed and an other sheet substituted in case of accident, or when worn out; F F F F, &c., rivets; G, point on shaft where the crank is attached.

The operation of these shafts and sheetrolls, when properly adjusted to a frame for use, may be brieiiy described as follows: By turning the crank the friction of pressure upon the sheet attached to-the shaft causes it to roll directly around the same, and is held close there by means of the rods D D D D, &c., or plates, as before described. In wringing, the Wet clothes are passed between the shafts as in other wringers.

Having thusdescribed my invention, what I claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-

The slotted shafts A A and sheets B B, substantially as and for the purposes specified.




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Cooperative ClassificationD01B3/10