|Publication number||US50637 A|
|Publication date||Oct 24, 1865|
|Publication number||US 50637 A, US 50637A, US-A-50637, US50637 A, US50637A|
|Inventors||H. B. Smith|
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VUNrren grassesl AfreNT OFFICE.
H. B. sMITH,-on LoWELL,'1vIAssAoHUsETTs.
IMPROVEMENT IN PLANINGJVIACHINES.
Specication forming part ofY Letters latent No. 0,637, dated October 24, 1865.
to make' and use the same, reference being had v tothe accompanying drawings, forming part' of this specification, vin which- Figure l is a side sectional viewof my iuvention, taken in the line a; Fi'g. 2; Fig. 2, a-plan or top View ofthe saine; Fig. 3, aside sectional view of the same, taken in the line y y, Fig. 2; Fig. 4, a transverse vertical section of the same, takenin theline zz, Fig. 2; Fig. 5, a Vertical section of a portion of the same, taken in the line z z', Fig. l. Y
Similar letters of reference indicate like parts.
This invention relates to a new and useful improvenient'in the feed mechanism ofmachin'es for cutting moldings-those in which pressure-rollers are employed for feeding the .stuff to its work.
A Theinveution consists inthe employment or .use 0i' universal `joints applied tothe shaft of the lower .feed-roller, in.connection with a' swinging frame Ain which' the shaft of the Vnp-Vv per feed-roller is placed, and with gearing for operating said l'eedlrollers, all being arranged as Vhereinaite: 'ully shown and ldescrihed,
.whereby the hedk inwhieh one' ot' the 'cutterfv shafts istted may be odin sied higher or' lower, to suit the'thichness of the molding to he' cut,-
-withont at all affecting the-operation ofthe` feed-rollers, the latter performing their -fnnction equally as well'wh'ether thick or.tlii'nmold-A ings arebeiug cnt, and without requiring any specialadjustnient to'conipensatefor the-variations o 'f'the thickness vof the moldings.A
A represents the fraini-ng of the inachine, which may be constructed inany proper mann. nerto suppcrtthe working parts; andBis an adjustable or rising-and-fallingb`eclf piece, which is attached toot-1e -side of -theifraniing-JA- in: such a manner thatit may he adjusted :higher orlower as desired. This'may bejperiorlned by means yofascrew, Q, tted` vertically inf the frannng A', and passing throughv a nnt,` a, at-
tached to the `bed-piece, as shown in Fig. 5.
I) represents a cutter-head, which is placed at one end of a horizontal shai'tyE, ou the 'framing A, and D is a cutter-'head placed on the upper end cfa vertical shaft, F, in the hed-piece. This arrangement is oid, and forms no partdot' iny inventiou. .1.
vThe cutters operate in` the usual manner,
cutting.the-.molding in the desired form, the.
sticli or' stuft' being fed along on the .hedfpiece B, underneath the cutter-head D, and by 'the `side of the'cutter-head D. by means of feed'- rolle-'rs Gr' G', placed one over. the other, as shoivn in Figs.']. and 4. The uppervteedroliem G, is at one en-d ot' a horizontal.- 'shaft, H,'which has its hearings iua swinging frame', L .iittedon a shaft, b, onthe framing A, said ifra'iueil allowing the roller G to rise'- and fallin, the are fof a circle of which the .shaft b is the cent-era The lower rol ler,"G. .,-has its'bearingsin the bed-piece B, said roller 'Working iii'a sloten opening in the: hed-piece, so that its upper4 edge will hefatriflel above the upper. *Surf-ace, of B and hear or press' n'ponthe under side. ot'.
the stick or ,ru'o lding,the upper roller,lG,bear
gin g or pressinguponits upper surface Awith 'a pressure' due toits weigh t, combined 4with 4that of the-franje ,L anda loaded ha'r,-`J, whichfisf 'showniu Fi gs. .1g and The lower-roller, GQ,
is driven hyand placed' upou'a sl'iai`t,K,which. is-provided -Withtwouniversal joiuts,f1 l L, as
'shoivnfclearly in Fig. v41E. vThese universaljoints 4admitof the bed-piece B being adjusted higher or lower to snit the thicknessoffthe molding being cut withoutail'ecting the shaft Kor theV gearing by which it is rotated.-' This-fgearing` is composedof two'toothedwheels, MQW., and
two pinions, N Nga wheel-.being Voutfeach'ot' the-feed-roller shafts H-K, the-wheel Mot? the upper roller-shaft' havin gthe pinion Ngearing 1 iufto'it and the wheel Myof the lower-rollershaft having thev pinion' N' gearingintoit,'the former'heiugap plied tothe pinion N'b'y means 'N- is placed loosely on the-.shaft 'bjofthe frame I, andconsequentlyjt will he seen that the .'wheeLM will always be in' gearp'i'th it, how- *ever much the frame I may rise, while the end The arrangement and combination of the oi' the shaft; K, on which` the lower rolieigvGl, .universally-joinied shaft; K L. feed-roller G, l
is fitted, has its bearing' in the framingvA, and swinging frame I, and gearing M M N N, subis permanent, as weli as pinion N', and hence -stnntally as and for the pnl-poses sot forth.
these parts cannot; change Jcheii1 position 'rela- H B SMITH tively `with each other; neither can the pinions N N.
Having thus described my invention, l eiai n1 as neY and desire to seeuieby Letters Patent-- Witnesses:
M'. M. LIVINGSTON, i C. L; TOPLIFF.