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July 23, 1946. J. c. THoMAs,àD 2,404,548 . MIXING vGHAM-BER Filed March 14, 1945 /Í. .| I_Í 53\._M_ _ ._H____oJB2J4_„I4 0 ¢ A5 .Z 6 `_... „ _..__ „QN um o. \ .ä „_f1l/,I1.l ___.lw. _____ _ ___ .___7: _ _5__ ___ ü.___ü: _ _._ /3_________4/l _ _s.M_f._ „_ _ _9_. 54ZH640 _250.442J_Z3"__ _ _ J4_ .§2 _ ____ _ _ __ _ _ _ 3 _ _ »J l._ _ _ __ _ _ _ l . ____ «1| rl; 7.._Il_f7.2_JïJ. ___: ..-._WAÈ _ __Usl\‘__ _Z/4 __ _ Í“ ____ ___ __ [0o.9,H “ ,Itl_6 __s__3 _ ._,4._, l`M4.Wä:J\w¢,hkm`v> Èwfì“ JAMES C. -THOMASE”, ‘I l IN VEN TOR.’ BY ,al/.M_ d.„M_m/# ATTORNEY 2,404,548 Patented July 23, 1946 ' .U'NI'I'I‘IDQ` "STATES ` ' I l"s V ' 1 PATENT s OFFICE ’ ‘ ,".ff2,4o4,54s cHAMBEn ì " . _ `_ dairiesl C. Thomas,v III, El Segundo, Calif. » Applicants March 14, 1945, serialvNo. 582,672 ¿_ s claims. (ci. 2994-84) Z fluid mixing device for mixing any desired'fluid faucet. Y ' Y ' - ñt as indicated .by the interñtting portionsl I9. Thebore I0 at its left end opens into the space between the wall I2 and the flange 'I5 and the latter space in turn, opens into the spacebe medicine or the like with a stream of water from a ~ an outwardly extending flange I8 and the flange I8 and the topl of container I removably inter - The invention relates to a mixingl chamber or ` »An object of the invention is to by-Dass the ' water from the faucet-without diluting the liq tween the wall I6 and the ñange vIll to provide a uid in the container, whereby the operatorïmay shut off the mixed' fluid outlet‘fand regulate the volume and temperature ofthe water to be-usedf, without thereby wasting lor dilutingÍ ïtheïmedi; cine* or the like in the mixing chamber,- while relief outlet indicated at 20. ` Depending from the conduit section 9 is-'anv annular ilange 2l in which is fitted a suction tube nozzle 22 having an outlet` 23-which `projects automatically mixing the‘iluid in >the ¿chamber into 'the' conduit section -9 and faces outwardlyV with ‘the water from the faucet Von opening »the of the conduit section»4,»which serves as a mixed fluid outlet. Sealed into the flange 2If below th'e Another object of the invention is to provideV 15 suction tube nozzlej 22 is the topof a suction tube 24, the lower end ofA which carries a capY 25 a device of the character'v described of moldable which houses a check valve 26 yhaving an upper material-such as plastic. " l sten1'21> guided in the lower end-of tube 24.`and YAnother object of the-invention is to provide having a stem`28 whichextends through :an en a mixingichamber adapted to be mounted on mixed fluid outlet. ' and: supported by the faucet spout. ~ » A 20 is pressure in the suction tube 24. l Valve 26 . V Figure 1 is a vertical sectional viewfoi a mix opens to admit fluid indicated at 32> from the ing .chamber or device according to the >present invention; . . , . , ‘ , : 25 container I into the tube ¿24 when water vfrom . the faucet,ynotv shown, is Vflowing- throughthe transverse conduit section 9 to the'mixed fluid Fig. 2 is a sectional view onl line 2-2 of Fig. 1, looking in the directionA of the arrows. , larged »inlet aperture 39 4in the lower endY of cap 25.` The valve 26 has a circular valve head 3| which seats on the insidefof cap 25 when there For further. details 'ofthe invention referenc . may >beimade to the drawing, wherein: Y ' ,-Figs. 3 andfi are views in side >elevation and outlet 4. 1 ` ` ' Y ’ Arising from the conduit section 9,'b'etween plan, respectively, of the toggley ofV Fig. 1 for clamping the device of Fig. 1 to aV faucet spout, 30 the suction outlet 23 and the relief valve I3 notshown. ; , , . is a sleeve 33 which servesfas aninlet'ïand is v provided with internal screw threads 34. ’ , vReferring in-detail to the drawing, the mixing chamber or device of this invention comprises acontainer I having a cap` 2 _in which is _mount ed a transverse conduit fitting 3. The conduit Threaded into the threads 34 _is a hollow` num-f» . ble 35 having at its upper end a flange 36 which overlies an inwardly-projecting flange 31 on a rubber sleeve washer 38. The Washer flange htting >3 comprises two telescoping sections of which the section 4 passes _through an aperture 31 fits on an inlturned flange 39 at the base-` of `5 in the side wall 6 of the cap 2, vthe section 4 terminating at its outlet end_ina stop flange 60 vand in corrugations 1 _forming a connection for the neck 40 of the .cap 2. yThe washer flange 31 is clamped on _the neck flange 39, between the thimble flange 36 andthe said flange 39, to pre vent leakage at that place, and to prevent¿the sleeve washer 33` from blowing out> when the» de 40 a. »hose 8. „The hose 8 has va conventional clamp vor shut-off valve, notV shown. Fittingin the vice is inuse. ` " ‘ - j "pipe section 4 is an aligned section 9 having at The means herein disclosed for clamping lthe lits outer end an enlarged bore I0 .in which is arranged a compression spring II which bears 45 mixing device I--2,`to the spout of Va. faucet,`not shown, is described and claimed in my 'copend at its outer end on the side wall I2 of the cap 2 ' ing application,` Serial No.._58,2,673,-iiled March -and at its inner end on arelief valve I3 „having avalve'seat'lß.' j , ’ , ` . ` ' `'The outer end of the transverse'conduit sec' 14, ,1945, for `Faucet attachment, and-here is 'shown ' as -comprising* aj compressible neck-49 tion- 9 terminates'ina ilange' I5 which serves as Ato v‘which arises from and is integral with the cap 2 and provided with a number ofY longitudinal a wallportion which supplements and ñt's o'nI the complementary wall portion I6 of the con ~ slots 4I , ,here indicatedA as fourinfnumber, where by the’neck 40 being; of_ plastic material is com tainer I.. Theflange Vor wall portion I5 at its pressible. -Around the neck 4u~is arranged a opposite sides vvand> _topA ñts in a groove. I1 in the lcan2....,.'1711e~ sidewall I 6_ 44of the container _Iphas '_ 65 clamping han@ 42 ,hevige ,e i955?? 52.55°" that. à chamber having therein a transverse conduit of the neck 4i) can be kclamped or unc'lamped from which one end is a relief outlet and the other end ‘ the faucet spout. a mixed fluid outlet, a spring pressed relief valve If desired, use may be made of an auxiliary cap 44 having a top opening 45 to receive the faucet, the cap 44 ñtting on a shoulder ¿i5 on closing said relief outlet, _a suction tube depend- ' ing from said conduit between said outlets, a check the top 2. All of the parts shown, except the spring II, Valve opening to suction and closing to prevent reverse ilow> for said suction tube, said suctionV tube having in said conduit an outlet facing said hose 8, sleeve- washer 38 and clamping band 42 n and toggle 43, may be cast of mo'ldable material. mixed fluidoutlet, and a fluid inlet opening into such as plastic which is slightly flexible when `in . 'said conduit between said >suction tube outlet and » said relief Valve, said parts being constructed and ' the form of a hollow container and cap as indi cated at I, 2. Accordingly, the opposite side walls arranged so that iluid from said inlet can dis-.> 41, 41a as indicated in Fig. 2, may be pressed yin wardly at their .top to release the grooves 48, 49 from theribs 50 and 5I at the lower edges‘ofthe cap 2, to remove container I from cap 2 while the latter is clamped on the faucet. The ribs' and " grooves 48 to 5I need not extend> the full width of the container I and are illustrated in Fig. 1 as charge through said relief outlet and not through said suction tube into said chamber when saidY mixed fluid outlet is closed, said relief valve being closed and mixed fluid delivered to Vsaid mixed ' fluid outlet when the latter is open. 2. VA fluid mixing device having a container and a cap therefor, said cap having a conduit fitting therethrough, one end of said conduit iltting being a mixed fluid outlet and the other end of said passage ,being a relief outlet to the outside of said container, a relief valve for said relief outlet, a suction tube having an inlet in its lower end and an outlet in said conduit ñtting, and a extending approximately yl/âi of the width ofthe container, as indicatedat `52. The side walls of container I may bethickened for the -length of the grooves 48, 49 ,as shown at 6I, 62. The con tainer'I and cap 2 at their meeting edges I9 are somewhat rectangular in cross section, whereby the opposite side walls 4'I and 48 and the corn-y panion side Walls on the cap'f2 are substantially ilat.` ' faucetV connection having an inlet ~conduit open ingl into said conduit fitting onthe side of said ' In assembling the .device the check vaive’zslis Y mounted in the lower end of tube `24 and the cap 25 is cementedV or fused in theposition shown, suction outletopposite said mixed;` fluid outlet and between said suction outlet and said relief outlet. -y - v _ _ 3. A fluid mixing device according to claim 2 with a plastic Isolvent.Y The tube 24 with the suc wherein said` container has a wall, one portion Y tion nozzle 22T above it, are cemented in the sleeve of said cap projecting beyond thecompanion wall 2I. - The conduit section 9, after placing there portion of said container, and the relief outlet lief valve I3 and spring II in place, is mounted 35 endof said passage having a flange inwardly in the cap, with'ilange'` I5 fitted in the recess I7. spaced from the insidexof> said cap portion and Then the conduit section 4 isf passed, through fitting on and complementing said wall portion. the opening 5` from rightto left, and telescoped `4. A iluid mixing device comprising a container in and cemented ,to` the conduit section 9. The having a cap, said cap having side walls anda 40 sleeve 38 is lltted in the neck .-40 and clamped neck, a substantially Te-shapedv conduit fitting `in’position bythe thimble 35.V Thus, thereis mounted in the cap 2 a T shaped integral fitting wherein one branch is the relief passage Ill, the other branch the mixed fluid outlet 4, the stem being the suction tube 24, *withr an inlet sleeve 33_arising from section 3 between relief valve rI and suction tube 24. The device is then .ready for use as above described, and when the toggle having an inletarising- from one _branchof said ,~ T, the outer end of Which'terminates in a relief passage leading to the outside of said container, a relief Valve therefor, the outer end of another branch- being a mixed: iluid outlet, andthe-.stem of said T .being a suction tube for said container, , meansfor supporting theroutlet branchesof said 'T Yon theiopposite wallsV offsaid’cap and. means 43 isl employed to clamp the neck v4I) and the _for supporting said inlet in said' neck.` ' Í » washer 38 to the faucet spout, the latter` will sup 50 5. A fluid mixing device comprising a- container port the mixing device I, 2. ' having Aa cap, said cap having a neck» havingan A particular advantage ' of- *the construction4 ì >inturned flange at its inner end, a sleeve washer above described is that after the operator places in said neck and -having a flange overlying said ` a desired amount of medicine or other fluid 32 in the container I, and fits it onto the cap 2 which 55 neckflange, a conduit fitting having inlet, outlet and suction' branches, and a thimble secured‘to is assumed to be clamped on the faucet spout, the said` inlet branch and >clamping said >,washer operator may then close off the hose 8, turn on and said inlet branch to the opposite sides the faucet Aand adjust the relative amounts of . flange of said neck flange. '_ ' ' ' ` “ ' f hot and cold Water, and its volume, While >such Y 6. AV fluid ¿mixing device'comprising al con waterl is by-passed through the relief valve I3 tainer having a cap, said cap >havinga neck hav and relief outlet 20 without entering container ing at its inner end an yinturned -flange, a mixing I or picking up any of the fluid 32. When'the >conduit fitting housed in said cap, said conduit operator desires to discharge through the hose V8 a vmixture of >.the Iwater from the faucet andthe k ñtting having a threaded sleeve comprising an fluid 32, it is simply necessary to open the valve, 65 inlet, a sleeve washer and a thimble havingA a flangev -overlying said neck flange,v said, Athimble not shown, in the hose 8, whereupon the spring fhaving external thread 'engaging .said `threaded I I closes the relief valve I3 and the water in rush sleeve on the other side of said neck‘fl'ange'with ing-past the suction outlet 23 picks up some of the fluid v32 which is mixed with it and discharged , saidjneckilange 'clamped between and support f e 70 ing said thimble and said sleeve. , 7. A fluid mixing'device comprising a container . ~It* will be apparent that various modifications .through the hose 8., may. be made in the vvinvention without departing >fromrtherspirit of thefollowing claims.` ¿Y Y l e 1. claim: A fluid mixing . i device - . . comprising . a _x; mixing havinga'cap, said capV having a vneck and side walls», la transverse yconduitfinside 4of`saic'i'cap 'and havinga Vsupportin each of 'thefoppos‘ìt'e 'in walls of' the cap, one end of said conduit com- Y 2,404,548 5 prising a relief outlet, a relief valve in said relief outlet, the other end of said conduit comprising a mixed ñuid outlet, an inlet sleeve arising from said conduit and having a supporting connection , 6 spout, said means comprising means for securing said inlet to the spout, a hose connection on one of said outlets, a spring pressed relief valve clos ing said other outlet when said hose outlet with said neck, and a suction tube for said con 5 is‘open, said relief valve opening when said hose outlet is closed or restricted, a suction tube on tainer depending from said conduit 'on the mixed said fitting for said hose outlet, and a container fluid outlet side of said inlet. s ' 8. A mixing device comprising an integral con for said suction tube and united With said fitting. dui-t fitting having an inlet and two outlets there- ' for, means for supporting said fitting on a faucet 10 JAMES C. THOMAS, III.