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Nov. 26, 1946.
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A. J. KAY
2,411,575
CQTTON PICKER
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Filed Nov. 28, 1944
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2,411,575
Patented Nov. 26, 1946 ‘
_ UNITED STATES PATENT" .oFr1‘cE.-'§_;i Y
2,411,575,
COTTON PICKER
Arthur J. Kay, Los Angeles, Calif.
Application November 28, 1944*», Serial No. 565,544
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3' Claims.
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This invention relates to' a cotton picker.
The general object of the invention is to pro
vide an improved apparatus for picking or work
ing over cotton or other'material which has'be
come compacted in mattresses.
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that it‘ win‘ be engaged by toothed members, to
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be later-described.
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_ In line with- the well 2'31‘ the housing includes
a discharge chute"- 3‘0 which‘ has an outlet; 3
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low the chute 30 _I arrange a dust chambers:
which has‘ a lowerv wall 33. This lowerwall- 33 is
A. more speci?c object of the invention is‘ to
provide a cotton picker including a novel housing.
A further‘ object of‘ the invention‘- is to provide
curved upwardly as at‘ 3'4 and is welde‘d’as at
35 to the lower‘ portion ofthe housing. 'rnehous
ing~ wall is cut away‘ to form’ a; slotv 36 ‘over which
a cotton picker’ including a novel rotary‘ tooth
10 I‘ arrange a reticulated mesh member 3-1. Above
the" mesh member I arrange a plurality of con
A further object of the invention is to provide
verging to'o'th- members, 38'. The‘ converging
a cotton picker including" a novel screen arrange
members 38' direct material towards frustoéc‘on
ment for removing dirty and other material from
member.
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the‘ cotton.
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i‘cal ends‘ of tne'r'otor. Fro'ini’thé ends the mate
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OtherIobIjects and theiadvantages ‘of ‘my inven
tion‘ will be apparent from the ‘following descrip
tion taken in connection with the accompanying
drawings, wherein»:
1'5 rial again works towards'tne intermediate well
portion so that the material: circulates ‘somewhat
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Fig. 1 is a sid'eelevationof a5 cotton picker em
before it passes to the? discharge? chute 30’. s _
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The housing 22' includes a closure" 397 which is
complemental to the housing. The? closure 391 has
20 a ?ange thereon‘resting'upon av cushion member
bodying the features of my‘ invention;
4| disposed on- the ?anges 2-‘01 Fastening mem
Fig. 21i'sI a View taken on line 2--2~, Fig‘. 1, with
V bérs 42' serve to‘ihold the. closure member in place.’
the‘ housing cov‘errem‘ov'ed‘;
The closure 35 is provided with a ?lling hf'JDp'e-r
Fig‘. 3 is an‘ enlarged‘ section taken- on line13-‘-3,
43 which has a ?aring inlet 44., The hopper 43
Fig. 2;
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Fig. 4 is a fragmentary, enlarged plan" view 25 is in line with the well 23‘so that material passing
showing the: screenmemberi and’ looking in the
direction of the arrows 4—‘4',> Fig. 3, and:
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Fig. 5 is a fragmentary section taken onv line
5-5, Fig. 3.
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down the‘ hopper passes into the receptacle
formed by‘ the housing 22 and? closure 39:.
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In order to disintegrate‘ the wadded cotton or
other materiarbeingi prepared, I provide a dis‘
Referring to the drawings by reference char 80 integrating r'otor cage, indicated generally at 45.
This rotor includes end members 46 which are
acters, I. have shown my invention as embodied
identical‘ in construction and consists as shown
in cotton picker‘ which is indicated generally
of four' framei'formin‘gi strips-t1- To: provide
ample strength: the. strips 41'' are‘ preferably made
As shown the apparatus is mountedZ on‘ legs, I I
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‘35 or material‘- of 'r shape and include bases 48‘: and
upstanding ribs 49. The strips 41 are bent into
quadrantal form and are preferably arranged in
diametrically opposed pairs as shown in Fig. 3.
also support a shelf I5 on which I arrange an
which are supported on a base l2.
The legs. at »
their tops support longitudinal frame members
l3 and transverse frame members, I4. The legs
The strips are welded asat 48’ to the shaft 21.
electric motor l6 which drives a belt l1.
Mounted upon the members [3 and I4 I arrange 40 Within the strips I arrange reinforcing quad
rantal plate members 49' which are planarand
support members I8 and I9. These members [8
which are arranged. in". diametrically opposed ,
and I9 include parallel side portions 20 on which
pairs and are welded as at 50 to the shaft 21. The
?anges 2| on a housing 22 are arranged. The
plate members 49' are also welded as at 5| to
housing 22 includes a semi-cylindrical interme— 45
diate well portion 23 which at each end com
municates with a frusto-conical portion 24 and
thefrusto-conical portion at each end communi
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cates with a further frusto-conical portion 25.
The latter are provided with openings 26 through 50
which a shaft 21 extends.
The shaft 21 is
mounted in bearings 28 and is adapted to be
the bases 48 of the strips 41.
At their inner ends the strips 41 are connected
to ring members 52 which are of T shape and
having serrated ribs 53 forming teeth.‘ The two
ring members 52 are connected by longitudinally
extending bars 54 which have outer ribs serrated
as at 55 to form teeth.
Thus I provide a cage
which consists of the strips 41 and their connect
ing bars 54. Spaced axially along the bars 54 I
provide quadrantal shaped'circumferentially ex
driven by a pulley 29 from the belt ll. The .
frusto-conical ends cause the cotton being picked
to work towards the intermediate well portion so 56 tending members 56 which include bases 5'! and
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ribs 58. These members 56 are welded as at 59
to the bars 54 to hold the members in circle forming position.
In the operation of my cotton picker, cotton is
fed into the hopper 43 whence it passes down- C1
said housing having a discharge chute extending
from the body well portion, said housing having a,
dust chamber below the mesh member and com
municating with said opening, said closure having
a hopper communicating with the intermediate
Wardly and is engaged by the teeth on the rotor
cage. The cotton is pulled apart and is carried
well portion, a rotor cage about said shaft, said
cage including a pair of spaced end members, each
downwardly until it passes over the screen porend member comprising a plurality of radially di
tion 31 and into contact with the teeth 33 above
rected, quadrantal strips having their ends se
the screen portion.- This further tears up the 10 cured to the shaft, a circumferentially extending
wadded material. The dirt or other solid material passes through the screen 31 into the dust
chamber 32 where it collects until a sliding closure ~
ring member at the inner end of the strips of each
end member and secured thereto, longitudinally
extending parallel bars connecting said ring
60 is removed thus opening a discharge aperture
members, circumferentially extending quadrantal
6| through which the solid material may be re- 15 members secured to said bars and arranged to
moved.
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fo-rm parallel spaced circles, said ring members,
In the passage of the material from the hopper
to the chute, the ?bres are entirely separated and
bars and circumferentially extending members
having outwardly directed teeth thereon,
freed from each other so that the contacted ma-
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3. A cotton picker including a frame, means to
terial is rendered light and ?u?y and is adapted 20 support the frame, spaced support members on
for reworking into mattresses and cushions.
the frame, a housing including a body having
From the foregoing description 'it will be apspaced ?anges arranged on the support members,
parent that I have invented a novel cotton picker
said body including a semi-cylindrical interme
which is simple to construct and which is highly
diate well portion, said housing including a semi
e?icient for its intended purpose.
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25 frusto-conical Well portion at each end of the
, Having thus described my invention, I claim:
semi-cylindrical well-portion, said body having
1. A cotton pi?ker including a housing having a
a closure thereon, said closure being complemental
well therein, a rotor cagein said housing well, said
to the body, a shaftpassing through said housing,
“cage including a shaft, a pair of spaced end memmeans to drive said shaft, one side of said housing
bers, each end member comprising a plurality of 30 at the lower portion of said well being removed to
Strips arranged about the shaft and extending
form an opening, a mesh member covering said
outwardly therefrom, each strip having its outer
opening, converging toothed members secured
end secured to the sh_aft,vthe strips on the two end
members being arranged in opposed pairs, a circumferentially extending ring member on the in
ner ends of the strips of each of the end members
and secured thereto, longitudinally extending parallel'bars connecting said ring members, and a
plurality of circumferentially extending quadrantal members secured to said bars and arranged 40
within said housing and above said mesh member,
said housing having a discharge chute extending
from the lower portion of the body well portion,
said housing having a dust chamber below the
mesh member and communicating with said open
ing, said closure having a hopper communicating
with the intermediate well portion, a rotor cage
to form parallel spaced circles, said ring members,
bars and circumferentially extending members
having outwardly directed ribs, said ribs being ser-
spaced end members, each end member compris
ing a plurality of radially directed, quadrantal
strips having their ends secured to the shaft, a
rated to form teeth.
circumferentially extending ring member at the
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about said shaft, said cage including a pair of
_2. In a cotton picker, a housing including a body 45 inner end of the strips of each end member and
having a semi-cylindrical intermediate well por-
secured thereto, longitudinally extending parallel
tion, said housing including a semi-frusto-conical
bars connecting said ring members, and circum
well portion at each end of the semi-cylindrical
ferentially extending quadrantal members Secured
well portion, said body having a closure thereon,
to said bars and arranged to form parallel spaced
,said closure being complemental to, the body, a- 50 circles, said ring members, bars and circumferen
shaft insaid housing, one side of said housing at
tially extending members being disposed in the
the lower portion of said well being removed to
intermediate body and closure well portions'and
form an opening,;a mesh member coveringsaid
having outwardly directed ribs, said ribs being
opening, converging toothed members secured
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within said housing and above said mesh member,
serrated to form teeth.
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