Dec. 10?v 1946. > c, F_ J_ DUPUY ' VAPORIZING DEVICE Filed Dec. 9, 1944' 27 22 23 2,412,326 v2,412,326 Patented De'c. 10. 1946 UNITED STATES PATENT oFncE 2,412,326 VAPORIZING DEVICE Charles F. J. Dupuy, Mahwah, N. J.,.assignor to O-Cedar Corp’n, Chicago, 111., a corporation of Illinois Application December 9, 1944, Serial 0. 567,379 ' 3 Claims. 1 This invention relates to vaporizing device and more particularly to devices adapted for domestic use to vaporize perfumes, deodorants, disin fectants or the like. One of the objects of the invention is to pro vide a vaporizing device which is extremely (01. 299-20) 2 is adapted to be closed by a threaded cap I1 having threads rolled in its main body portion to engage with the threads on the neck I5 and terminating at its open end in a rolled bead I8 of greater external diameter than any other por--' tion of the cap. In use, the cap is removed from the bottle I4 and is dropped into the shell in in verted position as shown in Figure 2, so that the bead I8 will engage the bead II to support the liquids. 7 Another object of the invention is to provide a 10 cap in the shell. The bottle may then be placed in the shell above the cap with its bottom outer vaporizing device in which the container for the edge resting on the bead I8 and with its top liquid to be vaporized can easily be replaced with open to expose the upper pad portion of the wick out the necessity of replacing the entire device. I6 to the interior of the shell. In the event it Still another object is to provide a vaporizing device in which the rate of vaporization may 15 is desired to discontinue operation of the device, the cap I‘! may be replaced on the container, any readily be controlled. simple and inexpensive to manufacture and which will effectively vaporize various types of possibility of loss being avoided by maintaining The above and other objects and advantages the cap in the shell at all times. of the invention will be more readily apparent The level of liquid in the container I4 may be from the following description when read in connection with the accompanying drawing, in 20 observed at all times thru vertically extending slots I9 formed in the opposite sides of the shell. which By looking thru the slots I9_t0ward a source of Figure 1 is a side elevation of a vaporizing de light, an observer can easily determine the vice embodying the invention; amount of liquid remaining in the container and Figure 2 is a central section on the line 2-2 25 can be informed when re?lling or replacement of of Figure l; and the container is necessary. When the container Figure 3 is a horizontal section on the line in use is empty, it may be removed from the shell 3—3 of Figure 1. and replaced by a new container ?lled with liquid The device comprises a tubular shell I0 which is preferably cylindrical and is opened at its top without the necessity of replacing the shell. In order to control the rate of vaporization a and bottom. The shell ID as will appear herein 30 after may be a permanent unit not requiring re ?anged cover 2| is provided for the shell having a downwardly turned ?ange 22 adapted to overlie placement and, therefore, may be decorated or ornamented in any desired‘manner. The shell the shell and to terminate adjacent the bead I2. may be made of any desired material but is shown The ?ange 22 is formed with a series of openings as formed of sheet metal and is provided adja 23 of substantially the same size and spacing as cent its lower end with an inwardly turned bead the openings I3 in the shell so that as the cover II forming an internal annular ?ange spaced 2i is turned, the openings I3 and 23 will be moved slightly above the bottom of the shell. The top more or less into register to regulate communi of the shell is formed with an external ?ange cation between the interior of the shell and the} or bead I2 to support a cover and is provided 40 atmosphere. For full vaporization the cover 2I between the bead I2 and the upper edge of the may be removed from the top of the container shell with a series of spaced openings I3. and placed over the bottom of the container for The shell is adapted to receive and support a convenience. At this time, the full area. of the container for liquid to be vaporized shown as a bottle I4 terminating at its top in a reduced 45 wick I6 is exposed to the atmosphere and maxi mum vaporization will occur. For a slower rate threaded ?ange I5. A wick I6 is mounted in the of vaporization, the cover may be placed on the container and as shown has an upper ?at pad top of the container as shown and turned to reg portion substantially ?lling the neck I5 with legs ulate the effective size of the openings I 3. depending therefrom to the bottom of the con While one embodiment of the invention has tainer to feed liquid to the pad portion. The been shown and described in detail herein, it is wick may be formed with one or more legs as to be understood that this is illustrative only and shown and as more particularly described and is not intended to be taken as de?nition of the claimed in my copending application, Serial No. scope of the invention, reference being had for‘ 558,631, ?led on October 20, 1944. During shipment and storage the container I4 55 this purpose to the appended claims. 2,412,826 3 4 What is claimed'is: 1. A vaporizing device comprising a tubular shell open at its ends and having an inwardly projectingubead adjacent, its bottom, a container adapted to hold liquid to be vaporized ?tting posed adjacent the top of the container, and a ?anged cover for the shell, the cover ?ange and the side wall of the shelladjacent the top being formed with spaced openings adapted to register within the shell, 3, cap for the container having a bead adapted to rest on the bead in the shell of the shell. more‘ or less when the cover is placed over the top I 3. A vaporizing device comprising a tubular shell open’ at its ends and having an inwardly projecting bead adjacent but spaced from its bot with the major portion of the cap lying below the bead, and a wick in the container adapted to be exposed adjacent the top of the container. 10 tom, a container cap ‘having a bead adapted to 2. A vaporizing device comprising a tubular rest on the bead in the shell, a container resting shell open at its ends and having an inwardly upon said cap bead within said shell, and a, re projecting bead adjacent its bottom, a container adapted to hold liquid to be vaporized fitting movable closure for the top of said shell, said cap being removable through the upper part of said within the shell, a cap for the container having a 15 shell and adapted to' be placed upon said con bead adapted to rest on the bead in the shell with tainer to close the same when said container is the major portion of the cap lying below the placed upon the bead in said shell. bead, a wick in the container adapted to be ex , ' CHARLES F. J. DUPUY.