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April 24, 1962
A. E. F. JOHNSON
3,031,085
SUPPORT STAND
Original Filed Sept. 15, 1955
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IN VEN TOR.‘
Unitid States Patent 0""
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3,031,085
Patented Apr. 24, 1962
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a wing screw 22. The ?tting 21 is provided with an an
nular groove 23, and a tubular member 24 telescopically
Axel E. F. Johnson, Cincinnati, Ohio, assignor t0 Ameri
is crimped or rolled into the groove 23, as indicated at
SUPPORT STAND
receives the member 23 and the metal of the member 24
can Hospital Supply Corporation, Evanston, Ill., a cor 5
25, to form a rigid interlock. The tube 24 is apertured
poration of Illinois
to receive the wing screw 22. For further steadying and
Original application Sept. 15, 1955, Ser. No. 534,546, now
anchoring the rod 10 within the tubular member 24,
Patent No. 2,923,513, dated Feb. 2, 1960. Divided
and this application July 9, 1959, Ser. No. 826,006
6 Claims. (Cl. 211-86)
a compression spring 26 may be extended through a trans
verse opening 27 in the rod 10.
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A second ?tting 28 is inserted within the lower end
This invention relates to a support stand, and the in
of the tubular member 24 and is also provided with an
vention is particularly useful as a stand support for the
annular groove 29 into which the metal of the tube 24 is
bails of bottles or other containers, etc.
rolled or crimped to form an interlock at 30. The ?tting
The present application is a division of my co-pending
28 is provided with an extension 31 having at its lower‘
application, Serial No. 534,546, ?led September 15, 1955, 15 end a threaded portion 32 adapted to be engaged by a
now Patent No. 2,923,513.
nut 33. A base cup 34 is apertured on three sides to
An object of the invention is to provide a support struc
receive the base legs 35 which are provided at their outer
1ture which engages the bails of bottles so as to support
ends with caps 36 and with feet 37. The feet 37 are pro
the bottles ?rmly in position while providing adjustable
vided with screw extensions 38 adapted to be engaged
resilient means for frictionally engaging and holding the 20 at their upper ends with nuts 39, and the bases of the
bottles against movement‘. A further object is to provide,
legs 37 are enclosed within resilient caps 40.
in an extensible telescoping stand structure, means where
In order to weight the base and at the same time pro
by the extensible portions are ?rmly held in position while
at-the same time supporting a hook member held in posi
vide means for securing the legs 35 in position, I provide
tion by a resilientlocking means. "A still further object
is'to provide in ‘such a stand structure a weight device
25 having therein three semi-circular recesses 43 and’with
within the base which ‘is effective in clamping the sup
porting ‘legs in ‘position and providing quick assembly
means for uniting the basesand' leg ‘structures. Yet a fur
ther object is to provide a novel form of bail-supporting
stand of extremely great stability, while affording a sound
dampening and stabiliiing support for a plurality of bot
tles or containers equipped with bails and for preventing
breakage of the bottles, etc. Other speci?c objects and
two complementary cast iron members 41 and 42, each
knobs or projections 44 extending into each recess and
adapted to engage pre-drilled holes 45 in the legs 35..
The members 41 and 42 are provided with central open
ings 46 and 47, respectively, for receiving the extension
31 of the ?tting 28.
Operation
In the operation of the structure, the stand is assem
bled by bringing the extensible members 10 and 24 into
the relation shown best in FIG. 2. The legs 35 are assem
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advantages will appear as the speci?cation proceeds.
bled within the casting members 41 and 42 with the re
The invention is shown, in an illustrative embodiment,
cesses 45 receiving the projections 44 of the two cast
by the accompanying drawing, in which
FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of a stand embodying
my invention; FIG. 2, an enlarged vertical sectional view;
ings, and the entire base members, including the cup 34,
castings 41 and 42, and the three legs 35 are secured in
place by the single nut 33, as illustrated best in FIG. 2.
FIG. 3, a perspective view of the bail hook member em 40 The rod 10 is extended to the desired height and clamped
ployed; and FIG. 4, a broken perspective view of the base
in position by the wing screw 22. One or two bottles
and leg assembly, the several parts being shown in spaced
apart relation.
In the illustration given, 10 designates a rod or top ex
tensible member, and slidably mounted thereon is a
sleeve 11 formed of rubber or other resilient material.
Upon the rod 10 rests an inverted U-shaped hook mem
ber 12 having a central web portion 13 adapted to rest
may then be supported upon the books 15 by bringing
the bails against the resilient member 17 and downwardly
into the hook recesses, with the result that the bails are
thus held close to the rod 10‘ and the weight of each bot
tle bears ?rmly against the resilient sleeve 11, whereby
the bottles are anchored against lateral movement. The
sleeve 11 is adjustable to bring it into engagement with
upon the top of the rod 10 and having depending spring
the portion of the bottle which swings closest to the rod
legs 14 engaging the sides of the rod 10, the legs being 50 10, and the sleeve dampens the noise brought about dur
turned sharply upwardly at their bottoms to provide hook
ing the positioning of the bottle or the adjusting of the
lips 15. The hook lips 15 preferably widen laterally as they
same during administration of the parenteral liquids or
extend upwardly to provide ?ared top rims 16, as shown
other liquids thereon, and further prevents breakage of
best in FIG. 3. The inverted U-shaped member 12 is se
bottles by striking the metal standard.
cured in the position shown in FIG. 2 by a resilient lock
Any suitable material may be employed in the manu
ing member or cap 17. The resilient member 17 pro
facture of the stand. The rod may be formed of stain,
vides a cushion against which the bails bear as they are
less steel and the tubing may also be stainless steel clad
drawn into the books 15 therebelow, while at the same
tubing and the base cover 34 for the cast iron plates 41
time anchoring the hook member 12 against lateral move
and 42 may similarly be formed of stainless steel. It
ment and dampening the sound as the bails are moved into 60 will be understood that any form of metal, plastic, or
position. In the speci?c illustration given, a bottle 18
other suitable material may be utilized in the forming
is shown equipped with a bail band 19 and a bail 20 en
of the stand structure.
gages the hook 15. The slidable sleeve 11 is adjusted
While, in the foregoing speci?cation, I have set forth
along the length of the rod 10 so as to frictionally en
a speci?c structure in considerable detail for the purpose
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gage the bottle and hold it in position. With the struc
of illustrating the invention, it will be understood that
ture shown, in which the hook portions 15 of the mem
such details of structure may be varied widely by those
ber 12 lie close to the rod 10, the weight of the bottle
skilled in the art without departing from the spirit of
presses it ?rmly against the resilient sleeve 11, with the
my invention.
result that the sleeve grips the bottle and anchors it against
I claim:
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sidewise tilting, etc.
1. In combination with a support stand providing a
The rod 10 extends downwardly into a centrally-aper
standard, an inverted U-shaped member having its cen
tured ?tting member 21 threadedly recessed to receive
tral web portion resting on the top of said standard and
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having its depending legs extending downwardly along
said standard and being turned sharply upwardly at their
lower ends to provide retaining hooks, and a resilient in
verted cup-shaped member enclosing said web portion of
the U-shaped member and the top of said standard for
locking the same together.
2. In combination with a support stand having a ver
tical standard, an inverted U-shaped member having a
central web portion resting on the top of said standard
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of the upper portion of said standard, said legs being
turned sharply upwardly at their lower ends to provide
retaining hooks, and a resilient cup-shaped retaining ele
ment extending over the upper portion of said standard
and the depending legs of said U-shaped member, said
element ?rmly engaging both said standard and the legs
of said U-shaped member for anchoring said member
against lateral movement upon said standard.
6. In combination with a support stand having a stand
and having a pair of depending legs extending down 10 ard, an inverted U-shaped member having a central web
portion resting on top of said standard and having a pair
wardly along and engaging diametrically opposing sides
of depending legs extending downwardly along opposite
of said standard, said legs being turned sharply upwardly
sides of the upper portion of said standard, said legs
at their lower ends to provide retaining hooks, and a re
being turned sharply upwardly at their lower ends to
silient inverted cup-shaped member ?tting over the upper
end of said standard and covering said web portion and 15 provide retaining hooks, the upstanding portions of said
retaining hooks being ?at and tapering gradually down
the upper portions of said depending legs for removably
wardly from their free ends, and a resilient retaining ele_
securing said U-shaped member upon said standard.
ment extending circumferentially about the upper por
3. The structure of claim 2 in which the upstanding por
tion of said standard and the depending legs of said U
tions of said retaining hooks are ?at and taper down
20 shaped member and ?rmly contacting both the standard’s
wardly from their free ends.
upper portion and said depending legs to anchor said
4. In combination with a support stand having a stand
U-shaped member against lateral movement upon said ‘
ard, an inverted U-shaped member having a central web
standard.
portion resting on top of said standard and having de
pending legs extending downwardly along opposite sides
of the upper portion of said standard, said legs being 25
turned sharply upwardly at their lower ends to provide re
taining hooks, and a resilient retaining element extend
ing circumferentially about and in contact with both said
upper portion of said standard and said depending legs
to anchor said U-shaped member against lateral move 30
ment upon said standard.
5. In combination with a support stand having a stand
ard, an inverted U-shaped member having a central web
portion resting on top of said standard and having de
pending legs extending downwardly along opposite sides 35
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