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May 21, 1963
w. c. ALBERTSON, JR
3,090,059v
MOP '
Filed Nov. 10, 1961
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United States Patent (In), IC€
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and resist pulling of the handle out of the socket. There
is su?icient springiness in the teeth 25 and in the strip
211 to accommodate the widest variation in diameter of
wood handles while still maintaining an adequate grip
between the handle and the handle socket. With this
construction, the ‘assembly of the handle into the socket
3,090,059
MOP
3,09 0,059
Patented May 21‘, 1963‘
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William C. Albertson, In, Lakeweod, Ohio, assignor to
Erie Mop and Wringer Company, Girard, Pa., :1 corpo
ration of Pennsyivania
Filed Nov. 10, 1961, Ser. No. 151,526
4 Claims. (Cl. 15-119)
is very simple. The handle is merely pressed downward
into the socket and once inserted, cannot be removed.
This invention is an improvement in mops which
In order to limit the insertion of the handle in the socket,
simpli?es the assembly. The mop handle is assembled 10 there is an inwardly extending ?ange 26 at the lower end
by pushing into the handle ‘socket and is held in the
of the clip. The operation of inserting the handle in
socket by the retainer -for the mop squeezer plate
sures ?rm positioning of the detent 18 for holding the
hinged to one edge of the mopv head. The mopping
squeezer plate handle 16.
element is carried on a plate which snaps onto the mop
The mopping element 2 may comprise a block 27 of
head and is held by the hinge knuckles for the squeezer 15 cellulose or other suitable sponge material cemented to a
plate.
metal plate 28 having depending ?anges 29 and 30 at
front and back edges. In assembly of the mopping ele
In the drawing, FIG. 1 is a side view of a mop, partly
in section, FIG. 2 is a reduced top View of the mop with
ment onto the mopping head as illustrated in FIG. 5, the
the mopping element removed, FIG. 3 is an enlarged
‘front ?ange 29 is hooked into ?ange 5 at the front edge
section through the handle socket, FIG. 4 is a section 20 of the mop head. The mopping element is then swung
on line 4—4 of FIG. 3, FIG. 5' is a diagrammatic view
upwardly against the under side of the mop head and is
illustrating the assembly of the mopping element into the
snapped into place and held by resilient engagement of
mop head, FIG. 6, is a side view of the handle clip, and
the hinge knuckles 6 with the rear flange 30‘ of the mop
PEG. 7 is a front view of the clip.
ping element. The mopping element may be easily
The mop is made in three parts, a mop head and a 25 snapped in place and when replacement is required, may
squeezer plate 1, a mopping element 2, and a mop handle
be easily removed. Although ordinarily the mopping
3. These parts may be assembled at the point of sale
element will be assembled in a central position relative
or use.
to the mop head, it is possible to assemble the mopping
The mop head and squeezer plate assembly is con
element in an oil center position if desired.
veniently made from steel stampings. The head stamp
What is claimed as new is:
1. In a mop, a mop head having a depending hook
ing 4 has a hook ?ange 5 along its front edge and a plu
rality of hinge knuckles 6 at its rear edge. On the upper
?ange along the front edge of the head and a plurality
side are formed open ended sockets 7 for receiving sup
of depending resilient hinge knuckles along and project
porting wires 8 carrying a squeegee or brush 9. At the
ing beneath the back edge of the head, a handle socket
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center of the stamping 4 is an opening ‘10* through which
extending from the top of the head, a mopping element
extends a handle socket 11. At the lower part, the metal
having a plate to which mopping material is secured, the
from which the handle socket is for-med partially en
front edge of the plate being hooked under said hook
circles the handle providing a slot 24 in the back side
?ange and the back edge of the plate being snapped under
of the socket as is shown in FIG. 4. At the upper end,
and held by resilient engagement of said hinge knuckles,
the metal overlaps at the back side of the socket provid 40 a squeezer plate hinged to said knuckles and having a
ing a re-enforcement for a slot 212 as shown in FIGS. 1
handle for exerting the required squeezing pressure, said
and 3. The handle socket has a ?ange 12 underlying
handle socket having at its upper end a slot presented
the stamping 4 and suitably secured thereto, for example
by spot welds 13. The squeezer plate 14 is hinged to
the rear edge of the mop head, for example by slots 15
in the front edge of :the squeezer plate through which
the hinge knuckles 6 extend. On the upper side of the
squeezer plate is ?xed a handle 16 of length su?icient
to provide the required leverage for squeezing or wring
ing the mopping element.
toward the squeezer plate handle, a clip extending through
said slot having a detent portion outside the slot for hold
ing the squeezer handle and having a strip depending
axially within and extending chordwise of the handle
socket and having teeth inclined inwardly and down~
wardly toward the bottom of the socket to grip and re
50 tain a wood mop handle inserted in the socket, the strip
The handle socket 11 has provisions for holding the
handle in the socket and for releasably holding the handle
15 of the squeezer plate up against the under side of the
handle socket so the squeezer plate will be out of the 55
and teeth having sufficient springiness to accommodate
the variations in diameter of wood mop handles while
maintaining an adequate grip between the wood mop han
dle and the socket.
2. In a mop, a mop head, a handle socket extending
from the top of the head, a squeezer plate and handle
way during mopping operations. This comprises a sheet
metal spring clip shown in detail in FIGS. 6 and 7. At
therefore operatively secured to the head, said handle
its upper end the clip has a detent 18 which extends
socket having at its upper end a slot presented toward
through an opening 1§ in the squeezer plate handle. The
the squeezer plate handle, a clip extending through said
detent is made by folding the upper end of the clip mem 60 slot having a detent portion outside the slot for holding
ber. When assembled, the lower side 20‘ of the detent
the squeezer handle and having a strip depending axially
butts against the handle socket and holds the clip in place
within and extending chordwise of the handle socket and
in readiness for assembly of the handle. The clip has a
having teeth inclined inwardly and downwardly toward
horizontal portion 21a extending through a slot 22 in
the bottom of the socket to grip and retain a wood mop
the upper end of the handle socket 11 and a straight por
handle inserted in the socket, the strip and teeth having
tion 21 depending within the handle socket close to the
su?icient springiness to accommodate the variations in
lower end of the socket. As shown in FIG. 4, the por
diameter of wood mop handles while maintaining an
tion 21 of the clip extends chordwise of the handle socket
adequate grip between the Wood mop handle and the
and bridges the slot 24 in the back side of the socket.
socket.
On the side of the portion 21 adjacent the handle 3 are 70
3. In a mop, a mop head having a depending hook
struck-out teeth 25 which are inclined downwardly to
?ange along the front edge of the head and a plurality
ward the bottom of the socket so as to dig into the handle
of depending resilient hinge knuckles along and projecting
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beneath the back edge of the head, a handle socket ex
tending from the top of the head, a mopping element
having a plate to which mopping material is secured, the
and the other edge of the plate being snapped under and
held by resilient engagement of said hinge knuckles, a
squeezer plate hinged to said knuckles and having a han
front edge of the plate being hooked under said hook
dle for exerting the required squeezing pressure.
?ange and the back edge of the plate being snapped under 5
and held by resilient engagement of said hinge knuckles,
a squeezer plate hinged to said knuckles and having a
handle for exerting the required squeezing pressure, and
a clip having a detent portion for holding the squeeze:
handle.
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4. In a mop, a mop head having a depending hook
means at the one edge of the head and a plurality of
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
UNITED STATES PATENTS
2,155,893
2,550,397
2,666,949
Fulton _____________ ..._ Apr. 25, 1939
‘Bagley _____________ __ Apr. 24, 195-1
Greenleaf et a1. ______ __ Jan. 26, 1954
depending resilient hinge knuckles along and projecting
2,869,161
Cooper _____ _; _______ __ Jan. 20, 1959
beneath the other edge of the head, a handle socket ex
2,941,226
Kautenberlg __________ __ June 21, 1960
548,683
Italy _______________ __ Sept. 28, "1956
tending from the top of the head, a mopping element
having a plate to which mopping material is secured, one
edge of the plate being hooked under said hook means
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