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May 28, 1963
Filed June 20, 1962
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May 28, 1963
Filed June 20, 1962
3 Sheets-Sheet 2
May 28, 1963
Filed June 20, 1962
3 Sheets-Sheet 3
United States Patent .0 ice
Patented May 28, 1963
FIGURE 5 is a view in crossssection taken along line
5-5 of FIGURE 4;
FIGURE 6 is a view in cross-section of the apparatus
taken on line 6-6 of FIGURE 4;
FIGURE 7 is a side elevational view of the pump
Eugene Panza, 67 Avon Place, Spring?eld, Mass.
Filed June 20, 1962, Ser. No. 293,801
4 Claims. (Ci. 4—1)
FIGURE 8 is a bottom view of the pump brush, or a
This invention is concerned with a sanitary attachment
for use with conventional known toilet facilities.
in ordinary every day human life there is the problem
of eating and sleeping, and also the untalked about prob 10
lem of food waste. The human intestine not only sup
plies our food but is an excreting organ as well. The
waste evacuated by the bowels consists of materials which
have been rejected as useless body intestinal factories,
thrown out before reaching the cells at ‘all. There are
other wastes in the body which are formed as the result
of combustion. The body acids are never fully oxidized
view looking down on the View of FIGURE 7;
FIGURE 9 is a side elevational view of a syringe;
FIGURE 10 is a View looking down on ‘FIGURE 9 of
the said syringe.
The apparatus herein to be described is associated with
the conventional toilet stool 6 and toilet box 5. The
toilet box 5 is the main concern since it is to the top por
.tion of this box 5 where the apparatus of this invention is
A band assembly consists of a front portion 2 and rear
portion ll.
in the body and leave behind them nitrogen containing
The band assembly 1 and 2 extends the cover of the
waste of a highly poisonous nature. The most abundant
of these is urea, a whitish powder ordinarily dissolved in 20 water box It) upwardly from its original mounting ap
proximately three inches.
the urine.
The band assembly 1 and 2 is made in such a manner
It is the problem of the excreting of the body waste
that it is expandable in a longitudinal direction and may
with which this invention is concerned. It is conceded
well be expandable in a latitudinal direction. There is
that the discussion hereinafter is one of delicacy and that
the language used may be somewhat obnoxious or un 25 at the top and at the bottom of the band 2 a foldover 17.
Mounted within the foldover 17 is the front portion of
pleasant to‘ the reader. However, the main purpose of
the within invention is to provide sanitary facilities for
cleanliness and for the better health of human living.
The conventional method of cleaning the waste from
the human body is by toilet paper or tissue. This leaves 30
the brush chamber 15. The purpose of the foldover is
not only to hold the brush chamber 15, but also to enable
the band assembly 1 and .2 ‘to be pulled out or in, in order
to ?t the size and contour of the water box 5. The shape
of the band assembly 1 and ,2 can be seen in the view of
a great deal to be desired because very often it is almost
FIGURE 1. It is a resilient thin sheet metal in the shape
impossible to do a clean job with the use of such mate
of a band that ?ts the contour of the water box 5. In the
rial. Likewise, in the female species, it is difficult to com
embodiment shown, the band is about ?ve inches in
pletely dry and eliminate the unpleasant aroma of urea.
'It is a principal object of the within invention to pro 35 height, or width, extending three inches up and two inches
vide an article of manufacture that may be adapted to
Mounted in the two openings 18, and there could be
an exiting toilet facility.
more but there are two in the emdodiment shown, are
, It is yet another object of the within invention to pro
the pump brushes 3 and 4. The pump brushes 3 and 4,
vide a sanitary arrangement for assisting in the cleaning
as can be seen by the pump brush 3, may have a hose
of the areas wherein waste materials are discharged from
11 connected thereto. The hose '11 is immersed below
‘human bodies.
the water line and has an opening at '13 within the water
It is yet, a further object of the within invention to
14. It is only necessary for the operator to squeeze the
provide a simple apparatus for assisting in the cleanliness
bulb =3 and draw up the water in the hose 11 in order to
of the areas wherein waste materials are discharged in
the human body.
45 have water in the brush.
It is still a further object of the within invention to
provide facilities for cleaning the areas where waste ma
terials are discharged from the human body and also
wherein the implements used are themselves cleaned and
FIGURE 2 discloses the path of the hose 11. In FIG
URE 2, the conventional top 10 of the water box 5 can
reference is made to the following speci?cations and to
the drawings, in which:
out therefrom or in thereto. The purpose of the move
be seen. \Beneath cover 10 is the front of the band t1.
Inside of the band 1 is an opening around which is a grom
50 met 12 through which the hose'lll passes. The band 1 is
maintained sanitary.
located above the water box "5,.
It is yet an additional object of the within invention to
Going back to 'FIGURE 1, there is also disclosed the
provide a sanitary means for easily and comfortably as
utility table 7 which has openings therein 18a and also
sisting in the cleaning of the areas wherein human waste
referred to as a storage facility 18a. Located in these
is discharged from the body.
The device hereinafter to be described contains a 55 openings 18a are the brushes 3 and 4. There is also room
on the utility table 7 for a tray 9 which could have warm
bracket which is adaptable to ?t around the upper sur
water 8 located therein. Warm water might be desirable
face of the ?ushing bowl of a toilet. Mounted on this
for use, as will be hereinafter explained.
bracket is a mechanism for passing water into a chamber.
FIGURE 3 discloses in dotted lines 1a the band 1 on
In the chamber are located certain syringes having brush
both of the sides of band 1. This indicates that the band
means thereupon for cleaning.
1 may be inserted within the foldover 17 and extended
For a more detailed description of the within invention,
ment of the dotted lines 1a is to demonstrate that the
band arrangement may be universal to various sizes of
FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of ‘the apparatus as
65 water boxes 5. Connected to the ?xed portions 2 of the
band assembly 1 and 2 are the mounting brackets 16,
FIGURE 2 is a section on the apparatus taken along
which are of an inverted L shape. These can be seen in
line 2-2 of FIGURE 1;
a cross-section view of FIGURE 6. As stated, FIGURE 6
FIGURE 3 is a top elevational view of the apparatus
is a cross-section taken along line 6-6 of FIGURE 4.
shown in FIGURE 1 with a portion of the cover '10 of
The L-shaped brackets 16 are upside down‘ ‘and are con
the water box removed;
nected to the band member 2. The band member 2 is
FIGURE 4 is a side elevational view of the apparatus
?tted over the top of the water box edge 5 and is located
as connected inside of the water chamber;
within the L-shaped bracket 716. In this view, the fold
overs 17 are clearly shown.
Adhered to the band member 2 is the brush chamber 15.
Brush chamber 15 is entirely closed. _It has only the open
ing 18’ which passes through the front thereof and also
through the front of the band 2lin order for the brushes
3 and 4 to be admitted therein. The brush chamber 15
is located above the water box 5 and has its lower por
In operation, the brushes are placed in the openings 18
in the front band 2. The toilet'water box 5 is flushed and
the water coming out from the main water stem, or pipe
22, passes through the water over?ow pipe 24 and the
coupler 23 and through the water over?ow pipe exten
sion 26) into the brush chamber I15 wherein the openings
21 in pipe 20 cause a spray to take place inside the cham
ber 15. When the spray comes out from the openings 21
tion extending vjust below the surface of the top of the
and the over?ow extension 20, a tremendous amount of
water box 5, as will be explained hereinafter. At the very 10 water is circulated under pressure inthe chamber 15,
lowest point of vthe brush chamber ‘15 is the Water drain
cleaning off the bristles and the brushes that are located
therein. This water is then dropped through the openings
7 openings 19.
Reference is made particularly to the view of FIGURE
19 in the bottom of the water chamber 15 and ?ushed out
4.v It is necessary to have water enter the brush chamber
the toilet With the rest of the water, keeping the chamber
15. The conventional water box has therein a main 15 ?lled up with clean Water.
, water line 22.
Above the water line 22 is the over?ow
After the chamber has ?lled up withclean water, the.
pipe 24.’ In this instance, the over?ow pipe 24 is cut
off. Mounted thereupon is a coupler 23, to which coupler
user of the facility will take out, for example, brush 3
connected to the hose 1'1, and which in fact is the species
23 the over?ow pipe extension 20 at attached. The over
?ow pipe or tube 20 passes from- the coupled 23‘ into the
26, causing Water'to come therein through the hose 11.
bottom portion of the brush chamber 15, just above the
water drain openings '19.
The water will be in the bulb 26. He will then locate
the bulb 26 and the brush chamber 29 in the proper area
shown in FIGURE 7. He'Will squeeze the tube or bulb
The water chamber 15 is made of the same material as
and will brush and spray by squeezing the bulb 26. Simi
the band assembly '1 and 2. In the embodiment shown,
lar use can be made of the syringe 34. It is to be noted
a stainless steel sheet metal is employed. The top of the 25 that the shape of brush chamber 29 is in the contour of
brush chamber 15 is between three and four inches from
the front of the water box and is about ?ve inches deep
from the top of the chamber just below the Water box
cover It} to the very bottom of the brush chamber at the
openings 19.
the human waste area.
It is, of course, extremely necessary that when the user
has ?nished brushing himself that the unit be put back
in the opening 18 so that it can be cleansed.
It is con- ' A
30 templated that a mild antiseptic could be vdropped in’v
The brush chamber 15 does not have critical dimen
through the water box by lifting the cover thereof in
sions, and the ones herein mentioned are only suggested.
order to disinfect the water as it is used in order to main
They are, however, adequate to compensate for the tools
tain a highly satisfactory sanitary condition. It is also
-or brushes which must be used by the operator in order
contemplated that separate brushes could be kept on the '
to carry out the function of this invention. These tools 35 utility table 7 for ‘various members of the family, such as
or brushes ‘are shown clearly in the views of FIGURES
tooth brushes are kept.
7, 8, 9, and 10.
In the views of FIGURES 7 and 8 is the ‘pump brush
With the above invention being used, it is contemplated
further that clothes will be kept cleaner, that there will
which has been designated for use to cleanse the waste
be no unpleasant aromas surrounding the members of the
materials coming from the bowels. There are soft bristles 40 family, nor will there be irritations ‘formed from the waste
31 connected into the brush chamber 29, which is hol
materials being accumulated on skin surfaces.
low and has spray openings 30. Connected to the brush
It is also to be understood that if the brush assembly is
chamber 29 by means of the tube coupler 28 is the pump
not kept in the opening 18, the water will spurt out each
bulb 26. The connection is formed by means of the cou
time that the toilet box is ?ushed. It is therefore neces
pler 28 and the nipple portion 27 and the pump bulb 26. 45 sary to keep a brush in place or a bulb stopper similar
Mounted around the largest cross-section area of the bulb
in shape to the pump bulb and stop ring 32.
26 is a stop ring 32 which seals the brush and acts as a
In consideration of the foregoing, I claim:
stop mechanism when it is placed in the openings 18
1. A sanitary device for attachment to a water box
of the front band 2.
comprising an adjustable band assembly, inverted L
At the rear of the pump bulb 26 is the hose connector
shaped members for attaching said band assembly to the
33 which can be closed or opened, and if opened, attached
to the hose 11. This bulb may be used by immersing it
in water and drawing it up by squeezing the bulb in the
top of the sides of the box, a brush chamber mounted a
on said band assembly, openings in said brush chamber
for adapting brush members to be inserted therein, and a
conventional way, or it may be permanently connected to
water means ‘for cleansing said brushes Within said brush
a hose ‘wherein the water will run from the hose into 55 chamber.
the bulb. This tool may be used by the operator by not
'2. A sanitary device for attachment to a water box
even making contact with the brushes but by merely
comprising an adjustable band assembly shaped in a con
spraying the water in the desired area and then having
?guration to complement the shape of the water box, a
the use of‘ the toilet tissue along with it. It is contem
means attached to said band assembly for connecting said
plated that the user will want to'soften up the area with 60 band assembly with the top of the sides of the said box,
the brushes before Iwiping same with the toilet tissue.
a chamber mounted on the front portion of said band
The syringe type of device is shown in FIGURES 9
assembly and extending downwardly therefrom below the >
and 10. The syringe also has a soft bristle 40 extending
top of the said box, a source of water under pressure
out from the hollow syringe stem 34. Within the stem
65 entering said chamber, a plurality of openings in the
34 near the bristles 40 are the spray openings 35. The
bottom of said chamber for enabling said water to pass
bulb 26 is of the same type as that shown in FIGURES
therefrom into the said water box, lwhereby brush mem
7 and :8 and has a hollow opening 39 wherein the water
bers being inserted in said chamber are cleansed by the
may be used or stored as a reservoir. There is‘ similarly
Water in said chamber.
a coupler 37 ‘and a nipple 316‘ wherein thestem 34 may 70
3. A sanitary device for attachment to a water box
.be permanently connected to the bulb 26. At the rear of
comprising a band assembly having adjustable means, a
the bulb 26 is the nipple 36 in which the hose connector
plurality of bracket members for attaching said band
738 is located. It is contemplated that the device shown in
assembly to the top of the sides of said box, said band
FIGURES 9 and 10 can be used by the female species for.
assembly extending upwardly from'the said sides of the
vaginal cleaning as well as urea cleaning.
75 said box and shaped in the con?guration of the said
box and shaped in the con?guration of the said box,
a source of Water in said water box, an over?ow water
a closed chamber mounted on the front portion of
pipe extension connected to said source of water and
the band assembly and extending downwardly into
also connected inside of said water chamber, openings
in said water chamber proximate the said water pipe ex
said box, a means for supplying water under pres
sure into said chamber, a drainage means in the bottom
tension and complementary openings located in said band
assembly in front of said openings in said water chamber,
said openings being adapted to receive brushes having
bristles, the said bristles extending inside of said cham
said brushes having bristles, the said bristles extending
ber, whereby water from said water pipe extension under
inside of said chamber, whereby water from the said
water source under pressure cleanses the said bristles and 10 pressure cleanses the ‘said bristles and thereafter passes
the water through the said drainage means into said water
thereafter passes the water through said drainage means
of said chamber for allowing water to pass thereto into
said box, means for supporting brushes in said chamber,
into said water box.
4. A sanitary device for attachment to a water box
comprising a band assembly, means for adjusting said
band assembly longitudinally, a plurality of L-shaped 15
bracket members for attaching said band assembly to
the top of the sides of said box, said band assembly
extending upwardly from the top of said box at the
point of said L-shaped bracket and slightly downwardly
therefrom, a Water pressure chamber connected to the 20
front portion of said band assembly, said Water chamber
being closed and having a drainage means in the bottom
thereof extending below the top of the said water box,
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