вход по аккаунту


Патент USA US3099860

код для вставки
Aug. 6, 1963
Filed Sept. 5. 1961
2 Sheets-Sheet 1
772/15- wyw Tamra
United States Patent 0
Patented Aug. 6, 1963
designates a hollow spindle set over the ‘front stanchion 2
and providing the support for upper belt pulley 7. The
Mitsugu Tamura, 124 Banchi, Tokurnaru-cho,
Itahashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Filed Sept. 5, 1961, Ser. No. 136,422
3 Claims. (Cl. 15—35)
numeral 24 designates another hollow spindle journaled
over the hollow spindle 23 and maintained in position by
support 25, support 25 also being secured to the baseplate
1. The hollow spindle 24 is thus able to rotate independ
ently from the hollow spindle 23 and carries the lower
pulley 9 ?xed to it.
The numeral 26 designates another hollow spindle
The present invention relates to a shoe polishing ma
chine, and, more particularly, to one having a longitudi
nally arcuate core lever equipped with bristles to provide 10 journaled on the back stanchion 3 which carries the lower
belt pulley 10. The numeral 27 is a gear shaft rotatably
a brush-like action both by rotating on itself and revolving
carried in upright fashion on the baseplate 1 and which
planetarily about a shoe to be polished.
carries ?xed gear 28 and bevel gear 29. The bevel gear
The inventive device carries ?xed stanchions on the
29 meshes with the bevel gear 21, as can be readily seen
front and back part of the baseplate. Each stanchion
is provided with upper and lower pulley or sprocket mem 15 from FIG. 3. The numeral 31 designates a bevel gear
?xed on the hollow spindle 26 and meshes with the bevel
bers with the upper members carrying an endless element
gear 22. In FIGS. 1 and 2, the outline of a shoe is desig
such as a belt or chain and the lower members carrying
nated by the numeral 32. The invention also contemplates
another such element. The upper element is equipped
employing a plurality of brushes 17, in which case suitable
with spaced-apart holder rings which carry the respective
ends of the arcuate core lever, one of the ends being ex 20 interlocking mechanism may be provided for power trans
mission. Also, the upper and lower belt or chain elements
tended and carrying a means in the nature of a friction
may be driven in opposite directions to each other.
wheel positioned to be rotated by the lower belt or chain
Action of the present inventive device will be described
element. A shoe rest is secured over the front and back
on the basis of the preferred embodiment mentioned
stanchions, and when the two endless elements are driven,
either at the same or di?erent speeds, the arcuate brush 25 above. Shoe 32, as this is worn, and illustrated in FIG
URE 1, is set upon the shoe rest with the heel being
revolves about the shoe while rotating on itself to provide
immovably set on shoe plate 6, and electric motor 19 is
an advantageous polishing ‘action.
started. Shaft 20 rotates and the rotation is transmitted,
The attached drawing illustrates a preferred embodi
and decelerated through bevel gears 21 and 29, gear 28
ment of the invention, in which:
on shaft 27, and gear wheel 30, to hollow spindle 23 which
FIGURE 1 is a side view, FIGURE 2 a plan view and
rotates upper belt pulley 7 at comparatively lower speed
FIGURE 3 a view taken along line A—A of FIGURE 1
and therefore upper belt 11 revolves at low speed. The
in the direction shown by arrows.
shaft 20 through bevel gears 22 and 31, and hollow spindle
The preferred embodiment will be described with refer
26 rotates lower belt pulley 10 at comparatively higher
ence vbeing made to the drawing as follows:
The numeral 1 designates a baseplate, while the nu 35 speed and therefore lower belt 12 revolves at high speed.
Brush 17, having both ends 17a and 17b of its core lever
merals 2 and 3 designate stanchions ?xed respectively in
inserted respectively in holder rings 13 and 15 mounted on
the front and back part of the baseplate 1. Rest plate
upper belt 11, is rotated at high speed by friction wheel
4 is secured on the tops of the stanchions 2 and 3, and
18 which lies pressed against lower belt 12, while it re
may be supported further with a plurality of props 5
also secured to the baseplate 1. Fixed to the rest plate 40 volves together with belt 11 round the shoe rest, in fric
tional contact with the outside surface of the shoe for
4 is shoe plate 6 which, together with rest plate 4, con
stitutes a shoe rest. 7 and 8 are upper belt pulleys
mounted on the upper part of front and back stanchions
polishing the shoe. In passing by the toe of shoe 32,
brush 17 saddles itself on that part as illustrated in FIG
URE 1. In practical use of the inventive shoe polishing
2 and 3, respectively, while 9 and 10 are lower 'belt pulleys
mounted on the lower part of front and back stanchions 45 machine, it is desirable to use a set of three, namely for
dust cleaning, cream application and polishing-?nishing
2 and 3, respectively. 11 is an upper belt connecting
and carry out these courses in succession. But, the object
upper belt pulleys 7 and 8, and 12 is a lower belt con
may be attained with use of a single machine for cream
necting lower belt pulleys 9 and 10. 13 is a holder ring
application in such a way, namely cream application, in
projecting from and fastened to the outside surface of
upper belt 11, and 14 is a supporter projecting from and 50 the ?rst revolution and polishing-?nishing in the second
fastened to upper belt 11 likewise and lies a suitable dis
tance from holder ring 13. 15 is a projecting holder ring
pivotally supported as at 16 by supporter 14, while 17 is
and polishes the shoe revolving round the shoe, a round
a brush equipped with a core lever whose both ends 17a
of polishing operation is completed in extremely short
As the arcuate brush of the inventive machine rotates
‘and 1712 are rotatably mounted in the holder rings 13 and 55 time, and as the brush goes around the shoe in good
frictional contact especially in the toe region, superior
15, respectively. For this purpose, the brush 17 is 'bent
polish may be accomplished, and moreover the overall
on an arc. The numeral 18 designates a friction wheel
mechanical operation has the effect of realizing simple and
?xed on core lever end 17a for rotation by being pressed
sanitary shoe polishing.
against the outside surface of lower belt 12.
The numeral 19 designates an electric motor secured 60
on the baseplate 1, with the numeral 20 designating the
I claim:
1. A shoe polishing machine, comprising a baseplate,
21 designates a bevel gear ?xed at one end
stanchions ?xed respectively on the front and the back
of the shaft 20, while 22 designates another bevel gear
?xed at the other end of the shaft 20. The numeral 23
part of the vbaseplate, each stanchion being provided with
motor shaft.
upper and lower pulley members, a belt element entrained
in the upper belt pulley and a second belt element en
spaced-apart endless elements rotatably mounted on said
stanchions, an ~arcuate brush upstanding from the upper
of said elements and adapted to revolve planetarily around
trained in the lower pulley members, spaced-apart holder
rings on the upper belt element, a brush having an arcuate
core, the core ends being inserted into said rings, one end
of said core element being equipped with a friction wheel
positioned to press against the lower belt element to trans
means on said stanchions, and means for rotating said
mit rotative motion to said core, a shoe rest secured over
elements at different speeds.
the front and back stanchions, and means for driving the
upper and lower belt elements at di?erent speeds.
2. The structure of claim 1 in which one of said holder 10
rings is pivotally secured to said upper belt element.
3. In a shoe polishing machine, a frame equipped with
upright stanchions at the ends thereof, a pair of vertically
said ‘stanchions, means on said brush adapted to contact
said lower element to rotate said brush, shoe support
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
Greer ________________ __ Dec. 29, 1908
Ashley _______________ __ Nov. 6, 1956
Без категории
Размер файла
273 Кб
Пожаловаться на содержимое документа