Radiator support

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Jan. 13, 1931. A. c. ARMSTRONG RADIATOR SUPPORT Filed Jan. '28, 192e l INVENTOR BY @um MMG/uvm ATTORNEYS Vso Patented Jan. 13, 193i UNITED STATES PATENT ori-Ica ADDISON c. Anitsrnone, or nanritona, annirizaxusm,V -Assrenon `To omarmt. METAL WINDOW conronATroN, or DAL'rmoan, MARYLAND, A conroaArroN or MARY- LAND nA'mA'ron sorrow.' Application tiled .Tannat- 28, 1021 Seria! No. 50,115. When o peratn A underA Ca; pbell Patent No. 1,266,210 of, ay 14, 1918, (which relates to a radiator bracket attached lto the sill of a metal window) it hasr been found advani cause o` this "varatlofy 't asbeen found that where thesill and stool areA either formed in one piece or arefabrcatecl and connected together before the window` 1S mstlled, the hook from which the radiator bracket 1s to be sus ended may be substantiall out of line be inner I4of the I wall below the window. .'Io awoidtbf 'iiioulty itis sometimes nece'ssa toyinake 4 e se arate from the .Stoch aayfbrieet t e s120015 fter the window iS. 1,11, pleo?, a. @Paswol- 111g leali ,for adwiillm @00% inen ;take on the job. ex Yeti is of course is diator of the iwirlstbe Helemaal* o radiate# .w ile' item1 f" e' rea. d.. .derawlarc-11vyl asa r getoaturning fome 1.) l r il ma frameset 1., heef-ma of che hihiy inneemt advent@ es of om nectin" t e radiator; b ecke@ te te Window sill is fue to ,th3 vfactlt VvaILthis resultant t puin is. ,nur are are pf.. if meanrat elfi Sill are connectedtgetherbecause the anchorage of the e tire windowraxneresiststhe strain referresie Mle@ .Same ,time the bracket is definitey locate` 1n a vertical position re as tive `to `the window` even thou 'h the vertical strain is taken uplby the wal itself. Bearing these actors in mind, Iyhave found that the diliicu ties heretofore referred to can lbe overcome by 'pijQYi ing a hook Qlvthetunder side of the sill nieniber (which term is intend ed to refer lto an integral sill and stool and also to a'stool made as a separate ece from the sill) which hook is positione substanybe inadeintegral but I .ing the l e berg. If nelly back of the inner fue of the nished wa l. This hook is so arranged that a radiator `bracket member can be lnterlolcked with it in such a way as to prevent such member from moving inwardly in relation to the sill, and preferably the interlocking is so 'arranwed that the two cannot become se arated un ess t e inner part of such mein er is raised. oweven'it is essential that such radiator bracket member be readil connected to suc hook aft-er the window Vis m place and should be readilyremovable therefrom. Y t t, A The radiator bracket vmex'nber isv adapted to interlock with such hook on the underside of the sill, and extends over a portion of the masonry. wall and Preferably .is Supported against downward `inovement near the inner face of the `masonry wall. t The radiator bracket proper colep'ends fromthi's mem er. The horizontal member and the bracket may lprefer t make thm :Seiemtely turning 1P ,a .in 011 the hofizaatal which the radiator bracket proper 1s oo y Y l j baffle c'eaerueien deeba, the window 'ce be fa heated with the S111. members of 'di tbeyigill .Overtie theledig'eof amVv somewhere ,if the mais mi is i .retainaangaande@1 emitir .t ,Siv mmber verhns fil We l; Whlch e fimmpra vrt nee; :Attei- .the are i51 ahelaa in the ickn'ess of the wall caribe taken care of as re ards the radiator sup"orts,by varyngth ofthe horizonte' bracket morne Suc e. members are mede Seperate from the brackets proper no specialfabiication or measurement wi be lIlecessary;ifor the workman installing the radiator brackets can carryl Around, an. assortment 0f. these pieces of di erent len hsand insert th Ones that are appropriate or each window. lj; A ese ieces are ,very inexpensive to make and there 1s little loss in maintaining a stock of assorted sizfes.r If the horizontal member 'and bracket are made integral, either a stock of brackets with horizontal ortions of varying lengths must be provide or the brackets can be fabricated after measurements are taken. Illustrative examples of devices embodying e p asm is -in page, wenn@ o hill) this invention are shown in the accompanying drawings in which Fig. 1 is a sectional view through a wall and window-frame showing the device in operation with a radiator in place; Fig. 2 is a section on line 2-2 of Fig. 1 ut showin the radiator removed, and Fig. 8 shows a m 'lied structure. i In the example illustrated in Figa 1 and 2, the sill 3 has made integral with 1t a stool 4 which extends out over the radiator as indicated at 6. Other portions of the windowframe are illustrated in the drawing, but as they form no part of the present invention, they are not further described. The sill 3 rests on a wall of masonry or similar material desi ated by the numeral 8, and 10 indicates t e plaster face of the wall. Welded to the underside of the sill 3 is a hook-sha ed member 12. This preferably extends or substantially the length of the sill and assists in supporting the stool rtion 4 of the sill. A horizontal member 14' 1s adapted to interlock with member 12 as shown in Fig. 1. The inner edge of member 14 is turned up to form a lip 16 and near the inner edge, member 14 may either rest directly on the masonry of the wall or a shim 18 may be inserted. The member 14 may be substantially the length of the radiator, or as shown in Fig. 2, one member 14 may be used for each radiator bracket. It will he noted that the member 14 can readily be removed at any time, and therefore does not need to be installed until after the window-frame is in place and the plaster 10 is finished. At that time the workman installing the job can go through the building with an assortment of pieces corresponding to member 14 and at each window can insert the a propriete size so that the lip 16 is substantially in line with the innerface of the laster 10. The radiator bracket has a vertic portion 20 adapted to lie llat against the plaster 10, which ortion is bent over at the top to form a hoo 22. As here illustrated, the bracket proper is made in one piece, having a radiator supporting portion 24 which is bent inward from the portion 20. In the form of device shown in Fig. 3 the horizontal member 14 is made integral with the vertical portion 20 of the bracket. By either of these arrangements it is readily possible to fabricatea sill and stool of an appropriate width and then, due to the fact that the horizontal member is readily-removable, the radiator brackets can be installed accurately after the wall is finished and plastered. Even if the horizontal member were not readily removable, the structure shown herein would be highly advantageous because of the fact that the weight of the radiator is carried by the masonry wall, so that there is no tendency for the sill to be dragged down, but at the same time the radiator supports are held located in proper position due to their connection with the sill. What I claim is: 1. In combination with a metal sill member built into a wall, a hook on the underside of the sill member removed back from the inner face of such wall, a readil removable member adapted to engage sai hook, and when so engaged to be held a inst inward movement, and a radiator brac et adapted to lie against the inner face of the wall supported by and connected with said removable member. l 2. A structure as specified in claim l, in which the radiator bracket and said removable member are separable. 3. A structure as cified in claiml in which said hook has a ownwardly extending portion adapted to engage the upper edge of the readily removable member and the structure comprises a horizontal member adapted to engage the underside of said removable member whereby said removable member will be held locked in said hook until the free end thereof is lifted. 4. -In combination with a metal sill member built in a wall, a substantially horizontal support member resting on the wall below the sill and spaced away from the sill, radiator supports connected with such horizontal member so that the weight of the radiator is carried directl by the wall, and means for connecting Asuch horizontal member with the sill to hold such horizontal member in place on the wall. 5. The combination with a stool structure having a depending stiiening ange along its inner margin, of a supporting member separate from the i'lange and located beneath the stool and behind the flange, and a hanger bracket hung from said member. 6. The combination with a stool structure having a depending stiiening flange along its inner margin, o'f a supportingrmember separate from the llan'ge and located beneath fthe stool and behind the flange and having an upstanding hook portion behind said flange, and a hanger bracket havin a hooked upper end passin between the ange and member and hoo ed over the upstanding hook ortion of the supporting ember. 7 he combination with a w ll structure including a stool that extends inwardly beyond the wall structure, of fa supporting member beneath the stool and behind its inner end, said supporting member resting on the wall structure beneath the stool, and a hanger bracket suspended from the supporting member. 8. The combination with a stool structure having a depending stiiening flange along its inner edge portion, of a supporting plate separate from the ilange and secured to the stool structure behind the flange, and a hanger bracket hung from the plate. 9. The combination with a stool structure having a depending stfening flange along its inner edge portion, of a depending supporting plate secured to the stool structure behind the ange and having an upstandng hook margin spaced from the flange, and a hanger bracket having a ooked upper end suspended from the hook margin, said bracket dependin below the stool structure. lo ADDI ON C. ARMSTRONG. 9. The combination with a stool structure having a depending stiffening flange along its inner edge portlon, of a. depending supporting plate secured to the stool structure behind the flange and having an upstanding hook margin spaced from the flange, and a hanger bracket having a hooked upper end suspended from the hook margin, said bracket dependin below the stool structure. lo ADDI 0N o. ARMSTRONG. DISCLAIMER 1,788 S19-Addison C. Armstrong Baltimore Md R S ated Januar marron UPPORT. Patent y 13, 1931. Dlsclalmer filed November 23 19 Campbell Metal Window Corporation. 1 32 by the assignee, Hereby enters this disclaimer to said patent, as follows: 8 liclams from the scope of said Letters Patent the claims numbered 4, 5, 6, 7, [Qmal Gama December 20, 1.932.] DISCLAIMER 1,788,819.--Addison U. Armstrong, Baltimore, Md. RADIATOR SUPPORT. Patent dated January 13, 1931. Disclaimer filed November 23, 1932, by the assignee, Campbell Metal Window Corpora/tion. Hereby enters this disclaimer bo said patent, as follows: It disclaims from the scope of said Letters Patent. the claims numbered 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. [Qlcil Gazette December 20, 1.932.]

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