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JP6428991B2
JP6428991B2 JP2013096988A JP2013096988A JP6428991B2 JP 6428991 B2 JP6428991 B2 JP 6428991B2 JP 2013096988 A JP2013096988 A JP 2013096988A JP 2013096988 A JP2013096988 A JP 2013096988A JP 6428991 B2 JP6428991 B2 JP 6428991B2
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  The present invention relates to a urinal, and more particularly to a urinal that prevents urine (urine) from scattering.

  2. Description of the Related Art Conventionally, for example, a urinal in which an automatic cleaning unit is disposed above a bowl surface as described in Patent Document 1 is known. The automatic urinal cleaning unit is housed in a box and detects a user in front of the urinal, an electromagnetic valve that opens and closes a water supply path based on the detection of the user by the sensor, And a controller for controlling the operation, and these are accommodated in a box. In this urinal, a sensor is arranged facing a window provided on the front surface of the box. When this sensor detects a user, washing water is discharged from the spreader to wash the bowl surface.

Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 2002-21160

However, in the conventional urinal described above, the automatic cleaning unit is disposed above the bowl surface, and the sensor is disposed facing the window provided on the front surface of the box. As a result, the user stands at a position away from the bowl surface and needs to be used, so that the urine (urine) is easily dropped on the floor and becomes unclean and unsanitary. There is a problem that it takes.
In addition, even when the user adds something near the bowl surface, the bowl surface is formed vertically, so when urine (urine) collides with the bowl surface, it bounces off the bowl surface, There is also a problem that the floor and the like become unsanitary due to scattering outside the urinal.

  The present invention has been made to solve the above-described problems, and provides a urinal that allows a user to easily approach a position close to the bowl surface and effectively prevent urine (urine) from scattering. The purpose is to do.

In order to achieve the above object, the present invention is a urinal for cleaning a bowl surface with cleaning water, which is formed at the bottom of the bowl surface and the bowl surface and discharges the cleaning water to a downstream drainage channel. A urinal body provided with a drainage outlet and a storage chamber formed at an upper end thereof, a human body detection sensor which is stored in the storage chamber of the urinal body and detects a user, and a human body detection sensor And a toilet bowl cleaning device for discharging the cleaning water based on the detection signal to wash the bowl surface, and the bowl surface of the urinal body extends downward from the lower end of the front surface of the storage chamber. The front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body provided with the water discharge portion is formed continuously with the bowl surface and inclined rearward, and the water discharge portion is directed toward the front surface of the storage chamber formed inclined. It consists wash water to the water discharge, before the storage chamber of the urinal body And the bowl surface is a unitary structure, and the bowl surface is inclined in the rearward direction from above to form an arc shape so that the urine falls downward after hitting the bowl surface. It is characterized by being.
In the present invention configured as described above, the front of the storage chamber of the urinal body is the bowl surface even if the urinal cleaning device is stored in the storage chamber formed at the upper end of the urinal body. Therefore, the user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal. As a result, the user can add work at a position close to the bowl surface, whereby the floor or the like becomes clean, and the time and effort for cleaning can be reduced. Furthermore, since the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is formed continuously with the bowl surface, the front surface of the storage chamber and the bowl surface can be cleaned together, and the cleanability is improved. Further, according to the present invention, the front surface and the bowl surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body have an integral structure, and the bowl surface is inclined in the rearward direction from the upper side to the lower side, and is formed in an arc shape. Therefore, the user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal body. In addition, even when adding a product at a position close to the bowl surface, the bowl surface is inclined backward and formed into an arc shape, so that the urine falls downward after hitting the bowl surface. Can be prevented and the cleaning property is improved.
Further, in the present invention configured as described above, since the water discharge portion of the toilet bowl cleaning device is configured to discharge the wash water toward the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body, the user can discharge the water discharge portion. The user tends to approach the bowl surface of the urinal as he tries to approach the urinal.

In the present invention, preferably, the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is located behind the center of the discharge port.
In the present invention configured as described above, since the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is located behind the center of the discharge port in plan view, the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is positioned rearward. The user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal by the distance.

In the present invention, preferably, the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is configured such that the center portion thereof is located behind the both end portions in plan view.
In the present invention configured as described above, the front part of the storage chamber of the urinal body is configured so that the center part thereof is located behind the both ends in plan view. The user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal body by the distance that the center portion of the front surface is located behind the both end portions. Furthermore, since the front part of the storage chamber of the urinal body is configured so that the center part is located behind the both end parts in a plan view, the shielding property to the user who uses the adjacent urinal is improved. .

In the present invention, preferably, the human body detection means has an integral structure with the water discharger.
In the present invention configured as described above, since the human body detecting means is integrated with the water discharger, the toilet bowl cleaning device can be made compact, thereby shortening the longitudinal length of the storage chamber. it can. The user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal body by the distance that the length of the storage chamber in the front-rear direction is shortened.

  According to the urinal of the present invention, the user can easily approach a position close to the bowl surface, and urine (urine) can be effectively prevented from being scattered.

1 is an overall perspective view showing a urinal according to an embodiment of the present invention. It is a front view of the urinal of FIG. It is a side view of the urinal of FIG. It is a top view of the urinal of FIG. It is a perspective view which shows the automatic toilet bowl cleaning unit (toilet bowl cleaning apparatus) of the urinal by embodiment of this invention. It is a side view of the automatic toilet bowl cleaning unit of FIG. It is an expansion perspective view which shows the part of the spreader and human body detection sensor of the automatic toilet bowl cleaning unit of FIG. It is sectional drawing seen along the VIII-VIII line of FIG. It is sectional drawing equivalent to FIG. 3 for demonstrating the use condition of the urinal by embodiment of this invention.

  A urinal according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to the accompanying drawings. First, the basic structure of a urinal will be described with reference to FIGS. 1 is an overall perspective view showing a urinal according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 2 is a front view of the urinal of FIG. 1, FIG. 3 is a side view of the urinal of FIG. 1, and FIG. It is a top view of the urinal of FIG.

  As shown in FIGS. 1 to 4, reference numeral 1 denotes a urinal according to an embodiment of the present invention. The urinal 1 includes a urinal body 2 made of earthenware, and the urinal body will be described in detail later. 2 includes an automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 (see FIGS. 2 and 3).

  The urinal body 2 of the urinal 1 includes a storage chamber 6 for storing the above-described automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 at the upper end, a bowl surface 8 extending downward from the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6, and the bowl surface 8 And a discharge port 10 formed at the bottom of the.

  The storage chamber 6 is formed by a lid 3 that is a separate body from the urinal body 2. Further, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 is formed to be inclined rearward as will be described in detail later. In addition, an eye plate 12 is disposed at the discharge port 10. Furthermore, the discharge port 10 is connected to a drainage channel (not shown) disposed on the downstream side.

  Next, the automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 will be described with reference to FIGS. FIG. 5 is a perspective view showing an automatic toilet cleaning unit (toilet bowl cleaning device) of a urinal according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 6 is a side view of the automatic toilet cleaning unit of FIG. 5, and FIG. FIG. 8 is an enlarged perspective view showing parts of the spreader and the human body detection sensor of the automatic toilet cleaning unit, and FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view taken along line VIII-VIII in FIG.

  The automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 includes a water supply pipe 14 that supplies cleaning water from the upstream side, a spreader 16 that is a water discharger attached to the tip of the water supply pipe 14, and a human body detection sensor 18 that detects the presence or absence of a user. And an electromagnetic valve 20 attached to the water supply pipe 14 for supplying and stopping the water supply, and a control unit 22 for controlling on / off of the electromagnetic valve 20 based on a detection signal from the human body detection sensor 18.

  The human body detection sensor 18 is an infrared sensor that detects the presence or absence of a user in front of the urinal 1 and the distance to the user. When it is detected by the human body detection sensor 18 that the user has added a work and is away from the urinal 1 by a predetermined distance, a detection signal is transmitted from the control unit 22, and the electromagnetic valve 20 is turned on by this detection signal, Washing water is supplied from the water supply pipe 14 to the spreader 16 so that the bowl surface 8 of the urinal 1 is washed.

  As shown in FIG. 8, in this automatic washing unit 4, a spreader 16 is attached to the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2. The spreader 16 is formed with a water discharge port 16 a, and the water discharge port 16 a is formed so as to be inclined more rearward than the inclination of the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 toward the rear side. Washing water is discharged toward the front surface 7 of the portion 6. Further, in the automatic cleaning unit 4, the human body detection sensor 18 is integrated with the spreader 16.

  1 to 4 again, the detailed structure of the urinal body 2 of the urinal 1 will be described. First, as shown in FIG. 3, in the urinal body 3, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 is integrated with the bowl surface 8. Furthermore, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 is formed continuously with the upper side of the bowl surface 8 and further inclined toward the rear. Here, “continuous” of the front surface 7 and the bowl surface 8 of the storage chamber 6 means that the front surface 7 and the bowl surface 8 of the storage chamber 6 are formed flush or substantially flush. Yes. Moreover, it does not need to be completely flush, and for example, there may be a small step, and it is sufficient that the washing water flowing from the front surface of the storage chamber 6 to the bowl surface 8 does not peel off.

  As described above, the spreader 16 of the automatic cleaning unit 4 is attached to the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6, and the rearward inclination angle θ () at the position where the spreader 16 of the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 is attached. 3 and 8) is 15 degrees. This inclination angle θ is preferably within a range of 10 degrees to 25 degrees.

  Next, the front surface 7 and the bowl surface 8 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 are both formed in an arc shape so as to incline backward from the upper side to the lower side. Specifically, as shown in FIG. 3, the upper side of the front surface 7 and the bowl surface 8 of the storage chamber 6 is formed by a curvature radius R1 that is a large curvature radius, and the lower side of the bowl surface 8 is a curvature radius R1. It is formed by a radius of curvature R2 (<R1) which is a smaller radius of curvature.

Next, as shown in FIG. 4, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is located rearward of the center of the drain port 10 in plan view.
Further, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 is shaped such that the central portion 7a is located behind the both end portions 7b and 7c.
Further, the rear side of the bowl surface 8 of the urinal body 2 is formed in a substantially arc shape with a curvature radius R3 in plan view.

  Next, the operation and operation of the urinal according to this embodiment described above will be described. First, the urinal 1 according to the present embodiment is a urinal of a type in which an automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 is stored in a storage chamber 6 formed at the upper end of the urinal body 2. In this embodiment, in such a type of urinal 1, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is formed continuously with the bowl surface 8 and inclined rearward. For this reason, according to the urinal 1 according to the present embodiment, the user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal body 2, so that the user can add use at a position close to the bowl surface 8. Thus, the floor and the like can be cleaned, and the labor for cleaning can be reduced. Furthermore, since the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is formed continuously with the bowl surface 8, the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 and the bowl surface 8 can be cleaned together, improving the cleaning performance. To do.

  Further, in the urinal 1 according to the present embodiment, the front surface 7 and the bowl surface 8 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 have an integral structure, and are inclined in an arc shape from the upper side to the lower side. Since it is formed, the user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal body 2. Furthermore, even when the use is added at a position close to the bowl surface 8, the bowl surface 8 is inclined backward and formed into an arc shape, so that the urine may bounce forward after hitting the bowl surface. Since it falls downward, urine can be prevented from being scattered and the cleaning property is improved.

  More specifically, FIG. 9 shows a state of use of the urinal according to the present embodiment. As shown in FIG. 9, when the user M adds up, a part F1 of the urine is a bowl. Although it hits the surface 8 and bounces back, it falls downward because the bowl surface 8 is tilted rearward and formed into an arc shape. Further, a part of urine F2 hits the bowl surface 8 and flows downward along the surface of the bowl surface 8 as it is.

  Moreover, since the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is located behind the center of the discharge port 10, only the distance that the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is located rearward, The user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal 1.

  Further, since the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is configured so that the central portion 7a is positioned behind the both end portions 7b and 7c in plan view, the storage chamber of the urinal body 2 6, the user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal 2 by the distance that the central portion 7 a of the front surface 7 of the 6 is located behind the both end portions 7 b and 7 c. Furthermore, since the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2 is configured so that the central portion 7a is positioned behind the both end portions 7b and 7c in plan view, the user who uses the adjacent urinal Improves shielding (becomes difficult to see).

  Further, the spreader 16 of the automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 is provided on the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6 of the urinal body 2, whereby the cleaning water is discharged toward the front surface 7 of the storage chamber 6. The user tends to approach the spreader 16 and the user can easily approach the bowl surface of the urinal body 2.

  In addition, the automatic toilet cleaning unit 4 in which the human body detection sensor 18 is integrated with the spreader 16 can be made compact, whereby the length in the front-rear direction of the storage chamber 6 can be shortened. The user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal body 2 by the distance that the length in the front-rear direction of the storage chamber 6 is shortened.

  As described above, according to the urinal according to the embodiment of the present invention, the user can easily approach the bowl surface 8 of the urinal body 2, so that the user can use the urinal at a position close to the bowl surface 8. Can be added, and the floor and the like can be cleaned, so that the trouble of cleaning can be reduced.

1 Urinal 2 Urinal body 4 Automatic toilet cleaning unit (toilet cleaning device)
6 Storage chamber 7 Front surface 8 Bowl surface 10 Drain port 14 Water supply pipe 16 Spreader 18 Human body detection sensor 20 Electromagnetic valve 22 Control unit

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  1. A urinal for washing the bowl surface with washing water,
    A urinal body comprising a bowl surface, a drain port formed at the bottom of the bowl surface to discharge the wash water to a downstream drainage channel, and a storage chamber formed at an upper end thereof,
    A human body detection sensor that is stored in the storage chamber of the urinal body and detects a user, and a water discharge unit that discharges cleaning water based on a detection signal from the human body detection sensor to clean the bowl surface. A toilet cleaning device,
    The bowl surface of the urinal body extends downward from the lower end of the front surface of the storage chamber,
    The front surface of the storage chamber in which the water discharge portion is provided is formed to be continuous with the bowl surface and inclined rearward, and the water discharge portion is flushed toward the front surface of the storage chamber formed to be inclined. Configured to spout
    The front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body and the bowl surface are integrated, and the bowl surface is inclined in an arc from the upper side to the lower side so that the urine hits the bowl surface. A urinal that is configured to fall downward after a short time.
  2.   The urinal according to claim 1, wherein a front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is located behind the center of the drain port.
  3.   The urinal according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the front surface of the storage chamber of the urinal body is configured such that a central portion thereof is located behind the both end portions in plan view.
  4. The urinal according to any one of claims 1 to 3 , wherein the human body detection sensor has an integral structure with the water discharger.
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