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US2706988A
US2706988A US309660A US30966052A US2706988A US 2706988 A US2706988 A US 2706988A US 309660 A US309660 A US 309660A US 30966052 A US30966052 A US 30966052A US 2706988 A US2706988 A US 2706988A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F7/00Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body
    • A61F2007/0059Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body with an open fluid circuit
    • A61F2007/0063Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body with an open fluid circuit for cooling

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April 26, 1955 H. WEBER HUMAN BODY HEAT TREATING APPARATUS Filed Sept. 15, 1952 Fig.4

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United States Patent cc 2,706,988

Patented Apr. 26, 1955 extends a deflecting member 6, also of flexible supple 2 706 988 material impervious to air preferably, alfixed to the inner UMANB 1) P 5 central inwardly spaced loose portion 7 which form a H 0 YHEAT TREATINGAP ARATU 5 tangentially extending duct, 8 and 9, with the inner sur- Henri Weber, Zurich, Switzerland, assignor to face of the casing 1, to opposite sides of the port 5 and Jarolux G., Zurich, Switzerland deflects air along the inner surface region of the casing as shown by the arrows. If desired, and to produce a Apphcatlon September 15, 1952! Semi] 309,660 10 powerful unidirectional circumferential blast of all the heated air admitted through the air pipe 4, one of the Claims gggi i g g ig fi ducts may be closed so that all the heated air admitted must pass through the one open duct. At a region re- 4 01 m 1, 12g. 402) moved from port 5, a plurality of air outlet apertures 10 permits the air to escape after having circulated about 15 the limb portion under treatment. The sum total of the The instant invention relates to apparatus for heat treatareas of the apertures 10 is such that upon admission of g P H f h human y 0f the yp adapted to be heated air into the casing 1 from air inlet pipe 4 conconnected to a source of heated air. nected to any convenient source of heated air, such as apparatus into which portions of the human body may remain inflated as long as heated air is being supplied.

exampl is incorporated in the walls of the pipe to keep it open A further ob ect of the invention is to provide heat and dilated as also to minimize breakage thereof Obr ing pp r Wh h m y ily be sealed at n r viously instead of the hot air blower 11 shown, any source two en regions thereof adjacent to the body portions of at air currents may be used, for example the combeing treated with heated air, and into which heated air pression side of a vacuum cleaner may be connected to is then admitted and given such direction within the appapipe 4 through the intermediary of a heating element. ratus that the heated air circulates about the body por- The other illustrative embodiments of Figures 2 to 4 tion being treated rather than striking it directly. 3O differ from the first embodiment in that the casing 1 in Still a further object of the invention is to provide a Figure 2 is in the shape of a sack, while in Figures 3 and eat treating apparatus having means to deflect the in 4 it is in the shape of a cap, and in all these other embodicoming heated air in such manner that the air is circuments only one end 2 is open and elastically yielding to lated along the interior surface region of the apparatus seal the one end to the limb being heat treated, respecwall. tively the head while drying the hair. In the embodi- I accomplish the foregoing and other objects, by proments of Figures 2 and 3 the air outlets 10 are disposed viding a pliable casing open at on end, or at two opposite in the closed casing end opposite open end 2, while in en s thereof, each open end having elastic means to seal igure 4 they me in the wall of casing 1 relatively ad a- 0 such end to the body portion ad acent the body porcent open end 2 T e sack shape of Figure 2 1S preftion being treated, with a radially extending inlet pipe erable for the treatment of extremity limbs, such as a substantially away from the open end, respectively ends, hand as shown, While the cap shape of Figures 3 and 4 and beyond and adjacent to the inlet pipe internally the is preferable for drying hair.

apparatus disposing a deflecting member adapted to in- In the third embodiment of Figure 4, casing 1 is in tercept the radially incoming heated air and imparting the form of a bag, or cap as stated, with but one open thereto a substantially tangential flow about the inner end 2, which is elastically yielding as in the other em- 3 deflecting means comprises a transverse wall near one end 0 y portion The air pipe 4 opens into the casing in o the apparatus between which and the closed end of the region thereof remote from the open end 2 and bet o apparatus the heated air 15 admitted, and a plurality tween the closed end and a dividing wall extending transof ports disposed adjacent the periphery of the transversely the bag to form a separate compartment. Adversal Wall directs the heated air longitudinally along jacent the peripheral portion of dividing wall 13, a pluthe region adjacent the inner surface of the apparatus wall. rality of apertures 14 directs the air from the upper (as he invention will be readily understood from the folshown in Figure 4) compartment into which it is su lowing description of several illustrative embodiments plied through port 5 from the air pipe 4, downwardly thereof in conjunction with the appended drawings in along the region adjacent the inner surface of the casing which: 1. It will be noted that in this embodiment, likewise, Figure 1 shows a first embodiment of my apparatus of the heated air is not directed against the body portion e two open end type adapted for the treatment of an eing heat treated but across it as in the other embodi intermediate portion of a human limb, such as a leg or ments albeit longitudinally the surface rather than cir arm member; cumferentially as in the other embodiments. The plu- Figure 2 shows a second embodiment for the treatment ra ity of heated air venting apertures 10 is positioned of an end portion of a human limb, such as a hand or adjacent the open end 2 in this embodiment. foot, or for drying hair; Various obvious modifications will suggest themselves Figure 3 shows a modification of the shape of the secto the skilled worker in the art Without departing from the 0nd embodiment suitable particularly for drying hair and spirit of the instant invention as defined by the claims. shows the deflecting means thereof from internally the What I claim is: apparatus; and 1. Heat treating apparatus for the heat treatment of Figure 4 shows a third embodiment thereof in which portions of the human body comprising a pliable casin impermeable to air, a resilient opening adapted to fit Like reference characters in the various figures of the closely to a portion of the human body adjacent the pordrawing identify like parts of the illustrative embodition to be treated in at least one end 0 t e casing an air men eierring to the first embodiment of Figure 1, inlet port at a 16 1011 of the casing remote from the resilthe casing 1 is of a tubular form and made of a flexible, ient opening, a flexible substantially non-collapsible pipe supple material substantially impervious to air 0 enconnected to the inlet port and adapted to pass heated ings 2 and 3, at the respective ends of the tubular casing air from a source into the casing, and deflecting means of CaSlH". limb. A flexible air pipe 4 opens into the interior of cas- 2. heat treating apparatus according to claim 1 in ing 1 substantially radially to form the port 5 over which which the deflecting means is supported by the inner surface of the casing adjacent the port and is spaced from the port at its portion immediately registering with and adjacent to the port to form with the adjacent region of the casing a nozzle directing the admitted heated air circumferentially in at least one direction along the surface of the casing.

3. Heat treating apparatus according to claim 1 in which the deflecting means comprises a pocket of flexible material impervious to air having a loose central portion between two edge regions attached to the casing regions adjacent the port, the loose central portion of the pocket forming with the casing region registering therewith a pair of oppositely directed orifices heated air admitted through the port circumferentially along the interior surface of the casing in two streams oppositely directed.

4. Heat treating apparatus for the heat portions of the human body comprising a pliable casing impermeable to air, a resilient opening adapted to fit closely to a portion of the human body adjacent the portion to be treated in at least one end of the casing, an air inlet port at a region of the casing spaced from the resilient opening, a flexible substantially noneollapsible pipe connected to the inlet port and adapted to pass heated air from a source into the casing, a substantially quadrantreatment of gular terior of the casing and disposed over strip of air impervious material attached to the inthe inlet port, the

attachment being in at least two opposite strip end regions and the spacing between opposite attachments on the cylinder port parallel thereto of the strip being at least equal to the dimension of the inlet but less than the parallel dimension between such opposite attachments so that the strip region between the attachments may be displaced away from the inner air through portion of region a pa the inlet port into the strip forming with the registering casing ir of oppositely surface of the casing on passage 0 the casing, the displaceable directed orifices directing the admitted air circumferentia ly along the interior surface of the casing in two oppositely directed streams, and a plurality of air outlet apertures in the casing relatively remote from the air inlet port.

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