ApplicationNo. 05/614412 filed on 09/18/1975
US Classes:15/104.33, Snake226/147, With retrograde movement preventer254/134.3FTConduit snakes
ExaminersPrimary: Roberts, Edward L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassE03F 9/00 (20060101)
AbstractConduit cleaning apparatus characterized by a reel of cable and a pair of rachet gripping members for feeding the cable through. A rearward gripping member is mounted stationary with respect to the reel. A forward gripping member is carried forwardly thereof by telescoping guide structure that aligns the gripping members along the axis of rotation of the reel and allows reciprocal motion between the gripping members. The rachet gripping members advance or retract the cable. A spring urges the members apart to facilitate reciprocation while in a vertical position.
Field of SearchScraper, cutter, wiper or brush