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April 2014 Wacky Patent


U.S. Patent Number: 3,483,572

Patented Jan. 21, 1969




Colitz Catchphrase:

“April showers, in doors, outdoors, on the fly.“

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original patent


An automated bathing system or facility adapted for use in bathing large numbers of patients or persons in standing position by which the patients are suspended by means of a harness from an overhead rail and are moved along a conveyor belt oor past a wetting station, a soaping station, a rinsing station and nally into a drying station where the patient is air dried still in standing position and is readied for redressing under conditions that minimize the danger of inrm or mentally incapacitated injuring themselves or others by struggling during the bathing procedure and that provide improved sanitation in that all steps of the bathing procedure are accomplished with the patient in a standing position such that Wash cloths and towels are not needed.

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