US 11,655,977 B2
Gas powered torch
Robert W. Healey, Chouteau, OK (US)
Filed by Robert W. Healey, Chouteau, OK (US)
Filed on Oct. 28, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/665,087.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/750,923, filed on Oct. 26, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0132298 A1, Apr. 30, 2020
Int. Cl. F23D 14/38 (2006.01); F23D 14/46 (2006.01); F23Q 3/00 (2006.01); A47J 37/07 (2006.01)
CPC F23D 14/38 (2013.01) [F23D 14/465 (2013.01); F23Q 3/008 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A gas torch, comprising:
(a) an ignition bell, said ignition bell having a closed end and an open end;
(b) a gas conduit that passes into said ignition bell through said closed end and that terminates in a nozzle inside of said ignition bell, said gas conduit being positionable to be in fluid communication with a compressed source of gas, said nozzle for emitting a gas under pressure inside of said bell while in operation;
(c) an igniter within said ignition bell, said igniter situated proximate to said nozzle but outside of a path of said emitted gas;
(d) a solid diverter inside of said ignition bell and mounted on said closed end thereof, said diverter
positionable to be placed in a path of gas emitted from said nozzle when the gas is being ignited by said igniter and block a portion of the gas that is emitted from said nozzle when so positioned, and
positionable to be out of the path of the emitted gas after the gas has been ignited; and
(e) a gas connector positionable to be in fluid communication with said gas conduit and with said compressed source of gas.