Title:
Machine for removing smoke and harmful gases from a burning structure
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A apparatus for removing smoke from a burning structure. with electrical blow (fan assembly) triggered by the smoke detector signal, rigid ducting, flexible ducting, and Input gratings/grills. Upon detection of a signal from the smoke alarm circuitry in the building, the fan pulls smoke from the ceilings of the building and exhausts it to the outside air via the ducting.



Inventors:
Burrow, Kenny Earl (Austin, TX, US)
Application Number:
11/397125
Publication Date:
10/04/2007
Filing Date:
04/04/2006
Primary Class:
International Classes:
F24F7/06
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Primary Examiner:
KOSANOVIC, HELENA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kenny Burrow (Austin, TX, US)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A machine for removing smoke from a burning structure. comprising: electrical blow (fan assembly) triggered by the smoke detector signal; rigid ducting; flexible ducting; and Input gratings/grills.

Description:

CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

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STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT

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BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

This apparatus provides a system to evacuate the smoke from the tops of rooms in the building to increase the chances of survivability of occupants and evacuees. The apparatus is automatically turned on by the smoke detector circuits. By drawing the smoke and fire gasses from the tops of the rooms, the occupants have a higher level of breathable air and higher probability of escape.

The inclusion of smoke detectors in buildings provided a means of alerting people of the danger of fire but did not reduce their risk from smoke inhalation or reduced visibility during emergency egress. This invention is machine for removing smoke from a burning structure. It automatically evacuates smoke and harmful gases from rooms within a structure.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

Other objects and advantages of the present invention will become apparent from the following descriptions, taken in connection with the accompanying drawings, wherein, by way of illustration and example, an embodiment of the present invention is disclosed.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

The drawings constitute a part of this specification and include exemplary embodiments to the invention, which may be embodied in various forms. It is to be understood that in some instances various aspects of the invention may be shown exaggerated or enlarged to facilitate an understanding of the invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS

Detailed descriptions of the preferred embodiment are provided herein. It is to be understood, however, that the present invention may be embodied in various forms. Therefore, specific details disclosed herein are not to be interpreted as limiting, but rather as a basis for the claims and as a representative basis for teaching one skilled in the art to employ the present invention in virtually any appropriately detailed system, structure or manner.

While the invention has been described in connection with a preferred embodiment, it is not intended to limit the scope of the invention to the particular form set forth, but on the contrary, it is intended to cover such alternatives, modifications, and equivalents as may be included within the spirit and scope of the invention as defined by the appended claims.