Title:
Lift apparatus for toilet seat
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
Lift apparatus for toilet seat is installed on the rear end of toilet seat to keep toilet seat at upright position. It is a spring device. It can be bent downward when external force of downward pushing applies to it and it will spring back upward when external fore of downward pushing is released. When it is installed onto a toilet seat it keeps toilet seat upright all the time. Therefore man does not have to lift toilet seat every time before urinating.



Inventors:
Tong, Kun Yuan (Suwanee, GA, US)
Application Number:
12/069716
Publication Date:
08/13/2009
Filing Date:
02/12/2008
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A47K13/10
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Primary Examiner:
CRANE, LAUREN ASHLEY
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kun Yuan Tong (Suwanee, GA, US)
Claims:
1. Lift apparatus for toilet seat comprising a spring plate, a fastener and screw or screws.

2. The said spring plate in claim 1 has a hook at one end a small plate supporter in the middle that prevents lift apparatus for toilet seat in claim 1 from overturning backward and a plate stand at the other end,

3. The said spring plate in claims 1 and 2 is a spring plate that is placed on top of toilet seat and has hole or holes on top to allow the said screws in claim 1 to pass through to screw into the said fastener in claim 1.

4. The said fastener in claim 1 is a b lock that has hole or holes on top to let the said screw or screws in claim 1 screw into and a side-wing that is placed underneath toilet seat and catches toilet seat.

5. The said screw or screws in claims 1, 3 and 4 passes through the said hole or holes of spring plate in claim 3 and screws into the said hole or holes on top of fastener in claim 4 to install the said spring plate in claims 1, 2 and 3 and the said fastener in claims 1 and 4 onto toilet seat.

Description:

THE BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

Man has to lift toilet seat with hand before urinating to prevent toilet seat from being wet by urine. The present invented lift apparatus for toilet seat keeps toilet seat upright all the time therefore man does not have to lift toilet seat before urinating. People can push downward the toilet seat that has installs lift apparatus for toilet seat to sit on it. Once the external force of downward pushing is released lift apparatus for toilet seat will spring upward spontaneously to bring toilet seat back to upright position.

THE BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

Lift apparatus for toilet seat is made of spring. It is a simple device and it is easy to install it onto toilet seat. The toilet seat that has installed this device is at upright position all the time and can be pushed down by hand and it will spring back upward spontaneously to upright position once the external force of downward pushing is released.

THE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of part of lift apparatus for toilet seat.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of parts of lift apparatus for toilet seat.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view of lift apparatus for toilet seat installed on toilet.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of lift apparatus for toilet seat and a dissection view of the enclosed section of toilet seat.

THE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

Referring now in detail to the drawings numeral 10 of FIG. 1 is a lift apparatus for toilet seat. Lift apparatus for toilet seat 10 is installed at the rear end 11 of toilet seat 12 as illustrated in FIG. 3. Numeral 13 of FIGS. 1, 2, 3 and 4 is a spring plate of lift apparatus 10. Spring plate 13 has a hook 14, a small plate supporter 15 and a plate stand 16. Hook 14 hooks on the rear end 11 of toilet seat 12. Small plate supporter 15 rests on the top 17 of toilet 18 to prevent toilet seat 12 from overturning backward. Plate stand 16 of lift apparatus 10 rests on the top 17 of toilet 18 to keep toilet seat 12 at upward position. Numeral 19 of FIGS. 1 and 2 is a block-fastener of lift apparatus 10. Spring plate 13 and block fastener 19 enclose the rear end 11 of toilet seat 12 as illustrated in FIGS. 3 and 4. Numeral 20 of FIG. 4 is the dissection view of the enclosed rear end 11 of toilet seat 12. Numeral 21 of FIGS. 1, 2, 3 and 4 is a screw. Numeral 22 of FIG. 2 is hole to allow screw 21 to pass through. Numeral 23 is hole on block-fastener 19. Numeral 24 of FIGS. 1, 2 and 4 is side-wing of block-fastener 19. Screw 21 passes hole 22 and screws into hole 23 to fasten lift apparatus for toilet seat 10 onto rear end 11 of toilet seat 12. When toilet seat 12 is pushed downward the lift apparatus for toilet seat 10 bends at the middle portion 25 to let toilet seat 12 rest on top 17 of toilet 18. When the external force of downward pushing that applies to toilet seat 12 is released the middle portion 25 of lift apparatus for toilet seat 10 springs back upward spontaneously to lift toilet seat 12 to upright position.