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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
468,183 Feb. 02, 1892 Engine Lathe Peter Shellenback Richmond, Wayne County, IN Church & Church - patent attorneys
This patent was improved with patent 518,164.
    Engine Lathe William Shellenback Richmond, Wayne County, IN  
518,164 Apr. 10, 1894 Engine Turning Lathe William Shellenback Richmond, Wayne County, IN Church & Church - patent attorneys
William Lodge was a partner in Lodge & Davis Machine Tool Co. of Cincinnati, OH, which was a predecessor of the American Tool Works. He went on to found the Lodge & Shipley Machine Tool Co.
This invention relates to improvements in lathes such for instance, as shown and described in Patent No. 468,183, dated February 2, 1892, to which reference is made, and it has for its object to simplify and improve the mechanism of such lathes whereby they may be more easily and quickly adjusted and adapted for use in turning a greater variety of work.
Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new is;
1. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle and feed screw, and the counter shaft from which the feed screw is driven, of the segment pivoted on said counter shaft, the gear wheel on the counter shaft, the gear wheels on the spindle and the idler gears carried by the segment movable longitudinally on their centers and meshing with either of the gear wheels on the spindle and with the gear on the counter shaft; substantially as described.
2. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle and gear wheel thereon, of the adjustable segment having the smooth stud, the gear wheels movably mounted on said stud and having the flanges embracing the gear wheel on the spindle when the same are in mesh and the feed screw driven from the gears on the segment; substantially as described.
3. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle having the different sized gear wheels thereon, the countershaft from which, the feed screw is driven and the gear wheel on said counter shaft, of the adjustable segment pivoted on the counter shaft, the different sized gear wheels-journaled on said segment and bodily movable thereon to mesh with either of the gear wheels on the spindle and the idler gear completing the train of gears between the spindle and counter shaft; substantially as described.
4. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle and feed screw, of the different sized gear wheels rigidly mounted on the spindle and separated a distance equal to the thickness of one gear wheel and the movable gearwheels of different size rigidly connected together and adapted to mesh with one or the other of the gear wheels on the spindle, the one of said movable gear wheels not in mesh occupying the space between the gear wheels on the. spindle, the feed screw being driven from said movable gear wheels; substantially as described.
5. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle, the feed screw, and a cone of gear 95 wheels from which said feed screw is driven, a bell-crank tumbler movable longitudinally of the cone, a gear wheel and idler gear wheel carried by the tumbler and means for varying the speed transmitted to the gearing on too the tumbler, of an extension of said tumbler protruding from the head stock and provided with means for retaining it in the desired position relative to a gage plate.
6. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle; the feed screw and a cone of gear wheels from which said screw is driven, a bell-crank tumbler movable longitudinally of the cone, gear wheel and idler gear wheel carried by the tumbler, included within the head-stock; and means for varying the speed transmitted to the gearing on the tumbler, of an extension of said tumbler protruding from the head stock and provided with a pin for retaining it in the desired position relative to a gage plate.
7. In an engine lathe, the combination with the spindle, feed screw driven therefrom and reversing mechanism interposed between said feed screw and spindle, the clutch controlling said reversing mechanism, the clutch operating shaft, the carriage and upper slide thereon, the clutch slide carried by said upper slide and connections between said clutch slide and clutch operating shaft whereby by the transverse movement of the upper slide said clutch is operated as set forth.
8. In an engine lathe, the combination with the feed screw, reversing mechanism therefor, carriage and upper slide thereon having a groove or way therein, of the clutch operating shaft controlling the reversing mechanism, the block mounted on said, shaft, the clutch slide mounted in the way or groove in the upper slide, the bolt for clamping said clutch slide in position and connections between said clutch slide and block; substantially as described.
9. In an engine lathe, the combination with the feed screw, reversing mechanism therefor, carriage, upper slide and clutch operating shaft controlling the reversing mechanism, of the block on said clutch operating shaft, the clutch slide carried by the upper slide, the link connected to said clutch slide and the adjustable clip connecting said link and block whereby the direction of movement of the clutch operating shaft with relation to the movement of the upper slide may be changed; substantially as described.
10. In an engine lathe, the combination with the feed screw, carriage, upper slide thereon and clutch operating shaft controlling the reversing mechanism, of the block mounted on said clutch operating shaft and having the portions projecting on each side of said shaft; the clutch slide carried by the upper slide and the link and adjustable clip connecting said slide and block; substantially as described.
11. In an engine lathe, the combination with the feed screw, carriage, reversing mechanism for the feed screw and clutch operating shaft controlling the reversing mechanism, of the block mounted on said shaft the clutch slide connected to said block and moving longitudinally with the carriage, the operating handle for said clutch slide and the link connecting the slide and handle; substantially as described.
12. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, carriage, apron gearing thereon having a cone of gear wheels and apron feed shaft, of the gear wheel rotating with said shaft, the carrier and an idler wheel journaled thereon, meshing with the gear wheel on the shaft and adapted to mesh with any one of the gears in the cone; substantially as described.
13. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, carriage, apron gearing thereon having a cone of gear wheels and the apron feed shaft, of the gear wheel on said shaft, the carrier moving with the carriage and pivoted on the shaft and the idler wheel on said carrier meshing with the gear wheel on the shaft and adapted to mesh with any one of the gear wheels in the cone; substantially as described.
14. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, carriage, apron gearing thereon having a cone of gear wheels and the apron feed shaft, of the gear wheel on said shaft, the carrier pivoted on the shaft and embracing the gear wheel, the idler wheel on the carrier meshing with said last mentioned gear wheel and adapted to mesh with any one of the gear wheels forming the cone and the arm on the carrier cooperating with a gage plate on the apron to indicate the position of the gears; substantially as described.
15. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, carriage, apron gearing carried thereby and embodying a cone of gear wheels and the apron feed shaft, of the gear wheel on the apron feed shaft, the carrier pivoted on said shaft and having the idler wheel meshing with said gear wheel and adapted to mesh with any one of the gears in the cone, the handle on the carrier, a locking catch on the handle and a gage plate on the carriage with which said catch cooperates; substantially as described.
16. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, longitudinally movable carriage and transversely movable slide mounted on said carriage and having the rearward projection, and the screw for moving said slide detachably engaged therewith, of the supplemental carriage, a clamp for holding it in adjusted position, the adjustable guide on said supplemental carriage and the slide block detachably connected with the transversely movable slide and working in the adjustable guide; substantially as described.
17. In an engine lathe, the combination with the bed, longitudinally movable carriage and transversely movable slide mounted on said carriage and having the slotted rearward projection, the screw for moving the slide and the nut connecting the slide and screw secured in the slot of the rearward extension, of the supplemental carriage, a clamp for holding it in adjusted position, the adjustable guide on said supplemental carriage and the slide block adjustably connected with the rearward extension of the slide and working in the adjustable guide; substantially as described.

615,146 Nov. 29, 1898 Lathe William Donaldson Ludlow, KY
652,692 Jun. 26, 1900 Clutch Albert E. Robinson Covington, Kenton County, KY
725,141 Apr. 14, 1903 Speed Changing Mechanism Albert E. Robinson Covington, KY S. F. Herbsleb - patent attorney
    Speed Changing Mechanism Charles F. Laur Cincinnati, OH  
755,504 Mar. 22, 1904 Variable Speed Mechanism Charles F. Laur Cincinnati, OH Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
    Variable Speed Mechanism Albert E. Robinson Covington, KY  
761,324 May. 31, 1904 Speed Changing Mechanism William L. Schellenbach Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH S. F. Herbsleb - patent attorney
918,773 Apr. 20, 1909 Variable Speed Mechanism Herman W. Schatz Cincinnati, OH Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
930,088 Aug. 03, 1909 Shaper Albert E. Robinson Covington, KY Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
946,073 Jan. 11, 1910 Variable Speed Mechanism Herman W. Schatz Cincinnati, OH Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
952,050 Mar. 15, 1910 Variable Speed Mechanism Herman W. Schatz Cincinnati, OH Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
1,068,013 Jul. 22, 1913 Variable Speed Mechanism Augustus M. Sosa Cincinnati, OH Wood & Wood - patent attorneys
1,081,470 Dec. 16, 1913 Relieving attachment for lathes Augustus M. Sosa Cincinnati, OH This patent was improved in patent 2,011,318.
1,248,941 Dec. 04, 1917 Machine-tool August M. Sosa Cincinnati, OH
1,637,969 Aug. 02, 1927 Feeding Mechanism for Metal Working Machinery Augustus M. Sosa Cincinnati, OH My invention relates to feeding mechanism for metal working machinery, and is exemplified as applied for feeding the saddle of a so-called metal shaper, for presenting the work in successive or intermittent steps to the action of the tool, which is instanced as mounted on a reciprocating ram. In machinery of this character, it is usual to mount the work upon a saddle which is feedable crosswise of the vertical plane in which the tool reciprocates, the saddle being slidable upon a rail, which is adjustable up and down with relation to the path of the tool. It is usual also to initiate the feeding movements from a fixed point of the machine, for instance, from the axis of rotation of the bull-wheel. The point for application of the feeding movements is therefore stationarily positioned, and the point for reception of the feeding movements at the feeding device is adjustable vertically in a right line, resulting in different distances between said points at different elevations of the rail. It is one of the objects of the invention to compensate for the variant distances between these two points. It is the object of the. present invention, further, to provide novel means whereby to automatically maintain the means for applying the feeding movements, the means for receiving the feeding movements, and,, the connecting means there between, at substantial distance and angular relations to each other. A further object is to provide novel means in the train of mechanism for accomplishing the feeding movements, whereby, to permit yield due to the variant distances between points in the power applying mechanism and the power receiving mechanism during adjustments to elevation of the power receiving mechanism; and,, further, to provide novel means, whereby to automatically return the yielding member of said mechanism to normal relation. A further object of the invention is to provide novel safety means whereby yield is permitted in the feeding train to compensate for obstruction to feeding movement of the element being fed, for instance, when the saddle reaches the end of its feeding path; and, further, to provide novel gauging means for the adjustments of lengths of feeding movements
1,676,206 Jul. 03, 1928 Traveling drilling machine Stanley M. Ratliff Norwood, OH
1,692,705 Nov. 20, 1928 Clutch Actuating Means for Machine Tools William L. Schellenbach Wyoming, OH The present invention relates to clutch actuating means for machine tools, and is shown employed for actuating clutches in a lathe apron concerned in the feeding movements of the tool-holder. In machines of this character it has been usual to clutch and unclutch the clutch by means of a hand-wheel, usually of star form, and serving as a nut or bolt to draw the clutch elements together or to separate the same. It has been found in practice that sufficient clamping force cannot be exerted conveniently by mechanism of this character, especially when the feeding movement of the tool is resisted by great forces required in modern machine tool practice for taking heavy cuts, and under the modern practice of high cutting speeds, and it has also been found that release of the clutches by such means has also been difficult and inaccurate for definite limits of cutting movements, due, in part, to the fact that such hand-wheels turn during the feeding movements of the tool, making it difficult to properly grasp and to turn the same in clamping and in unclamping directions. It is the object of the present invention to provide simple means capable of exerting great power for operating a clutch, further, to provide such means with a control part which is relatively stationarily positioned, further, to provide improved clutching means wherein the clutch is normally in clutching relation, and a hand-lever normally stationary on its support and pivoted in such manner that the operator may conveniently exert great power for changing the clutch relations, and, further, to provide novel means whereby a cam-operating lever may be independently mounted in coactive relation with the clutch actuating part.
1,699,816 Jan. 22, 1929 Lubricating device Augustus M. Sosa Cincinnati, OH
    Lubricating device Hans Baerbalck Cincinnati, OH  
1,815,012 Jul. 14, 1931 Tool attachments for lathes William L. Schellenbach Wyoming, OH "The tool attachment herein disclosed is applied particularly for the formation of grooves in the surface of a cylindrical surface such as the periphery of a forging roll. In this type of work the grooves to be cut vary considerably as to longitudinal relief or depth and transverse relief. Each groove, formed in the roll, is a special cutting operation including shoulders and depressions throughout its length creating a problem in which movement of the tool must be definitely controlled and the repeating cuts uniform as the tool is moved into the work. For this purpose a relieving attachment is mounted on the cross slide of the lathe, in which a tool is mounted, on a pivoted tool holder rocked toward the work by means of templet cams..."
1,854,672 Apr. 19, 1932 Chip control device Charles E. Black Cincinnati, OH
    Chip control device Albert E. Robinson Cincinnati, OH  
1,861,030 May. 31, 1932 Radial drill William L. Schellenbach Wyoming, OH
1,910,334 May. 23, 1933 Lathe carriage apron mechanism William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
    Lathe carriage apron mechanism Albert E. Robinson Cincinnati, OH  
1,926,996 Sep. 12, 1933 Carriage feeding mechanism for lathes William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
    Carriage feeding mechanism for lathes George Hieber Cincinnati, OH  
1,926,998 Sep. 12, 1933 Lubrication apparatus for transmissions William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
1,938,906 Dec. 12, 1933 Lathe headstock William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
1,966,409 Jul. 10, 1934 Tailstock for lathes William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
1,971,956 Aug. 28, 1934 Lathe William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
1,982,612 Nov. 27, 1934 Feed box transmission William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
2,011,318 Aug. 13, 1935 Relieving attachment William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH Improvement to patent 1,081,470.
2,018,363 Oct. 22, 1935 Attachment for machine tools William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
    Attachment for machine tools Albert E. Robinson Cincinnati, OH  
2,074,961 Mar. 23, 1937 Machine tool feeding mechanism William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
2,173,557 Sep. 19, 1939 Tapering attachment for lathes William G. Hoelscher Norwood, OH
2,568,335 Sep. 18, 1951 Pump lubrication for elevating screws William G. Hoelscher Cincinnati, OH
2,682,933 Jul. 06, 1954 Clamping mechanism for machine tools William G. Hoelscher Cincinnati, OH
2,836,086 May. 27, 1958 Clamping and elevating apparatus for machine tools William G. Hoelscher Cincinnati, OH