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1. WO2006102127 - GARMENT HANGER CADDY AND STORAGE RACK THEREFOR

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CLAIMS

I CLAIM:
1. A hanger caddy for holding a plurality of hangers, each of said plurality of hangers having a hook and two arms, said hook including a curved portion, said hanger caddy comprising:
a base supporting the hanger caddy,
a glide rod extending from said base,
a secure wire for guiding of the curved portion of- the hanger hooks between the glide rod and the secure wire as the hangers move toward the base,
two guide rods extending from said base for guiding the hanger arms as the hangers move toward the base, and
said glide rod and said secure wire being movably mounted for adjusting a distance of the glide rod and the secure wire from the guide rods .

2. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 1, further comprising a mounting bracket of a tray assembly engaging said base .

3. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 2, wherein said mounting bra'cket supports said glide rod at an elevation of between 15-18° when said mounting bracket is secured to a wall.

4. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 2, wherein said tray assembly includes a wall pivotably mounted with respect to a bottom of the tray assembly.

5. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 4, wherein the bottom includes sidewalls and rails connected to the wall are slidably mounted on the sidewalls.

6. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the secure wire is mounted on the glide rod between opposite ends of the glide rod.

7. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim β, wherein the opposite ends of the glide rod are adjustably secured to the base and the guide rods, respectively.

8. The hanger caddy as claimed in claim 7, wherein both of the opposite ends of the glide rod are separately adjustable with respect to the guide rods.

9. A system for sorting a plurality of hangers, each of said plurality of hangers having a hook and two arms, said hook including a curved portion, said system comprising:
a hanger caddy having a glide rod and a secure wire for guiding the curved portion of the hanger hooks therebetween and two guide rods variably spaced apart from said glide rod and said secure wire for guiding the hanger hooks, a mounting bracket supporting the hanger caddy at an inclined angle from a wall to which the hanger caddy will be mounted for enabling movement of the plurality of hangers along said glide rod, and
said glide rod and said secure wire being movably mounted with respect to said guide rods,
said wall being pivotably mounted on a base and the base being slidably mounted on a tray.

10. The system for sorting a plurality of hangers as claimed in claim 9, wherein said mounting bracket supports said glide rod at an elevation of between 15-18° when said mounting bracket is secured to the wall and the wall extends vertically from the base.

11. The system for sorting a plurality of hangers as claimed in claim 9, wherein the tray includes sidewalls and rails of the base are slidably mounted on the sidewalls.

12. The system for sorting a plurality of hangers as claimed in claim 9, wherein the secure wire is mounted on the glide rod -between opposite ends of the glide rod.

13. The system for sorting a plurality of hangers as claimed in claim 12, wherein both of the opposite ends of the glide rod are separately adjustable with respect to the guide rods .

14. The system for sorting a plurality of hangers as claimed in claim 9, wherein the secure wire is spaced up to one-half inch from the glide rod.