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Handling: hand and hoist-line implements

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
294860400 GRAPPLE 294
294100300 SANITARY HANDLER FOR PET DROPPINGS 90
294049000 HAND FORKS AND SHOVELS 75
294137000 ARTICLE CARRIER GRIPPED AND CARRIED BY HAND 60
294810100 SPACING HOIST BAR OR FRAME 44
294640100 VACUUM 44
294190100 POLE MOUNTED IMPLEMENT 42
294820100 HOISTLINE OR GRAB HOOK 37
294213000 SPECIFIC END EFFECTOR FOR ROBOT ARM (E.G., ROBOT HAND, WAFER HANDLER, ETC.) 31
294183000 UTILIZING FLUID PRESSURE (E.G., VACUUM, ETC.) 27
294074000 HOIST-LINE SLINGS 26
294100100 MISCELLANEOUS 26
294670100 HOISTLINE ATTACHED LOAD SUPPORTING FRAME 19
294650500 MAGNET 15
294015000 HAND BARS AND HAND BARROWS 14
294820100 HOOK, HOISTLINE, OR GRAB TYPE 12
294026000 HAND-HOOK TYPE 10
294215000 EYE- OR U-BOLT ATTACHMENT 9
294025000 HAND AND FINGER ATTACHMENTS 9
294061000 SPEARS 8
294002000 MISCELLANEOUS COMPOUND IMPLEMENT 8
294680100 HOISTABLE RECEPTACLE 8
294209000 POLE MOUNTED IMPLEMENT 6
294270100 DETACHABLE PLATE AND RECEPTACLE LIFTER 5
20100007158DETACHABLE HANDLE FOR COOKING CONTAINER - A detachable handle for a cooking container. The detachable handle includes a body having a first end with a grasping surface, a cover coupled to a top surface of the body, a movable member movable by a predetermined distance on the top surface of the body and forming a grasping portion that defines with the grasping surface a gap in which a flange portion of a cooking container is inserted, and an operating unit allowing the movable member to slide and fix and release the flange portion of the cooking container.01-14-2010
20120299319Panel Transferring Apparatus and Panel Supporting Mechanism Thereof - The present invention discloses a panel transferring apparatus. The panel transferring apparatus comprises a panel supporting mechanism for supporting a panel. The panel supporting mechanism comprises a plurality of primary supports spaced apart from each other; and a plurality of secondary supports disposed on the primary supports and extending lateral to the primary supports, wherein the primary supports and the secondary supports cooperate to support the panel. The present invention further discloses a panel supporting mechanism. With the aforesaid arrangement of the panel transferring apparatus and the panel supporting mechanism thereof of the present invention, a contact area between the panel supporting mechanism and the panel is increased by disposing the plurality of secondary supports on the plurality of primary supports. Thereby, flexure of the panel is lessened, the production cost is lowered and the production cycle is shortened.11-29-2012
20130043694RELEASABLE BOTTLE HANDLE - The present invention is a releasable bottle handle that includes a rectangular fabric wrap with a first end, a second end and a middle portion, the rectangular fabric wrap is wrapped and releasably secured around a two liter bottle, a hook and loop fastener that includes a hook portion and a loop portion, the hook portion is disposed on the first end of the rectangular fabric wrap and the loop portion is disposed on the second end of the rectangular fabric wrap and a handle with a middle portion, the handle is disposed on the middle portion of the rectangular fabric wrap, the handle is grasped and transported by a user with the user's one hand.02-21-2013
20080303298Can handle - Handle for an object includes a member for grasping with the hand, and a strap attachable to said member for embracing and securing the object. The strap includes a band portion having a tension buffer segment, and a band lock. The handle can be found in combination with the object, which, for example, may be a large metal coffee can.12-11-2008
20110298229JAR LIFTER - A pair of spring-biased pivoting levers is provided with a pair of flexible elastic grips. Each grip is contoured to conform to the surface of a jar and to elastically deform around a jar as a user squeezes the levers together. Each grip can be formed with an arcuate groove for receiving an annular rib commonly formed on canning jars.12-08-2011
294218000 CHOPSTICKS 5
20110298236Training chopsticks - Chopsticks are provided including a first chopstick and a second chopstick which have been modified to be readily coupled together. Bores are formed in each of the chopsticks. A pin is supplied which passes through each of the bores. The pin has a friction fit within the bores such that the chopsticks are held together. The pin resiliently flexes when distal ends of the chopsticks are brought together, so that the pin provides a return force to the chopsticks. The bores and pin preferably have a non-circular cross-section so that the chopsticks are held within a common plane. The pin can have at least one tip that is pointed so that the pin can double as a toothpick.12-08-2011
20120068487Collapsible chopsticks with integrated case, clip, and stand - A collapsible chopstick includes a food-contact element and a hollow handle element having an open end. The food contact element is tapered and includes a securing section that is sized to create a press fit with the hollow open end of the handle so that the food-contact element and handle can be connected together with the food-contact element exposed for using the chopsticks for eating or with the food-contact element safely secured within the hollow handle for stowing. A resilient connector/support block is included with two side channels and a curved top surface. The channels are sized to snugly receive and hold the two handles parallel to each other for convenient stowing and carrying and may be used separately to effectively hold the tips of the chopsticks off an eating surface when in use.03-22-2012
20110227358CHOPSTICK WITH ILLUMINANT FUNCTION - A chopstick with an illuminant function includes a chopstick body, a chopstick-cover, a light emitting diode, at least one connecting piece and a switch. A top end of the chopstick body has an accommodating slot formed on an inside thereof, and a first opening connected to the accommodating slot. The chopstick-cover is inserted into the accommodating slot of the chopstick body through the first opening. The chopstick-cover has at least one accommodating space formed on an inside thereof and in communication with the accommodating slot The light emitting diode is disposed on one end of the chopstick-cover. The connecting piece and the switch are arranged in the accommodating space of the chopstick-cover, and the connecting piece is electrically connected to the light emitting diode and the switch. Therefore, the chopstick adds an illuminant function.09-22-2011
20120133167TRAINING CHOPSTICKS - A pair of training chopsticks comprises an upper chopstick member and a lower chopstick member. A thumb ergonomic device is provided, which does not directly contact the lower chopstick member, but fixed at the upside of the front surface of the lower chopstick member through a fixing element. The thumb ergonomic device is shaped in a curve, the opening of which substantially directs to the head of chopsticks, so that when the chopsticks are held, the curve opening touches a region of the ulnar side of the thumb not touching the lower chopstick member, for maintaining the correct relative position between the thumb and the lower chopstick members.05-31-2012
20120133166CHOPSTICKS - Each of a pair of chopsticks includes a food-carrying portion formed on a first end thereof, and a magnetic portion formed on a second end thereof opposite to the first end. The magnetic portion has a receiving space defined therein and a magnet received in the receiving space. The magnetic portion has a tapered section disposed on an outer periphery thereof and corresponding to the magnet. The tapered section gradually tapered toward a distal end of the second end. When the two magnets of the chopsticks magnetically attract each other, the two tapered sections of the chopsticks contact with each other and the two food-carrying portions are separated automatically. The two food-carrying portions are able to pivotally move toward/outward each other.05-31-2012
294007000 PANCAKE TURNER, ICE CUBE REMOVER, OR CAKE SERVER TYPE 5
20080203746Folding pizza peel - A pizza peel features a blade and a handle that are pivotally-connected by a fastening arrangement featuring a knob. The handle may be moved between a storage position and a deployed position and may be locked in the selected position by manipulation of the knob. When the handle is in the stored position, the pizza peel may be easily stored.08-28-2008
20110187137Heat Shield For Grilling Tools - A heat shield having at least one shield portion, a grip having a proximal end and a distal end, and a collar located proximal of said grip and adapted to receive the shaft of a tool is provided herein. The at least one shield portion is rotatable with respect to the grip and may be weighted such that it remains pointing downward when the grip portion is rotated about a longitudinal axis therethrough. The at least one shield portion may include a main shield and at least one secondary shield rotatably connected to the main shield. The heat shield may also be provided as part of a cooking tool having a shaft with a proximal end and a distal end and a cooking element attached at the distal end of the shaft.08-04-2011
20110049918Utensil handle - A handle for a kitchen utensil or the like includes a hand gripping section having a rearward push/pull valley with a varying, substantially elliptical cross-section that forms a floor, a push slope tapering up and forward from the floor, and a pull slope tapering up and back from the floor. The radial cross-sectional area of an end of the pull slope and a radial cross-sectional area of an end of the push slope each are substantially larger than a radial cross-sectional area of the floor. The handle section further includes a ring stop section disposed forward of the push/pull valley with one or more concentric rings extending above a surface of the handle member. The kitchen utensil includes a blade mating section disposed forward of the handle section and configured to receive a blade.03-03-2011
20120119527BARBEQUE GRILLING UTENSIL - The present invention is a barbeque grilling utensil that includes a shaft body, an internal shaft that is placed internally within the shaft body, an L-shaped actuation lever to movably secure the actuation lever to the shaft body and a spatula portion that is disposed on the shaft body that is controlled by the actuation lever. The barbeque grilling utensil also includes a handle that is disposed on the shaft body and is squeezed together with the actuation lever to control and operate the spatula portion, an internal spring that is integral to the pin to pivot joint and a pair of serrated contact blades that are disposed on one or more sides of the spatula portion that is integral to the pin to pivot joint.05-17-2012
20080203747Serving utensil - A serving utensil including a handle member, manufactured from a first predetermined material and having a first predetermined size and a first predetermined shape. A serving member, manufactured from a second predetermined material and having a second predetermined size and a second predetermined shape, is operably connected to such handle member. The serving member further includes at least one stationary portion operably connected to such handle member at a predetermined location thereon and a plurality of moveable segmented portions operably connected to the stationary portion at one end thereof for allowing the serving member to conform to a predetermined shape of a dish from which food is being removed.08-28-2008
20080203746Folding pizza peel - A pizza peel features a blade and a handle that are pivotally-connected by a fastening arrangement featuring a knob. The handle may be moved between a storage position and a deployed position and may be locked in the selected position by manipulation of the knob. When the handle is in the stored position, the pizza peel may be easily stored.08-28-2008
20110187137Heat Shield For Grilling Tools - A heat shield having at least one shield portion, a grip having a proximal end and a distal end, and a collar located proximal of said grip and adapted to receive the shaft of a tool is provided herein. The at least one shield portion is rotatable with respect to the grip and may be weighted such that it remains pointing downward when the grip portion is rotated about a longitudinal axis therethrough. The at least one shield portion may include a main shield and at least one secondary shield rotatably connected to the main shield. The heat shield may also be provided as part of a cooking tool having a shaft with a proximal end and a distal end and a cooking element attached at the distal end of the shaft.08-04-2011
20110049918Utensil handle - A handle for a kitchen utensil or the like includes a hand gripping section having a rearward push/pull valley with a varying, substantially elliptical cross-section that forms a floor, a push slope tapering up and forward from the floor, and a pull slope tapering up and back from the floor. The radial cross-sectional area of an end of the pull slope and a radial cross-sectional area of an end of the push slope each are substantially larger than a radial cross-sectional area of the floor. The handle section further includes a ring stop section disposed forward of the push/pull valley with one or more concentric rings extending above a surface of the handle member. The kitchen utensil includes a blade mating section disposed forward of the handle section and configured to receive a blade.03-03-2011
20120119527BARBEQUE GRILLING UTENSIL - The present invention is a barbeque grilling utensil that includes a shaft body, an internal shaft that is placed internally within the shaft body, an L-shaped actuation lever to movably secure the actuation lever to the shaft body and a spatula portion that is disposed on the shaft body that is controlled by the actuation lever. The barbeque grilling utensil also includes a handle that is disposed on the shaft body and is squeezed together with the actuation lever to control and operate the spatula portion, an internal spring that is integral to the pin to pivot joint and a pair of serrated contact blades that are disposed on one or more sides of the spatula portion that is integral to the pin to pivot joint.05-17-2012
20080203747Serving utensil - A serving utensil including a handle member, manufactured from a first predetermined material and having a first predetermined size and a first predetermined shape. A serving member, manufactured from a second predetermined material and having a second predetermined size and a second predetermined shape, is operably connected to such handle member. The serving member further includes at least one stationary portion operably connected to such handle member at a predetermined location thereon and a plurality of moveable segmented portions operably connected to the stationary portion at one end thereof for allowing the serving member to conform to a predetermined shape of a dish from which food is being removed.08-28-2008
294007000 PANCAKE TURNER TYPE 5
20080203746Folding pizza peel - A pizza peel features a blade and a handle that are pivotally-connected by a fastening arrangement featuring a knob. The handle may be moved between a storage position and a deployed position and may be locked in the selected position by manipulation of the knob. When the handle is in the stored position, the pizza peel may be easily stored.08-28-2008
20110187137Heat Shield For Grilling Tools - A heat shield having at least one shield portion, a grip having a proximal end and a distal end, and a collar located proximal of said grip and adapted to receive the shaft of a tool is provided herein. The at least one shield portion is rotatable with respect to the grip and may be weighted such that it remains pointing downward when the grip portion is rotated about a longitudinal axis therethrough. The at least one shield portion may include a main shield and at least one secondary shield rotatably connected to the main shield. The heat shield may also be provided as part of a cooking tool having a shaft with a proximal end and a distal end and a cooking element attached at the distal end of the shaft.08-04-2011
20110049918Utensil handle - A handle for a kitchen utensil or the like includes a hand gripping section having a rearward push/pull valley with a varying, substantially elliptical cross-section that forms a floor, a push slope tapering up and forward from the floor, and a pull slope tapering up and back from the floor. The radial cross-sectional area of an end of the pull slope and a radial cross-sectional area of an end of the push slope each are substantially larger than a radial cross-sectional area of the floor. The handle section further includes a ring stop section disposed forward of the push/pull valley with one or more concentric rings extending above a surface of the handle member. The kitchen utensil includes a blade mating section disposed forward of the handle section and configured to receive a blade.03-03-2011
20120119527BARBEQUE GRILLING UTENSIL - The present invention is a barbeque grilling utensil that includes a shaft body, an internal shaft that is placed internally within the shaft body, an L-shaped actuation lever to movably secure the actuation lever to the shaft body and a spatula portion that is disposed on the shaft body that is controlled by the actuation lever. The barbeque grilling utensil also includes a handle that is disposed on the shaft body and is squeezed together with the actuation lever to control and operate the spatula portion, an internal spring that is integral to the pin to pivot joint and a pair of serrated contact blades that are disposed on one or more sides of the spatula portion that is integral to the pin to pivot joint.05-17-2012
20080203747Serving utensil - A serving utensil including a handle member, manufactured from a first predetermined material and having a first predetermined size and a first predetermined shape. A serving member, manufactured from a second predetermined material and having a second predetermined size and a second predetermined shape, is operably connected to such handle member. The serving member further includes at least one stationary portion operably connected to such handle member at a predetermined location thereon and a plurality of moveable segmented portions operably connected to the stationary portion at one end thereof for allowing the serving member to conform to a predetermined shape of a dish from which food is being removed.08-28-2008
20080203746Folding pizza peel - A pizza peel features a blade and a handle that are pivotally-connected by a fastening arrangement featuring a knob. The handle may be moved between a storage position and a deployed position and may be locked in the selected position by manipulation of the knob. When the handle is in the stored position, the pizza peel may be easily stored.08-28-2008
20110187137Heat Shield For Grilling Tools - A heat shield having at least one shield portion, a grip having a proximal end and a distal end, and a collar located proximal of said grip and adapted to receive the shaft of a tool is provided herein. The at least one shield portion is rotatable with respect to the grip and may be weighted such that it remains pointing downward when the grip portion is rotated about a longitudinal axis therethrough. The at least one shield portion may include a main shield and at least one secondary shield rotatably connected to the main shield. The heat shield may also be provided as part of a cooking tool having a shaft with a proximal end and a distal end and a cooking element attached at the distal end of the shaft.08-04-2011
20110049918Utensil handle - A handle for a kitchen utensil or the like includes a hand gripping section having a rearward push/pull valley with a varying, substantially elliptical cross-section that forms a floor, a push slope tapering up and forward from the floor, and a pull slope tapering up and back from the floor. The radial cross-sectional area of an end of the pull slope and a radial cross-sectional area of an end of the push slope each are substantially larger than a radial cross-sectional area of the floor. The handle section further includes a ring stop section disposed forward of the push/pull valley with one or more concentric rings extending above a surface of the handle member. The kitchen utensil includes a blade mating section disposed forward of the handle section and configured to receive a blade.03-03-2011
20120119527BARBEQUE GRILLING UTENSIL - The present invention is a barbeque grilling utensil that includes a shaft body, an internal shaft that is placed internally within the shaft body, an L-shaped actuation lever to movably secure the actuation lever to the shaft body and a spatula portion that is disposed on the shaft body that is controlled by the actuation lever. The barbeque grilling utensil also includes a handle that is disposed on the shaft body and is squeezed together with the actuation lever to control and operate the spatula portion, an internal spring that is integral to the pin to pivot joint and a pair of serrated contact blades that are disposed on one or more sides of the spatula portion that is integral to the pin to pivot joint.05-17-2012
20080203747Serving utensil - A serving utensil including a handle member, manufactured from a first predetermined material and having a first predetermined size and a first predetermined shape. A serving member, manufactured from a second predetermined material and having a second predetermined size and a second predetermined shape, is operably connected to such handle member. The serving member further includes at least one stationary portion operably connected to such handle member at a predetermined location thereon and a plurality of moveable segmented portions operably connected to the stationary portion at one end thereof for allowing the serving member to conform to a predetermined shape of a dish from which food is being removed.08-28-2008
294800600 CARPET STRETCHER 4
20090195004Hydraulic carpet kicker - A hydraulic carpet kicker, comprising: a) a housing having internally a receiving chamber, a handle and a switch being formed at the top of the housing; b) an oil storage tank attached to the housing for storing the liquid to provide the oil hydraulic pressure; c) an oil hydraulic cylinder disposed at the bottom of the oil storage tank and having a front cylinder wall and a rear cylinder wall, a piston and a piston rod being positioned within the oil hydraulic cylinder, the external end of the piston rod extending through the front cylinder wall to be connected to a kicking unit, the internal wall of the piston and the rear cylinder wall defining an oil pressure action area, a spring being interposed between the external wall of the piston and the front cylinder wall; and d) an oil pressure unit having a motor and a pump within the receiving chamber, an oil suction pipe being interposed between the pump and the oil storage tank, an oil inlet pipe being positioned between the pump the oil pressure action area, the bottom of an oil return pipe being connected to the oil pressure action area, the top thereof being attached to the oil storage tank, an return oil release knob being disposed at the top of the oil storage tank for controlling the on/off state thereof. In this way, a simple structure and a convenient operation are achieved.08-06-2009
20090195003Carpet kicker with a wing panel - A carpet kicker with a wing panel including a main body and a first spreading unit for spreading the carpet. The first spreading unit is attached to the bottom of the main body. Both sides of the first spreading unit are provided with a rail for connecting with a wing panel in place. The wing panel includes an elongated portion that is at least two times as long as the width of the first spreading unit. A U-shaped groove opposing to both sides of the first spreading unit is formed at the internal side of the center of the elongated portion. Both sides of the U-shaped groove are provided with a rail recess corresponding to the rail at both sides of the first spreading unit. A receiving chamber with an opening directed downward is formed at both sides of the U-shaped groove, respectively. Moreover, a needle unit for spreading the carpet is disposed within each of the receiving chambers such that a second spreading unit and a third spreading unit are symmetrically positioned at both sides of the U-shaped groove of the elongated portion. In this way, the area for simultaneously spreading the carpet is multiplied.08-06-2009
20090079212Easy knee stair stretcher - An apparatus for installing carpeting, such apparatus comprises a substantially flat member having a plurality of teeth disposed on an underside thereof for biting into carpeting to be stretched. A handle member attached to such flat member on one end and to an elongated transmission means on another end. There is a connecting means that is engageable on one end to the handle and on the other end with the power transmission means for causing said power transmission means to force such apparatus to stretch such carpeting. The apparatus has an attachment means engageable with the transmission means on one end and with carpeting, wood or concrete on a second end for assisting in stretching such carpet when the apparatus is in use.03-26-2009
20130187397Apparatus for Aiding Installation of Carpet - An apparatus for aiding in the installation of carpet is provided. The apparatus can have a planar member with a cleat mat disposed on a bottom surface thereof, the cleat mat having a plurality of cleats extending therefrom. In some embodiments, the cleats can extend from the cleat mat at an angle. The apparatus can be configured to hold two pieces of carpet in place when being seamed together. The apparatus can also be configured to support or confine a tube of a dead-man carpet stretching tool. The apparatus can also be configured as an anchor for a dead-man carpet stretching tool.07-25-2013
294660100 UNDERWATER IMPLEMENT 3
20080284185Harbormaster - The invention concerns a method and a devise for hauling chain from under the water without the use of an under water diver. This devise can be used from a boat or a barge and only needs one person for operation. This new design consists of an angled housing with a large opening and a slot. Because of a hinge, this housing opens up at one end and goes around any chain that is leading underwater. Because the design has a specific weight distribution the tool slides down the chain keeping the chain against the hauling end of the tool where the hole in the housing is bigger than the chain. When the tool is at the desired depth the line is hauled back up and because of the twenty degree bend in the housing, the chain automatically is hooked inside the slot or weighted end.11-20-2008
20090026779M-LINK - The present invention relates to a link for joining mooring lines having an eye at their joining end, characterized in that the link comprises two side plates joined by two hollow, cylindrical or non-cylindrical shafts, which shafts have a diameter which allows the bending of a polymer line around it without causing breakage to the strands of the polymer line.01-29-2009
20080265596Light Weight Lifting Tool for Subsea Equipment - A light weight lifting tool (10-30-2008
294300600 ZIPPER PULLING TOOL 3
20130069378Dress-Up - The invention is a device that attaches to a zipper clasp to allow a person to easily zip up a long zipper in the back of a garment. The device is comprised of a suspender fastener two (2) inches in width or less and a material component comprised of lanyard material, or ribbon material, or cord material, or cloth material or leather material two (2) inches or less in diameter and forty-five (45) inches or less in length. The device is manufactured to secure the material component to the suspender fastener component to comprise one unit. The invention may also include an attached embellishment that is decorative and not essential to the operation of the device.03-21-2013
20100219650Bag zipper pull - A tool is disclosed herein for facilitating the opening and closing of mail bags, money bags, tool bags, and other large bags for carrying heavy loads utilizing large zippers. For instance, mail bags have a large zipper closure. Mail workers open and close these zippers dozens of times a day. Frequently, the zippers are hard to operate. Sometimes, the zipper handle may be missing. In both of these cases, a tool of some sort would facilitate the opening and closing of the bag. The present invention provides a zipper pull tool comprising a handle with a hook disposed at a selected optimal angle with a wedge shaped distal end and an eyelet or loop disposed at the other end. The handle is economically designed to provide good grip yet not require the user to squeeze the handle minimizing risk of injury to the wrist due to repetitive motions. The hook is disposed at such an angle as to provide optimum ease for hooking to the zipper or zipper handle. The loop on the end of the tool is attached to one end of an elastic safety laniard which is removably attached to the user's clothing. A safety clip attached to the other end of the laniard will allow the laniard and tool to be safely pull loose from the clothing in the event of an emergency.09-02-2010
20120169076Apparatus for operating a zipper - A zipper operating device for closing or opening a zipper located at the back of a garment or where accessibility for manipulation is awkward, inconvenient or otherwise difficult. This zipper operating device can engage almost all zipper pull tabs, including those elongated pull tabs without voids or holes.07-05-2012
294062000 BRICK CARRIERS 2
20090096228Lifter tool - Elevating a handle of the lifter tool creates a clamping force between a bottom support plate and a top clamping plate operatively attached to the handle, allowing a worker to transfer, simultaneously, a number of stacked pavers, or similar block-like objects, quickly, efficiently and safely. A push-off plate facilitates unloading of the pavers from the tool.04-16-2009
20090058116Stone lifting device - A stone lifting device comprises two handles (03-05-2009
294217000 ARROW OR HOOK EXTRACTOR 2
20130175817ARROW EXTRACTOR - One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for an arrow extractor. The arrow extractor can comprise a first and a second elongated lever that are in rotatable engagement with each other. The respective elongated levers comprise a first end configured to be manipulated by a user, and a second end that comprises a tool configured to engage a first and second part of a gripper. The gripper comprises an elongated cavity that can be configured to grip the shaft of an arrow. The first tool and the second tool are engaged with the gripper, and when the user applies a grasping force to the first end of the respective levers, the grasping force may also applied to the gripper, thereby gripping the shaft of the arrow, which may then be extracted from an object using the levers.07-11-2013
20130154295SHAFT EXTRACTION - The shaft removal devices described herein include an elongated gripping portion that allows a shaft, e.g., the shaft of an arrow, to be securely gripped and a force applied in a direction parallel to the long axis of the shaft to be distributed over at least part of the length of the shaft.06-20-2013
294009000 STOVE IMPLEMENTS 2
20090315351FIRE POKER - A fire poker is provided which is comprised of an elongate shaft, a handle at one end of the shaft and a longitudinal hook member near the second end of the shaft. The shaft has a bend located at a position between the handle and the hook member. Alternatively, the shaft may have a plurality of bends located at positions between the handle and the hook member. The plurality of bends divides the shaft into a plurality of sections, and the section of the shaft that contacts the hook member is preferably in the same plane as the section that contacts the handle. The at least one bend in the shaft of the fire poker provides for a device that is more comfortable to wield, is better from an ergonomic perspective and allows for considerably easier manipulation of the fuel of a fire.12-24-2009
20100244474Mechanical Grasping Device for a Fireplace - The present invention is a mechanical grasping device for fireplaces, specifically for manipulating and moving burning logs, embers and other hot elements in or near a fireplace. The present invention includes a hollow tubular structure, a solid rod that runs inside the length of the hollow tubular member, a looped handle that rotates attached to one end of solid rod, and pivotal and stationary grasping prongs located at the end opposite looped handle.09-30-2010
294005000 EAR-CORN HOLDERS 2
20080303297Corn clamp - The corn clamp includes a single solid piece of material which is hinged at or on the handle. The grasping end of the corn clamp contains at least one appendage extending inward toward the cob for easy penetration and grasping of the cob and is designed to keep the cob securely and in a non-rotatable position in the corn clamp.12-11-2008
20090261606Easy Release Corn Cob Holder - The Easy Release Corn Cob Holder comprises: an exterior shell having a hollow core, said hollow core extending the full length of said exterior shell, an interior Plunger, and a plurality of Tines.10-22-2009
294212000 UTILIZING AN ADHESIVE CONTACT 1
20130119688HANDLING DEVICE FOR HANDLING OF A WAFER - Handling device for handling of a wafer in the processing of the wafer with the following features: a carrier with a flat receiving side for holding the wafer, an especially lattice-like grid structure which is raised on the receiving side relative to the receiving side, a flexible cover which covers the grid structure relative to the carrier, sealing it, for fixing of the wafer on the carrier, and a grid space which is bordered by the cover and the carrier can be exposed to negative pressure, characterized in that the grid structure and the cover with the receiving side form an especially trough-shaped receiving space for holding of receiving structures which are provided on the wafer and which are raised relative to the wafer receiving side.05-16-2013
294174000 FOR AN ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR OR REGULATOR (E.G., HOT-LINE STICK OR FUSE PULLER, ETC.) 1
20120193929DEVICE TO FACILITATE MOVING AN ELECTRICAL CABLE OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION AND METHOD OF PROVIDING THE SAME - Some embodiments include a device to facilitate moving an electrical cable of an electric vehicle charging station. Other embodiments of related systems and methods are also disclosed.08-02-2012
294131000 SHIELD DEVICES 1
20110025082Hoist line protector - Disclosed is an apparatus for enclosing the free distal end of a flexible tensile member supporting an object. The flexible tensile member has a first portion in tension for suspending the object therefrom and a free end substantially perpendicular thereto with the object therebetween. The apparatus comprises a body having a passage sized to slidably receive the first portion of the flexible tensile member therein a bottom edge adapted to engage the object and a void for enclosing the free distal end of the flexible tensile member wherein the bottom edge is engaged with the object.02-03-2011
294100200 CONTACT LENS APPLICATOR 1
20110109107Suction cup type contact lens removal device and method of removing a lens by means of same - A method of removing a contact lens by means of a device including a flexible cup comprising a bottom projection and an outward extending rim on an opening, and a suction loop member shaped to assemble with the rim by snapping is provided. The method includes pouring an amount of IV fluid into the cup; adhering the suction loop member to a periphery of the eye by engaging; immersing the contact lens placed on the cornea of the eye in the IV fluid by inverting the cup; and repeatedly pressing and releasing the cup until the contact lens falls onto the projection. Hand contact with the eye is avoided.05-12-2011
294300500 MORTAR HAWK 1
20080315600UNIFORM PAN HOLDER ASSEMBLY METHOD AND APPARATUS - The present invention provides a uniform pan holder assembly adapted to receive a drywall pan and including a support having a pair of uprights spanning a cross member and terminating at an arcuate edge, the uprights and cross member defining a supporting area. Each arcuate edge is generally associated with the top edge and adapted to retain the pan within the supporting area.12-25-2008

Patent applications in all subclasses Handling: hand and hoist-line implements