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CLASP, CLIP, SUPPORT-CLAMP, OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF

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024 - Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
024457000 With specific mounting means for attaching to rigid or semirigid supporting structure or structure-to-be-secured 152
024489000 Including pivoted gripping member 49
024530000 Having gripping member formed from, biased by, or mounted on resilient member 40
024459000 Dissociable gripping members 17
024568000 Having gripping member shifted by operator 14
024570000 Formed from single rigid piece of material 10
024522000 Including track or way guided and retained gripping member 9
024456000 Gripping member adapted for tool actuation or release 6
024488000 Having equally spaced or continual gripping faces revolving about central axis 4
20090307882CAP CLIP - A cap clip for fastening caps together is realized employing pressure type pincer snaps, allowing complex geometrical shapes to be formed while reducing the use of fasteners. In one embodiment, the cap clip includes a generally triangular base and three pincer snaps formed integrally with the base along the outer perimeter. Preferably, each pincer snap is comprised of a pair of convex walls and a shared clasping section lying along a radius of curvature path that are co-centric.12-17-2009
20090188087CLAMP ASSEMBLY - A clamp assembly selectively grips material. The clamp assembly includes a housing, a gripping assembly and means for connecting the clamp assembly to an object. The housing has a first end, a second end, a first portion and a second portion. The first and second portions cooperate to define a material receiving slot. The first portion of the housing has an angular disposed channel and an angular disposed recessed portion. The second portion of the housing has a gripping surface. The gripping assembly is slidably disposed within the channel such that the recessed portion cooperates with the channel to define a travel path so that the gripping assembly can be selectively movable between a biased first position and a second position. In the biased first position, the gripping assembly extends into the material receiving slot. In the second position the gripping assembly is withdrawn from the material receiving slot.07-30-2009
20100180408Quick connect & release clamping system - A quick connect and release clamping system for releasably attaching intravenous (IV) poles to gurneys or bed frames. This system can also be used for quickly connecting and releasing members of other structures and items. The clamping system consists essentially of two clamping halves pivotally connected together and shaped to form an opening to receive an IV pole, at least one pin for releasably fitting within openings of a gurney or bed frame, and a releasable connector between distal ends of the clamp halves for securing the two halves in a locked position around the IV pole, thereby quickly and releasably connecting the IV pole to the gurney or bed frame.07-22-2010
20120304426CLAMP ASSEMBLY - A clamp assembly selectively grips material. The clamp assembly is connectable to an object, and includes a housing and a gripping assembly. The housing has a first end, a second end, a first portion and a second portion. The first and second portions cooperate to define a material receiving slot. The first portion of the housing has an angular disposed channel and an angular disposed recessed portion. The second portion of the housing has a gripping surface. The gripping assembly is slidably disposed within the channel such that the recessed portion cooperates with the channel to define a travel path so that the gripping assembly can be selectively movable between a biased first position and a second position. In the biased first position, the gripping assembly extends into the material receiving slot. In the second position the gripping assembly is withdrawn from the material receiving slot.12-06-2012
024463000 Having gripping member actuated by fluid force 3
20120174351CLAMP DEVICE - Above and below a piston (07-12-2012
20100071172CLAMPING APPARATUS WITH POSITIONING FUNCTION - An exemplary clamping apparatus includes a first elongated guide member, a first clamping member, a second clamping member, and a first drive assembly. The first and the second clamping member each moveably attached to the guide member. The first drive assembly includes a motor, a first gear, a second gear meshed to the first gear, a first drive member and a second drive member. The first drive member transmits power from the motor to the first clamping member. The second drive member transmits power from the motor to the second clamping member through the first and second gears. The first and the second drive members are configured for moving the corresponding first clamping member and the corresponding second clamping member towards or away from one another along the guide member.03-25-2010
20120117767Link Clamp - A clamp has a housing with a piston assembly positioned in the housing. A piston rod lock assembly is coupled with the piston rod and is positioned in the housing. A clamping arm is coupled with the piston rod and moves from a position parallel to the piston rod, when in an unclamped position, to a position substantially perpendicular to the piston rod, when in a clamping position.05-17-2012
024485000 With specifically shaped, nongripping, rigid structure for connecting independently operable clasps, clips, or support-clamps 3
20090217496FASTENING APPARATUS - A fastening apparatus for fastening a first device to a second device is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a standoff member disposed through a through hole of the first device; a clamp member having a clamp portion for clamping the standoff member; a sleeve member having a hollow body and enclosing the clamp member, wherein the clamp member is compressed in the hollow body; a resilient member wrapping around the sleeve member; a rotatable cam member pivotly coupled to the clamp member; and a cap member arranged between the rotatable cam member and the resilient member, wherein the rotatable cam member is rotated to a first location to compress the resilient member for causing a first preload force exerted on the second device.09-03-2009
20100281659Belt clamp - A belt clamp comprising a first body (11-11-2010
20100229354TUBE CLAMP - Embodiments of a clamp for compressing a flexible tube are disclosed herein. In one such embodiment, the clamp includes a first member, a second member moveably coupled to the first member to move into and out of a clamping position to apply a compressive force to the tube, a locking member to hold the first and second members in the clamping position, a third member moveably retained between a pair of sidewalls of one of the first member and the second member, and a fourth member moveably coupled to one of the first member and the second member and engageable with the third member to apply an additional compressive force to the tube.09-16-2010
024483000 Encircling gripping member including semirigid band and operator for tightening 3
20080256765Marine Line Hauling Device Assembly - A marine line hauling assembly includes a line hauling device and a drive casing. The drive casing has a first attachment flange and the line hauling device has a second attachment flange. These first and second flanges are attached to each other by a flange clamp circumferentially embracing the flanges to press them together by an inwardly-facing surface of the flange clamp due to circumferential tension in the flange clamp. The flange clamp has a pivot arrangement for attaching the clamp to a substrate (such as one of the attachment flanges). In this way, the flange clamp is attachable to the substrate but pivotable about the pivot point away from the first and second flanges. This allows the flanges to be brought together before pivoting the clamp back towards the flanges for attachment.10-23-2008
20120246892BARREL NUT TYPE DECORATIVE ACCESSORY AND METHODS FOR ATTACHMENT TO DRAWSTRINGS - Apparatus, systems and methods for the attachment of an accessory to a drawstring including a barrel member having an axially disposed, female compression cavity formed in one end defining an annular end-face and a pair of diametrically disposed feed through holes. The feed through holes are positioned axially along the body so as to intersect the barrel cavity above its base and are sized to receive and allow a drawstring or the like to pass into the barrel, through the barrel cavity and exit the barrel. The apparatus includes a male compression member dimensioned to fit within and frictionally engage and mate with the female compression cavity of the barrel member, the male compression member having a compression tip projecting distally of the feedthrough holes relative to the cavity opening. The length of the male compression member is less than that of the cavity, but upon insertion and frictional interlocking engagement of the male compression member into the cavity, the male member engages and compress a drawstring, extending diametrically through the feedthrough holes, positionally affixing the barrel on the drawstring.10-04-2012
20120255149ANCHOR POINT APPARATUS - An anchor point apparatus is disclosed having a substantially cylindrical cavity extending along a longitudinal axis of a slotted tube; a tabbed bearing plate including a first attachment tab and a second attachment tab, the attachment tabs extending at predetermined angles from the tabbed bearing plate, the tabbed bearing plate generally conforming to a portion of an outer surface of the slotted tube; at least one circumferential clamp disposed about the slotted tube; and an attachment link having a first attachment ear secured within a first opening in the first attachment tab and a second attachment ear secured within a second opening in the second attachment tab.10-11-2012
024464000 Having inserted and receiving interlocking members connected by bendable, nonbiasing strap 2
20090070969Brassiere patch closure - A pair of brassiere wings having ends meeting on a longitudinal centerline are interconnected by a closure having a flexible first patch fixed to on of the wing ends and provided with a plurality of fastener members and a flexible second patch fixed to the other of the wing ends and provided with a fastener member engageable with the members of the first patch. A stiff bar extending transversely of the centerline is fixed to the second patch and concave toward a wearer of a brassiere having the wings. One of the patches is of a shape that is longest parallel to the centerline than transversely offset therefrom so that it reduces longitudinal elastic deformation of the respective wing end at the centerline more than offset therefrom.03-19-2009
20090007400Apparatus For Holding Electronic Device - A holding apparatus, including an accommodation unit, at least a clapping unit, and at least a stopping unit, is provided. The accommodation unit includes a surface on which the electronic device can be placed. The clapping unit is located at the sides of the accommodation unit, and is a bendable element. The stopping unit is located at the lower part of the accommodation unit surface to stop the held electronic device from sliding off. When the electronic device is placed on the surface of accommodation unit, the clapping units can be bended to embrace the electronic device snugly to hold the device in place.01-08-2009
024486000 Gripping member face integral with or rigidly affixed to screw-driving portion 2
20090126169 CLAMP - A clamp has a body including an open-ended slot to receive and retain a planar object. The slot includes a protective layer of deformable material and a force distribution plate of rigid material located between an internal wall of the slot and the protective layer. The planar object need not include attachment apertures, and may be made of glass.05-21-2009
20130111712CLAMPING DEVICE FOR A TELESCOPIC ROD - A clamping device includes a flexible sleeve secured to one segment of a telescopic rod and having a collar for receiving the other segment, and two lugs displaceable between untightened and tightened positions, and an elastic lining member disposed on the collar such that, as a result of displacement of the lugs from the untightened position to the tightened position, the elastic lining member is strained to acquire a biasing force that biases the lugs back toward the untightened position, thereby facilitating telescopic movement of the telescopic rod during length-adjustment.05-09-2013
024481000 Having flaccid gripping member 1
20100299892CLIPS12-02-2010
Entries
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20100107375HOLDER ARRANGEMENT FOR AN AIRCRAFT OR A SPACECRAFT AND AN AIRCRAFT OR A SPACECRAFT - In a holder arrangement of an aircraft or spacecraft comprising a structural member, a holder comprising at least one lower part and at least one upper part is provided, and these are formed so as to be able to be clamped together to be attached with a non-positive fit to a fastening portion of the structural member. The fastening portion can be clamped between the lower part and the upper part. The holder arrangement is characterised by at least one fixing strip which can be connected to the fastening portion of the structural member in the longitudinal direction thereof and which comprises a fixing profile for fixing the holder to the structural member in the longitudinal direction of the structural member with a positive fit. An aircraft or spacecraft has at least one holder arrangement of this type.05-06-2010
20090056087Clip - A clip comprises a grommet and a pin, and the grommet has a flange and leg pieces. The flange has a pair of right and left flange bodies, bridges for joining the flange bodies, and an opening portion formed at the center portion thereof. Peripheral walls of the opening portion are formed by the respective end faces of the flange bodies and the bridges, and the right and left peripheral walls formed by the end faces of the flange bodies and the front and rear peripheral walls formed by the end faces of the bridges are offset in a thickness direction, thereby establishing a positional relationship in which the right and left peripheral walls and the front and rear peripheral walls do not intersect to each other.03-05-2009
20080307616Collapsible clip - A tubular clip for securing a sleeve to the body of a piezoelectric actuator in an actuator assembly. In use, the wall of the clip has a plurality of corrugations. The pitch of the corrugations is variable in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the clip. The clip is configurable into an unfitted configuration and into a fitted configuration and in the fitted configuration the minimum transverse internal separation of the clip walls is less than in the unfitted configuration.12-18-2008
20080289158CLAMP ASSEMBLY - A clamp assembly is disclosed for a tonneau cover for a vehicle wherein the clamp assembly includes a plurality of spacers disposed therein to facilitate installation thereof on a variety of vehicle types and styles.11-27-2008
20090049660CLIP - The present invention discloses a clip for attaching an object to a sheet having an aperture spaced apart from a leading edge of the sheet. The clip includes a base with a generally planar lower member, the lower member having a leading edge and a trailing edge. The base also has a generally planar upper member extending across the lower member, the upper member also having a leading edge, a trailing edge and an opening between the upper member leading edge and trailing edge. The trailing edge of the upper member is attached to and extends from the base proximate the trailing edge of the lower member. The upper member also includes a spring located proximate to the trailing edge of the upper member and extending into the opening in a generally leading edge direction. The finger spring is operable to apply a force in a generally leading edge direction onto a sheet edge of a sheet inserted and located between the lower member and the upper member. The upper member can include a catch stem located proximate to the leading edge of the upper member yet oppositely disposed across from the opening from the finger spring. The catch stem extends into the opening in a generally trailing edge direction and is operable to catch a sheet edge of the sheet bounding the aperture spaced apart from the leading edge of the sheet and thereby preventing removal of the clip from the sheet.02-26-2009
20080307615Article for Holding an Object - A clip for holding an object, such as a literature booklet, comprises first (12-18-2008
20080229558SECURING RING AND CORRESPONDING MANUFACTURING PROCESS - A securing ring, such as a belay loop, including a plurality of layers of ring-shaped surface sections, an outermost ring-shaped surface section being fixed to at least one of the layers below. The ring-shaped surface sections are formed from surface sections of a flat tubular element folded or rolled upon one another. A corresponding process for the manufacture of the securing ring involves the folding or rolling up of a flat tubular element.09-25-2008
20110072624CLIP - A clip may include an anchor portion having a plurality of flexible strips and at least one support strip. Each of the flexible strips is integrally connected to the at least one support strip only via a connecting portion corresponding to a distal end portion of the anchor portion and a connecting portion corresponding to a proximal end portion of the anchor portion. When the anchor portion is pushed into an insertion hole formed in a subject member, the anchor portion is inserted into the insertion hole while each of the flexible strips are flexed toward a longitudinal axis of the anchor portion. Each of the flexible strips is formed such that the difference between a second moment of area of the anchor distal end side connecting portion and a second moment of area of the anchor proximal end side connecting portion is 0-15%.03-31-2011
20110247181FASTENER - A fastener for coupling a first object and a second object comprises a base, a bending portion and a through hole. The base includes a hole and binds with the first object by a fixing component passing through the hole. One end of the bending portion is extended from the base in a curved U shape. The bending portion has a plurality of ribs, and one end of the bending portion warps away from the base. The through hole is formed between the base and the bending portion. The second object is disposed in the through hole by bending the bending portion away from the base to expand the bending portion outward. The bending portion clamps the second object when the bending portion is released to its original state. Therefore, the fastener can bind and separate the helmet and the mask without any assistance of a tool.10-13-2011
20100005634Elastic clipping structure - The elastic clipping structure includes a body unit and an elastic unit. The body unit has a body portion, a clipping portion disposed on a first lateral side of the body portion, and an opening forming on a second lateral side of the body portion. The elastic unit has an elastic body with a U shape. The elastic body is disposed on the body portion, and the elastic body has an abutting portion abutted against the clipping portion and two movable portions passing through the opening. Therefore, the body unit and the elastic unit are mated to each other, so that when two opposite forces are acting on two opposite sides of the elastic unit, the elastic unit is compressed inwards. When the two opposite forces are released from the elastic unit, the elastic unit is restored to its original restriction position by the restriction portion.01-14-2010
20100018009Clips for Aligning Optical Components in a Solar Concentrating Array - Manufacturing of solar concentrators require the placement of primary optical components, a parabolic mirror for example, on a relatively fiat front panel in a predetermined alignment within a certain tolerance limit. Clips, in accordance with embodiments of the present invention, can be used to facilitate locating, placing and securing the primary optical components on the front panel, thereby enhancing manufacturability of the solar concentrator.01-28-2010
20100018010CLASP - One exemplary embodiment can be a clasp for securing a man-way cover in a vessel. The clasp can include a hinged member. Generally, the hinged member has a first position for securing the man-way cover and a second position for unsecuring the man-way cover.01-28-2010
20120036686Device to create a space divider or spatial delimitation - The invention concerns a unit to create a space divider. This comprises a partial base to create the space divider and a lever arm attached to the partial base. Two of the units can be combined into a single combined base, on the same level, comprising two partial bases, the lever arms of the units being attachable to the partial base of the other unit using an attachment device created by the lever arm and the partial base themselves, and the two partial bases of the two units can be linked together by means of at least one of the following elements: interlocking forms, friction and traction. The invention also relates to a shelving system using a number of the units.02-16-2012
20120096691SELECTIVE ANGLE CLAMP APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS - A first clamp device includes a first opening. A second clamp device is attached to the first clamp device. The second clamp device including a second opening. A first adjustable element is connected through the first opening. A second adjustable element is connected through the second opening.04-26-2012
20100050399Active material based clamping apparatuses and methods of making - Active material based clamping apparatuses for securing objects and methods of making the same are provided. In an embodiment, a clamping apparatus for securing an object comprises: a clamp comprising an engaging surface for securing an object, wherein the engaging surface comprises an active material capable of undergoing a change in a property upon exposure to an activation source such that the active material conforms to a surface of the object.03-04-2010
20100011546CLAMPING DEVICE - The clamping device comprises: a bolt member with a support head and a shank provided with a threaded portion, a locking clip (01-21-2010
20110265294SENSOR SYSTEM AND REVERSE CLAMPING MECHANISM - A sensor system and a reverse clamp is provided. The reverse clamp may include a back portion, a first arm, and a second arm. The first and second arm extending from the back portion to form an opening configured to receive a cylindrical arm.11-03-2011
20100229352Subsea Transfer Hook Adaptor And Method - A rigid U-shaped structure sized to be closely received on the tip end of the transfer hook. One side of the U-shape of the structure is closed. A padeye is rigidly attached to the end curved portion of the U-shape of the structure. Means for holding the U-shaped structure in position on the tip end of the hook is provided. The holding means may be threaded bores through one or both sides of the U-shaped structure that allow bolts to be threaded through the holes such that they create sufficient friction against the tip end of the transfer hook to hold the U-shaped structure in position. The holes through the U-shaped structure may be unthreaded with threaded nuts rigidly attached to the U-shaped structure such that the nuts are aligned with the holes to allow bolts to exert pressure against the tip end of the transfer hook in the same manner to hold the U-shaped structure in position on the transfer hook09-16-2010
20120324681METHOD OF FORMING A CLAMPING RING AND A CLAMPING RING - A pipe from a plastic material having memory properties is extruded. The extruded pipe is cut to form a pipe part (12-27-2012
20080244879Clamp band for spring brakes - A clamp band for spring brakes which comprises an annular clamp band pre-formed with a side wall and a rim extended perpendicularly from a first end thereof, wherein during assembling of a spring brake when an edge of a first chamber, a diaphragm and an edge of a second chamber are positioned in sequential order on the rim a second end of the side wall is deformed to bend inwards to encompass the edge of the second chamber to secure the edges of the two chambers and the diaphragm in place. The annular clamp band comprises a first clamp band and a second clamp band having identical semi-annular shape.10-09-2008

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