04455717 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 13 patents.

A device for clamping together two lengths of rope such as a rope formed of braided plastic, the device having a pair of inner core members each having a mating inner surface so that when the members are positioned in engagement or adjacent to each other they provide an elongated core having a generally tapered truncated conical external surface having threads on the external surface. Each of the core members has a recess in the inner surface in the plane of the longitudinal axis so that two portions of a rope may be positioned between mated core members. An outer ring having a tapered opening therethrough is internally threaded so that when the outer ring is screwed onto the abutted core members it forces them together, clamping rope portions therebetween, the grooves formed in the abutting surfaces of the core members preferably have integral pointed spikes which penetrate the fibers of rope portions positioned between the core members to more securely hold the rope portions against slippage.

Title
Rope clamping device
Application Number
6/421569
Publication Number
4455717
Application Date
September 22, 1982
Publication Date
June 26, 1984
Inventor
Robert C Gray
P.O. Box 15262, Tulsa, 74112
OK, US
Agent
Head Johnson & Stevenson
IPC
F16G 11/00
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