06931753 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 28 patents.

An end assembly for a tape rule is disclosed. This end assembly has a hooking member for attachment to a free end of the tape rule. The hooking member includes a plate section, an elbow section, and an abutment section. The plate section is for longitudinal alignment along the free end of the tape rule. The elbow section upwardly curves from the plate section to the abutment section. The abutment section downwardly curves to a substantially perpendicular orientation to the plate section, and the abutment section downwardly extends below the tape rule. The hooking member is positioned to an article to be measured, and the abutment section contacts and frictionally engages an edge of the article.

Title
End assembly for tape rule
Application Number
10/759495
Publication Number
6931753 (B2)
Application Date
January 16, 2004
Publication Date
August 23, 2005
Inventor
Wilson Ryals
Trussville
AL, US
Frederick Diggle
Birmingham
AL, US
Steven Ryals
Pinson
AL, US
Agent
Jennifer Medlin
Geoff Butcliffe
Walters & Zimmerman
Assignee
BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation
DE, US
IPC
G01B 003/10
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