3654382 is referenced by 30 patents and cites 5 patents.

An improvement in the grommet construction shown in U.S. Pat. No. 3,182,119 wherein an elastomeric body is formed with an opening having a sealing surface for engaging a member to be supported by the grommet with a base member of non-elastomeric material embedded in the elastomeric body and having a plurality of integral fingers projecting from one side of the elastomeric body for retaining the grommet on a panel having an opening to be sealed by the grommet. In the improvement, each of the fingers has a resilient locking tang struck therefrom which extends outwardly from the respective finger and projects away from the outer end of the respective finger toward the elastomeric body, the tang being resiliently deflectable toward its respective finger when the finger is inserted in a panel opening until the free end clears the opening and snaps into engagement with the opposite side of the panel from the elastomeric body to secure the grommet to the panel and hold the elastomeric body in sealing engagement with the panel.

Title
Grommet construction
Application Number
05/042,331
Publication Number
3654382
Application Date
June 1, 1970
Publication Date
April 4, 1972
Inventor
Rubright Phillip L
Assignee
Arco Industries Corporation
IPC
H01b 17/26
F16l 05/00
F16B 21/00
F16B 21/08
F16B 09/02
F16B 09/00
F16L 05/10
F16L 05/00
F16L 05/02
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