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James Doherty
James E Doherty, Ernest J Wendling, James W Robinson: Fuel system for combustion-powered, fastener-driving tool. Illinois Tool Works, Schwartz & Weinrieb, November 23, 1993: US05263439 (88 worldwide citation)

For use in a combustion-powered, fastener-driving tool having a combustion chamber, a source of a combustible fuel, and a switch that must be closed to enable the tool, a fuel system comprises a fuel injector, which includes a normally closed, solenoid-energized valve between the fuel source and the ...


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Barrett Edward L: Actuator assembly for toggle switch. Illinois Tool Works, August 10, 1971: US3598943 (240 worldwide citation)

Actuator assembly for snap action toggle switch has a rockerlike actuator member which is pivoted on a transverse axis. A roller mounted on the actuator member is adapted to be engaged for overcenter movement of the actuator at a point spaced from the pivot axis of the actuator member by a member on ...


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Knohl Friedrich Karl: Staple. Illinois Tool Works, Beart Robert W, Buckmann Thomas W, July 2, 1974: US3821919 (234 worldwide citation)

A staple device which is particularly adapted to be used with gypsum board workpieces or the like and which includes a head portion having a cross-sectional configuration defined by an advancing and trailing portion which is particularly adapted to distribute the load on the workpiece to preclude da ...


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Curtis Gary Martin: Locking staple. Illinois Tool Works, Olson Trexler Wolters Bushnell & Fosse, May 27, 1975: US3885491 (232 worldwide citation)

A fastening staple is provided which comprises a pair of workpiece-penetrating legs and an interconnecting bridge. Arms are connected to the bridge at fulcrum points, and each arm is crimped to provide a surface extending below the plane of the bridge. As the staple is forced into the workpiece, the ...


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Richard J Tracy: Buckle. Illinois Tool Works, Jack R Halvorsen, Robert W Beart, April 24, 1979: US04150464 (154 worldwide citation)

A buckle includes separable cooperating receptacle and clasp members. The receptacle member includes a pair of locking slots formed in opposing sides thereof. The clasp member includes a pair of resilient arms having locking tabs thereon for releasably engaging the locking slots of the receptacle me ...


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Joseph J Spedale, Michael S Pedersen: Rocker switch with snap dome contacts. Illinois Tool Works, Mark W Croll, Paul F Donovan, April 8, 2003: US06545239 (139 worldwide citation)

A rocker switch assembly comprises a rocker switch housing having a ground contact and first and second electrical circuit contact pins mounted therein. Snap-dome contacts are operatively associated with, but normally electrically disengaged from, each one of the first and second electrical circuit ...


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Rychlik Frank J: Plastic needle holder. Illinois Tool Works, October 23, 1973: US3766915 (130 worldwide citation)

An intravenous catheter and cannula assembly as a sterile package with a flexible catheter partially telescoped within the cannula which is of the break-away needle type having wings to be manipulated in parting the cannula from the vein-inserted catheter; and a plastic handle interfitted with the w ...


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Mitsuzo Shida, William L Gabriel, Geronimo E Lat: Fastener assembly and adhesive composition. Illinois Tool Works, Speckman Pauley Petersen & Fejer, March 31, 1998: US05733085 (124 worldwide citation)

A fastener assembly, such as a nail assembly, includes a row of fasteners held together and maintained in position by an extrudable thermoplastic adhesive composition containing a particulate filler, an extrudable thermoplastic resin reacted with a polar compound, and optional quantities of an addit ...


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Milovan A Nikolich: Combustion-powered tool assembly. Illinois Tool Works, Schwartz & Weinrieb, March 30, 1993: US05197646 (124 worldwide citation)

In a combustion-powered, fastener-driving tool, a cylinder body mounted fixedly within a housing structure has a combustion chamber defining an axis. A valve sleeve functions to open and close the combustion chamber. A piston operative within the combustion chamber and a driving blade moveable with ...


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Gregory W Bauer: Self-contained locking trigger assembly and systems which incorporate the assembly. Illinois Tool Works, Fletcher Yoder, January 17, 2006: US06987244 (121 worldwide citation)

A welding system having a welding implement with a self-contained trigger and trigger locking assembly. The self-contained trigger and trigger locking assembly has a trigger which, when operated, regulates the flow of current from a power source. The trigger lock of the assembly has a movable portio ...