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David A Saar, Richard T Walter: Method of charging batteries and apparatus therefor. Black & Decker, R B Sherer, Harold Weinstein, E D Murphy, July 5, 1983: US04392101 (256 worldwide citation)

A method of fast charging batteries by means of precise analysis of the profile of the variation with time of a characteristic of the battery which is indicative of the variation in stored chemical energy as the battery is charged. The method specifically comprises analyzing the profile for the occu ...


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Nicholas M Benedetti, Zdravko Kovac: Refusable fastener including a pin and grommet. Emhart, E D Murphy, April 16, 1996: US05507610 (111 worldwide citation)

A fastener for releasably securing first and second panels together includes a pin for being secured in an opening of a first panel, and a grommet for being secured in an opening of the second panel and for releasably receiving a shank of the pin to thereby releasably secure the first and second pan ...


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Richard G Weber, Jeffrey T Blake, William E O Connor, Charles F Smart: Blind rivet setting system and method for setting a blind rivet then verifying the correctness of the set. Emhart, E D Murphy, September 16, 1997: US05666710 (45 worldwide citation)

A system for first setting a blind rivet and then verifying the correctness of the set comprising a rivet setting tool to set the rivet and computer logic to verify the correctness of the set. The setting tool includes a jaw assembly for holding the stem of the rivet's mandrel fitted to an axially m ...


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Darren S Byrne, Eymard J Chitty: Blind rivet set verification system and method. Emhart, E D Murphy, September 2, 1997: US05661887 (40 worldwide citation)

A blind rivet set verification system for setting a blind rivet assessing the acceptability of the rivet set. The system includes a remote intensified rivet setting tool and computer hardware and software. The tool comprises a displacement transducer that produces a displacement signal and a pressur ...


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Robb M Fultz: Female clinch fastener with cold-formed locking flange and associated installation method. Emhart, E D Murphy, August 29, 1995: US05445483 (34 worldwide citation)

A female clinch fastener adapted to be secured to a sheet by cold-forming includes a generally tubular body having a plurality of circumferentially distributed splines. Longitudinally extending portions of the splines are adapted to be displaced by cold-forming or a peeling action to form a laterall ...


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Graham Frank Harry Williams: Blind rivet. Emhart, E D Murphy, July 8, 1997: US05645383 (25 worldwide citation)

A blind rivet comprising a mandrel 2 and a sleeve 3 is provided with two external grooves 11, 12 of different cross-section. This enables the rivet to set on the blind side of a workpiece to form a taper 19 increasing in diameter towards the blind side of the workpiece 20.


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Hideki Kanie: Fastener for attaching in one direction. Emhart, E D Murphy, September 3, 1996: US05551817 (25 worldwide citation)

A fastener 1 includes a stud 2 and a nut 3. The stud comprises a shank 21 having a breakable portion 22 at a mid portion thereof, a resilient section 24 formed at one end of the shank, a nut engagement portion including a threaded portion 28 extending up to the breakable portion along the shank, and ...


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Lothar Schliessner: Anti-resonance pipe clip. Emhart, E D Murphy, December 31, 1996: US05588683 (24 worldwide citation)

A plastics pipe clip comprising at least one article-securing member carried on a support mount adapted to be engaged on a stud projecting from a surface to which the pipe is to be secured having the article-securing member mounted on a flexible bridge member carried by the support mount. The flexib ...


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Delbert L Arnold, Mark H Delcourt: Grounding stud/nut. Emhart, E D Murphy, August 15, 1995: US05442133 (23 worldwide citation)

An improved grounding stud/nut sub-assembly for use in automobiles and the like is provided wherein the nut has a thickened washer portion to facilitate assembly of the nut and washer together onto an automotive substrate. The nut also has a swagged, flattened or distorted thread to make it a prevai ...


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Daniel Robin Smith: Blind rivet. Emhart, E D Murphy, June 2, 1998: US05759001 (20 worldwide citation)

An improved blind rivet assembly is disclosed, in which a plastics cylinder is moulded along a pulling stem of a long break mandrel. On setting the mandrel is broken within the cylinder providing the cylinder with an additional degree of shear strength, allowing the cylinder to be used as a support.