1
Anatoly Gosis, Mark D Bauer, Marvin D Burns, Mark E Charpie, Robert G Kobetsky, Michael J Kosmyna, Jan Toczycki, G Michael Velan: Adjustable adapter for gravity-feed paint sprayer. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, March 30, 2004: US06712292 (77 worldwide citation)

An adjustable adapter includes two arms, each having an axis, a surface substantially normal to the axis, wherein the surfaces of the arms face each other, an end and a passageway for fluid communication between the end and the opening, wherein one of the arm ends is for connection to an inlet of an ...


2
Robert Scott Buetow, Larry Moeller, Patrick J Driscoll, Peter D Ploss: Battery pack latching assembly for fastener driving tool. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, March 19, 2002: US06357534 (59 worldwide citation)

A battery pack latching or locking mounting system comprises a battery case, a cell pack disposed within the battery case, a battery cap or end closure, and a spacer which is longitudinally interposed between the cell pack and the battery cap or end closure. A first latching element or detent is mou ...


3
Anatoly Gosis, Mark D Bauer, Michael Velan, Mark E Charpie: Friction fit paint cup connection. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, March 2, 2004: US06698670 (53 worldwide citation)

A cover-connector for covering and connecting a fluid supply container to a conduit is provided, wherein one of the container and the conduit has a male frustoconical connecting surface and the other one of said container and said conduit has a threaded connecting surface. The novel cover-connector ...


4
Anatoly Gosis, Mark D Bauer, Marvin D Burns, Mark E Charpie, Robert G Kobetsky, Michael J Kosmyna, Jan Toczycki, G Michael Velan: Disposable paint cup attachment system for gravity-feed paint sprayer. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Richard P Beem, September 20, 2005: US06945429 (50 worldwide citation)

A novel fluid supply cup comprises a flexible liner integral with a container having an opening and a vent. A novel method of manufacturing a lined container comprises the steps of molding a container having a vented thick-walled portion and an integral flexible thin-walled liner, and folding the th ...


5
Janet L Skeens, Gerald W Sweeney: Evacuable container having one-way valve with filter element. Illinois Tool Works, John H Pilarski, Mark W Croll, Lisa M Soltis, June 10, 2003: US06575191 (38 worldwide citation)

A one-way valve allows air to be drawn from a collapsible, flexible, air-tight bag using a vacuum source. When the vacuum source is removed, the one-way valve prevents air from re-entering the bag. A filter is placed on the valve body to prevent small particles from the bag from clogging the valve o ...


6
Richard J Ernst: Hanger assembly. Illinois Tool Works, Mark W Croll Esq, Lisa M Soltis Esq, Welsh & Katz, December 14, 2004: US06830228 (38 worldwide citation)

A hanger for mounting an associated object to a wall includes a body portion having a first surface for bearing against the wall. The body portion defines first and second end portions. An upper anchoring portion is formed at the first end for penetrating the wall and for fastening the hanger to the ...


7
Darek Smolinski: Lockout mechanism for fastener driving tool. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, July 15, 2003: US06592014 (37 worldwide citation)

A lockout mechanism for a fastener driving tool having a magazine for storing and sequentially urging fasteners toward a nosepiece through which a driver blade impacts and drives the fasteners into a workpiece, the lockout mechanism is configured for preventing the firing of the fastener driving too ...


8
Yury Shkolnikov, Tony Deieso, Walter J Taylor, Sandra J Wilson, William N Roberts: Fuel cell adapter system for combustion tools. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, September 28, 2004: US06796478 (36 worldwide citation)

A fuel cell adapter system for a combustion tool which includes a housing enclosing a fuel metering valve. The fuel cell is provided with an adapter having a generally cylindrical nozzle and an enlarged base configured for engagement upon the fuel cell. The nozzle has a lobed free end and defines a ...


9
Christian Paul A Ricordi, Joseph E Fabin: Fuel level indicator for combustion tools. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, April 20, 2004: US06722550 (33 worldwide citation)

A combustion tool employing a replaceable pressurized fuel cell includes a fuel condition monitor system for monitoring and indicating fuel cell fuel condition. The fuel condition monitor system includes a fuel condition monitor for monitoring at least one of fuel cell pressure and fuel flow from th ...


10
Larry Moeller: Combustion powered tool suspension for iron core fan motor. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, September 16, 2003: US06619527 (32 worldwide citation)

A suspension mechanism for a motor of a combustion chamber fan in a combustion powered hand tool constructed and arranged for driving a driver blade to drive a fastener into a work piece, the tool generating an upward axial acceleration of the motor upon a combustion in the chamber, a subsequent rec ...