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Richard L Leimbach: Cordless fastener driving tool. Jerrold J Litzinger, November 3, 2005: US20050242154-A1

The present invention teaches a unique drive mechanism for use in a hand held fastener driving tool. The driving mechanism comprises a pair of opposing cams coaxially positioned upon a common shaft. One of the cams is motor driven and rotatable about the common shaft but not axially translatable whi ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Thomas A McCardle, Danny L Bolender, Steve Dickinson, Joseph R Knueven, Robert L Lance JR, Dan Stolz, Michael V Petrocelli, Teresa Petrocelli: Fastener driving tool using a gas spring. Taylor & Aust PC, April 9, 2009: US20090090759-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Shane Adams, Thomas W Clark, Michael V Petrocelli, Teresa Petrocelli: Method for controlling a fastener driving tool using a gas spring. Taylor & Aust PC, April 9, 2009: US20090090762-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Thomas A McCardle, Richard L Leimbach: Gas spring fastener driving tool with improved lifter and latch mechanisms. Senco Brands, August 18, 2011: US20110198381-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Shane Adams, Thomas W Clark, Michael V Petrocelli, Teresa Petrocelli: Method for controlling a fastener driving tool using a gas spring. Frederick H Gribbell, Frederick H Gribbell, February 17, 2011: US20110036886-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Shane Adams, Thomas W Clark, Michael V Petrocelli, Teresa Petrocelli: Method for controlling a fastener driving tool using a gas spring. Frederick H Gribbell, Frederick H Gribbell, February 17, 2011: US20110036885-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Shane Adams, Thomas W Clark, Michael V Petrocelli, Teresa Petrocelli: Method for controlling a fastener driving tool using a gas spring. Senco Brands, November 17, 2011: US20110278340-A1

A portable linear fastener driving tool is provided that drive staples, nails, or other linearly driven fasteners. The tool uses a gas spring principle, in which a cylinder filled with compressed gas is used to quickly force a piston through a driving stroke movement, while a driver also drives a fa ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Richard F Schwemberger, Brett E Swensgard: Surgical instrument having a power control circuit. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2012: US20120080477-A1

Various embodiments are directed to a powered surgical instrument for cutting and fastening tissue. The instrument may comprise an end effector comprising a first jaw member and a second jaw member. The second jaw member may be coupled to move relative to the first jaw member from an open position, ...


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Wendy A Kerr, Richard F Schwemberger, Richard L Leimbach, Brett E Swensgard: Power control arrangements for surgical instruments and batteries. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2012: US20120071866-A1

Various embodiments are directed to battery unit for use with surgical instruments. The battery units may comprise a plurality of cells and include a translatable discharge drain. When attached to the surgical instrument, the discharge drain may electrically connect an anode of the battery unit to a ...


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