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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 ...


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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 30, 2003: US06626344 (21 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 a base configured for engagement upon the fuel cell. The nozzle has a free end and defines a passageway. A fr ...


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Mariam Vahabi Nejad, Walter J Taylor, Maureen L Shea, Barry C Walthall: Multi-position utility hook assembly for tool. Illinois Tool Works, Greer Burns & Crain, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, December 11, 2007: US07306052 (20 worldwide citation)

A multi-position hook assembly includes a hook and a holding block. The hook includes a free leg and a mounting leg joined by a top span. In addition, the holding block is configured for rotatably receiving the mounting leg of the hook and for releasably locking the hook in a plurality of positions.


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Yury Shkolnikov, Walter J Taylor: Arm member for fastener driving tool. Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, April 20, 2004: US06722549 (17 worldwide citation)

An arm member is provided for protection of a power source and for facilitating storage of a power tool. In a closed position, the arm member is configured for partially encircling a portion of the power source and re-directing an impact directed towards that portion away from the power source. In a ...


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Walter J Taylor, Yury Shkolnikov: Combustion chamber lock-out mechanism. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, April 6, 2004: US06715655 (14 worldwide citation)

A lock-out mechanism, for use in conjunction with a combustion-powered fastener-driving tool, is operatively engaged with the tool trigger mechanism so as to be movable between extended and retracted positions. The lock-out mechanism is adapted to engage a wear plate member of the annular sleeve-val ...


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Yury Shkolnikov, Tony Deieso, Walter J Taylor, Sandra J Wilson: Fuel cell adapter system for combustion tools. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Donald J Breh, February 25, 2003: US06523860 (13 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 a base configured for engagement upon the fuel cell. The nozzle has a free end and defines a passageway. A fr ...


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Maureen L Shea, Eric S Gibson, Walter J Taylor, Chris H Porth: Enhanced fuel passageway and adapter for combustion tool fuel cell. Illinois Tool Works, Greer Burns & Crain, Christopher P Ranch, Mark W Croll, January 20, 2009: US07478740 (12 worldwide citation)

A combustion nailer is configured for use with a fuel cell having an internal metering valve and a reciprocating, biased main stem. The nailer includes a tool housing defining a fuel cell chamber constructed and arranged for receiving the fuel cell, a fuel cell actuator assembly configured for actua ...


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Yury Shkolnikov, Walter J Taylor: Shock-absorbing system for fastener driving tools. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Lawrence J Crain, November 15, 2005: US06964362 (12 worldwide citation)

A combustion chamber assembly for use in a combustion-powered fastener driving tool, includes a cylinder body, a reciprocating probe assembly slidably disposed relative to the cylinder body between a first, extended position and a second, retracted position, and at least one shock-absorbing member o ...


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Walter J Taylor, Yury Shkolnikov, Jeffrey G Eckardt: Adjustable depth of drive device. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Laura R Wanek, January 24, 2006: US06988648 (10 worldwide citation)

An adjustable depth of drive device for use on a fastener driving tool. The adjustable depth of drive device includes a thumb post which is mounted to, and extends from a work piece contact element of the tool. Also included is a thumb wheel which is removably attached to the thumb post. A spring me ...


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Larry M Moeller, Walter J Taylor: Modular magazine for fastener-driving tool. Illinois Tool Works, Greer Burns & Crain, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, January 1, 2008: US07314155 (10 worldwide citation)

A modular magazine assembly in a fastener-driving tool having a nosepiece includes a first magazine housing portion secured to the tool and at least partially defining a chamber for fasteners. An extension portion is configured for releasable attachment to the first magazine housing portion. Upon as ...