Pervan Darko, Håkansson Niclas, Nygren Per: Mechanical locking of floor panels with a flexible tongue. Välinge Innovation, Pervan Darko, Håkansson Niclas, Nygren Per, AWAPATENT, April 27, 2006: WO/2006/043893 (190 worldwide citation)

Floor panels (1, 1') are shown, which are provided with a mechanical locking system consisting of a flexible tongue (30) in a displacement groove (40), which during a vertical folding motion is displaced. Moreover, a tongue blank (50), a production method and an installation method are shown.

Liedl Hartmut: Automatic clamping means, in particular for window shutters.. Mayer & Co Riegel Beschlag, September 26, 1984: EP0119413-A2 (152 worldwide citation)

1. Automatic catch, in particular for window shutters, comprising a support arm having an abutment and a rotatable spring or weight loaded counter-holder which holds the shutter between itself and the abutment, with the counter-holder having a run-up surface of the shutter at the side remote from th ...

Angus R Colson Jr, Linda Pinney, Gregory J Gruzdowich, Patrick M Steusloff: Auxiliary storage and dispensing unit. John J Murphey, September 13, 1994: US05346297 (138 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary storage and dispensing unit for use with a computer-controlled supply and medication dispenser station including a cabinet having integrally connected top, bottom, side and rear cabinet panels defining a tall storage and interior dispensing cavity accessible through a front opening, a p ...

Charles A Detweiler: Solenoid operated latch device with movable pole piece. Lectron Products, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 3, 1991: US05044678 (121 worldwide citation)

A remotely actuated solenoid latch apparatus adapted for use in motor vehicle applications is disclosed. The solenoid latch apparatus includes a solenoid having an armature movable between a first position displaced from a pole piece to define a working air gap therebetween to a second position attr ...

Chris Ligtenberg, Brett Degner: Magnetic latching mechanism. Apple, Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri, August 17, 2010: US07775567 (118 worldwide citation)

A magnetic latch for a display of a laptop computer uses magnetic attraction to maintain the display closed and uses magnetic repelling forces to pop-up the display when opened. The latch includes one or more magnetic elements in the body of the laptop and at least one magnetic element in the displa ...

Nardin Erik Borje: A latching means for cupboard doors, locker doors, drawers and like openable members. Transitoria Trading Company, November 19, 1969: GB1171337-A (117 worldwide citation)

1,171,337. Latches. TRANSITORIA TRADING CO. A.B. 28 Jan., 1967, No. 4323/67. Heading E2A. Latching means for a door or the like comprises a casing secured to the door I and having a leaf spring tongue 6 secured to the casing at the inner end and projecing therefrom at the other end, the tongue being ...

Lee Webber Ramstrom, Alvydas Petras Karasa, Stanley Alan Markle: Battery pack and latch. The Black and Decker Manufacturing Company, William Kovensky, Edward D Murphy, Walter Ottesen, December 21, 1976: US03999110 (113 worldwide citation)

Securing means particularly for slide-in type battery pack to be used in cordless electric power tools. An L-shaped latch is pivoted on the tool, and its short leg cooperates with a release mechanism at the remote end of the battery pack. A release member, spring loaded on the battery pack, urges th ...

Tim M Dangel: Snap fit lock with release feature. Yazaki Corporation, Young & Basile P C, November 26, 1996: US05577779 (110 worldwide citation)

A snap fit locking mechanism is provided for releasably joining a pair of components. The locking mechanism contains a resilient locking arm integrally formed on a first component. The locking arm includes an outwardly extending projection which defines a step portion and a cam surface. A rigid rect ...

Steven E Schultz: Flush mount tilt-latch for a sash window and method. Ashland Products, Wallenstein Wagner & Hattis, August 18, 1992: US05139291 (110 worldwide citation)

A pivot latch adapted for releasably securing a pivotable sash window to a master frame. The master frame has opposed, vertically extending guide rails. The sash has a hollow top sash rail, a base and a pair of hollow stiles cooperatively connected together at adjacent extremities thereof to form a ...

Scalza Anthony J, Brown William G: Solenoid operated electric strike. Square D Company, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, October 7, 1975: US3910617 (104 worldwide citation)

An electric strike with a pivotally mounted catch which is locked by a pivotally mounted detent engageable with a pivotally mounted detent arm controlled by the catch, movement of the detent being controlled by an electrically energizable solenoid and moveable core assembly which has a portion of th ...