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George L Heredia, Robert E Almblad, Mike A Mueller: Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double sided keys. Axxess Entry Technologies, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, August 22, 1995: US05443339 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the simultaneous duplication of both the bit notch pattern and shoulder position of a master key onto a key blank. The key blank is longitudinally and laterally aligned relative to a key cutter. A master key is longitudinally and laterally aligned relative to a key f ...


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George L Heredia, Robert E Almblad, Mike A Mueller: Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double-sided keys. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, March 4, 1997: US05607267 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the simultaneous duplication of both the bit notch pattern and shoulder position of a master key onto a key blank. The key blank is longitudinally and laterally aligned relative to a key cutter. A master key is longitudinally and laterally aligned relative to a key f ...


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George Lynn Hagen, Mike Mueller, Mark Yeary, Kenneth C Booth: Master key identification and feedback system. The Hillman Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 31, 2017: US09558236 (3 worldwide citation)

A key model identification and feedback system includes a key identification housing, a master key receiving aperture, a master key identifier, a processor in communication with the master key identifier, and a feedback module. The processor is configured to access a database defining a plurality of ...


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Michael A Mueller, George Lynn Hagen, Scott Basham, Mark Tarter, Ryan Hamblin, Carl Ito, Kenneth C Booth: Key blank and carrier adapted for positioning a key blank in a cutter during bit cutting. The Hillman Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, September 19, 2017: US09764393 (2 worldwide citation)

Implementations of key blank carriers or key blanks with a standard reference features may include alignment features on a key blank head, key blank tip, a key blank carrier coupled to a key blank sleeve and/or a key blank sleeve, and any feature directly attached to any portion of the key that may ...


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Michael A Mueller, George Lynn Hagen, Scott Basham, Mark Tarter, Ryan Hamblin, Carl Ito, Kenneth C Booth: Key blank and carrier adapted for positioning a key blank in a cutter during bit cutting. The Hillman Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, March 7, 2017: US09586272 (2 worldwide citation)

Implementations of key blank carriers or key blanks with a standard reference features may include alignment features on a key blank head, key blank tip, a key blank carrier coupled to a key blank sleeve and/or a key blank sleeve, and any feature directly attached to any portion of the key that may ...


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Almblad Robert: Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double-sided keys.. Almblad Robert, April 25, 1990: EP0365032-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

First and second cutter head assemblies each include a key follower positioned at a first elevation and a spaced apart cutting wheel positioned at a second elevation. The key followers trace the bitted surfaces of a master key while the cutting wheels move with the key followers and duplicate bitted ...


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Michael A Mueller, George Lynn Hagen, Scott Basham, Mark Tarter, Ryan Hamblin, Carl Ito, Kenneth C Booth: Automated key duplication system and method. The Hillman Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 20, 2018: US09895752

An automated key duplication system that includes a system housing, a key identification system, a key cutting system, a key blank storage system, a key blank transfer assembly, and a duplicated key retrieval opening is disclosed. The key identification system may be housed at least partially within ...


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Almblad Robert E, Mueller Mike A, Heredia George L: Methode et appareil pour aligner et tailler des cles simples ou doubles, Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double-sided keys. Axxess Entry Technologies, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, January 7, 1997: CA2147515

First and second cutter head assemblies each include a key follower positioned at a first elevation and a spaced apart cutting wheel positioned at a second elevation. The key followers trace the bitted surfaces of a master key while the cutting wheels move with the key followers and duplicate bitted ...


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Almblad Robert, Heredia George, Mueller Mike A: Methode et appareil pour aligner et tailler les cles dun cote ou des deux, Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double-sided keys. Almblad Robert, Heredia George, Mueller Mike A, Axxess Entry Technologies, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, May 6, 1997: CA2001084

First and second cutter head assemblies each include a key follower positioned at a first elevation and a spaced apart cutting wheel positioned at a second elevation. The key followers trace the bitted surfaces of a master key while the cutting wheels move with the key followers and duplicate bitted ...


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Almblad Robert: Method and apparatus for aligning and cutting single-sided and double-sided keys. Almblad Robert, WATKINS Thomas G III, May 17, 1990: WO/1990/004916

First and second cutter head assemblies each include a key follower positioned at a first elevation and a spaced apart cutting wheel positioned at a second elevation. The key followers trace the bitted surfaces of a master key while the cutting wheels move with the key followers and duplicate bitted ...