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Number: 16/260
Name: Miscellaneous hardware > Hinge > Having means to facilitate assembly and disassembly of hinge sections to join or disjoin hinged members > Separation of pivotal contacting surfaces
Description: Hinge wherein the two hinge portions which may be assembled or disassembled include respective surface areas which are engaged during assembly or disengaged during disassembly, wherein sliding or pivotal contact between the surface areas is manifested during swinging of a hinged member* about the hinge axis.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
16/265 Axially shifting hinge sections 42
16/261 Having movable or removable connector 72
16/267 Hook and pin 105
16/268 Hook in aperture 60
16/269 Hook to hook 17

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
5255965 Waterproof stereo cover assembly with hinge providing multiple stop positions Oct. 26, 1993
5195648 Molded snap-together connector Mar. 23, 1993
5167135 Safety lockout adapter and coupling member used therefor Dec. 1, 1992
5111503 Portable telephone set May. 5, 1992
5070577 Seperable hinge Dec. 10, 1991
5048154 Hood hinge Sep. 17, 1991
5038437 Folding seat hinge assembly Aug. 13, 1991
5018951 Portable electrical fan May. 28, 1991
5008975 Hinge device Apr. 23, 1991
5005458 Low cost punch mechanism Apr. 9, 1991
5004287 Locking device for removable tailgate assembly Apr. 2, 1991
4976006 Furniture hinge Dec. 11, 1990
4930183 Canopy-support hinge device Jun. 5, 1990
4888854 Folding seat hinge assembly with quick disconnect Dec. 26, 1989
4852213 Releasable extruded hinge Aug. 1, 1989
4840514 Manhole assembly with T-shaped hinge Jun. 20, 1989
4827568 Visible 180 degrees hinge May. 9, 1989
4790504 Display support mechanism Dec. 13, 1988
4756055 Hinge joint Jul. 12, 1988
4724579 Hinge including slots and tabs structure Feb. 16, 1988
4696412 Hinge construction for container covers Sep. 29, 1987
4654931 Hinge device with brake spring for tilting windows Apr. 7, 1987
4598889 Hinge arrangement for model aircraft Jul. 8, 1986
4530412 Vehicle hood support and secondary latch Jul. 23, 1985
4492215 Outdoor portable charcoal gas grill Jan. 8, 1985
4383488 Foldable stool May. 17, 1983
4372007 Releaseable hinge mechanism Feb. 8, 1983
4345697 Separable hinge assembly for a cover Aug. 24, 1982
4345354 Hinge mechanism Aug. 24, 1982
4330219 Upper cover for line printer May. 18, 1982
4079498 Method for hingedly assembling members Mar. 21, 1978

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