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Number: 188/65.5
Name: Brakes > Strand > Tortuous grip > Adjustable
Description: Devices wherein a part of the tortuous brake structure is adjustable to vary the applied frictional force or grip.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8365877 Abseiling device Feb. 5, 2013
8100231 Self-locking descender with disengageable handle Jan. 24, 2012
7533871 Rope control apparatus May. 19, 2009
7108099 Personal safety methods and apparatus Sep. 19, 2006
7007777 Thread brake and textile machines and thread feed devices equipped therewith Mar. 7, 2006
6732833 Descender with two-way locking lever May. 11, 2004
6446753 Method and apparatus for traversing a flexible member Sep. 10, 2002
6378650 Force limiting rope brake Apr. 30, 2002
6155384 Break-fall device with improved braking Dec. 5, 2000
6029777 Descender Feb. 29, 2000
5954153 Descender Sep. 21, 1999
5850893 Self-locking descender for a rope with an operating lever Dec. 22, 1998
5597052 Descender Jan. 28, 1997
5295559 Reversible frictional brake for use with rope or the like Mar. 22, 1994
5145036 Self controlled safety descent retarder Sep. 8, 1992
5145028 Life-saving device for people in tall buildings Sep. 8, 1992
5131491 Descent controller Jul. 21, 1992
5076400 Self-jamming safety device for a rope Dec. 31, 1991
5058706 Safety controller for high-building escapee Oct. 22, 1991
5054577 Self-jamming descender for a rope with two jamming positions Oct. 8, 1991
5038888 Descent controller Aug. 13, 1991
4883146 Descent control device with deadman brake Nov. 28, 1989
4596314 Descender Jun. 24, 1986
4515240 Personal safety device May. 7, 1985
4494629 Lowering device and method Jan. 22, 1985
4476956 Slide for frictional engagement with flexible descent line Oct. 16, 1984
4474262 Descent with manually operable brake Oct. 2, 1984
4399889 Load lowering apparatus Aug. 23, 1983
4223761 Apparatus for descending a rope Sep. 23, 1980
4184567 Fire escape device with rope loop clamp Jan. 22, 1980
4157127 Fire escape Jun. 5, 1979
4114726 Fire escape devices Sep. 19, 1978
4102431 Emergency personnel lowering apparatus Jul. 25, 1978
4054188 Rope stop and holding device Oct. 18, 1977
4027876 Exercising apparatus Jun. 7, 1977











 
 
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