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Number: 24/437
Name: Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc. > Slit closing means including guides on opposite edges of slit and slidable bridging component
Description: Subject matter comprising means which either pulls together or covers an elongated opening in the structure-to-be-secured*, and includes (a) guides located on the opposite longitudinal edges of the opening, and (b) a component which contacts both opposed guides and slides thereon when moving to or from a position where it extends across the gap between the longitudinal edges of the opening to shut or cover it.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
24/440 Having bridging components attached in series along carrying element 2
24/441 Having separate, independently movable, bridging components 2
24/439 Including structure linking and allowing variations in separation between opposite-guide-contacting portions of component 4
24/438 With hand-actuated lever for shifting bridging component 7

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8186881 Reservoir closure system and method May. 29, 2012
8116477 Fit adjuster for a neckband type headset Feb. 14, 2012
8043005 Reservoir closure system and method Oct. 25, 2011
7536758 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials May. 26, 2009
7424889 Carbon dioxide absorber canister attachment Sep. 16, 2008
7401679 Adaptor for mounting a sound tube in an earpiece Jul. 22, 2008
6769157 Safety guard for seat belt buckle release Aug. 3, 2004
6654989 Synthetic resin attachment for clothes and belongings Dec. 2, 2003
6490769 Slider for a closing band, advantageously of plastic Dec. 10, 2002
6393674 Closure device for clothing, footwear and luggage items and the like May. 28, 2002
6094786 Slide fastener slider and mold for die-casting the same Aug. 1, 2000
6059456 Reclosable profile arrangement using slidable closure strip May. 9, 2000
6035496 Linear profile, which is self-sealing by mechanical engagement Mar. 14, 2000
5991982 Slider for slide fastener Nov. 30, 1999
5581057 Elevator car for an open elevator shaft Dec. 3, 1996
5551129 Slider of a zipper Sep. 3, 1996
4979702 Apparatus for opening and closing a sealed slot Dec. 25, 1990
4941238 Slide fasteners and the like Jul. 17, 1990
4667377 Slide fastener with a pair of intermeshable top ends stops May. 26, 1987
4624032 Slide fastener slider with detachable pull tab Nov. 25, 1986
4576307 Separable elements held together by a sliding latch Mar. 18, 1986
4520534 Sliding closure assemblies Jun. 4, 1985
4513484 Seam closure device Apr. 30, 1985
3983878 Surgical appliance Oct. 5, 1976

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