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Number: 242/370
Name: Winding, tensioning, or guiding > Reeling device
Description: Apparatus or method capable of repeatedly winding and unwinding an elongated material on a spool or similar support mounted on a frame, usually by power applied by a drive mechanism, to either rotate a spool or orbit a guide about a stationary spool.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
242/387 Axial unwinding 32
242/223 Fishing rod reel 73
242/388.9 Material stored in loops or variable-size coils 31
242/388 Multiple windings 66
242/396 With brake 28
242/386 With orbital wrapping guide 31
242/389 With particular drive (e.g., ratchet drive, motor drive) 28
242/398 With particular frame or frame carrier 61
242/397 With particular guide or guard 79
242/407 With particular spool 172
242/371 With spring motor 43

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8684390 Retractable tow strap apparatus Apr. 1, 2014
8590181 Iron and a method thereof Nov. 26, 2013
8556884 Compact catheter assembly Oct. 15, 2013
8506758 System for guiding web patching using a re-reeler Aug. 13, 2013
8500054 Infusion set improvements Aug. 6, 2013
8361263 Method for protecting a display facility Jan. 29, 2013
8360371 Hose and cable management system Jan. 29, 2013
8262009 System for electrical cable management in limited rotation applications Sep. 11, 2012
8210459 Cable or cord winder Jul. 3, 2012
7786693 Method for braking a running metal strip and unit for carrying out the method Aug. 31, 2010
7698037 Seatbelt device for vehicle Apr. 13, 2010
7424985 Helical pretensioner Sep. 16, 2008
7364108 Connection structure and reel Apr. 29, 2008
6629658 Fishing line winding device Oct. 7, 2003
6585182 Ratcheted hand held fishing reel Jul. 1, 2003
6372988 Seamless flat-round conductive cable for a retractable cord reel Apr. 16, 2002
6170418 Method and arrangement for transmitting yarn-specific data during rewinding processes for producing two-thread lock stitch seams which are to be documented Jan. 9, 2001
5906170 Automatically length adjustable water ski tow rope May. 25, 1999
5853334 Practice driving device for golfers Dec. 29, 1998
5667874 Embossed tape with oblique housing portions for packaging parts Sep. 16, 1997
5102061 Brushless electric signal transmitting rotary device Apr. 7, 1992
5056612 Device for guiding the movement on the ground of a self-driven machine Oct. 15, 1991
5005777 Seat belt retractor with an electric motor Apr. 9, 1991
4681482 Rollable temporary roadway and apparatus for rolling up an installed temporary roadway Jul. 21, 1987
4163526 Cable storage assembly for scanning apparatus Aug. 7, 1979
4070047 Device for the unwinding and winding up of a web roll Jan. 24, 1978

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