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Number: 402/40
Name: Binder device releasably engaging aperture or notch of sheet > Sheet retainer travels arcuate path > Travel in plane perpendicular to axis of rotation > Opposed sheet retainers (e.g., ring binders, etc.) > Hinged on spaced axes > Toggle-type arrangement > Including abutting mated components > Toggle and adjacent retainers of one-piece rod
Description: Device wherein a first sheet retainer, a second sheet retainer and at least one body component of the toggle joint are made of a continuous, elongated member.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7690855 Binding tool for documents or the like Apr. 6, 2010
RE38731 Ring binder May. 3, 2005
6540260 Photograph album page, spine and system Apr. 1, 2003
6293722 Binder Mechanism Sep. 25, 2001
6276862 Binder mechanism Aug. 21, 2001
6217247 Ring binder mechanism Apr. 17, 2001
6196749 Loose-leaf binder Mar. 6, 2001
RE34593 Loose-leaf notebook construction Apr. 26, 1994
4522526 Ring mechanism for loose leaf binders and method of manufacture therefor Jun. 11, 1985

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