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Number: 411/116
Name: Expanded, threaded, driven, headed, tool-deformed, or locked-threaded fastener > Threaded fastener locked to a discreet structure (e.g., plate, rail, wheel) > Fastener, or coaxial adjunct therefor, having sidewardly facing flat or formation engaged by portion of member (e.g., side lock)
Description: Device wherein the other element, or at least one of the plurality thereof, comprises a member which engages the substructure and which has at least one portion for contacting (a) either at least one planar, side surface of a plural-sided bolt head or nut or at least one formation (e.g., a corner formed by the junction of adjacent side surfaces, a tooth, etc.) on the side of a bolt head or nut or (b) a corresponding flat side or sidewardly facing formation on a second, other (i.e., an additional) element which is located on the axis of, and is caused to turn with, the bolt head or nut, which additional element substitutes for the bolt head or nut insofar as engagement with the member is concerned.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
411/117 Adjunct carried flat or formaton 4
411/118 And thread lock coupling complementary fasteners 2
411/129 Member engages inwardly facing surface of bolt head or nut 6
411/119 Member having opening or notch engaging a bolt head or nut on two sides 54
411/122 Member having portion (e.g., tab) deformable in situ into engagement with flat or formation 16
411/128 Member, or portion thereof, comprises movable pawl 9
411/125 Sheet metal member having resilient pawl distorted therefrom 4

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8215884 Connector for use in high vibration environment Jul. 10, 2012
7993086 High crown anti-rotation bolt Aug. 9, 2011
7704028 Bore serration for locking threaded inserts against rotation Apr. 27, 2010
7246978 Nut retaining apparatus and nut holder Jul. 24, 2007
6896463 Spindle nut retainer May. 24, 2005
6364587 Device for preventing anti-rotation of a fastening element Apr. 2, 2002
5803687 Self-tightening compression clip Sep. 8, 1998
5709116 Hydraulic crimper and bolt assembly Jan. 20, 1998
5570499 Bolt-tightened type coupling Nov. 5, 1996
5526913 Low profile manual adjustment mechanism for a friction torque device Jun. 18, 1996
5492446 Self-aligning variable stator vane Feb. 20, 1996
4873804 Drywall frame compression anchor assembly and frame Oct. 17, 1989
4789286 Fitting for channel-shaped framing members Dec. 6, 1988
4767371 Inflatable buoyancy oilskin jacket Aug. 30, 1988
4661030 Adjustable fastener for bumper bar Apr. 28, 1987
4637641 Assembly means for standardized mechanical joint for pipeline appurtenances Jan. 20, 1987
4618272 Device for fixing a thrust bearing Oct. 21, 1986
4377360 Channel nut and method of making same Mar. 22, 1983
4341053 Built-in connector element for sandwich type compound panels Jul. 27, 1982
4325178 Screw anchoring device and method Apr. 20, 1982
4283091 Shock proof fastener assembly for vehicle wheels and other applications Aug. 11, 1981
4283091 Shock proof fastener assembly for vehicle wheels and other applications Aug. 11, 1981
4263952 Fastener for metal framing Apr. 28, 1981
4210372 Retainer for bearing lock nut Jul. 1, 1980
4191235 Holding devices Mar. 4, 1980
4183387 T-Bolt adapter Jan. 15, 1980
4113227 Cam lock with vertical plunger Sep. 12, 1978
4106541 Quick acting coupling Aug. 15, 1978
4074491 Clip shock mount Feb. 21, 1978
4046481 Gland nut retaining means Sep. 6, 1977
4017946 Lock screw for rigging connector or the like Apr. 19, 1977

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