Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Tilt action fastener










Image Number 6 for United States Patent #6554554.

A threaded fastener arranged to engage with a threaded shaft and tighten an object to the shaft by stretching the threaded shaft approximately parallel to its own axis. The threaded fastener is arranged so that when screwed on to the shaft the contacting surface are not parallel, thereby leaving a gap. The threaded fastener further comprises a tilting means of levering the surfaces away from one another and enlarging the gap between the surfaces. The tilting means may comprise an additional threaded shaft being threaded into an additional threaded aperture in the fastener or a ball bearing located in a groove on the surface of the fastened and contacting the surface of the object. The tilting means stretches the threaded shaft without bending the bolt requiring far less torque for stretching than a conventional nut and bolt tightened with a wrench.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Signal judgment method, signal judgment apparatus, program, and signal judgment system
5-HT.sub.3 receptor modulators, methods of making, and use thereof
System and method of supplying an electrical system with direct current
Power collecting device, power measuring device, and power collecting method
Analog-to-digital converter with input voltage biasing DC level of resonant oscillator
Communication apparatus, communication method, and communication system
Method and apparatus for detection of LVDT core fallout condition
  Randomly Featured Patents
Laser aligned robotic machining system for use in rebuilding heavy machinery
Leak detector valve assembly
Microsprayers for use in irrigation
Methods and systems for monitoring components using radio frequency identification
DC Arc furnace having a shielded arc
Paper cassette
De-noising digital radiological images
Heatsink attachment mechanism
Process for production of the maleic anhydride adduct of a liquid polymer
Retinoid receptor agonists for promoting hair growth and/or retarding hair loss