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Van Gompel; James J.
Fremont, IN
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
4801228 Bandable cargo restraining device January 31, 1989
A device for securely restraining cargo during transport, comprising a generally planar platform member supported in spaced relation from an underlying floor, and having an upper load bearing surface for receiving a cargo load thereupon, and an upright member being adjoined to one end of
4756651 Cargo restraining device for palletized loads July 12, 1988
A cargo restraining device for a palletized load including a platform with a pallet crosstie reception slot for receiving a pallet with a load of cargo thereon, and a vertical frame at one end of the platform. A handle is pivotally secured to the frame and connected to a horizontally
4529345 Cargo restraining device for high density loading of shipping drums July 16, 1985
A device for securely restraining open head shipping drums during vehicular transport. The device comprises a platform member supported in spaced relation from an underlying floor, and having an upper load bearing surface for receiving a cargo load of open head shipping drums thereupon.
4403556 Drum retainer September 13, 1983
The drum retainer includes a platform for supporting a plurality of drums thereon in an upright condition. A hold-down mechanism extends upright from the platform with the drums arranged circumferentially relative thereto. The hold-down mechanism engages the tops of the drums and pro
4350359 Side car attachment for a motorcycle September 21, 1982
A side car attachment for a motorcycle including a wheeled frame which is attached to the motorcycle frame forward of the engine by a single or primary hitch coupling. The wheeled frame extends laterally outward from the hitch coupling and then rearwardly on one or both sides of the
4317645 Cargo retainer March 2, 1982
A cargo retainer having a floor contacting member provided with an upwardly facing load bearing surface and an upright member secured adjacent to one end of the floor contacting member is provided with a floor piercing element. The floor piercing element is movably mounted adjacent to th
4277211 Manually operated adjustable retainer July 7, 1981
An adjustable retainer for use simultaneously with various widths of cargo has four identical retainer sections, a first and a second section being disposed along the length of one side of a cargo carrying vehicle and a third and a fourth being disposed along the opposite side of the veh
4160531 Apparatus and methods for untelescoping and rewinding reels of sheet material such as steel July 10, 1979
Coil material such as reels of steel become telescoped when they are shipped or handled and a very difficult problem is presented to move them back to the original desired condition. Also, it is necessary to rewind coils of steel reels so that they are tightly wound. The present inventio
4141117 Releasing tool for use with a releasable cone lock February 27, 1979
A tool for releasing cone locks which can generally be moved in only a single direction on a cable or rod wherein the tool is provided with a portion that can be inserted into the lock to engage and release the locking mechanism such that the lock can be removed from the cable or rod
4057274 Method and apparatus for bracing and securing doors November 8, 1977
An apparatus for bracing and securing entrance doors to a storage area has a bracing means detachably connected within the storage area adjacent the door. A free end of a retainer member is aligned through an aperture in the door and pushed into a locking means mounted adjacent the apert
4022292 Portable tree stand or crows nest May 10, 1977
A portable tree stand which can be used for hunting or other purposes and which can be pushed to any desired height with the use of a pole which fits into a receptacle and includes a pair of rollers mounted at an angle on one side of the tree and a roller locking claw on the other side o
4010788 Bolt seal March 8, 1977
A bolt seal for securing hasps on trailer truck doors and/or rail car doors which utilizes a round or oval head bolt which extends through the hasps and upon which a nut is threaded. The nut is threaded onto the bolt until it is tight and then a hollow tube is used to bend the bolt sharp
3998167 Method and apparatus for bracing freight December 21, 1976
An apparatus for bracing items of freight on the loading platform of a freight carrying vehicle has a rod or cable tie-down having one end connected to an anchor on the loading platform. The opposite end of the tie-down is positioned through an aperture in a frame member of the item
3975040 Snap ring lock seal August 17, 1976
A snap ring lock which utilizes a bolt or cable that can be extended through hasps and which has a locking portion formed with tapered grooves spaced predetermined distances apart and receivable in a cylindrical member having a plurality of snap rings spaced therein at predetermined

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