Patents Represented by Law Firm Mann, Brown, McWilliams & Bradway
  • Patent number: 3933252
    Abstract: An uncoupling lever assembly for railroad cars that includes an uncoupling lever with an improved slideway arrangement for accommodating extension and contraction of the lever assembly, which lever assembly comprises a handle section and a lock lifter section each including an elongate rectilinear bar. The handle section bar has an operating handle affixed to one end of same for pivotal connection to the car and the lock lifter section bar has a lock lifter rod member affixed to one end of same having a hook eye adapted for application to the coupler lock lifter. The lock lifter bar has secured to one side of same adjacent its other end a single elongate tubular member that defines a single slideway for the lever assembly having self-lubricating antifriction characteristics in which the handle section bar is slidably received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 1974
    Date of Patent: January 20, 1976
    Assignee: Holland Company
    Inventors: Richard F. Murphy, Osvaldo F. Chierici
  • Patent number: 3932010
    Abstract: A flush pull arrangement for office furniture and the like, and specifically, for use in connection with office furniture drawers and doors, in which the drawer or door front panel is formed with a quadrilateral opening to receive a quadrilateral open centered trim piece that is flanged about its forwardly facing side for fitting flush up against the front panel front surface, and that has opposed ridges coplanar therewith, on two opposed rails thereof, and along the rearwardly facing side of the trim piece, proportioned for snap fitting into the front panel opening. The front panel opening is formed on two opposed sides of same with a pair of opposed centering tabs that cooperate with correspondingly located notches formed in the rearward side of the trim piece, on the other pair of rails thereof, for centering the trim piece in the panel opening, and with which the trim piece has snap fit relation in applying the trim piece to the front panel opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1975
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1976
    Assignee: All-Steel, Inc.
    Inventor: Max H. Kenworthy