Patents by Inventor Aloys J. Smahlik

Aloys J. Smahlik has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4856929
    Abstract: An interior clamping device for tubular poles which includes a driver disposed in one tubular member with a tapered end portion projecting outwardly from the tubular member. An expandable sleeve is disposed in a second tubular member. Locking means removably secure the driver to the sleeve by a fastener so that when the driver is rotated in one direction the expandable sleeve is moved radially outwardly against the inner surface of the tube to lock the tubes together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1989
    Assignee: Steccone Products Co.
    Inventors: Aloys J. Smahlik, Michael A. Smahlik, Richard D. Phipps