Patents by Inventor Benjamin W. Hughes, Jr.

Benjamin W. Hughes, Jr. 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: 4459881
    Abstract: A tool for stripping and coring a coaxial cable includes a cutter holder, an axially elongated cutter mounted on the holder and projecting outwardly from it, and a guide member supported on the cutter holder outwardly of and in coaxial alignment with the outer end of the cutter for cooperating with the cutter to support the tool on and in coaxial alignment with the end portion of an associated cable. The cutter has a coring portion at its outer end which includes at least one cutting edge for cutting away the end portion of the cable core. A stripping portion spaced axially inwardly of the coring portion has a cutting edge for cutting away the outer sheath on the cable. A handle portion is provided for manually rotating the tool relative to an associated cable and is removable to expose a shank of the cutter for chucking in a rotary power tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1981
    Date of Patent: July 17, 1984
    Inventor: Benjamin W. Hughes, Jr.