Patents by Inventor James D. Cox, Jr.

James D. Cox, 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: 4577522
    Abstract: A rotary hand tool driven by reciprocal thrusts of a handle in which reciprocal motion is caused by extensions from a rotating shaft assembly engaged with elongated, axially spaced helical slots in a housing coaxial with the shaft and fixed to the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1984
    Date of Patent: March 25, 1986
    Inventor: James D. Cox, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4249617
    Abstract: A rotary torque producing tool having a pistol grip handle with a manually grippable and displaceable part, a rotary tool operating shaft, clutch members mounted for rotation in surrounding relation to the shaft and being operatively connected to the displaceable handle part for rotation of the clutch members upon gripping of the handle and part, the drive means providing rotation of the clutch members in opposite directions about the shaft upon gripping displacement of the handle part, and means selectively engaging the clutch members and shaft for obtaining optional direction of rotation of the shaft. The drive structure includes a barrel member mounted for longitudinal reciprocation coaxially of the shaft and being formed with a pair of reversely configured spiral cams which are operatively connected by cam followers to the clutch members. The clutch members are formed to provide unidirectional driving connections to the shaft, i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1979
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1981
    Inventor: James D. Cox, Jr.