Outlet, switched extension cord

- Woods Industries, Inc.

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Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an outlet, switched extension cord;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged, partial view, of the extension cord of FIG. 1, illustrating a single plug, a single switch, and three outlet connectors;

FIG. 3 is a top view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is a right side view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 5 is a front end view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 7 is a left side view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 8 is a rear end view of the plug of FIG. 2;

FIG. 9 is a top view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 10 is a right side view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 11 is a front end view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 12 is a bottom view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 13 is a is a left side view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 14 is a rear end view of the switch of FIG. 2;

FIG. 15 is a top view and a bottom view of each of the three connectors of FIG. 2;

FIG. 16 is a right side view and a left side view of each of the connectors of FIG. 2;

FIG. 17 is a front end view of each of the connectors of FIG. 2;

FIG. 18 is a rear view of the farthest right connector of FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 19 is a rear view of each of the left two connectors of FIG. 2.

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Other references

  • Gilbert switched cord set on p. 154 of Home Lighting and Accessories, Oct. 1992.

Patent History

Patent number: D362229
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 16, 1993
Date of Patent: Sep 12, 1995
Assignee: Woods Industries, Inc. (Carmel, IN)
Inventor: Steven R. Moses (Carmel, IN)
Primary Examiner: Joel Sincavage
Law Firm: McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Application Number: 0/9,620

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D13/142; D13/140