Folding blade assembly

Description

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a folding blade assembly showing our new design with the blades in a folded position;

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof with the blades in an extended position; and,

FIG. 3 is an enlarged perspective view of the folding blade, the housing being omitted for ease of illustration.

The rear of the folding blade assembly forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History

Patent number: D428862
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 25, 1998
Date of Patent: Aug 1, 2000
Assignee: International Components Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Inventors: John A. Queffelec (Carol Stream, IL), Craig M. Cors (Aurora, IL), Francis J. Saliga (Berwyn, IL)
Primary Examiner: Adir Aronovich
Law Firm: Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery
Application Number: 0/92,723

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Casing Or Enclosure Not Elsewhere Specified (D13/184); Battery Charger (D13/107)
International Classification: 1303;