Slide-bearing Lubricators Patents (Class 184/100)
  • Patent number: 10309408
    Abstract: A bearing structure includes a heat dissipating fan using the same. The bearing structure comprises a body which has a first surface, a second surface, and an inclined grease guiding surface. The first surface is provided with a shaft hole penetrating through the body. The inclined grease guiding surface is sloped on the first surface. Two end edges of the inclined grease guiding surface individually connect the first surface and the shaft hole. The bearing structure disposed in the heat dissipating fan can prevent the grease from leaking and increase the storage capacity for the grease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Asia Vital Components (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Meng Shen
  • Patent number: 10107336
    Abstract: An oil supply device provided on a slider main body of a linear motion guide device includes: a storing member; an applicator; and a container. In the container, a storing member accommodation portion and an applicator accommodation portion are provided to be arranged in an up-down direction. A communication hole for guiding the lubricant from the storing member accommodation portion to the applicator accommodation portion is formed in the up-down direction in a partition portion which partitions the applicator accommodation portion and the storing member accommodation portion. The communication hole includes a small diameter portion which is positioned on the applicator accommodation portion side and a large diameter portion which is positioned on the storing member accommodation portion side. The storing member includes a protrusion portion capable of fitting into the large diameter portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventor: Nobuaki Yamagishi
  • Patent number: 8925688
    Abstract: The lubrication nozzle comprises a nozzle body provided with a lubricant supply channel, and at least two spray heads each comprising an outlet orifice in communication with the supply channel. The nozzle also comprises at least one adjustment means on which a first one of the spray heads is placed so as to modify the spacing between the outlet orifices of the said spray heads when there is an eccentric rotation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Aktiebolaget SKF
    Inventors: Thierry Bois, Regis Page, Kilian Tisserand
  • Patent number: 8905908
    Abstract: A lubricant supplying method for supplying a lubricant to a sliding portion between a cylindrical rotatable member for use in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus and a supporting member for slidably supporting an inner peripheral surface at one end side of the rotatable member with respect to a rotational axis direction of the rotatable member, includes a step of engaging the supporting member, including a hollow portion and an opening which communicates with the hollow portion and is provided at a position in which the opening opposes the sliding portion, with the rotatable member at the one end side; and a step of supplying the lubricant from the hollow portion toward the sliding portion through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Minoru Matsuguma, Jun Miyamoto, Kenji Matsuda, Akira Higeta
  • Patent number: 8703661
    Abstract: Components, turbochargers, and methods of forming components are provided. In an embodiment, by way of example only, a method of forming a component is provided. The method includes applying a plurality of coated particles to a substrate, wherein each coated particle comprises a solid film lubricant particle and a layer surrounding an entire surface of the solid film lubricant particle, each solid film lubricant particle comprises at least one compound, and the layer comprises a coating material having a greater resistance to oxidation than the compound when subjected to a predetermined processing temperature and heating the substrate to the predetermined processing temperature to form a portion of a coating over the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Reza Oboodi, James Piascik, Bjoern Schenk
  • Patent number: 8082814
    Abstract: A ball screw device includes a ball nut rotatably engaged onto a screw shaft for forming a gap between the ball nut and the screw shaft and for receiving a lubricating oil and for forming a helical raceway between the ball nut and the screw shaft, a number of bearing members engaged between the ball nut and the screw shaft and in the helical raceway, and a forcing device includes a barrel having an outer helical member for forming a helical channel and for receiving the lubricating oil, and for forcing the lubricating oil to flow into the gap between the ball nut and the screw shaft and to effectively lubricate the bearing members when the barrel is rotated relative to the screw shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Hiwin Technologies Corp.
    Inventors: Zong Sian Jiang, Xin He Chen, Wuteng Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20110299803
    Abstract: A washer, including a central axial hole, a first oil retainer, and at least one oil-storage groove. The central axial hole allows a motor shaft to pass therethrough. The first oil retainer is formed on one side of the washer. The oil-storage groove is disposed on the surface of the first oil retainer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2011
    Publication date: December 8, 2011
    Applicant: Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yingcheng LI, Shen ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20110245054
    Abstract: A lubricant supplying method for supplying a lubricant to a sliding portion between a cylindrical rotatable member for use in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus and a supporting member for slidably supporting an inner peripheral surface at one end side of the rotatable member with respect to a rotational axis direction of the rotatable member, includes a step of engaging the supporting member, including a hollow portion and an opening which communicates with the hollow portion and is provided at a position in which the opening opposes the sliding portion, with the rotatable member at the one end side; and a step of supplying the lubricant from the hollow portion toward the sliding portion through the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Minoru Matsuguma, Jun Miyamoto, Kenji Matsuda, Akira Higeta
  • Patent number: 7849970
    Abstract: Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a system for cooling bearing of a shaft of a motor, comprising: an oil sump adapted to collect oil that contacts a bearing enclosed within the sump; and a heat exchanger physically separated from the sump and the bearing, the heat exchanger adapted to be in fluid communication with the sump and the bearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott Kreitzer, Mark Hodowanec, Warren G. Holter, Jason Obermeyer
  • Patent number: 7766552
    Abstract: A bearing lubricating device, reducing the manufacturing cost and facilitating the dimensional control and the assembly process, comprises a casing provided around an outer ring rotating relatively to a support shaft; and a lubricating member provided in the casing, which is, after the casing has been fitted over the outer periphery of the outer ring, in contact with the outer ring to apply a lubricant contained in the lubricating member to the outer periphery of the outer ring. When the casing is fitted around the outer ring, the lubricating member is in contact with the outer ring in a position either on a line, that extends in parallel to a tangent passing through a contact point between the outer ring and a supported item borne on the outer ring and passes through the center of the outer ring, or on the opposite side of the line to the contact point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Nippon Thompson Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takaaki Tsuboi, Eiji Ida
  • Publication number: 20100155179
    Abstract: A lubricant filling assembly adaptive to various transmissions used in manufacturing processes for such as semiconductor equipments, LCD equipments and other automatic equipments. In practical use, the lubricant filling assembly is attached to surface of a transmission for providing a lubricant so as to enhance working efficiency of the transmission by reducing component friction and operational noise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 24, 2010
    Inventors: Chien-Cheng Lin, Po-Chin Su
  • Patent number: 7650806
    Abstract: A ring-like lubricant supply device 6 is fitted into a recess 4 of a nut member 2. The lubricant supply device 6 contains a lubricant and is formed in an outer peripheral surface with notches 7. Tubular members 8 each having an outer diameter larger than the diameter of the notch 7 are inserted into the notches, pushing and widening the notches 7 in a circumferential direction. One end of the tubular member 8 is fitted into a recess 9b of a retaining ring 9 and the retaining ring 9 is fixed to a nut member 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Tsukada, Soichiro Kato
  • Publication number: 20090200115
    Abstract: The device lubricates a sail edge channel, such as a luff channel in a luff channel extrusion fitted to a forestay of a sloop. The device comprises a slide arranged for insertion into and for sliding along the channel and a reservoir for containing a lubricant. A web connects the slide to the reservoir and extends from the slide out of the sail edge channel so that the slide can slide in the channel with the reservoir outside the sail edge channel. A passageway extends from the reservoir and through the web to at least two outlets from the slide arranged at different angular positions around the slide. The lubricant can be expelled from the reservoir into the passageway so that the lubricant is expelled from the outlets into the sail edge channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2008
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Inventors: Keith Williams, Charles Jeremy Hannah
  • Publication number: 20080135338
    Abstract: A pneumatic tool includes a housing of a cylinder, a rotor and at least a blade. The housing of the cylinder has an inner wall. The rotor is disposed inside the housing of the cylinder. The rotor has at least a slit. The blade is movably inserted into the slit. The blade includes a solid lubricant, at least an oil-bearing trough and a counterweight. The solid lubricant is disposed on a contacting surface near the inner wall. When the blade is flung out from the slit, the solid lubricant is against the inner wall. The oil-bearing trough is disposed on the contacting surface for storing oil to lubricate the contacting surface and the inner wall. The counterweight is disposed inside the blade near the inner wall for increasing a force to fling the blade out from the slit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2007
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yuan-Ching Lin, Min-Chih Wen
  • Publication number: 20070251764
    Abstract: A bearing lubricating device, reducing the manufacturing cost and facilitating the dimensional control and the assembly process, comprises a casing provided around an outer ring rotating relatively to a support shaft; and a lubricating member provided in the casing, which is, after the casing has been fitted over the outer periphery of the outer ring, in contact with the outer ring to apply a lubricant contained in the lubricating member to the outer periphery of the outer ring. When the casing is fitted around the outer ring, the lubricating member is in contact with the outer ring in a position either on a line, that extends in parallel to a tangent passing through a contact point between the outer ring and a supported item borne on the outer ring and passes through the center of the outer ring, or on the opposite side of the line to the contact point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2007
    Publication date: November 1, 2007
    Inventors: Takaaki Tsuboi, Eiji Ida
  • Patent number: 6843549
    Abstract: A lubricating system includes a flexible, nominally planar lubricating structure including first and second end regions and a central region positioned therebetween. The lubricating structure is impregnated with a lubricating fluid and is adapted for securement to a printhead carriage only at said first and second end regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2005
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Elmer Samov Cajigas, Wade Antoine Powell, Rick Minoru Tanaka
  • Patent number: 6401867
    Abstract: A lubricant supplying unit preferable for a linear motion apparatus such as a linear guide unit and a ball screw unit, always capable of coating all rolling body rolling grooves formed on a track shaft with an equal amount of lubricant regardless of a difference in the mounting posture of the track shaft with respect to a fixing unit, is provided. A lubricant supplying system for achieving such an object comprises a casing fixed to the slide member, a plurality of coating pieces which are protruded from plural positions of the casing so that they are in contact with the track shaft for coating the track shaft with lubricant and a lubricant accommodating chamber provided in the casing for supplying lubricant to the coating piece, wherein the plurality of the coating pieces are divided to groups consisting of one or two or more adjacent coating pieces and the lubricant accommodating chambers is formed for each of the groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2002
    Assignee: THK Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Michioka, Mitsuaki Honma
  • Patent number: 6125968
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lubricating oil supply system provided in a rolling guide apparatus with which a track shaft and a slide member are engaged through a rolling element such as a ball or a roller, and lubricating a rolling surface of the rolling element formed on the rolling element or the track shaft, and more particularly to an improvement for securely performing a lubrication of the rolling guide apparatus by a simple and inexpensive structure. The lubricating oil supply system comprises a supply member impregnating the lubricating oil, fixed to the slide member and applying the lubricating oil with respect to the rolling surface of the rolling element or the track shaft together with a motion of the slide member, a reservoir tank receiving the lubricating oil and mounted to the movable element, and a supply tube having a fiber entangling element therewithin and introducing the lubricating oil within the reservoir tank to the supply member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2000
    Assignee: THK Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeki Shirai
  • Patent number: 6119813
    Abstract: A lubricant feeder which is highly safe and usable, e.g., in an oil seal for a food-processing machine is disclosed. Lubricant feeders 11 each comprising a solid synthetic resin containing a lubricant feed the lubricant to side seals 10 and a rail 1, which all require lubrication. Each lubricant feeder 11 is interposed between the side seal 10 and a reinforcing plate 20 and is fixed to an end cap 2B. The lubricant is a white mineral oil or a grease including a white mineral oil as a base oil and aluminum soap as a thickener, and the synthetic resin comprises a polyolefin resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 1998
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2000
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshikazu Yabe, Takaaki Hoshi
  • Patent number: 6102675
    Abstract: A cooling fan with an oil-retaining bushing has a rotor, a stator and a housing. A self-lubricating bushing is provided within the sleeve of the housing. The spindle of the rotor is disposed in a the bushing and fixed by a retaining ring. The bushings define an annual slot at each end thereof. A solid grease is applied into the annular slots. When the rotor rotates, the friction of the spindle and the bushings generates enough heat to melt the grease. The melted grease lubricates the spindle and the bushings to assure the smooth and even operation of the fan. Therefore, the useful life of the fan is lengthened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2000
    Inventor: Hsin-Mao Hsieh
  • Patent number: 5887994
    Abstract: A bearing mechanism includes a shaft for guiding a reciprocable carriage; a bearing mounted on the carriage and slidable relative to the shaft; a receiving member extending from the bearing to receive lubricant oil removed by the sliding movement between the shaft and the bearing; and a lubricant oil passage formed in the bearing to connect the receiving member and a portion between the shaft and the bearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 1997
    Date of Patent: March 30, 1999
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihiro Nomura, Akio Takeda
  • Patent number: 5819875
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for conveniently and easily applying a dry sliding lubricant to the interior and exterior surfaces of a cartridge case neck prior to sizing is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1996
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1998
    Inventor: Roger B. Johnston
  • Patent number: 5593003
    Abstract: In a linear guide apparatus having an axially extending guide rail including a first loaded ball rolling groove formed in an inner lateral side of the guide rail; a slider fitted loosely inside the guide rail and including a second loaded ball rolling groove formed in an outer lateral side of the slider and a circulator with an unloaded ball circulating passage which extends axially; and a plurality of balls rolling along the first and second loaded ball rolling grooves via the unloaded ball circulating passage to support the slider moving axially relative to the guide rail, the linear guide apparatus further has a lubricating mechanism which includes a lubricant feed hole formed in a bottom of the guide rail and a lubricant injection port of the circulator to communicate with the unloaded ball circulating passage, the lubricant injection port connecting the lubricant feed hole at a predetermined position of the slider relative to the guide rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1996
    Date of Patent: January 14, 1997
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasushi Abe, Teishiro Tamura
  • Patent number: 5489008
    Abstract: A cooling and lubricating system incorporated into the jaws of a shaking head of a nut tree shaker in which water or a mixture of water and a lubricant is pumped from a supply reservoir through a control valve assembly into a supply line connected with a manifold bolted between the slings which support the shaker pad in each jaw for discharging water or a mixture of water and lubricant between the slings and onto the pad for cooling the slings and pads and lubricating the slings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 6, 1996
    Assignee: Orchard-Rite Ltd., Inc.
    Inventor: Daryl G. Hill
  • Patent number: 5417308
    Abstract: A new and improved trailer fifth wheel lubrication apparatus is carried by a truck and includes a fifth wheel assembly which has lubrication channels and fittings for conveying lubricant to an upper surface of the fifth wheel assembly. Lubricant conveyances are connected to the fittings for conveying lubricant to the fifth wheel assembly. A main lubricant supply line is connected to the lubricant conveyances. A lubricant supply assembly is connected to the main lubricant supply line. A power assembly is connected to the lubricant supply assembly and forces discharge of lubricant from the lubricant supply assembly into the main lubricant supply line. A control assembly controls flow of power from the power assembly to the lubricant supply assembly. The control assembly includes an actuator assembly located in a cab of the truck. A lubricant distribution assembly is connected to the lubricant conveyances and conveys lubricant to the lubricant conveyances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1993
    Date of Patent: May 23, 1995
    Inventor: Toby L. Hartl
  • Patent number: 5400871
    Abstract: A slideway guide unit for column ways in toolmaking and machine construction comprises a guide unit and a sliding element, secured to it and in contact with a guideway, together with a lubricating device for lubricating the guideway. The invention prevents lubricant losses during assembly and disassembly operations. The sliding element is connected to the guide unit in a positive, impervious and detachable manner, using intermediate sealing elements. The lubricating device displays at least one integrally molded, annular lubricant chamber in the region of the outer wall of the sliding element. At least one of the lubricant chambers is provided with an inlet and each of the lubricant chambers has at least one self-closing outlet for a lubricant, and the outlets penetrate the sliding element and end on the guideway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1995
    Assignee: KVS Gesellschaft fur Blechumformung mbH
    Inventors: Rainer von Sikorski, Stevan Kilianovic
  • Patent number: 5397223
    Abstract: A positive-displacement machine for compressible media has a positive displacement body that is retained on a disk-like rotor, which is eccentrically drivable relative to the housing, in such a manner that each of its points executes a circular motion during operation. To that end, an eccentric disk is disposed on a drive shaft, and the rotor is supported on this disk by means of an oil-lubricated bearing. The lubricating oil is delivered and removed to and from the side remote from the drive side of the drive shaft, and the separation of the oil inflow from the oil return flow is effected in the housing by a slide bearing which has one oil chamber each on both ends. The separation of the oil streams is effected by an indentation that does not extend over the entire length of the slide bearing. Through this indentation, the slide bearing is likewise supplied with oil. The indentation connects the oil inflow bore in the housing with the oil chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 14, 1995
    Assignee: Aginfor AG fur Industrielle Forschung
    Inventors: Fritz Spinnler, Roland Kolb
  • Patent number: 5367913
    Abstract: In a pinion shift device for a starter of the type employing a semicircular ring-shaped shift plate, the device is constructed such that the shift plate is easily assembled to a shift lever to be suitable for automatization, slide contact portions between the clutch body and the shift plate and/or between the shift flange and the shift plate are less subjected to overflow or exhaustion of grease and give rise to a smaller extent of wear, and thus service life of the device is prolonged. A semicircular ring-shaped portion of the shift plate is loosely fitted in an axial gap between a clutch body and a shift flange integral with a clutch sleeve. A recessed groove for storing grease therein is provided in at least one of paired opposite side faces between the semicircular ring-shaped portion of the shift plate and the clutch body as well as the shift flange. The shift lever and the shift plate are both molded using resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: November 29, 1994
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Yumiyama, Hideo Mori
  • Patent number: 5366043
    Abstract: A lubricating device for a propeller shaft with two tubular plunging profiles (2, 4) inserted into one another. The lubricating device has two formed parts (16, 21) and a connecting hose between the two. The first formed part (16) is arranged towards the inner end (12) of the inner plunging profile (4). The first formed part has a through-bore (17) which ends in apertures (14, 15) opening towards the region of transition between the plunging profiles (2, 4). The first formed part further includes a connecting sleeve (18) with a lubricating channel (19). The second formed part (21) is arranged in the region of the other end of the inner plunging profile (4). It is secured inside the inner plunging profile (4). The second part has a continuous lubricating channel (23) extending through a connecting sleeve (22). A lubricating nipple (24) is threaded into the other end of the lubricating channel (23). The two formed parts are connected by the hose (27) slid over the connecting sleeves (18, 22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1994
    Assignee: GKN Walterscheid GmbH
    Inventors: Horst Kretschmer, Hans-Jurgen Langen
  • Patent number: 5327995
    Abstract: In a method of lubrication between two sliding members at least one of which is made of a ceramic material, the improvement according to the present invention is characterized in that soot as produced by burning a hydrocarbon fuel is supplied between the two sliding members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 12, 1994
    Assignee: Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Ishii, Kazuhisa Kitamura, Hiroaki Takebayashi, Kouichi Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 5290617
    Abstract: A sliding structure for high load and having high strength as well as sufficient lubricating performance, wherein a solid lubricating material is buried in a sliding surface, an oil reservoir of a predetermined capacity is formed on the reverse of the surface; oil supplying pores extend from the oil reservoir to the sliding surface; and a continuous pore material inserted into the oil supplying pore which provides a limited supply of oil to the sliding surface concerned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 1, 1994
    Assignee: Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Zenichi Mochizuki, Akihiko Tsuda, Masaki Shimada
  • Patent number: 5106672
    Abstract: A structural element made of a castable or extrudable polymeric material reinforced by fillers, said structural element having a contact surface in sliding engagement with another element, the structural element being provided on its contact surface with a layer, thin in comparison to the structural element's dimensions, of polymeric material free of fillers, the said layer being unitary with the structural element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 1990
    Date of Patent: April 21, 1992
    Assignee: INA Walzlager Schaeffler KG
    Inventor: Jurgen Rabe
  • Patent number: 4772899
    Abstract: A scanning mechanism for a recording apparatus having a carriage for scanning with a bearing portion at which the carriage is engaged on a guide shaft, whereby a dynamic pressure bearing is used in the above-defined bearing portion, and a lubricant supply member is provided on the guide shaft in a position at which the carriage arrives selectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1988
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshiharu Mamiya, Yoshitaka Watanabe, Tadashi Ishikawa, Takashi Endo
  • Patent number: 4584893
    Abstract: A rack and pinion apparatus has lubrication for the rack (14) provided by a split bush (20) of graphite or other solid lubricant. The bush is pressed into contact with the surface of the rack by means of a circumferential spring (22), a sealing lip (23) being provided between the spring (22) and the bush (20) to seal the interior of the apparatus against dust and other foreign matter. The graphite lubricates not only the bearing surfaces (15 and 16) for the rack (14) but also the teeth on the rack and the pinion (11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: April 29, 1986
    Assignee: Harcross Engineering (Barnstaple) Ltd.
    Inventors: Peter E. Harding, Richard G. Symes
  • Patent number: 4176559
    Abstract: A hand-operated multi-purpose tool mounted on a stand having a projecting support, with a movable tool assembly attached to the support. A pivotal handle is coupled to the tool assembly, the handle reciprocably positioning a plunger having at least one flat edge surface, the plunger passing through a triangular guide member in the tool assembly and being adjustably clamped thereto by means of a clamping plate bearing against the plunger flat surface. A plurality of different tools, jigs and fixtures may be attached to the reciprocable plunger for numerous working functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 4, 1979
    Inventor: James E. Williams