Shank Buttons Patents (Class 79/2)
  • Publication number: 20130117972
    Abstract: A button fixing member made of synthetic resin, used to fix a button having a fixing opening to a cloth, the button fixing member including a plate-like base and a post protruding from the base to a front surface side of the base The post is deformed after it passes through the cloth and the fixing opening of the button when the button is fixed to the cloth. The post includes a cavity extending from an opening on a rear surface of the base to a closed end on the tip side of the post concentrically with the post, and a solid portion between the closed end of the cavity and the tip of the post. The axial length of the solid portion is set to be ? or more of the length of the part of the post from the front surface of the base to the tip of the post.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2010
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Kenji Hasegawa, Makoto Momose, Hiroyuki Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 7066051
    Abstract: A method for forming a multi-colored cap part of a snap button including the steps of forming a design portion of the cap part of snap button using a first group of molds, which includes a first female mold, a first male mold, and a plate-shaped middle mold, and a slide-plate mold adapted to movably assembled to the first male mold and having a plurality of mold cavities for forming the design portion; removing the slide-plate mold having the design portion molded therein from the first male mold; movably positioning the slide-plate mold into a second female mold included in a second group of molds for forming a body portion of the cap part of snap button; positioning a post for the cap part of snap button in a second male mold of the second group of molds; and forming the body portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2006
    Assignee: Button International Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chung-Lung Chen
  • Patent number: 6487296
    Abstract: Disclosed is a wireless surround sound speaker system wherein a transmitter broadcasts a variety of FM signals that correspond to the individual speaker channels commonly found in a surround sound system. Receivers, individually equipped with signal receiving, conditioning and amplification components, are configured to receive any one of the broadcast signals in a remote location and are used to drive a conventional loudspeaker in that location. Powered by wall socket or via DC battery packs, the receivers, used in conjunction with the transmitter, provide surround sound capabilities without the need for complex and difficult wiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2002
    Inventors: Steven W. Allen, Carey L. Norton
  • Patent number: 4470536
    Abstract: Applicant's invention relates to a process and apparatus for the high speed welding in large quantities of various geometric shaped jump rings to buttons, pendants and other jewelry by utilizing composite jump ring apparatus having first and second projections extending from the jump rings at different locations so that they may function in automatic welding machines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1982
    Date of Patent: September 11, 1984
    Assignee: Dover Findings Inc.
    Inventor: Paul V. Little