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(12) United States Patent
(10) Patent N0.2
Gardner et al.
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(45) Date of Patent:
PORTABLE FASTENER DRIVING DEVICE
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2,632,356 A
3/1953 Thiel
3,076,373 A
2/1963 Matthews
3,141,171 A
7/1964
Doyleetal.
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Mlrko Champa, North Olmstead, OH
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3,373,646 A * 3/1968 Ehlert ......................... .. 411/473
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3,605,402 A
9/1971 Larson
Jeffrey Sutherland, Mogadore, OH
(Continued)
(Us)
FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS
(73) Assignee: HaleX/Scott Fetzer Company, Bedford
DE
Heights, OH (US)
(*)
Notice:
3426072
7/1984
(Continued)
Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this
patent is extended or adjusted under 35
OTHER PUBLICATIONS
U.S.C. 154(b) by 353 days.
HaleX; Plastic Insulating Staples Product Website; 1 page (date
(21) Appl.No.: 12/510,386
(22) Filed:
unknown).
Jul. 28, 2009
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(Continued)
Prior Publication Data
Us 2009/0285655 A1
Primary Examiner * Flemming Saether
NOV- 19, 2009
(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm 4 Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP;
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Bret A. Hrivnak, Esq.
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Related U.S. Appllcatlon Data
(63) Continuation-in-part
of
application
No.
PCT/US2008/052369, ?led On Jan. 29, 2008.
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ABSTRACT
(60)
Provisional application No. 60/887,091, ?led on Jan.
29, 2007.
The present invention includes various embodiments directed
to apparatus and methods surrounding a fastener device. In
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Int. Cl.
F16B 15/00
H01B 17/00
particular embodiments, the fastener device is a quick charg
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ing and discharging device that includes a solenoid, a fastener
striker, a ?ash capacitor, and a control circuit. Other novel
features of the fastener device exist. In particular embodi
(2006.01)
(2006.01)
US. Cl. ....................... .. 411/469; 41 1/47 5; 174/159
Field of Classi?cation Search ........ .. 411/4764475,
ments, the present invention also includes apparatus and
methods relatedw deforming Staples for Securing Conduitand
411/480, 9202921, 473475, 469; 174/159
See application me for comp1ete Search history
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the like, and staple insulation and insulated staples that may
be discharged by the fastener device. The insulation may be
provided in an ordinary staple strip for use in the fastener
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