US 1074839 A
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J. F. CURRY.
LOCK JOINT- FOR WIND SHIELDS.
. APPLICATION FILED APR. 10, 1913.
Patented Oct. 7, 1913 piece T im 1 Specification of .d plicotion filed April it),
Joss'en' i (lemons oi United Estates, residing "at in the county of Essex and State soy, have invented :1 new and use- I Ll llmprov in ot in Lock-Joints for /Vind Shields; and 1 do hereby declare the follow ing, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings and the characters of roamed thereon, to be a full,'clear, ii-ndexo'ct description of the some, and which .edddrewings constitute part of this epplica- Zion, and iepresent, in
Figure l a side View of s lock-joint conown that l structed' in accordance 'With my invention.
Fig. :1 tifzii'isi'erse sectional view of the some: Fig. 3 aperspective View of the locking-Wedge detached. Fig; l a sectional *tiew illustratin a modified form of Wedge.
This invention relates to an improvement in lock-joints for Wind-shields, the object being to provide a firmlock for the joint n/inch permits of reac y adjustment, and the invention cohsists in the construction here ine'fter described and particularly recited in the claims. In carrying out my invention I employ socket 2 having a centrally. arranged circuler chamber 3, the socket being provided Withthe usual stump for attachment to the body of an automobile. At one side of the socket 2 is an ofiset sleeve 5 formed with s cam-shaped recess '8 to receive a wedge L which is adopted to be crowded into the recess-by a screw 8 provided with s finger.
the frame 10 of hill) Ill fittlngg Attached to the Wind-I shield is a CliClllEil t loci" 3 and sdspted to l'reely torn therein.
The Wedge i Whichhesisegainst the huh comprises-two eversely turned ei ms 15.2 and l3 which, as sh i 53 of t ngs, eremede in Letters w" Soto '3',
which will al w oi? suflicientmovement the fitlHlS 12 2o l 1% is apparent, ever, as shown in of the ngs, that orms lfietodl'? may be lo zne'd separate iron the and pivoted there to, the result hein substantially the so. namely, that the inward movement of plug crowds the minis against the huh 14 locks against n. I
l Vith i". but a, slight move ment oi and. in some cases less than half o turn Mill be sufficient to so" crowd the arms against the hub as to firmly'l q it agoinstmovement. A similar extent the movement of the screw in the reve. 1.. direction Will release it.
ll claimz- 1. A lock joint comprising e socket for? with e. circular chamber and an offset sh a com-shaped. i'eeessjoetween the chat? and sleeve and opening into sold sleet. hub located. in said chamber; s Wed. cated in said recess, said, Wedge having adapted to be crowded between the of said camshoped recess and. the side of JGSEJ' H F. QUERY.
said hub, and means formoving said Wedge.-