Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Screen reader users: click this link for accessible mode. Accessible mode has the same essential features but works better with your reader.

Patents

  1. Advanced Patent Search
Publication numberUS1140940 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 25, 1915
Filing dateApr 17, 1914
Publication numberUS 1140940 A, US 1140940A, US-A-1140940, US1140940 A, US1140940A
InventorsJames E Bales
Original AssigneeLyon Metallic Mfg Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Shelving.
US 1140940 A
Abstract  available in
Images(1)
Previous page
Next page
Claims  available in
Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

J. E. BALES.

SHELVING.

APPLICATION FILED APR.17. 1914 Patented May 25, 1915;

Maia,

. 7 v 1 is 11001 may 06 y raismg 05: were an- In mlg zwe 110 A Wm in anger 0f its s0 10119; as 355 MO "55 S wimp CMAU A A W merei flay acumen s p M O s u P was as k billi'l becam.

e in

van;

L LA

mg a

yin

u a cert the H ths i is six new tit

pgwlisat sans 8 ncem JAMES F ifica n relazes culm-ly W I upo of the y securely sum new erases QOIWANY, @1

b 00 that 1, E921 of the United Statss res e'nte t m Shelv at s wheres 111 the scconman section or G1 Mn suspense? nventio s it Q10 1 p is, Ame

su nort'n pamltlons,

0 aZZ whom emery in me count-y 0f limo s lves are suw she at the 5112 1 flan sable ick? ass cc sick Another 2151 1% 1321 32317;

W-s, 1s

L he M065 cf back of the hook itself. This makes for rigidity of the shelf structure. Furthermore, the countersunk portion between the ribs aflords a space for the back ofthe hook and the hook is not apt to be disturbed when the shelves are being inserted or removed.

.. What Iclaim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is v 1. In shelving, the combination ofan upright partition having a' slot arranged V81; tically therein, said slot being of uniform width, and a. hook comprising a body portion, a headportion and a narrow connecting neck, the width of the neck being'less than the width of the slot, the neck having a bend or ofiset seating at the lower end of the slot, and the head, when the hook is in acting position, extending beyond the edge of the slot to engage the partition on'the side opposite to the body of the hook.

2. In shelving, the combination of an up right having a narrow slot arranged vertically therein, said slot being of uniform widthand a hook comprising a body portion, ahead portion and a narrow neck connecting them, the width of the neck being less than the width of the slot, the neck having a bend or offset seating at the lower.

end of the slot, the width of the head being less than the length of the,slot and greater than the width of the slot.

3. In shelving, the combination of an lipright having a narrow slot arranged vern'tically. therein, and a hook comprising a body,'a head and a narrow connecting neck all integral with each other, the width of the .neck being narrower than the narrowest part of the slot and the width of the head being greater than the widest part of the slot, and the width of the head being less than the length of the slot, said neck having ranged on either side of the slot and stand I ing out from the upright an amount approximately equal to the thickness of that portion of the hook which engages the inner side of the upright.

5. In shelving, the combination of a sheet metal' upright having a slot therein, a hook having a body engaging one side of the upright, a head engaging the other side of the upright, and an element connecting'the head with the body, said upright having vertical ribs. the .rise whereof is approxi mately equal to the thickness of that portion of the hook which engages the inner side of the upright, and a shelf having a depending flange at the end adapted to seat in said. -5

hook and adapted to bear against the ribs of the upright.

Inlwitnesswhereof,

witnesses. I

v -JAMES E. BALES.

Witnesses:

JOHN WoRLEY, Jr,

B; L. WATERS. 1

I have hereunto subscribed 'my name in the presence of two

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2538090 *Jul 19, 1947Jan 16, 1951Edmund RecchiaBracelet
US2550214 *Oct 15, 1947Apr 24, 1951Ayoub Solomon MWindow shade fixture
US2553960 *Apr 11, 1946May 22, 1951Illinois Tool WorksShelf support
US2604213 *Mar 16, 1945Jul 22, 1952Lyon Metal Products IncCommercial shelving
US2610453 *Aug 28, 1948Sep 16, 1952Deere & CoDisk gang spring biasing means
US2610454 *Aug 28, 1948Sep 16, 1952Deere & CoDisk gang biasing means
US2724509 *May 21, 1954Nov 22, 1955Youngberg Walter KGarment hanger
US2839261 *May 2, 1955Jun 17, 1958Vernco CorpGarment hanger unit
US3031087 *Jun 11, 1959Apr 24, 1962Ratby Engineering Company LtdStructures incorporating section strut material
US3085693 *Aug 24, 1959Apr 16, 1963Shell Irving WDisplay rack
US3235218 *Mar 30, 1964Feb 15, 1966Graham Harold EArticle-display board
US3278149 *Feb 19, 1965Oct 11, 1966Aluminum Co Of AmericaShelving assembly
US3310271 *Oct 15, 1965Mar 21, 1967King Leonard HApertured display board and hardware therefor
US3313509 *Dec 7, 1965Apr 11, 1967Lockert John JFixture for attachment ot a vertically grooved wooden wall
US3323847 *Mar 5, 1965Jun 6, 1967Robert G ClouthierFile for removably supporting a plurality of reeled tapes
US3904162 *Jun 7, 1974Sep 9, 1975Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel CorpClip attachable to metal stud for support of lateral bracing
US3970275 *Oct 10, 1974Jul 20, 1976Artcraft Wire Goods, Inc.Display rack hook
US3987903 *Jul 28, 1975Oct 26, 1976Swilley Robert LTie rack
US4382416 *Feb 17, 1981May 10, 1983Kellogg Smith OgdenDetachable nestable mast steps
US5531415 *Sep 21, 1994Jul 2, 1996Kallemeyn; Hogen J.Tool holder system
US6023993 *Nov 12, 1997Feb 15, 2000Wescon Products CompanyConduit guide fitting
US6036034 *Jan 29, 1999Mar 14, 2000L&P Property Management CompanyModular display stand assembly
US6220464Nov 23, 1999Apr 24, 2001L&P Property Management CompanyModular display stand assembly
US6286694Jul 21, 2000Sep 11, 2001L&P Property Management CompanyDisplay stand and shelf assembly
US6311856Feb 8, 2001Nov 6, 2001L&P Property Management CompanyDisplay stand module
US6484982 *Mar 15, 2001Nov 26, 2002Speed Systems, Inc.Steel pole step assembly
US20110132853 *Dec 4, 2009Jun 9, 2011Drobot Michael JTwist Lock System for Storage Systems
US20120085721 *Dec 16, 2011Apr 12, 2012Michael J DrobotModular Storage System
WO2000044264A1 *Apr 13, 1999Aug 3, 2000L & P Property Management CoModular display stand assembly
WO2001010269A1 *Jul 28, 2000Feb 15, 2001L & P Property Management CoModular display stand assembly
Classifications
U.S. Classification248/243, 403/353, 248/222.52, 211/87.1
Cooperative ClassificationA47B57/42