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Publication numberUS1522695 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 13, 1925
Filing dateFeb 14, 1921
Priority dateFeb 14, 1921
Publication numberUS 1522695 A, US 1522695A, US-A-1522695, US1522695 A, US1522695A
InventorsWilliam Noreen
Original AssigneeWilliam Noreen
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Combination wrench and pliers
US 1522695 A
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, W. NOREEN COMBINATION WRENCH AND PLIERS Filed Feb. 14, 1921 $91 A0 h? 1 5 W /7 5 I /V /o /0 /6 T3 7 jfwazda M MW 7 and State of Minnesota,


plete tool shown in Patented data. 13, ll25.



Application filed February l, 1,921.

To all whom it may concern: Be it known that 1, WILLIAM No citizen of the United States, residing at Minneapolis, in the county of Hennepin have invented cerand usefullmprovements in Comand I do. hereby declare the following to be a; full,

- clear, and exact descrlption of the invention,

such as will enable others skilled in the art to which'it appertains to make and use the same.

EE'N, a

tain new bination Wrenches and Pliers;

invention provides a simple and for very general use but especially adapted to becarrled with an automobile or other vehicle. Primarily, the combination tool in- ;cludes a wrench and a pair of pliers,.but 1 also involves certain other instruments such as a screw-driver and wire cutter. The wrench handle and one arm of the pliers are adapted to be telescopedand locked together so that the combination tool may then be carried or used as a single instrument. Then, however, there is occasion for I simultaneously using both the wrench and pliers, these two devices may be readily V separated, and independently'used." When the pliers are applied, to the wrench, they afford an extension of the wrench handle for use when very considerable power is required. i

The preferred form of this improved combination tool is illustrated in the accompanying drawings, wherein like. characters indicate views.

Referring to the drawings: I Figure 1 is a view partly in plan and partly in horizontal section showing the improved tool with f the elements thereof assembled;

Fig. 2 is an edge elevation of the com- Fig. 1; I

Fig. 3 is a section on line 363 of Fig. 1; and v j n Fig. 4 is a plan view showingthe wrench and pliers separated.

The wrench comprises a handle 5 formed ri id or integral with one wrench aw 6,

. M bunted for sliding movements on the head of the wrench, toward and from'the jaw or 'rrrunnarotrs,

highly efficient combination tool adapted by a bulged portion on a as shown in Figs.

' the necessary to useboth the wrench Parent cosmos.



Serial No; 444,784.

6 is a movable jaw 'Zadapted to be adjusted by ascrew or finger-operated worm 8. This wrench structure proper may be of the usual or any suitable construction, but, as shown,

the movable jaw 7 1s rigid with a sliding tooth plunger 9, with thethreads of which theworm 8 is engaged.

The, pair of pliers is made up of sub' stantially the usual plier levers 10 and 11, w

pivotally connected at 12 and having cooperating jaws As a feature of this invention, 5 of the wrench is plier lever 10 is made witha long straight portion that will freely telescope into the wrench handle 5. detachably holding the plier lever 10 within the handle 5, the former, as shown, is provided with a notch 15 adapted to'be engaged flat spring 16 that is secured .within the wrench handle. To hold the plier lever 11 against the wrench handle when the two tools are coupled together, I have shown asmall U-shaped' yoke 17 pivoted to the exterior of the wrench handleand engagable with a notch '18 in said lever 11. Pereferably, the lever 11, at its end 19, is formed to afford a screw-driver. Of course,'the engagement of theyoke-17 with the notch 18 also assists in holding the two tools, and the pliers, coupled together. The pliers are, preferably of the type provided with When the two tools are coupled together 1 and 2, the head of the as a handle for operating pliers 'can'be used head-of the wrench can the wrench or the be used to afford long pliers. Of course,

tool. When, as very at the same time, as when turning a tint on a bolt, the head of which must be held to prevent rotation of the bolt, the two tools can be quickly separated, as is evident from the foregoing.

What I claim is:

A combination tool comprising two comthe handle made. hollow: and the to Wit: the wrench formed with serrated pinching surfaces 13 and 14.

the customary wire-cuttingjblade portions. like parts throughout the several; 2

leverage in operating the two tools thus coupled together can be carried as a single often happens it is and pliersice plete tools, one of which tools has pivotally connected. levers and the other of which tools has a handle into which one ofthe levei's of the first-noted tcol is slidably engageable, means for locking the other, leverbfsaid first-noted tool to the handle of said secondmotedtool, the levers of said firstmseeee noted tool having c0-0perating jaWs,-the two tools being thus connected with the jaws of said first-noted tool projecting and forming an extension of the handle of said second no-fed tool. I Y e In testimony whereofI aflix my signature.


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U.S. Classification7/127, 7/139
International ClassificationB25F1/00
Cooperative ClassificationB25F1/003
European ClassificationB25F1/00B