|Publication number||US1753631 A|
|Publication date||Apr 8, 1930|
|Filing date||Jul 14, 1927|
|Priority date||Jul 14, 1927|
|Publication number||US 1753631 A, US 1753631A, US-A-1753631, US1753631 A, US1753631A|
|Inventors||Rollo F Walters|
|Original Assignee||United Carr Fastener Corp|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (27), Classifications (13)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
Ap il 8, 1 30. JR. F. WALTERS' 1,753,631
CLOSURE ELEMENT Filed July 14, 1927 ing bolts,
Patented Apr. 8, 1930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE ROLLO r. "WALTERS,
OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, ASSIGNOR, BY MESNE ASSIGNMENTS, TO
UNITED-CARR FASTENER CORPORATION, OF CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, A COR- PORATION OF MASSACHUSETT CLOSURE ELEMENT Application filed July 14, 1927. Serial No. 205,741.
My invention aims to ments in closure elements.
In the drawings, which illustrate a preferred embodiment of my invention Figure 1 is a vertical section showing the closure element in cross-section as provide improveelevation of the closure element.
cferring to the drawings, I have shown a closure element in the form of a button having resilient means for particularly, though not exclusively, useful for covering a hole temor the like, of articles to be attached by others than the manufacturer providing the holes. In many instances the manufacturer desires to conceal the holes until the article is attached, so I have provided a closure button for this purpose.
The button illustrated is pressed from a single piece of metal and has a body or butmetal inwardly at the edge of the b0 The fingers 3 extend from the inner edge of the flange 2.
The fingers 3 are relatively closely arranged aboutth edge of the flange 2 and are provided with shoulders 4. From the shoulders 4 the fi r preventing ac- The ledge 2 overof the part 6 and thebody or button portion 1 completely conceals the hole 5 at one side of the part 6.
Theclosure elements may be made in vari ous sizes to cover various sized holes and the distance between the shoulders 4 and the ledge 2 may be varied to accommodate the elements to various thicknesses of the part 6.
While I have shown and described a referred embodiment of m invention, I do not wish to be limited there y, my invention being best defined in the following claim.
A closure button having at its under side an annular series of relatively narrow fingers flat in er0ss-section to permit bending upon straight lines where they join the closure button, each of said fingers having a relatively abrupt shoulder and a guiding portion extend to the axis of the closure button t e, purposes illustrated and described.
, n testimony whereof, I have signedmy name to this specification.
ROLLO F. -'WALTERS.
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|U.S. Classification||220/787, 292/91, 24/11.00R, 220/326, 4/295, 301/108.1, 29/894, 285/901, 126/275.00R|
|Cooperative Classification||Y10S285/901, F16J13/14|