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Publication numberUS1765053 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 17, 1930
Filing dateJul 22, 1925
Priority dateJul 22, 1925
Publication numberUS 1765053 A, US 1765053A, US-A-1765053, US1765053 A, US1765053A
InventorsCarr Fred S
Original AssigneeUnited Carr Fastener Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Fastener stud
US 1765053 A
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F. S. CARR FASTENER STUD June 17, 1930;

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This invention aims toprovide an improved fastener stud.

In the drawings, which illustrate preferred embodiments of my invention:

Figure 1 is an inside elevation of an automobile door showing a slip cover secured thereto;

Fig. 2 is an enlarged section on the line 22 of Fig. l;

Fig. 3 is a section on the line 3-3 of Fig.

4;, being partly in elevation and showing one of the fingers and attaching prongs, of the slip cover stud, in cross-section;

' Fig. 4 is an elevation view of a portion of the door showing one of the slip cover studs with the slip cover: removed therefrom; i

Fig. 5 includes front, side and rear elevations of the stud member;

Fig. 6 is a view similar to Fig. 4:, showing a stud member having 1ts head and neck offset toward the left handside of the stud;

Fig. 7 is anelevation view of a fastener stud having its head and neck offset toward the right handside ofthe stud;

Fig. 8 is a section similar to Fig. 2, but showing a modified form of stud;

Fig. 9 is a front elevation of the stud member illustrated in Fig 8; and

Fig. 10 is a detail elevation view of the spur shown on the stud illustrated byFig. 9.

Referrin to the drawings,'I have shown a slip cover installation in connection with an upholstery installation for automobiles and the like, as more fully described in my co-pending application Serial No. 45,272, filed herewith.

The installation illustrated in Figs. 1, 2 and 3 includes an automobile door 1 hav ing a frame portion 2 to which is secured an upholstery installation 3 by a plurality of male and female fastening elements 4:, as more fully described in a pending appli cation of Moses F. Carr, Serial No. 747,232.

The slip cover stud member illustrated in Figs. 1 through 5 is formed from a single piece of metal and includes a clip-like portion having two spaced portions 5 and 6 secured together at one end by a resilient 4 hinge portion 7. The portion 5 provides a 1925. Serial No. 45,278.

stud base por ion from' which is pressed a relatively fiat thin head-8, a neck 9 and a relatively wide abrupt shoulder 10 between the head and neck. The other portion 6, as illustrated in Fig. 5, is provided-with a Ushaped portion presenting fingers, 11 'hav{ ing relatively short spurs 12 at their outer ends for gripping the upholstery installa tion 3, as shown in Fig. 3. Normally the base portion 5 is bent outwardly from the other portion 6, as shown in Fig.7 5.

Assembly of the stud member with the upholstery installation 3 may be eficcted by placing thecli'p portions over the edge of the installation and clamping theportions 5 and 6 tightly against opposite sides'of the installation so that the spurs may be forced into the material of the upholstery installation 3 ,(Fig. 3) to prevent shifting of the stud after it has been positioned rel ative thereto. After all of the studs have thus been secured to the upholstery installation 8, the slip cover 13 having buttonholes 14 may be buttoned to the heads 8 ofthe studs to cover the upholstery as shown in Figs. 1 and 2. The slip cover may be easily and quickly removed for purposesof clean ing, without disturbing the stud member.

In some instances, as described in the above-mentioned application filed herewith, the underlying upholstery fastening elements are positioned close tothe edges of the installation and directly, or nearly so, beneath where a slip cover stud must be positioned. These would interfere with the positioning of the slip cover stud if it were not for the lJ-shaped portion of lower flange. 6,which permits positioning the stud so that the cfingers may span the underlying fastener element, while permitting a certain de u gree of sidewise shifting of the stud relative to', the underlying fastener before securing the stud in place.


Figs. 6 and 7 illustrateslip'cover studmembers which are'partic'ularly useful for positioning the headof the stud relative to the buttonhole in the slip cover when the buttonhole comes adjacent to an underlying upholstery fastener. In the stud illustrated in Figs. 6 and 7, the base portion 5 is offset to the right or to the left so that the head 8 "and neck 9 of the stud may be offset relative to the U-shaped portion'of the portion 6. With the combination of studs illustrated in Figs. 1 through7, they may be secured. in any position relative to the edge of the upholstery so that the heads 8 of the studs may be located in the proper position for cooperating with the'button holes 14 in the slip cover 13, regardless of the underlying fastener elements. Thus l have provided studs which may be perfectly aligned with the buttonholes 19 so that the slip cover 13 may fit neatly over the upholstery without wrinkling.

Figs. 8 and 9 illustrate another stud member which is substantially the same as described in connection with the stud illustrated in Figs. 1 through 5, except that the spurs 15 are located at the sides of the fingers 11, 11. This type of stud is peculiarly adapted for use on an upholstery installation where the socket member is not countersunk'in the frame 2, as shown in Fig.8. Because of the shape of the neck 16, the base 17 is spaced away from the frame. When the portion 6 is forced between the upholstery and the frame 2, the fingers slide underneath the base 17 and thespurs '16 may be forced into the upholstery without interfering with the base.

While I have shown and described pre I ferred embodiments of my invention, it will be understood that changes involving omission, substltution, alteration and reversal of parts and even changes in the mode of operation, may be made without departing from the scope of my invention, which is best defined in the following claims.

attachment to a part to be covered by a slip cover, said stud member including snap fastener receiving means and a clip-like portion, said clip-like portion having two spaced portions, one of which carries the snap fastener receiving means and is cfiset laterallyrelative to the other portion and said other portion being U-shaped to provide the fingers as and for the purposes described.

2.. A slip cover fastener element comprising a U-shaped clip-like portion providing a base portion and an attaching portion adapted to be engaged against opposite faces of a support and a fastener member presented by the base portion, said fastener member being offset laterally with relation to the center of the attaching portion to permit proper positioning of the fastener member with relation to a cooperating fas tener element attached to a slip cover when the clip portion is attached to a support near a fastening means which secures the said socket to another part and a pair of fingers portion pressed from one of said portions,

said stud portion having a relatively flat thin head, a neck and a relatively wide shoulder between the head and neck for 00- operative engagement with a buttonhole in aslip cover. r g

In testimony whereof, I have signed my name to this specification.


Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US3094757 *May 24, 1961Jun 25, 1963Scovill Manufacturing CoFastener means
US4576532 *Mar 13, 1985Mar 18, 1986Hanlock, Inc.Insulation stud
U.S. Classification24/686, 52/511
International ClassificationF16B5/12
Cooperative ClassificationF16B5/121
European ClassificationF16B5/12B