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Publication numberUS3245144 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 12, 1966
Filing dateMar 10, 1959
Priority dateMar 10, 1959
Publication numberUS 3245144 A, US 3245144A, US-A-3245144, US3245144 A, US3245144A
InventorsRoy A Howard, Tom T Kumagai, William C Leone, May Michael, Harold A Shoemaker
Original AssigneeHughes Aircraft Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tool changer production line
US 3245144 A
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Classifications
U.S. Classification29/33.00P, 29/563
International ClassificationG05B19/418
Cooperative ClassificationG05B2219/50295, G05B19/41815, G05B2219/50249, G05B2219/35534, G05B2219/35269, G05B2219/43194, G05B2219/33088, G05B2219/50334, G05B2219/45213, G05B2219/35373, G05B2219/36366, G05B2219/36368
European ClassificationG05B19/418C
Legal Events
DateCodeEventDescription
Dec 18, 1989ASAssignment
Owner name: JOHN CRANE INC., A CORP. OF DE., ILLINOIS
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST.;ASSIGNOR:HOUDAILLE INDUSTRIES, INC.;REEL/FRAME:005197/0989
Effective date: 19891028
Jan 2, 1987ASAssignment
Owner name: HOUDAILLE INDUSTRIES, INC., P.O. BOX 1950, FORT LA
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST.;ASSIGNOR:HOUDAILLE INDUSTRIES, INC.,;REEL/FRAME:004664/0728
Effective date: 19861201
Feb 21, 1985ASAssignment
Owner name: BURGMASTER - HOUDAILLE, INC., 13900 SOUTH BROADWAY
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST.;ASSIGNOR:HOUDAILLE INDUSTRIES, INC., A CORP OF DE;REEL/FRAME:004371/0092
Effective date: 19850131