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Publication numberUS3605199 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 20, 1971
Filing dateJan 8, 1970
Priority dateJan 8, 1970
Publication numberUS 3605199 A, US 3605199A, US-A-3605199, US3605199 A, US3605199A
InventorsEberhardt Robert
Original AssigneeAll States Plastic Mfg Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Bundle tie
US 3605199 A
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P 1971 R. EBERHARDT 3,6os,

- BUNDLB TIB F11ed jan. 8. 1970 better appreciated by noting that the greater the fofce acting to pI111 the Stfap out of the aperture 3o, the greater the feSiStance. In effect Such feVefSe fofce not only pivotS the pawl clockvvise about ifS baSe into Inofe se cufe engageInent vVith the StfaP teeth bllt tendS to com pfeSS the active faces 4IE and 41f into in1pleTTlented en gagenlent. In the eXanlple the angle at the creSt of a tooth is afc tan While the crest angle of a pawl tooth is one end of said Strap, said head having waHS denning an apefture to paSS the stfap, the interior face of at leaSt one waH being ffat for abutInent by the other Side of the Strap when the strap iS locked and a pawl having a ph Tality of teeth SubstantiaHy of buttreSS forn1 having an acutely angled creSt, deHned in paTt by a face adapted to abut the reSpective ones of the working faceS of the Stfap teeth, Said pawl being carffed on the head by a neck portioI and eXtending into the aperture, the paw being SWingable on Said neck poTtion betWeen Strap cleafing and strap-engaging poSitionS, the creSt angle of the pawl teeth being leSS than the cfeSt angle of the strap teeth whereby, When the strap is aTound the bundlo, paSSed through the apefture and puHed tight and the Teactive fofce of the compreSSed bundIe appHed to the strap, the active face of each pawl tooth iS con1preSSed into face-to-face felation with the feSpective face of a strap tooth,

2. The coIIbination in accordance With caim 1 fuf ther CharactefiZed in that the head inCludeS a ledge to which said necked poftion of the pawl iS joined.

3- In a bundle tie of feSHient, yet genefaHy Shapefe taining n1aterial adapted to be looped upon itSelf and around the bundle in adjuStable, Selflocking relation in cluding a stfap having teeth on one face defined by at leaSt one face nofInal to the longitudinal aXis of the stra Said Stra havin a head at one end having n1eans defining a thfough oPening f() pasSage of the straP and a pawl to engage the strap teeth to lock the tie in em bracing relation vvith the bundle, the in1pfovenent vvhich CofnpriSeS providing the pawl With a plurality of teeth to engage reSpectfve oneS of the stfap teeth each pawl tooth having an edge denned by a sloping face and a face whiCh in the non-engaged position of the teeth, is norn1al to the aXis of the a ertUfe, the edgeS of the pawl teeth lyfng in a plane haVing an acute angle With refeTence to [he aperture aXiS, the acute angle Conffonting the en tranCe to the paSSage, the Said norInal face engaging the norfnal face of the stfap teeth in facetoface abUt nent when the Stfap iS in locked condition, Said paSSage having an inferiof face of leaSt CoextonsiVe vvith the pavV1 teeth for abutITlent by the non-toothed face of the Strap and the diSnnCc between lhe awl edge coSeSf to said paSSage interiof face and Said face being less than the diSance betWeen the foot of the Strap teeth and the un toothed face of the strap, Said pavvl having a pivotal connection With the head adjacent the entTance to the paSSage.

4- The con1bination in aCCordance with clain1 3 wherein the Strap teeth are buttreSS-Shaped, the Working face of the teeth being SubStantiaHy nofnlal to the longitudinal aXiS of the Strap.

References Cifed UNITED STATES PATENTS 3,009 2Z0 11/1961 Fein Z416PB 3,Z14,808 11/196 Litvvin Z416PB 3 368 Z47 Z/1968 ()fban Z416PB 3,484,905 12/1969 EbeThaTdt Z416PB 3,486,201 12/1969 Bourne 2416PB DoNALD A. GRIFFIN, Primar Examiner

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Classifications
U.S. Classification24/16.0PB
International ClassificationB65D63/10
Cooperative ClassificationB65D63/1072
European ClassificationB65D63/10B3P1
Legal Events
DateCodeEventDescription
May 18, 2001ASAssignment
Owner name: HARRIS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, ILLINOIS
Free format text: SECURITY AGREEMENT;ASSIGNOR:ALL-STATES, INC.;REEL/FRAME:012418/0328
Effective date: 20010511
Owner name: HARRIS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK 111 W. MONROE STREET
Free format text: SECURITY AGREEMENT;ASSIGNOR:ALL-STATES, INC. /AR;REEL/FRAME:012418/0328
Apr 25, 1985AS99Other assignments
Free format text: ALL-STATES INC. * ASP, INC., : 19850408; ALL STATES PLASTIC MANUFACTURING CO., INC. : 19850408; ALLSTATES INC. : 19850408 OTHER CASES: NONE; CERTIFIED COPY OF CHANGE OF NAMES FROM SECRETARY OF THE STAT
Apr 25, 1985ASAssignment
Owner name: ALL-STATES INC.
Free format text: CERTIFIED COPY OF CHANGE OF NAMES FROM SECRETARY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS SHOWING CHANGE OF NAMES DATED JUNE 12,1982, AUGUST 16,1983 AND FEBRUARY 3,1984 RESPECTIVELY;ASSIGNORS:ASP, INC.,;ALL STATES PLASTIC MANUFACTURING CO., INC.;ALL STATES INC.;REEL/FRAME:004393/0299
Effective date: 19850408
Jan 24, 1983ASAssignment
Owner name: ALL STATES PLASTIC MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
Free format text: CHANGE OF NAME;ASSIGNOR:ASP, INC.;REEL/FRAME:004089/0389
Effective date: 19820806
Owner name: ALL STATES PLASTIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.; 18
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST.;ASSIGNOR:EBERHARDT, ROBERT M.;REEL/FRAME:004086/0275
Effective date: 19820324
Owner name: ASP, INC. 1801 WEST FOREST AVE., CHICAGO, ILL. A C
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST. EFFECTIVE DATE MARCH 24,1982;ASSIGNOR:ALL STATES PLASTICS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.,;REEL/FRAME:004087/0241
Effective date: 19821124
Jan 24, 1983AS02Assignment of assignor's interest
Owner name: ALL STATES PLASTICS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.,
Effective date: 19821124
Owner name: ASP, INC. 1801 WEST FOREST AVE., CHICAGO, ILL. A C
Jan 24, 1983AS01Change of name
Owner name: ALL STATES PLASTIC MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
Owner name: ASP, INC.
Effective date: 19820806