US 712622 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
Patanted' Nov. 4. |902.
G. W. TBAUT.
SEPRBLE FSTENER. (Anuncio, med 1.11.11. 1m)
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UNITED *STATES PATENT OFFICE.
GEORGE W. TRAUT, OF NEW BRITAIN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR. TO UNITED STATES FASTENER COMPANY, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, A CORPO- RATION OF MASSACHUSETTS.
:.Pncrtrcamrolt forming par@ of Letters rateale No, 712,622, dated November 4, 1902. Application filed February l1, 1902. Serial No. 98.602. (No model.)
To (J1/ZZ whom it may concern: ally doubled back on themselves outwardly Be it known that I, GEORGE W. TRAUT, a to present smooth bearing-faces as Well as for citizen of the United States, residing at New the sake of the additional strength and Wear- Britain, in the county of Hartford and State ing qualities thereby secured. For securing 5 of Connecticut, have invented certain new the resilient part in position and clamping 55 and useful Improvements in Separable Fasthe garment around the perforation therein, teners; and I do hereby declare the following a cap part is provided, cousistin g, essentially, to be a full, clear, and exact description of the of a disk B, having a central affixing-stem B', same, reference being had to the accompanypreferably tubular, which stem is adapted to lo ing drawings, forming a part of this specificapass through the garment, through the per- 6o tion, and to the letters of reference marked foration ot in the resilient part, and have its thereon. end upset or spread by a tool inserted in the This invention relates to improvements in substantially circular resilient socket-openseparable fasteners, and more particularly to ing formed by the arms A. The upsetting of I5 the socket members of suchfasteners, the obthe stem draws the disk tightly against the 65 ject of the invention being to provide a simbody of the resilient part, clamping the maple device which may be easily and simply apterial of the garment tightly between them plied to the garment or goods Without puckand securing the device in place. ering the same or forming more than a very In order to afford a rigid support for relievzo small perforation. ing the ends of the resilient arms forming the 7o A further object is to provide a device havsubstantially circular resilient socket-opening a maximum resiliency of the socket-apering as well as a protecting-cap therefor and a ture, whereby a smooth and easy engagement Wall against which side draft of the stud memmay be effected; but at the same time the reber may come to prevent .injury to the said 25 silient portions should be so protected as to arms, a socket-cap C is provided, said cap 75 prevent injury thereto under even eXtraorhaving a central aperture c, forming a rigid dinary strains in usage or through extraneous socket-opening slightly larger than the openagencies-as, for instance, when aiiixing the ing between the ends of the resilient arms. device to the garment. This socket-cap is provided with a fiange 3o In the accompanying drawings, Figure l is C', adapted to be drawn in around the periph- 8o a section of a socket member applied to a ery of the resilient part and with said part piece of a garment and embodying the presconstitutes one of the garment-clamping parts ent improvements, the device being shown on of the device. The other or cooperating garan enlarged scale. Fig. 2` is a perspective ment-clamping part is formed by the disk B,
3 5 view of the two clamping-sections ready for with its afflxing-stem supplemented where de- 85 application to the garment. Fig. 3 is a persired by a disk cap D, having its edge iianged spective view ofthe four parts of the member over the edge of the disk and adapted to form separated one from another andarranged in a button finish or to present an attractive apthe relative orderin which theyare assembled. pearance on the outer side of the garment.
4o Like letters of reference indicate the same The socket-cap with therigidwall of its socket- 9o parts in the several gures. Y opening affords a practically complete pro- The resilient portion of the socket member tection for the resilient arms forming the in the present instance is formed by the ends resilient socket-opening, and thus not only of arms A, arranged in circular series and does the devicehavealongerlifewhen applied 45 preferably forming an integral part of a to a garment, butthe two clamping members 95 iianged'body A. The body A of the resilient may be finished complete in themselves and 'e part is preferably cupped or concave-convex furnished to the trade for application as deand is centrally perforated at a for thepassired. sage of the afxing-stem, as will be presently In applying the device it is only necessary 5o explained. The ends of the arms A are usuto form a small opening for the passage of the roo attaching-stem and to upset said stein by means of a punch, there being practically no danger of the resilient arms being injured in such process, as the socket-cap Will relieve said arms of all strain before such strain becomes sufticiently great to cause apermanent deflection.
Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
A socket member for separable fasteners, embodying a resilient part consisting of a peripherally flanged centrally perforated concave-convex body having inwardly eX- tending arms integral therewith, arranged in circular series with their ends doubled back on the outer sides ofthe arms and forming the Witnesses:
STANLEY PARKER, SADIE L. FINNIGAN.