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Publication numberUSD283591 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 06/542,042
Publication dateApr 29, 1986
Filing dateOct 14, 1983
Publication number06542042, 542042, US D283591 S, US D283591S, US-S-D283591, USD283591 S, USD283591S
InventorsKenneth A. Swanstrom
Original AssigneePenn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Low profile panel fastener
US D283591 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a low profile panel fastener, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top and front perspective view of the low profile panel fastener showing my new design, the screw being shown biased to its upwardmost position by the spring;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof the back view thereof being substantially the same but with the spring appropriately sloped;

FIG. 3 is a righthand side view thereof, the lefthand side view thereof being substantially the same except for the bottom termination of the spring;

FIG. 4 is a view similar to FIG. 2, but showing the screw fully seated against the retainer;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a top and front perspective view of a second embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only differences being the angled knurl and the annular groove around the retainer.

Non-Patent Citations
1Southco Fastener Cat., ©1967, p. 4, Knurled Insert No. 71.
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U.S. ClassificationD08/387, D08/382