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US6712573: Iron mounting for detachably fixing to a piece of furniture

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Edgar Huber ·
Assignee(s) Julius BLUM Gesellschaft m.b.H. ·
Attorney/Agent(s) Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P. ·
Primary Examiner Flemming Saether ·
Application Number US10070685
Filing date 03/08/2002
PCT 371 date 03/08/2002
Issue date 03/30/2004
Predicted expiration date 03/08/2022
U.S. Classifications 411/71  · 403/282  · 411/806  · 411/15  ·
International Classifications --
Kind CodeB1
International Classifications 411 71- 74 · 411 49- 51 · 403315-318 · 411 15 · 411 44 · 411 55 · 411 571 · 411 601 · 411 805 · 411 806 · 403282 · 16383 ·
PCT Application Number WO20PCTAT0000277 - 10/25/2000
PCT Publication Number WO200133088 - 05/10/2001
Foreign Priority AT185299 - 11/04/1999 ·
20 Claims, 7 Drawings


Abstract

A fitting to be removably fastened to a furniture part includes a body, at least one expanding plug anchored in the body, and a pin-shaped expansion part. The body has a projecting supporting throat to protrude into a cavity in the furniture part. The supporting throat has at least one recess into which a projection on the expanding plug extends.

Independent Claims | See all claims (20)

  1. 1. A fitting to be removably fastened to a furniture part, comprising: a body to lie on a surface of the furniture part; an expanding plug to be anchored to said body and having a projection, said expanding plug being shaped so as to be inserted into a bore of the furniture part; an elongated expansion part to be inserted into said expanding plug, said expansion part to protrude through an aperture in said body; and a supporting throat projecting from said body and being shaped so as to protrude into the bore of the furniture part, said supporting throat having a base end connected to said body and having a distal end opposite said base end, said supporting throat further having a recess extending in an axial direction of said supporting throat from said distal end toward said base end, said recess being shaped to receive said projection of said expanding plug.
  2. 13. A fitting to be removably fastened to a furniture part, comprising: a body to lie on a surface of the furniture part; an expanding plug to be anchored to said body and having a pair of projections, said expanding plug being shaped so as to be inserted into a bore of the furniture part; an elongated expansion part to be inserted into said expanding plug, said expansion part to protrude through an aperture in said body; and a supporting throat projecting from said body and being shaped so as to protrude into the bore of the furniture part, said supporting throat having a base end connected to said body and having a distal end opposite said base end, said supporting throat further having two recesses diametrically opposite one another, each of said pair of projections projecting into a corresponding one of said first recess and said second recess.

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

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US4854793* Societe de Prospection et d'Inventions Techniques Ollivier Aug 1989
US4915343* Graber Industries, Inc. Terlecke Apr 1990
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US6287044* Julius Blum Gesellschaft m.b.H. Huber Sep 2001

Foreign Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
AT295348BLUM GMBH JULIUSApr 1971
AT326522PRAEMETA PRAEZ SMETALL UND KUNDec 1975
DE2457172HETTICH PAUL & COJun 1976
DE3114365NAWRATH PETERFeb 1983
DE3717376GRASS ALFRED METALLWARENJan 1988
FR2502675SALICE ARTURO SPAOct 1982
GB1109570RAWLPLUG CO LTDApr 1968
* cited by examiner

Referenced By

Document NumberAssigneeInventorsIssue/Pub Date
US7954223 Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur Remi Bertolino et al. Jun 2011
US8075234 Travis D. McClure Dec 2011
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