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US6729438: Ladder padding device

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Jeffrey D. Perrett ·
Assignee(s) None listed in document.
Primary Examiner Hugh B. Thompson, II ·
Application Number US10304071
Filing date 11/27/2002
Issue date 05/04/2004
Predicted expiration date 11/27/2022
U.S. Classifications 182/129  · 248/345.1  ·
International Classifications --
Kind CodeB1
International Classifications 182129 · 182121 · 182107 · 182230 · 182214 · 248210 · 2483451 ·
4 Claims, 3 Drawings


Abstract

A ladder padding device for cushioning the rungs of ladders for the users thereof. The ladder padding device includes a piece of material being adapted to be fastened about a rung of a ladder; and also includes fastening members being attached to the piece of material for fastening the piece of material to the rung of the ladder; and further includes a padding being disposed in the piece of material for cushioning the rung of the ladder.

Independent Claims | See all claims (4)

  1. 1. A ladder padding device comprising: a piece of material being adapted to be fastened about a rung of a ladder, said piece of material having a first layer of material and a second layer of material and also having a cavity disposed between said first and second layers of material; fastening members being attached to said piece of material for fastening said piece of material to the rung of the ladder, said fastening members including straps having first ends which are securely attached along an edge of said second layer of material, and also having second ends; and also including strips of hook and loop fasteners being attached to said second ends and said first ends of said straps, and further including strap loops being attached to one of said first and second ends of said straps, each of said straps being fastenable onto itself, said straps being spaced apart along said edge of said second layer of material; and a padding being disposed in said piece of material for cushioning the rung of the ladder.

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Foreign Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
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* cited by examiner

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