Wire dispensing apparatus for packaged wire

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7938352
APP PUB NO 20100230525A1
SERIAL NO

12401154

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Abstract

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A container includes side walls and a floor panel for packaging coiled wire, which may be welding wire. A wire dispensing apparatus is included that pays-off wire from the coil without tangling or twisting. The wire dispensing apparatus incorporates a plurality of flexible protrusions that extend from a base constructed to minimally contact the coil of wire. In particular, the wire dispensing apparatus incorporates an angled or curved base that rests against an inner circumference of the coiled wire.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC.CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA721

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fabian, Gabor Brampton, CA 7 20

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
5033928 Method and transfer vehicle to eliminate the accumulation of errors occuring in the placing of packages in a consecutive store 10 1989
 
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC. (2)
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