Screwdriver replacement bit assembly

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5351586
SERIAL NO

08044956

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An improved screwdriver in which a replaceable bit is removable secured to a mandrel by the bit being axially slidable in an axial socket in the end of the mandrel. A resilient split-ring which serves to retain the bit in the socket is carried by and replaceable with the bit. With each new bit a new split-ring is also provided.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC.SAN LEANDRO, CA250

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Habermehl, G Lyle 7528 Hickory Hill Ct., Whites Creek, TN 37189 43 807
Scherer, Paul T Lexington, KY 15 347

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5186085 Screw driving device for screws connected by a screw connecting strip 31 1991
 
HOLO-KROME COMPANY (1)
* 4535658 Socket bit holder 43 1982
 
SHAFFER, M. RALPH (1)
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EASCO HAND TOOLS, INC. (1)
* 4526069 Adapter for wrench sockets 9 1983
 
POWER TOOL HOLDERS INCORPORATED (1)
* 5012708 Depth locator apparatus for insert bit holders 29 1990
* Cited By Examiner

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Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. (9)
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CREDO TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
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SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC. (1)
* 5531143 Screwdriver with replaceable bit assembly 40 1994
 
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