FASTENER REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION TOOL
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2004030868
Tool (20) for removing or installing threaded fasteners (22) that are tightly seated can be removed or installed easily using a tool (20) constructed following the precepts of the present invention. The tool (20) includes a pivot (30) that can be releasably secured to any fixed object close to the fastener to be removed. A lever (26) is pivotably connected to the pivot at its far end, and its near end has a handle (28) for pressing downward on the lever. A drive assembly (34) is slidable along the length of the lever (26) and can be aligned with the screw or fastener to be turned. The drive assembly (34) includes a bit (24) to engage the fastener (22), and the lever (26) is used to press the bit tightly into the head of the screw. The drive assembly (34) is rotatable, and maybe turned by a conventional tool such as a socket wrench or a box wrench.
SILLMAN ERIC NORMAN
May 21, 2004
September 19, 2003
B25B23/00; B25B27/18; (IPC1-7): B25B23/00; B25B27/18