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Title:
HANDLE SYSTEM FOR FINISHING TOOLS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/153282
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A handle system ( 100 ) for finishing tools used to finish wallboard, comprises : an elongate handle body ( 102 ) having a cross - sectional shape corresponding substantially to the shape of a tear drop;and a pivoting connector ( 103 ) assembly connected to said elongate handle body for connection to a finishing tool. Alternatively, the handle system comprises: a brake assembly ( 110 ) for controlling the position of a finishing tool, said brake assembly including a brake acutator ( 1129 for receiving user input and a brake linkage operative with said brake actuator; and an elongate handle body ( 102 ) defining a first channel therin for movably receiving said brake linkage therin for controlling pivoting of a connected finishing tool relative to said elongate handle body in response to user input; said elongate handle body further defining a second channel therin for allowing mastic to flow within said elongate handle body.

Inventors:
JUNGKLAUS, Matthew, W. (332 Birchmore Walk, Lawrenceville, GA, 30044, US)
CASTAGNETTA, David, J. (6372 Jewel Lane N, Maple Grove, MN, 55311, US)
SOMERS III, Charles, C. (3347 Chinaberry Lane, Snellville, GA, 30039, US)
LINS, Christopher, A. (5312 Louisiana Avenue North, Crystal, MN, 55428, US)
HORNING, Jeromy, D. (12385 58th Street NE, Albertville, MN, 55301, US)
DENESON, Bret (5550 Raimer Avenue NE, Otsego, MN, 55374, US)
WROBEL, Steven, J. (13898 Blue Wing Drive, Rogers, MN, 55374, US)
Application Number:
US2011/038818
Publication Date:
June 07, 2012
Filing Date:
June 01, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
AXIA ACQUISITION CORPORATION (3350 Breckinridge Boulevard, Suite 100Duluth, GA, 30096, US)
GRACO INC. (88 11th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55413, US)
JUNGKLAUS, Matthew, W. (332 Birchmore Walk, Lawrenceville, GA, 30044, US)
CASTAGNETTA, David, J. (6372 Jewel Lane N, Maple Grove, MN, 55311, US)
SOMERS III, Charles, C. (3347 Chinaberry Lane, Snellville, GA, 30039, US)
LINS, Christopher, A. (5312 Louisiana Avenue North, Crystal, MN, 55428, US)
HORNING, Jeromy, D. (12385 58th Street NE, Albertville, MN, 55301, US)
DENESON, Bret (5550 Raimer Avenue NE, Otsego, MN, 55374, US)
WROBEL, Steven, J. (13898 Blue Wing Drive, Rogers, MN, 55374, US)
International Classes:
E04F21/165; B25G1/10; B25G3/38; E04F21/06
Domestic Patent References:
WO2007037941A12007-04-05
Foreign References:
US20060230564A12006-10-19
US3451757A1969-06-24
US20040154132A12004-08-12
US20050193511A12005-09-08
US5088147A1992-02-18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
COURSEY, R., Stevan (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, 171 17th Street NW, Suite 210, Atlanta GA, 30363-1031, US)
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