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Title:
INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION FOR ENHANCED HIGH TORQUE DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/112591
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A torque-limiting device is disclosed, which may include a shaft extending axially through upper and lower shanks and a spring to connect to a nut. The upper and lower shanks may be under a force from the spring and further configured to selectively engage within a predetermined torque limit and disengage at above the predetermined torque limit. Accordingly, the shaft may receive torque up to the predetermined limit as provided by a user operating a handle of the torque-limiting device. The torque-limiting device may be disposable, reusable, economical, and have high torque capabilities.

Inventors:
NINO, John (263 Hazelridge Court, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
IVINSON, David (1979 Yolanda Street, Camarillo, California, 93010, US)
Application Number:
US2012/025102
Publication Date:
August 23, 2012
Filing Date:
February 14, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ECA MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS (1107 Tourmaline Drive, Newbury Park, California, 91320, US)
NINO, John (263 Hazelridge Court, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
IVINSON, David (1979 Yolanda Street, Camarillo, California, 93010, US)
International Classes:
B25B23/142; A61B17/00; B25B13/06
Domestic Patent References:
WO2005077603A12005-08-25
Foreign References:
US7762164B22010-07-27
US7197968B22007-04-03
US4883130A1989-11-28
Other References:
See also references of EP 2675595A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KRIETZMAN, Mark (Washington Square, Suite 11001050 Connecticut Avenue N, Washington DC, 20036, US)
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