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Title:
TAPING TOOL HAVING SWIVEL JOINT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/153294
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present disclosure describes an apparatus for taping gaps, seams, and/or joints between wallboard members. The apparatus (100) comprises: a first portion (106) for receiving a flow of mastic, said first portion defining a fluid communication path extending therethrough; a second portion (108) for receiving said flow of mastic from said first portion and for dispensing tape and mastic, said second portion defining a fluid communication path extending therethrough; and a swivel joint intermediate said first portion and said second portion, said swivel joint defining a fluid communication path extending therethrough and in fluid communication path of said second portion, said swivel joint enabling rotationof said first portion relative to said second portion. With this apparatus, the user need not contort his/her body in order to apply tape and mastic to gaps, seams, and/or joints between wallboard members in difficult, or hard to reach, locations, e.g. in ceilings.

Inventors:
JUNGKLAUS, Matthew, W. (332 Birchmore Walk, Lawrenceville, GA, 30044, US)
WROBEL, Steven, J. (13898 Blue Wing Drive, Rogers, MN, 55374, US)
HORNING, Jeromy, D. (12385 58th Street NE, Albertville, MN, 55301, US)
Application Number:
US2011/038832
Publication Date:
June 07, 2012
Filing Date:
June 02, 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)
WROBEL, Steven, J. (13898 Blue Wing Drive, Rogers, MN, 55374, US)
HORNING, Jeromy, D. (12385 58th Street NE, Albertville, MN, 55301, US)
International Classes:
E04F21/00; B44C7/06; B65H35/00; E04F21/165
Domestic Patent References:
WO2011119532A22011-09-29
Foreign References:
US7621309B12009-11-24
US6565252B22003-05-20
US20060156689A12006-07-20
US3575771A1971-04-20
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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