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Title:
MULTI-SPOOL ADAPTER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/069903
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An adapter for simultaneously winding multiple spools and a method for using the same. The adapter comprises a body portion having a pair of opposed faces 120, 122 and an outer wall or perimeter 140. Each of the opposed faces 120, 122 may include a plurality of recesses configured to receive a plurality of pins 150 for interconnecting multiple spools. The plurality of pins 150 may be offset such that it provides for the entry hubs 20 of the multiple spools to align with one another. The adapter further includes at least one depression or indentation 142 on the perimeter 140 for providing access to at least a portion of the spool flange 14a, 14b. The depression provides an operator with easy access to insert or apply the finishing end of the welding wire or similar, to the finishing hub 22 of the spools.

Inventors:
LAND JAMES T (US)
Application Number:
PCT/IB2011/002754
Publication Date:
July 19, 2012
Filing Date:
November 21, 2011
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Assignee:
LINCOLN GLOBAL INC (US)
LAND JAMES T (US)
International Classes:
B65H54/20; B65H75/14; B65H75/28; B65H75/30
Domestic Patent References:
WO2004093536A12004-11-04
Foreign References:
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