Global Patent Index - EP 0543815 B1

EP 0543815 B1 2000-01-05 - ADJUSTABLE WRENCH

Title (en)

ADJUSTABLE WRENCH

Title (de)

EINSTELLBARER SCHRAUBENSCHLÜSSEL

Title (fr)

CLE REGLABLE

Publication

EP 0543815 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 91904356 A

Priority

  • US 9100709 W
  • US 56729090 A
  • US 63882891 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9203261A1] An adjustable wrench having a housing (12) with a handle (14) and having a plurality of jaws (70) that extend out the bottom of the housing and move radially with respect to one another. The housing (12) contains a control disk (28) which may be locked to the housing (12) to prevent the jaws (70) from turning with respect to the housing (12). A jaw (70) adjusting disk (80) is disposed beneath the control disk (28) and extends out the bottom of the housing (12). The adjusting disk (80) contains cams (92, 100) that open and close the jaws (70) depending upon the direction of rotation of the adjusting disk (80).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B25B 13/46

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B25B 13/44 (2006.01); B25B 13/46 (2006.01); B25B 21/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B25B 21/004 (2013.01); B25B 13/44 (2013.01); B25B 13/463 (2013.01); B25B 13/466 (2013.01); B25B 13/467 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9203261 A1 19920305; DE 69131896 D1 20000210; DE 69131896 T2 20000615; EP 0543815 A1 19930602; EP 0543815 A4 19940330; EP 0543815 B1 20000105; ES 2140387 T3 20000301

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