Patent Number: 6,170,363

Title: Nut holding devices

Abstract: A nut holding device is mounted in a socket of the type including a compartment defined by a polygonal inner periphery. The nut holding device includes a body mounted in the compartment, elastic plates formed on an upper side of the body for holding a nut to be loosened, a positioning arrangement formed on the body to position the body in the compartment, and resilient plates for biasing the nut to a level partially beyond the ratcheting tool. The positioning arrangement includes a number of legs extended downward from an underside of the body. Each leg includes a column section that engages with an associated angular section of the polygonal inner periphery of the ratcheting tool when the nut holding device is received in the compartment of the ratcheting tool.

Inventors: Hu; Bobby (Taichung, TW)


International Classification: B25B 13/06 (20060101); B25B 13/00 (20060101); B25B 23/02 (20060101); B25B 23/10 (20060101); B25B 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2013