Patent Number: 6,250,838

Title: Garment rack locking device

Abstract: An improved locking device for adjustable garment racks including an inner tube slidable in and out from an outer tube. The improved locking device includes a sleeve having a simplified locking tab for engaging and locking the inner tube in a position relative to the outer tube and a touch tab by which an operator may easily and safely manipulate the sleeve to an unlocked position for adjustment of the inner tube relative to the outer tube and again lock the inner/outer tube combination.

Inventors: Dann; Earl M. (Highland Park, IL)

Assignee: L & P Property Management Company

International Classification: F16B 7/00 (20060101); F16B 7/10 (20060101); F16B 007/10 (); A47H 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018