Patent Number: 6,296,426

Title: Vacuum tool fixture

Abstract: A tool fixture 10 includes a body 12 and a plurality of attachment devices 14 connected to the body 12. A passageway 22 is connected to the body 12 and in communication with at least two of the attachment devices 14. A connector is in communication with the passageway 22 and the body 12 and is for attachment to a vacuum system such that when the vacuum system draws a vacuum the attachment devices 14 are urged against a work surface to hold the tool fixture 10 in place.

Inventors: King; Daniel C. (Ballwin, MO), Blankenship; Thomas O. (St. Charles, MO)

Assignee: McDonnell Douglas Corporation

International Classification: B23B 49/00 (20060101); B23B 49/02 (20060101); B23B 045/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018