Patent Number: 6,305,055

Title: Fastener provided with a snapping-in foot to be pushed in through a hole in a panel

Abstract: The snapping-in foot (3) of this fastener (1) has a flat rigid web (10) and two curved flexible flanges (11A, 11B) each connected to the web (10) and having, opposite a plane face (14A) of the web, an internal surface bordered by this plane face of the web, by a longitudinal edge (16A) of this flange and by a transverse edge of this flange, with the internal surface of each flange (11A) being concave and with the longitudinal edge (16A) of each flange having, seen by an observer disposed parallel to the plane face (14A) of the web (10) opposite this internal surface, a V shape whose apex, directed outwards, is situated at the level of a change-of-direction plane (18) on each side of which the external surface of the foot (3) tapers.

Inventors: Castro; Dominique (La Rue Saint Pierre, FR)

Assignee: ITW de France

International Classification: F16B 21/00 (20060101); F16B 21/08 (20060101); F16B 5/06 (20060101); A44B 021/00 (); F16B 013/02 (); F16B 019/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018