Patent Number: 6,305,889

Title: Quick-made connection for a stud having a shaped outer profile

Abstract: A quick-made connection for a stud (2; 22; 52) having a shaped outerprofile (3; 23; 53), the connection including a receiving member (4; 24;32; 42; 59) having a bore (5; 25; 33; 43; 54) in which the stud (2; 22;52) is received, and at least one locking member arranged in the bore ofthe receiving member and formlockingly engageable in the shaped outerprofile (3; 23; 53) of the stud (2; 22; 52), with the bore (5; 25; 33; 43;52) having at least one section (9; 29; 34; 44; 55; 56) tapering toward aninsertion opening of the bore, with the locking member (10; 30; 36; 46;57; 58) being formed as a radially elastically expandable ring memberpreloaded against the wall of the bore and having an inner diameter (w)which is smaller than a bore diameter (d) at its entrance opening.

Inventors: Blessing; Mathias (Frastanz, AT), Birnbaum; Ulrich (Kaufering, DE)

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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013