Patent Number: 6,308,597

Title: Locking device for a hand tool

Abstract: A pair of tongs is disclosed that includes first and second spaced apart members each having a first end having a jaw-like part and a second end, the second ends of the first and second members being movable toward and away from each other by the use of one hand. A first connecting element with a first straight toothed surface extends from a point on the first member between its first and second ends and a second connecting element having a second straight toothed surface facing the first straight toothed surface extends from a point on the second member between the first and second ends of the second member for releasably engaging the first connecting element. The first toothed surface includes first and second rows of teeth and the second row of teeth is displaced relative to the first row of teeth.

Inventors: Stahle; Ragnar (Ljungskile, SE)

Assignee: Fast Industriprodukter HB

International Classification: B25B 5/06 (20060101); B25B 5/16 (20060101); B25B 7/16 (20060101); B25B 7/04 (20060101); B25B 7/14 (20060101); B25B 5/14 (20060101); B25B 7/02 (20060101); B23K 37/04 (20060101); B25B 5/00 (20060101); B25B 7/00 (20060101); B25B 007/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018