Patent Number: 6,310,277

Title: Tonal cymbal

Abstract: A cymbal made of a sound producing a plate which includes a plurality of linear ribs to enhance the strength of the cymbal and to provide a unique sounding cymbal. The ribs are positioned on the top and/or bottom surface of the cymbal. The ribs extend substantially from the center of the cymbal and/or from a point spaced from the center of the cymbal. The ribs extend substantially to the edge of the cymbal and/or extend to a point which is spaced from the edge of the cymbal.

Inventors: Shelley; Thomas W. (Struther, OH)

Assignee: Universal Percussion, Inc.

International Classification: G10D 13/00 (20060101); G10D 13/06 (20060101); G10G 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018