Patent Number: 6,332,248

Title: Wire harness bounding method

Abstract: A novel wire bundle bounding method that meets the requirements ofaerospace specifications is disclosed as well as a novel cable tie used inthe method. The method starts with a bundle of wires and the cable tie.The cable tie has a strap body and a locking head with first and secondstrap passages. The first and second strap passages each have a pawl thatlocks in the same direction. The strap body is then wrapped around atleast one of the wires and then inserted through the first strap passage.Then the strap body is wrapped around the bundle and then inserted throughthe second strap passage. The strap body is then tightened and theresidual strap portion clipped.

Inventors: Daniggelis; Stephen (Tempe, AZ), Martin; Ray (Scottsdale, AZ)


International Classification: B65D 63/10 (20060101); B65D 063/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014