Patent Number: 6,332,277

Title: Level with securing apparatus

Abstract: A level including a frame having a reference surface, a level sensor secured to the frame, and an articulated arm pivotally connected at one end to the frame for securing the reference surface to a test surface. The articulated arm includes an inner member pivotally connected to the frame at one end and an outer member extending from a free end of the inner member. The inner member is rotationally biased against the frame while the outer member is pivotally connected to the inner member and rotationally biased against the inner member. The inner and outer members are rotationally biased in opposite directions for folding against the frame. The level may also include spools, idler wheels, take-up fingers, and swivels for supporting the band.

Inventors: Owoc; Greg J. (Greenville, SC), Mika; Timothy D. (Rogers, AK)

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International Classification: G01C 9/18 (20060101); G01C 9/28 (20060101); G01C 009/28 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018