Patent Number: 6,332,381

Title: Hex key gripping aid

Abstract: Hex keys or like tools of various sizes may be inserted into the grippingaid, to provide a better grip and additional torque when using such tools.The device has an elongated body with hex key accepting slots at each endand longitudinal cavities of different dimensions for an arm of the hexkey. In a preferred embodiment, a locking collar to secure the hex key inplace in the body is provided. The locking collar has openings extendingacross its face which rotate from a hex key accepting position to a hexkey locking position.

Inventors: Vasudeva; Kailash C. (Waterloo, CA)


International Classification: B25B 15/00 (20060101); B25G 1/00 (20060101); B25B 023/16 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014