Patent Number: 7,134,211

Title: Laser level

Abstract: A laser level includes a housing, a pendulum pivotably mounted to the housing and a laser diode assembly disposed on the pendulum. A gimbal assembly is employed for pivotably mounting the pendulum to the housing. The gimbal assembly includes a frame connected to the housing, a first pair of bearings disposed on the frame, an axle extending through the first pair of bearings, a body disposed on the axle and pivotably supporting the pendulum, and a second pair of bearings disposed between the body and the pendulum. The first pair of bearings is disposed on one side of the second pair of bearings.

Inventors: Bascom; James P. (Bel Air, MD), Horky; John K. (Lutherville, MD), McKibben; John (Dallastown, PA), Lopano; Daniel N. (Towson, MD), Howard; Geoffrey S. (Columbia, MD), Nelson; Michael A. (Towson, MD), Wenig; John C. (Bel Air, MD)

Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.

International Classification: G01C 9/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-14 0:00:00