Patent Number: 7,914,225

Title: Release pin

Abstract: A release pin for selective engagement with at least one work piece, the pin extending in a longitudinal direction with an inner portion and an outer portion. The inner portion including a shank having an exterior portion extending in the longitudinal direction between a first end and a second end and the inner portion further including a locking arrangement near the second end. The shank exterior being sized to pass through an associated bore extending into an associated surface of an associated work piece. The outer portion being joined to the inner portion near the first end and including an abutment extending transverse to the longitudinal direction and being shaped to engage the associated surface when the shank is positioned in the associated bore such that the outer portion is defined by the abutment and has an outer longitudinal height extending in the longitudinal direction outwardly from the abutment and the associated surface when the pin is secured to the associated work piece. The outer longitudinal height being less than 1 inch.

Inventors: Hageman; David Craig (Chagrin Falls, OH)

Assignee: Jergens, Inc.

International Classification: F16B 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-03-29 0:00:00