Patent Number: 7,950,113

Title: Device for retaining splitting forces of a cable stop

Abstract: A device for retaining splitting forces incurred by a cable stop, tow stop or carriage stop is disclosed that includes a sleeve having a first end, a second end, and a bore extending from the first end to the second end. The bore is sized and configured to retain at least one of the cable stop, tow stop and carriage stop. The sleeve is sized and configured to retain splitting forces transferred from the cable stop, tow stop or carriage stop when the sleeve retains the cable stop, tow stop or carriage stop and is engaged by a cable catch or tow ball.

Inventors: Cover, Jr.; Park O. (Windber, PA), Kiesling; Thomas C. (Johnstown, PA), Ryan; John (Johnstown, PA), Peretin; Ed (South Fork, PA)

Assignee: Concurrent Technologies Corporation

International Classification: F16G 11/00 (20060101); A44B 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-05-31 0:00:00