TODAY’S PATENT- TOOL ASSEMBLY
Today’s patent was invented by James A. Garman on July 21, 1992, bearing patent no. US5131129A.
This present invention is useful in installing and removing a fastening apparatus in a mechanical joint between a plurality of elements. This is for installing and removing a fastening apparatus in a mechanical joint between two or more elements. It includes an axially movable rod, a plurality of tools positionable on the movable rod.
A power source for moving the rod member between the first and second positions. This includes a reusable fastening member and a disposable and deformable ring adapted to be deformed into the joint by said tool assembly. It can be manipulated into various positions on the movable rod for installing and removing the fastening apparatus. The subject tool assembly quickly and easily installs or removes, a reusable mechanical fastening apparatus in a joint between a plurality of large work elements.