US 11,654,590 B2
Control of a cutting tool
Luke J. Skinner, West Bend, WI (US); Burtrom L. Stampfl, Bistol, WI (US); Timothy J. Bartlett, Hartford, WI (US); Carter H. Ypma, Milwaukee, WI (US); Timothy R. Obermann, Waukesha, WI (US); Benjamin O. Cabot, Milwaukee, WI (US); Kris J. Kanack, Whitewater, WI (US); Thomas C. Hanks, Wauwatosa, WI (US); and Ian C. Zimmermann, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Assigned to Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Brookfield, WI (US)
Filed by Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Brookfield, WI (US)
Filed on Aug. 17, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/404,573.
Application 17/404,573 is a continuation of application No. 17/024,588, filed on Sep. 17, 2020, granted, now 11,110,624.
Application 17/024,588 is a continuation of application No. 16/670,441, filed on Oct. 31, 2019, granted, now 10,792,832, issued on Oct. 6, 2020.
Application 16/670,441 is a continuation of application No. 15/370,908, filed on Dec. 6, 2016, granted, now 10,471,618, issued on Nov. 12, 2019.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/264,622, filed on Dec. 8, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2021/0370540 A1, Dec. 2, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B26D 5/00 (2006.01); B26D 7/22 (2006.01); G05B 19/042 (2006.01); H02G 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC B26D 5/005 (2013.01) [B26D 7/22 (2013.01); G05B 19/042 (2013.01); H02G 1/005 (2013.01); G05B 2219/15117 (2013.01); G05B 2219/35414 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system comprising:
a tool including a body, blade, and an actuator coupled to the blade and configured to move the blade; and
a controller coupled to the body, the controller being configured to be in wireless communication with a remote device according to a Bluetooth communication protocol, the controller configured to:
establish a communication channel between the tool and the remote device;
enable the tool to be operated remotely; and
cause the actuator to move the blade to perform an operation.