US 11,655,838 B2
Material mechanical fastener
Chad Hollenbeck, Berkshire, NY (US)
Filed by Chad Hollenbeck, Berkshire, NY (US)
Filed on Apr. 21, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/725,987.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/201,525, filed on May 3, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0349434 A1, Nov. 3, 2022
Int. Cl. F16B 15/02 (2006.01)
CPC F16B 15/02 (2013.01) 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A fastener for temporarily or permanently connecting objects to each other, the fastener comprising:
a nail comprising a shaft having a longitudinal axis, a head at a first end of the shaft that is wider than the shaft and a tip at a second end of the shaft; and,
a guide wire bonded to the nail in at least one location along the shaft, wherein the guide wire has a longitudinal length that extends a distance past the tip of the nail, wherein a bonding agent bonds the guide wire to the nail, wherein the bonding agent is one of more of solder, glue, adhesive and welding agent,
wherein the bond between the nail and the guide wire is adapted to be broken when the fastener is driven into a predrilled surface in the objects, whereby the nail and the guide wire independently remain whole.