US 11,054,032 B2
Light weight hole plug
Thomas Michael Chlystek, Darien, IL (US); Tao Wang, Yokosuka Kanagawa (JP); George Siragusa, Chicago Heights, IL (US); and Gregory Mamelson, Saint John, IN (US)
Assigned to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, IL (US)
Filed by ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC., Glenview, IL (US)
Filed on Dec. 20, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/227,937.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/616,006, filed on Jan. 11, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0211929 A1, Jul. 11, 2019
Int. Cl. F16B 19/00 (2006.01); F16J 13/14 (2006.01); F16J 13/02 (2006.01)
CPC F16J 13/14 (2013.01) [F16J 13/02 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A hole plug, comprising:
a cap; and
a securing frame extending from the cap, wherein the securing frame comprises:
a first support leg,
a second support leg,
a first connector engaged with the first support leg,
a second connector engaged with the second support leg, and
a lock body engaged with the first and second connectors,
wherein the lock body comprises a stopper leg that extends inwardly and upwardly
toward the cap, and
wherein the stopper leg selectively contacts the cap.