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June 12, 1962‘
S. G. KEDZIERSKI
3,038,226
AUTOMATIC LOCK SLIDER
Filed June 16, 1960
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3,038,226
AUTOMATIC LOCK SLIDER
Filed June 16, 1960.
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shown in FIG. 1, a conventional type slide fastener com
3,638,226
Stanley G. Kedzierski, l’viieadville, 9a., assignor to
prising a series of spaced-apart interlocking fastener ele
ments 2 attached to the opposed beaded edges of a pair
of stringer tapes 3. There is mounted on the fastener ele
ments 2, the slider, generally designated at 4, of the pres
ent invention for longitudinal movement therealong for
AUTOMATKC £08K SHEER
Talon, line, a corporation of Pennsylvania
Filed June 16, 1%0, Ser. No. 36,593
4 Claims. (Qt. 24—2®5.l4)
engaging and disengaging the fastener elements in a man
This invention relates to sliders for slide fasteners and,
ner well known to those skilled in the art. This slider
more particularly, to ‘an improved automatic lock slider
consists generally of a body member having spaced~apart
therefor.
10 upper and lower wings 5 and 6, respectively, connected at
Various types of automatic lock sliders have been here
one end thereof by a neck portion 7 so as ‘to provide sub
tofore suggested and used and while most of these were
stantially a Y-shaped channel 8 within the slider body.
practical and satisfactory for most purposes, they were en
According to the present invention, there is arranged
tirely unsatisfactory for other purposes especially if gar
in the outer side of the upper wing 5 centrally thereof and
ments or articles with which the sliders were incorporated
adjacent the neck portion 7, a lug-like portion 9 having a
were subjected to frequent laundering or pressing opera
longitudinally extending channel Ill arranged in the upper
tions. Often-times the locking member of such sliders
side thereof so as to provide side walls 12 to either side
would become deformed or displaced from the slider body
thereof.
during pressing ‘or laundering destroying the locking effect
There is provided a elongated yieldable locking member
of the locking member ‘and defeating the purpose for 20 13 which is made preferably from relatively thin resilient
which the locking member was intended, namely, to lock
metallic stock. The upper end 14 of this locking member
the slider against unintentional movement along the fas
l3 has a width slightly less than the channel it} in which
tener.
it is disposed with the extreme end bent at right angles so
Also, most types of ‘automatic lock Sliders heretofore
as to provide an inwardly extending anchoring end por
suggested and used consisted of a multiplicity of parts
tion 15. The portion 16 immediately below the upper end
which were expensive and difficult to fabricate and assem
portion M has a width preferably slightly less than the
ble, thereby resulting in a relatively expensive product.
channel ltl so as to permit this portion to move freely in
Further, in many constructions the locking member ex
this channel.
tended out a considerable distance beyond the wing of the
On the other or lower end of this locking member 13,
slider body on which it was mounted thereby lending itself 30 there is provided a relatively larger substantially rectangu
lar-shaped box-like or cap-like portion 17 having an in
to destructive forces which, of course, was also object-ion
able.
Wardly extending side wall 18 arranged on each side there
Accordingly, it is the general object of the present in—
of and an end wall 19. There is arranged on each of the
vention to provide an improved automatic lock slider for
side walls 1%, an inwardly extending ?nger-like portion 20
slide fasteners in which all the above mentioned disad 35 and on at least one of these side walls 18, there is pro
vantages have been eliminated and which is simple in its
vided a locking projection ‘21 which is adapted to project
construction ‘and, at the same time, efficient and effective
into the slider channel 8 in one position of the locking
in its use.
member for a purpose and in a manner hereinafter to be
It is a most important object of the invention to provide
an improved automatic lock slider wherein there is pro
vided a new and novel manner of attaching the locking
described.
The locking member 13 is mounted on the slider body ‘4
in the following manner. The locking member is posi
member to the slider body and means for supporting the
‘ tioned on the slider body so that the upper end 14 thereof
same so as to eliminate ‘any danger of damage or deforma
is positioned in the channel 10 between the side walls 12.
tion thereof.
It is another object of this invention to provide an im
The upper ends of each of the side walls 12 are then pref
45 erably staked or struck inwardly, as at 22, as shown more
proved automatic lock slider wherein overall thickness of
clearly in FIGS. 1 and 4 of the drawings, so as to hold
the slider is reduced to a minimum so that the locking
the locking member securely in position on the slider body.
member will not project an unreasonable distance above
The opposite end of the locking member 13 extends
the wing of the slider body on which it is mounted.'
downwardly over the upper wing 5 with the rectangular
Various other objects and advantages of this invention 50 shaped lower end portion l7 disposed over and around the
will be more apparent in the course of the following spe
upper end of an angularly arranged lug-like portion 23
ci?cation, and will be particularly pointed out in the ap
struck up from the upper Wing 5 of the slider body, as
pended claims.
more clearly shown in FIGS. 5 and 6, which is adapted
‘In the accompanying drawings, there is shown for the
to limit the inward movement of the locking member. ‘On
purpose of illustration, an embodiment which my inven
the under side of this lug-like portion 23, there is pro
tion may assume in practice.
vided a shoulder 24 with which the ?nger-like portions 20
In these drawings:
cooperate to limit the outward movement of the locking
member. In under and around this lug-like portion 23,
there is ‘arranged in the slider wing 5, a rectangular-shaped
‘
FIG. 1 is a fragmentary plan view of a slide fastener
having the improved lock slider of the present invention
incorporated therewith,
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aperture 25 into and through which the locking projection
FIG. 2 ‘is ‘a side elevational view of the improved lock
21 extends ‘and in which the ?nger-like projections 20 are
disposed.
slider constructed in accordance with the present invention,
There is provided an elongated pull member 26 having
FIG. 3 is an end view of the same,
a transversely extending trunnion portion 27 which is dis
FIG. 4 is a sectional view taken on line 4-—4 of FIG. 1,
FIG. 5 is a sectional view taken on line 5—5 of FIG. 1 65 posed between the locking member 13 and the upper side
showing the locking member in its locked position,
of the upper Wing 5 in the space between the lugs 9 and
'23 and which is ‘adapted to cooperate with the angularly
FIG. 6 is a sectional view similar to FIG. 5 showing
arranged edges 28 the side walls 18 of the locking member
the locking member in its unlocked position,
FIG. 7 is a plan view of the slider body with the lock
to actuate the same and to move the slider ‘along the fas
ing member removed, and
70 tener elements so as to engage and disengage the same in
FIG. 8 is a perspective View of the locking member.
a manner well known to those skilled in the art.
Referring more particularly to the drawings, there is
As a result of my invention, it will be seen that there
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is provided an improved lock slider which has a relatively
?at appearance and consisting of ‘a minimum number of
locking member are arranged angular-1y and cooperate
with the ‘trunnion portion of the pull member.
parts which may be easily and inexpensively fabricated
and having :a locking member which can be conveniently
3. In a lock slider for slide fasteners, the combination
as defined in claim 1, wherein the means for holding the
locking member securely in the channel consists of pro
tuberances struck-up from ‘the inner sides of the side walls
assembled on the slider body.
While I have shown and described an embodiment
which my invention may assume in practice, it will be
of said channel so as to abut and extend over the locking
understood that this embodiment is merely for the purpose
member.
of illustration and description, and that other forms may
4. ‘In a lock slider for slide fasteners, a slider body com
be devised within the scope of my invention as de?ned in 10 prising a pair of spaced~apart wing portions connected at
the appended claims.
one
by a neck portion so as to provide a channel there
What I claim as my invention is:
1. In a lock slider for slide fasteners, a slider body
between, a lug-like portion arranged on the outer side of
one of said wing portions adjacent said neck portion, said
comprising a pair of spaced-apart wing portions connected
lug-like portion having a longitudinally extending channel
at one end by a neck portion so as to provide a channel
arranged centrally in the upper side thereof, an elongated,
therebetween, a lug-like portion arranged on the outer
side of one of said Wing portions adjacent said neck por
inherently resilient, substantially ?at locking member hav
ing a relatively narrow end portion which is positioned in
said second channel on said lug-like portion, the side walls
ing channel arranged in the upper side thereof, an elon
of said second channel being ‘deformed and cooperating
gated yieldable substantially ?at locking member having 20 with said narrow end portion of said locking member for
one end thereof disposed in said. last mentioned channel
holding same securely in said channel and on said lug-like
and which end portion rests on said upper side of said
portion, a substantially rectangular-shaped box-like por
lug-like portion, means for holding that end of said lock
tion arranged on the opposite end of said locking member
ing member securely on said lug-like portion and in said
having a side wall arranged to either side thereof, another
tion, said lug-like portion having a longitudinally extend
channel, an elongated substantially rectangular-shaped
box-like portion arranged on the opposite end of said
locking member having a side wall arranged to either side
thereof, another lug-like portion carried by said wing por
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lug-like portion carried by said wing portion over and
around which said rectangular-shaped box-like portion is
disposed and on which it is adapted to rest in one position
thereof, an inwardly extending ?nger-like portion arranged
tion over and around which said rectangular-shaped box
on at least one of said side walls which projects in under
like portion is disposed and on which it is adapted to rest 30 said second lug-like portion and which cooperates there
in one position thereof, an inwardly extending ?nger-like
with to limit the outward movement of the locking mem
portion arranged on at least one of said side walls which
ber, a locking projection arranged on the lower edge of at
projects in under said second lug-like portion and which
least one of said side walls which extends into and through
cooperates therewith to limit the outward movement of
an aperture in said wing adjacent said second lug-like por
the locking member, a locking projection arranged on the 35 tion and normally into said slider channel, and ‘a pull
lower edge of at least one of said side walls which ex
member having a transversely extending portion on one
tends into and through an aperture in said wing adjacent
end thereof which is disposed between the locking mem
said second lug-like portion and normally into said slider
her and wing portion adjacent said rectangular-shaped
channel, and a pull member having a transversely extend
box-like portion.
ing portion on one end thereof which is disposed between 40
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
the locking member and wing portion adjacent said rec
UNITED STATES PATENTS
tangular-shaped box-like portion.
2. In a lock slider for slide fasteners, the combination
as defined in claim 1, wherein the inner edges of the side
walls of the rectangular-shaped box-like portion of the
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2,654,931
2,657,445
Poux __._; ____________ __ Nov. 25, 1952
Voity ________________ __ Oct. 13, 1953
Weber ________________ __ Nov. 3, 1953
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