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July 10, 1962
R. GUILLAUME ETAL
3,043,270
MEANS FOR USE IN SECURING LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS
Filed Oct. 24, 1960
2 Sheets-Sheet 1
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ROGER GU/LLAUME
EMILE GU/LLAUME
July 10, 1962
R. GUILLAUME ETAL
_ 3,043,270v
MEANS FOR USE IN SECURING LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS
Filed Oct. 24, 1960
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2 Sheets-Sheet 2
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ROGER GU/LLAUME
EMILE GU/LLAUME
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of a gapped ring and a link for use in connection with
the secturing of livestock and other animals is character
ised in that the gapped ring forms part of an attachment
collar and has a gap of a width greater than the thick
ness of any one link of the attachment chain, a portion
of the ring acting as a counterweight so as normally to
3,043,270
MEANS FUR USE Hal SECURING LIVESTGCK AND
Roger Guillaume and Emile Guillaume, both of 238, Rue
de la Station, Vieis?m, Belgium
Filed Get. 24, 196i}, Ser. No. 64,427
Claims priority, application Belgium Nov. 5, 1959
5 Claims. (til. 119—119)
prevent turning of the ring, and the said gapped ring
having bevelled ends, which ends normally take support
‘on the rear end of a large opening in a double link and
The present invention has for an object the provision
of a gapped ring and link means for use in the securing
of livestock or other animals, particularly for incorpora
are engageable with both sides of an inclined partition
disposed partly longitudinally in the large opening in
the double link, thereby preventing the ‘displacement in
a rotary direction of the said ring, except when the ring
is in a position clear of the free edge of the partition,
suspended and ?exible chain, along which can slide freely
rings coupled to the ends of a ‘bar, the bar and chain 15 whereby when the ring is moved into this latter position
forming the sides of a collar for attachment around
rby hand, the part freed from the double link can be
the neck of the animal.
rotated in order to permit presentation of its gap oppo
According to the invention, manually-releasable means
site to any one link of the attachment chain, to permit
for closing a collar for use in securing an animal con
the ring to tbe disengaged in order to open the collar
sist of a ring for engagement with a downwardly-extend 20 surrounding the neck of the animal, and thus to free the
animal, movement in a contrary sense re-establishing
ing chain forming one side of the collar, said ring ‘being
closing of the attachment collar.
zgapped to enable it to be passed sideways on to the
The accompanying diagrammatic drawings illustrate,
chain; and a link for connecting the gapped ring to a
in an explanatory and non-limiting manner, one embodi
part forming the other side of the collar, said link hav
ing an opening with which the gapped ring can be en 25 ment of the invention.
FIGURE 1 of the said drawings shows diagrammat
gaged and which is partly obstructed by a stop part pro
ically the arrangement of a gapped ring and a special
vided on the link, said ring, when the ring and link are
‘link for closing a collar surrounding the neck of an
in use to close the collar to secure the animal being en
animal.
gaged with the chain and hanging from the link with
FIGURE 2 represents, on a larger scale, a side View
the gapped portion of the ring uppermost, with the ends
of the gapped ring with the special link.
of the ring engaged within the opening in the link but
FIGURE 3 is a section on the line III-III, FIGURE 2.
separated from each other by the stop part on the link,
FIGURE 4 shows the gapped ring displaced into an
said stop part projecting into the gap to prevent free
intermediate position.
rotary movement of the ring; and the ring Pbeing dis
FIGURE 5 shows the gapped ring in a position per
engageable from the chain, to open the collar to free 35
mitting it to be disengaged from the attachment chain.
the animal, by moving the ring manually against the
Referring to the above-mentioned ?gures, 1 repre
action of gravity to move the gapped portion of the ring
sents the attachment chain suspended at 2 and hooked
to a position, within the opening in the link, in which
to the ground at 3, the chain being free to flex. By 4 is
the said gapped portion is clear of the stop part, so
that the ring can then be rotated to ‘bring the gapped 40 represented a ring which is engaged with the attachment
portion outside the link and into a position in which
chain 1 and of which the ends shown bevelled at 4b, 4°
the chain can pass through the gap in the ring.
are spaced from each other by a gap 5 (see FIGURE 3).
It should vbe mentioned that the ends 4*’ and 4° are bevelled
Also, according to the invention, means for securing
an animal comprise a neck-engaging part forming one
in order, on the one hand, to facilitate the engagement
side of a collar for the animal; a downwardly-extending 45 of the gapped ring 4 with the attachment chain, and the
chain which is adapted to be secured at each end to a
disengagement of the ring 4 from the chain 1, and, on
relatively-?xed part and which forms the other side of
the other hand, to permit the said ring 4 to slide upon an
inclined partition 7 referred to below. The ring 4- has at
the said collar; means for connecting the lower end or"
the neck-engaging part to the chain; a ring gapped to
4”- a diameter which decreases at each side towards the
enable it to be passed sideways on to the chain; and a 50 ends 4b, 4°, this portion 4a of the ring acting as a counter
link for connecting the gapped ‘ring to the upper end
weight tending always to return to its lowest position.
of the neck—engaging part, said ‘link having an opening
By 6 is represented a double link in one piece having, at
with which the gapped ring ‘can be engaged and which
one side, a part _8 provided with an opening 10 in which
is vpartly obstructed ‘by a stop part provided on the ring;
is engaged a ring 11 forming the upper end of a bar 12
the said ring and link constituting manually-releasable 55 which is adapted to partly surround the neck 13' of the
means for closing the collar, and said ring, when the ring
animal, and of which the other end 11a is connected,
and link are in'use to close the collar to secure to ani- '
through several chain links, to a closed ring 14 on the
attachment’ chain 1.
mal, being engaged with the chain and hanging from
the link with the gapped portion of the ring uppermost,
The other part of the double link 6 has a large opening
with the ends of the ring engaged with the opening in
9 of which the end 6*‘- carries an inclined partition 7 which
the link but separated from each other 'by the stop part
is disposed partly longitudinally in the large opening 9
on the link, said step part projecting into the gap to
and‘w-hich has an outer edge 7a.
prevent free rotary movement of the ring; and the ring
The device functions as follows: ‘
being disengageable from the chain, to open the collar
Referring to FIGURES l and 2, the gapped ring and
to free the animal, ‘by moving the ring manually against 65 the link are shown therein in use, the animal being held
the action of gravity to move the gapped portion of the
by the collar formed by the parts 14, 12, 6, 4- and the at
ring to a position, within the opening in the link, in
taohment chain 1. Despite the pulling on the collar, the
which the said gapped portion is clear of the stop part
gapped ring 4 remains attached to the link 6 by means
so that the ring can then be rotated to ‘bring the gapped
of its ends 41’, 4° which take support on the end 6a and
portion outside the link and into a position in which 70 which cannot, disengage because of the partition 7 and
the chain can pass through the gap in the ring.
the weight of the gapped ring 4, see FIGURE 1, which is
Further, according to the invention an arrangement
obliged always to remain suspended and consequently to
tion in attachment means in which use is made of a ?xed,
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be held Without being turned. In spite of the shaking or’
displacement given to it by the animal, the gapped ring
the chain; a ring being gapped to enable it to be passed
remains connected.
gapped ring to the upper end of the neck-engaging part,
said link’ having an opening with which the gapped ring
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If it is now wished to release the animal, when the
arrangement is in normal use according to FIGURE 3, it
is’ possible to move or turn by hand the gapped ring 4,
even if a pulling persists which tends to keep the ends
4b, 4° against the end 6a, in such a manner as to bring
sideways on to the chain; and a link for connecting the
can be engaged ‘and which is partly obstructed by a stop
part provided on the ring; the said ring and link consti
tuting manually-releasable means for closing the collar,
and said ring, when the ring and link ‘are in use to close
,the collar to secure to animal, being engaged with the
the ring into the position shown in FIGURE 4, which
shows the gap 5 almost outside the edge 7*‘ of the parti 10 chain and hanging from the link with the gapped portion
of the ring uppermost, with the ends of the ring engaged
tion 7. In'order to obtain this position, it su?ices, in
with the opening in the link but separated from each other
moving or turning the ring 4, that the end 4° can slide
by the stop part on the link, said stop part projecting into
along the face 7b of the partition '7. As a result of the
the gap to prevent free rotary movement of the ring; and
inclined face 7b serving as a guide for the bevelled end
the ring being disengageable from the chain, to open the
4°, a movement from the position shown in FIGURE 3
collar to free the animal, by moving the ring manually
to that shown in FIGURE 4 can easily be carried out
against the action of gravity to move the gapped portion
manually. In order to arrive at the position of FIGURE
of the ring to a position, Within the opening in the link, in
5, permitting the obtaining of disengagement of the
which the said gapped portion is clear ‘of the stop part so
gapped ring 4, it then su?ices to continue the displace
that the ring can then be rotated to bring the gapped
ment of the gapped ring until its gap 5 is opposite any
portion outside the link ‘and into a position in which the
of the links of the attachment ;chain 1. The collar can
chain can pass through the gap in the ring.
then be opened and the animal freed.
3. An arrangement of a gapped ring and a link for use
In order to attach the animal, the procedure is opposite
inpconnection with the securing of livestock ‘and other
to the above and is as follows: After having applied the
collar to the neck of the animal,. the gapped ring 4 is 25 animals, said gapped ring forming part of an attachment
- engaged ,withthe chain '1, allowing the ring next to be
turned until the gap 5 is presented, as in FIGURE 4,
opposite to the, edge 7a of the partition 7 and the ring can
then he let ‘fall, due to the counterweight e?ect of the por
collar and having a gap of a width greater than the
thickness of a link of an attachment chain, a portion of
the ring acting ‘as a counterweight so as normally to pre
vent tuming of the ring, and the said gapped ring having
tion 4a, causing the ring to move over both sides of the
bevelled endS, which ends normally take support on the
partition 7, in order ?nally to take again the position of
FIGURE 3 Where it again remains attached to the double
link 6.
rear end of ‘a large opening in a double link and are en-.
use in securing an animal, said means ‘comprising a ring
for engagement with a downwardly-extending chain form
ing one side of the collar, said ring being gapped to en
able it to be passed sideways on to the chain; a part form
ing the other side of the collar; ‘and a link for connecting 40
position clear of the free edge of the partition, whereby
when the ring is moved into this latter position by hand,
the gapped ring to, said part forming the other side of.
the collar, said link having an opening with which the
gapped ring can be engaged and which is partly obstructed
engaged in order to open the collar surrounding the neck
of the animal, and thus to free the animal, movement in
a contrary sense re-establishing closing of the attachment
by a stop part provided‘ on the link; said ring, when the ' '
collar.
gageable with both sides of an inclined partition disposed
partly longitudinally in the large opening in the double
link, thereby preventing the displacement in a rotary
We claim:
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l. Manually-releasable means for ‘closing a collar for 35 direction of the said ring, except when the ring is in a
the part freed from the double link can be rotated in order
to permit presentation of its 'gap opposite to any one link
of the attachment chain, to permit the ring to be dis
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4. Arrangement of a gapped ring and a link for use in
animal, being engaged with the chain and hanging from 45. connection with the securing of livestock or other ani
ring and link are in use to close the collar to secure the
the link with the gapped portion of the ring uppermost,
with the ends of the ring engaged within the opening in
the link but separated from each other by the stop part
on the link, said stop part projecting into the gap to pre
vent tree rotary movement of the ring; and the ring be
ing disengageable from the chain, to open the collar to
' free the animal, by moving the ring manually against the
action of gravity to move the gapped portion of the ring
to a position, within the opening in the link, in which the
said gapped portion is clear of the stop part, so that the
ring can _ then be rotated to bring the gapped portion
mals, according to claim 3, wherein the diameter of the
body of the gapped ring decreases from a diametrical line
passing through the gap, towards each of the ends of the
ring.
5. Arrangement of a gapped ring and a link foruse’in
connection with the securing of livestock and other ani
mals, according to claim 3, wherein the presence of a
double bevel at each end of the gapped ring, in order, on
the one hand, to facilitate engagement of the gapped
ring with, or disengagement of the ring from, the attach
ment chain, and, ‘on the other hand, to facilitate move
outside the link and into a position in which the chain
ment of the said gapped ring over the inclined partition
can pass through the gap in the ring.
of the double
2. Means for securing an animal, said means compris
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
ing a neck-engaging part forming ‘one side of a collar for
the animal; a downwardly-extending chain which is adapt~
UNITED STATES PATENTS
ed to be secured at each end to a relatively-?xed part and
Jensen et a1. _________ __ Aug. 27, 1895
545,203
which forms the other side of the said collar; means for
Sullivan ______________ _._ May 1, 1956
connecting the lower end of the neck-engaging part of 65 2,743,702
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