Clamping system

  • US 10,118,230 B2
  • Filed: 10/07/2015
  • Issued: 11/06/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A clamping system for clamping an object, comprising:

  • a) an accommodating bore for accommodating the object to be clamped;

    b) a threaded bore which extends in a wall of the accommodating bore transversely to a longitudinal axis of the accommodating bore;

    c) a clamping screw which is screwable in the threaded bore in order to optionally clamp or release the object dependent upon a screwed position of the clamping screw in the accommodating bore;

    d) an intermediate element being arranged between the clamping screw and the object, so that the clamping screw does not directly touch the object to be clamped, but rather indirectly via the intermediate element; and

    e) the threaded bore being arranged offset eccentrically to a diameter of the accommodating bore, whereinthe clamping screw has a cup socket at a free inserting end thereof, andthe intermediate element has, on a side of the clamping screw, a ball head which is mounted in the cup socket of the clamping screw, so that the intermediate element is pivotable relative to the clamping screw.

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