Web adjuster and coupling

  • US 6,820,310 B2
  • Filed: 07/26/2002
  • Issued: 11/23/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A web adjuster for use with a web, the adjuster comprising:

  • a frame including a web stop;

    a gripping assembly defining a gripping portion having a gripping surface substantially parallel to the web stop and further defining a manipulation portion separate from the gripping portion; and

    one or more biasing members acting between said frame and said gripping assembly;

    wherein said one or more biasing members urge the gripping surface toward the web stop and wherein the manipulation portion is operable to move apart the gripping portion and the web stop upon a force being applied to the manipulation portion.

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