Electric heat sealer with safety device

  • US 7,315,010 B2
  • Filed: 08/29/2005
  • Issued: 01/01/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/26/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An electric heat sealer comprising:

  • (a) a casing;

    (b) a sealing mechanism mounted within said casing, said sealing mechanism including;

    (i) a heat insulative base having a top, and(ii) an electric heating wire through which an electrical current can flow;

    (c) a frame having an opening defined therethrough;

    (d) a heat resistant cover sheet removably secured to said top of said heat insulative base by said frame;

    (e) operating means pivotally connected to said casing; and

    (f) a safety device which selectively prevents electrical current from flowing through said electric heating wire;

    wherein an opening is defined in said casing and said frame includes a downwardly extending post that engages the casing opening.

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