Sway brace fitting

  • US 7,441,730 B2
  • Filed: 03/20/2007
  • Issued: 10/28/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An attachment fitting, comprising:

  • a clamp, comprisinga jaw comprising a first jaw portion and a second jaw portion spaced from said first jaw portion to form a gap therebetween for receiving a brace;

    a set bolt comprising a head and a threaded portion, and being movable toward said first jaw portion for engaging a wall of said brace;

    a passage extending through said clamp;

    a yoke, comprising;

    a side wall comprising a hole substantially aligned with said passage of said clamp;

    an end wall comprising an opening for receiving an attachment member for connecting said yoke to a support surface;

    said side wall extending in a first plane and said end wall extending in a second plane such that said first plane and said second plane are non-parallel to one another; and

    a pin extending through said passage of said clamp and said hole of said side wall of said yoke to swivelably connect said clamp and said yoke.

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