Straight edge clamp

  • US 9,815,177 B2
  • Filed: 02/24/2015
  • Issued: 11/14/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/03/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A straight edge clamp comprising:

  • an elongated body, said elongated body including at least two sections, and at least one connector for connecting said sections to form a unitary elongated body;

    an overall length of said elongated body is determined by a number of sections attached together by said at least one connector;

    said elongated body has opposed edges, a top and a bottom, and a main channel formed in said bottom,a clamping head and an end stop, said clamping head is mounted within said main channel a spaced distance from said end stop;

    said clamping head includes a locking mechanism to lock said clamping head with respect to said elongated body, said locking mechanism of said clamping head includes a movable locking member that moves between a locked and unlocked position;

    said movable locking member has engagement surfaces adapted to engage the elongated body;

    said main channel has sidewalls, said engagement surfaces engage said sidewalls in said locked position;

    whereby said bottom of said elongated body is adapted to be positioned against a work surface having sides and said clamping head is adapted to be positioned against one of the sides, and said locking mechanism is moved to a clamped position.

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