Mounting hardware

  • US 9,957,998 B2
  • Filed: 10/28/2016
  • Issued: 05/01/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/15/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An apparatus, comprising:

  • a washer/nut member comprising;

    a plurality of outer surfaces disposed in a hexagonal shape;

    an inner cylindrical surface disposed radially internal to the plurality of outer surfaces;

    an intermediate cylindrical surface disposed radially between the plurality of outer surfaces and the inner cylindrical surface; and

    an annular surface disposed radially between the inner cylindrical surface and the intermediate cylindrical surface; and

    a cap disposed within the intermediate cylindrical surface;

    wherein the inner cylindrical surface is configured to surround a shaft portion of a screw that contacts the annular surface; and

    wherein the washer/nut member further comprises an upper annular surface and a flat surface of the cap is substantially flush with the upper annular surface.

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