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"Sock-it"-new and innovative way of securing a fastener

[Category : - Automotive Accessories ]
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A socket and drive member used in a manufacturing process for driving fasteners is coupled together using an elastic sleeve. The sleeve is placed on one of the socket and drive and then positioned to cover a joint created when the socket and drive member are coupled together. The sleeve uses friction and/or vacuum to maintain the connection at the joint, thus removing the need for fasteners to maintain the joint connection.

This is the new and innovative way of securing a fastener to a drive shaft assembly. (Or any two piece assembly which may require attachment) Currently Manufactures will use an O-ring and pin to assemble the fastener to the drive. The problem with using the O-ring and pin is that the O-ring will...through time, deteriorate and breakdown, leading to the pin falling out and the assembly falling apart. The solution..."use the Sock-it method...which is easy to install, easy to remove, and will reduce unnecessary downtime.


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Looking for any outright sale, license or royalties or any other form of partnership....Market potential for this product would be any/all manufacturing facilities which utilize fastening or rundown automated equipment...to which two assemblies need to be married together.

















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