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1. (WO1999006152) REVERSIBLE TIP DETENT

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/006152    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/015676
Publication Date: Fri Feb 12 00:59:59 CET 1999 International Filing Date: Wed Jul 29 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: B05B 15/02
Applicants: WAGNER SPRAY TECH CORPORATION
Inventors: JOHNSON, Shawn, C.
KRUZEL, Thomas, F.
Title: REVERSIBLE TIP DETENT
Abstract:
A detent apparatus and method for rotatably retaining a paint spray tip and turret in a holder to permit rotation of the turret to selectively position the tip to a spraying position and a cleaning position and to selectively permit extraction and insertion of the turret with respect to the holder by actuation of the detent apparatus which is preferably made up of a protrusion (46) and mating recess and shoulder, with a spring portion permitting relative movement of the elements of the detent apparatus to permit withdrawal and insertion of the turret with respect to the holder.