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1. (WO2001038745) FASTENING DEVICE WITH SHEARING CAPABILITY

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/038745    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/042309
Publication Date: Fri Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: F16B 5/06
F16B 19/00
F16B 21/02
Applicants: SOUTHCO, INC.
Inventors: ANTONUCCI, Jeffrey, L.
WEILAND, Nicholas, Roy
Title: FASTENING DEVICE WITH SHEARING CAPABILITY
Abstract:
A fastening device (110) for securing a panel to a frame is adapted to shear at a predetermined load to free the panel. A stud (111) and an 'S'-shaped receptacle (112) cooperate to provide a predetermined breakpoint.