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1. (WO2010123742) PUSH AND TURN NUT FOR QUICK FAUCET INSTALLATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/123742    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/031168
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 16 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: F16B 39/10
Applicants: AS IP HOLDCO, LLC
PITSCH, Walter
MARINOV, Marin, Cvyatkov
Inventors: PITSCH, Walter
MARINOV, Marin, Cvyatkov
Title: PUSH AND TURN NUT FOR QUICK FAUCET INSTALLATION
Abstract:
A nut and an assembly including such a nut, wherein the nut includes an outer shell having an outer surface, an inner circumferential surface having an inwardly extending flange, and an upper rim portion; and an insert piece having an upper outwardly extending portion and a plurality of downwardly extending projections, wherein each of the projections has an outer surface and an inner surface, a portion of the inner surfaces of the projections is configured to engage a nut-receiving surface and the outer portion of the projections is configured to engage the inner circumferential surface of the first outer shell such that upon a pushing action of a user the inwardly extending flange on the outer shell presses upwardly on the upper outwardly extending portion of the insert piece so that the portion of the inner surfaces of the projections configured to receive a nut-receiving surface moves outwardly.