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1. (WO2011149953) QUICK TURN FASTENER

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/149953    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/037761
Publication Date: Dec 1, 2011 International Filing Date: May 24, 2011
IPC: F16B 39/34
Applicants: BURTON TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
BURTON, John
Inventors: BURTON, John
Title: QUICK TURN FASTENER
Abstract:
A fastener for use in connection with a tubular boss has a shaft with at least one rib along the length thereof and at least one thread segment extending at least partially around the shaft. The shaft is inserted into the boss in first position, and rotated to a second position wherein the at least one thread segment engages at least one column formed in the tubular boss. The shaft can be integrally formed with a first molded part to be fastened to a second molded part with an integrally formed tubular boss. Various locking features for locking the shaft in the boss are also disclosed.