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1. (WO2017062998) HELIX TOOL LOCKING SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/062998    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/056788
Publication Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 14 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B21D 7/02
B21D 7/024
B21D 37/04
B21D 37/14
B23Q 1/25
B23Q 3/00
Applicants: ADMC HOLDING, LLC
Inventors: CARRUTHERS, Andrew, Ian
Title: HELIX TOOL LOCKING SYSTEM
Abstract:
An assembly for removably securing a tool to an industrial machine. The assembly includes an assembly base portion that may be removably secured to the industrial machine. A tool main body may be integrated with the assembly base portion. A tool attachment unit is provided to transition the assembly between a secured configuration and an unsecured configuration. The tool main body is securely fixed to the assembly base portion in the secure configuration. The tool main body is separable from the assembly base portion in the unsecured configuration. The assembly base portion and the tool attachment unit are configured to accommodate a variety of different tool main bodies according to a desired application.