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1. (WO2018163075) A WIRE/CHAIN INSTALLING, AND TENSIONING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/163075    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/051452
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 07 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: E04H 17/26
B25B 25/00
E04H 17/00
E04H 17/10
Applicants: TOLLEY, Michael J.
Inventors: TOLLEY, Michael J.
Title: A WIRE/CHAIN INSTALLING, AND TENSIONING DEVICE
Abstract:
A tensioning and handling device for barbed wires, chains, and other similar wires. The device includes a wire-retaining rod, a post-engaging bracket, and a rod-support plate. The post-engaging bracket braces against a running post. The rod-support plate includes a first plate, a second plate, and a rod-receiving slot. The first plate is terminally connected to the post-engaging bracket. The second plate is connected to the first plate, opposite to the post-engaging bracket. The rod-receiving slot normally traverses through the second plate and receives the wire-retaining rod. The wire-retaining rod includes a threaded rod body, a wire-engagement head, and a torque-receiving head. The threaded rod body is threadably engaged within the rod-receiving tool, creating a linear actuator when rotated by an external torque tool. The wire-engagement head receives and holds a wire to be tensioned. The torque-receiving head interlocks with a torque tool to rotate the threaded rod body.