(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 04 December 2015 (04.12.2015)

Information valid as of: 23 June 2017 (23.06.2017)

Report generated on: 11 December 2017 (11.12.2017)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2016/10575130 June 2016 (30.06.2016) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2015/06204222 November 2015 (22.11.2015) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
P201401038 (ES)23 December 2014 (23.12.2014) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
F16B 5/02 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. [US/US]; 155 Harlem Avenue Glenview, Illinois 60025 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
ARISA BUSQUETS, Jaume; Prat de la Riba 3, 4o2a E-08206 Sabadell (Barcelona) (ES)

(74) Agent(s):
HAUPTMAN, Benjamin J.; Hauptman Ham, LLP 2318 Mill Road, Suite 1400 Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (US)

(54) Title (EN): COMPENSATION NUT
(54) Title (FR): ÉCROU DE COMPENSATION

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A compensating nut formed by the assembly of a nut (2) and a bolt (3) and used to attach an application to a surface or panel while maintaining a variable distance between said surface and the supporting element or chassis in which the nut is attached, preventing this distance from collapsing when said application attachment bolt is tightened, that includes a slightly flexible plastic annular body, such as an overmolded sleeve (9) of vulcanized plastic, held tightly in the cylindrical axial internal hollow of said bolt (3).
(FR): L'invention concerne un écrou de compensation formé par l'assemblage d'un écrou (2) et d'un boulon (3) et utilisé pour fixer une application sur une surface ou un panneau tout en maintenant une distance variable entre ladite surface et l'élément de support ou châssis dans lequel l'écrou est fixé, pour ainsi empêcher cette distance de s'affaisser lorsque ledit boulon de fixation de l'application est serré, qui comprend un corps annulaire plastique légèrement flexible, tel qu'un manchon surmoulé (9) de plastique vulcanisé, maintenu de manière serrée dans le creux interne axial cylindrique dudit boulon (3).

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 02 February 2016 (02.02.2016) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JP, KE, KG, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
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