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 new patent  Job box

A job box comprises a base defining a storage area, a lid coupled to the base and moveable between an open position, in which the storage area is accessible, and a closed position, in which the storage area in not accessible, and a light supported by the base or the lid and configured to illuminate the storage area.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

 new patent  Drain cleaner

A drain cleaner includes a shroud with a closed end and an open end opposite the closed end, a drum assembly positioned within the shroud and rotatable relative to the shroud, a flexible cable stored within the drum assembly, and a handle assembly coupled to and extending rearwardly from the shroud. The handle assembly includes a motor, a grip, and an actuator to selectively energize the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

A method for conducting an operation including a power tool battery pack. The battery pack can include a housing, a first cell supported by the housing and having a voltage, and a second cell supported by the housing and having a voltage. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Tape measure

A tape measure includes a housing having a wall defining an internal cavity and a tape port, a coilable measuring tape disposed within the internal housing and having a first end extendable out of the housing, and an end hook member including an attachment portion and a hook portion. The attachment portion is arranged to engage the first end of the tape to attach the end hook member to the tape. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Tape measure with variable preformed stressed spiral spring retraction system

A tool, such as a tape measure, including a spring-based retraction system is shown. The spring-based retraction system is driven by a spiral spring, that has a variable preformed stress profile along the length of the spring.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Pliers

A pliers includes a first member and a second member pivotally coupled to the first member. The first member and the second member each include a head and a handle having a recessed area with a non-circular cross-sectional shape and an exposed end portion adjacent the recessed area. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Screwdriver

A screwdriver includes a main body and a switch. The main body is coupled to a handle and includes a pair of parallel, spaced apart slots, and a pawl positioned in each slot. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Attachment for a rivet setting tool

An attachment for a rivet setting tool with a first plurality of jaws configured to clamp and pull a mandrel of a rivet comprises a flexible sheath and a flexible cable arranged within the flexible sheath. The flexible cable includes a first end configured to be clamped and pulled by the first plurality of jaws and a second end opposite the first end. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack and a method of inhibiting failure of a battery pack. The battery pack may generally include a housing; a battery cell supported in the housing and electrically connectable to an electrical device, power being transferrable between the battery cell and the electrical device; a resistor supported in the housing and operable to receive current from the battery cell; and an electronic processor configured to detect a failure condition of the battery pack, and, in response to detecting the failure condition of the battery pack, cause the battery cell to discharge through the resistor.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack, a method of heating a battery cell and an electrical combination. The battery pack may include a housing; a battery cell; a heating element operable to provide heat to the battery cell; a temperature sensing device operable to sense a temperature of an interior of the battery pack; a heating switch operable to control whether power is provided to the heating element; and an electronic processor configured to receive a signal from the temperature sensing device, the signal indicating the temperature of the interior of the battery pack, determine that the temperature of the interior of the battery pack is less than a predetermined temperature threshold, and in response to determining that the temperature of the interior of the battery pack is less than the predetermined temperature threshold, close the heating switch to provide power to the heating element.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Tape measure with reinforced tape blade and/or tear reducing hook configuration

A tape measure including a reinforced or coated tape measure blade is provided. The coating is thicker than the metal inner layer of the tape blade. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Reciprocating saw

A power tool including a housing having a handle configured to be grasped by a user, a motor supported by the housing, a driving gear rotated by the motor, and a driven gear engaging the driving gear to be rotated by the driving gear about a rotation axis. The power tool also includes a pin extending from the driven gear and offset from the rotation axis and a spindle having a yoke coupled to the pin to translate rotation of the driven gear into reciprocating motion of the spindle. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Hole saw

A hole saw is movable about a rotational axis in a cutting direction to cut into a workpiece. The hole saw includes a cylindrical body having a sidewall with a first end and a second end opposite the first end. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Power source for burst operation

A system, an electrical combination and a method for powering a load device. The combination may include a burst circuit configured to provide power to the load device to perform a burst operation, the burst circuit including a supercapacitor, a first switch between a power source and the supercapacitor and operable to control whether power is provided from the power source to charge the supercapacitor, and a second switch between the supercapacitor and the load device and operable to control whether power is provided from the supercapacitor to the load device; and an electronic processor configured to control the first switch and the second switch based at least in part on a voltage of the supercapacitor.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175458

Battery pack switch

A battery pack including a housing defining an aperture, a first battery cell within the housing, a second battery cell within the housing, and a switch. The first battery cell is electrically connected to a first terminal. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172443

Level with removable end cap

A level with a removable end cap is provided. The level includes a hollow level body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180169851

Battery pack interface

An interface for a battery pack and an electrical combination. The interface may include a battery-receiving portion configured to receive a battery pack and including a cavity. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180169719

Pipeline inspection device

A pipeline inspection device including a cable having a camera disposed on a distal end of the cable, where the camera and the cable are configured to be directed into a conduit. A first drum includes a rear wall, a front wall, and a side wall defining an interior, where the front wall has an opening providing access to the interior, and where the cable is disposed at least partially within the first drum. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180168021

Remote light control, configuration, and monitoring

A system of light devices including a first light device and a second light device. The first light device having a first housing, a first light, a first transceiver, a first electronic processor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166674

Battery protection system

A battery protection system for a power tool includes a power tool housing with a battery pack interface. The battery pack interface includes at least one tool electrical terminal. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180160266

Wireless tracking of power tools and related devices

A power distribution box and method of communicating via the power distribution box are provided. A power input in the power distribution box is coupled to a power output to provide power to external devices. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156613

Level including removable end caps

A level includes a frame supporting a plurality of vials and having an aperture disposed on an end of the level. The level also includes an end cap assembly detachably coupled to the end of the frame. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180149344

Area light

An area light includes a base having a first end and a second end, a pair of legs rotatably coupled to the first end of base, where the pair of legs is rotated towards the base when the light is in a stowed configuration and is rotated away from the base when the light is in an open configuration, and a light body having a light head. The light body is rotatably coupled to the base on the first end of the base, wherein the light body is rotated towards the base when the light is in the stowed configuration and is rotated away from the base when the light is in the open configuration. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180147618

Power tool

A power tool including a moveable piston, a motor capable of driving the moveable piston to perform work on a work piece, and a distance sensor configured to sense a movement of the moveable piston. The distance sensor operable to provide sensor information indicative of the movement of the piston. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180147612

Drain cleaner

A drain cleaner includes a base unit having a housing, a drive arrangement positioned within the housing, and a motor coupled to the drive arrangement and supported by the housing. The motor is operable to selectively drive the drive arrangement. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180146510

Electrically heated garment

An article of clothing including a garment body and a heating system coupled to the garment body. The heating system includes a plurality of heating zones configured to heat different portions of the garment body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180146267

Power tool and method for wireless communication

A power tool having multiple wireless communication states and a method of wirelessly communicating by a power tool. The power tool includes a motor, a battery pack interface that selectively receives a battery pack, a backup power source, and a wireless communication controller coupled to the backup power source and the battery pack interface. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180141200

Hammer drill

A hammer drill includes a housing, a first ratchet fixed to the housing, a spindle rotatably supported by the housing about an axis, and a second ratchet coupled for co-rotation with the spindle. The second ratchet is engageable with the first ratchet in response to rearward displacement of the spindle to impart a hammering action on the spindle. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180135982

Level including a slot for receiving a straight edge

A level including a first plate defining a top surface of the tool, and a second plate defining a bottom surface of the tool. The bottom plate extends generally parallel to the first plate. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180133873

Adapter for power tool devices

An adapter for a power tool including a housing, a tool-side connector, and a battery-side connector in electrical communication with each other. The tool-side connector is configured to couple to a power tool, and the battery-side connector is configured to couple to a battery pack. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180133763

Drain clearing air gun

A drain clearing air gun includes a housing defining a main body, a handle positioned on a first end of the main body, and a nose positioned on a second end of the main body. A tank is at least partially positioned within the housing and includes a chamber for receiving pressurized air, where the tank has a first portion and a second portion that are coupled together to form the chamber. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180131043

Battery pack

An electrical combination including a power tool and a battery pack. The power tool includes power tool terminals. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180131036

Method and system for battery protection

An electrical combination. The combination comprises a hand held power tool, a battery pack and a controller. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128611

Level

A level is selectively coupled to a work piece and includes a housing, an adjustable clamping mechanism configured to selectively couple the housing to the work piece, a first bubble vial coupled to the housing and operable to indicate a first levelness of the work piece, and a second bubble vial rotatably coupled to the housing about a first axis. The second bubble vial is operable to indicate a second levelness of the work piece.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128323

Clutch mechanism for rotary power tool

A clutch mechanism, for use in a rotary power tool having a motor, comprises an input member to which torque from the motor is transferred and an output member co-rotatable with the input member, the output member defining a rotational axis. The clutch mechanism further comprises a cam surface formed on one of the input member or the output member and a compression spring carried by the other of the input member or the output member for co-rotation therewith. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126470

Blade clamp for a reciprocating power tool

A blade clamp for removably coupling a saw blade to a spindle of a reciprocating power tool includes an actuator rotatable about the spindle and a locking member movable relative to the spindle between a locking position and a release position in response to rotation of the actuator. The locking member has a first section defining a first diameter that is constant along a length of the first section. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126429

Drain cleaner

A drain cleaner includes a handle assembly with a grip, a motor supported by the handle assembly, and a shroud coupled to and extending forwardly from the handle assembly. The shroud includes a closed end facing the handle assembly and an open end facing away from the handle assembly. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124558

Tool tracking system

A wireless transmission system logs and communicates a location of an object. The wireless transmission system includes a wireless antenna configured to transmit a first beacon signal and a second advertising beacon signal. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180119935

Site light

A site light includes a body, an arm coupled to the body having an adjustable arm length, a light assembly coupled to the arm opposite the body, and a drive mechanism with a crank arm rotatable about a first axis. Rotating the crank arm in a first direction causes the arm length to increase. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180119406

Sewer cleaning machine

A sewer cleaning machine includes a frame and a drum rotatably supported by the frame. The drum includes a cable that is selectively extendable out of the drum. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117684

Milling cutter

A milling cutter includes a milling drum having a body with a first end, a second end, an outer surface extending around a circumference of the body between the first and second ends, and a slot formed in the outer surface. The milling cutter also includes a cutting insert positioned at least partially within the slot and removably secured to the body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106585

Tape measure with compact retraction system

A tool, such as a tape measure, including a spring-based retraction system is shown. Various spring-based retraction system embodiments are configured to decrease the size occupied by the spring within the tape measure housing, which consequently reduces tape measure housing size providing a more compact tape measure. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104802

Adapter for power tool devices

An adapter for a power tool including a housing, a tool-side connector, and a battery-side connector in electrical communication with each other. The tool-side connector is configured to couple to a power tool, and the battery-side connector is configured to couple to a battery pack. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099388

Hydraulic power tool

A working head for a hydraulic power tool. The working head includes a head frame and a first moveable die head configured to move along the working head frame. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099387

Torque wrench

A torque wrench including a head, a handle, a primary beam, a secondary beam, and a torque adjustment mechanism. The primary beam couples the head and the handle for co-rotation about the rotational axis and the primary beam includes a first end adjacent the head and a second end adjacent the handle. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099386

Torque wrench

A torque wrench including a head, a handle, a primary beam, a secondary beam, and a torque adjustment mechanism. The primary beam couples the head and the handle for co-rotation about the rotational axis and the primary beam includes a first end adjacent the head and a second end adjacent the handle. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099338

Pilot pin for drill press

A pilot pin assembly is slidably receivable within a tool bit of a drill press. The pilot pin assembly includes a first pin defining an interior cavity, and a second pin at least partially received within the interior cavity of the first pin. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094925

Level with removable and/or interchangeable sleeve

A tool, such as a level, including one or more covers or sleeves is provided. The level body and sleeve each have a cooperating engagement structure that allows the sleeve to be removably coupled to the level body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093410

Pex expanding tool

An expanding tool comprising: an actuator comprising a cylindrical housing that defines an actuator housing cavity; a primary ram disposed within the actuator housing cavity, the primary ram defining an internal primary ram cavity; a secondary ram disposed within the internal primary ram cavity; a cam roller carrier coupled to a distal end of the secondary ram; a drive collar positioned within a distal end of the actuator housing cavity; a roller clutch disposed within an internal cavity defined by an inner surface of the drive collar; a shuttle cam positioned between the roller clutch and a distal end of the primary ram; an expander cone coupled to the primary ram; and an expander head operably coupled to the drive collar. When triggered, the actuator first rotates the expander head and then the actuator expands the expander head.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093319

Power tool

A power tool including a moveable piston, a motor capable of driving the moveable piston to perform work on a work piece, and a distance sensor configured to sense a movement of the moveable piston. The distance sensor operable to provide sensor information indicative of the movement of the piston. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091145

Trigger assembly

A trigger assembly, for use with a power tool having an electric motor, includes a trigger, a conductor coupled for movement with the trigger, and a printed circuit board. The printed circuit board has an inductive sensor thereon responsive to relative movement between the conductor and the inductive sensor caused by movement of the trigger. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085909

Hydraulic power tool

A working head for a hydraulic power tool including a head frame and a first moveable die head configured to move along the working head frame. The first moveable die head configured to receive a first moveable die comprising a first body length. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085903

Instruction indicia on jaw assembly for pex press tool

A press tool for crimping a cylindrical fitting includes first and second jaws, each of which is pivotable about a pivot axis between an open position and a closed position. The press tool also includes an indicium coupled to at least one of the first jaw, the second jaw, or another component of the press tool illustrating a preferred orientation of the cylindrical fitting when positioned between the first and second jaws prior to initiating a crimping operation.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085899

Tool bit

A tool bit includes a hexagonal drive portion, a working end, and a shank interconnecting the drive portion and the working end. The shank includes an outer peripheral surface having a curvature in a plane including a central axis of the tool bit. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085833

Hole saw arbor assembly

A cutting tool includes a hole saw, a pilot bit, and an arbor assembly. The assembly includes a shank having a first end and a second end. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079056

Ratchet mechanism for tool

A ratcheting tool is provided. The ratcheting tool includes a ratchet mechanism including a gear structure and a pawl structure. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076688

Brushless dc motor power tool with combined pcb design

A power tool with a combined printed circuit board (pcb) that reduces internal wiring of the power tool and provides a large amount of air flow to internal components. In some instances, the combined pcb has a surfboard shape and includes a motor control unit and power switching elements (field effect transistors or fets). ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180071901

Powered ratcheting torque wrench

A power tool includes a housing defining a grip portion, a motor having a motor drive shaft, a drive assembly coupled to the motor drive shaft and driven by the motor, an output assembly coupled to the drive assembly and having an output member that receives torque from the drive assembly, causing the output member to rotate about an axis, and a transducer assembly disposed between the grip portion and the output assembly to measure the amount of torque applied through the output member, when the motor is deactivated, in response to the power tool being manually rotated about the axis.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180071847

Reciprocating saw blade

A saw blade for use with a reciprocating saw includes a body and an attachment portion extending from the body. The attachment portion includes a tang and an aperture configured to connect to the reciprocating saw. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065404

Chalk line device

A chalk line device includes a housing, a spool, a chalk line, a hook, and a cap. The housing defines an outer surface and an internal chamber, and the housing includes an opening. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065232

Depth and angle sensor attachment for a power tool

A power tool including a sensor attachment, a housing, a motor, and a power tool controller. The power tool controller is operable or configured to control power provided to the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034289

Method and system for charging multi-cell lithium-based battery packs

A method and system for charging multi-cell lithium-based batteries. In some aspects, a battery charger includes a housing, at least one terminal to electrically connect to a battery pack supported by the housing, and a controller operable to provide a charging current to the battery pack through the at least one terminal. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180030715

Cable feed control mechanism for drain cleaner

A drain cleaner including a carrier configured to be carried by a user, a cable configured to be inserted into a drain, a drum positioned and rotatable within the carrier, the drum supporting the cable, a motor positioned within the carrier and operable to rotate the drum, and a cable feed control mechanism coupled to the motor to control operation of the motor. The cable feed control mechanism is configured to feed the cable out of the drum and is positioned at a distance from carrier so a length of the cable extends from the drum to the cable feed control mechanism. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180030714

Cable feed control mechanism for drain cleaner

A drain cleaner including a cable configured to inserted in a drain, a drum supporting the cable, a motor configured to rotate the drum, and a cable feed control mechanism configured to feed the cable in a linear direction. The cable feed mechanism includes a plurality of feed wedges surrounding the cable, a plurality of rollers supported by the feed wedges, and a collar positioned around at least a portion of the plurality of feed wedges and having a cam surface. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180029217

Attachment device for a hand tool

An attachment device for use with a hand tool having a handle portion with a distal end includes a connection member having a connection point, and a receiver coupled to and extending axially from the connection member to define a central channel having an open end. The receiver is configured to receive at least a portion of the handle portion within the central channel via the open end. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180029201

Ratchet, ratchet accessory, and kit including the same

A tool accessory includes a first portion defining a drive end and a second portion defining a working end. At least one flat or planar side surface is defined on the first portion, and a tipping point is disposed between the first portion and the second portion. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021868

Reciprocating saw

A power tool includes a housing, a motor, and a drive mechanism. The drive mechanism includes a driven gear that is rotated by the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021862

Toothform for a cutting tool, such as a hole saw

A cutting tool includes a body, a plurality of cutting teeth formed on the body, a plurality of non-cutting protrusions formed on the body, and a plurality of gullets formed on the body. Each gullet is formed between one of the plurality of cutting teeth and one of the plurality of non-cutting protrusions. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021840

Pex crimping tool

A power tool includes a motor having an output shaft, an extensible member driven by the motor, a working assembly movable in response to contact with a distal end of the extensible member, a first sensor configured to detect a home position of the extensible member, a second sensor configured to detect rotation of the motor output shaft, and a controller in electrical communication with the first and second sensors. The controller is configured to drive the motor output shaft in a first rotational direction a predetermined number of revolutions counted by the second sensor, thereby displacing the extensible member from the home position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180016776

Drain cleaner with feed handle

A drain cleaner includes a base unit having a frame, a drum rotatably supported by the frame, a cable at least partially disposed within the drum, a motor supported by the frame for driving rotation of the drum and the cable, and a handle for guiding the cable into a drain. The handle includes a body, a passage formed in the body, and an actuator supported by the body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170370718

Level and level-straightedge system

A level and level-straightedge system is provided. The level may include one or more slip-resistant structure. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170370716

Level with metal frame supporting protective outer body

A tool, such as a level, including one or more polymer/plastic body segment, protective cover and/or seal is provided. The covers discussed herein may limit or prevent dirt or construction materials, such as concrete, from entering into the level body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361475

Power tool, such as a metal shears

A power tool includes a housing having a first portion defining a forward end of the housing, a second portion defining a rearward end of the housing, an upper surface extending rearwardly from the forward end, and a lower surface extending forwardly from the rearward end. The power tool also includes a motor positioned within the housing, a drive mechanism coupled to the motor and positioned within the housing, an output element coupled to the drive mechanism at the forward end of the housing, a battery pack supported at the rearward end of the housing and electrically coupled to the motor, and an actuator operable to selectively power the motor to drive the drive mechanism and the output element. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359634

Power tool and method for wireless communication

A power tool having multiple wireless communication states and a method of wirelessly communicating by a power tool. The power tool includes a motor, a battery pack interface that selectively receives a battery pack, a backup power source, and a wireless communication controller coupled to the backup power source and the battery pack interface. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358909

Tool having an inclined handle

An example tool includes a housing; an inclined handle coupled to, and extending obliquely from, a top portion of the housing, where the inclined handle has a first trigger button and a second trigger button; and an interlocking mechanism disposed in the inclined handle. The interlocking mechanism is configured to disable one of the first trigger button or the second trigger button while the other of the first trigger button or the second trigger button is triggered.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356472

Hydraulic system of a tool

An example tool includes a hydraulic actuator cylinder; a piston slidably accommodated within the hydraulic actuator cylinder, where the piston includes a piston head and a piston rod extending from the piston head along a central axis direction of the hydraulic actuator cylinder, the piston head divides an inside of the hydraulic actuator cylinder into a first chamber and a second chamber, and the piston rod is disposed in the first chamber and configured to move one or more jaws of the tool; a pump configured to provide pressurized fluid; and a sequence valve configured to block the pressurized fluid from flowing into the second chamber of the hydraulic actuator cylinder until pressure of the pressurized fluid exceeds a threshold pressure value.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170355027

Tool head

A tool head includes a first frame having a first arm and a second arm extending from a base to a distal end. The tool head may also include a first blade in the frame between the first arm and the second arm. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170353847

System and method for establishing a wireless connection between power tool and mobile device

A method and system for connecting a power tool with a mobile device. The mobile device receives a user request to connect to a power tool and transmits a short-range advertisement. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170350577

Stand light

A portable light includes an elongate body, a plurality of extension poles slidably received in the body and movable out of the body between an extended position and a retracted position, a light head pivotably coupled to one of the extension poles, and a head assembly housing fixed to the body and having an opening to receive the light head when the extension poles are in the retracted position. The portable light also includes a collar positioned around a portion of the body and movable between a first position and a second position, a handle coupled to the collar for movement with the collar, and a plurality of legs pivotably coupled to the collar. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348812

Power tool dust collector

A power tool assembly includes a hand-held power tool, a dust collector removably coupled to the power tool, and first and second power tool battery packs each of which is interchangeably coupled with the power tool and the dust collector for separately powering the power tool and the dust collector, respectively.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346364

Electric motor for a power tool

An electric motor includes first and second balancing members coupled to an output shaft for rotation with a rotor. The first and second balancing members substantially balance a mass of the rotor about a longitudinal axis of the output shaft to reduce vibrations of the electric motor during use. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346334

Series-connected battery packs, system and method

A power device, system and method. The device may include a housing defining a first support operable to support a first battery pack, and a second support operable to support a second battery pack; a circuit selectively electrically connecting the first battery pack and the second battery pack in series, the circuit including an output terminal to provide an output voltage to a powered device, a first bypass portion operable to selectively electrically disconnect the first battery pack from the circuit, and a second bypass portion operable to selectively electrically disconnect the second battery pack from the circuit; and a boost converter electrically connected to the circuit and operable to boost a voltage at the output terminal.. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341195

Electromagnetic base for magnetic drill press

A drill press includes a main housing, a drill unit supported by the main housing for relative movement therewith, and a magnetic base for coupling the drill press to a ferromagnetic workpiece. The magnetic base includes a ferromagnetic body having spaced, substantially parallel first and second rails. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170332457

Spotlight

A spotlight and a method of controlling the spotlight with an external device. The spotlight having a first light source including a center spotlight, a second light source including area lights, a power supply, a transceiver configured to communicate wirelessly with the external device, and a processor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331163

Battery pack with phase change material

A bladder configured to support a phase change material in a heat transfer relationship with at least one battery cell including a wall defining a channel, the phase change material surrounding a portion of the channel.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170328711

Level with rotating angle indicator

A tool, such as a level, including a rotating angle indicator is provided. The level may include a gripping structure for coupling the level to a workpiece. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326661

Saw blade

A reciprocating saw blade includes a body defining a longitudinal axis. The saw blade includes a cutting portion having a plurality of cutting teeth. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326651

Step drill bit

A drill bit includes a shank, a transition portion, and a body portion defining a plurality of axially stacked, progressively sized steps. The steps include a first step and a terminal step coupled to the transition portion. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324206

Die holder

A die holder for organizing and storing at least one die for use with a crimping tool comprises a body including a first surface and a second surface parallel to and spaced from the first surface, and a first bore extending from the first surface toward the second surface. The first bore terminates at a location that is spaced from the second surface. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322026

Level with audio and/or visual indicators

A tool, such as a level, including audio and/or visual indicators is provided. The level may include one or more bubble level vials having a controller and a sensor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320207

Power tool operation recording and playback

A power tool and method for recording and playing back a motor parameter. The power tool includes a housing, a motor, a trigger, and a controller. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310858

Visual inspection device

A visual inspection device includes a housing, a handle coupled to the housing that is grasped by a user while the device is in use, and an articulating camera unit coupled to the housing. The articulating camera unit includes a flexible cable with a first end coupled to the housing and a second end, a camera coupled to the second end of the flexible cable and operable to transmit image data through the flexible cable, and an articulation mechanism operable to articulate the camera relative to the flexible cable. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310194

Brushless dc motor configuration for a power tool

A power tool with a combined printed circuit board (pcb) having a doughnut shape and located coaxially with a motor shaft. The combined pcb is secured to a heat sink on one end of the motor and a metal end piece is positioned on an opposite end of the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305185

Internal pressure regulating marker pen

A writing implement is configured to dispense material onto a work surface. The writing implement includes a body having a first end, a second end, and an inner surface. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170295347

Visual inspection device

A visual inspection device includes a body having a support portion and a grip portion extending from the support portion. The device also includes a flexible cable having a first end portion coupled to the body and a second end portion, and a camera assembly coupled to the second end portion of the flexible cable. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170288499

Brushless motor for a power tool

A brushless direct current motor for a power tool. The motor includes a stator assembly including a stator core having stator laminations with an annular portion and inwardly extending stator teeth. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282353

Tool bit case with modular components

A merchandise product includes a tool bit case having first and second housing members. The tool bit case also includes a first modular tool bit holder and a second modular tool bit holder each movably coupled to the first housing member. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282345

Bit retention assembly for rotary hammer

A rotary hammer includes a motor, a spindle coupled to the motor for receiving torque from the motor, a piston at least partially received within the spindle for reciprocation therein, and an anvil received within the spindle for reciprocation in response to reciprocation of the piston. The anvil imparts axial impacts to a tool bit in response to reciprocation of the piston. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279290

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

An electrical combination. The electrical combination comprises a battery pack configured to be interfaced with a hand held power tool, a control component, and a semiconducting switch. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274504

Pliers

A pliers includes a first member having a first head and a first handle, and a second member having a second head and a second handle. Each of the handles includes a recessed grip area bounded by a forward lip and a rear lip. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170271949

Brushless dc motor power tool with combined pcb design

A power tool with a combined printed circuit board (pcb) that reduces internal wiring of the power tool and provides a large amount of air flow to internal components. In some instances, the combined pcb has a surfboard shape and includes a motor control unit and power switching elements (field effect transistors or fets). ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170271899

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

A method for conducting an operation including a power tool battery pack. The battery pack can include a housing, a first cell supported by the housing and having a voltage, and a second cell supported by the housing and having a voltage. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170271893

System and method for charging a battery pack

System and method for charging a battery pack. One system includes a battery pack with at least one battery cell, a memory, and a charging circuit configured to control a charging current from a charger to the battery pack. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259446

Control of a cutting tool

An example system includes a cutting tool and a device configured to remotely control the cutting tool. The device is configured to establish a wireless communication with the cutting tool, and the cutting tool is configured to send a first signal to the device indicating that the cutting tool is enabled to be operated remotely responsive to the cutting tool receiving information indicating that a trigger is locked in an “on” state and a remote switch is in a first position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256815

Method and system for battery protection

An electrical combination. The combination comprises a hand held power tool, a battery pack and a controller. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248727

Wall scanner

Embodiments of the invention relate to a wall scanner that includes a housing, a plurality of sensors, a display, and a control section. The housing includes a handle portion and a body portion. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246732

Power tool including an output position sensor

A power tool including a motor and an impact mechanism. The impact mechanism is coupled to the motor and includes a hammer driven by the motor, and an anvil positioned at a nose of the power tool, and configured to receive an impact from the hammer. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239835

Chainsaw

A chainsaw includes a housing having a handle housing portion, a motor housing portion, and a drive housing portion. The handle housing portion has a longitudinal axis that defines a first axis of the chainsaw. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239808

Tool storage devices

Tool storage devices. A tool storage device may include a handle assembly including a support arm connected between a body and a handle portion and having a substantially rectangular cross section oriented with first walls extending transverse to the axis having a greater width than second walls extending parallel to the axis. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239738

Blade for a reciprocating saw

A blade for use with a reciprocating saw includes an attachment portion configured to couple to the reciprocating saw and a body extending from the attachment portion. The body includes a first portion, a tip portion, and a second portion extending from the first portion to the tip portion. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232484

Closet auger

A closet auger includes an elongated casing member extending along an axis, and an elongated drive member telescopically received in the casing member and movable between an extended position and a retracted position relative to the casing member along the axis. The drive member is rotatable relative to the casing member about the axis. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225247

Saw blade and system and method for manufacturing a saw blade

A saw blade blank includes a body having an edge and an attachment portion formed on the body. The attachment portion is configured to connect to a power tool. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170217010

Holding force detection for magnetic drill press

A drill press includes a main housing, a base coupled to the main housing, and a drill unit supported by the main housing for relative movement therewith. The base includes a bore formed in a top surface and a magnet to create a magnetic field for magnetically latching the base to a workpiece. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170216986

System and methods for configuring a reciprocating saw

Systems and methods for configuring a power tool. One system includes a power tool communication system that includes an external device and a power tool. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170204864

Transfer pump

A transfer pump. The pump is for displacing fluid and may generally include a housing; a pump including an impeller, the pump being disposed within the housing for creating suction to draw the fluid through the impeller; a motor for driving the pump; a battery operable to power the motor; and a sensor for sensing current drawn by the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170203372

Chuck assembly for a rotary power tool

A method of operating a power tool chuck assembly includes inserting a tool bit within a central bore of a chuck body, displacing a plurality of jaws with the tool bit from an extended position to a retracted position, displacing the jaws from the retracted position toward the extended position with a spring, rotating a tightening sleeve about a rotational axis in a tightening direction, thereby imparting an axial displacement to the tightening sleeve relative to the chuck body, inwardly displacing a plurality of clamping nuts in a radial direction in response to engagement between a wedge defined on the tightening sleeve and the clamping nuts, causing respective threads on the clamping nuts and the jaws to engage, and applying a clamping force on the tool bit with the jaws in response to continued rotation of the tightening sleeve in the tightening direction.. . ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170194891

Apparatus with active software clamping of supply voltage

A power tool that includes a motor configured to drive a working element, a power supply that is coupled to the motor to provide power to the motor, a shunt circuit that is coupled to the power supply, and a controller. The shunt circuit includes a shunt switch and a shunt element and is configured to hold a voltage of the power supply below a high voltage threshold. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170190041

Vibration reduction system and method for power tools

Systems and methods for reducing vibration in power tool. One system includes a power tool that includes a housing and a motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170190039

Stapler

A stapler includes a main body having a front side and a bottom side extending from the front side. A staple discharge opening is defined on the bottom side proximate the front side. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170190028

Impact tool

An impact tool includes a housing, a motor supported in the housing, and a drive assembly for converting a continuous torque input from the motor to consecutive rotational impacts upon a workpiece. The drive assembly includes an anvil, a hammer that is both rotationally and axially movable relative to the anvil, and a spring for biasing the hammer in an axial direction toward the anvil. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170182652

Tool storage devices

A tool storage device and a tool box. The device may include flexible walls cooperating to define a storage area, and a rigid frame supported in the storage area and including a central portion extending in a direction from a bottom wall toward a top wall, one base portion extending from one side of the central portion, along the bottom wall and toward one side wall, and another base portion extending from an opposite side of the central portion, along the bottom wall and toward an opposite side wall. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170173768

System and method for configuring a power tool with an impact mechanism

A power tool with an impact mechanism and that is controlled based on a drive angle from impacting. The power tool includes a housing, a brushless direct current (dc) motor within the housing, an impact mechanism, and an output drive device. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170170774

Overload detection in a power tool

A power tool includes a motor, a power circuit coupled to the motor, and a speed sensor coupled to the motor. The power circuit provides power to the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170170671

Method and apparatus for connecting a plurality of battery cells in series or parallel

Methods and systems for selectively connecting a plurality of battery cells in a dual-mode battery pack in series and parallel configurations and/or for individual cell monitoring. A dual-mode battery pack may generally include a housing; a first set of battery cells connected in series; and a second set of battery cells connected in series. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170167869

Level with rotating vial and locking assembly

A level including a rotating level vial is provided. The level includes a locking mechanism that utilizes an actuator that engages a brake to lock the rotating vial into the desired position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170167700

Flood light

A light comprises a housing including a front face, a first face, a second face, and a first surface arranged between the second face and the front face. A lens is disposed in the front face and a light source is covered by the lens. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170166352

Storage device system

A storage device system includes a storage case having a base and a cover coupled to the base, and a plurality of insertable bins removably positioned within an interior of the base. The plurality of insertable bins includes a first bin having a first height and a set of second bins each having a second height. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165852

Bolt cutter

A cutter including a cutting head and an adjustable handle pivotally coupled to the cutting head. The adjustable handle includes a first adjustment assembly to change a length the adjustable handle extends from the cutting head. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165849

Knife

A folding knife including a handle, a pivot axis, and a blade having a cutting edge. The blade is pivotably coupled to the handle such that the blade is pivotable relative to the handle about the pivot axis between a retracted position and an extended position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165818

Bit holder assembly

A bit holder assembly includes a barrel having a shank receiving end, a bit receiving end, and an inner wall extending between the shank receiving end and the bit receiving end. The bit holder assembly also includes a shank sized and shaped to be received within the barrel. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165766

Accessory tool

An accessory tool includes an effector end and a shank coupled to the effector end. The shank includes a tool engagement portion that is configured to be received within a tool and a reduced diameter portion disposed between the tool engagement portion and the effector end. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165723

Drain cleaner

A drain cleaner includes a handle assembly having a grip, a motor positioned within the handle assembly, and an actuator supported by the handle assembly adjacent the grip. The actuator is electrically coupled to the motor and operable to selectively energize the motor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157787

Control of a cutting tool

An example system includes a cutting tool and a device configured to remotely control the cutting tool. In response to receiving information indicative of actuation of a first user interface item, the device sends a first signal to the cutting tool so as to request enabling the cutting tool to be operated remotely. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157682

Adjustable diameter hole cutter

A hole cutter assembly is operable to cut a plurality of different sized diameter holes in a work piece. The hole cutter assembly includes an arbor configured to connect to a power tool for rotation about an axis, and a body coupled to the arbor for rotation with the arbor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157681

Hole saw with open end cap geometry

A tool, such as a hole saw, including an open end cap geometry is provided. The end cap includes spokes extending between a hub and a rim. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170138575

Utility mount light

A utility light includes a main body, a handle movably coupled to the main body, and a pair of light assemblies. The handle is biased toward the main body such that the handle is configured to clamp a workpiece between the main body and the handle. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129123

Oscillating multi-tool system

A power tool having a housing, a motor, a tool holder driven about an output axis by the motor, and an output element for performing an operation on a workpiece. The tool holder has a locating feature including a tapered portion becoming narrower in a direction away from the surface of the tool holder. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129026

Reciprocating saw

A reciprocating saw includes a housing assembly, a motor, and a drive mechanism. The drive mechanism includes a gear coupled to and driven by a pinion of the motor for rotation about a first axis. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170127501

Remote light control, configuration, and monitoring

A system of light devices including a first light device and a second light device. The first light device having a first housing, a first light, a first transceiver, a first electronic processor. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170125984

Externally configurable worksite power distribution box

Systems and methods for configuring, with an external device, a power distribution box having priority disconnects. The power distribution box includes a housing portion and a base portion elevating the housing portion. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120679

Wheeled device and wheel assembly

A wheel assembly, a wheeled device and a method of manufacturing a wheel assembly. The wheel assembly includes a core and an outer portion coupled to the core. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120464

Hand cutting tool

A hand cutting tool including a first cutting blade, a second cutting blade, a first handle, and a second handle. The hand cutting tool further includes a handle lock assembly configured to retain the cutting tool in a closed position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120357

Saw blade

A saw blade includes a body and a plurality of cutting teeth formed on the body. Each cutting tooth includes a tip at a first end of the cutting tooth, a rake face extending from the tip toward the body, a relief face extending from the tip toward a second end of the cutting tooth and sloping toward the body, and a projection at the second end of the cutting tooth and sloping away from the body. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120346

Hole saw

A hole saw includes a cylindrical body disposed along an axis of rotation with a side wall extending axially from a cap end to a cutting end. The cutting end includes a plurality of cutting teeth. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170110842

Crimping tool

A crimping tool, for attaching at least one wire to a connector, includes a housing, a first handle coupled to the housing, and a second handle coupled to the housing and movable relative to the first handle. The crimping tool also includes a working head coupled to the housing opposite the first and second handles. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170110709

Battery pack

A battery pack including a housing having a first housing portion and a second housing portion. The first housing portion is secured to the second housing portion and defines an interface for receiving a power tool. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108537

Digital multi-meter

A multi-meter including a current input, a common input, a display, a first current measurement circuit, a second current measurement circuit, and a controller. The controller includes a first input and a second input. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170106544

Knife

A folding knife including a handle, a blade having a cutting edge, and the blade is pivotably coupled to the handle about a pivot axis between a retracted position and an extended position. The blade is received within the handle in the retracted position and the cutting edge is exposed in the extended position. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170089682

Tape measure

A tape measure including a housing defining an interior and an exterior, where the housing has an opening. A spool is rotatable within the interior of the housing. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170087695

Locking pliers with improved adjustment member

A hand tool includes a first jaw, a first handle fixed to the first jaw, a second jaw, and a second handle pivotally coupled to the second jaw, a link member, and an adjustment member. The adjustment member is operable to axially move a first end of the link member to vary a distance between the first and second jaws. ... Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation








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