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ELECTRIC NUT RUNNER ADAPTER USING GEAR ASSEMBLY TO TURN CONNECTOR NUT ATTACHED TO A SEMI-RIGID CABLE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238051D
Publication Date: 2014-Jul-29

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Abstract

Standard wrenches used to turn a nut in close proximity of another nut or on a semi-rigid cable have limited range of motion. Typically, a wrench may be manipulated by a technician less than one revolution of rotation before it has to be repositioned. In applications with numerous connections, such repositioning increases assembly and test time, consequently increasing overall cost. Technicians may attempt to tighten nuts with their fingers in an effort to save time, however increasing the risk of injury due