US Patent No. 10,094,545

POWER TOOL WITH SWITCH-LOCKING AND LAMP-ACTIVATING ARRANGEMENT


Patent No. 10,094,545
Issue Date October 09, 2018
Title Power Tool With Switch-locking And Lamp-activating Arrangement
Inventorship Noel Francis, Skokie, IL (US)
Brady Groth, Chicago, IL (US)
Marco Laubach, Wheeling, IL (US)
John DeCicco, Elmhurst, IL (US)
Assignee Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Broadview, IL (US) Robert Bosch GmbH, Stut...

Claim of US Patent No. 10,094,545

1. A power tool, comprising:a working element;
a motor drivingly coupled to the working element;
a motor actuator configured to operate the motor;
a housing configured to support the motor and motor actuator;
a light emitting element supported by the housing and configured to illuminate a work area around the working element;
a switch element operatively coupled to the light emitting element; and
a locking element supported by the housing so as to be movable between a locked position and an unlocked position, the locking element configured to enable the motor actuator when positioned in the unlocked position and configured to disable the motor actuator when positioned in the locked position, the locking element further configured to operate the switch element when positioned in the unlocked position.