US Patent No. 10,988,071

HEAVY DUTY RATCHET


Patent No. 10,988,071
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Heavy Duty Ratchet
Inventorship Kenneth G. Kingery, Mesa, AZ (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,988,071

1. A heavy duty ratchet comprising:(a) a pair of frames joined by a connection plate;
(b) a spool rotatably mounted intermediate said pair of frames said spool comprising a singular contiguous body;
(c) a pair of toothed wheels mounted in spaced apart relationship upon and in locking relationship with said spool;
(d) a handle pivotally mounted between said pair of frames, said handle including a pair of protrusions for engaging the teeth of a respective one of said pair of toothed wheels to urge rotation of said spool in one direction upon pivotal movement of said handle in the one direction;
(e) a pair of spring-loaded pawls mounted intermediate said pair of frames for engaging a respective one of said pair of toothed wheels to prevent rotation of said spool in the other direction;
(f) a spring-loaded lever for disengaging said protrusions from said toothed wheels to permit pivotal movement of said handle without corresponding rotation of said spool.