ApplicationNo. 444760 filed on 12/01/1989
US Classes:433/159, Having handles to pivot surface (e.g., pliers)433/4, Plier type433/102, Broach433/157Pivoted
ExaminersPrimary: Mancene, Gene
Assistant: Cherichetti, Cindy A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesA61C 003/14
AbstractA tool for crimping a substantially straight filing shaft of an endodontic file comprising a device having a first and a second jaw for being urged toward nesting engagement and for forming the bends of the shaft inserted between the jaws, the first jaw having a first crimp forming surface having a convex arch-shaped ridge and the second jaw having a concave arch-shaped cavity opposite the ridge.