US 9,808,732 B2
Coupling
Paul Heinz Bruder, Fürth (DE)
Assigned to BRUDER SPIELWAREN GMBH & CO. KG, Fuerth (DE)
Filed by Bruder Spielwaren GmbH + Co. KG, Fürth (DE)
Filed on Jan. 24, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/749,173.
Prior Publication US 2013/0196568 A1, Aug. 1, 2013
Int. Cl. A63H 33/08 (2006.01); A63H 33/04 (2006.01); A63H 17/26 (2006.01); A63H 19/18 (2006.01); A63H 33/06 (2006.01)
CPC A63H 33/04 (2013.01) [A63H 17/264 (2013.01); A63H 19/18 (2013.01); A63H 33/062 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A coupling for connecting two toy components, the coupling comprising:
a first coupling part connected to one of the two toy components
a second coupling part connected to the other of the two toy components, wherein the two coupling parts, are connected to one another along a connecting axis such that said two coupling parts are rotatable relative to one another about said connecting axis, wherein one of the coupling parts comprises a receiving coupling part and said receiving coupling part comprises at least one locking guide receiving portion, said at least one locking guide receiving portion having a locking receiver extending in a peripheral direction about the connecting axis through more than 180°, wherein the other of the coupling parts comprises an insert coupling part and said insert coupling part has at least two insert guide portions, said insert guide portions being axially spaced apart from one another along the connecting axis and said insert guide portions being guided radially in the receiving coupling part, at least said at least one locking guide receiving portion generating a snap in retaining function as at least one of said insert guide portions is inserted in said receiving coupling part, wherein a first insert guide portion is simultaneously a counter-locking portion, which is received so as to lock in the locking guide receiving portion of the receiving coupling part, wherein a second insert guide portion is provided, which is guided in a second guide receiving portion of the receiving coupling part.