US 9,808,924 B2
Nail gun
Chu Wu, Taichung (TW)
Assigned to Apex Mfg. Co., Ltd., Taichung (TW)
Filed by APEX MFG. CO., LTD., Taichung (TW)
Filed on Aug. 17, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/828,032.
Application 14/828,032 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/419,712, filed on Mar. 14, 2012, abandoned.
Claims priority of application No. 101101353 A (TW), filed on Jan. 13, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0352703 A1, Dec. 10, 2015
Int. Cl. B25C 5/02 (2006.01); B25C 5/06 (2006.01); B25C 5/16 (2006.01)
CPC B25C 5/1651 (2013.01) [B25C 5/06 (2013.01); B25C 5/1658 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A nail gun, comprising:
a main body, comprising a pressing element, an outer housing, a punching board, and a detent portion, the outer housing being formed with a nail slot, the punching board being capable of moving along the nail slot, the detent portion driving the punching board along the nail slot when the pressing element moves with respect to the outer housing;
a magazine, disposed in the outer housing, the magazine being adapted to fill with a plurality of nails, the magazine having a nail pusher, the nail pusher pushing the nail when the magazine having one nail therein, so that the nail has a tendency to move toward the nail slot at any time;
an adjusting portion, disposed in the outer housing, the adjusting portion connected with an elastic member, the nail abutting the punching board when the nail pusher pushing the nail to move to the nail slot, the nail being pushed by the punching board so as to stay in the nail slot temporarily, the detent portion driving the punching board to move back first when the detent portion driving the punching board along the nail slot, so that the nail separates from the punching board and abuts the adjusting portion, and then the detent portion drives the punching portion to move and pushes the nail located in the nail slot, so that the nail is away from the nail slot, wherein the adjusting portion presses the elastic member to be transformed when the nail abuts the adjusting portion, at the present time, an elastic force of the elastic member would still let the adjusting portion has enough power to prevent another nail adjacent to the nail from moving toward the nail slot continuously, another nail can not enter the nail slot, the punching board just pushes the nail located in the nail slot when the punching board is moving;
wherein the detent portion is driven mechanically by the pressing element to compress itself and accumulate an accumulating force when the pressing element moves with respect to the outer housing;
wherein the adjusting portion and the magazine have longitudinal axes that are perpendicular to each other and located at two opposing sides of the nail slot which are located on the longitudinal axis of the magazine;
wherein the adjusting portion oppositely faces and is close to a distal end of the magazine, a first gap is formed between the adjusting portion and the distal end of the magazine, the first gap is aligned and communicated with the nail slot, the elastic member is disposed on the outer housing and between the adjusting portion and the outer housing, the adjusting portion, the elastic member, the first gap and the nails are disposed on the longitudinal axis of the magazine;
wherein the adjusting portion normally abuts against the punching board as the adjusting portion is not pushed by the nail which is pushed by the nail pusher.