Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Guido Modiano
  • Patent number: 6955779
    Abstract: A method for the continuous production of expanded plastic material for forming panels and the like, in which during the pouring step, at least one reaction component and a mixture of the remaining components are introduced at high pressure in a pouring channel, by way of two injection assemblies. The mixture is provided downstream of a high-pressure pump and during the pouring hold step the remaining components of the mixture are individually placed in a recirculation step, without undergoing cross-contamination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2005
    Assignee: Impianti OMS S.p.A.
    Inventor: Loris Massarotto
  • Patent number: 6953269
    Abstract: A lighting unit with discharge lamps, particularly for spotlights and the like, including a discharge lamp inside a containment enclosure and ventilation elements for cooling the lamp, a control unit that drives a lamp power supply to supply variable power levels to the lamp and a fan power supply for actuating the ventilation elements at a variable speed. The control unit is controlled by signals imparted from outside and/or by signals that can be derived from measurements taken inside the lighting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2005
    Assignee: Coemar S.p.A.
    Inventor: Bruno Dedoro
  • Patent number: 6948519
    Abstract: A device for regulating a flow of gas toward user equipment, which comprises a first regulation stage and a second regulation stage arranged downstream in a direction of flow of the gas to be controlled, further comprising a flow limiter interposed between the first and second regulation stages and adapted to intervene if the second stage malfunctions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2005
    Assignee: Cavagna Group Societa' per Azioni
    Inventor: Savio Cavagna
  • Patent number: 6945002
    Abstract: A reinforcement for prefabricated concrete panels with improved bonding with concrete, which comprises profiles to be embedded in a concrete body of a panel. At least some of the profiles have perforations and undulations which are suitable to increase the bonding between the profiles and the concrete body of the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2005
    Inventors: Sergio Zambelli, Benito Zambelli
  • Patent number: 6942409
    Abstract: A bicycle chain cleaner fitted on a spray can of cleaning and lubricating solution, comprising: a lower half-shell and an upper half-shell, which are provided centrally with a flat and elongated tray, respectively for collection and for covering the region where a sprayed solution is dispensed, the half-shells being provided with an inlet and an outlet for the chain, which are aligned and co-planar; articulation elements, which are interposed between the half-shells; elements for coupling to the top of the spray can one of the half-shells; and a sort of trigger, which is associated with the other one of the half-shells in order to make the edges of the half-shells mate, respective brushes with tufts of radial bristles being fitted in the half-shells so that they can rotate, the tufts being adapted to penetrate, when the chain advances in the half-shells, between links of the chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2005
    Assignee: Barbieri S.N.C. di Barbieri Nadia & Kalman
    Inventor: Adriano Barbieri
  • Patent number: 6943130
    Abstract: A method for producing a fabric-elastomer sandwich, consisting in providing a fabric with at least minute gaps between its fibers, in placing the fabric on a mold having at least resting portions for the fabric and at least regions which are recessed with respect to the resting portions, in applying an elastomer to the side of the fabric that lies opposite to the side directed toward the mold, in applying pressure to make the elastomer flow through the minute gaps located at the recessed regions in order to fill the recessed regions with the elastomer, and in extracting the sandwich from the mold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2005
    Assignee: Vibram S.p.A.
    Inventor: Giorgio Gabbrielli
  • Patent number: 6938348
    Abstract: A tool device for rotary knives of the type that comprises a handle associated with a tool supporting assembly and an actuation for the rotary actuation of the tool with respect to the tool supporting assembly, the tool comprising a substantially tubular coupling body that is associable with the tool supporting assembly and being provided with a coupling to the actuation, and a cutter that is rigidly associated with the body and is arranged so as to protrude substantially radially with respect to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2005
    Assignee: LGR Equipment di Graziano Roncaglia—Frazione Portile
    Inventor: Graziano Roncaglia
  • Patent number: 6931843
    Abstract: A plurality of pipes adapted to be jointed to the exhaust ports of one line of an engine are joined together into a manifold comprising an equal number of pipe stubs, each receiving one of said pipes. The pipe stubs lead to a box from which extends a conduit that is jointable to terminal parts of the exhaust system, and each of them is flared at its jointed end, against which an annular gasket surrounding the respective pipe is pressed to abut by elastic elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2005
    Assignee: Supersprint S.r.l.
    Inventor: Alessandro Gilli
  • Patent number: 6931959
    Abstract: A composite train housing for pseudo-planetary kinematic transmission, which comprises three components namely two external ones fixed to a central one, axial posts being formed between the components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2005
    Assignee: ZF Padova S.p.A.
    Inventor: Adriano Giuriati
  • Patent number: 6930237
    Abstract: A device for converting solar radiation into electric power, constituted by a substantially vertically elongated body from which multiple supporting arms for one or more modules constituted by multiple photovoltaic cells protrude in an upward region. The body is hollow and contains an inverter suitable for the conversion of electric power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2005
    Inventor: Gilberto Mattiuzzo
  • Patent number: 6922873
    Abstract: A sprung hinge for elements for closing compartments and the like, comprising a first articulated quadrilateral and a second articulated quadrilateral that are respectively associable with an element for closing a compartment or the like and with a structure that is suitable to form the compartment and have a first lever and a second lever in common, and at least one elastic traction element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Inventor: Arrigo Zetti
  • Patent number: 6923032
    Abstract: A forming tool movement unit, particularly for manifold closing machines, comprising a rotating head supporting forming tools slidable in mutually opposite radial directions with coordinated movements, a supporting frame on which a supporting element is slidable in axial direction with a stroke controlled electronically, the body of a first double-acting actuator being coupled to the supporting element for rotation and movement in an axial direction, the actuator being connected to a motor, and the body of the first actuator supporting coaxially and at the front the head into which its stem extends movable with a stroke controlled electronically and with the head connected to the forming tools.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: C.M.S. Costruzione Macchine Speciali S.r.l.
    Inventor: Vinicio Maggiolo
  • Patent number: 6920768
    Abstract: A device for gripping thread in circular hosiery knitting machines comprising a supporting element fixable to the structure of the machine supporting the thread guides proximate to a drop or feed, above the needle cylinder and proximate to the needle work area, that bears at least one elastic lamina element and a thread locking lever pivoted to the supporting element and rotatable scissor-like with respect to the elastic lamina element to catch the thread with a grip portion between the locking lever and the elastic lamina element. The thread grip portion of the locking lever has two opposite shoulders that delimit bilaterally movement of the thread toward or away from the axis of the needle cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2005
    Assignee: Santoni S.p.A.
    Inventors: Ettore Lonati, Fausto Lonati, Tiberio Lonati, Francesco Lonati
  • Patent number: 6908600
    Abstract: A method for obtaining pigments for ceramic and glass, particularly for substrates and coatings, including a step of adding a solution of an iron salt to at least one silicon addition agent including silica in gel form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2005
    Inventors: Franco Ambri, Filippo Ranuzzi
  • Patent number: 6890129
    Abstract: A system for discharging dried product, particularly for drying filters, drying units and the like, comprising, on a container for treating and containing a dried product, a discharge hole that is controlled by a discharge valve, interposed on a pneumatic circuit suitable to produce a circulation of fluid in output from the discharge hole. An agitator is also provided which acts on the dried product to facilitate its outward conveyance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2005
    Assignee: 3V Cogeim S.p.A.
    Inventor: Luigi Fabbri
  • Patent number: 6877448
    Abstract: A sewing method and apparatus, for closing the axial end of a tubular article, such as a hosiery toe, consisting in moving the article along a guiding path, formed by two adjacent laminas faced by a sewing head, in two opposite directions so as to make the article advance with respect to the sewing head during formation of a first stitched seam, retracting the article to return upstream of the sewing head after formation of the first stitched seam, and make the article advance again during formation of the second stitched seam, to close the article by two sewing lines, using a single sewing head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2005
    Assignee: Lonati S.p.A.
    Inventors: Ettore Lonati, Tiberio Lonati, Fausto Lonati
  • Patent number: 6862993
    Abstract: A shell for bullets of automatic or semiautomatic firearms with inertial closure, comprising a hollow cylindrical body which is closed, at one of its axial ends, by a head and is adapted to accommodate a bullet at the opposite axial end, the head being centrally provided with a cap that accommodates the primer. At least the portion of the shell which is extracted from the firing chamber when the fired bullet leaves the barrel is provided with reinforcement means to prevent accidental bursting of the shell at the end of the firing action and when the extraction of the shell from the firing chamber begins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2005
    Inventor: Antonio Cudazzo
  • Patent number: 6860049
    Abstract: A key holder pendant, constituted by a head which is connected, by means of connecting elements, to rings which are adapted to hold keys, comprising a bent rod-like element whose mutually opposite ends form teeth which can be detachably engaged in seats provided in the head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2005
    Inventor: Gianluca Bagnara
  • Patent number: D503583
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2005
    Assignee: Lofra S.p.A. - Teolo
    Inventor: Gianantonio Masin
  • Patent number: D505270
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2005
    Assignee: F.Lli Dalle Crode S.p.A.
    Inventor: Claudio Peccolo