Patents Represented by Attorney J. Warren Kinney, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4139640
    Abstract: A composting method which produces complete aerobic digestion and pasteurization of animal and other solid organic waste materials is effected in an open top, elongate, composting vessel, for producing an odor free, pasteurized, organic fertilizer, mulch or animal feed supplement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 13, 1979
    Assignee: Paygro, Inc.
    Inventor: Carl E. Kipp, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4130152
    Abstract: The head of fasteners are provided with an inverted T-slot which is engagable by the T-shaped end of a driver for precluding the accidental or unintentional disengagement of the driver from the fastener-head during insertion or removal thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1978
    Assignee: John Sawyer
    Inventor: Ralph A. Bolen
  • Patent number: 4130182
    Abstract: A rotary spring-return actuator is provided with a combination safety clutch and travel stop wherein the safety clutch is secured relative to the housing of the spring-return actuator in such a manner as to insure that the potential energy within the spring of the spring-return will be completely dissipated before access to the interior of the housing may be effected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1978
    Assignee: Xomox Corporation
    Inventor: Dale Aunspach
  • Patent number: 4122695
    Abstract: A hardened protective housing is rotatably secured to the outer head of a cylindrical lock for precluding access to and mistreatment of said head for rendering the lock ineffective for its intended purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 31, 1978
    Assignee: Monarch Tool & Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Mitchell A. Hall
  • Patent number: 4122857
    Abstract: A substantially rectangular pad of soft, strong, flexible, foam material is provided with a securement flap by which an article such as a catheter tube or the like may be anchored to the pad which in turn is adapted to be adhesively affixed to the skin of a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 31, 1978
    Assignee: Xomed Inc.
    Inventor: Raymond H. Haerr
  • Patent number: 4116208
    Abstract: External and internal leakage of line media from a plug valve is prevented by the continuous application of a buffering media at all potential leak paths at pressure greater than the pressure of the line media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Assignee: Xomox Corporation
    Inventor: Russell G. Smith
  • Patent number: 4116470
    Abstract: A base or carrier sheet is selectively coated with pressure sensitive adhesive which is concealed by a protective, removable release sheet. The release sheet is subdivided into a plurality of interconnected, independently removable panels, each of which conceals an area of the base or carrier sheet and a portion of the adhesive pattern which is to be occupied by a single report.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Inventor: Edward L. Johnsen
  • Patent number: 4113395
    Abstract: The fork tube and wedge nut of a bicycle stem and fork tube assembly are provided with complementary, non-circular, interengaging abutment areas which substantially enhance and augment the frictional locking relationship between a conventional wedge nut and fork tube by which a stem is secured to a fork tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 12, 1978
    Assignee: Wald Manufacturing Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlton P. Pawsat, Robert F. Humlong
  • Patent number: 4100418
    Abstract: The ultraviolet and infrared radiation from a source of UV radiation is subjected to the selective infrared radiation-filtering action of steam which transmits the ultraviolet rays while absorbing the infrared rays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 1977
    Date of Patent: July 11, 1978
    Assignee: Gene D. Hoffman
    Inventor: George Emmett Brown, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4096230
    Abstract: A hollow-cylindrical tube of dehydrated, regenerated cellulose sponge material is tightly compressed to provide an elongate member of minimal diameter having sufficient rigidity to be inserted endwise into a body opening where it will, when moistened, expand radially whereby to substantially engage the inner peripheral walls of the opening for securing it against accidental or unintentional dislodgement therefrom. When used in association with an ear canal an axial opening through the expanded member permits sound waves to reach the ear drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1977
    Date of Patent: June 20, 1978
    Assignee: Xomed Inc.
    Inventor: Raymond H. Haerr
  • Patent number: 4095349
    Abstract: The lint and moisture laden hot exhaust gases from a commercial laundry dryer are caused to pass, in a non-obstructed manner through a heat exchange unit through which ambient air is drawn and pre-heated before being introduced to the heating unit of the dryer, thereby effecting a substantial savings in fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 1976
    Date of Patent: June 20, 1978
    Inventor: Charles L. Parker
  • Patent number: 4095856
    Abstract: An externally accessible bottom step bearing for the lower end of an elongate, top supported, vertically mounted rotatable shaft of an elongate vessel is provided with spherical means which compensate for angular misalignment and with eccentric means which accommodate off-center alignment of the shaft with respect to the centerline of the vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1977
    Date of Patent: June 20, 1978
    Assignee: Brighton Corporation
    Inventor: Richard E. Markovitz
  • Patent number: 4089229
    Abstract: A power section and a converter section are disposed in end-to-end, tandem relationship. Linear motion imparted by the power section to a captive nut in the converter section propells the nut along the spiral flutes of a drive shaft rotatably journalled in the converter section, thereby converting the linear motion of the nut to rotary motion of the drive shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 16, 1978
    Inventor: James Leonard Geraci
  • Patent number: 4088079
    Abstract: A unitary hanger is provided for supporting from the lower web of a single, overhead I-beam support the trolley rail, the advancing reach, and one or more returning reaches of a drop finger conveyor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 9, 1978
    Assignee: The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Co.
    Inventor: Raymond A. Herzog
  • Patent number: 4073462
    Abstract: An elongate rod is formed with an "S" shaped terminal portion at one end for providing an inner, or first, downwardly-open loop-adapted to be engaged by a member to be supported, and an outer, or second, upwardly-open loop adapted to restrain a member bearing thereagainst. The other end of the rod terminates in means for either securely, though releasably, anchoring the rod to a portable support base which is adapted to be affixed to a support surface, or means for securely, though releasably, anchoring the rod to a support surface, per se.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1975
    Date of Patent: February 14, 1978
    Inventor: Edward Whitaker
  • Patent number: D248635
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 1976
    Date of Patent: July 25, 1978
    Assignee: Wald Manufacturing Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlton P. Pawsat, Robert F. Humlong
  • Patent number: RE29736
    Abstract: A high-speed, electric motor-contained bone drill has an elongate drive tube into which most of the length of a burr shank engages. Centrifugal discharge means at the inner end of the drive tube expell foreign matter, and a slide controls a chuck for the burr shank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: August 22, 1978
    Assignee: Xomed Inc.
    Inventors: John J. Shea, Harry Phillips
  • Patent number: D249101
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 29, 1978
    Inventors: Rose L. Struble, Adele S. Katz
  • Patent number: D249202
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 5, 1978
    Inventors: Rose L. Struble, Adele S. Katz
  • Patent number: D251552
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1978
    Date of Patent: April 10, 1979
    Assignee: Wald Manufacturing Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Robert F. Humlong