Patents Represented by Attorney L. A. Marsh
  • Patent number: 7973251
    Abstract: A deadfront junction mounting plate comprises a sheet metal panel, a plurality of panel mounting holes, a plurality of junction module mounting holes, at least one ground shield hole and at least one parking stand wherein the plurality of junction module mounting holes are further provided with fasteners integral therewith. The sheet metal panel has a first planar portion, a second planar portion and a third planar portion, the first planar portion provided with the panel mounting holes, the second planar portion provided with the junction module mounting holes and the third planar portion provided with the parking stand and the ground shield hole. The second planar portion is disposed at an angle to the first planar portion and the third planar portion is parallel to the second planar portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Inventors: Alva Glen Pruitt, Daniel Meadows
  • Patent number: 7931508
    Abstract: An electrical connector is provided with a stud connector hole disposed into one end thereof which has a shallow V-groove therein, the flanks of the V-groove provided with threads for both sizes of studs commonly disposed therein wherein the threads of the smaller diameter stud are disposed into the flanks of the V-groove spaced from the threads of the larger diameter stud. The shallow V-groove provides at least two areas of contact on either size stud inserted therein, the areas of contact maintained along the length of the stud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2011
    Inventor: James E. Carr
  • Patent number: 7918032
    Abstract: A ruler has a body with a forward surface and a side surface defining a straight line. An elongate member having an abrasive outer edge is positioned along the side surface. The abrasive edge assists in sharpening a cutting tool moved along the edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2011
    Inventor: Mark A. Zaremski
  • Patent number: 7914207
    Abstract: A liner for a waste receptacle comprises a first wall, a second wall, at least one draw tape hem, at least one draw tape and at least one adhesive strip. The second wall is an extension of the first wall and is laid adjacent the first wall. The draw tape hem is an extension of at least a portion of the free ends of the walls and has the draw tape laid adjacent the terminal end of those free ends. The terminal end of the free ends are folded over the draw tape and joined to the inside surface of the walls. The first wall and the second wall may be joined together along the terminal side edges or may be seamless. The adhesive strip is applied to an exterior surface of the draw tape hem and is provided with a removable protective cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Inventor: Elizabeth Jane Beam
  • Patent number: 7891084
    Abstract: A device for extracting a tool holder from a base block mounting has a front plate and a pair of rearwardly extending arms contacting the base block mounting. An extraction nut has at least two parallel threaded holes therein. A threaded stud is threaded into one of the threaded holes and the length extends through a hole in the front plate and through the tool holder and is retained by a nut. An extraction bolt is threaded through the second threaded hole of the extraction nut with the distal end engaging the front plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Assignee: The Sollami Company
    Inventor: Phillip A. Sollami
  • Patent number: 7878342
    Abstract: A clothesline system comprises at least two separate cables that are independently tensionable through separate cable tensioning devices. The tension devices are attached together to provide for common, parallel movement of the separate cables though the cables are separately passed around separate pulleys at the both ends of the system. The two separate cables add strength to the system. The separate cables are preferably wound in left and right windings to prevent unraveling of the braid of the cable. By providing separate cables, assembly of the system is less complex as the two loops of cable are separate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Inventors: Graham Louis Lewis, Marc Tremblay
  • Patent number: 7876195
    Abstract: A fan resistor is formed with a resistive pattern of electrically conductive material sandwiched between two panels of thermally conductive material. An insulating barrier on each surface of the resistive pattern electrically insulates it from the thermally conductive panels. The resistive pattern is cut from a sheet of metal using a stamping machine and the cut resistive pattern is dropped on one of the panels, a surface of which has an electrically insulating barrier thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2011
    Inventor: Jack Chen
  • Patent number: 7870823
    Abstract: A print pad for printing on a hard surface has a tip portion made of a silicon rubber having a first durometer. Rearward of the tip portion is a central body portion made of a silicon rubber having a durometer that is different than the durometer of the tip portion. Rearward of the central body is a base suitable to attachment to a machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2011
    Inventor: Robert Cameron
  • Patent number: 7861416
    Abstract: A linear gauging device when attached to a chain saw bar will facilitate in the accurate measurement and swift successive cutting of a log into pre-determined uniform lengths of firewood. A chainsaw attachment consisting of an elongated resilient rod having one end fitted with a powerful magnet and an anti-slip locking stud, when extended through a single bore in the chainsaw bar, allows the effortless attachment to any chain saw bar. The locking stud fitted with a bore to receive a modified cotter pin thus performing a failsafe means of attachment. The said rod extended perpendicular to the cutting plane and lengthwise to the log. The opposing end of the rod is fitted with a large disc, when firmly locked against the end of the log, will position the chain saw cutting bar in the exact location of the measured length of cut. In contrast to the fixed measured length of the gauging rod, a variable length rod can be manufactured consisting of two rods, a hollowed outer rod and a telescoping inter rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2011
    Inventor: Ralph T. Clark
  • Patent number: 7861845
    Abstract: This device feeds and sorts tablets or small parts from a common hopper to a product count sensor head. Two parallel feed and transport rollers rotate together on an adjustable incline. The rotation direction of each feed and transport roller can vary along with its speed. As the feed and transport rollers rotate the feeding threads will push out the product from the hopper and sort them along the length of the rollers. As the roller angle increases so does the product feed rate. As the product flows out from the hopper, the product will start to separate in a common row. This is also due in part to the feed and transport roller angle and the product's roll ability. The product exits the bottom end of the feed and transport rollers in a straight line, is spaced, and directed downwards through a guide to a product count sensor arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2011
    Inventor: Robin Lapointe
  • Patent number: 7850250
    Abstract: A rotatable tool has a tool body that is generally symmetrical about a longitudinal axis, an enlarged cutting head, and a rearwardly extending shank. The shank joins the enlarged cutting head at an annular flange having an annular inner portion contiguous with the forward end of the shank and an annular outer portion contiguous with the outer circumference of the enlarged cutting head. The annular flange is not planar. Instead, the annular inner portion of the flange is positioned axially forward of the annular outer portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: The Sollami Company
    Inventor: Phillip A. Sollami
  • Patent number: 7849961
    Abstract: A ladder has a pair of parallel stiles and a plurality of rungs extending between the stiles. Midway along the length of the ladder is a pair of moveable arms having a first end rotatably attached to one of the stiles and a pair of wheels rotatably attached to the second ends thereof. The arms are moveable between a first position in which the axis of the arms are generally parallel to the axis of the stiles and the axle for the wheels attached to the second end is adjacent to the stiles, and a second position in which the second end of the arms and the wheels attached thereto are spaced from the stile for rolling the ladder across the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Inventors: Angel M. Feliciano, Jr., Thomas G. Bryant, Sr.
  • Patent number: 7845456
    Abstract: An apparatus for arresting the advancement of an unauthorized vehicle comprises at least one discharge port, at least one storage vessel, at least one valve and a means for actuation, said storage vessel containing a volume of gas that does not support combustion, said discharge port directed toward a point in a path of said unauthorized vehicle wherein said means for actuation actuates said valve to deliver a quantity of said gas from said discharge port into said path of said unauthorized vehicle to stall an engine powering said unauthorized vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Inventor: Thomas F. O'Doan
  • Patent number: 7842210
    Abstract: A grommet for sealing the wires extending through the wall of a fuel tank is formed by first removing a portion of the covering exposing the strands of wires within. A liquid sealing agent is applied to the strands and the strands are compressed to displace the strands. A hardener is then applied and then the strands are encapsulated in the body of the grommet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Inventor: Jack Chen
  • Patent number: 7827679
    Abstract: A thermal management circuit board comprises a heat sink, at least one insulating layer and at least one electronic circuit. The heat sink comprises a heat conducting material having tooling holes disposed therethrough and raised portions disposed on at least one surface thereof. The raised portions of the heat sink provide mounting surfaces for heat producing electronic components on a plane above a chemically etched surface of the heat sink. The electronic circuit comprises a prepreg and a circuit material wherein the circuit material is laminated to the prepreg, has a photoresist laid thereupon with at least one circuit image printed thereupon. The photoresist is then developed and the circuit material is chemically etched to define a circuit trace of the electronic circuit. The insulating layer comprises a thermally and electrically resistant material and has apertures disposed therethrough corresponding in size and shape to the raised portions of the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2010
    Inventors: Rati M. Patel, Roy English
  • Patent number: 7814615
    Abstract: A raking attachment for an air stream generating device is adapted to direct an air stream generated by air stream generating device into a loosely defined plane. The raking attachment comprises a generally triangular shaped top wall, an opposing triangular shaped bottom face, side walls and an inlet throat with the side walls joined to at least a portion of the top wall and the bottom face wherein the top wall, bottom face and side walls extend longitudinally from the inlet throat. The top wall also extends beyond a terminal end of the bottom face and terminates in an end wall that is disposed at a angle relative to the top wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Inventor: Timothy J. Ries
  • Patent number: 7814709
    Abstract: A pipe boot includes a plurality of co-axial hollow cylindrical sections joined by an annular shoulder between successive sections. A first annular bead and a second annular bead surround each tubular section with the first annular bead positioned radially outward of each annular shoulder. The second annular bead is spaced a short distance from the second annular bead leaving an annular trough between them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Inventor: Ronald W. Resech
  • Patent number: 7780242
    Abstract: A compressible sleeve for fitting around the shank of a rotatable tool has a cut out portion at the forward end thereof. The sleeve is compressed to a diameter less than the inner diameter of the bore of a tool holder by an annular wear ring having an inwardly directed projection that retains the cylindrical sleeve to a diameter that is less than the diameter of the bore of the tool holder. When the shank of the tool is driven into the bore of the tool holder, the wear ring is forced forwardly along the sleeve until the projection falls in the cut out portion of the sleeve allowing the sleeve to expand to the diameter of the bore of the tool holder and locking the wear ring from rotating with the tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: The Sollami Company
    Inventor: Phillip A. Sollami
  • Patent number: D630277
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2011
    Inventor: Neil J. McKinnell
  • Patent number: D637081
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Inventor: James L. Collins