Patents Represented by Law Firm Roy, Kiesel, Patterson, Hudson & Abadie
  • Patent number: 4076448
    Abstract: A water turbine for generating power is disclosed utilizing a multiple scroll housing for gathering, concentrating and guiding equal amounts of water about the turbine wheel or impeller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1976
    Date of Patent: February 28, 1978
    Inventor: Davis A. Sanders, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4059035
    Abstract: An apparatus for making semi-circular pipe insulation segments from a block of foamed glass or like foamed, expanded or cellular plastics or elastomers comprising reciprocating adjustable cutter members mounted on a reciprocating frame structure which cutter member travels in an arcuate path through the block placed below the cutter members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1977
    Inventor: William Lawrence Davis
  • Patent number: 4059471
    Abstract: Method of dye absorption into the surface of plastics is accomplished by placing polyolefin film between a dye transfer paper and a sheet of thermoplastic and applying pressure and heat thereto. The heat applied is sufficient to sublime the dyes though the film to the plastic sheet. The dyes are absorbed into the surface of the plastic with the design intact. The materials are then cooled and separated and a decorated plastic sheet or article with wear-proof design is obtained. Thermoset plastics are similarly dye penetrated in this manner during the curing thereof.In mold dye decoration and penetration of thermoplastics and thermoset plastics is also disclosed.Further, post-pressure dye transfer to plastic sheet and plastic articles is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1977
    Inventor: John M. Haigh
  • Patent number: 4055863
    Abstract: A bathing apparatus for washing persons bedridden or unable to bathe themselves which apparatus has a body enclosure with lowerable side panels whereby persons can easily be placed in position for washing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1977
    Inventor: Lawrence Edward Duval
  • Patent number: 4053964
    Abstract: Disclosed are processes for preparing hard shelled crustaceans for extraction of their body meat from their shells, as well as, processes for extraction of the body meat from hard shelled crustaceans.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: October 18, 1977
    Inventor: James E. Rutledge
  • Patent number: 4036475
    Abstract: A device for positioning insulation for attachment to roof structures having a lifting assembly for lifting an insulation support rack with an insulation bundle release mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1976
    Date of Patent: July 19, 1977
    Inventor: O'Neal Singleton
  • Patent number: 4028984
    Abstract: A foot operated apparatus for playing a cymbal, drum or similar band instrument having a striking stick flexibly pivotedly mounted and used to strike the cymbal, drum or similar band instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1976
    Date of Patent: June 14, 1977
    Inventor: Edward J. Sanchez
  • Patent number: 4027336
    Abstract: A control for speeding up a motor upon a given occurrence and automatically slowing the motor to its normal speed upon a second occurrence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1975
    Date of Patent: May 31, 1977
    Inventor: Rodney Bryant Jordan
  • Patent number: 4023154
    Abstract: An apparatus for determining in the field where breaks or other failures in metal cable occur is provided having a dual electrical pulse generator means attached to a gate assembly wherein one generator means will send an electrical pulse down the cable and back to one of the gates and wherein the other generator sends pulses of same frequency but of a known delay to the same gate. Attached to the gates are means for detecting when pulses from both sources arrive simultaneously at one of the gates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 10, 1977
    Inventor: Willie George Comeaux
  • Patent number: 4012862
    Abstract: An artificial fishing lure comprising a body means having a hook rigidly attached thereto with a one piece spinner wire and weed guard construction, and a floatable spinner which may be scented also attached to the body means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 22, 1977
    Inventor: Eugene Dubois
  • Patent number: 3995777
    Abstract: A valve means having clustered sealable receiving chambers which after being filled material rotate to expose the chambers to an exit opening for emptying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 1975
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1976
    Inventors: Jerry Diez, Wayne B. Summers
  • Patent number: 3990802
    Abstract: An electric motor having a removable shaft assembly comprising a plate member attached to the motor core, an assembly shaft, and a bearing arrangement attached at one end to the assembly shaft and at the other end to the plate member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1976
    Inventor: Thomas Corona
  • Patent number: 3988998
    Abstract: An anchoring device for small boats which can be easily secured to the water bank is provided comprising two arms attached together at one of their ends at an angle of approximately, one arm being longer than the other arm and each arm having a pointed end. A rope attaching device is slidably mounted to one arm of the anchoring device and moves up and down the arm as the water level rises or drops.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1976
    Inventor: Hardy Louis Kendrick
  • Patent number: 3971713
    Abstract: A process for removing sulfur from crude oil by contacting with calcium hydroxide containing material at atmospheric pressures and temperatures less than about
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1974
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1976
    Inventor: Robert D. Ellender, Jr.