Patents Represented by Attorney Warren E. Olsen
  • Patent number: 4784095
    Abstract: An improved rocker arm adjusting nut characterized by an upper collar, a lower flange and an axially elongated body with a substantially cylindrical central section that is provided with knurling, or grooves in the axial direction. The upper collar and knurling deflect oil axially towards the lower flange when used according to its intended purpose with a stamped steel rocker arm, of conventional design. The enlarged mass and surface area of the adjusting nut helps both to dissipate temperature from the pivot ball-rocker arm interface, by conduction, and deflect oil towards the pivot ball-rocker arm interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 15, 1988
    Assignee: Crane Cams, Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael J. Golding, William A. Pohle
  • Patent number: 4780927
    Abstract: A portable device for removing and collecting dust, particularly from vehicle friction brake and clutch assemblies, comprises a base having a high efficiency filter and vacuum assembly, a transparent evacuation hood designed to surround the brake or clutch, a vacuum hose for removing contaminated air from the hood to the base, and adjustable means for disposing the hood at variable heights above the base. The filter and vacuum assembly, which may serve as a stand alone unit having application outside the automotive field, is oriented such that a disposable filter is located in a compartment upstream of the vacuum motors and may be removed from the base while the vacuum motors are running, thereby preventing dispersal of hazardous materials during the filter changing operation. Apertures provided in the hood include two gloved portals for allowing a worker's hands and arms to have unimpeded access to the brake and clutch assemblies. A highly portable embodiment includes an inflatable hood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1988
    Inventor: James E. Clayton
  • Patent number: 4777109
    Abstract: A metal base lithographic printing plate cleaned and treated by RF plasma to render the non-exposed area hydrophilic, then coated with either a negative working or positive working photosensitive coating. The method is characterized by its elimination of the conventional alkaline etch with attendant hazard, pollution and toxicity problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1987
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1988
    Inventors: Robert Gumbinner, Gregory Halpern
  • Patent number: 4769969
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus for producing a shipping form characterized by a folding mechanism, a cutting off mechanism, an aligning and feeding mechanism, a form inserting mechanism and a cutting mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 13, 1988
    Assignee: Minami Seiki Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Isao Minami
  • Patent number: 4769914
    Abstract: A lettering device having a writing arm (4) that is movable between a position of repose and a writing position and that receives a stylus that has a Bowden control (29) for moving the writing arm (4) between the position of repose and the writing position. The Bowden control is guided via an actuating lever (42) that is pivotably secured to a guide bearing (8), so that it is guided over two application zones (43, 44) displaced on opposite sides of the pivot axis (41) of the actuating lever (42) and spaced apart from one another. By tensing the Bowden cable control (21), one section (42') of the pivoting actuating lever (42) lifts the writing arm (41).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 13, 1988
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventor: Reinhard Zur
  • Patent number: 4764045
    Abstract: A writing instrument includes a writing fluid reservoir in the form of a fiber body, in which there is a coaxially extending writing fluid conductor with capillary conduits. The fibers of the reservoir extend at right angles to and radially with respect to the longitudinal axis of the conductor and communicate with it in a fluid-conducting manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 16, 1988
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventor: Antoaneta Tschawow
  • Patent number: 4761090
    Abstract: An improved tubular writing pen having a writing pen body (3) and a forepart (1) joined to it that holds in a forward direction a writing tube (5). The forepart (1) is revolvable, yet is installed axially non-dislocatably in the pen body (3) and in the latter is braced against dislocatability in a rearward direction by a support surface (14). A writing fluid conductor extends into the writing tube (5). A coupler element (7) is fastened to the writing conductor and stands in contact with a bearing surface of an adjuster element (4) when raised from the drawing surface, and which is screwed into the forepart (1) and held non-rotatable with respect to the forepart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 1986
    Date of Patent: August 2, 1988
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventor: Djing-San Goh
  • Patent number: 4753546
    Abstract: Improvements in stylographic technical writing pens, particularly through a venting channel design which provides for a pressure balancing, or equalization, between an ultimate ink reservoir pressure and the total pressure at the writing tip; as writing depletes ink within the reservoir. Particularly, a venting channel, extending from the reservoir to ambient air, has the size of its cross-sectional shape vary as a function of the distance from its communication with the reservoir, with the variation calculated to offset gravitational forces attendant to a moving ink meniscus inside the vent channel. The balancing of total pressures also provides a constant ink flow through the writing tip when writing since the total pressure at the tip is maintained constant by the vent channel configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1981
    Date of Patent: June 28, 1988
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventors: Wolfgang Witz, Fortunato J. Micale, John P. Leuenberger
  • Patent number: 4729685
    Abstract: In a writing instrument with a pressure mechanism for the movement of a writing element (4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13) against spring pressure from a retracted position of rest into an advanced writing position, in which retention by means of a retention element (18, 19, 20) takes place, the retention element (18, 19, 20) has a cup section (18) open towards the rear. In this cup section is a ball (23) of magnetizable material which is axially freely movable back and forth in the cup section. Adjacent to the opening of the cup section (18) is a permanent magnet (16), the front face of which forms a concave contact surface (17), disposed coaxially to the writing element (4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13) for the placement of the ball (23).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1987
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1988
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernhard Bruhn, Jose Navarro-Ramil, Reiner Segebarth
  • Patent number: 4722867
    Abstract: Hydrophilic coating of plastics, particularly an enhanced aqueous solution of a polysaccharide which flows uniformly over the surface of an anchor film applied to the plastic. The aqueous solution of a polysaccharide from the group consisting of hyaluronic acid and its salts, chondroitin sulfate and agarose is enhanced by the addition of albumin to provide uniform wetting over the anchor film on the plastic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 1987
    Date of Patent: February 2, 1988
    Inventors: Gregory Halpern, Jack U. Gould
  • Patent number: 4708518
    Abstract: This invention concerns a process for making a roadway marking strip adhere to a roadway surface without the need for any preliminary preparation, using a flame that simultaneously contacts the self-adhesive primer coating of the roadway strip and the roadway surface itself. This invention also concerns a process for covering the adhesive primer layer on the roadway strip with a thin sealing layer, and thus-formed roadway strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1987
    Inventor: Ludwig Eigenmann
  • Patent number: 4693554
    Abstract: An improved sensor magnifying glass apparatus having a magnifying glass element (1) held in a holder element (4) and comprising a cylindrical portion (2) with a superposed convex curved lens portion (3) that is rotationally symmetrical with the cylinder axis (19). A plotter coil (11) is secured to the cylindrical portion (2) in the region between that portion's circumferential face and the course of a peripheral light ray (20') through the cylindrical portion (2) that enters the lens portion (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1987
    Assignee: Aristo Graphic Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Werner Cordes
  • Patent number: 4688826
    Abstract: This invention is concerned with a folded shipping form characterized in that a sheet form which is oblong, folded from the flap portion and narrower in width than that of a transparent film having a layer of pressure sensitive adhesive at the back surface, is inserted between the transparent film and a release paper affixed to the layer of pressure sensitive adhesive releasably, the upper portion of the above folded form is affixed to the layer of pressure sensitive adhesive of the transparent film to the folded portion and the folded portion of the form is provided so as to be able to draw out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1986
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1987
    Assignees: Sun Pack Co., Ltd., Minami Seiki Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomohisa Hosoya
  • Patent number: 4681480
    Abstract: A method is described whereby asymmetric retroreflecting elements are positioned with their hemispherical sides pointing upwards, made to agglomerate in rows and then deposited onto the road surface or onto a road-marking strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 1986
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1987
    Inventor: Ludwig Eigenmann
  • Patent number: 4681776
    Abstract: Method of transporting and processing of substrates. Particularly, transporting the substrate in a double floating mode within a confined passageway and selectively rotating the substrate within the passageway by applying pressurized fluid medium across the planar surface of the substrate. Processing of the substrate may be accomplished during the rotating by directing processing agents such as cleaning medium, rinsing medium, developing agent, etching agent, and the like, onto a surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1986
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1987
    Assignee: Integrated Automation Limited
    Inventor: Edward Bok
  • Patent number: 4673232
    Abstract: The present invention is for providing the terminal system, wherein, by employing a piece of metallic spring material, the portion which exclusively takes charge of mechanical connection and the portion which exclusively takes charge of electric contact are independently formed on the piece, in other words, the portion taking charge of mechanical connection does not consider the electric contact and the portion taking charge of electric contact does not consider the mechanical connection, therefore, since each portion can fully exert each function, the superiority in mechanical connection and electric contact is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 1985
    Date of Patent: June 16, 1987
    Assignee: Yamato Denki Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Teruo Kubota, Takashi Tasaki
  • Patent number: 4669617
    Abstract: In a pen holder device, a pen holder body (3) contained in a support body (2) is pivotable between an operational position, which is slightly inclined from the perpendicular, and a generally horizontal readiness position, wherein an acute angle exists between the operational position and the readiness position. Bearing shoulders (15) provided on opposite sides of the pen holder body (3) rest with little friction upon support surfaces (12) having evenly curved surface areas. The center of gravity (21) of the pen holder body (3) alone is below the bearing shoulders (15) and the common center of gravity (20) of the pen holder body (3) and a writing instrument (4) inserted in it is above the bearing shoulders (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 1985
    Date of Patent: June 2, 1987
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventors: Juergen Boeckmann, Bernhard Bruhn, Harald Hofmann, Anke Hoejer, Axel Mikuteit, Hans-Joachim Ritter, Rolf Tenhagen
  • Patent number: 4665107
    Abstract: A process for modifying colorants which comprise an active ingredient of solid primary particles in the submicron range by an encapsulation with polymer starting materials that are not substantially altered during the process. Writing fluids, textile colorants and cosmetic inks are disclosed wherein the intrinsic physical qualities of a solid active material are modified to create a stable aqueous dispersion with performance and rheology characteristic of the polymer, and not of the active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 12, 1987
    Assignee: Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph, Inc.
    Inventor: Fortunato J. Micale
  • Patent number: D296382
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1985
    Date of Patent: June 28, 1988
    Assignee: The United States Shoe Corporation
    Inventor: David T. Strasinger
  • Patent number: D297267
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1985
    Date of Patent: August 16, 1988
    Assignee: Redondo Investment Limited
    Inventor: Kenneth J. Scowen