Patents Assigned to Allway Tools Inc.
  • Patent number: 10933517
    Abstract: A knife that includes a blade, a handle affixed to an end of the blade and a screwdriver bit fixed to the handle and moveable between an extended position beyond the base of the handle and a retracted position in which the screwdriver bit is arranged completely within the opening of the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 10124624
    Abstract: A paint container that includes a bracket that is rotatably fixed to the container and is configured to allow an object (e.g., paint brush) to be releasably fixed thereto. The bracket can include a first bracket member and a second bracket member that extends at an angle from the first bracket member. The bracket is fixed to the container such that the bracket is rotatable to at least partially extending within the interior of the container and to fully extend above the container. At least one magnet can fixed to the bracket to secure the object thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Allway Tools, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20180229380
    Abstract: A safety knife for cutting an object that prevents contact with and/or damage to contents housed within a container. The knife includes a head, a cutting blade mounted thereto, a first wing member fixed to and extending from a first side of the blade, a second wing member fixed to and extending from a second side of the blade and at least one nib extending externally from at least one of the wing members or from another portion of the knife.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Allway Tools, Inc.
    Inventor: Donald Gringer
  • Patent number: 9522774
    Abstract: A blade dispenser for housing a plurality of unshelled blades, dispensing the blades one at a time therefrom and receiving used blades and storing the used blades therein. The dispenser includes a housing that has ribs forming a track, a dispensing slot at a first end of the housing, a pusher and a spring that aid in dispensing blades through the slot art the first end of the housing and a closure element that includes a slot connected to a second end of the housing to receive used blades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20160257482
    Abstract: A blade dispenser for housing a plurality of unshelled blades, dispensing the blades one at a time therefrom and receiving used blades and storing the used blades therein. The dispenser includes a housing that has ribs forming a track, a dispensing slot at a first end of the housing, a pusher and a spring that aid in dispensing blades through the slot art the first end of the housing and a closure element that includes a slot connected to a second end of the housing to receive used blades.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Applicant: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9302844
    Abstract: A blade dispenser for housing a plurality of unshelled blades and dispensing the blades one at a time therefrom. The dispenser includes a housing that has tracks forming a guide, a dispensing slot at one end of the housing and a filling end at the other end of the housing, a pusher that is mounted on the track within the housing, abuts the blades and is moveable from the filling end toward the dispensing slot to aid in dispensing the blades and a spring that is located within the housing and engages the pusher and the housing and biases the pusher and the blades toward the dispensing slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9259845
    Abstract: A carpet cutter assembly comprising a ribbed handle, an elongated internal channel opening along the lower surface, which houses the blade in a dosed position; an exposed blade storage mechanism on the handle for housing a plurality of replacement blades, the blade storage mechanism having a blade storage handle, which locks in a blade storage cavity to secure the blade in place; a locking wheel mechanism at the frontal end of the handle, which rotates the blade from an open, closed and loading position and secures the blade in these positions; a rotatable blade retainer located at the frontal end of the handle, wherein the blade is positioned for use; and a blade safety housing with a pivot opening through which the locking wheel shaft is inserted, wherein the housing engages with the retainer to secure the blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20150360374
    Abstract: A carpet cutter assembly comprising a ribbed handle, an elongated internal channel opening along the lower surface, which houses the blade in a dosed position; an exposed blade storage mechanism on the handle for housing a plurality of replacement blades, the blade storage mechanism having a blade storage handle, which locks in a blade storage cavity to secure the blade in place; a locking wheel mechanism at the frontal end of the handle, which rotates the blade from an open, closed and loading position and secures the blade in these positions; a rotatable blade retainer located at the frontal end of the handle, wherein the blade is positioned for use; and a blade safety housing with a pivot opening through which the locking wheel shaft is inserted, wherein the housing engages with the retainer to secure the blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Applicant: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9199384
    Abstract: There is provided in a preferred embodiment of the present invention a razor blade assembly having two plastic blades affixed to a central metal core. Each blade includes a blade edge and a connector for connecting to a connection slot in the metal core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9108300
    Abstract: A sanding device for use with sandpaper sheets comprises a base connected to two lateral extensions by flexible connectors. The base further includes a plurality of spikes pointed towards the extensions and positioned inside slots in the extensions when the device is in a closed position. In order to load and unload sandpaper sheets, a lateral extension may be lifted against a tension force from the flexible connector. The stress on the flexible connector is limited by the contact of two edges which are positioned to prevent the flexible connector from undergoing stress beyond a specified level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Anthony Sgroi
  • Patent number: 9102068
    Abstract: There is provided in a preferred embodiment of the present invention a multifunction safety knife having two cutting positions. The knife includes a head having a protected lower opening and a frontal opening. A bottom cutting edge of a blade is exposed by the protected lower opening and a front cutting edge of the blade is selectively exposed by the frontal opening. The head further includes a pointed hook for puncturing film prior to cutting a length of it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9027798
    Abstract: A pouring adaptor assembly compatible with multiple bucket lid types includes a pouring tube and a threaded adaptor. The pouring tube includes an opening and an angled proximate end for steadily pouring a liquid. The threaded adaptor includes an inner thread and an outer thread, the two threads for connecting to bucket lid openings of varying widths. The pouring tube includes a tapered lower ridge for snap connecting to a bucket lid having a non-threaded opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Allway Tools, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D736599
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D744186
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D744711
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D764253
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D773912
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D783917
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D785268
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: ALLWAY TOOLS, INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng
  • Patent number: D791423
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Allway Tools, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald Gringer, Yuan Fang Cheng