Patents Assigned to Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
  • Publication number: 20100018987
    Abstract: A dispenser arrangement including an elongated strip of packaged safety protection devices disposed at an interior of the dispenser, a drive arrangement configured to advance and rupture the strip of packaged safety protection devices and to release the safety protection devices therefrom at the demand of a user, a waste arrangement configured to receive and retain the strip of packaging after release of the safety protection devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2008
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventor: JEFFREY LEE HAMER
  • Patent number: 7510046
    Abstract: The invention provides an earplug and a method of forming thereof where the earplug includes an insertion portion having opposing top and bottom sides, a handle portion connected to and extending rearwardly from the bottom of the insertion portion, and a rear portion extending from the top of the insertion portion to the handle portion, where the insertion portion is configured to be partially inserted into an ear canal of a wearer, where the handle portion remains at least partially extending from the ear canal for use in handling the earplug, and where the insertion portion and the handle portion are integrally formed of a resilient compressible material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Marc L. Doty
  • Patent number: 7475686
    Abstract: An earplug comprising a foam composition containing a polyvinyl chloride resin and less than about 5 wt % monomeric phthalate, based on the total weight of the foam composition, is described. The foam composition may include a plasticizer containing less than or equal to about 2 wt % monomeric phthalate, based on the total weight of the plasticizer. The earplugs have slow recovery times from 60 percent compression to 10 percent compression of about 10 to about 60 seconds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2009
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventors: Richard E. Knauer, Alan R. Seville
  • Patent number: 7464786
    Abstract: A hearing protection device insertable into an ear canal is provided, the device generally including a stem portion, a sound attenuating portion affixed to and extending at least partially over the stem portion, and a volume of space disposed between and delimited by the sound attenuating portion and the stem portion, where at least a part of the sound attenuating portion is collapsible into the volume of space during insertion of the hearing protection device into the ear canal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventors: Robert N. Falco, Richard Knauer, Alan R. Seville
  • Publication number: 20080173315
    Abstract: An earplug is provided including an elongated stem including opposite first and second ends, a flange element disposed circumferentially on the stem and extending from the first end toward the second end delimiting a space between the flange element and the stem, a rib support element formed on an inner surface of the flange element in the space between the flange element and the stem, and a stem component disposed in a cavity formed in the stem, wherein the elongated stem, the flange element, and the rib support element are integrally formed of a resilient polymeric material and wherein the stem component is formed of a semi-rigid material and is bonded with the resilient polymeric material at the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2007
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Robert Falco
  • Patent number: 7370655
    Abstract: A method of forming an earplug is provided including removing a material of the earplug by laser ablation. An earplug is positioned proximate a laser, a portion of the earplug to be ablated is identified, the laser is activated so as to direct an emitted laser light toward the portion to be ablated, and the portion to be ablated is removed by laser ablation. The invention is also directed to an earplug including a feature formed by laser ablation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Duncan Taylor
  • Publication number: 20080093158
    Abstract: Disclosed is an earplug that includes a sound attenuating portion and a feature formed by laser ablation, wherein the feature comprises a cavity formed in a first end of the sound attenuating portion including a cylindrical shape extending into the sound attenuating portion, along a longitudinal axis of the sound attenuating portion, toward a second end of the sound attenuating portion opposite the first end, the earplug further comprising at least one of a cord, a stem, and a detectable insert disposed in the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2007
    Publication date: April 24, 2008
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Duncan Taylor
  • Publication number: 20080041660
    Abstract: The invention provides a fall protection system for an individual maneuvering about a structure, the structure having structure sections disposed equidistant from each other and at least one transverse section extending between the equidistant sections, the system generally including a first cable support disposed on one of the equidistant structure sections, a second cable support disposed on another of the equidistant structure sections, a transverse cable support extending between the first and second cable supports, a rigid member operably associated with the transverse cable support and configured to span the distance between the first and second cable supports, and a personal fall arrest assembly attached to and movable relative to the transverse cable support, the transverse cable support and the rigid member are further configured to move relative to the equidistant and transverse structure sections and relative to the first and second cable supports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Solomon Marini
  • Patent number: 7314047
    Abstract: An earplug is provided including an elongate stem component having a first end and an opposite second end, a first flange disposed on the stem proximate the first end, a second flange disposed on the stem adjacent the first flange, a third flange disposed on the stem adjacent the second flange, opposite the first flange, and proximate the second end, a rib support element formed on the first, second, and third flanges, wherein, the first, second, and third flanges comprise generally hemispherical flange elements extending from the stem in a direction toward the second end such that a generally annular space is formed between inner surfaces of the first, second, and third flanges and the stem, and wherein the rib support element is formed on the inner surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Robert Falco
  • Publication number: 20070279577
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments include a safety eyewear including a prescription insert, which inset may be useable between different safety eyewear. Such eyewear may also include: a frame; a removable lens carrier removably attached to the frame, the removable lens carrier including a permanently attached lens; and a prescription insert removably attached to the frame, wherein the removable lens carrier is capable of being removed and attached to the frame during the use of the safety eyewear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Glen Stanley, Richard Canavan, Solomon Marini
  • Publication number: 20070279578
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments include a safety eyewear including: a lens permanently attached to a removable lens carrier; and a frame removably attached to the removable lens carrier, the removable lens carrier and the frame extend from a bottom of a side portion of the lens across an upper portion of the lens to a bottom of an opposite side portion of the lens wherein the safety eyewear provides a user with an unobstructed field of vision during use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Glen Stanley, Richard Canavan, Solomon Marini
  • Publication number: 20070279579
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments include a safety eyewear including: a frame; a flexible cable attached to the frame; and a strap attached to the flexible cable operable at an attachment point for securing the safety eyewear to a user, wherein the flexible cable permits the attachment point to be moved to accommodate a variety of strap configurations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Glen Stanley, Richard Canavan, Solomon Marini
  • Patent number: D550655
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2007
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Robert N. Falco
  • Patent number: D551282
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2007
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Glen Stanley
  • Patent number: D560792
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Eric Miller
  • Patent number: D574409
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventors: Glen Stanley, Sebastien Roland Fangeat
  • Patent number: D577812
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Kevin James Zwart
  • Patent number: D578637
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Robert Falco
  • Patent number: D578638
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Robert Falco
  • Patent number: D578639
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventor: Robert Falco