Patents Assigned to DLP Limited
  • Publication number: 20100101014
    Abstract: A slimline shower waste device (10) for an integral waste water outlet (14) of a shower tray or shower former (16), comprises a hollow waste body (38) having a flattened portion (40) which defines a waste water cavity (42): a waste water inlet (44) for waste water now into the cavity (42) and which is provided on the flattened portion (40): and a circular wastewater outlet (46) for waste water flow out of the device (10). The circular waste water outlet (46) has a maximum internal diameter which is greater than a depth of the flattened portion (40).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2007
    Publication date: April 29, 2010
    Applicant: DLP LIMITED
    Inventor: Robert William Stimpson
  • Patent number: 7694358
    Abstract: A shower tray has a trough along one or more sides of the tray and structure for clamping flexible floor covering material and/or a flexible edge of a ramp device in the trough(s). The clamping structure may comprise one or more elongate clamping elements and securement for fixing the clamping element(s) in the trough(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventor: Robert William Stimpson
  • Publication number: 20100083439
    Abstract: A shower drainage system (10) comprises a shower tray or former (12), a waste water device (14) attached to a waste water outlet (16) of the shower tray or former (12), and a slimline waste conduit device (18) which extends from a waste water outlet (20) of the waste water device (14). The slimline waste conduit device (18) has a, or a total combined, hydraulic radius which is greater than the hydraulic radius of a single shower drainage pipe of circular cross-section having a diameter equivalent to the minor lateral dimension of the slimline waste conduit device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2007
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Applicant: DLP LIMITED
    Inventor: Robert William Stimpson
  • Patent number: 7692554
    Abstract: A sound generating device for invalid apparatus as herein defined comprises a monitoring circuit and an audible output device for outputting an audible indication corresponding to the status and/or relative proximity of the in use apparatus monitored by the monitoring circuit. Body soaking apparatus, a seat, a handle, and invalid apparatus having such a sound generating device are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventor: Robert William Stimpson
  • Publication number: 20100065136
    Abstract: A pumped shower drain system (10) comprises a shower base (12), a waste water unit (14) provided on the shower base (12) and having a waste water inlet (28) and a waste water outlet (30), and a reciprocating water pump (20) for pumping water from the waste water unit (14) to a drain (22). The reciprocating water pump (20) includes: a pump housing (40) having a pump inlet (48) in liquid communication with the waste water outlet (30) of the waste water unit (14), and a pump outlet (50) in liquid communication with the drain (22); first and second inlet valve seals (56, 58) in spaced relationship; and first and second outlet valve seals (84, 86) in spaced relationship. Each set of inlet and outlet valve seals comprise different kinds of valve seals from each other, and are independently closable to close the pump inlet or outlet. Preferably, the inlet valve seals and/or the outlet valve seals have different modes of operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2007
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Applicant: DLP LIMITED
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Graham Robin Lock, James Edward Self
  • Publication number: 20100024169
    Abstract: A hinge assembly (4) for the connection of two panels (10, 12) at their adjacent edge regions (8d) to allow said panels to rotate up to 360 degrees relative to one another, the hinge assembly comprising an elongate member (20) providing two opposing curved surfaces adjacent the edge of each panel, said member co-operating with at least one pair of intermeshed gears (24), the assembly including connector means (34) for attaching each panel to said member and a bubble seal (22) disposed between the edge of each panel and each curved surface of the member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2009
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Applicant: DLP LIMITED
    Inventor: James Edward SELF
  • Publication number: 20090314358
    Abstract: An electric shower water heater unit for connection to a water supply and a mains electricity supply comprises a housing having a shower water outlet to which a shower hose is connectable; an electric water heater housed in the housing and fluidly connectable to a water supply outlet of the water supply and electrically connectable to the mains electricity supply, the electric water heater supplying water to the shower water outlet of the housing; a user-operable controller (20) for controlling a temperature and a flow rate of water supplied to the shower water outlet of the housing, and a control circuit which is housed in the housing and which controls the electric water heater based on inputs received from the user-operable controller (20). The user-operable controller includes a touch-pressure sensitive element (40, 49) for pressing by a user and which is in communication with the control circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2007
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Applicant: DLP LIMITED
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Yanchun Wang, James Edward Self, Graham Jones
  • Patent number: D580188
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2008
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: James Edward Self, Robert William Stimpson
  • Patent number: D582021
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Ian Felmeri
  • Patent number: D583121
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2008
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventor: James Edward Self
  • Patent number: D587340
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Nicholas Parsons, Graham Robin Lock
  • Patent number: D590481
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventor: Robert William Stimpson
  • Patent number: D591427
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Yanchun Wang, Mark Ian Luxton
  • Patent number: D591521
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Mark Ian Luxton, Ian Felmeri, James Edward Self
  • Patent number: D596278
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Ian Felmeri
  • Patent number: D602703
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Mark Ian Luxton, James Edward Self, Ian Felmeri
  • Patent number: D606563
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Gary Moore, James Edward Self, Ian Felmeri, Yanchun Wang
  • Patent number: D607014
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Yanchun Wang
  • Patent number: D608018
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Yanchun Wang, Mark Ian Luxton
  • Patent number: D615559
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignee: DLP Limited
    Inventors: Robert William Stimpson, Gary Moore, James Edward Self, Ian Felmeri, Yanchun Wang