Patents Assigned to Hornady Manufacturing Company
  • Publication number: 20200284564
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: 10689886
    Abstract: A securement device for use in a vehicle. The device includes a retainer for holding or storing an object such as a firearm. The device utilizes an inflatable pillow to hold the device in position in the vehicle. It also includes an attachment that couples to the retainer and allows for adjustment of the orientation of the retainer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Patent number: 10603691
    Abstract: A media sifter is provided that is operable to separate cleaning media from casings. The sifter has components configured to selectively prevent rotation and allow rotation of a sifting drum rotatably mounted in a housing. The housing has both a cover and a media collection base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Patent number: 10563966
    Abstract: A powder trickier is provided. The trickier includes a hopper for containing powder in bulk. A dispensing tube has a portion thereof in flow communication with the hopper. A vibrator is associated with the dispensing tube to induce powder flow from the hopper into and through the tube for dispensing powder from a tube outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: David Haberman
  • Patent number: 10563964
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: HORNADY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: 10495427
    Abstract: A bullet for expansion at subsonic speed of impact with a target. The bullet includes a pocket in its interior. A tip insert has a stem portion extending into the pocket. The stem portion and the pocket each have a portion with a cross sectional area that decreases from a forward end to a trailing end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Joseph Thielen, Jayden Quinlan, Ryan Damman
  • Patent number: 10330436
    Abstract: A gun safe is provided that has components configured to releasably retain a handgun in the safe. The safe includes a gun ejector mechanism, a gun retaining mechanism, and an activator mechanism. The components positively mechanically secure the gun in a retained condition until the activator effects release of the gun, and then the ejector effects movement of the gun from a retained position to a user access position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Michael C. Romeo, David J. Carson
  • Patent number: 10233687
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method for firearm storage; and more particularly, a safe and secure handgun mini-vault apparatus for a loaded handgun that allows an authorized user rapid, unobstructed and effortless access to the handgun. The handgun mini-vault system of the present invention not only provides for relative ease of assembly and aesthetically appealing appearance, it also permits access to the handgun without the need to manually manipulate a locking device. The locking system of the present invention utilizes RFID technology to allow authorized users to open the mini-vault by simply waiving an RFID chip in proximity to the mini-vault interrogator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Thomas Delattre, David Carson, Michael Romeo, Stephen Cunningham
  • Patent number: 10190339
    Abstract: A securement device for use in a vehicle. The device includes a retainer for holding or storing an object such as a firearm. The device utilizes an inflatable pillow to hold the device in position in the vehicle. It also includes an attachment that couples to the retainer and allows for adjustment of the orientation of the retainer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Publication number: 20180245897
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: 9982980
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: HORNADY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Publication number: 20170268857
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: 9658042
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: HORNADY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: 9530266
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method for firearm storage; and more particularly, a safe and secure handgun mini-vault apparatus for a loaded handgun that allows an authorized user rapid, unobstructed and effortless access to the handgun. The handgun mini-vault system of the present invention not only provides for relative ease of assembly and aesthetically appealing appearance, it also permits access to the handgun without the need to manually manipulate a locking device. The locking system of the present invention utilizes RFID technology to allow authorized users to open the mini-vault by simply waiving an RFID chip in proximity to the mini-vault interrogator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Thomas Delattre, David Carson, Michael Romeo, Stephen Cunningham
  • Patent number: 9513092
    Abstract: A bullet or a cartridge containing a bullet having an elongated body with a forward end and an opposed rear end. The body has an intermediate cylindrical portion between the rear and forward ends, and the front end of the body defines a cavity. A resilient nose element is received in the cavity. The nose element may be an elastomer, and may be a cylindrical body. The cavity may be a cylindrical bore, and the nose element may be closely encompassed within the bore. The forward end of the nose element may be flat, and may be flush with the forward end of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: HORNADY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Publication number: 20160273896
    Abstract: A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step. The bullet of the present invention may also be received in the case mouth of a rimless case and be partially protruding therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: David E. Emary
  • Patent number: D786046
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Patent number: D786047
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Patent number: D801169
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack
  • Patent number: D806530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Matthew Mack