Patents Assigned to Masco Corporation of Indiana
  • Publication number: 20150348392
    Abstract: A water leak detector including a housing defining a retention reservoir, and a coupler connected to the housing and configured to secure the housing to a water pipe. A switch is supported by the housing and is configured to detect water at a predetermined level within the reservoir. An indicator may be an electrical communication with the switch to provide an indication to a user when water has reached the predetermined level within the reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventors: Daniel C. Burtner, Garry Robin Marty, Paul V. Patton, Joel D. Sawaski
  • Publication number: 20150158047
    Abstract: An adjustable shower system including a support tube configured to be fluidly coupled to a shower arm, and a main body supported for sliding movement along the support tube. A shower head is supported by the main body and is fluidly coupled to the support tube. A brake is configured to releasably secure the main body at one of a plurality vertical positions along the support tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2013
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Applicant: MASCO CORPORATION OF INDIANA
    Inventors: Brian Wayne Johnson, Paul V. Patton, Anthony G. Spangler, Daniel S. Genord
  • Patent number: 8990974
    Abstract: A overmold fitting is coupled to a fluid conduit. The overmold fitting may include a first portion and a spaced apart second portion proximate a first end of the fluid conduit. The first portion may be an end ring and the second portion may be a retention ring. The overmold fitting may include a visual indicator to provide an indication of the fluid to be used with the fluid conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignees: Masco Corporation of Indiana, Mercury Plastics, Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt J. Thomas, Derek A. Brown, Brian A. Enlow
  • Patent number: 8973612
    Abstract: A fluid delivery device including an electronic faucet having a plurality of faucet components, and a primary capacitive sensor coupled to at least one of the faucet components and providing a primary output signal. At least one secondary capacitive sensor is located on or near an item which causes unintended effects on the output signal from the primary capacitive sensor and provides a secondary output signal. A controller determines a difference signal between the primary and secondary output signals of the primary and secondary capacitive sensors to control operation of the electronic faucet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventors: Joel D. Sawaski, Adam M. Devries, Robert W. Rodenbeck
  • Patent number: 8944093
    Abstract: A fluid delivery device includes a waterway assembly, a valve assembly, and a waterway adapter that fluidly couples the waterway assembly to the valve assembly. An illustrative waterway adapter may be constructed of a polymeric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignees: Masco Corporation of Indiana, Mercury Plastics, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Veros, Timothy J. Sailors, Jr., Alfred C. Nelson, Kurt J. Thomas
  • Patent number: 8944105
    Abstract: A fluid delivery apparatus includes a spout (12) located adjacent a sink basin (16). A fluid supply conduit (14) is supported by the spout (12). Capacitive sensors (29) and (41) are provided on the spout (12) and sink basin (16), respectively. A controller (26) is coupled to the capacitive sensors (29, 41) to control the amount of fluid supplied to the fluid supply conduit (14) based on outputs from the capacitive sensors (29, 41).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventors: Robert W. Rodenbeck, David M. Burke, Timothy J. Ensor, Lindsey Hall, Paul D. Koottungal
  • Patent number: D721791
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Jordan Renee Bahler
  • Patent number: D721792
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Adriana Teresa McNinch
  • Patent number: D721793
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Adriana Teresa McNinch
  • Patent number: D722136
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Adriana Teresa McNinch
  • Patent number: D722137
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Adriana Teresa McNinch
  • Patent number: D722138
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Adriana Teresa McNinch
  • Tub
    Patent number: D725242
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler
  • Tub
    Patent number: D725243
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler
  • Patent number: D725741
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Seth Fritz
  • Tub
    Patent number: D725754
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler
  • Patent number: D725756
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Sarah Streitwieser
  • Tub
    Patent number: D726291
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler
  • Tub
    Patent number: D726292
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler
  • Tub
    Patent number: D726293
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana
    Inventor: Anthony Spangler