Patents Examined by Bob Zadeh
  • Patent number: 10934076
    Abstract: A device for dispensing a material under pressure comprises one or more elastic portions defining a chamber within which the material is to be contained, and one or more non-elastic portions that are coupled to the elastic portion(s). The device optionally and preferably also includes an outlet for dispensing the material out of the chamber. When the material is contained within the chamber, the elastic portion(s) is stretched to apply inwardly directed compressive forces and urge a reduction in a volume of the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: GreenSpense Ltd.
    Inventors: Gadi Har-Shai, Adam Schwartz
  • Patent number: 10926279
    Abstract: A press pump (1) comprises a press pump body 10) in which a spring tube (20) is provided, a spring (21) is contained within the spring tube (20); a cylinder head (30) mounted on the press pump body 10) and including a internal bore (31); a press head (40) including a pressing portion (41) and a rod portion (42), the rod portion (42) is fit within the internal bore (31) of the cylinder head (30), and a lower portion of the rod (42) engages with the spring (21), so that the spring (21) applies an upward bias force on the press head (40); and a piston (50) connected to the press head (40) and is slidably and sealingly engaged with the internal circumference of the press pump body 10). The press pump (1) can use a spring (21) with relatively small size, while meet the requirement of large displacement, thus reducing manufacturing cost, and also can prevent contact between the product and the spring (21), avoiding negative effects between them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Inventor: Yao Wu Ding
  • Patent number: 10928234
    Abstract: A tool, container and method for extracting a liquid; the tool for extracting a liquid comprises: a pressure-changing means, a liquid-reservoir space, a liquid-drawing channel and an outflow channel; the pressure-changing means comprises a cylinder and a piston capable of moving back and forth in the cylinder; the back-and-forth movement of the piston causes positive and negative pressure changes in the cylinder; a start end of the liquid-reservoir space is in communication with the inside of the cylinder; a temporary liquid-storage groove or an opening is provided on a wall of the cylinder at a horizontal position below a port of the start end of the liquid-reservoir space; the volume of the maximum sealing portion of the cylinder is greater than the volume of the liquid-reservoir space; the liquid-drawing channel communicates with the liquid-reservoir space; the outflow channel communicates with a tail end of the liquid-reservoir space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Inventors: Zengxin Chen, Shenglu Li, Rui Li, Jiaming Wei, Jingzhe Chen, Chen Li, Chen Chen, Hao Wei
  • Patent number: 10920978
    Abstract: Powered and non-powered kits for the treatment of fluid in boiler and cooling systems, both open and closed recirculating are disclosed. The kits generally include a fluid container, a fluid connector configured to engage the fluid container, a hose configured for fluid communication with the fluid connector, a port, a fluid container suspension means, and a hose end support member. The fluid container is configured to enclose chemical agents and/or solutions. The port may be formed along the fluid container and be configured to receive the fluid connector. The hose end support member may support at least one portion of the hose at a desired height above the standing fluid to be treated. In embodiments, a metering pump is included with the kits, the metering pump configured to cause a predetermined amount of the chemical agents or solutions to be dispersed from the fluid container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CONDOR TECHNOLOGIES, a division of AZURE WATER SER
    Inventor: Andy Nowak
  • Patent number: 10913128
    Abstract: A welding wire light is shown and described. The welding wire light can be used to align the welding tip and the wire in automated welding processes. This welding wire light can allow more accurate and precise alignment of these elements resulting in better welded results. Several embodiments are disclosed for illuminating these elements which are especially helpful on automated welding process lines when components need to be replaced or adjusted quickly and accurately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Inventors: Joseph Hoffman, Edward L Cooper
  • Patent number: 10906626
    Abstract: A laminated glazing includes a first structural ply assembled with a first glass sheet of 0.5 to 1.5 mm thickness by way of a first adhesive interlayer, the first glass sheet forming a first exterior face of the laminated glazing, the face of the first glass sheet oriented toward the first adhesive interlayer bearing a first conductive heating layer of 2 ?ngströms to 500 nm thickness, and the first conductive heating layer including flow-separating lines of 0.05 to 0.2 mm thickness spaced apart by 8 to 20 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas Tondu, Pierre Chaussade, Vincent Legois
  • Patent number: 10898034
    Abstract: A hand foam pump fabricated entirely from plastic components for dispensing foamable liquids, is provided. The hand foam pump includes an actuator, a closure, a housing, cylinder bores for an air piston and a liquid piston within the housing and an air piston and a liquid piston fixed to a stem, wherein the air and liquid pistons are reciprocally mounted within the cylinder bores, and check valves, among other components. An elastic, dome shaped, plastic return spring is utilized to return the actuator to its rest position after actuation. The plastic return spring is positioned over the closure and below the actuator. The all plastic hand foam pump is suitable for dispensing foamable liquids from a dispenser bottle. Used pumps do not require disassembly to be recycled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventor: Armin Arminak
  • Patent number: 10894271
    Abstract: A sealant dispenser comprising: a hollow can which includes an accommodation chamber, an opening, a connection seat, chemical sealant, an insertion, and the two peripheral ribs formed on a bottom of the insertion. A sealant dispenser is fixed on an accommodation box in which an air compressor is accommodated, the accommodation box includes a fixing hole, a U-shaped protrusion formed on a lower end of the fixing hole, a positioning space defined on the fixing hole above the U-shaped protrusion, and a peripheral column surrounding around the fixing hole, the U-shaped protrusion and the positioning space. The insertion of the hollow can is inserted into the fixing hole of the accommodation box, and the sealant dispenser is rotated so that the two peripheral ribs of the insertion are retained with the positioning space of the fixing hole, thus fixing the sealant dispenser on the accommodation box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Inventor: Wen-San Chou
  • Patent number: 10895385
    Abstract: Cooking apparatus (10) includes heating chamber (4) in which an object to be heated is rested, radiant heater unit (38) provided inside heating chamber (4) and operating in the preheating mode and cooking mode, and a control unit controlling radiant heater unit (38). The control unit is configured to make radiant heater unit (38) operate in the standby mode, which is a mode after the preheating mode ends and until the cooking mode starts. According to this aspect, the surface temperature of radiant heater unit (38) is kept at a high level during the standby mode to suppress uneven browning due to variations in the surface temperature of radiant heater unit (38) when cooking starts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Inventors: Yuichi Otsuki, Takahide Yamaguchi, Takahiro Hayashi, Seiichi Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10888888
    Abstract: A utility bucket lid uses a common bucket lid and one or more rigid support members to strengthen the bucket lid in order to secure a pump and rigid pipe to deliver on-demand water or other fluid via a fluid manifold and valve that is connected to the rigid pipe. The rigid support member(s) support a pump having a suction hose and discharge hose and the rigid support member(s) also support a rigid pipe. The rigid pipe is passed through the bucket lid and also through the rigid support member(s). The pump's suction hose is passed into a hole proximate the top end of the rigid pipe (above the top side of the bucket lid) and exists the rigid pipe through a second hole proximate the bottom end of the rigid pipe (below the bottom side of the bucket lid). The rigid pipe holds the position of the open end of the suction hose proximate the bottom of the bucket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventor: Alan Stanley Poudrier
  • Patent number: 10882060
    Abstract: A flexible dispensing apparatus for coupling to pressurized fluid containers is described. It includes a flexible tube and a handle assembly. The handle assembly houses a second end of the tube. The handle assembly has a first side connected to a second side, a slide trigger, a roller coupled to the bottom of the slide trigger with a dowel pin, a spray nozzle assembly, a magnet reservoir, and a magnet. The first side has an inclined ramp that runs along a length of the first side and extends into the second side above and beyond a seam that is formed by the connection of the two sides. The tube is within a channel in the handle assembly formed between the inclined ramp and the roller. When the roller is rolled toward the end of the ramp it pinches the flexible tube near the top of the inclined ramp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Lunatec, Inc.
    Inventors: Nick Rhea, Eric Young
  • Patent number: 10875042
    Abstract: A bottle closure includes a drink spout, a pump mechanism, and a trigger mechanism. The pump mechanism includes a plunger configured to be movable along a first axis to pump a liquid, and the plunger is operatively connected to a first camming surface. The trigger mechanism is connected to the pump mechanism and movable linearly along a second axis. The second axis is transverse with the first axis. The trigger mechanism is configured to actuate the pump mechanism to pump the liquid as the trigger mechanism is moved. The trigger mechanism has a second camming surface configured to engage with the first camming surface of the pump mechanism. The first and second camming surfaces are shaped and configured such that motion of the trigger mechanism causes the second camming surface to engage with the first camming surface to move the plunger along the first axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: O2COOL, LLC
    Inventors: Eric F. Junkel, Tom Zeng, Oliver Breit, Lars Junker, Vicky Hui, Michael Ksiazek
  • Patent number: 10870121
    Abstract: A bottle cap assembly for pressurizing a water bottle is described herein. The bottle cap assembly comprises a cap, a teeter valve coupled to the top of the cap, a pressurizing plunger, a hollow pump shaft receiving the plunger, a hollow uptake adapter, a relief tube extension and a flexible conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Lunatec, Inc.
    Inventors: Nick Rhea, Eric Young
  • Patent number: 10863872
    Abstract: A flowable material dispenser for dispensing flowable material from a container having a pump may include a housing, an actuator, a motor, and a drive assembly. The actuator may be disposed within the housing and configured to translate relative to the housing between a first position and a second position during a dispense cycle. The actuator may be configured to move the pump between an extended configuration and a compressed configuration to dispense the flowable material as the actuator translates between the first position and the second position during the dispense cycle. The drive assembly may be coupled to the actuator and the motor and configured to translate the actuator between the first position and the second position at a varying rate of translation during the dispense cycle. The varying rate of translation may vary relative to a rate of rotation of the motor and follow a non-sinusoidal waveform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: GPCP Holdings LLC
    Inventor: Brian S. Borke
  • Patent number: 10858170
    Abstract: Cosmetic containers configured to hold and dispense a cosmetic product. The container may store and dispense cosmetic products from two different cavities, or it may be configured to dispense a cosmetic product from a single cavity in two different manners. A first dispensing outlet can be used by adjusting the container to a first configuration and tilting the container. A second dispending outlet is used by actuation of a pump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Nolan Quentin Eng, Adrian Apodaca
  • Patent number: 10835084
    Abstract: An apparatus for dispensing a liquid. The apparatus includes a monolithic container to store a liquid. The monolithic container has a lower reservoir from which to dispense the liquid, an upper reservoir substantially adjacent to the lower reservoir to replenish the liquid in the lower reservoir, and a narrowing between the upper and lower reservoirs. An exit port communicates with the lower reservoir and is oriented in an upward direction relative to the lower reservoir. A corresponding system and method are also disclosed and claimed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Earth Dispensing Solutions, Inc.
    Inventor: Quinn Jay Adamson
  • Patent number: 10836536
    Abstract: A tap and solvent container assembly includes a container having an upper wall, a bottom wall and a side wall connecting the upper wall and said bottom wall. A bung hole is formed in the side wall and a threaded bung assembly is mounted within the bung hole. The threaded bung assembly has a threaded member and a tap assembly is threadedly mounted to the threaded member. The container has an inner reservoir for containing liquids such as solvents, paint, thinners, reducers, etc. The top assembly is used to dispense the liquids from the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Pro Form Products Ltd.
    Inventor: James H. Speck
  • Patent number: 10815047
    Abstract: The object of present invention is to provide a chemiluminescent aerosol product that can easily form an expected quantity of a chemiluminescent composition which exhibits excellent storage stability, is stably self-held for a long period of time and achieves a good luminous effect. This aerosol product includes a double-structure container provided with a discharging mechanism for simultaneously discharging contents filled in two liquid concentrate filling spaces. A propellant filling space is filled with a propellant composed of a compressed gas, a first liquid concentrate filling space is filled with a first liquid concentrate composition containing an oxalic acid ester, a fluorescent substance and a thickener, and having a viscosity of 10,000-200,000 mPa·s (20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Tsubouchi, Keisuke Koshizuka, Yasutomo Nakajima, Shinichi Tsunoda, Masaya Ito, Shiro Harada
  • Patent number: 10806305
    Abstract: Various soap dispensers are disclosed. Certain embodiments include a housing, reservoir, pump, motor, sensor, electronic processor, and nozzle. In some embodiments, the pump comprises a peristaltic pump. In certain embodiments, the sensor can be configured to generate a signal based on a distance between an object and the sensor. In certain embodiments, the electronic processor can be configured to receive the signal from the sensor and to determine a dispensation volume of the liquid, such as based on the distance between the object and the sensor. The processor can be configured to control the motor to dispense approximately the dispensation volume of the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: simplehuman, LLC
    Inventors: Frank Yang, Guy Cohen, Zachary Rapoport, Hon-Lun Chen, Eric Beaupre, Sachin Kumar, Chetan Machakanoor, Varun Sundar
  • Patent number: 10791589
    Abstract: A sensor circuit and a method for compensating for temperature changes are provided. In accordance with an embodiment, sensor circuit includes at least one sensor for determining a measurement variable; a heating structure; and at least one compensation circuit. The compensation circuit is configured to acquire information about a temperature change in an environment of the sensor, and to counteract a temperature change in the sensor on the basis of the information by driving the heating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Inventors: Ulrich Krumbein, Werner Simbuerger, Dietmar Straeussnigg, Andreas Wiesbauer