Patents by Inventor Arthur B. Thelen

Arthur B. Thelen has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4104840
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel building face panels, liner panels, wall panels and wall structures made from such panels. The wall panel is made from a face panel metal skin and a liner panel metal skin separated by an insulating core, such as of rigid polyurethane foam. The panels have novel male and female edges which facilitate assembling the panels into wall structures. Fasteners extend through the female edges of the wall panels securing the inner and outer metal skins to a supporting means such as girts thereby holding them together against negative pressure and fire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1977
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1978
    Assignee: INRYCO, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis R. Heintz, Arthur B. Thelen
  • Patent number: 3959943
    Abstract: Cellular floor panel assembly is made by precoating one or more metal sheets with anti-corrosion paint or similar protective covering, then forming a fluted first plate and a flat or fluted second plate and connecting the plates in face-to-face contact with rivet-like fasteners. In a preferred embodiment, the structure is formed of a single sheet folded to form upper and lower sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1975
    Date of Patent: June 1, 1976
    Assignee: INRYCO, Inc.
    Inventors: Yale R. Shea, Arthur B. Thelen, H. William Parsons