Patents by Inventor Arthur J. Wixson

Arthur J. Wixson 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: 4264649
    Abstract: A method of coating an optical waveguide filament employing a sizing die having a tapered aperture terminating in a sizing orifice and a guide cone having a tapered outer wall terminating in a tip which is disposed adjacent said tapered aperture. The filament passes through an orifice in the tip of the guide cone and thereafter through the sizing die. The coating material flows into the channel formed between the tapered aperture and the tapered outer wall and contacts the filament in a region that is located between the guide cone tip and the sizing die orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 1979
    Date of Patent: April 28, 1981
    Assignee: Corning Glass Works
    Inventors: Stewart A. Claypoole, Arthur J. Wixson