Patents by Inventor Benjamin M. Blazek

Benjamin M. Blazek 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: 10982940
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a releasable erosion enhancing mechanism. A vented retaining ring is configured to fit concentrically around a fuze well. The retaining ring is centered about a central longitudinal axis and has an inner surface and an outer surface. A plurality of vents is axially spaced at equal distance about the venting ring's outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Benjamin M. Blazek, Lee R. Hardt, Carl A. Weinstein
  • Patent number: 10890425
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a vented torque release device including hollow fuze well having a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, and an outer surface. A wall is defined by the inner surface and the outer surface. A plurality of vents are axially spaced at equal distance about the outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Benjamin M. Blazek, Lee R. Hardt, Carl A. Weinstein
  • Patent number: 10634474
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a shock mitigation device including a hollow fuze well having an inner surface and an outer surface. A plurality of vents are axially spaced at equal distance about the outer surface. A shock dampening liner is affixed to the inner surface. A shock dampening ring is concentric about the hollow fuze well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Benjamin M. Blazek, Lee R. Hardt, Carl A. Weinstein
  • Patent number: 10408594
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a shock mitigation device including a hollow fuze well having an inner surface and an outer surface. A plurality of vents are axially spaced at equal distance about the outer surface. A shock dampening liner is affixed to the inner surface. A shock dampening ring is concentric about the hollow fuze well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Benjamin M. Blazek, Lee R. Hardt, Carl A. Weinstein
  • Patent number: 10408593
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a vented torque release device including hollow fuze well having a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, and an outer surface. A wall is defined by the inner surface and the outer surface. A plurality of vents are axially spaced at equal distance about the outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Benjamin M. Blazek, Lee R. Hardt, Carl A. Weinstein