Patents by Inventor Bradley Carroll Rice

Bradley Carroll Rice 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).

  • Publication number: 20240059089
    Abstract: A heat press may include an upper assembly comprising a heat plate, a lower assembly comprising a platen, and a base assembly comprising a hinge mechanism. The upper assembly is pivotably coupled to the lower assembly via the hinge mechanism of the base assembly, according to various embodiments. The heat press may be generally configured to heat and compress, between the heat plate and the platen, a workpiece. A method for a heat press may also include a processor perform various operations, including activating a drive motor to drive an upper assembly of a heat press toward a lower assembly of the heat press to exert a compressive force on a workpiece disposed between a heat plate of the upper assembly and a platen of the lower assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: Cricut, Inc.
    Inventors: Vance Campbell, Thomas Crisp, Jeremy B. Crystal, Del Ray Doty, Francois Laine, Ryun Bates Noble, Bradley Carroll Rice, Grayson Stopp, Giacomo Michael Pasquale Strollo, Zhian Wang