Patents by Inventor Brian G. Tyler

Brian G. Tyler 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: 20200141526
    Abstract: A linear roller bearing includes a cylindrical body defining a cylindrical axis and a diameter. The cylindrical body defines a cylindrical body axial length, and a ratio of the diameter to the cylindrical body axial length ranges from 0.75 to 1.1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Brian G. Tyler, Zachary A. Schramm
  • Publication number: 20200109736
    Abstract: A wing nut includes a body having a sidewall that surrounds a central opening. The central opening is threaded along a threaded portion having a threaded length extending from the back end towards the front end of the body. At least two wings are integrated with the sidewall and extend away from the sidewall in a radial direction relative to the centerline. A rib extend peripherally around the sidewall in a radially outward direction such that a wall thickness of the sidewall increases to a maximum value moving along the centerline away from the rear end, and decreases along the centerline moving towards the front end from the maximum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary A. Schramm, Brian G. Tyler
  • Publication number: 20200055172
    Abstract: A seat insert tool is disclosed. The seat insert tool may include a seat insert guide that is removably attachable to a threaded rod at an end of the threaded rod, and seat insert jaw that is slidable onto the threaded rod. The seat insert guide may include a key. The seat insert jaw may include a first keyway on a first side of the seat insert jaw and a second keyway on a second side of the seat insert jaw. The first keyway of the seat insert jaw may engage the key of the seat insert guide when the seat insert tool is used to remove a seat insert from a valve, and the second keyway of the seat insert jaw may engage the key of the seat insert guide when the seat insert tool is used to install the seat insert in the valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventor: Brian G. TYLER
  • Patent number: 4992939
    Abstract: Method of producing a narrative analytical report. The system analyzes information which has been input to a database and, using predetermined phrases intermingled with extracts from the database, produces a narrative analytical report which describes the critical aspects of the database. The system also produces a listing of questions on those aspects of the database which require explanation of clarification. In the final output, the user's responses to the questions are integrated into the appropriate areas of the analytical report.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 1988
    Date of Patent: February 12, 1991
    Inventor: Brian G. Tyler
  • Patent number: D874915
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary A. Schramm, Brian G. Tyler, Bradley J. Briars
  • Patent number: D882388
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary A. Schramm, Brian G. Tyler, Bradley J. Briars
  • Patent number: D882389
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary A. Schramm, Brian G. Tyler, Bradley J. Briars