Patents by Inventor Bruce W. Wetzel

Bruce W. Wetzel 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: 3942518
    Abstract: An apparatus for intermittently applying compression to a portion of a patient's body enclosed in a therapeutic appliance. A timer is operated from a regulated pressurized fluid source to generate control signals to a valve which alternately inflates and deflates the appliance. The elements of the timer may be time delay valves, penumatic timing valves or fluidic elements which function to produce adjustable timing intervals for the control signals whereby the inflation and deflation intervals and the cycle time may be manually changed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 1974
    Date of Patent: March 9, 1976
    Assignee: Jobst Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Ansis U. Tenteris, Bruce W. Wetzel, Dennis G. Mosiniak