Patents by Inventor Burlie R. Bowen

Burlie R. Bowen 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: 4044749
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for breaking concrete from a concrete coated pipe comprising; a frame mounted on the pipe; means supported by the frame for engaging the concrete to break the concrete from the pipe and means for driving the engaging means against the pipe to impart massive forces thereto exceeding the strength of the concrete to thereby break the concrete from the pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 30, 1977
    Assignee: HydroTech International, Inc.
    Inventors: Burlie R. Bowen, Claud C. Barrington, Thomas J. Ames, Glen E. Lochte
  • Patent number: 4014180
    Abstract: Method for making a remote controlled sub sea pipe connection between two pipe ends which may be relatively misaligned on a sea bottom comprising, providing a pair of mating coupling halves having misalignment capability for connecting together the pipe ends; lowering a remote controlled vehicle towards the pipe ends; installing a pipe coupling half onto each pipe end, and connecting the pipe coupling halves together and to the respective pipe ends by remotely operating the vehicle from the sea surface to thereby effect the pipe connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 29, 1977
    Assignee: Hydro Tech International, Inc.
    Inventors: James A. Kelly, Thomas J. Ames, Glen E. Lochte, Burlie R. Bowen