Patents by Inventor Corey Dean Tunink

Corey Dean Tunink 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: 7985316
    Abstract: Systems and method are provided for affixing attachments, such as double-sided adhesive slips, to credit cards and other presentation instruments. Exemplary systems include a conveyor configured to transport the article along an article processing path, and an attachment assembly. The attachment assembly may include an advance motor configured to advance an attachment web along a web path, a peeler disposed along the web path and configured to separate an anchor portion of the attachment away from the attachment web, and a positioner disposed along the web path and configured to adjust the position of the web path relative to the article processing path, such that the anchor portion of the attachment is contacted with the article when the positioner moves the web path within sufficient proximity of the article processing path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: First Data Corporation
    Inventors: Jon A. Gates, Fred C. Casto, Jeffrey G. Nowlin, Timothy J. Walpus, Corey Dean Tunink
  • Patent number: 7384040
    Abstract: A delivery system comprises a frame, and a plurality of hoppers attachable to the frame in a vertically spaced apart arrangement. The hoppers are each configured to hold a plurality of sheet-like materials. At least one upper belt is movably coupled to the frame, with the belt being configured to move the sheet-like materials downward from the hoppers. At least one contact roller is disposed below each hopper, and at least one suction apparatus that is associated with each hopper. A moving system is configured to move the suction apparatus toward and away from the hopper to grasp and remove one of the sheet-like materials from the hopper, and to move the removed sheet-like material downward until grabbed by the contact roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2008
    Assignee: First Data Corporation
    Inventors: Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus, Jeffery G. Nowlin, Jay E. Greene, III
  • Patent number: 7104439
    Abstract: RF devices used in financial and other transactions are moved sequentially to stations of a preparation device that prepares the RF devices for delivery to customers. At one station, an RF reader reads an identification code from the RF device and a label reader reads information on a mailing label. The read information is used to verify the mailing information to assure that the RF device is being delivered to the correct recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: First Data Corporation
    Inventors: Sunil Dewan, Fred Casto, John E. Christensen, Jon Andrew Gates, Jay E. Greene, III, Jeff G. Nowlin, Scott J. Smith, Mark T. Tonack, Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus
  • Patent number: 6953189
    Abstract: A delivery system comprises a frame, and a plurality of hoppers attachable to the frame in a vertically spaced apart arrangement. The hoppers are each configured to hold a plurality of sheet-like materials. At least one upper belt is movably coupled to the frame, with the belt being configured to move the sheet-like materials downward from the hoppers. At least one contact roller is disposed below each hopper, and at least one suction apparatus that is associated with each hopper. A moving system is configured to move the suction apparatus toward and away from the hopper to grasp and remove one of the sheet-like materials from the hopper, and to move the removed sheet-like material downward until grabbed by the contact roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2005
    Assignee: First Data Corporation
    Inventors: Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus, Jeffery G. Nowlin, Jay E. Green, III
  • Publication number: 20040256785
    Abstract: A delivery system comprises a frame, and a plurality of hoppers attachable to the frame in a vertically spaced apart arrangement. The hoppers are each configured to hold a plurality of sheet-like materials. At least one upper belt is movably coupled to the frame, with the belt being configured to move the sheet-like materials downward from the hoppers. At least one contact roller is disposed below each hopper, and at least one suction apparatus that is associated with each hopper. A moving system is configured to move the suction apparatus toward and away from the hopper to grasp and remove one of the sheet-like materials from the hopper, and to move the removed sheet-like material downward until grabbed by the contact roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2003
    Publication date: December 23, 2004
    Applicant: First Data Resources, Inc.
    Inventors: Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus, Jeffery G. Nowlin, Jay E. Greene
  • Patent number: 6669186
    Abstract: A delivery system comprises a frame, and a plurality of hoppers attachable to the frame in a vertically spaced apart arrangement. The hoppers are each configured to hold a plurality of sheet-like materials. At least one upper belt is movably coupled to the frame, with the belt being configured to move the sheet-like materials downward from the hoppers. At least one contact roller is disposed below each hopper, and at least one suction apparatus that is associated with each hopper. A moving system is configured to move the suction apparatus toward and away from the hopper to grasp and remove one of the sheet-like materials from the hopper, and to move the removed sheet-like material downward until grabbed by the contact roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignee: First Data Corporation
    Inventors: Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus, Jeffery G. Nowlin, Jay E. Green, III
  • Publication number: 20020195765
    Abstract: A delivery system comprises a frame, and a plurality of hoppers attachable to the frame in a vertically spaced apart arrangement. The hoppers are each configured to hold a plurality of sheet-like materials. At least one upper belt is movably coupled to the frame, with the belt being configured to move the sheet-like materials downward from the hoppers. At least one contact roller is disposed below each hopper, and at least one suction apparatus that is associated with each hopper. A moving system is configured to move the suction apparatus toward and away from the hopper to grasp and remove one of the sheet-like materials from the hopper, and to move the removed sheet-like material downward until grabbed by the contact roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2002
    Publication date: December 26, 2002
    Applicant: First Data Resources
    Inventors: Corey Dean Tunink, Timothy J. Walpus, Jeffery G. Nowlin, Jay E. Greene