Patents by Inventor Curt Queck

Curt Queck 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: 20090320921
    Abstract: A photovoltaic glazing assembly including first and second substrates, at least one being formed of a light transmitting material. The assembly includes a photovoltaic coating over at least the central region of a surface of the first substrate or the second substrate. In some embodiments, a seal system encloses a gas space between the substrates and optionally has a thickness of between approximately 0.01 inch and approximately 0.1 inch. Certain embodiments provide a flexible and electrically non-conductive retention film over the photovoltaic coating. Additionally or alternatively, the assembly can have a peripheral seal system with relative dimensions in certain ranges. Advantageous manufacturing methods are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Inventors: Robert C. Grommesh, Richard A. Palmer, Roger D. O'Shaughnessy, Benjamin J. Zurn, Curt Queck
  • Publication number: 20070157544
    Abstract: A muntin bar assembly, for example, included in an insulating glass unit, includes at least one weld joint joining a muntin bar keeper to a spacer; the keeper holds a muntin bar in a fixed relation with the spacer. A method for preparing the assembly includes steps of welding the keeper to the spacer and attaching the muntin bar to the keeper. The keeper may include a base, which accommodates welding of the keeper to the spacer, and at least one engaging element extending out from the base to hold the muntin bar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2006
    Publication date: July 12, 2007
    Inventors: Benjamin Zurn, Curt Queck, Daniel Stava