Patents by Inventor David A. Stensland

David A. Stensland 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: 4988179
    Abstract: A side view mirror adjusting system for vehicles of the type having inner and outer semispherical segments nested one within the other for restricted movement one relative to each other is provided with an electromagnet secured to the mounting bracket and operably coupled to the outer segment, an electrical power source coupled to the electromagnet, and an electrical switch arranged between the power source and the electromagnet operable to energize and deenergize the electromagnet for controlling the relative movement of the inner and outer semispherical segments so that the semispherical segments are locked against relative movement upon the energization of the electromagnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1991
    Assignee: Navistar International Transportation Corp.
    Inventor: David A. Stensland