Patents by Inventor David R. Koplin

David R. Koplin 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: 5283934
    Abstract: A machining system is provided which includes a selected number of machining centers for selectively cutting or machining metallic parts, the system further including a rack structure for providing inventory storage for parts which are to be machined by the centers. There is further provided a part transport device for moving a given one of the parts in a first part flow loop when the given part is in a condition which enables the part to be readily moved around a plant or other manufacturing establishment or to be shipped in commerce. The part transport device also moves the given part through a second part flow loop when the part is in a condition which enables the part to be machined by one of the machining centers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1986
    Date of Patent: February 8, 1994
    Assignee: Kearney & Trecker Corporation
    Inventors: John J. Zimpel, David R. Koplin