Patents by Inventor Dennis Tennant

Dennis Tennant 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: 5105943
    Abstract: A drum assembly for a wire coil comprising a paperboard drum with a paperboard bottom assembly including a bottom heading with a fixed length flexible strap extending diametrically thereacross and including an axially projecting loop. The loop is surrounded by an annular disc which overlies the end portions of the strap and is affixed to the bottom heading. The bottom heading assembly mounts to the lower open end of the drum. After the coil is received in the drum, the coil is overlaid by a diametrically extending bar which is compressively engaged against the upper end of the coil by an elastomeric cord engaged between the bottom strap loop and the bar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 1991
    Date of Patent: April 21, 1992
    Assignee: Sonoco Products Company
    Inventors: Michael J. Lesko, Dennis Tennant