Patents by Inventor Donald A. Frabe

Donald A. Frabe 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: 3937563
    Abstract: A remote controlled mirror system for attachment to a vehicle, particularly a truck, having both a righthand and a lefthand mirror assembly. The mirror system includes an elongated support mountable on the vehicle, such as on the roof, and extending transversely thereacross. The support has right and left extendible assemblies telescopically associated therewith, which assemblies respectively have the righthand and lefthand mirror assemblies mounted on the free ends thereof. Each extendible assembly includes a fluid pressure cylinder positioned within the support for permitting the respective mirror assembly to be moved inwardly or outwardly relative to the side of the vehicle. Each mirror assembly also has a power unit, preferably a fluid pressure cylinder, associated therewith for permitting the respective mirror to be angularly tilted about a substantially vertical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 1974
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1976
    Inventor: Donald A. Frabe