Patents by Inventor Edward L. McGandy

Edward L. McGandy 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: 4285792
    Abstract: A self-cleaning apparatus (10) for the monitoring of pH in an effluent process stream (17) includes a sump pump (16) for sampling the effluent process stream (17), a housing (12) for supporting a pH electrode (13), and a cleansing assembly (15) for automatically cleansing the pH electrode (13) entirely powered by the impingement of the fluid process stream (17) upon the cleansing assembly (15). The housing (12) includes an electrode chamber (14) into which the pH electrode (13) extends. The electrode chamber (14) receives the effluent process stream (17) sample from the sump pump (16) and is also automatically, continuously cleansed by the cleansing assembly (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 1980
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1981
    Assignee: Standard Oil Company (Ohio)
    Inventor: Edward L. McGandy