Patents by Inventor Edward W. Glatfelter

Edward W. Glatfelter 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: 4681511
    Abstract: A low vibration helicopter rotor including a four-bar linkage arrangement which permits the straight line connecting the center of gravity of each pair of diametrically opposed rotor blades to intersect the rotor hub geometrical center at all cyclic conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1987
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Edward W. Glatfelter
  • Patent number: 4324233
    Abstract: A respacer and/or reorienter feed arrangement is operative for continuously feeding cigar wrappers in proper spaced-apart relationship and/or orientation to a cigar wrapping station of a multi-station cigar wrapping machine which includes a cigar bunch supply station, a cigar wrapper supply station, and a conveyor for conveying the bunches to a cigar wrapping station at which the wrappers are spirally applied about the bunches. The method of respacing and/or reorienting the wrappers includes conveying the latter in a predetermined arranged relationship and/or orientation in which successive wrappers are located relative to one another at positions selected for optimum compact transport purposes, and continuously moving each successively leading wrapper, one after another, relative to its next successively trailing wrapper, from its respective optimum compact transport position to and through the cigar wrapping station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1980
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1982
    Assignee: Gulf & Western Corporation
    Inventors: Robert J. Baier, Edward W. Glatfelter