Patents by Inventor Eldon F. Mockry

Eldon F. Mockry 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: 7296413
    Abstract: A power generating system having a liquid natural gas (LNG) vaporization circuit and an energy generating circuit. The LNG vaporization circuit includes a heat exchange assembly and a heating tower connected to the heat exchange assembly. The LNG vaporization circuit also includes a LNG vessel connected to the heat exchange assembly. The energy generating circuit includes a gas turbine connected to the heating tower along with a first electrical generator connect to the gas turbine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Glenn S. Brenneke, Jason Stratman, Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Eldon F. Mockry, Gregory P. Hentschel, Darrin Ray Clubine, Jidong Yang
  • Patent number: 7275736
    Abstract: A support grid having a longitudinal axis, having a frame. The frame includes a series of columns that extend generally parallel to the longitudinal axis and a series of girts that intersect the series of columns to form a plurality of windows. The support grid also includes a first retainer integral with the frame. The first retainer extends from the frame into at least one of the plurality of windows at a first axial location. The support grid also includes slider portions that extend in opposed relation for the frame into the at least one plurality of windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2007
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eldon F. Mockry, Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Kathryn L. Pullen
  • Patent number: 7237769
    Abstract: A heat exchange apparatus for a cooling tower having first and second corrugated film, fill sheets. Each film fill sheet includes a plurality of arch shaped dimple features oriented to forms various rows of the arch shaped dimple features. The first and second sheet are connected wherein the spacing between the sheets is equal to approximately 1.0 inches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2007
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Kenneth P. Mortensen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 7146726
    Abstract: A cross-flow cooling tower having a frame assembly that is unitarily molded from a plastic material. The frame assembly has opposing top and bottom walls along with opposing side walls and opposing ends. The side walls extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. In addition, the opposing ends extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. The frame assembly additionally has a vertical stack extending vertically from the top wall. The top covers of the tower extend outwardly and downwardly from the vertical stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2006
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 7137623
    Abstract: A method for heating a fluid using a heating tower. The method includes the steps of drawing an air stream into the heating tower through an inlet and passing the air stream over a fill medium. The method for heating a fluid also includes passing a fluid over the fill medium along with discharging the air stream from the heating tower through an outlet. The method further includes isolating the inlet air stream from the outlet air stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eldon F. Mockry, Jidong Yang, Gregory P. Hentschel, Jason Stratman, Glenn S. Brenneke, Darrin Ray Clubine, James Douglas Randall, Ohler L. Kinney, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7137619
    Abstract: A heating tower apparatus for heating a liquid having more than one inlet and more than one outlet. Each of the more than one inlet and more than one outlet is selectively openable and closable. The heating tower apparatus also includes a liquid distribution assembly and a fill medium. The liquid distribution assembly distributes the liquid onto the fill medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eldon F. Mockry, Jidong Yang, Gregory P. Hentschel, Jason Stratman, Glenn S. Brenneke, Darrin Ray Clubine, James Douglas Randall, Ohler L. Kinney, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7128310
    Abstract: A cooling tower having a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger includes at least one heat exchanger pack having a generally diamond shape. The heat exchanger pack includes a first set of passageways for receiving a stream of warm, water laden air and a second set of passageways for receiving ambient air. The first set of passageways and second set of passageways are separate. Cooling tower configurations including the heat exchanger pack are disclosed for achieving effluent plume abatement, and capture of a portion of the effluent for replacement back into the cooling tower reservoir or as a source of purified water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2006
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eldon F. Mockry, Jason Stratman, Jidong Yang
  • Patent number: 7111831
    Abstract: A cooling tower sound attenuation apparatus having at least one sheet. The sheet has an upper and lower end and a first substantially straight region and a second region that is connected to the first substantially straight region. The apparatus additionally has a liquid collection basin along with a support structure that supports the sheet such that the lower end of the sheet is proximate to the liquid collection basin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2006
    Assignee: Marley Colling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory P. Hentschel, Robert F. Beltz, Jidong Yang, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 6830720
    Abstract: A method for forming a top for a cooling tower having a bottom wall at least one opening therein for accommodating an air current generator. The cooling tower top additionally includes a plurality of hot liquid distributors for distributing hot liquid. The cooling tower top also includes a top wall having an opening for accommodating an air cooling generator and a liquid inlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2004
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 6779784
    Abstract: A cross-flow cooling tower having a frame assembly that is unitarily molded from a plastic material. The frame assembly has opposing top and bottom walls along with opposing side walls and opposing ends. The side walls extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. In addition, the opposing ends extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. The frame assembly additionally has a vertical stack extending vertically from the top wall. The top covers of the tower extend outwardly and downwardly from the vertical stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2004
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Publication number: 20040155370
    Abstract: A top for a cooling tower having a bottom wall at least one opening therein for accommodating an air current generator. The cooling tower top additionally includes a plurality of hot liquid distributors for distributing hot liquid. The cooling tower top also includes a top wall having an opening for accommodating an air cooling generator and a liquid inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2004
    Publication date: August 12, 2004
    Applicant: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Publication number: 20040155369
    Abstract: A cross-flow cooling tower having a frame assembly that is unitarily molded from a plastic material. The frame assembly has opposing top and bottom walls along with opposing side walls and opposing ends. The side walls extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. In addition, the opposing ends extend parallel to one another between the top and bottom walls. The frame assembly additionally has a vertical stack extending vertically from the top wall. The top covers of the tower extend outwardly and downwardly from the vertical stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2004
    Publication date: August 12, 2004
    Applicant: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Roberts S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 6736374
    Abstract: A top for a cooling tower having a bottom wall at least one opening therein for accommodating an air current generator. The cooling tower top additionally includes a plurality of hot liquid distributors for distributing hot liquid. The cooling tower top also includes a top wall having an opening for accommodating an air cooling generator and a liquid inlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2004
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Publication number: 20040080060
    Abstract: A cooling tower having a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger includes at least one heat exchanger pack having a generally diamond shape. The heat exchanger pack includes a first set of passageways for receiving a stream of warm, water laden air and a second set of passageways for receiving ambient air. The first set of passageways and second set of passageways are separate. Cooling tower configurations including the heat exchanger pack are disclosed for achieving effluent plume abatement, and capture of a portion of the effluent for replacement back into the cooling tower reservoir or as a source of purified water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2003
    Publication date: April 29, 2004
    Applicant: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eldon F. Mockry, Jason Stratman, Jidong Yang
  • Publication number: 20040060769
    Abstract: A cooling tower sound attenuation apparatus having at least one sheet. The sheet has an upper and lower end and a first substantially straight region and a second region that is connected to the first substantially straight region. The apparatus additionally has a liquid collection basin along with a support structure that supports the sheet such that the lower end of the sheet is proximate to the liquid collection basin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Publication date: April 1, 2004
    Applicant: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory P. Hentschel, Robert E. Beltz, Jidong Yang, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Publication number: 20040025466
    Abstract: A cooling tower support frame having a plurality of modules. Each module includes at least two vertical columns and at least two horizontal girts that are connected to the vertical columns. The horizontal girts extend between the vertical columns preferably at separate vertical levels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2002
    Publication date: February 12, 2004
    Applicant: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul W. Hink, Michael P. Cushing, Mark A. Muder, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: 6663087
    Abstract: Heat exchanger packs having a first set of passageways for receiving a stream of ambient air and a second set of passageways for receiving a stream of warm water laden air is disclosed. The first set of passageways and second set of passageways being separate and permitting the warm water laden air stream to be cooled by the stream of ambient air so that water can condense out of the warm water laden air stream. Cooling tower configurations including the heat exchanger pack are disclosed for achieving effluent plume abatement, and capture of a portion of the effluent for replacement back into the cooling tower reservoir or as a source of purified water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Bryan J. Hubbard, Eldon F. Mockry, Ohler L. Kinney, Jr.
  • Patent number: 6663694
    Abstract: Heat exchanger packs having a first set of passageways for receiving a stream of ambient air and a second set of passageways for receiving a stream of warm water laden air is disclosed. The first set of passageways and second set of passageways being separate and permitting the warm water laden air stream to be cooled by the stream of ambient air so that water can condense out of the warm water laden air stream. Cooling tower configurations including the heat exchanger pack are disclosed for achieving effluent plume abatement, and capture of a portion of the effluent for replacement back into the cooling tower reservoir or as a source of purified water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: Marley Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Bryan J. Hubbard, Eldon F. Mockry, O. L. Kinney, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20030085477
    Abstract: A top for a cooling tower having a bottom wall at least one opening therein for accommodating an air current generator. The cooling tower top additionally includes a plurality of hot liquid distributors for distributing hot liquid. The cooling tower top also includes a top wall having an opening for accommodating an air cooling generator and a liquid inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2001
    Publication date: May 8, 2003
    Applicant: The Marley Cooling Tower Company
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Robert S. Glauz, Brian F. Wright, Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry
  • Patent number: D547428
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2007
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ohler L. Kinney, Jr., Kathryn L. Pullen, Eldon F. Mockry