Patents by Inventor Ernie Loyd

Ernie Loyd 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: 6317993
    Abstract: A tool for determining the perpendicular of the face of a pipe flange relative to the outside diameter of the pipe to which the flange is being attached. The tool being a 90 degree framing square with a lateral or oblique leg portion. The lateral or oblique leg allows the square to be placed on edge with a first leg of the square parallel and in contact with the face of a pipe flange and a second leg at 90 degrees to the first leg extending beyond the pipe flange parallel to and in contact with the outer diameter of the pipe to be joined to the flange. Indicia is provided inscribed on the face of the squaring tool adjacent the contact edges to provide quick reference to the flange size and for use in various other construction layout measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2001
    Inventor: Ernie Loyd