Patents by Inventor Erwin Ganner

Erwin Ganner 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: 5417264
    Abstract: A dowel transfer station in a dowel driving device which includes a dowel separating and conveying unit and a manually operated driving gun to which dowels are supplied through a hose line. The dowel transfer station is arranged between the dowel separating and conveying unit and the hose line conducted to the driving gun. The dowel transfer station includes a reciprocating dowel holder which receives a dowel emerging from the dowel separating and conveying unit and supplies the dowel to the opening of the hose line conducted to the driving gun. For eliminating dowels which do not have the appropriate size, the dowel holder has a bore for receiving a dowel, wherein the depth of the bore is adjustable and the inner end of the bore is connected to a compressed air line which can be switched on and off by a valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 23, 1995
    Inventor: Erwin Ganner
  • Patent number: 4641988
    Abstract: For releasably joining two structural components (1,2), particularly plate-shaped structural components which extend at a right angle relative to one another, a fitting has a preferably cylindrical locking element which can be inserted either directly in a bore (4) in the first structural component (1) or it can be inserted indirectly in a housing, and a holding piece (5) with a holding projection (7) anchored in the second structural component (2). In the assembled position, the holding projection 7 abuts against one or two gripping surfaces (8) of the locking element (3) which gripping surfaces (8) are of, for example, eccentric shape, and the holding projection (7) is pulled toward the locking element when the locking element (3) is turned. The holding piece (5) is constructed plate-shaped and is insertable in a slot (6) in the second structural component (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1983
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1987
    Inventor: Erwin Ganner