Patents by Inventor Eugene G. Blackstone

Eugene G. Blackstone 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: 4169758
    Abstract: Apparatus for the in situ inspection of a nuclear reactor vessel to detect the location and character of flaws in the walls of the vessel, in the welds joining the various sections of the vessel, in the welds joining attachments such as nozzles, elbows and the like to the reactor vessel and in such attachments wherein an inspection head carrying one or more ultrasonic transducers follows predetermined paths in scanning the various reactor sections, welds and attachments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 2, 1979
    Assignee: The Babcock & Wilcox Company
    Inventors: Eugene G. Blackstone, Richard A. Lofy, Lawrence P. Williams