Patents by Inventor Frank J. Ardezzone

Frank J. Ardezzone 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).

  • Publication number: 20210293178
    Abstract: A modular internal combustion engine (10) comprising a cam crank assembly (75) having a cam crank (74), an intake cam (90) and an exhaust cam (92), the cam crank (74) having a piston stroke guide pattern (76) to control the stroke motion profile of the piston (70), which can be expanded by replacing the crank shaft (22) with a longer crank shaft (22), and installing a supplemental engine block (18) with a supplemental cam crank assembly (75).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 11028771
    Abstract: A modular internal combustion engine (10) comprising a cam crank (74) having a piston stroke guide pattern (76) to control the stroke motion profile of the piston (70), which can be expanded by replacing the crank shaft (22) with a longer crank shaft (22), and installing a supplemental engine block (18) with a supplemental cam crank assembly (75).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 10731522
    Abstract: An engine insert having an insert appendage that projects outwardly from the insert body in a direction away from the seat face, into an engine, such as to form an engine finger void between the appendage and the insert axis, in which engine finger void a finger of engine material may be positioned between the insert appendage and the insert axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Publication number: 20190017419
    Abstract: An engine insert having an insert appendage that projects outwardly from the insert body in a direction away from the seat face, into an engine, such as to form an engine finger void between the appendage and the insert axis, in which engine finger void a finger of engine material may be positioned between the insert appendage and the insert axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 10077735
    Abstract: A cylinder sleeve having an appendage that projects downwardly into the engine block coaxial with the sleeve face, but positioned distal from the sleeve face, such that a finger of engine material exists between the sleeve appendage and the sleeve perimeter, and an extreme wear coating formable on the sleeve face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Publication number: 20170328277
    Abstract: A modular internal combustion engine (10) comprising a cam crank (74) having a piston stroke guide pattern (76) to control the stroke motion profile of the piston (70), which can be expanded by replacing the crank shaft (22) with a longer crank shaft (22), and installing a supplemental engine block (18) with a supplemental cam crank assembly (75).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Publication number: 20160377021
    Abstract: a cylinder sleeve having an appendage that projects downwardly into the engine block coaxial with the sleeve face, but positioned distal from the sleeve face, such that a finger of engine material exists between the sleeve appendage and the sleeve perimeter, and an extreme wear coating formable on the sleeve face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Publication number: 20160333751
    Abstract: an engine insert having an insert appendage that projects outwardly from the insert body in a direction away from the seat face, into an engine, such as to form an engine finger void between the appendage and the insert axis, in which engine finger void a finger of engine material may be positioned between the insert appendage and the insert axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 6467827
    Abstract: Presented is an end-effector for grasping integrated circuit wafers with a talon-like device that effectively grips an arcuate peripheral “free zone” of the wafer-without effecting contact of the wafer in a manner to contaminate it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2002
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 4636722
    Abstract: A test probe head assembly having a probe assembly comprising a plurality of probe arms with terminal probe-points mounted on a support member with means for transmitting electrical signals between an external signal source and the probe's arms. The probe-points are resiliently mounted on the probe assembly which is itself capable of deflection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1987
    Assignee: Probe-Rite, Inc.
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 4588241
    Abstract: A surface mating coaxial connector for use in transmitting signals to an electronic device. The connector has a contact pin electrically and mechanically connected to a central conductor of a small coaxial cable through an axially-moveable connection means. The shielding of the coaxial cable is extended from the cable over the length of the connector including the contact pin by a shield extension means which minimizes interference from adjacent contact pins. An insulation means electrically isolates the shield extension means from the contact pin and the axially-moveable connection means and is configured such that the impedance of the coaxial cable is maintained to the point of contact of the contact pin. The contact pin and a shield collar which surrounds the contact pin are independently and automatically adjustable in the axial direction to compensate for height variations of the surface on which contact is made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 13, 1986
    Assignee: Probe-Rite, Inc.
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone
  • Patent number: 4144536
    Abstract: A inker network for use with a tester and a probing machine for marking semiconductor wafers and including a delay circuit for receiving clocking pulses and a first ink command pulse from the tester and for generating a delayed ink command pulse which is delayed an integer number of clock pulses, a direction detector for receiving first and second transport signals from the probing machine and for generating first and second direction signals dependent on the direction the wafer is being transported, and a steering circuit responsive to the delayed pulse in one mode and for generating a double pulse of adjustment width and amplitude on first or second output lines in response to the first and second direction signals, respectively, and in a second mode for generating the double pulse of adjustment width and amplitude on the first or second or both of the output lines in response to the first or second ink command pulse from the tester or both pulses simultaneously, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1977
    Date of Patent: March 13, 1979
    Assignee: Probe-Rite, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank J. Ardezzone, Arthur P. Verhoeven
  • Patent number: 4055805
    Abstract: A multi-point probe head assembly for providing electro-mechanical interface contact with miniature electronic devices and including a rigid support member, a plurality of probe tips each attached to a probe arm, and adjustment means for adjusting the relative position of each probe tip in three orthogonal planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 1976
    Date of Patent: October 25, 1977
    Assignee: Probe Rite, Inc.
    Inventor: Frank J. Ardezzone