Patents by Inventor Frederick J. Frey

Frederick J. Frey 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: 4128120
    Abstract: A tambour or roll-top door and housing assembly comprises a tambour door formed of a plurality of longitudinal segments engaged along their adjacent sides by parallel hinge elements, and a housing having a pair of spaced tracks defining a curved path, the door being positioned with its side edges engaging the two tracks respectively and the segments being relatively pivotable when the door slides around the curve between open and closed positions. The assembly further includes a gear having a circular pitch distance between teeth corresponding to the pitch between the door's hinged segments, the gear being rotatable on a shaft with at least one tooth always engaging one door segment, and a Negator.sub.tm spring having one end secured to the bottom of the door and the remaining spiral portion freely rotatable on the gear shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 5, 1978
    Assignee: InterRoyal Corporation
    Inventor: Frederick J. Frey
  • Patent number: 4090757
    Abstract: A recessed pull for drawers or the like which have inner and outer front panels disposed at the forward end thereof including an aperture in the outer front panel and a trim piece covering said aperture, said trim piece being provided with grooves or slots along the upper and lower edges in which the edges of the aperture are accommodated and a cover member having rear, top, bottom and side walls, is secured to the front surface of the inner front panel by welding directly to the rear of the aperture formed in the outer front panel to provide the recessed pull.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 23, 1978
    Assignee: InterRoyal Corporation
    Inventors: Frederick J. Frey, Daniel S. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4090756
    Abstract: A recessed pull is provided for movable panels such as the front panel of a file cabinet, desk drawer or the like in which the front panel has an aperture intermediate its sides, a trim piece having a groove along its upper and lower edges can be snap-fit into the aperture with the edges of the panel around the aperture engageable in the grooves in the trim piece, and the trim piece has beveled portions along the sides of the upper or bottom edge at the rear of the trim piece so that it will slowly deform under pressure when inserted into the aperture and return to normal shape and size upon engagement of the edges of the aperture in the grooves of the trim piece. A cover element having rear, top, bottom and side walls is provided with a downwardly extending flange from the top wall which engages in the groove along the upper edge of the trim piece in back of the edge of the aperture also accommodated within said groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 23, 1978
    Assignee: InterRoyal Corporation
    Inventors: Frederick J. Frey, William F. Chandler