Patents by Inventor Gerald W. Cleversey

Gerald W. Cleversey 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: 4212075
    Abstract: A testing system is provided within a component insertion machine for testing a component immediately prior to its insertion into a printed circuit board. The insertion of the component is conditioned upon the successful passage of one or more tests that are dictated for the particular component. Each test includes the selective application of one or more test signals to predefined inputs on the component. Each test futhermore includes a limited application of a particular power condition. A successful passage of the prescribed tests will result in an authorization to insert the component into the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 1978
    Date of Patent: July 8, 1980
    Assignee: USM Corporation
    Inventors: Gerald W. Cleversey, Robert J. Duncan, George H. Medidge, Jr., Jean A. Fleming