Patents by Inventor Gerhardt Facko

Gerhardt Facko 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: 4169326
    Abstract: A drum is provided with an identification tag secured to the top chime construction. A wire loop having the tag at its free end is in frictional engagement at its other end between the top chime strip and the underlying associated material of the drum wall. This arrangement is accomplished by properly twisting the wire loop, placing it over the top of the drum wall so that it projects downwardly on both the interior and exterior walls. The top chime is placed on the top of the drum wall with the wire loop interposed therebetween. The beading operation is then completed following which the identification tag is secured to the top chime construction of the drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 2, 1979
    Assignee: Greif Bros. Corporation
    Inventors: Robert H. Reese, Gerhardt Facko
  • Patent number: 4151633
    Abstract: A drum is provided with an identification tag secured to the top chime construction. A wire loop having the tag at its free end is in frictional engagement at its other end between the top chime strip and the underlying associated material of the drum wall. This arrangement is accomplished by properly twisting the wire loop, placing it over the top of the drum wall so that it projects downwardly on both the interior and exterior walls. The top chime is placed on the top of the drum wall with the wire loop interposed therebetween. The beading operation is then completed following which the identification tag is secured to the top chime construction of the drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 1, 1979
    Assignee: Greif Bros. Corporation
    Inventors: Robert H. Reese, Gerhardt Facko