Patents by Inventor Giltner J. Knudson

Giltner J. Knudson 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: 5582058
    Abstract: A method of forming a sheet metal article, and the resulting article, which includes causing a sheet metal blank to have a predetermined configuration such that the blank will bend, in part, into a predetermined cylindrical shape and diameter without need for dies or mandrels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 10, 1996
    Inventor: Giltner J. Knudson
  • Patent number: 4519334
    Abstract: An improved automatic steering controller for boats employs an adjustable feedback link between the output element and feedback elements of the system. A preferred form employs a lever arrangement in which the feedback ratio is varied by varying the lever arm to connections from the lever to one or the other, or both, of the output element and feedback element. The lever is related to the feedback element in a way that facilitates reversal of feedback element movement whereby to permit steering control from either side, port or starboard, of a tiller or wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 28, 1985
    Assignee: Nancy K. Hutchinson
    Inventor: Giltner J. Knudson
  • Patent number: D272718
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 1981
    Date of Patent: February 21, 1984
    Inventor: Giltner J. Knudson