Patents by Inventor Gordon J. Davis

Gordon J. Davis 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: 4359146
    Abstract: A rotation sensing control is provided for an appliance having a rotatable member. A rotation sensing mechanism is coupled to the rotatable member and includes a fluid shear coupling. This coupling is operable for rotating through a predetermined arcuate distance during movement of the rotatable member. The coupling movement is transferred to a movement control mechanism through appropriate linkage to maintain a movable member in a predetermined posture whenever the rotatable member is operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 16, 1982
    Assignee: The Maytag Company
    Inventor: Gordon J. Davis