Patents by Inventor Henry K. Burns, III

Henry K. Burns, III 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: 5442892
    Abstract: A pneumatic apparatus for withdrawing goods from defective blister packages on a blister packaging machine and comprising a pair of spaced-apart and laterally shiftable vacuum heads reciprocally mounted above the carrier strip between the detection station and the sealing station of the blister packaging machine so that when one head is in vertical registration with the carrier strip the other head is laterally offset from the carrier strip. Each vacuum head comprises a plurality of suction elements depending from the bottom thereof which are adapted to selectively engage a predetermined plurality of goods on the carrier strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 22, 1995
    Assignee: Glaxo Inc.
    Inventors: Henry K. Burns, III, Hubert E. Burns, Thomas P. DiNardo, James E. Ingram