Patents by Inventor Howard B. McLaughlin

Howard B. McLaughlin 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: 4016856
    Abstract: A machine for cutting a preselected shape in a work piece along X and Y axes, the machine utilizing a diamond wire cutting means traveling along a Z axis. A diamond wire cutting machine adapted for use with a milling machine. The cutting machine includes servo-driven caster-type pulleys movable about the Z axis and closely positioned above and below the work. Positioning of the rotatable pulleys is in accordance with the changes in configuration of the work being cut so that the diamond wire is directly supported against the pressure of the work as the work is turned in accordance with the pattern or shape to be cut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1975
    Date of Patent: April 12, 1977
    Assignee: Laser Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Howard B. McLaughlin