Patents by Inventor J. Fredrick Vinci

J. Fredrick Vinci 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: 3961660
    Abstract: A passenger carrying vehicle having a side door providing means to enter and exit the vehicle. A hand-operated door operating apparatus has a hand crank assembly that is manually movable by the operator of the vehicle to open and close the door. The door operating apparatus has a first linkage and a second linkage operatively connected to join the door to the hand crank assembly. The first linkage is movable to an over-center position to hold the door in a closed position. The second linkage is movable to an over-center position to hold the door in an open position. A common control link connects the first linkage to the second linkage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1975
    Date of Patent: June 8, 1976
    Assignee: Winnebago Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: J. Fredrick Vinci
  • Patent number: 3955900
    Abstract: An air compressor supported on a mount with a plurality of tension coil springs. The mount has a base plate secured to a floor panel. Upwardly directed yieldable arms secured to spaced parts of the base plate carry the tension coil springs. The springs are connected to the compressor to yieldably hold the compressor above the base plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1975
    Date of Patent: May 11, 1976
    Inventor: J. Fredrick Vinci