Patents by Inventor James Dale

James Dale 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).

  • Publication number: 20200373753
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a first trip unit that is configured to be coupled to a power distribution system arranged in a Zone Selective Interlocking (ZSI) arrangement. The first trip unit includes an Input/Output circuit including a ZSI input terminal and a ZSI output terminal, a heartbeat signaling module configured to transmit a second signal to a second trip unit in a lower-level zone than the first trip unit, responsive to the normal condition, a first monitoring module configured to monitor a first signal received by the first trip from a third trip unit in a higher-level zone, responsive to the normal condition, and a second monitoring module configured to detect the fault condition. Related systems, devices, and methods are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Zhi GAO, Daniel A. Hosko, Randy P. Shvach, James Leo Lagree, Paul Richard Rakus, Ronald Dale Hartzel
  • Patent number: 10800200
    Abstract: An array of printed information sheets to be placed in a business establishment includes at least two stacks of printed information sheets being detachably connected to each other. Each stack of printed information sheets includes at least a first multiple product information sheet and a second information sheet that are removably attached to each other or to the stack. The first multiple product information sheet has printed thereon first product information about a first product to be displayed in the business establishment and a first location indicator indicating a first predetermined location in the business establishment where the first multiple product information sheet is to be displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Information Planning and Management Service Inc.
    Inventors: Ernest James Dale, James Fernando Jiron
  • Patent number: 10800199
    Abstract: An ordered stack of bound sheets may comprise a set of printed product information sheets. An individual bound sheet may comprise a single printed product information sheet or may comprise a plurality of printed product information sheets. Each of the individual printed product information sheets may be detached from the ordered stack of bound sheets in the order in which the printed product information sheets are presented. The individual printed product information sheets (which are detached from the ordered stack in order) may be connected to structures in the stores based on a planogram for a set of products for display in the store. The order of the printed product information sheets may match an order in which the sheets are positioned based on the planogram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Information Planning and Management Service Inc.
    Inventors: Ernest James Dale, James Fernando Jiron, John Patrick Desmet, Nathan Andrew Rowell
  • Patent number: 10792564
    Abstract: Techniques for coordination of content presentation operations are described herein. In some cases, a client may generate client metadata associated with client event data. The client metadata may include, for example, an indication of any one or more of a time, a frame, a location, an angle, a direction, a speed, a force, or other information associated with the client event data. Also, in some cases, the content provider may generate content provider metadata associated with image data. For example, the content provider metadata may indicate a location of a virtual camera associated with the respective image data and/or a location of one or more objects represented within the respective image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: John Russell Seghers, Semih Energin, Forrest Power Trepte, James Jefferson Gault, Quais Taraki, Robin Dale Reigstad, Jr., Noah Lake Callaway
  • Publication number: 20200291825
    Abstract: A process for improving the efficiency of a steam power generation plant, the process providing utilizing steam or water from a steam cycle of a steam power plant; and supplying a steam cycle treatment to the steam cycle, thereby generating a hydrophobic coating within the steam cycle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Trevor James Dale, Gregory J. Robinson, James Robinson, Anthony M. Rossi, Robert Trossbach
  • Patent number: 10774008
    Abstract: A ceramic matrix composite article includes a chemical vapor infiltration ceramic matrix composite base portion including ceramic fiber reinforcement material in a ceramic matrix material having between 0% and 5% free silicon. The ceramic matrix composite article further includes a melt infiltration ceramic matrix composite covering portion including a ceramic fiber reinforcement material in a ceramic matrix material having a greater percentage of free silicon than the chemical vapor infiltration ceramic matrix composite base portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Suresh Subramanian, Mark Eugene Noe, James Dale Steibel, Jason David Shapiro, Brandon ALIanson Reynolds, Kurtis C. Montgomery, Jared Hogg Weaver, Daniel Gene Dunn
  • Patent number: 10766735
    Abstract: A flange for use on a reel, a flange adapter, and a flange stand are provided. The flange may include an outer circumference, a hub assembly, and an arbor hole adapter that is adapted to engage an arbor hole to secure the flange to the reel. The arbor hole adapter may include an expandable portion that is movable between an extended position and a retracted position. First and second expansion plates may be coupled to the arbor hole adapter and connected by shoulder bolts that guide movement of the plates between an abutting configuration and a spaced-apart configuration, allowing movement of the expandable portion relative to the reel for modified engagement. The flange stand may include a base, a support portion, and a coupler for engaging a central extension of the flange to allow the flange to be supported in an upright position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Southwire Company, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Mike Temblador, Myron Dale Deese, Harry William Kent, Jr., Juan Alberto Galindo Gonzalez, James Phillip Tuggle, Franklin Clarence Calhoun
  • Publication number: 20200268718
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; a method for manufacturing the compounds of the invention, and its therapeutic uses. The present invention further provides a combination of pharmacologically active agents and a pharmaceutical composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Kamlesh Jagdis BALA, Andrew BREARLEY, James DALE, Anne-Marie EDWARDS, Mahbub AHMED, David PORTER, Robert Alexander PULZ, Lisa Ann ROONEY, David Andrew SANDHAM, Duncan SHAW, Nichola SMITH, Jessica Louise TAYLOR, Roger John TAYLOR, Thomas Josef TROXLER, Joe WRIGGLESWORTH
  • Patent number: 10731620
    Abstract: A system for starting an engine of a vehicle has a fuel injector injecting fuel into a closed intake port to form an air fuel mixture. The system also includes an actuator rotating a crankshaft in a first direction to open the intake port by moving a piston within a cylinder coupled to the crankshaft. A combustion chamber defines between the cylinder and the port receiving the air fuel mixture through the intake port. The actuator rotates the crankshaft in a second direction to close the intake port. A spark plug ignites the air fuel mixture to start the engine. The engine also includes many other disclosed features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Dallas J. Blake, James A. Barczak, Lawrence J. Hosaluk, Darren J. Hedlund, Oliver J. Young, Matthew D. Reeves, Joseph D. Tharaldson, Chad A. Dale, Stephen G. Crain, Trevor F. Rhodes
  • Patent number: 10724408
    Abstract: A method of performing a cleanup service on an internal combustion engine. The method involves draining used fleet oil from the engine, filling the engine with cleanup oil, draining the cleanup oil after an operation interval, and filling the engine with fresh fleet oil. The method can be performed as a remedial measure for an engine already exhibiting high oil consumption, or as a preventative measure on a healthy engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Cummins Inc.
    Inventors: Roger Dale England, James D. Kahlenbeck, Corey W. Trobaugh
  • Patent number: 10713969
    Abstract: An apparatus for simulating a vehicle traveling on a road and towing a trailer, wherein the apparatus includes a scale model towing vehicle and trailer combination positioned on a moving belt of a treadmill. The apparatus has a speed control and a remote control steering mechanism to demonstrate how the vehicle/trailer towing combination will react to vehicle operator inputs under varying conditions, including variations in weight distribution of the trailer load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: U-HAUL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Steve Taub, James D. Fait, Marco Garcia, Javier Nolasco, Edwin Dale Beck, III, Luis Paul Vendrell
  • Patent number: 10704989
    Abstract: A method of monitoring a gas turbine engine includes the steps of: (a) receiving information from actual flights of an aircraft including an engine to be monitored, and including at least one of the ambient temperature at takeoff, and internal engine pressures, temperatures and speeds; (b) evaluating the damage accumulated on an engine component given the data received in step (a); (c) storing the determined damage from step (b); (d) repeating steps (a)-(c); (e) recommending a suggested future use for the component based upon steps (a)-(d). A system is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Frederick M. Schwarz, Marnie A. Rizo, David P. Houston, David M. Nissley, Paul J. Hiester, Timothy Dale, Timothy B. Winfield, Madeline Campbell, James R. Midgley
  • Patent number: 10694863
    Abstract: A sofa with an upholstered arm panel has an arm frame with a layered composition comprising an underlayment material layer, a fiber material layer positioned on top of and contacting the underlayment material layer, and a covering upholstery material layer positioned on top of and contacting the fiber material layer. The underlayment material layer is comprised a planar sheet of Ethylene-vinyl acetate closed cell foam. The EVA foam extends forwardly on the arm frame to create a forward extending lip. The use of EVA foam reduces the number of structural and cushioning materials, fasteners, and labor currently required in arm panel construction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: James Allen Lewis, Philip Lee Stokes, James Anthony Sudduth, Jimmy Dale Holley
  • Patent number: 10699279
    Abstract: Compliance with retail display regulations that retailers are subject to within a plurality of jurisdictions is managed. Retail display regulations may differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. To facilitate compliance, retail display regulations for a plurality of jurisdictions are centrally maintained. The regulations may then be used to dynamically generate retail display materials for locations across a plurality of jurisdictions with different regulatory schemes. The central storage and/or maintenance of the retail display regulations may facilitate compliance with disparate regulatory schemes that retailers are subject to based in part of retail location. Central storage of the retail display regulations may facilitate certification of compliance by regulating entities associated with the jurisdictions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Information Planning and Management Service Inc.
    Inventors: Ernest James Dale, Barbara Clark Eichenser
  • Patent number: 10697264
    Abstract: A subsea production system and method for installing the same are provided. The subsea production system includes a high pressure subsea wellhead, a tubing hanger landed proximate the wellhead, a production tree disposed above the wellhead downstream of the tubing hanger, a riser, a subsea flowline system coupled between the production tree and the riser, at least one barrier located downstream of the tubing hanger, and a secondary barrier valve disposed within the tubing hanger or in line with and upstream of the tubing hanger. The at least one barrier provides a pressure barrier that controls pressure of fluid flowing from components of the subsea production system located upstream of the barrier to components of the subsea production system located downstream of the barrier, and the secondary barrier valve is remotely actuable between a closed position and an open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Dril-Quip Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Joseph Witwer, Justin Edward Morse, Daniel J. McLaughlin, Gregory Dale Williams, James R. Bower
  • Patent number: 10686284
    Abstract: A controlled-power RJ45 socket includes a housing having a cavity to receive an RJ45 plug. The socket further includes electrical contacts positioned in the cavity and that come in contact with electrical contacts of the RJ45 plug when the RJ45 plug is plugged into the RJ45 socket. A switch is positioned to disconnect the power to the electrical contacts of the RJ45 socket before the electrical contacts of the RJ45 plug are physically detached from the electrical contacts of the RJ45 socket during a de-mating of the RJ45 plug from the RJ45 socket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Eaton Intelligent Power Limited
    Inventors: James C. Andrews, Kenneth Dale Walma, Geoffrey Granville Hammett, Mark Verheyen
  • Publication number: 20200182139
    Abstract: An exhaust gas diverter valve coupled within a pipe comprises a housing having a passage therethrough, a valve member rotatably coupled within the housing the valve member rotates about a valve axis. A first valve seat mat be disposed partially circumferentially within said passage and extending radially inwardly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: James H. BUCHWITZ, Ralph W. LAUZZE, III, Eric L. GAUSEN, Lucas R. SALFER, Jon P. BRANDT, Chad A. DALE, Darren J. HEDLUND, Reed A. HANSON, Derek D. ZIMNEY
  • Publication number: 20200182140
    Abstract: An engine system comprises a two stroke engine, an exhaust manifold, a tuned pipe coupled to the exhaust manifold and a turbocharger coupled to the engine. The turbocharger comprises a turbine inlet coupled to the exhaust manifold through the tuned pipe, and a turbine outlet coupled to an exhaust pipe. A silencer is coupled to the exhaust pipe. A bypass pipe has a first end coupled to the tuned pipe and a second end bypassing the turbine outlet and a wastegate disposed in the bypass pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: James H. BUCHWITZ, Darren J. HEDLUND, Jon P. BRANDT, Chad A. DALE, Lucas R. SALFER, Reed A. HANSON, Sean M. TRIHEY, Derek D. ZIMNEY
  • Patent number: D898676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Southwire Company, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Mike Temblador, Myron Dale Deese, Harry William Kent, Jr., Juan Alberto Galindo Gonzalez, James Philip Tuggle, Franklin Clarence Calhoun
  • Patent number: D899379
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Southwire Company, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Mike Temblador, Myron Dale Deese, Harry William Kent, Jr., Juan Alberto Galindo Gonzalez, James Philip Tuggle, Franklin Clarence Calhoun