Patents by Inventor James W. Russey

James W. Russey 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: 4392554
    Abstract: This invention relates to an improved visibility free lift mast (10) which eliminates the problems of reduced lift height, upright strength and excessive guide bearing loading. The lift mast assembly (10) has a fixed upright (42) and a movable upright (52) mounted on the fixed upright and elevationally movable relative thereto. A lower guide bearing (80) is mounted on a lower end portion (78) of the movable upright (52) and an upper (88) and intermediate (98) guide bearing is mounted on an upper end portion (92) of the fixed upright (42). The intermediate guide bearing (98) is positioned between the upper and lower guide bearings (88,80) a preselected distance (D) spaced from the upper guide bearing (88).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 1981
    Date of Patent: July 12, 1983
    Assignee: Towmotor Corporation
    Inventor: James W. Russey
  • Patent number: 3997183
    Abstract: A step-grab element system is provided for ascending to or descending from an elevated position on a vehicle. A step and a grab element are each pivotally connected to the vehicle and are connected to one another for moving the step between an operable position and an inoperable, protected position in response to moving the grab element between an operable position and an inoperable, protected position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1975
    Date of Patent: December 14, 1976
    Assignee: Caterpillar Tractor Co.
    Inventor: James W. Russey
  • Patent number: D386877
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 25, 1997
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.
    Inventors: James W. Russey, Gary F. Burkholder
  • Patent number: D395115
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 9, 1998
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, America Inc.
    Inventors: James W. Russey, Gary F. Burkholder