Patents by Inventor Jeffrey W. Carter

Jeffrey W. Carter 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: 20120151708
    Abstract: An apparatus for cleaning solid surfaces includes a housing configured to substantially encapsulate a surface being cleaned, a vacuum port traversing the housing, a high speed rotating coupler assembly rotatably coupled to the housing, a plurality of impeller blades coupled to the high speed rotating coupler, at least one fluid jet coupled to the impeller blades, and at least one air pathway configured to pass input air past the impeller blades to rotatably drive the impeller blades.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Pearl Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Carter, Kelly H. McCloy, Paul D. Kappos
  • Patent number: 7464724
    Abstract: A valve assembly, includes a first lumen; a second lumen providing fluid communication between a plurality of points in said first lumen; and a ball and spring assembly sealingly disposed in said first lumen between said plurality of points, wherein said spring exerts a force on said ball to seal said first lumen; wherein said valve assembly is configured to oscillate a pressure of a fluid passing through said valve assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2008
    Assignee: Pearl Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Carter, Kelly H. McCloy, Steven Tyler