Patents by Inventor John F. Schott

John F. Schott 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: 4578846
    Abstract: Apparatus for attaching a device or element or the like to a work piece such as a panel or the like. Support structure supports a carriage which carries drill mechanism, liquid applicator mechanism, and rivet injector mechanism. The support structure also supports swage mechanism. A work piece is clamped in a given desired position, and the carriage sequentially moves the mechanism to drill, apply liquid, and to inject rivets through a predetermined portion of the work piece. An element or device is applied to the work piece so that the rivets extend through the device as well as through the work piece. Then swage mechanism swages the rivets to attach the device to the work piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 1, 1986
    Assignee: The International Tool Company
    Inventors: John F. Schott, Thomas E. Endres