Patents by Inventor John LOJEK, III

John LOJEK, III 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: 20210323201
    Abstract: A forming assembly configured to form a wick is disclosed. The forming assembly includes an expandable tube and a forming shell assembly. The expandable tube is hydraulically expandable to an expanded configuration. A wick mesh is configured to be wrapped about the expandable tube. The forming shell assembly includes a first forming shell comprising a first recess defined therein and a second forming shell comprising a second recess defined therein. The first recess and the second recess cooperate to define an outer diameter of the wick. The expandable tube and the wick mesh are positionable between the first recess and the second recess. The expandable tube and the forming shell assembly are configured to deform the wick mesh and form the wick based on the expandable tube hydraulically expanding towards the expanded configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: John LOJEK, III, Matthew M. SWARTZ, William A. BYERS
  • Publication number: 20210325122
    Abstract: A heat pipe is disclosed includes a container, a container lid including a groove defined therein, a wick, and an end plug operably coupled to the wick. The end plug includes a pin extending therefrom. The groove of the container lid is configured to receive the pin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
    Inventors: Matthew M. SWARTZ, William A. BYERS, John LOJEK, III