Patents by Inventor Joseph A. Kruska

Joseph A. Kruska 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: 4850606
    Abstract: An automotive steering gear includes a transverse steering member and a steering shaft like the steering rack and pinion shaft, respectively, of a rack and pinion steering gear. The steering shaft is operatively connected to the steering member through a bi-directional Chinese Windlass which pulls the steering member in opposite directions depending upon the direction of rotation of the steering shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 25, 1989
    Assignee: General Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas W. Weisgerber, Joseph A. Kruska