Patents by Inventor Joseph L. Brown, Jr.

Joseph L. Brown, Jr. 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: 4091228
    Abstract: The walls of a furnace are water cooled by a wall construction that comprises a pair of closely spaced, parallel plates defining a coolant flow passage. The plates are connected at their opposite ends to headers that place the passage in fluid communication therewith. According to one aspect of the invention the plates are formed as concentric annuli that encircle the furnace interior while the headers are ring headers. According to another aspect of the invention the walls are constructed of modular panels employing the inventive concept.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 23, 1978
    Assignee: United States Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph L. Brown, Jr., Dominic Fragomeni, James J. Trageser