Patents by Inventor Kenneth A. Hirschey

Kenneth A. Hirschey 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: 4045188
    Abstract: An additive for hydrocarbon motor fuels for internal combustion engines which consists of ditertiarybutyl peroxide contained in a solvent medium. The solvent medium is preferably ditertiarybutyl alcohol along with a lower melting solvent, such as isopropyl alcohol, benzene, or mixtures thereof. The organic peroxide is normally present in the fuel in an amount ranging from between about 0.1 ppm. to about 1 ppm., with best results being obtained within that range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 1975
    Date of Patent: August 30, 1977
    Inventor: Kenneth A. Hirschey