Patents by Inventor Kevin H. Kratch

Kevin H. Kratch 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: 6212980
    Abstract: An apparatus for sequentially aligning a number of screws with a screwdriver and guiding the number of screws during advancement by the screwdriver is disclosed. The apparatus includes a body which includes (i) a channel adapted to receive a screw strip having the number of screws supported thereon, (ii) a feed passage adapted to sequentially receive the number of screws from the channel, and (ii) a guide track having a planar segment and an inclined ramp segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2001
    Assignee: Vermont American Corporation
    Inventors: Kevin H. Kratch, Gregory A. Phillips