Patents by Inventor Kevin Mitchell Draina

Kevin Mitchell Draina 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: 9680343
    Abstract: In certain exemplary embodiments, a generator field upgrade kit includes a design modification package configured to be installed in a generator field of a generator as a retrofit to mitigate damage of the generator field due to high cyclic duty of the generator. The design modification package includes a plurality of individual modifications that are selectable based on specific operational and performance parameters of the generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell Draina, Benjamin Alber Mancuso, Donald Alden VanSlyke
  • Publication number: 20120286614
    Abstract: In certain exemplary embodiments, a generator field upgrade kit includes a design modification package configured to be installed in a generator field of a generator as a retrofit to mitigate damage of the generator field due to high cyclic duty of the generator. The design modification package includes a plurality of individual modifications that are selectable based on specific operational and performance parameters of the generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2011
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell Draina, Benjamin Alber Mancuso, Donald Alden VanSlyke