Patents by Inventor Lawrence R. Lefever

Lawrence R. Lefever 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: 4315113
    Abstract: A shortened control switch structure useful in electrical remote control rearview mirrors and serving a pair of remotely located reversible motors and selectively permitting either of the motors to be operated in the forward or reverse direction by movement in the switch and where the base closure of the switch supports stationary contacts in opposed paired relation and the stationary contacts are swaged into the closure and against connecting leads and where the connecting leads extend generally radially from the base closure. The switch is of the type that recenters upon release in accord with a bias applied at the contacts. The contactors are press fitted into recesses and self-seat against removal and in electrical contact with corresponding leads. The contactors are provided with annular spaced apart wedge rings and displace softer material upon entry and in firm contacting displacement of the leads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 1980
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1982
    Assignee: Harman International Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert J. Fisher, Lawrence R. Lefever