Patents by Inventor Lee G. Poe

Lee G. Poe 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: 4457706
    Abstract: A ladle preheat station includes a firing wall through which a burner fires into an open end of a ladle juxtapositioned with respect to the wall, an air curtain means positioned about the firing wall so as to direct a curtain of air toward the ladle to eliminate ambient air infiltration between the firing wall and the ladle lip. In a preferred form an insulating refractory is placed along the inner-most edge of the air curtain means to reradiate the radiated heat and minimize slot radiation heat losses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1982
    Date of Patent: July 3, 1984
    Assignee: Bloom Engineering Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Harry P. Finke, John W. Morgan, II, Lee G. Poe