Patents by Inventor Lloyd F. Broemel, Jr.

Lloyd F. Broemel, Jr. 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: 4827809
    Abstract: An extension tip, for an air ratchet adapteor, having an elongated housing which is closed on one end and open at the opposite end. The housing is hollow except for a driven gear and optional idler gears at the closed end. The driven gear includes a hexagonal aperture to accept internal removable sockets. The driven gear or optional idler gear is engaged with the gear housing idler gear of the air ratchet adaptor when the extension tip is attached to the air ratchet adaptor. The open end of the housing has a tensioned retaining clip situated on both sides of the opening for engaging with the recesses of the gear housing of the air ratchet adaptor to hold the extension tip firmly in place. An inner gear housing stop is located internally next to the driven gear or the optional idler gear of the closed end. The extension tip also includes a top and bottom recess which allow for passage of the support pin heads while the extension tip is being attached to the air ratchet adaptor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1987
    Date of Patent: May 9, 1989
    Inventor: Lloyd F. Broemel, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4735118
    Abstract: An air ratchet adaptor having a slotted, semicylindrical handle with one end integrally formed into a flat, elongated, rectangular gear housing for transferring powered torque from an air ratchet which is commercially available to the general public in three-eighths inch or other size drive. The air ratchet can quickly and easily be inserted through the opening in the handle and snapped into its proper place. The handle includes the proper handle insert which provides adaptability to many different brands of air ratchets. The gear housing contains a driving gear, meshing idler gears, and a driven gear. The driving gear includes a square aperture for mating engagement with the square shank of the air ratchet head. The driven gear includes a hexagonal aperture to accept internal removable sockets. The internal removable sockets are provided for, to insure that the amount of work space needed to remove and install fasteners is kept to a minimum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1986
    Date of Patent: April 5, 1988
    Inventor: Lloyd F. Broemel, Jr.