Patents by Inventor Lloyd H. Faye

Lloyd H. Faye 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: 4745657
    Abstract: A hinged support bracket for a drain trough is disclosed having a harness member which nests above a bracket member. Both harness and bracket members are joined by a hinge mechanism at their forward extremities, thereby permitting the harness member, containing the drain trough, to be forwardly rotated at least 180 degrees of circular arc, causing inversion of the trough and the discharge of any debris contained therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 24, 1988
    Inventor: Lloyd H. Faye
  • Patent number: 4413449
    Abstract: A drain trough system is disclosed wherein the drain trough may be mechanically inverted to permit any debris therein to fall out. The system involves a series of hinged mounting brackets in horizontally spaced alignment, at least one of the mounting brackets being motorized, a length of drain trough supported by the mounting brackets, and a downspout associated with the drain trough. The motorized mounting bracket includes an electric motor positioned below the bracket, a drive mechanism fixedly attached to the spindle of the motor, and a driven mechanism activated by the drive mechanism and associated with a pivotable upper harness member of the mounting bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 1982
    Date of Patent: November 8, 1983
    Inventor: Lloyd H. Faye
  • Patent number: 4309792
    Abstract: A hinged bracket assembly is provided for use in mounting a drain trough beneath the eaves of a building and enabling the trough to be inverted to facilitate the cleaning and servicing thereof. The assembly is of sturdy construction comprised of two major components, each of which can be economically fabricated by cutting operations applied to an extruded structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1980
    Date of Patent: January 12, 1982
    Inventor: Lloyd H. Faye