Patents by Inventor Mark H. Toomey

Mark H. Toomey 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: 5735509
    Abstract: A pneumatic seat suspension assembly including upper and lower support members with scissors linkages extending therebetween, a pneumatic spring operatively attached between one set of opposing parallel scissors arms, a height adjuster in communication with the pneumatic spring, a dump valve in communication with the pneumatic spring and a safety rollover valve in communication with the pneumatic spring. The scissors linkage provides the mechanical connection between the seat bottom and the seat support while the pneumatic spring provides the structure to raise and lower the seat bottom by use of compressed air which causes the parallel scissors linkages to be pushed upward causing the seat to rise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 1996
    Date of Patent: April 7, 1998
    Assignee: Sears Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Dennis J. Gryp, Mark H. Toomey
  • Patent number: 5713105
    Abstract: A vertically adjustable hinge which permits easy, small and precise vertical adjustments. The hinge includes a body, a first leaf and a second leaf. It should be noted that the hinge may be provided only as a body and a first leaf for retro-fitting on to an existing second leaf. The body includes a leaf cavity, an adjustment mechanism cavity and, where necessary, a window. The window extends from a face side of the body and communicates with the adjustment mechanism cavity. The adjustment mechanism cavity communicates with the leaf cavity. The leaf cavity is sized and dimensioned to receive a planer portion of the first leaf therein with additional space for vertical adjustment of the first leaf. An adjustment mechanism is provided in the form of an elongated jack screw having a head which engages a slot formed in the first leaf and a threaded portion which engages a fixed thread.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 3, 1998
    Assignee: Lawrence Brothers Inc.
    Inventor: Mark H. Toomey