Patents by Inventor Marshall Klemundt

Marshall Klemundt 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: 4209802
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for detecting glass fragments within closed filled jars on a production line. A plurality of jars is conveyed in serial fashion past an inspection station. Prior to arrival at the inspection station the jars are tilted by an acute angle of approximately to define a lowermost portion of the jar bottom into which glass fragments and the like settle. A light source illuminates this lowermost portion at the inspection station, and a television camera is precisely focused on the lowermost portion. The camera relays a signal for producing a magnified image on a monitor so that an operator can divert jars containing foreign matter out of the line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1978
    Date of Patent: June 24, 1980
    Assignee: Gerber Products Company
    Inventors: Daniel A. Fogg, Maurice W. Brandt, Marshall Klemundt