Patents by Inventor Matthew Harriman

Matthew Harriman 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).

  • Publication number: 20180320328
    Abstract: A security barrier system (1) and a bracket (2a, 2b) therefor are disclosed. The bracket comprises at least one each of a first type and a second type of mutually spaced fence member receiving channels (8a,8b,10a-10f), the or each channel of the second type (8a, 8b) having a greater width than the or each channel of the first type (10a-10f), as measured along a length of the bracket. The security barrier system comprises a plurality of support posts (4), attached to each support post is at least one bracket, the length of the bracket orientated vertically, and a plurality of fence members (12a-12h) orientated horizontally, each member passing through a corresponding one of the fence member receiving channels of each bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Steven Bowyer, Andrew Pardoe, Matthew Harriman
  • Patent number: 9469949
    Abstract: A wire rope road safety barrier including at least one wire rope, a plurality of posts configured to be supported in the ground along a roadside or central reservation, the posts including a cut-out provided in respective ones of the posts, and a retainer. The retainer includes an arm for embracing at least half of a circumference of the post whereby the retainer can be held on the post at a position along its length, the arm defining a plane, and a tab extending perpendicularly from the plane of the arm for retaining the at least one wire rope against the post, the tab being configured to yield at a break point at which the tab is attached to the arm when subjected to a lateral force by the at least one wire rope that exceeds a predetermined amount to permit separation of the rope from the barrier within a predetermined impact zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: Hill & Smith Limited
    Inventors: Mark Tonks, Matthew Harriman, Steve Wells
  • Publication number: 20160083917
    Abstract: A retainer (10a, 10b, 10c) for a wire rope road safety barrier, comprising a plurality of posts (14), is provided for supporting one or more wire ropes (12) above the ground. The retainer comprises an arm (16a, 16b) for embracing at least half of a circumference of the post whereby the retainer can be held on the post at a position along its length. The retainer also comprises a frangible or yieldable tab (18) extending from the arm for retaining the wire rope against the post.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Applicant: Hill & Smith Limited
    Inventors: Mark Tonks, Matthew Harriman, Steve Wells
  • Patent number: 9234324
    Abstract: A retainer (10a, 10b, 10c) for a wire rope road safety barrier, includes a plurality of posts (14), for supporting one or more wire ropes (12) above the ground. The retainer includes an arm (16a, 16b) for embracing at least half of a circumference of the post whereby the retainer can be held on the post at a position along its length. The retainer also includes a frangible or yieldable tab (18) extending from the arm for retaining the wire rope against the post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Hill & Smith Limited
    Inventors: Mark Tonks, Matthew Harriman, Steve Wells
  • Publication number: 20130207060
    Abstract: A retainer (10a, 10b, 10c) for a wire rope road safety barrier, comprising a plurality of posts (14), is provided for supporting one or more wire ropes (12) above the ground. The retainer comprises an arm (16a, 16b) for embracing at least half of a circumference of the post whereby the retainer can be held on the post at a position along its length. The retainer also comprises a frangible or yieldable tab (18) extending from the arm for retaining the wire rope against the post.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: HILL & SMITH LIMITED
    Inventors: Mark Tonks, Matthew Harriman, Steve Wells