Patents by Inventor Matthew Michael Petkus

Matthew Michael Petkus 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: 20220251405
    Abstract: A composition comprises dimethyl carbonate (DMC) and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and has a flash point of 70° F. or greater. The composition has a total VOC content defined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of 50 weight percent (%) or less. The composition removes or strips paint in a period of time of two hours or less. The composition may further comprises one or more corrosion inhibitors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Tim TEAGUE, Matthew Michael PETKUS, Dennis Earl SHIREMAN, Alana BYRD
  • Publication number: 20220032270
    Abstract: A tablet having a deliquescent desiccant and a fragrance encapsulated on or within a binding agent, and wherein the encapsulated fragrance is derived from an essential oil. A method of making a tablet involves providing a deliquescent desiccant, encapsulating a fragrance by spray drying the fragrance on a carbohydrate, combining the deliquescent desiccant and the carbohydrate encapsulated fragrance, and pressing the combination into the tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Rachel Ann FARMER, Dennis Earl SHIREMAN, Charles L. HAWES, Brett Justin HEALEY, Matthew Michael PETKUS
  • Patent number: 11148118
    Abstract: A tablet having a deliquescent desiccant and a fragrance encapsulated on or within a binding agent. The tablet is in a pressed form. A method of making a tablet involves providing a deliquescent desiccant, encapsulating a fragrance by spray drying the fragrance on a carbohydrate, combining the deliquescent desiccant and the carbohydrate encapsulated fragrance, and pressing the combination into the tablet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: W.M. Barr & Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Ann Farmer, Dennis Earl Shireman, Charles L. Hawes, Brett Justin Healey, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Publication number: 20210316338
    Abstract: A spray wand for use with a chemical or chemical formulation in solid form. The wand hose end has a wand hose end valve for control of water flow from a hose. A refill cartridge having a swirl chamber may be attached to the hollow tube. The refill cartridge has at least one nub, indent and/or external channel or groove on its external surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kevin Andrew KAVCHOK, Matthew Michael PETKUS, Alana BYRD, Rachel Ann FARMER
  • Publication number: 20210316323
    Abstract: An adapter for use with a spray gun. A first side of the adapter has a base having a first surface and a second surface, a first friction fit interface raised from the first surface, a second friction fit interface raised from the second surface, and a central orifice.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Matthew Michael Petkus, Rachel Farmer, Dennis Shireman
  • Publication number: 20210220850
    Abstract: A spray gun bottle having a mouth which opens into a body of the spray gun bottle for containing a liquid, wherein the body of the spray gun bottle has at least one vent. An adapter and spray gun system are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Matthew Michael Petkus, Rachel Farmer
  • Publication number: 20210187560
    Abstract: A formulation delivery system for use with an outdoor cleaning device is provided. The formulation delivery system has a composition containing chlorine, wherein the composition is in a form of a solid chemistry and the outdoor cleaning device is a spray wand containing the composition. The chlorine is selected from the group consisting of calcium hypochlorite; 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione, 1,3-dichloro-, sodium salt, dihydrate (dichlor); 1,3,5-Trichloro-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4,6-trione (trichlor), chloramine-T hydrate, and a combination thereof. A spray wand having a refill cartridge for containing the composition in solid form is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Matthew Michael Petkus, Kevin Andrew Kavchok, Rachel Ann Farmer, Elizabeth Johnson, Alana Byrd
  • Publication number: 20210187536
    Abstract: A spray wand for use with a chemical or chemical formulation in solid form. The spray wand has a spray wand body having a hollow tube with an angled wand spray end, a spray end selector attached to the angled wand spray end, a wand hose end screen inserted into or otherwise attached to the hollow tube of the spray wand body, and a wand hose end connected to the spray wand body. The wand hose end has a wand hose end valve for control of water flow from a hose. A refill cartridge having a swirl chamber may be attached to the hollow tube. The refill cartridge has external channels or grooves on its external surface as a water rinse feature for the spray wand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Kevin Andrew Kavchok, Matthew Michael Petkus, Alana Byrd, Rachel Ann Farmer
  • Publication number: 20210137107
    Abstract: A disinfectant formulation comprising a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) and a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds is provided. A wipe having a residual biocidal property is also provided. The wipe formulation comprises a substrate comprised of a fibrous material, and the formulation present on or in the substrate. The formulation comprises a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline), a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds, a surfactant, water, and an optional fragrance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Samuel James Hanna, Gina Parise Sloan, Brian Patrick Aylward, Karen Terry Welch, Dennis Earl Shireman, Kevin Andrew Kavchok, Charles L. Hawes, Jesse Douglas Turmenne, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Patent number: 10925281
    Abstract: A disinfectant formulation comprising a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) and a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds is provided. A wipe having a residual biocidal property is also provided. The wipe formulation comprises a substrate comprised of a fibrous material, and the formulation present on or in the substrate. The formulation comprises a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline), a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds, a surfactant, water, and an optional fragrance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: Microban Products Company, W.M. Barr & Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Samuel James Hanna, Gina Parise Sloan, Brian Patrick Aylward, Karen Terry Welch, Dennis Earl Shireman, Kevin Andrew Kavchok, Charles L. Hawes, Jesse Douglas Turmenne, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Publication number: 20190366265
    Abstract: A spill-resistant and moisture absorbing device comprises a lid, a cover having a wall with an opening and attachably connected to the lid, a tray having an upper side and an underside and attachably connected to the cover from an upper side of the tray, and a basin having a cavity for collection of brine and attachably connected from the underside of the tray. The tray comprises a holder for holding a tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Donald Aaron Lankford, Matthew Michael Petkus, Wendy Groover, Brett Justin Healey, Shannon Wheeler, Douglas Pemberton, Barry Wood, Rachel Farmer
  • Publication number: 20190330481
    Abstract: A composition comprises dimethyl carbonate (DMC) and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and has a flash point of 70° F. or greater. The composition has a total VOC content defined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of 50 weight percent (%) or less. The composition removes or strips paint in a period of time of two hours or less. The composition may further comprises one or more corrosion inhibitors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Tim Teague, Matthew Michael Petkus, Dennis Earl Shireman, Alana Byrd
  • Publication number: 20190230929
    Abstract: A composition for providing a residual sanitizing effect to a surface. The composition comprises a neutralized acrylic polymer, a neutralized acrylic resin or a combination thereof in combination, a biocidal active, and a carrier. The composition comprises a neutralized styrene acrylic polymer, a neutralized styrene acrylic resin or a combination thereof in combination, a biocidal active, and a carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Publication number: 20190111408
    Abstract: A composition for use in brine formation comprising a deliquescent desiccant, urea, and an optional component selected from the group consisting of starch, citric acid, clay, glucose, and a combination thereof. Methods of making and using the composition are provided. The composition may be pressed into tablet form. The composition may be used in a dehumidifying device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Rachel Ann Farmer, Dennis Earl Shireman, Charles L. Hawes, Brett Justin Healey, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Publication number: 20190111383
    Abstract: A tablet having a deliquescent desiccant and a fragrance encapsulated on or within a binding agent. The tablet is in a pressed form. A method of making a tablet involves providing a deliquescent desiccant, encapsulating a fragrance by spray drying the fragrance on a carbohydrate, combining the deliquescent desiccant and the carbohydrate encapsulated fragrance, and pressing the combination into the tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Rachel Ann Farmer, Dennis Earl Shireman, Charles L. Hawes, Brett Justin Healey, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Publication number: 20180299145
    Abstract: A moisture absorber is provided having a container and a lid having a top surface and a bottom surface, the lid having an edge for attachment to the container, and a vapor transmission barrier attached to the bottom surface of the lid. A moisture absorber is provided comprising a container having a floor and at least one upstanding side wall from the floor of the container, the upstanding side wall having a lip and the container having at least one upstanding support extending upward from the floor of the container for supporting a removable tray having a plurality of openings; a lid having a top surface and a bottom surface, the lid having an edge for attachment to the lip of the upstanding side wall of the container; and a vapor transmission barrier attached to the bottom surface of the lid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Wendy Groover, Barry Wood, Charles L. Hawes, Dennis Earl Shireman, Matthew Michael Petkus, Victor Nordlund, Douglas R. Pemberton, Joshua Barnes, Kevin Barnes, Shannon Wheeler
  • Publication number: 20170280716
    Abstract: A disinfectant formulation comprising a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) and a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds is provided. A wipe having a residual biocidal property is also provided. The wipe formulation comprises a substrate comprised of a fibrous material, and the formulation present on or in the substrate. The formulation comprises a poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline), a quaternary ammonium compound or combination of quaternary ammonium compounds, a surfactant, water, and an optional fragrance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Samuel James Hanna, Gina Parise Sloan, Brian Patrick Aylward, Karen Terry Welch, Dennis Earl Shireman, Kevin Andrew Kavchok, Charles L. Hawes, Jesse Douglas Turmenne, Matthew Michael Petkus
  • Patent number: 9700043
    Abstract: Compositions, preferably cleaning compositions, containing at least one component which is corrosive by nature and present at a level to render the compositions corrosive, are provided with reduced corrosivity by increasing the viscosity of the compositions. Reduction in corrosivity of the compositions is provided to a degree so that the compositions are classified as non-corrosive under EPA or OECD/GHS regulations and do not have to be stored in and dispensed from child-resistant packaging and do not require regulated hazard warning labeling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin N. Boyd, Matthew Michael Petkus, Pablo M. Hernandez, Gerald R. Hofmann, Caitlin Y. O'Gara
  • Patent number: 9643199
    Abstract: A sprayer system includes a trigger sprayer having a trigger, a pump mechanism, and a nozzle. The sprayer system further includes a solvent reservoir for accommodating a solvent substance and a bottle for accommodating a concentrate substance. Further, the solvent reservoir is positioned above the trigger sprayer and is in fluid communication with the trigger sprayer and the bottle is positioned below the trigger sprayer and is in fluid communication with the trigger sprayer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Michael Petkus, Bradley J. Barron, Jonathan D. Bellante, Stacey L. Forkner, Hua Han, Palak Pujara, Ronald H. Spang, Jr., Mark J. Van Handel, Steven A. Zach
  • Publication number: 20150352571
    Abstract: A sprayer system includes a trigger sprayer having a trigger, a pump mechanism, and a nozzle. The sprayer system further includes a solvent reservoir for accommodating a solvent substance and a bottle for accommodating a concentrate substance. Further, the solvent reservoir is positioned above the trigger sprayer and is in fluid communication with the trigger sprayer and the bottle is positioned below the trigger sprayer and is in fluid communication with the trigger sprayer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicant: S. C. JOHNSON & SON, INC.
    Inventors: Matthew Michael Petkus, Bradley J. Barron, Jonathan D. Bellante, Stacey L. Forkner, Hua Han, Palak Pujara, Ronald H. Spang, JR., Mark J. Van Handel, Steven A. Zach