Patents by Inventor Maurizio Zonco

Maurizio Zonco 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: 5926970
    Abstract: A wet and/or dry finishing machine for fabrics in rope or open-width form comprising a treatment tank in which a transporting means is installed for the fabric, for example in endless-loop form, the transporting means drawing the fabric from the base of the tank and feeding it against a counteracting fuller element, in proximity to at least one base wall portion of the tank there being positioned a duct provided with apertures and through which an air stream is circulated, a portion of the fabric bearing on the top of the duct. This improves drying and shortens the drying time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1999
    Assignee: Zonco Federico & Figlio S.p.A.
    Inventor: Maurizio Zonco
  • Patent number: 5678429
    Abstract: A machine for the wet and dry treatment of fabric in rope or open-width form of any type and weight has a treatment tank (10) within which the fabric to be treated is conveyed by a belt conveyor (11). The belt conveyor has an upper active conveying branch (15) and a lower return branch (16). The upper branch (15) of the conveyor is surrounded by an air transporter channel (22) with open ends and into which, in the vicinity of its entry end, a compressed air stream is fed to compress the fabric against the conveyor belt without the intervention of mechanical compression means the machine prevents the formation of creases in the fabric and allows treatment at a high effective rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 1996
    Date of Patent: October 21, 1997
    Assignee: Zonco Federico & Figlio S.n.c.
    Inventor: Maurizio Zonco
  • Patent number: 4419871
    Abstract: In a fulling machine an introductory channel is provided between the paired resser and dragger rollers and the conventional pusher for the fulling plate, and a supplementary pusher unit is provided in the introductory channel having safety means to prevent overloads, the reciprocation of the supplementary pusher unit being properly synchronized with the reciprocation of the conventional pusher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 1981
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1983
    Assignee: Zonco Federico & Figlio di Federico, Pietro e Placido Zonco S.n.c.
    Inventors: Placido Zonco, Maurizio Zonco