Patents by Inventor Max H. Kenworthy

Max H. Kenworthy 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: 4270020
    Abstract: A wiring system for a partition assembly of a plurality of elevated panels attached to intermediate posts includes electrical assemblies mounted beneath at least a pair of panels. Each electrical assembly includes a fixed length housing provided with an outlet and at least one short flexible conduit extending from one end and a long flexible conduit extending from the other end with the conduits at the two ends of each housing terminating in mating connectors joined to the mating connectors from adjacent panel electrical assemblies. An enclosed raceway is formed by a pair of panel cover plates snap-fitted upon a pair of hanger members attached beneath each panel between the housing and panel edges. The raceway enclosure is completed by post cover plates slidably joined to adjacent panel cover plates beneath each post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1979
    Date of Patent: May 26, 1981
    Assignee: GF Business Equipment, Inc.
    Inventors: Max H. Kenworthy, Melvin A. Textoris
  • Patent number: 3932010
    Abstract: A flush pull arrangement for office furniture and the like, and specifically, for use in connection with office furniture drawers and doors, in which the drawer or door front panel is formed with a quadrilateral opening to receive a quadrilateral open centered trim piece that is flanged about its forwardly facing side for fitting flush up against the front panel front surface, and that has opposed ridges coplanar therewith, on two opposed rails thereof, and along the rearwardly facing side of the trim piece, proportioned for snap fitting into the front panel opening. The front panel opening is formed on two opposed sides of same with a pair of opposed centering tabs that cooperate with correspondingly located notches formed in the rearward side of the trim piece, on the other pair of rails thereof, for centering the trim piece in the panel opening, and with which the trim piece has snap fit relation in applying the trim piece to the front panel opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1975
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1976
    Assignee: All-Steel, Inc.
    Inventor: Max H. Kenworthy