Patents by Inventor Michael A. Smahlik

Michael A. Smahlik 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: 4856929
    Abstract: An interior clamping device for tubular poles which includes a driver disposed in one tubular member with a tapered end portion projecting outwardly from the tubular member. An expandable sleeve is disposed in a second tubular member. Locking means removably secure the driver to the sleeve by a fastener so that when the driver is rotated in one direction the expandable sleeve is moved radially outwardly against the inner surface of the tube to lock the tubes together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1989
    Assignee: Steccone Products Co.
    Inventors: Aloys J. Smahlik, Michael A. Smahlik, Richard D. Phipps
  • Patent number: 4697296
    Abstract: An improved squeegee has a releasable clamping member mounted to the flared portion of the squeegee handle. A pivot pin is disposed in the clamping member in a position transverse to the handle, with the ends of the pin secured to fasteners mounted on opposite sides of the clamping member. The fasteners hold the flared portion of the handle and the back clamping plate which secures the support channel of the squeegee. When the position of the clamping member is shifted past its fulcrum point, the support channel is released for lateral movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1987
    Assignee: Steccone Products Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael A. Smahlik
  • Patent number: 4152807
    Abstract: A scrubbing attachment which includes a sleeve for a squeegee, engagement means to secure the squeegee to the inside of the sleeve, and absorbent material surrounding the sleeve particularly adapted for cleaning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 1977
    Date of Patent: May 8, 1979
    Assignee: Steccone Products Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Michael A. Smahlik