Patents by Inventor Michael F. J. Ford

Michael F. J. Ford 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: 4186222
    Abstract: A method of insulating a shell mould for investment casting by adhering a particulate or fibrous insulator such as perlite, vermiculite or ceramic fibres to a shell mould by an adherent coating. In a preferred process the shell mould is first dipped into the adherent coating and the particulate insulator is applied to the mould through a stuccoing process. Multiple layers of insulation can be applied to the mould to vary the thickness of insulation as required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1980
    Assignee: Rolls-Royce (1971) Limited
    Inventors: Hubert D. Sellars, David Mills, Michael F. J. Ford