Patents by Inventor Neil Vincent Harber

Neil Vincent Harber 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: 8424632
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Josh Dean Graeve, Neil Vincent Harber, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Jed Douglas Polzin
  • Patent number: 8360193
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Nathan Joseph Horstman, Charles Jon Paul Asp, James Michael Frett, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Josh Dean Graeve, Maurice Thomas Nesbitt
  • Publication number: 20120152574
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Deers and Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Nathan Joseph Horstman, Charles Jon Paul Asp, James Michael Frett, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Michael Eugen Kennedy, Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Josh Dean Graeve, Maurice Thomas Nesbitt
  • Publication number: 20120103717
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2012
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Josh Dean Graeve, Neil Vincent Harber, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Jed Douglas Polzin
  • Patent number: 8146704
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Brian Joseph Zimmer, Donald Walter Kruger, Neil Vincent Harber, Brent Allen Smith, Julien Le Vely, Josh Dean Graeve, Jed Douglas Polzin, Richard Lee Forest
  • Patent number: 8104566
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Nathan Joseph Horstman, Charles Jon Paul Asp, James Michael Frett, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Josh Dean Graeve, Maurice Thomas Nesbitt
  • Patent number: 8091678
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Josh Dean Graeve, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Neil Vincent Harber, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Jed Douglas Polzin
  • Patent number: 7913798
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: James Michael Frett, Charles Jon Paul Asp, Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Neil Vincent Harber, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Josh Dean Graeve
  • Patent number: 7866150
    Abstract: A vehicle is disclosed having a hydraulic system. The hydraulic system includes a pressure regulator that maintains the output pressure from a hydraulic pump above a predetermined minimum pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Darrell Jeffrey Roway, Ryan Matthew Lutze
  • Patent number: 7857070
    Abstract: The present invention relates to machinery having multiple hydraulically actuated functions and, more particularly, to a control system for using a single proportional valve to control multiple hydraulically actuated functions on a piece of machinery such as a tractor or front-end wheel loader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Luke John Kurth, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan
  • Patent number: 7857090
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Josh Dean Graeve, Neil Vincent Harber, Brian Joseph Zimmer
  • Publication number: 20090223733
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Josh Dean Graeve, Neil Vincent Harber, Brian Joseph Zimmer
  • Publication number: 20090223734
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: James Michael Frett, Charles Jon Paul Asp, Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Neil Vincent Harber, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Josh Dean Graeve
  • Publication number: 20090223092
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Nathan Joseph Horstman, Charles Jon Paul Asp, James Michael Frett, Martin Lavern Ruhter, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Richard John Gotto, Richard Arnold Valenzuela, Josh Dean Graeve, Maurice Thomas Nesbitt
  • Publication number: 20090223735
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Brian Joseph Zimmer, Donald Walter Kruger, Neil Vincent Harber, Brent Allen Smith, Julien Le Vely, Josh Dean Graeve, Jed Douglas Polzin, Richard Lee Forest
  • Publication number: 20090223736
    Abstract: A control system for a construction vehicle, such as a motor grader, is provided. The control system includes a plurality of joysticks supported by an operator seat assembly of the motor grader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: Deere and Company
    Inventors: Martin Lavern Ruhter, Josh Dean Graeve, Neil Vincent Harber, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Jed Douglas Polzin
  • Publication number: 20080307783
    Abstract: A vehicle is disclosed having a hydraulic system. The hydraulic system includes a pressure regulator that maintains the output pressure from a hydraulic pump above a predetermined minimum pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Darrell Jeffrey Rowan, Ryan Matthew Lutzu
  • Patent number: 7415919
    Abstract: A series hydraulic circuit for permitting motorized operation and independent control of a plurality of cutting decks of a mower. The circuit allows separate operation of one of the decks while enabling operation of one or more of the other decks associated with the mower to simultaneously occur.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Todd Allen Link, Neil Vincent Harber
  • Patent number: 6823955
    Abstract: An elongated air intake screen is provided for vehicles such as commercial mowers that operate in conditions having substantial airborne foreign materials that tend to clog the screen. The exterior surface of the screen is provided with intake openings throughout its 360 degree surface to draw air over a substantial area. It is located at the upper edge of the vehicle to separate it from the cutting decks and area where airborne grasses and similar foreign materials are encountered. Air drawn into the screen is used to cool the engine and hydraulic fluid heat exchangers and provide for engine combustion needs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2004
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Stanley Kermit Hall, Neil Vincent Harber, Robert Alan Henson, Jennifer Lynn Jaramillo, Jeffrey David Witwer
  • Patent number: D556790
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2007
    Assignee: Deere & Company
    Inventors: Neil Vincent Harber, Leroy Ernest Kraske, Michael Eugene Kennedy, Darrel Jeffrey Rowan, Martin Lavern Ruhter