Patents by Inventor Patrick H. Huebner

Patrick H. Huebner 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: 4978077
    Abstract: A conventional meat grinder contains a chopper knife and a chopper plate, the chopper knife rides on the inner surface of the chopper plate and directs the bone fragments, sinews and gristle inwardly toward the central portion of the chopper plate as it chops the meat. The central portion of the chopper plate has a funnel-shaped, frusto-conical central passageway within which the bone fragments, gristle and sinews and collected and are urged outward, first passing through the frusto-conical passageway and out the small end of the passageway, into opposed discharge channels which passes through the hub of the plate and communicates with a discharge tube whose distal end is closed or partially closed by a removeable stopper or adjustable clamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 1990
    Date of Patent: December 18, 1990
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick H. Huebner, Joseph G. Sebranek, Dennis G. Olson, Eugene A. Anderson
  • Patent number: 4928892
    Abstract: A conventional meat grinder contains a chopper knife and a chopper plate, the chopper knife rides on the inner surface of the chopper plate and directs the bone fragments, sinews and gristle inwardly toward the central portion of the chopper plate as it chops the meat. The central portion of the chopper plate has a funnel-shaped, frusto-conical central passageway within which the bone fragments, gristle and sinews are collected and are urged outward, first passing through the frusto-conical passageway and out the small end of the passageway, into opposed discharge channels which passes through the hub of the plate and communicates with a discharge tube whose distal end is closed or partially closed by a removeable stopper or adjustable clamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 29, 1990
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick H. Huebner, Joseph G. Sebranek, Dennis G. Olson, Eugene A. Anderson