Patents by Inventor Preston Howell

Preston Howell 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: 11444464
    Abstract: A portable hybrid generator may comprise a sturdy portable housing configured for easy movement and transport, an inverter for managing renewable and non-renewable energy sources, one or more batteries with or without a battery management system, one or more solar panels and solar panel combiner box, a communications systems, and a generator. In some instances the portable hybrid generator may comprise a communications system equipped to simplify the usage, maintenance, and control of the portable hybrid generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: GOAL ZERO LLC
    Inventors: Walker Ford, Sterling Robison, Hank Howell, Preston Evan Price, Norm Krantz, Keyvan Vasefi
  • Publication number: 20210379423
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a system and associated methods for a rapidly manufacturable face mask assembly are disclosed herein. The face mask assembly can be fabricated using methods and materials that are easily accessible and more quickly produced than traditional manufacturing methods. The main mask body is intended to be efficiently 3D printed, with the addition of a removable face seal made of silicone or other soft and flexible polymers. The mask body includes anchor points for various strap options, as well as a custom filter retainer that can be customized to accommodate the use of numerous different filter materials, while the face seal restricts airflow to intake only through the attached filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Arizona Board of Regents on Behalf of Arizona State University
    Inventors: Preston Howell, Tyler Smith
  • Patent number: 10038313
    Abstract: A lineman's hoist that can be operated by a drill or similar device by its engagement with the head bolt. The head bolt is freely disposed with a head shaft and the head bolt is threadably engaged with a threaded shaft to displace the threaded shaft with respect to the bolt shaft. Thus this can move and displace items or wires that may be connected to the first hoist hook or second hoist hook.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Inventor: Preston Howell
  • Publication number: 20160380415
    Abstract: A lineman's hoist that can be operated by a drill or similar device by its engagement with the head bolt. The head bolt is freely disposed with a head shaft and the head bolt is threadably engaged with a threaded shaft to displace the threaded shaft with respect to the bolt shaft. Thus this can move and displace items or wires that may be connected to the first hoist hook or second hoist hook.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventor: Preston Howell