Patents by Inventor Reynold E. Holmen

Reynold E. Holmen 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: 4738987
    Abstract: A composition comprising the product of a homogeneous dispersion of water and the active components soap, a water-soluble alkali-metal silicate, and sulfonated castor oil and having a pH adjusted with acid to within the range of 6.5 to 10 for applying to the hands or other parts of the body to protect the skin against the aid in removal of non-water-soluble contaminants or soil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1988
    Assignee: Kemsearch, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy D. Mattson, Reynold E. Holmen
  • Patent number: 4591189
    Abstract: A standardized document such as a credit card has a thin, light-transmissive, electrically conductive interior layer, the impedance, capacitance, or conductance of which can be sensed to indicate the authenticity of the document. When the document is cut to expose a new edge, the authenticating layer at that edge is not visible to the naked eye and hence should foil the ordinary counterfeiter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 27, 1986
    Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Reynold E. Holmen, Edward J. Downing
  • Patent number: 4031048
    Abstract: A paint composition that rapidly congeals to traffic-bearing condition when sprayed at an elevated temperature onto a paved surface, comprising a paint vehicle and a normally solid substantially neutral polyamide reaction product dispersed in the paint vehicle, characterized in that the ingredients from which the reaction product was made include diphenolic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 1972
    Date of Patent: June 21, 1977
    Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Reynold E. Holmen, Stanley J. Olander