Patents by Inventor Richard D. Hayes

Richard D. Hayes 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: 5361663
    Abstract: A chain merchandising apparatus includes a frame, a cabinet secured to the frame, and a chain support mounted to the frame and located within the cabinet for supporting a plurality of chain containers. A chain cutter is moveably fixed to the apparatus so as to be facilely and safely selectively adjustable vertically and horizontally in relation thereto for permitting a user to position the chain cutter substantially adjacent to a preselected chain container supported on the chain support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 8, 1994
    Assignee: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Richard D. Hayes, Robert Schroeder, Dale A. Thorstens, Larry L. Schumacher
  • Patent number: 5284078
    Abstract: A chain merchandising apparatus includes a frame, a cabinet secured to the frame, and chain support means mounted to the frame and located within the cabinet for supporting a plurality of chain containers. A chain cutter is moveably fixed to the apparatus so as to be facilely and safely selectively adjustable vertically and horizontally in relation thereto for permitting a user to position the chain cutter substantially adjacent to a preselected chain container supported on the chain support means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 8, 1994
    Assignee: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Richard D. Hayes, Robert Schroeder, Dale A. Thorstens, Larry L. Schumacher
  • Patent number: 5201419
    Abstract: A unitary container for storing and dispensing chain includes a box-shaped chain holder portion having a continuous top edge adapted for interlocking receipt of a selectively removable lid, a bottom wall, and first and second pairs of opposed side walls which extend between and connect the open top edge and the bottom wall. The container also includes a lid adapted for selectively easily removable attachment to the continuous open top edge of the chain holder position. The lid has an integral chain dispensing and retaining portion to permit access to and removal from the chain holder portion through the lid of desired lengths of chain, and is formed so as to deter chain removed from the chain holder from unintentionally slipping thereinto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1993
    Assignee: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Richard D. Hayes
  • Patent number: 5165316
    Abstract: A chain merchandising apparatus includes a frame, a cabinet secured to the frame, and chain support means mounted to the frame and located within the cabinet for supporting a plurality of chain containers. A chain cutter is moveably fixed to the apparatus so as to be selectivity adjustable vertically and horizontally in relation thereto for permitting a user to position the chain cutter substantially adjacent to a preselected chain container supported on the chain support means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 1991
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1992
    Assignee: LaClede Chain Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Richard D. Hayes
  • Patent number: D332217
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1993
    Assignee: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Richard D. Hayes