Patents by Inventor Robert M. Winkel

Robert M. Winkel 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: 4729344
    Abstract: An animal feeder which includes a trough and a feed-containing hopper. The trough includes a rotatable feed wheel connected to a rotatable distributor plate which dispenses the feed from the hopper into the trough. The hopper includes up to three stationary deflectors which limit the amount of feed bearing on the distributor plate at one time to assure a steady, continuous flow of feed from hopper to trough. The position of the distributor plate is also adjustable to vary the predetermined flow rate of feed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1985
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1988
    Assignee: Vel-Agri, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert M. Winkel