Patents by Inventor Robert Mainhardt

Robert Mainhardt 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: 4728037
    Abstract: A safe, effective self-defense device including a container having a non-toxic deterrent fluid mixture therein is disclosed. The container is provided as a thin-walled, manually-collapsible, squeeze bottle having a nozzle, a nozzle closure cap and a sealing substance positioned in the nozzle, which cap can be removed and the sealing substance ejected from the nozzle by a single hand of the user. The deterrent mixture includes a surfactant lachyrmal agent, a food-grade dye and an odor or oleofactory agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1986
    Date of Patent: March 1, 1988
    Assignee: Trebor Corporation
    Inventor: Robert Mainhardt
  • Patent number: 4644930
    Abstract: A gun is provided which is capable of firing a variety of projectiles driven by a variety of propellants. The barrel may be readily disconnected from the stock of the gun. The breech is designed to receive a standard gauge shotgun shell. Inserts are also provided with the same general configuration of a standard gauge shotgun shell, and when placed into the breech, allow the gun to fire a variety of projectiles. Inserts are provided which allow the gun to fire both center fire and rim fire rounds through a bore in the insert. A rocket insert is also provided which contains a smooth bore and is capable of firing rockets. An inertial firing pin is provided, which operates in conjunction with a floating breech plate. The floating breech plate is used in the firing of compressed gas bottles. A dual action spring drive is provided which is used to provide the necessary force to drive the firing pin and which also absorbs a portion of the recoil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 24, 1987
    Inventor: Robert Mainhardt