Patents by Inventor Robert P. Welsh

Robert P. Welsh 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: 10058992
    Abstract: An improved portable work bench includes a beam, legs for supporting the beam, and at least one bracket having first and second surfaces for contacting respective first and second sides of the beam, wherein the second surface is movable between a first position contacting the second side of the beam, and a second position not contacting the second side of the beam. A spring biases the second surface towards the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Thomas R. Sommerville
  • Publication number: 20180200918
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Michael L. O'BANION, Warren A. CEROLL, James R. PARKS, Robert Alan BERRY, Robert P. WELSH, Daniel PUZIO, Michael L. AGRONIN, Philip T. MILLER, Robert J. OPSITOS, JR., Andrew E. SEMAN, JR., John K. HORKY, James P. BASCOM, Todd J. HUSTON, Matthew C. WEBSTER, Adan AYALA
  • Patent number: 9969099
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Michael L. O'Banion, Warren A. Ceroll, James R. Parks, Robert Alan Berry, Robert P. Welsh, Daniel Puzio, Michael L. Agronin, Philip T. Miller, Robert J. Opsitos, Jr., Andrew E. Seman, Jr., John K. Horky, James P. Bascom, Todd J. Huston, Matthew C. Webster, Adan Ayala
  • Publication number: 20180015555
    Abstract: A table saw has a base assembly, a table assembly supported by the base assembly, and a saw assembly supported by at least one of the table assembly and the base assembly. The saw assembly includes a saw blade extending through the table assembly. The base assembly has at least one tube connected to the table assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Kathy E. DiPasquale, Daniel N. Lopano, John E. Buck, Carl F. Merhar, III, Yung Ho Chang, Nicholas E. Achterberg
  • Patent number: 9776260
    Abstract: A table saw has a base assembly, a table assembly supported by the base assembly, and a saw assembly supported by at least one of the table assembly and the base assembly. The saw assembly includes a saw blade extending through the table assembly. The base assembly has at least one tube connected to the table assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Kathy E. DiPasquale, Daniel N. Lopano, John E. Buck, Carl F. Merhar, III, Yung Ho Chang, Nicholas E. Achterberg
  • Publication number: 20170087738
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Inventors: Michael L. O'BANION, Warren A. CEROLL, James R. PARKS, Robert Alan BERRY, Robert P. WELSH, Daniel PUZIO, Michael L. AGRONIN, Philip T. MILLER, Robert J. OPSITOS, JR., Andrew E. SEMAN, JR., John K. HORKY, James P. BASCOM, Todd J. HUSTON, Matthew C. WEBSTER, Adan AYALA
  • Patent number: 9573292
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Michael L. O'Banion, Warren A. Ceroll, James R. Parks, Robert Alan Berry, Robert P. Welsh, Daniel Puzio, Michael L. Agronin, Philip T. Miller, Robert J. Opsitos, Jr., Andrew E. Seman, Jr., John K. Horky, James P. Bascom, Todd J. Huston, Matthew C. Webster, Adan Ayala
  • Publication number: 20160250746
    Abstract: An improved portable work bench includes a beam, legs for supporting, the beam, and at least one bracket having, first and second surfaces for contacting, respective first and second sides of the beam, wherein the second surface is movable between a first position contacting, the second side of the beam, and a second position not contacting, the second side of the beam. A spring, biases the second surface towards the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Thomas R. Sommerville
  • Patent number: 8814535
    Abstract: An air compressor assembly can include a support structure with a compressor mechanism, at least one fluid tank, a pair of wheels, and a handle attached thereto. The air compressor assembly can be configured with the compressor mechanism having a perpendicular orientation relative to the at least one fluid tank so as to provide a relatively narrow assembly and to facilitate servicing and/or maintenance of the assembly. Furthermore, the wheels and handle can be configured so that the assembly can be relatively easily located in a balanced transport position. Additionally, an accessory support plate can be attached to the top of the assembly to serve as a dolly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Mark A. Etter, Timothy C. Smith, Robert P. Welsh, John Buck, Fredrick M. Morgan, Chad W. Hanson, James Vintzel
  • Publication number: 20140208904
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: BLACK & DECKER INC.
    Inventors: Michael L. O'BANION, Warren A. CEROLL, James R. PARKS, Robert Alan BERRY, Robert P. WELSH, Daniel PUZIO, Michael L. AGRONIN, Philip T. MILLER, Robert J. OPSITOS, JR., Andrew E. SEMAN, JR., John K. HORKY, James P. BASCOM, Todd J. HUSTON, Matthew C. WEBSTER, Adan AYALA
  • Patent number: 8726776
    Abstract: A table saw guard assembly for guarding a blade on a table saw is provided. The table saw guard assembly includes a support structure and a hood assembly including at least one of a front curtain, first side curtain, second side curtain and top curtain, wherein each of said curtains are independently moveable and/or removable from the hood assembly. Furthermore, a table saw guard assembly is provided including a quick release mechanism for connecting the hood assembly to the support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Michael L. O'Banion, Warren A. Ceroll, James R. Parks, Robert Alan Berry, Robert P. Welsh, Daniel Puzio, Michael L. Agronin, Philip T. Miller, Robert J. Opsitos, Andrew E. Seman, Jr., John K. Horky, James P. Bascom, Todd J. Huston, Matthew Webster, Adan Ayala
  • Patent number: 8584564
    Abstract: A table saw has a base assembly, a table assembly supported by the base assembly, and a saw assembly supported by at least one of the table assembly and the base assembly. The saw assembly includes a saw blade extending through the table assembly. The base assembly has at least one tube connected to the table assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Kathy E. DiPasquale, Daniel N. Lopano, John E. Buck, Carl F. Merhar, III, Yung Ho Chang, Nicholas E. Achterberg
  • Publication number: 20130154174
    Abstract: An improved portable work bench includes a beam, legs for supporting the beam, and at least one bracket having first and second surfaces for contacting respective first and second sides of the beam, wherein the second surface is movable between a first position contacting the second side of the beam, and a second position not contacting the second side of the beam. A spring biases the second surface towards the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2012
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Thomas R. Sommerville
  • Publication number: 20130098217
    Abstract: A table saw has a base assembly, a table assembly supported by the base assembly, and a saw assembly supported by at least one of the table assembly and the base assembly. The saw assembly includes a saw blade extending through the table assembly. The base assembly has at least one tube connected to the table assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Kathy E. DiPasquale, Daniel N. Lopano, John E. Buck, Carl F. Merhar III, Yung Ho Chang, Nicholas E. Achterberg
  • Patent number: 8256477
    Abstract: An improved portable work bench includes a beam, legs for supporting the beam, and at least one bracket having first and second surfaces for contacting respective first and second sides of the beam, wherein the second surface is movable between a first position contacting the second side of the beam, and a second position not contacting the second side of the beam. A spring biases the second surface towards the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Thomas R. Sommerville
  • Publication number: 20120018044
    Abstract: An improved portable work bench includes a beam, legs for supporting the beam, and at least one bracket having first and second surfaces for contacting respective first and second sides of the beam, wherein the second surface is movable between a first position contacting the second side of the beam, and a second position not contacting the second side of the beam. A spring biases the second surface towards the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventors: Robert P. Welsh, Thomas R. Sommerville
  • Patent number: D862817
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Black & Decker, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Baxter, Stephen Houghton, Martin Harnett, Robert P. Welsh
  • Patent number: D866189
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Black & Decker, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Baxter, Stephen Houghton, Graeme Crawley, Martin Harnett, Robert P. Welsh, Lea Kobeli, Edward Wilson Licitra, Jonathan Patrick Summers, Germain Verbrackel
  • Patent number: D866897
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Black & Decker, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Baxter, Stephen Houghton, Martin Harnett, Robert P. Welsh, Lea Kobeli, Edward Wilson Licitra, Jonathan Patrick Summers, Germain Verbrackel
  • Patent number: D867703
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Black & Decker, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Baxter, Stephen Houghton, Martin Harnett, Robert P. Welsh, Lea Kobeli, Edward Wilson Licitra, Jonathan Patrick Summers, Germain Verbrackel