Patents by Inventor Ronald E. Wenzel

Ronald E. Wenzel 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: 4893372
    Abstract: A free-hand tubular towel has at its upper end an elastic band for encircling and gripping a user's arm at a location above or slightly below the elbow and has an enlarged lower end portion that drapes loosely over the user's hand and can be reverse-folded over the upper end portion to uncover the hand. The lower end portion can be secured in retracted position over the tubular upper end portion of the towel by interengagement of coacting patches of a hook-and-pile fastener, one being located near the upper end of the towel and the other being located near the lower end of the towel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1988
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1990
    Assignee: Myron H. Berg
    Inventor: Ronald E. Wenzel
  • Patent number: 4716829
    Abstract: Method and apparatus are disclosed for removing dried solids, and substantially preventing the accumulation of dried solids on equipment which is used to transfer liquids having components therein capable of forming a solid phase at conditions of operation. Liquids transferred include inks, adhesives and varnishes. The removal of solids and prevention of their accumulation is effected by applying ultrasonic energy to the transfer surface through the reservoir of liquid being supplied for transfer. Exemplary processes include printing, coating, and painting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1988
    Assignee: American Can Company
    Inventor: Ronald E. Wenzel