Patents by Inventor Russell E. Gray

Russell E. Gray 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: 10632269
    Abstract: An apparatus for metering the delivery of an aerosol. The apparatus has a variable acoustic source and a microphone, both acoustically coupled to a volume having a fluid region and an air region. The apparatus may also include a processor to determine a volume of the air region based on signals received from the microphone and the variable acoustic source. A fluid valve is coupled to the processor, and is configured to allow an amount of fluid to exit the fluid region associated with the volume of the air region. An atomizer, coupled to the fluid region, is configured to aerosolize at least a portion of the fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: DEKA Products Limited Partnership
    Inventors: David E. Altobelli, Russell H. Beavis, Larry B. Gray, Derek G. Kane
  • Publication number: 20190224425
    Abstract: An apparatus for metering the delivery of an aerosol. The apparatus has a variable acoustic source and a microphone, both acoustically coupled to a volume having a fluid region and an air region. The apparatus may also include a processor to determine a volume of the air region based on signals received from the microphone and the variable acoustic source. A fluid valve is coupled to the processor, and is configured to allow an amount of fluid to exit the fluid region associated with the volume of the air region. An atomizer, coupled to the fluid region, is configured to aerosolize at least a portion of the fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: David E. Altobelli, Russell H. Beavis, Larry B. Gray, Derek G. Kane
  • Patent number: 8453366
    Abstract: A magazine loader is disclosed that facilitates the rapid loading of firearms magazines. A loader, as disclosed, can receive magazines and ammunition and, by means of manipulation of a handle or shaft, a gear within the loader may motivate a plate to push ammunition into a magazine. Ammunition may be pushed into the magazine until the magazine is filled to capacity. Once filled, the magazine may be ejected from the loader by operation of the plate. Ammunition and magazines may be oriented in any manner and several magazines may be loaded at once.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Inventor: Russell E Gray
  • Publication number: 20130067788
    Abstract: A magazine loader is disclosed that facilitates the rapid loading of firearms magazines. A loader, as disclosed, can receive magazines and ammunition and, by means of manipulation of a handle or shaft, a gear within the loader may motivate a plate to push ammunition into a magazine. Ammunition may be pushed into the magazine until the magazine is filled to capacity. Once filled, the magazine may be ejected from the loader by operation of the plate. Ammunition and magazines may be oriented in any manner and several magazines may be loaded at once.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Inventor: Russell E. Gray