Patents by Inventor Ruth Elizabeth Walcot

Ruth Elizabeth Walcot 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: 8790033
    Abstract: A painting apparatus comprising a paint module, an applicator assembly, and a dip-tube assembly containing a pump, the paint module having a container receiving section which is closeable by a releasably attachable lid, the applicator assembly being fluidly connectable to liquid in the container receiving section via the dip-tube assembly, in which the lid includes an aperture to allow the dip-tube assembly to pass therethrough and submerge the pump in the liquid (FIG. 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord, Gary Thomas Wren, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar
  • Patent number: 8632271
    Abstract: A painting apparatus comprising a paint module, an applicator assembly having an applicator surface, and a pump, the paint module having a container receiving section, the applicator assembly being fluidly connectable to the container receiving section such that the pump can supply liquid contained in the container receiving section to the applicator assembly, in which the apparatus can operate in a painting cycle where the container receiving section receives a paint container with a supply of paint such that the paint can be supplied to the applicator assembly, and in a cleaning cycle where the container receiving section receives a liquid in the form of a cleaning fluid, such that the cleaning fluid can be supplied to the applicator assembly (FIG. 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: 8596898
    Abstract: A paint roller assembly comprising a primary roller (69) and a secondary roller (67), the secondary roller being positioned relative to the primary roller such that paint supplied to the roller assembly passes over part of the secondary roller before being fed onto an exterior surface of the primary roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Publication number: 20110303765
    Abstract: A high volume low pressure paint sprayer comprising a paint spray gun and a releasable paint canister, in which the paint canister has an integrated paint spray nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Publication date: December 15, 2011
    Applicant: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventor: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot
  • Publication number: 20100206758
    Abstract: A paint container including a main body and a neck portion having a rim with an internal web projecting radially inwardly from the rim, in which the internal web includes an aperture (216) dimensioned such that it can receive an associated dip-tube and remove excess paint from the dip-tube when it is removed from the paint container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Publication number: 20100209175
    Abstract: A paint roller assembly comprising a primary roller (69) and a secondary roller (67), the secondary roller being positioned relative to the primary roller such that paint supplied to the roller assembly passes over part of the secondary roller before being fed onto an exterior surface of the primary roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: Velperweg 76
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Publication number: 20100196614
    Abstract: A painting apparatus comprising a paint module, an applicator assembly, and a dip-tube assembly containing a pump, the paint module having a container receiving section which is closeable by a releasably attachable lid, the applicator assembly being fluidly connectable to liquid in the container receiving section via the dip-tube assembly, in which the lid includes an aperture to allow the dip-tube assembly to pass therethrough and submerge the pump in the liquid (FIG. 1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord, Gary Thomas Wren, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar
  • Publication number: 20100192852
    Abstract: A painting apparatus comprising a paint module able to receive a paint container containing paint, an applicator, a conduit fluidly connecting the paint to the applicator, and a pump assembly to supply a flow of paint to the applicator via the conduit, in which the painting apparatus includes a control unit to prevent the flow of paint to the applicator until the applicator is applying paint to the surface to be painted (FIG. 1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Publication number: 20100180816
    Abstract: A painting apparatus comprising a paint module, an applicator assembly having an applicator surface, and a pump, the paint module having a container receiving section, the applicator assembly being fluidly connectable to the container receiving section such that the pump can supply liquid contained in the container receiving section to the applicator assembly, in which the apparatus can operate in a painting cycle where the container receiving section receives a paint container with a supply of paint such that the paint can be supplied to the applicator assembly, and in a cleaning cycle where the container receiving section receives a liquid in the form of a cleaning fluid, such that the cleaning fluid can be supplied to the applicator assembly (FIG. 1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Publication number: 20100170433
    Abstract: A painting apparatus (10) comprising a paint module (20), an applicator assembly (50), and a dip-tube assembly (20) containing a pump (86), the applicator assembly being fluidly connectable to liquid in the paint module via the dip-tube assembly, in which the pump is arranged within the dip-tube such that the pump is submerged in the liquid to substantially drive liquid away from the pump when supplying liquid to the applicator assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Inventors: Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Michael Roger Cane, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D597313
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2009
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industrial Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D597314
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2009
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D609573
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2010
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D629491
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D629492
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord
  • Patent number: D632761
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2011
    Assignee: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited
    Inventors: Michael Roger Cane, Ruth Elizabeth Walcot, Nicholas Field, Ahmad Bittar, Christopher John Ord