Patents by Inventor Sheila Hobbs

Sheila Hobbs 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).

  • Publication number: 20200102669
    Abstract: A seed processing system for cottonseeds includes a fluid distribution system configured to sequentially dispense an acid solution, a base solution and a rinse liquid onto the cottonseeds. A seed applicator system defines an interior configured to hold the cottonseeds and receive the acid solution, base solution and rinse liquid dispensed from the fluid distribution system. The seed applicator system includes a rotor configured to agitate the cottonseeds in the interior as the acid solution, base solution and rinse liquid are dispensed onto the cottonseeds to effectuate mixing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Lindsey Buntin, Dustin Cole, Sheila Hobbs, Alex MacDonald
  • Publication number: 20200102668
    Abstract: A method of processing cottonseed includes applying an acid solution to a quantity of fuzzy cottonseed within an acid application device. Transferring the quantity of fuzzy cottonseed to a fluid bed dryer station after applying the acid solution. At least partially drying the quantity of fuzzy cottonseed at the fluid bed dryer station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Dustin C. Ahearn, Gregory A. Boyce, Lindsey A. Buntin, Dustin Cole, Matthew J. Francis, Katie M. Gray, Sheila Hobbs, Peter Kevin Parker