Patents by Inventor Stephen A. Waltasti

Stephen A. Waltasti 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: 5135447
    Abstract: A step type exercise apparatus is disclosed in which two pedal members are connected for reciprocating movement by a chain which, in turn, operates through a transmission providing a resistive force to the pedals. The resistive force is supplied by an alternator which is controlled by a computer. Means are provided to lubricate the chain thereby prolonging the life of the chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1991
    Date of Patent: August 4, 1992
    Assignee: Life Fitness
    Inventors: Chester F. Robards, Jr., Steven J. Cinke, Stephen A. Waltasti, Robert Kohan, Donald J. Alexander, Douglas G. Guenther, David J. Thum, Tomas Leon
  • Patent number: 4790225
    Abstract: An automatic cable tie installation tool for applying discrete cable ties around bundles of wires or the like where the cable ties are provided to the tool on a continuous ribbon. The automatic tool including a dispenser mechanism that accepts the ribbon of cable ties and provides discrete cable ties therefrom; a tool mechanism that positions the discrete cable tie around the bundle of wire, tensions the tie to a preselected value and severs the tail of the cable tie; and a conveyance mechanism that delivers the cable tie provided by the dispenser mechansim to the tool mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1988
    Assignee: Panduit Corp.
    Inventors: Roy A. Moody, John J. Bulanda, Robert F. Levin, Steven S. Timian, Stephen A. Waltasti
  • Patent number: 4632247
    Abstract: Ribbon of cable ties including a strip portion extending the length of the ribbon having a plurality of cable ties connected thereto by respective connecting tabs. The strip portion having an alignment mechanism adapted to cooperate with the guide mechanism in a dispenser to accurately position the ribbon laterally in the dispenser mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 1984
    Date of Patent: December 30, 1986
    Assignee: Panduit Corp.
    Inventors: Roy A. Moody, John J. Bulanda, Robert F. Levin, Steven S. Timian, Stephen A. Waltasti
  • Patent number: 4498506
    Abstract: An automatic cable tie installation tool for applying discrete cable ties around bundles of wires or the like where the cable ties are provided to the tool on a continuous ribbon. The automatic tool including a dispenser mechanism that accepts the ribbon of cable ties and provides discrete cable ties therefrom; a tool mechanism that positions the discrete cable tie around the bundle of wire, tensions the tie to a preselected value and severs the tail of the cable tie; and a conveyance mechanism that delivers the cable tie provided by the dispenser mechanism to the tool mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 1982
    Date of Patent: February 12, 1985
    Assignee: Panduit Corp.
    Inventors: Roy A. Moody, John J. Bulanda, Robert F. Levin, Steven S. Timian, Stephen A. Waltasti