Patents by Inventor Stephen P. Casteel

Stephen P. Casteel 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: 8662355
    Abstract: Foam dispensers, refill units for foam dispensers and liquid pumps for use in foam dispensers are disclosed herein. A refill unit for refilling a foam dispenser system is also disclosed herein. The foam dispenser has an air compressor secured thereto and the air compressor is not disposed of with the refill unit. The refill unit includes a liquid pump and a container for holding a foamable liquid that is connected to the liquid pump. The liquid pump includes a pump housing and a mixing chamber having an inlet check valve and an outlet check valve. The mixing chamber has an extended position with a first volume and a contracted position with a second volume. The pump housing includes an aperture therethrough configured to receive air from an air compressor that does not form part of the refill unit. One or more one-way sealing members are located within the pump housing between the aperture and the mixing chamber for preventing liquid from passing through the aperture in the pump housing for receiving air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: GOJO Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Todd A. Spiegelberg, John J. McNulty, Robert L. Quinlan, Nick E. Ciavarella, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Publication number: 20130037573
    Abstract: Foam dispensers, refill units for foam dispensers and liquid pumps for use in foam dispensers are disclosed herein. A refill unit for refilling a foam dispenser system is also disclosed herein. The foam dispenser has an air compressor secured thereto and the air compressor is not disposed of with the refill unit. The refill unit includes a liquid pump and a container for holding a foamable liquid that is connected to the liquid pump. The liquid pump includes a pump housing and a mixing chamber having an inlet check valve and an outlet check valve. The mixing chamber has an extended position with a first volume and a contracted position with a second volume. The pump housing includes an aperture therethrough configured to receive air from an air compressor that does not form part of the refill unit. One or more one-way sealing members are located within the pump housing between the aperture and the mixing chamber for preventing liquid from passing through the aperture in the pump housing for receiving air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Applicant: GOJO INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Todd A. Spiegelberg, John J. McNulty, Robert L. Quinlan, Nick E. Ciavarella, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Publication number: 20080296398
    Abstract: A mixing spray device adapted to mix an added material with source water supplied from a hose. The mixing spray device comprises a main body and a container that may be detachably attached to the main body. The mixing spray device may be configured to operate in an off configuration in which nothing is dispensed, a water configuration in which only water is dispense, and a mixture configuration in which both water and the added material are dispensed. The mixing spray device may also comprise an attachment assembly that is rotatably connected to a handle portion. The container is detachably attached to the attachment assembly and thus may rotate relative to the handle portion. The container may be provided with a container member, an interface member, and a restriction member. The container may be attached to the main body using a flange on the container and a latch structure on the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2008
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Inventors: Ralph Hickman, Stephen P. Casteel, Michael Jackson
  • Patent number: 5588539
    Abstract: A dish draining rack (10) is disclosed comprising a central upwardly opening chamber (12) defined by longitudinal side panels (18,20) and end panels (26,28). The side panels ( 18, 20) are formed to include a series of convoluted concave depressions (30) defined by concave depress(on side walls (32). Edge portions (40) ofthe floor surface (16) cant downward from the center to the side panels (18,20), and a passageway (34) is positioned below each depression (30) and extends through the floor surface (16). An inverted glass positioned upon the edge surface portion (40) tilts into one of the depressions (30) where it is supporied by the depression concave side walls (32). So positioned, water in the glass collects and travels along an outward surface of the glass to the floor surface (16) and thence through the passageways (34) through the floor edge portions (40) to a mat below the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 31, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Dennis D. Belden, Jr., Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Charles W. Craft, Diana W. Juratovac
  • Patent number: D518931
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2006
    Assignee: The Hoover Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Parr, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Patent number: D540201
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Inventors: Michael W. Jackson, Frank H. Copen, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Patent number: D484562
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignee: HP Intellectual Corp.
    Inventors: Stephen P Casteel, Anthony B. Grant, Charles Sven Johnson, Michael Lemke, L Raul Moysen
  • Patent number: D363577
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 24, 1995
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Charles W. Craft, Gregg M. Davis, John W. Koenig
  • Patent number: D365427
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1995
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Henry Y. Chin, Charles W. Craft, Robert O. Dillon
  • Patent number: D368563
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 2, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Henry Y. Chin, Charles W. Craft, Robert O. Dillon
  • Patent number: D370107
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 21, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Henry Y. Chin, Charles W. Craft, Robert O. Dillon
  • Patent number: D370108
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 21, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Henry Y. Chin, Charles W. Craft, Robert O. Dillon
  • Patent number: D370325
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 28, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Henry Y. Chin, Charles W. Craft, Robert O. Dillon
  • Patent number: D373021
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 27, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: John D. Breen, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Patent number: D373866
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 17, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Dennis D. Belden, Jr., Keith E. Brightbill, Stephen P. Casteel, Charles W. Craft, Diana W. Juratovac
  • Patent number: D374526
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 8, 1996
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: John D. Breen, Stephen P. Casteel, Charles W. Craft
  • Patent number: D381161
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 1996
    Date of Patent: July 15, 1997
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Peter M. Berend, Stephen P. Casteel
  • Patent number: D381162
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1996
    Date of Patent: July 15, 1997
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Peter M. Berend, Stephen P. Casteel, Charles W. Craft, Richard O'Grady
  • Patent number: D386866
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 25, 1997
    Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated
    Inventors: Charles W. Craft, Stephen P. Casteel, Richard O'Grady
  • Patent number: D844757
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Cleveland Reclaim Industries
    Inventors: Tom Norton, Stephen P. Casteel, Michael W Jackson