Patents by Inventor Terry A. Potter

Terry A. Potter 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: 20160132688
    Abstract: When the mobile device is awakened, a task oriented password system takes control of the device in order to present a screen in which the user must participate in a particular task prior to being granted access to the device contents or a particular application on the device. While not limited, in some embodiments, this particular task may be educational in nature. In this way, the user is exposed to educational content every time he attempts to access his device. Although each task is relatively short, the aggregate time during the course of a day may be substantial. The task oriented password system may include the mobile device, as well as one or more content providers, who generate the content that becomes part of the tasks described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Fred Curtis, JR., Terry Potter, Stan Miloszewski
  • Publication number: 20150135587
    Abstract: A composition is provided as a treatment to be added to landscaping material. The treatment includes glycerin and is applied to the landscaping material at a rate of about 0.3 pounds treatment per cubic yard (178 grams per cubic meter) of landscaping material. The treatment formulation may be at least 50% by weight glycerin mixed with a water carrier. The landscaping material may be any typical mulch material, such as a plurality of wood chips or other fibrous organic material. A colorant or other coating may be applied to the landscaping material along with the treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Rebecca Lister, Terry Potter, Laura Beth Phillips
  • Patent number: 8632022
    Abstract: A spray guide is disclosed herein for implementation a spray assembly comprising a spray wand and a spray nozzle. The spray guide includes an arm having a first end and a second end. A mechanism is used for removably attaching the first end of the arm to the swivel angle head, so that the arm will extend over the swivel angle head and the spray nozzle. A wheel is also provided. Another mechanism is provided for rotatably connecting the wheel to the second end of the arm. When an edge of the wheel is placed in a corner joint between a wall and a ceiling and the spray want manually moved therealong, the wheel will rotate in the corner joint to allow paint to be evenly sprayed from the spray nozzle onto an area of the wall adjacent to the ceiling. Also disclosed herein is a spray nozzle assembly for use with a handheld sprayer. Further, a spray guide designed for minimizing overspray is also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Inventor: Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20130251901
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are provided for coating a particulate material. A mixer defines a mixing chamber and receives a particulate material. An agitator includes a plurality of arms projecting radially outward from the shaft and a plurality of paddle blades positioned on the ends of the arms. The blades are formed such that the particulate material in the mixing chamber is directed in a rotational direction, a radially inward direction and an axial direction within the mixing chamber. A material feed system is provided for delivering a first coating material into the mixing chamber during rotation of the agitator, a polymer material during mixing of the coated particulate material and a reaction material for causing a reaction between the colorant feed and the polymer feed for creating an encapsulated particulate material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Becker Underwood, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen M. Loucks, Robert J. Wampler, Terry Potter, Brent Packer, David Roller, Douglas Grunder
  • Publication number: 20090152378
    Abstract: A spray guide is disclosed herein for implementation a spray assembly comprising a spray wand and a spray nozzle. The spray guide includes an arm having a first end and a second end. A mechanism is used for removably attaching the first end of the arm to the swivel angle head, so that the arm will extend over the swivel angle head and the spray nozzle. A wheel is also provided. Another mechanism is provided for rotatably connecting the wheel to the second end of the arm. When an edge of the wheel is placed in a corner joint between a wall and a ceiling and the spray want manually moved therealong, the wheel will rotate in the corner joint to allow paint to be evenly sprayed from the spray nozzle onto an area of the wall adjacent to the ceiling. Also disclosed herein is a spray nozzle assembly for use with a handheld sprayer. Further, a spray guide designed for minimizing overspray is also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2008
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Inventor: Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20090056622
    Abstract: A spray guide is disclosed herein for implementation with a spray assembly comprising a spray wand and a spray nozzle. The spray guide includes an arm having a first end and a second end. A mechanism is used for removably attaching the first end of the arm to the swivel angle head, so that the arm will extend over the swivel angle head and the spray nozzle. A wheel is also provided. Another mechanism is provided for rotatably connecting the wheel to the second end of the arm. When an edge of the wheel is placed in a corner joint between a wall and a ceiling and the spray wand manually moved therealong, the wheel will rotate in the corner joint to allow paint to be evenly sprayed from the spray nozzle onto an area of the wall adjacent to the ceiling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventor: Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20050248054
    Abstract: A take-out and cooling method and apparatus conveys molded plastic articles from a molding machine to and through a cooling station and preferably includes a take-out apparatus that has a main support, a conveyor carried by the main support for movement in an endless path, a cam adjacent to the support, a plurality of arms carried by the conveyor for movement with the conveyor along the endless path and including a follower responsive to the contour of the cam to vary the position of the arms relative to the support, and at least one holder carried by each arm. Each holder is adapted to receive and carry at least one molded article to facilitate in conveying the molded articles and is flexible and resilient to permit relative movement of at least a portion of the holder relative to its associated arm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2004
    Publication date: November 10, 2005
    Inventors: Peter Bates, Thomas Ingraham, Frank Mahr, Nikhil Mani, Thomas Nahill, Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20050017680
    Abstract: A power source having at two parallel concave surfaces, preferably connected by a plurality of curvilinear surfaces. A source for electric power is disposed within the concave and curvilinear surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2004
    Publication date: January 27, 2005
    Inventors: Liguo Zhao, Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20050011037
    Abstract: A mobile unit, such as a cart, for transporting a portable vacuum system is disclosed. The cart may have one or more compartments and areas for storing cleaning supplies and the like. The unit may also have a debris containment compartment for receiving and storing debris collected by the portable vacuum system. Additionally, a battery charging circuit may connect one or more batteries carried on the cart for selectively charging the batteries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2004
    Publication date: January 20, 2005
    Inventors: Liguo Zhao, Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20040187167
    Abstract: A system for capturing a video image of the scene and for correlating data relative to the scene is disclosed. The system comprises a collection device which uses as inputs environmental stimuli and video and audio stimuli which correlates the various data such that statistical analysis can be performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2004
    Publication date: September 23, 2004
    Applicant: DiscoverWhy Inc.
    Inventors: John Maguire, Terry Potter
  • Publication number: 20030176551
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition containing A) a polymer, B) a pigment or a dye and C) ZnO as a stabilizer, wherein the initial CIELab value &Dgr;E of the stabilized pigmented polymer is less than 10 compared to the pigmented polymer and the reduction of &Dgr;E of the stabilized pigmented polymer after 750 kj UV radiation is at least 10 % compared to the pigmented polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2002
    Publication date: September 18, 2003
    Inventors: James E. Rediske, Terry A. Potter
  • Publication number: 20030176550
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition containing A) a polymer, B) a pigment or a dye and C) ZnO as a stabilizer, wherein the initial CIELab value &Dgr;E of the stabilized pigmented polymer is less than 10 compared to the pigmented polymer and the reduction of &Dgr;E of the stabilized pigmented polymer after 1500 kj UV radiation is at least 10% compared to the pigmented polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2002
    Publication date: September 18, 2003
    Inventors: James E. Rediske, Terry A. Potter
  • Patent number: 6103849
    Abstract: Storage-stable, one-component polyurethane compositions which cure at elevated temperature are made up of (a) an isocyanate which has been blocked with a phenol or an oxime, (b) at least one compound selected from polyketimines, polyenamines and oxazolidines, and (c) a compound which generates water at elevated temperature. Components (a), (b) and (c) are used in amounts such that the equivalent ratio of a:b:c is from about 1.0:0.1:0.5 to about 1:2:2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Corporation
    Inventors: Edward P. Squiller, James W. Rosthauser, Peter H. Markusch, Terry A. Potter
  • Patent number: 5995941
    Abstract: A system for capturing a video image of the scene and for correlating data relative to the scene is disclosed. The system comprises a collection device which uses as inputs environmental stimuli and video and audio stimuli which correlates the various data such that statistical analysis can be performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 30, 1999
    Inventors: John Maquire, Terry Potter
  • Patent number: 5510443
    Abstract: The present invention relates to process for preparing a coated substrate having improved resistance to yellowing which comprises coating a substrate with a one-component coating composition containinga) a blocked polyisocyanate which is the reaction product of a polyisocyanate with an oxime or lactam blocking agent for isocyanate groups andb) a compound containing at least two isocyanate-reactive groups,provided that component a) and/or component b) contains the group, --CO--(R)N--N(R)--CO--, wherein R represents hydrogen or an optionally substituted hydrocarbon radical, in an amount of 0.01 to 5% by weight, based on the solids content of components a) and b),by applying the one-component coating composition wet-on-wet to a coating composition containing acid groups and/or melamine resins which has previously been applied to the substrate or by adding a melamine resin to the one-component coating composition prior to applying it to the substrate, which may optionally have been precoated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 23, 1996
    Assignee: Bayer Corporation
    Inventors: Myron W. Shaffer, Terry A. Potter, Lanny D. Venham, Peter D. Schmitt
  • Patent number: 5504178
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a blocked polyisocyanate which is the reaction product of a polyisocyanate withi) 60 to 99.9 equivalent percent, based on the equivalents of isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate prior to blocking, of an oxime or lactam blocking agent for isocyanate groups andii) 0.1 to 40 equivalent percent, based on the equivalents of isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate prior to blocking, of hydrazine and/or a compound which is soluble in either the polyisocyanate, the blocking agent or an optional organic solvent for the polyisocyanate and contains the group, H(R)N--NR--CO--, wherein the carbonyl group is bound to carbon or nitrogen and R represents hydrogen or an optionally substituted hydrocarbon radical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 2, 1996
    Assignee: Bayer Corporation
    Inventors: Myron W. Shaffer, Terry A. Potter, Lanny D. Venham, Peter D. Schmitt
  • Patent number: 5444146
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a polyisocyanate mixture having an NCO content of 10 to 47% by weight and a viscosity of less than 10,000 mPa.s and containing isocyanurate and allophanate groups in a molar ratio of monoisocyanurates to monoallophanates of 10:1 to 1:5, wherein the allophanate groups are formed from urethane groups which are based on the reaction product of an organic diisocyanate having (cyclo)aliphatic bound isocyanate groups and an aromatic monoalcohol containing 6 to 9 carbon atoms.The present invention is also directed to a process for the production of a polyisocyanate mixture having an NCO content of 10 to 47% by weight, having a viscosity of less than 10,000 mPa.s and containing isocyanurate and allophanate groups in a molar ratio of monoisocyanurates to monoallophanates of 0:1 to 1:5 bya) catalytically trimerizing a portion of the isocyanate groups of an organic diisocyanate having (cyclo)aliphatically bound isocyanate groupsb) adding 0.01 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 22, 1995
    Assignee: Bayer Corporation
    Inventors: Terry A. Potter, William E. Slack
  • Patent number: 5438106
    Abstract: A NCO-free, free radical-curable polyurethane coating composition which is particularly suitable for application on heat sensitive substrate is disclosed. The coating contains an allylether-capped isocyanate prepolymer and at least one additional isocyanate prepolymer which is capped with a hydroxyalklyl(meth)acrylate. The composition of the invention yields coatings having good dry time and hardness. An additional embodiment relates to aqueous dispersions of the composition of the invention and to films made therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 1, 1995
    Assignee: Miles Inc.
    Inventors: Stanley F. Siranovich, Manfred Bock, Lanny D. Venham, Terry A. Potter
  • Patent number: 5389718
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a two-component, aqueous polyurethane coating composition which may be cured at ambient temperature and which containsI) a first component based on an aqueously dispersed polyurethane wherein the polyurethane hasa) an average hydroxy functionality of at least 1.8b) a total content of urethane and urea groups, calculated as --NH--C--O--, of 9 to 20% by weight, based on the weight of the polyurethane, andc) sufficient chemically incorporated anionic groups andd) ethylene oxide units incorporated within terminal and/or lateral polyether chainsto maintain the polyurethane stably dispersed in water, andII) a second component based on a water dispersible polyisocyanate wherein the polyisocyanate hasa) an isocyanate content of 2 to 30% by weight, based on the weight of the polyisocyanate,b) an average functionality of at least 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 14, 1995
    Assignee: Miles Inc.
    Inventors: Terry A. Potter, Patricia B. Jacobs, Peter H. Markusch, James W. Rosthauser
  • Patent number: D660354
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Linx Printing Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Marc Plummer, Terry Potter