Patents by Inventor Thomas L. Allison

Thomas L. Allison 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: 9151099
    Abstract: A door opening spring assistance apparatus is set forth that will automatically apply a door opening assistance force using a combination of rods and coil springs. The release of the rods by the coil springs reduces the force required to set the door in motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
    Inventor: Thomas L Allison
  • Patent number: 5172456
    Abstract: A mounting adapted to be attached to an article includes a woven material with front and rear slides and made by warp and weft yarns, one of the warp yarns being a thermoplastic coating on a supporting yarn center operative to heat seal the mounting tape to the article, some of the warp yarns showing a 3/1 combination weave pattern with the weft yarns and the remainder of the warp yarns having a 1/1 and 2/2 combination basic weave pattern with weft yarns resulting in at least one of the warp yarns being disposed on a side of the woven material and exhibiting a color shade contrasting with the color of the rest of the tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 1990
    Date of Patent: December 22, 1992
    Assignee: Talon, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Samberg, Thomas L. Allison