Patents by Inventor Timothy Spencer Burt

Timothy Spencer Burt 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: 10940684
    Abstract: A roller assembly for a heat transfer printing system or hot foil transfer system is provided. The roller assembly includes a cylindrical roller core that extends around a center axis. The roller core includes an exterior surface and an opposite interior surface. The exterior surface is positioned to face a target object being printed upon. The roller assembly also includes a pliable tube in contact with the exterior surface and positioned to contact a thermal print ribbon disposed between the tube and the target object while the roller core is rotated to apply pressure on the ribbon and print onto the target object from the ribbon. The tube is not bonded to the roller core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Fisher, Timothy Spencer Burt, Brenda Lee Denny
  • Publication number: 20190193388
    Abstract: A roller assembly for a heat transfer printing system or hot foil transfer system is provided. The roller assembly includes a cylindrical roller core that extends around a center axis. The roller core includes an exterior surface and an opposite interior surface. The exterior surface is positioned to face a target object being printed upon. The roller assembly also includes a pliable tube in contact with the exterior surface and positioned to contact a thermal print ribbon disposed between the tube and the target object while the roller core is rotated to apply pressure on the ribbon and print onto the target object from the ribbon. The tube is not bonded to the roller core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Fisher, Timothy Spencer Burt, Brenda Lee Denny