Specially Mounted Patents (Class 211/86.01)
  • Patent number: 10174773
    Abstract: A clamping device for a bicycle carry rack includes a tube with a first clamp unit and a second clamp unit respectively located on two ends thereof. A fastening unit includes a pin which is connected between the first and second clamp units. The first clamp unit includes a clamping slot and an entrance which communicates with the clamping slot. The entrance guides the frame of a bicycle carry rack into the clamping slot. The first clamp unit has a restriction recess for receiving a head of the pin, the other of the pin is threadedly connected to a knob. The head of the pin is removed from the restriction recess when the second clamp clamps, and the first clamp unit is pivotable relative to the pin, and to clamp the frame of the bicycle carry rack by its clamping slot via the entrance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: KING RACK INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chiu Kuei Wang
  • Patent number: 10131287
    Abstract: A collapsible cargo rack with storage and use configurations. Right and left rack subassemblies are secured to sidewalls of a truck bed. A lateral support member has ends selectively retained by the rack subassemblies, each with a support arm retained by a pivot mount at a longitudinal pivot axis to pivot from an upright position for supporting cargo to a retracted, visually and practically unobtrusive position. The pivot axes are disposed below the upper edges and inwardly of the sidewalls. The support arms can be selectively fixed in the upright position by set pins at an inward angle ?. Distal segments of the arms can be outwardly angled by the angle ? thereby to be substantially vertical and parallel. Sleeves fixed to the ends of the lateral support member matingly receive the distal segments of the support arms, which can have lengths greater than the heights of the sleeves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Inventor: James F. X. Marino
  • Patent number: 10024069
    Abstract: A construction beam head assembly comprising an improved forming system having one or more fixed beam-head prop assemblies each having an upper portion and a lower portion. The upper portion having a screw-jack threaded shaft assembly and a drop-head The lower portion comprising of a prop and a collar The screw-jack threaded shaft assembly having an external diameter and an external threading The screw-jack threaded shaft assembly attaches to the drop-head The upper portion selectively slides into the lower portion The collar having an internal threading and an internal diameter The internal threading of the collar rotateably attaches to the external threading of the screw-jack threaded shaft assembly of the upper portion. The upper portion and the lower portion adjustably attach to one another with the collar and the screw-jack threaded shaft assembly to provide a variable height of the prop assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Concrete Support Systems
    Inventors: Bradley D. A. Bond, Gunter Sengel, Mark Grace
  • Patent number: 9958759
    Abstract: An adaptable camera support includes a quick disconnect, panning ball clamp connectable to an adjustable clamp. The relative angularity and separation of the jaws of the adjustable clamp are independently variable to engage articles of widely varying size and shape. The quick disconnect panning ball clamp includes a rotatable panning base and a ball element rotatable on axes at an angle to the axis of rotation of the panning base. Hinged ball clamp housing sections enable rapid releasing and securing of the ball element and an article attached to the ball element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Really Right Stuff, LLC
    Inventors: Joseph M. Johnson, Sr., Joseph M. Johnson, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9854908
    Abstract: A mounting mechanism which can be mounted to holes with different shapes includes an installation member, a locating member, and a clamping member. The locating member includes a first locating pillar with one end fixed to the installation member and a second locating pillar fixed to an opposite end of the first locating pillar. A floating pillar is sheathed on the second locating pillar and one end of the floating pillar is elastically connected to the installation member. The clamping member is opposite to the locating member to form a clamping part together with the locating member. The floating pillar is moveable between a first position, where the floating pillar shields the second locating pillar and a second position where the floating pillar exposes the second locating pillar. A sliding rail is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (TIANJIN) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Sheng Tang
  • Patent number: 9707334
    Abstract: An intravenous (IV) pole docking system for supporting medical equipment having a mast engaged to a base, the base having legs to support the mast and a lifting mechanism engaged to the base and the mast for moving the base along the mast in combination with an extension arm meant to reduce the IV pole footprint. The boom/IV pole system can reduce excess obstacles in and around hospital bed, surgical rooms and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Skytron, LLC
    Inventors: Peter B. Blankenship, Samuel A. Blankenship
  • Patent number: 9688209
    Abstract: A holding apparatus for multipurpose may include a rotation bar having an insertion groove formed at one end portion thereof, the insertion groove having a screw thread formed thereon, and a plurality of catching protrusions formed at the another end portion thereof along an outer circumference, a clamp having a screw groove, engaged with the screw thread, which is formed at an end portion side of the clamp which is separated or engaged with the screw thread of the rotation bar and preventing the separation by an end portion inserted into the insertion groove along a rotation axis of the rotation bar, and a grip member provided to another end portion of the rotation bar, including a fastening apparatus to be fastened to a target object, and preventing rotation of the rotation bar by being caught and coupled to the catching protrusions upon locking the fastening apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Dong Eun Cha, Hyun Gyung Kim, Seung Mok Lee, Phil Jung Jeong, Soo Hyun Hyun
  • Patent number: 9526330
    Abstract: A modularized presentation board includes multiple rectangular presentation board modules, multiple plug connectors and multiple articulation pieces; 45-degree chamfer structures are arranged at four corners of each presentation board module, a clamping slot is configured in the middle of each of four corners in the thickness direction, multiple strip-shaped bulges and multiple reinforced ribs perpendicular to the strip-shaped bulges are respectively arranged on both sides of each clamping slot, and a groove is defined between every two adjacent reinforced ribs; and the plug connectors and the articulation pieces are equipped with multiple annular bulges, respectively, and thus nested and matched connection between every two adjacent presentation board modules is realized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Inventor: Qian Weijian
  • Patent number: 9293122
    Abstract: Some embodiments provide drum mounts for mounting a drum to supporting bracket arms, stands, or racks in a manner that does not impede drum shell resonance and that shields the drum mount and structure upon which the drum is mounted from absorbing the drum's vibrational energy during play. The drum mount is comprised of an inner mount plate, outer mount bar, and coupling assemblies. Each of the inner mount plate and outer mount bar couple to a drum shell or tension ring using the coupling assemblies. The coupling assemblies also couple the inner mount plate to the outer mount bar. The coupling assemblies include dampeners and endcaps with protrusions for minimizing surface area contact points from which energy can be transferred to the drum mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Inventor: August D. Martin
  • Patent number: 9113725
    Abstract: An adjustable multifunctional clamping unit which allows a user to secure various apparatus such as cutting boards and work boards to provide additional workspace surfaces, also allows a user to secure various organizational and storage apparatuses such as containers to various surfaces and fixtures to provide space saving organization and storage solutions. The clamping unit may be configured to be secured to a work surface such as a cutting board such that the apparatus allows for attachment of a convenient and secure container for brushing items off of the cutting board and into a container. Another embodiment may include an adjustable clamping unit configured to secure a working board surface in an elevated position above a flat work or storage surface. A further embodiment may include an adjustable clamping unit configured to secure a working board or cutting board above a void created by an open drawer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Inventor: Christopher A. Nipp
  • Patent number: 9095207
    Abstract: A tray assembly adapted to be removably connected to a fixture, e.g. a tripod, ladder, chair, a rigid fixture or other single or multi-legged device, the assembly including a tray adapted to support objects, a securing mechanism for operatively attaching the tray to the fixture and optionally a support leg for maintaining the tray at a desired position in relation to the fixture. Methods for securing a tray assembly to a fixture and using the assembly are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Inventor: Daniel J. Schindler
  • Patent number: 8960457
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present invention provides a “floating” shelf assembly that is configured for mounting on attic rafters or exposed wall studs. In at least one embodiment, the shelf assembly comprises a shelf that includes rotatable mounts at a first edge, which are configured to mount to adjacent rafters at a desired height above the attic floor or insulation. The shelf further includes flexible members which are configured to hang the opposing, second edge of the shelf from an overhead mounting point. The ability to rotate the shelf relative to its mounted first edge allows easy leveling of the shelf by adjusting the hanging length of the flexible members suspending the second edge of the shelf. The shelf assembly also permits direct use with wall studs, where the rotatable mounts are attached to the wall studs and the flexible members are pulled taught, diagonally back and above the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Inventor: Shawn Brisendine
  • Patent number: 8899425
    Abstract: In an embodiment of the disclosed technology, a tool caddy is removably mountable to a fixed portion of an automobile lift. The tool caddy is generally rigid, having a conical section and a cantilevered section. A U-shaped mounting bracket is adapted to be placed atop and/or around any fixed rectangular/square section of the lift. The conical section is shaped to accommodate an impact gun or other similarly sized and/or shaped tool. The cantilevered section has several portals disposed in a surface thereof for holding smaller tools. The tool caddy will secure in place, when it is A) wedged at least partially through the triangular opening of a truss, B) rested atop a rectangular portion of a beam of a truss, or C) slid along a beam until the top plate of the mounting bracket is wedged into a portion of the truss where the triangular section meets the beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Inventor: Marc Erlenbach
  • Patent number: 8887929
    Abstract: In an embodiment of the disclosed technology, a tool caddy is removably mountable to a fixed portion of an automobile lift. The tool caddy is generally rigid, having a conical section and a cantilevered section. A U-shaped mounting bracket is adapted to be placed atop and/or around any fixed rectangular/square section of the lift. The conical section is shaped to accommodate an impact gun or other similarly sized and/or shaped tool. The cantilevered section has several portals disposed in a surface thereof for holding smaller tools. The tool caddy will secure in place, when it is A) wedged at least partially through the triangular opening of a truss, B) rested atop a rectangular portion of a beam of a truss, or C) slid along a beam until the top plate of the mounting bracket is wedged into a portion of the truss where the triangular section meets the beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Inventor: Marc Erlenbach
  • Publication number: 20140305348
    Abstract: An accessory holding device for inserting into a ground surface has a pole member. A tapered member is formed on a bottom section of the pole member for insertion in the ground surface. A plurality of leg members is coupled to the pole member, wherein at least one of the plurality of leg members has a tapered end for insertion in the ground surface, the plurality of leg members movable on the pole member to provide stability when the pole member is inserted into the ground surface. A first rack member is coupled to the pole member. Locking devices are coupled to the first rack member for securing items to the first rack member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Inventor: Maria Vasquez
  • Patent number: 8839965
    Abstract: An insertable, semi-flexible shelf apparatus suspended and attached in a horizontal relationship within a compartment and anchored to anchor elements bonded to the inside wall surface of a portable cooler or drop-in horizontal freezer or portable storage bin container for better visibility, access, organization, and protection of food and food containers; fishing bait; and other items to retain and protect these items from damage due to wetness, frost and combination with other items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Inventors: John Christian Benneche, Kelly Boehm Brown
  • Patent number: 8833596
    Abstract: In one embodiment there is provided a mounting bracket for use with a container. The container has a wall extending from a bottom to an upper edge and has a mounting flange extending outwardly from a portion of the wall. The mounting flange includes an outer surface with a terminal edge leading to upper and lower edges and a pair of distal sides. The mounting bracket has a support side positionable towards the wall of the container. The support side includes a notched section with a base extending outwardly from the support side and a pair of lateral faces extending outwardly and away from edges of the base. Each lateral face includes a member positioned along a portion thereof and which extends towards the other member in a tapering edge such that the sides of the mounting flange are captured between the support side and the extending members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Berlin Packaging, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Sanguinet, Brett Niggel, Steven Kroplewski, Scott Jost
  • Patent number: 8813978
    Abstract: A material supporting ledge is configured to be attached to a horizontal rail support. The ledge has a support bracket with a central section with dual arm members for securing the ledge onto a horizontal rail or an arm extension member which is inserted into one of the openings in an e-track rail. The bracket also has two downwardly extending framing elements connected to two platform elements on which support blocks are positioned. The ledge can be secured onto the rail and is quickly mountable to and removeable from the rail without the use of tools. Upon the placement of the ledge on the rail, the ledge is securely maintained in position against rail. Material, including glass plates of varying sizes, can be placed on the ledge, over larger glass plates already being carried in the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Inventors: Rustin A. Cassway, Nicholas X. Damiani, Michael F. Frett
  • Publication number: 20140224753
    Abstract: A point-of-sale display unit for engagement with a cantilevered support member has at least one shelf and a base member. The base member defines a track configured to receive a portion of the cantilevered support member. The unit engages with the cantilevered beam through a sliding arrangement and is rigidly maintained thereon through a combination of various mechanical forces in a position without obstructing access to the primary load held and displayed by the cantilevered system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Handy & Harman
    Inventors: Peter J. Shadwell, Anthony DiSanto
  • Publication number: 20140197121
    Abstract: A modular storage apparatus includes an expandable frame adjustably expandable to fit a storage space in an existing cabinet. The frame has adjustable-width cross members and uprights defining U-shapes, extendable glides attached to the uprights, and an expandable pullout module operably mounted on the glides for movement. The pullout module includes right and left half-basket portions connected by connectors permitting lateral expansion. The connectors may define discrete width adjustments, or may permit infinite adjustment (within the range of adjustment permitted).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: Ornamental Products, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Knight, Robert L. Fouts, Jeffrey A. Varner
  • Publication number: 20140197292
    Abstract: A tool bar for securing under a hood of a car during repair and maintenance is disclosed. A rigid member spanning a substantial portion of the hood is flexibly secured to hooks. The hooks engage edges of the hood and may include a compliant covering. The hooks may secure to the rigid member by means of straps and the straps may be tensioned by means of tensioners secured to one of the hooks and the rigid member. A stabilizer secures to the rigid member and has an end that may be clipped or otherwise fastened to a portion of the hood to resist rotation of the rigid member. One or more tool retaining members secured to the rigid member, such as a socket rack, magnetic bar, hook groove, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventor: Manuel Antonio Figueroa
  • Patent number: 8757568
    Abstract: A wall mount assembly includes a first engagement member and a second engagement member. The first engagement member includes a slide structure and two positioning indentations oppositely disposed relative to the slide structure. The second engagement member includes a slider and two positioning bosses oppositely disposed relative to the slider. The first engagement member and the second engagement member are capable of being correspondingly disposed on an object and a wall. When the slider enters the slide structure from an entrance of the slide structure and is confined to slide relative to the slide structure so as to be blocked at a stop position of the slide structure, the two positioning bosses are embedded in the two positioning indentations respectively so that the object can be fixed on the wall stably. Therefore, the wall mount assembly simplifies the wall-mount operation of the object and provides a stable wall-mount effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: AmTRAN Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Ming-Tsung Ko
  • Publication number: 20140166602
    Abstract: A supplementary organizer and storage device is disclosed in which the device comprises a central portion having a first side and a second side both descending down from the central portion, the first side having a pocket for receiving an object and the second side having a pocket for receiving an object, the central portion for being placed on top of an appliance and the first side and the second side for draping over top of the appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Inventor: Melissa Shih Hwai Chang
  • Patent number: 8739432
    Abstract: A drying apparatus for drying sports pads or apparel is provided. The drying apparatus may include a first member and a second member. The first member may be aligned substantially perpendicular to the second member and slid into the second member to form the drying apparatus. The drying apparatus may be inserted into the sports pads or a portion of the apparel to permit air to flow throughout the innards of the sports pads or apparel, thereby facilitating the drying of the sports pads or apparel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Inventor: Stephen N. Rydinsky
  • Patent number: 8739982
    Abstract: A customizable storage rack replaceably mounted either on a top or on a bottom of a shelf, stores handguns, and positions the handguns at customizable distances from each other. The customizable storage rack includes a body, mandrels, and attaching apparatus. The body is replaceably mounted either on the top or on the bottom of the shelf. The mandrels are replaceably attached to the body, store the handguns, and position the handguns at customizable distances from each other. The attaching apparatus is operatively connected to the body, and replaceably mounts the body either on the top or on the bottom of the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Inventor: Theodore J. Werner
  • Publication number: 20140109474
    Abstract: An adjustable plant support assembly is provided which can be quickly and easily assembled with no tools at all. When disassembled it can be stored in a minimum space, and since there are very few different components it can be manufactured in a simple manner. A plurality of vertical support posts are disposed at the corners of a polygon, e.g. four support posts are disposed at the corners of a rectangle. A plurality of support rods horizontally interconnect the support posts with apertures at the corner angles of the intersecting rods to provide horizontal support. The interconnecting rods can be moved up and down vertically along the vertical support posts to provide the appropriate height to support the plant. The horizontally interconnecting rods can be secured in place by a screw or other fastening device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Inventor: Joel Richard Reed, JR.
  • Publication number: 20140110555
    Abstract: A table display including a support pole, one or more arm hubs, one or more arms extending from the one or more arm hubs and table tops supported by the one or more arms. The support pole may be retained by a connection node or weighted floor member. Table tops may be transparent to allow decorative arms to be viewed therethrough. A wall-mounted version comprises a bracket configured to connect to a wall unistrut, an arm hub, one or more arms extending from the arm hub and a table top supported by the one or more arms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Inventor: Daniel Maddux
  • Patent number: 8662463
    Abstract: A temporary bracket includes a mounting bracket, an absorbing dish, and a placing member. The mounting bracket includes a mounting body. A mounting opening is defined in the mounting body. The mounting opening includes a wide part and a narrow part communicating with the wide part. The absorbing dish includes a suction cup for sucking a surface, a neck portion extending from the suction cup, and a securing portion extending from the neck portion. The neck portion is disposed in the narrow part. The securing portion is used for extending into the wide part and moves to the narrow part to enable the neck portion to be disposed in the narrow part. The placing member is secured to the mounting bracket for supporting an object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yun-Lung Chen, Chuan-Kai Chang, Tsung-Te Tai
  • Publication number: 20140021154
    Abstract: A movable lug and an assistance device cooperated with the movable lug so as to replace the equipment from the rear end of the rack and avoid from being interfered by cables of other equipments. The movable lug includes a first hinge and a second hinge. The movable lug is moved inward to yield the path when replacing the equipment so that the equipment is removed and not interfered by cables of other equipments. The assistance device makes the action of the replacement of the equipment be more smooth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Inventor: Ching-Sheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20140001135
    Abstract: Drying devices configured to facilitate air drying of assorted items without taking up significant floor space are disclosed. In an aspect, a drying device includes a frame mountable to a vertical surface such as a door, wall, or fence. The drying device includes a plurality of drying areas which may be moved between a stored position and a drying position. In the stored position, the drying device has a compact profile, thereby occupying very little space when not in use. In the drying position, the drying areas extend away from the frame and may support articles, such as clothing, as the articles dry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventor: Marsha Bukowski
  • Publication number: 20140001134
    Abstract: A rectangular expandible container has lateral compartments each of which being composed of inner and outer panels which slide relative to each other for lengthening and shortening the effective length of the compartments. The container also has front and back compartments defined by sliding panels for lengthening the effective width of the front and back compartments. A middle compartment is surrounded by the lateral compartments and the front and back compartments. The walls of the middle compartment are all slidable for lengthening both the width and the length of the latter compartment. The front and back compartment may contain partitions which separate the interior of those compartments into a number of sub-compartment of differing sizes for accommodating articles of varying sizes both in length and in width.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventor: Thomas B. Merey
  • Publication number: 20130328463
    Abstract: A rack for supporting objects within a kitchen appliance has a first side with a first front end and a second side opposing the first side with a second front end. The rack also has a front side extending from the first front end to the second front end and opposing a door of the appliance. The rack further has at least one protrusion member supported on the front side of the rack. The at least one protrusion member is positioned so that the door of the appliance contacts the at least one protrusion member instead of the front side of the rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION
    Inventor: Scott Tarcy
  • Patent number: 8596595
    Abstract: A device for displaying an article on a peg-board, including first and second housing portions securable to the front face of the peg-board, a recoil mechanism for a cable, and an adapter plate secured to the cable distal end and securable to an article to be displayed. The housing first portion has L-shaped prongs at its top with a distal end extending upwardly adjacent the peg-board back. The housing second portion has L-shaped prongs at its bottom with a distal end extending downwardly adjacent the peg-board back. The housing portions define a substantially enclosed space adjacent the peg-board front face, and the housing first portion defines a housing front face with an opening through the housing front face to the enclosed space. The recoil mechanism is biased toward retracting the cable into the recoil mechanism and disposed in the base housing enclosed space with the cable extending through the housing front face opening with the cable distal end outside the housing enclosed space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Inventor: John P. DeVito
  • Publication number: 20130307285
    Abstract: An adjustable modular shelving system is secureable to a rail mounting system in the cargo area of a vehicle. The shelving system includes a pair of end panels, each pair having an end panel flange with a plurality of end panel flange apertures. The end panel flange extends along a portion of an outer periphery of each of the pair of end panels. The shelving system may include a shelf having a base and a pair of shelf flanges which extend from longitudinal end portions of the base, one of the pair of shelf flanges includes a plurality of locking mechanisms and another one of the pair of shelf flanges include a plurality of shelf apertures. The locking mechanisms may securably connect with a first side of the pair of end panels, and the plurality of shelf apertures may securably connect with a second side of the pair of end panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Adrian Steel Company
    Inventor: Thomas S. Richter
  • Publication number: 20130307396
    Abstract: An on-base enclosure for equipment is disclosed. The on-base enclosure has walls attached to a base for equipment such that the walls are attached to the base at a distance away from the base. By providing the walls away from the base, more room is provided around the equipment within the enclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventor: Denis Dupont
  • Publication number: 20130257253
    Abstract: A domestic refrigerator includes a pan system positioned in a cabinet having a temperature-controlled compartment defined therein. The pan system includes a first side pan positioned between a bracket and a first plate, a second side pan positioned between a bracket and a second plate, and a middle pan moveably coupled to the bracket. A first roller is secured to the first side pan and is engaged with the first rail to locate the first side pan relative to the middle pan. A second roller is secured to the second side pan and is engaged with the second rail to locate the second side pan relative to the middle pan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: RONALD E. HALTMEYER, TREVOR L. HAWKINS, KEVIN LEE NOEL, LESTER OTT
  • Publication number: 20130240469
    Abstract: The invention refers to a rack module comprising a first plate on one side of the module and a second plate on the other side of the module. The planes of the plates are parallel to one another, and each of the plates comprises two holes for a fastening device, for fastening of the rack module to a rack cabinet. The holes are arranged such that they make the corners of a quadrangle. The first and second plates each comprise two oblong holes, each of the oblong holes is arranged in connection with one of the other holes such that the oblong holes are parallel with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2010
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventor: Daniel Fredriksson
  • Publication number: 20130233817
    Abstract: An insertable, semi-flexible shelf apparatus suspended and attached in a horizontal relationship within a compartment and anchored to anchor elements bonded to the inside wall surface of a portable cooler or drop-in horizontal freezer or portable storage bin container for better visibility, access, organization, and protection of food and food containers; fishing bait; and other items to retain and protect these items from damage due to wetness, frost and combination with other items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Inventors: John Christian Benneche, Kelly Boehm Brown
  • Patent number: 8528871
    Abstract: A slatwall mounting system includes a rail member and a mounting arrangement. The rail member includes longitudinally extending upper and lower edges, a longitudinally extending upper slot portion including a downward extending undercut a longitudinally extending lower slot portion including an upward extending undercut. The mounting arrangement includes a bracket member having a downward oriented hook portion and a mounting aperture, and a cam assembly having a mounting cam assembled with a user graspable cam driver, the cam and cam driver defining an annular groove for securing the cam assembly to the mounting aperture. The mounting cam is rotatable between a slatwall securing position for mounting engagement with the lower slot of the rail member, and a slatwall releasing position, in response to user manipulation of the cam driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Waterloo Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Esnad Begic, Franco F. Daino, Michael Edward Hay, Gregory Jon Holcomb, Mike Malich, Alan K. Mangrich, Rajesh R. Wadhwa
  • Patent number: 8523127
    Abstract: Apparatuses for holding sport's equipment or other articles to a chain link fence are described. The apparatuses provide sport's participants and spectators with a convenient place for holding articles. A hub of an apparatus is aligned within an opening of a chain link and thereafter rotated for securing the hub to wires of the chain link fence. The apparatus is removed when the hub is rotated in the reverse direction and pulled from the fence. A variety of article holders may extend from the hub so that there are apparatuses for holding a bat, a cup, or other articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Inventor: Monte W. Bennett
  • Publication number: 20130220951
    Abstract: A shelf apparatus for use with a ladder or scaffold structure is provided. The shelf apparatus includes a substantially planar shelf structure having a plurality of holes positioned on a first side, wherein at least one of the plurality of holes is formed about a first axis positioned substantially perpendicular to the shelf structure. A cross-member engagement support is positioned on a second side of the shelf structure, the second side of the shelf structure opposite the first side, wherein the cross-member engagement support is formed about a second axis running from a first edge to a second edge of the shelf structure, and wherein the second axis intersects the first axis. A ladder-attachment structure is affixed to the shelf structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Inventor: Donald DUFOUR
  • Publication number: 20130213914
    Abstract: A material supporting ledge is configured to be attached to a horizontal rail support. The ledge has a support bracket with a central section with dual arm members for securing the ledge onto a horizontal rail or an arm extension member which is inserted into one of the openings in an e-track rail. The bracket also has two downwardly extending framing elements connected to two platform elements on which support blocks are positioned. The ledge can be secured onto the rail and is quickly mountable to and removeable from the rail without the use of tools. Upon the placement of the ledge on the rail, the ledge is securely maintained in position against rail. Material, including glass plates of varying sizes, can be placed on the ledge, over larger glass plates already being carried in the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventors: Rustin A. Cassway, Nicholas X. Damiani, Michael F. Frett
  • Publication number: 20130160273
    Abstract: Disclosed is a rack for hanging items for drying and/or storage. The apparatus includes a main support post, a plurality of slip-T joints and a plurality of support arms. The support arms attach to the main support post through the slip-T joints, which allow the support arms to rotate about the main support post axis. The main support attaches to a substantially vertical surface through an upper support and a lower support that is longer than the upper, such that the support arms are capable of lying parallel to the vertical surface with an item hanging thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: June 27, 2013
    Applicant: RJ SCHUETZ ASSOCIATES, LP
    Inventor: RJ Schuetz Associates, LP
  • Publication number: 20130153523
    Abstract: Vehicle trunk mounting systems and methods are disclosed. A mounting system comprises a frame adapted to be secured within the trunk and a platform adapted to support a device thereon. The frame comprises a hinge portion and a guide portion. The platform is movably secured within the frame. The frame is rotatable around the hinge portion between a first position in which the platform is substantially horizontal and a second position in which the platform is substantially upright. The platform is slidable within the guide portion when the frame is in the first position. A mounting method comprises mounting the device on the platform, slidably repositioning the platform within the frame, and rotating the frame between the first position and the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: Havis, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Bernert, David Enama, Mark P. Sundy
  • Publication number: 20130146551
    Abstract: A shelf assembly for an appliance includes a shelf panel comprising a generally planar support surface and a rear edge including a raised profile extending away from the support surface. A frame is configured to be mounted to an appliance to support the shelf panel with the support surface extending generally along a horizontal plane. The frame includes an elongated rear support member. A support channel extends at least partially into the rear support member, and is configured to removably receive and capture the rear edge of the shelf panel to inhibit removal of the shelf panel from the frame in the direction of the horizontal plane. The shelf panel is selectively removable from the support channel by tilting a front edge of the shelf panel upwards to a predetermined angle relative to the horizontal plane. A slide latch can selectively and lockingly engage corresponding support structure of an appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Applicant: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventor: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC.
  • Patent number: 8355481
    Abstract: Provided is a sliding support and a system using the sliding support unit. The sliding support unit may include a fulcrum capture configured to attach to a support flange, a fulcrum support configured to attach to the fulcrum capture, and a baseplate block configured to support the fulcrum support. The system using the sliding support unit may include a pressure vessel, a pedestal bracket, and a plurality of sliding support units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Breach, David J. Keck, Gerald A. Deaver
  • Publication number: 20120318312
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tray for use with a walker. The tray includes a generally rigid tray base having an essentially rectangular shape with a front long side, a back long side, a first short side and a second short side, and wherein the tray has a length that extends to or past the essentially horizontal support member; a ridge extending along the sides of the tray, wherein the ridge has a height of at least about a ½ inch; a strap having a hook and loop fastener wherein the strap is positioned at or near the back long end; and a first hinge and a second hinge, the first and second hinges are positioned, when the tray is in use, at or near the front leg of the first and second support, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Inventor: Alice McCarthy
  • Publication number: 20120292274
    Abstract: A demountable mounting apparatus for fixing a slide rail to a post includes a mounting bracket secured to the slide rail, a coupling member fixed to the mounting bracket, a latch member rotatably mounted to the mounting bracket, and a restoring member between the latch member and the mounting bracket. The coupling member includes an inserting pin extending into the through hole of the post, and defining a receiving slot. The latch member includes an arm to be received in the receiving slot of the inserting pin, and a hook protruding from the arms. The latch member is locked in a position by the hooks engaging the far surface of the post. A rotation of latch member makes the hooks disengage from the post, thereby allowing the release of the slide rail from the post. The restoring member biases the latch member to the locked position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2011
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SHU-CHEN LIN, CHEN-SHENG TANG
  • Publication number: 20120279937
    Abstract: The organizer basket for ice chest provides a receptacle or basket for use in ice chests or coolers. The basket is provided with handles to facilitate insertion and removal from the ice chest. Feet are also provided for the basket to support the bottom of the basket above the floor of the ice chest. The basket is constructed of telescoping sections so that the length of the basket can be linearly adjusted. This arrangement permits the basket to adapt to different sizes of ice chests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2012
    Publication date: November 8, 2012
    Inventor: DAVID P. SCIUCHETTI
  • Patent number: 8267363
    Abstract: A slatwall mounting system includes a rail member and a mounting arrangement. The rail member includes longitudinally extending upper and lower edges, a longitudinally extending upper slot portion including a downward extending undercut a longitudinally extending lower slot portion including an upward extending undercut. The mounting arrangement includes a bracket member having a downward oriented hook portion and a mounting aperture, and a cam assembly having a mounting cam assembled with a user graspable cam driver, the cam and cam driver defining an annular groove for securing the cam assembly to the mounting aperture. The mounting cam is rotatable between a slatwall securing position for mounting engagement with the lower slot of the rail member, and a slatwall releasing position, in response to user manipulation of the cam driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Waterloo Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Esnad Begic, Franco F. Daino, Michael Edward Hay, Gregory Jon Holcomb, Mike Malich, Alan K. Mangrich, Rajesh R. Wadhwa