Removable Fastener Patents (Class 220/693)
  • Patent number: 10753233
    Abstract: A flow guide structure for a casing flange, and a casing and a turbomachine having the same, include a flange portion connecting an upper casing and a lower casing and a flow guide positioned at the flange portion to guide fluid to flow close to the flange portion, whereby steam flow resistance is reduced around an inner casing flange of a turbine and the steam flow is smoothed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Gi Won Hong, Chang Young Choi
  • Patent number: 10314954
    Abstract: Methods and devices for treatment of damaged tissue are disclosed, including treatment of wounds by employing non-electrically powered, reduced pressure therapy devices. The devices are capable of generating a substantially constant reduced pressure with low tolerance for pressure fluctuations. Also disclosed herein are reduced pressure therapy systems that comprise an alarm system to detect the depleted state of the suction device and provide an alert to the patient and/or practitioner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: KCI Licensing, Inc.
    Inventors: Dean Hu, Thomas Yorkey, Evan Anderson, Kenneth Wu, Tony Coxum
  • Patent number: 10035287
    Abstract: A method for sealing a fastener employs a mold which provided with an inlet port for molding material. The mold is then positioned over a fastener and the mold is sealed against a structure. A molding material is then injected into the mold. The mold is then removed to leave an in-situ molded cap formed over the fastener and sealed to the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Weidong Song
  • Patent number: 9884638
    Abstract: Accordingly, a hand truck for percussion drums and related accessories of the invention enables storage, transport, protection, and control of a plurality of percussion drums and their related accessories. The hand truck for percussion drums and related accessories is comprised of a body panel consisting of individual drum compartments of varying dimensions sized to accommodate preselected percussion drums of corresponding varying dimensions which are protectively releasably received into the compartments thru the use of support strips. A cymbal storage rod assembly is included to facilitate the control and storage of a plurality of percussion cymbals. Said body panel further supporting a cover onto which a plurality of drum accessory and drum pedal storage compartments may be attached. Support brackets with end closures support the body panel each employing handles to facilitate maneuvering along with wheels on the front end to enable transport.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Inventor: John L. Sulcer, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9638235
    Abstract: A clevis pin assembly includes a pin that may be removably inserted into a coupling. The pin is structured to have a channel extending therethrough. The channel may receive a lubricant thereby inhibiting the pin from becoming seized within the coupling. A fitting is removably coupled to the pin. The fitting may be fluidly coupled to a lubrication source thereby facilitating the lubricant to be introduced into the channel. A retainer is removably inserted through the pin thereby retain the pin within the coupling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Inventor: David Pain
  • Patent number: 9371660
    Abstract: An offset laminate seam system for storage bins for increasing the capacity of bolts in a seam of a storage bin. The offset laminate seam system for storage bins generally includes three or more panels connected together with two or more vertical rows of end fasteners to form a vertical seam. The interconnection of three or more panels continues to form a ring structure. A plurality of the ring structures are stacked upon one another and attached together with fasteners to form the wall of the storage bin and a roof is attached to the uppermost ring structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventor: Claire M. Rauser
  • Publication number: 20150021344
    Abstract: A sectional liquid dispensing (lotions, creams, soaps, cleansers, etc.) container that includes a finger actuated pump assembly which extends a dip tube near the bottom of a container. The container has three individual components to form the complete assembly. The upper section of container has been designed to contain a tamper evident closure member; mold incorporated at its lower most edge. The lower section (base); containing a closure member mold incorporated onto its top edge, is designed to snap fit into upper section of container. The lower section is approximately one third the height of container or less. The lid cover snaps onto the bottom surface of the lower section, using the tamper evident closure member. The usage of these closures provide frangible edges for easy removal of locking tear bands; which allow for separation of components, while also providing evidence of any product tampering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventor: John Lewis SULLIVAN
  • Patent number: 8875931
    Abstract: A composite sandwich shell edge joint includes an outboard buildup pad, an inboard buildup pad spaced-apart and adjacent to the outboard buildup pad, an outboard face sheet extending from the outboard buildup pad, an inboard face sheet extending from the inboard buildup pad, bridging plies connecting the outboard buildup pad and the inboard buildup pad and at least one barrel nut installed in the buildup pads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Michael Leslie Hand, Douglas A. McCarville
  • Patent number: 8870014
    Abstract: A mask box having a buckling structure includes a base, a cover and a plurality of buckling elements. The base is configured to support a mask and has a plurality of troughs. The cover covers the base and has a plurality of pivotal portions. The buckling elements are positioned to correspond to the troughs. Each buckling element includes an engaging block and an elastic arm connected to the pivotal portion. The engaging block moves away from the periphery of the cover when the engaging block is subjected to an external force. The engaging block is buckled into the trough via an elastic restoring force of the at least one elastic arm when the external force is removed. By this arrangement, the assembly of the buckling elements is simplified and its product cost is reduced. Further, the present invention conforms to the requirements for environmental protection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Gudeng Precision Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Lin, Kuan-Lun Pan
  • Patent number: 8800808
    Abstract: A storage bin may include a corrugated outer sidewall, a generally flat inner sidewall, and a first fastener. The corrugated outer sidewall may support a hoop tension provided by a material within the storage bin and may include a series of horizontally extending corrugations forming alternating grooved portions defining alternating circumferentially extending radially inner and outer ridges vertically spaced from one another along a vertical extent of the outer sidewall. The corrugated outer sidewall may define a first aperture. The generally flat inner sidewall may support the hoop tension, abut the radially inner ridges, and define a second aperture. The first fastener may extend through the first and second apertures and may couple the inner and outer sidewalls to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: CTB, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dingeldein, Rodney B. Grossman, Justin M. Holmes
  • Patent number: 8763847
    Abstract: An insulation unit including an inner lining having an inner face and an outer face, in which the inner face is disposed to define a cavity of the insulation unit is provided. An insulating foam is disposed on the outer face of the inner lining, and the insulating foam includes an inner face and an outer face, and the inner face of the insulating foam is adhered to the outer face of the inner lining. An outer lining is disposed on the outer face of the insulating foam. The outer lining includes a non self-supporting flexible skin which is adapted to define at least parts of an outer surface of the insulation unit and is adhered to the outer face of the insulating foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Julio Mortarotti
  • Patent number: 8720737
    Abstract: A variable-diameter tank construction system is provided. The tank construction system uses sets of wedges (shims) and bevel-faced spacers (washers) in conjunction with the field connections of the vertical edges of adjacent modular tank wall panels, so as to create an angular deviation between the tangent lines of the wall panels immediately adjacent to and on either side of the vertical joint between the connected panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Global Fabrication, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis Raybuck, Luke Sicard, II
  • Patent number: 8690005
    Abstract: A vacuum chamber comprising a plurality of wall panels enclosing an interior space, in which the wall panels are removably attached to form the chamber using a plurality of connection members for locating the wall panels in a predetermined arrangement. The vacuum chamber further comprises one or more sealing members provided at the edges of the wall panels. The wall panels are arranged so that a vacuum tight seal is formed at the edges of the wall panels as a result of forming a vacuum in the interior space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Mapper Lithography IP B.V.
    Inventors: Sander Baltussen, Guido De Boer, Tijs Frans Teepen, Hugo Martijn Makkink
  • Publication number: 20140048532
    Abstract: A water storage tank is formed by a plurality of curved wall sections adapted to be secured together to form a circular tank. A ground mat is placed on the ground and extends outwardly of the tank wall. A plurality of hold down members are placed at the inside juncture of the tank wall and ground mat. A flooring sheet overlaps the ground mat and extends up and over the side wall of the tank and is clamped to an upper portion of the wall. A tubular fitting extends through a lower portion of the side wall to provide an inlet and outlet for water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2012
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Inventors: Jerry W. Noles, JR., Dudley J. Perio, JR., Colton P. Bruegman, Jon J. Butler
  • Patent number: 8534480
    Abstract: There are provided tank walls constructed from a plurality of tank wall sections joined together, connectors connecting the tank wall sections, and methods of constructing the tank walls. An exemplary embodiment provides a tank wall section having a first end that includes a series of spaced apart through holes. The tank wall section also has a second end that includes a series of spaced apart nubs. The nubs are sized, configured and spaced apart to register with the series of spaced apart through holes of a second tank wall section. The through holes are each sized and shaped to receive a retaining pin extending through the first side of the nub and through the opposite side of the nub to thereby couple the tank wall section to a second tank wall section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: Pinnacle Companies, Inc.
    Inventor: Matthew Hanna
  • Publication number: 20130213968
    Abstract: Modular tank systems employing sidewalls, and processes for assembling such tank systems. Adjoining sidewalls are secured together by inserting pins or bolts through aligned apertures present on components of each sidewall. As fully assembled, the sidewalls define a continuous tank sidewall to which a liner can be positioned within and secured to for one or more of storage, treatment and containment of fluids, solids or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: BIG FRACKIN TANKS, LLC
    Inventor: Big Frackin Tanks, LLC
  • Patent number: 8496133
    Abstract: A mask blank container adapted to house a mask blank with a resist film. The container comprises a container body 5 for receiving the mask blank; a cap member 6 to be put on the container body; and a fixing member 9 adapted to fix the container body and the cap member to each other when the cap member is put on the container body. The container body and the cap member have fitting portions 51 and 61 made of a resin material and fitted to each other, respectively. The fixing member comprises a first member 91 having an engaging portion 91 a to be engaged with the fitting portion of the cap member, and a second member 92 having an engaging portion 93 to be engaged with the fitting portion of the container body. A distance between the engaging portions of the first and the second members is desired to be variable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hoya Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Mizukoshi, Osamu Hanaoka
  • Patent number: 8376167
    Abstract: A portable reservoir frame composed of interlocking panels secured by a series of flanges having holes and pegs. An inner liner to hold liquid inside the reservoir frame is presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: Energy Innovations, LLC
    Inventors: Sean Michael Lovelace, Christopher Jason Songe
  • Publication number: 20130037557
    Abstract: A container having a container body extending between first and second opposed ends. The first end includes a dispensing means, the second end has a removable cap having a second end surface of the container and being connectable to the container by a connector spaced apart from a bottom of the second end surface. A method for opening the container comprising removing an annular frangible portion around a radius of a container body of the container, and removable separating end cap opposite a dispensing portion from the container such that the end cap forms a cup shape having an upright wall separating a bottom wall of the container and a connector for connecting to the container body for holding a portion of the contents of the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Inventor: Nicholas Sie Yong Ting
  • Patent number: 8365937
    Abstract: A portable reservoir frame having a number of interlocking panels secured by a plurality of interleaved knuckle members is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Energy Innovations, LLC
    Inventors: Sean Michael Lovelace, Christopher Jason Songe
  • Patent number: 8342347
    Abstract: A collapsible, portable container having a roof, a base, two foldable end walls and two removable side walls. The container is collapsed by removing the side walls and inwardly folding the end walls to draw the roof closer to the base. A slide lock feature is present which alternatively allows or prevents the inward folding of the container end walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Nova Chemicals (International) S.A.
    Inventor: Henry F. Hay
  • Patent number: 8308019
    Abstract: A joint assembly and a tub assembly for a battery bath. The joint assembly has a seal that extends between a first flange of a first section and a second flange of a second section. The seal sealing a gap defined between the first and second flanges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Wirtz Manufacturing Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Clinton J. Paterson, John O. Wirtz
  • Patent number: 7922012
    Abstract: A cable tray has a pair of opposed side rails with a pair of aligned through bores. One or more stacked cable support blocks extend between the opposed side rails. A lower rung extends between the rails at the pair of aligned through bores. The lower rung has an upwardly opening channel extending along its length receiving the bottom edge of a lowermost one of the cable support blocks. The lower rung also has at least one opening extending through the lower rung in alignment with the pair of aligned through bores. A fastener extends through at least one opening of the lower rung and through at least one of the pair of aligned through bores in the side rails.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignee: Power Bus Way Ltd.
    Inventor: Peter D. Sisley
  • Patent number: 7896183
    Abstract: A refuse container comprising a lower member having lower side walls, upper wall sections, a hinge for pivotally mounting the upper wall sections one to the other such that the upper wall sections may be opened and closed, at least one section fastener for securing the upper wall sections together in a closed position, and a wall securing device that provides support for coupling the upper wall sections to the lower side walls. The present invention allows both of the upper walls sections to be releasably attached to the lower side walls using a combination of annular protrusions and recesses, and at least one section fastener that couples the upper wall sections to each other, thereby allowing easy access to the contents of the container such that a trash liner may be easily removed and the refuse container may be easily cleaned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2011
    Inventor: Jimmy B. McKenzie
  • Publication number: 20100270299
    Abstract: A vacuum chamber comprising a plurality of wall panels enclosing an interior space, in which the wall panels are removably attached to form the chamber using a plurality of connection members for locating the wall panels in a predetermined arrangement. The vacuum chamber further comprises one or more sealing members provided at the edges of the wall panels. The wall panels are arranged so that a vacuum tight seal is formed at the edges of the wall panels as a result of forming a vacuum in the interior space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: MAPPER LITHOGRAPHY IP B.V.
    Inventors: Sander BALTUSSEN, Guido DE BOER, Tijs Frans TEEPEN, Hugo Martijn MAKKINK
  • Publication number: 20090242577
    Abstract: A storage bin may include a corrugated outer sidewall, a generally flat inner sidewall, and a first fastener. The corrugated outer sidewall may support a hoop tension provided by a material within the storage bin and may include a series of horizontally extending corrugations forming alternating grooved portions defining alternating circumferentially extending radially inner and outer ridges vertically spaced from one another along a vertical extent of the outer sidewall. The corrugated outer sidewall may define a first aperture. The generally flat inner sidewall may support the hoop tension, abut the radially inner ridges, and define a second aperture. The first fastener may extend through the first and second apertures and may couple the inner and outer sidewalls to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: CTB IP, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dingeldein, Rodney B. Grossman, Justin M. Holmes
  • Patent number: 7481327
    Abstract: A combined storage basket allowing firm combination secured in position with bolts in prefabricated bolting holes for easy combination includes a base, a back, and two side grid panels; the basket has an open front; the base panel is placed on the bottom skirt of the back panel, the back panel slides into and is then bolted to inner side skirts of both side panels; and the back panel and the base panel are secured with bolts to both side panels; a rectangular frame in a width greater than that of the base panel is disposed beneath the base panel; and a vertical frame in ? shape is disposed to the back of each side panel with the top of vertical frame at a level higher than that of the top of the side panel to allow stacking up of multiple units of the basket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Inventor: Hsi Ming Cheng
  • Patent number: 5596170
    Abstract: A flexible electrical contact is formed as a convex dome structure extending from one side of a surrounding structure, with the convex dome structure and the surrounding structure forming an integral metallic structure. The convex dome structure includes a central contact portion and a number of legs extending between the central contact portion and the surrounding structure. Each leg extends radially outward from the central contact portion and circumferentially around part of the central contact portion. A number of convex dome structures of this kind may be part of a removable shield in an electronic enclosure, provided to electrically ground the shield to a conductive frame, reducing the level of RFI (radio frequency interference) emissions from a device. Alternately, a number of convex dome structures may be provided along spring strips fastened to such a shield. In such spring strips, electrical contact may occur between the shield and intermediate positions along the length of the legs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 21, 1997
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Richard M. Barina, James W. Deiso, III, Arthur A. Kurz, Jeffrey McFadden, Fred L. Murray, William D. Owsley
  • Patent number: 5569884
    Abstract: Trunking, in particular trunking for electrical apparatus, includes a body with inwardly directed lips and a cover adapted to be snap-fastened to the lips. The trunking further includes a cover jointing member extending transversely between the lips of the body to cover the end of the cover. At one end at least it is provided with a latch for locking it to the respective lip of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 29, 1996
    Assignees: Legrand, Legrand SNC
    Inventor: Bertrand Decore
  • Patent number: 5487604
    Abstract: A rotatable mulch bin is formed from two similar drum members (1) and (2), typically plastics moldings which are joined together by bolts through interconnecting flanges (4). One, but preferably both ends of the bin are provided with lids (7) and (9) for adding or removing material. The rotatable bin is mounted on a stand (12) by way of a pivot tube or rod extending diametrically through the bin on axis (13), acting as a clump breaker for material within the bin when the bin is rotated. The two drum members (1) and (2) are designed to nest within one another when dissembled giving a compact configuration for transportation or storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 30, 1996
    Inventor: Ronald S. Moran
  • Patent number: 5402968
    Abstract: A collapsible fuel tank system for use on aircraft and the like includes a plurality of nestable shell sections which, when assembled in proper edgewise orientation, form a shell for the fuel tank. A nose cone and a number of shell-reinforcing bulkheads are axially spaced within the fuel tank and have a ring-and-groove construction for facilitating manual assembly of a fuel tank. A preassembled fuel management system includes an elongated flexible liner encapsulating the bulkheads and having snap connections for quick attachment to the shell interior. All of the components of a plurality of fuel tanks are housed in a single container for shipping and handling purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 4, 1995
    Assignees: Brunswick Corp., Alcoa Composites, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald D. Baldwin, Randall V. Guest, Randall W. Nish, Robert G. Pearce
  • Patent number: 5294019
    Abstract: In order to be able to utilize polycarbonate sheet material as a structural (i.e., stress-bearing) component in an assembly comprising polycarbonate and metal components, as, for example, in a monocoque air cargo container wherein the polycarbonate sheet material is used as the "skin" of the structure, an attachment assembly is utilized to provide a rigid, stress-bearing joint without inducing crack-inducing high levels of localized stress on the polycarbonate sheet. The attachment assembly comprises a significant area of overlap between the polycarbonate and metal components, and an attachment strip which substantially covers the attachment area. Rivets or bolts are inserted through oversized holes in the metal, polycarbonate, attachment strip assembly and then torqued. The compressive forces exerted thereby create the rigid joint (even in an environment where the joint is subject to 180.degree. F..+-. temperature cycling such that the different coefficients for thermal expansion for the polycarbonate vs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 15, 1994
    Assignee: Satco, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Looker
  • Patent number: 5261736
    Abstract: A safety top modular door closure system is provided for a vapor degreaser and consists of a mechanism for mounting an open bottom of an enclosure to a top access area of a solvent fluid holding tank of the vapor degreaser. A horizontal sliding double door assembly is affixed to an open top of the enclosure and structure is available for operating the horizontal sliding double door assembly. The horizontal sliding double door assembly can go from a closed position into an open position to allow the insertion of articles therethrough into the tank of the vapor degreaser and from the open position back to the closed position to significantly reduce solvent vapor emissions from the tank of the vapor degreaser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 1992
    Date of Patent: November 16, 1993
    Inventor: Thomas A. Sisbarro
  • Patent number: 5205427
    Abstract: A modular fuel tank system for use on aircraft and the like including a plurality of nestable shell sections which, when assembled in proper edgewise orientation, form a shell for the fuel tank. A joint assembly secures the shell sections in assembled condition and extends along mating edges of adjacent shell sections. All of the components of a plurality of fuel tanks are housed in a single container for shipping and handling purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1992
    Date of Patent: April 27, 1993
    Assignee: Brunswick Corporation
    Inventors: Steven C. Crago, John A. Eihusen, Norman L. Newhouse
  • Patent number: 5148932
    Abstract: The Assembly has a base formed of a strip or sheet of plastic material which has a plurality of holes formed therein. Holes in ends of the sheet are aligned to receive fasteners to fix the sheet into a simple band. Other plastic sheets are turned into cylinders, which are set into the base, for the receipt therein of recyclable materials. The cylinders or sleeves are also formed of multi-holed sheets of plastic material. Again, sheet end holes are used, with fasteners, to fix the sleeves into their cylindrical form. Further ones of the holes are used to fix adjacent sleeves together, in the base, and some are used to fix the sleeves to the base. The Assembly can be provided as a rolled-up kit of the requisite holed sheets and a supply of fasteners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 1991
    Date of Patent: September 22, 1992
    Inventor: Richard Orefice
  • Patent number: 5099607
    Abstract: A container in which plants are to be grown comprised of a flexible strip of material having a length greater than its width and having an inner and an outer surface. The inner surface is formed in part by a lattice of root guiding recesses, at least some of the recesses being of substantially truncated conical form having a wall which converges towards a hole through the strip. The outer surface is formed in part by a lattice of protruberances at the same relative positional arrangement as the recesses so that when the strip is arranged in a cylinder with its opposite ends overlapping, the protruberances on the outer surface of one end nest within the recesses on the inner surface of the other end at the overlap. Fastening means is provided to hold the strip in that overlapping, nested engagement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 31, 1992
    Assignee: Ronneby Tree Farm Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: Peter A. Lawton
  • Patent number: 5028740
    Abstract: A hollow housing case of an electriclly conducting plate which has one insulating surface includes a connecting part to connect together electrically both ends of the plate. The connecting part is a bent portion which is formed by bending at least one end of the plate and enabling the non-insulating surfaces at both ends to face and contact with each other surely. Further, the hollow housing case comprises a fastening member for finally fastening together both ends of the plate. By the fastening member, a hollow housing case of any size can be fabricated easily, without the process of pressing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 1989
    Date of Patent: July 2, 1991
    Assignee: Iwastu Electric Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Chikamasa Tomiya
  • Patent number: 4953734
    Abstract: The wall elements (2, 2", etc.) of a cabin that is used to cover a machine include bends (2a, 2a'a) at their edges and the bends of adjacent wall elements are connected together by U-shaped connector bars (10, 10', 10") or bends (2a) and in some embodiments by sealing elements (9, 11a, 11b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 1989
    Date of Patent: September 4, 1990
    Inventor: Albert Stohr