Funnel Filler Patents (Class 232/43)
  • Patent number: 9534298
    Abstract: An etching tray for etching PCD cutting inserts is provided. The etching system includes a tray having a bottom and side walls extending upwardly from the tray bottom and a lid attachable to the top of the tray. The lid may include a funnel formed as an integral part of the lid which has an upper opening disposed above the lid and a lower neck which extends into the tray. The lid may also include an opening for a float to pass through and provide a visual indication of the liquid level in the tray. An etching fixture may be disposed in the tray for etching cutting inserts. The etching fixture has a body which holds a cutting insert to expose the cutting insert for etching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Inventor: Allen Turner
  • Patent number: 7694447
    Abstract: A storage device for storing rolled documents includes a tube pivotally mounted to a housing and advanceable between retracted and extended positions relative to a roof of the housing. The roof covers an open end of the tube in the retracted position. In the extended position, the open end of the tube is advanced away from the roof to permit rolled construction drawings to be inserted into and removed from the tube. A floor extends across at least a portion of the tube to prevent the rolled documents from falling out of the tube. Clamps mounted on the housing enable mounting of the storage device on a post, such as a T-post. The storage device may include a display panel having a pocket formed by a sheet of transparent flexible plastic into which a building permit may be positioned and displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: Pro-Vent, Inc.
    Inventors: Jay B. Rutler, Spencer B. Hawerlander, Tony Robert Plunkett
  • Patent number: 6739114
    Abstract: A feminine hygiene disposal unit for sanitary receipt and disposal of used sanitary products. The unit has a disposal bag dispenser, at least one disposal bag, a receptacle, and a liner for the receptacle. This liner having a lid flap having an opening therethrough, this lid flap being supported through use of a pair of sandwiching flanges for sandwiching the lid flap in a generally horizontal orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2004
    Inventor: Kristin M. Shaffer
  • Patent number: 4523527
    Abstract: This apparatus is of the kind comprising a fixed frame 1 and a drum 5 having a vertical axis for rotation relative to and within the frame about a vertical axis, this drum comprising an internal cavity intended to receive the objects to be passed and accessible through an opening formed in the vertical wall of the drum, the apparatus also comprising means for stopping and locking the drum relative to the chassis in two diametrically opposite positions.According to the invention, these means for stopping and locking the drum relative to the frame comprise an abutment fixed to the end 12 of the drum and another abutment 17 fixed on the end 8 of the frame, and also an inclined leaf spring which can withdraw vertically out of the way when the stop of the drum passes, the gap e left between the end of the frame and the end of the drum corresponding practically to the vertical dimension of these abutments alone.The invention has particularly advantageous application in government offices, banks, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1981
    Date of Patent: June 18, 1985
    Inventors: Claude P. Bourlier, Louis E. Sallot