Head(s) Adjustable Along Axis Patents (Class 242/118.5)
  • Patent number: 11053624
    Abstract: A laundry treating appliance having a tub defining an interior, a basket located within the interior and rotatably mounted within the tub and having an upper and lower basket base portion, a balance ring mounted to the upper edge of the basket peripheral wall, a clothes mover rotatably mounted within the basket, a drive system comprising a motor operably coupled to the basket and the clothes mover and configured to selectively oscillate or rotate the basket or the clothes mover and a first and second drive shaft, and a drive attachment mechanism configured to couple the basket to the second drive shaft, with the drive attachment mechanism comprising a bushing assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Eric K. Farrington, Steven Fricke, Nicholas C. Fugal, Christine L. Strain, Philip R. Thompson, Robert C. Williams
  • Patent number: 10941015
    Abstract: A reel system that includes a drum that receives a coil of flexible pipe. A first flange that removably couples to a first side of the drum. A second flange that removably couples to a second side of the drum. The first flange and the second flange secure the coil of flexible pipe to the drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Trinity Bay Equipment Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Nader N. Matari, Alexander Lee Winn
  • Patent number: 10640324
    Abstract: An expandable spool includes a first hub extending from a first flange and includes a first plurality of interlocking portions. A second hub extending from a second flange includes a second plurality of interlocking portions that is connectible to the first plurality of interlocking portions to define a spacing between the first flange and the second flange for holding material on the spool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Inventor: Mark A. Petro
  • Patent number: 9478963
    Abstract: A cord reel including a body having two side walls on opposing sides for receiving a cord therebetween, at least one hole within the body extending inward from each of the side walls, and wherein the body is adjustable to increase or decrease a distance between the two end walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Inventors: John Klein, Jeffrey Baldwin
  • Publication number: 20150122929
    Abstract: A cable reel assembly includes a fluted drum; a pair of circular flanges removeably attached to opposite ends of the drum; and a number of elongated rods that connect the flanges to the drum. The drum and flanges are preferably rotationally molded of synthetic resin materials and are partially hollow so as to minimize their weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Snyder Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Darwin Dan Garton, Michael C. Melymuk
  • Patent number: 7111806
    Abstract: A spool for a supply of printing material includes a first part having a shaft on which the supply of printing material is mountable, and a second part having an opening and being arranged to retain the supply of printing material mounted on the first part. The opening is arranged to engage the shaft. One or the other of the opening and the shaft is resilient and the other of the opening and the shaft has at least one part which extends towards the said one of said opening and the shaft more than at least one other part thereof to thereby cause the second part having the opening to engage with the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2006
    Assignee: Esselte
    Inventor: James Craig
  • Patent number: 6357690
    Abstract: A coil winding mandrel comprises a mandrel core and two end flanges, a stationary flange and an adjustable flange. A spring provides a predetermined force between the end flanges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2002
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventor: Matthew B. McEwen