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Publication numberUSD424587 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/071,503
Publication dateMay 9, 2000
Filing dateMay 30, 1997
Publication number071503, 29071503, US D424587 S, US D424587S, US-S-D424587, USD424587 S, USD424587S
InventorsStephen B. Maguire
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Gravimetric blender
US D424587 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a gravimetric blender, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a front elevation of a gravimetric blender manifesting the invention.

FIG. 2 is a rear elevation of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a left side (with reference to the blender positioned as shown in FIG. 1) elevation of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIGS. 1 and 2.

FIG. 4 is a right side (with reference to the blender positioned as shown in FIG. 1) elevation of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIGS. 1, 2 and 3.

FIG. 5 is a bottom view of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIGS. 1, 2, 3 and 4.

FIG. 6 is a top view of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIGS. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

FIG. 7 is a top view of the gravimetric blender illustrated in FIGS. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, but with the tops of the hoppers open and the cover removed therefrom.

FIG. 8 is a front elevation of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 7, but with the hoppers removed.

FIG. 9 is a rear elevation of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 8, but with the hoppers removed.

FIG. 10 is a left side elevation (with reference to the blender positioned as shown in FIG. 8) of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 9, but with the hoppers removed.

FIG. 11 is a right side elevation of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 10, but with the hoppers removed.

FIG. 12 is a top view of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 11, but with the hoppers removed; and,

FIG. 13 is a bottom view of the gravimetric blender shown in FIGS. 1 through 12, with the hoppers removed.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Advertisement "Introducing our 400 VME-II Gravimetric Blender" by HydReclaim Corporation, circa 1993.
2Advertisement entitled "A Full Line-up of Blender Solutions . . . Priced Right!" by HydReclaim, circa 1993.
3Advertisement entitled "Machinery and Systems for Extrusion is Our Only Business" by Process Control Corporation, circa 1993.
4Advertisement entitled "New From HydReclaim--Now Processors Can Economically Achieve Continuous Gravimetric Blending" by HydReclaim, circa 1993.
5Advertisement entitled "Weigh Blender Delivers Unmatched Accuracy" by Universal Dynamics, Inc., circa 1993.
6Article entitled "Control Loading Systems" from Plastics Technology, Oct. 1995, p. 41.
7Brochure entitled "Plastic Molders and Extruders: published by Maguire Products, Inc., 1995".
8Four page brochure entitled "Conair Franklin Autocolor Y Mezclador" dated Mar. 1995.
9Four page brochure entitled "Conomix Plus Volumetric Blender" dated Aug. 1993.
10Four page brochure entitled "Gravimix Better Quality through Research", circa 1993.
11Four page brochure entitled "When you Weigh it All Up . . . " published by Ferlin Trading, Holland, circa 1993.
12One page flyer entitled "Gravimix, The New Gravimetric Blending Generation" published by Ferlin, De demsvaard, Holland, circa 1993.
13Sheet of 1 photograph of Hydracolor gravimetric blender, circa 1993.
14Sheet of 2 photographs of Maguire Products, Inc. gravimetric blender with Conair hoppers and feeding system, circa 1993.
15Sheet of 2 photographs of Motan gravimetric blender and feeding system with Maguire Products, Inc. controls, circa 1993.
16Sheet of 2 photographs of Mould-Tek gravimetric blender, circa 1993.
17Sheet of 3 photographs of UNA-DYN gravimetric blender, circa 1993.
18Six page brochure entitled "Graviblend Precise Continuous Weigh Blenders" published by Ktron Vertech, Jun., 1991, United States.
19Six page brochure entitled "Piovan Gravimetric Blenders MDW" published by Piovan SrL, Oct. 1993, Venezia, Italy.
20Thirty-two page catalog entitled "Maguire Color Blending Equipment" published by Maguire Products, Inc., 1993, United States.
21Two page brochure entitled "Mould-Tek Bulk Handling Systems" published by Mould-Tek Industries, Inc. in Canada, circa 1993.
22Two-sided flyer entitled "GB 140 Series Compact Auto Weigh Blender" published by Conair Franklin in the United States, Jun., 1994.
Referenced by
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US8092070 *Jun 17, 2006Jan 10, 2012Maguire Stephen BGravimetric blender with power hopper cover
US20120195154 *Jan 9, 2012Aug 2, 2012Maguire Stephen BGravimetric blender with power hopper cover
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD15/147, D10/87