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Irvin Industries Inc. Patents
Assignee:
Irvin Industries Inc.
Address:
Stamford, CT
No. of patents:
50
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D252582 Tent August 7, 1979
D246990 Building January 17, 1978
4967977 Push button ALR retractor November 6, 1990
A vehicle sensitive inertia safety belt retractor (VSI) equipped with push button actuated automatic locking device (ALR) preventing belt extraction when manually pressed with the belt extracted to a buckle engageable extent. Automatic restoration of VSI mode is effected in response to t
4952008 Visor with snap-in retractable glare shield August 28, 1990
An improved sun visor assembly, particularly adapted for use with motor vehicles. The visor assembly has a retractable auxiliary glare shield featuring snap-in assembly into the visor and includes features which prevent inadvertent removal of the glare shield. An internal or external
4896844 Dual spool retractor with comfort limiting mechanism January 30, 1990
A dual spool seat belt retractor includes a comfort mechanism actuated by limited protraction of one belt relative to the other to provide a predetermined amount of slack in the one belt. A comfort limiting mechanism is drivingly coupled by a gear train to both the first and second r
4828314 Visor with retractable glare shields May 9, 1989
An improved visor assembly for motor vehicles is disclosed which includes one or more retractable glare screens which are integrated with the visor structure such that they can be extended and retracted from the visor as needed. The glare screens are preferably made from a transparent ti
4821374 Hinge assembly for vehicle visor and other vehicle accessories April 18, 1989
A hinge assembly is disclosed which is particularly well suited for vehicle accessory application such as for vehicle sun visors for example. A hinge assembly according to the present invention includes a rod member interconnected with the vehicle interior or other fixed member. A ge
4796944 Spring-loaded hinge assembly for vehicle accessories January 10, 1989
A hinge assembly is disclosed which is particularly well suited for vehicle accessory applications, such as for pivotally interconnecting vanity doors with vanity housing structures for example. The hinge assembly, which is also applicable for other applications, includes a pivot means p
4791537 Vehicle accessory assembly with sliding door for mounting on a visor or other interior panel December 13, 1988
A vehicle accessory assembly is disclosed for mounting on an interior panel, such as on a visor, for example, and includes an accessory devce, such as a vanity mirror assembly, interconnected with the visor or other vehicle panel at a generally fixed location thereon. A preferred lateral
4788630 Illumination for vehicle accessories November 29, 1988
A preferred illuminated vehicle accessory according to the present invention includes a light-emitting and light-conducting light bar, an electric light source operatively associated with the light bar, and an electrical connection device for electrically connecting the light source
4785500 Hinge assembly for vehicle accessories November 22, 1988
A hinge assembly is disclosed for application in pivotable or rotatable vehicle accessories, such as visors, vanity covers, storage covers, or other vehicular or non-vehicular applications. A preferred, one-piece resilient sleeve member frictionally engages a preferably compact pivot
4776625 Cargo cover accessory October 11, 1988
An accessory cover apparatus for selectively covering or exposing an open vehicle compartment includes an adjustable mounting assembly interconnectable with the vehicle for mounting and supporting the cover apparatus generally adjacent the compartment opening at an intermediate longi
4728142 Visor with retractable glare shields March 1, 1988
An improved visor assembly for motor vehicles is disclosed which includes one or more retractable glare screens which are integrated with the visor structure such that they can be extended and retracted from the visor as needed. The glare screens are preferably made from a transparent ti
4723729 Seat belt retractor with curved tooth auxilliary gear February 9, 1988
Retractor for front seat belt having inertia responsive pivoted latch bar for engaging main ratchet sprocket gears to arrest belt extraction, and an auxilliary sprocket gear with radially elongated teeth engaged by pivoted lever finger actuated by inertia pendulum for raising lever and l
4721310 Vehicle accessory assembly for mounting on a visor or other interior panel January 26, 1988
A vehicle accessory assembly is disclosed for mounting on an interior panel, such as on a visor, for example, and includes an accessory device, such as a vanity mirror assembly, interconnected with the visor or other vehicle panel at a generally fixed location thereon. A preferred to
4715644 Spring-loaded hinge assembly for vehicle accessories December 29, 1987
A hinge assembly is disclosed which is particularly well suited for vehicle accessory applications, such as for pivotally interconnecting vanity doors with vanity housing structures for example. The hinge assembly, which is also applicable for other applications, includes a pivot pivotal
4711483 Motor vehicle visor with removable mirror assembly December 8, 1987
This invention relates to an improved sun visor assembly particularly adapted for motor vehicle applications. The sun visor assembly includes a mirror which is movable between a stowed position where it is enclosed by the visor, to a withdrawn position where it remains attached to the vi
4707018 Free standing sunshade assembly November 17, 1987
A free standing sunshade assembly particularly adapted to be attached to a motor vehicle which enables a shade member to be retracted or extended in accordance with the needs of the motor vehicle operator. The shade includes a shade housing having an internal sunshade roller which stores
4702519 Vanity mirror October 27, 1987
A vehicle seat assembly is disclosed comprising a vehicle seat; a mirror disposed on the rear side of the seat, a cover for the mirror and a means for mounting the cover to the assembly. A second embodiment is disclosed wherein a light is disposed on the rear side of the seat. Preferably
4681366 Vanity mirror or vehicle accessory assembly and mounting apparatus therefor July 21, 1987
A vehicle seat assembly is disclosed, comprising a vehicle seat; a mirror disposed on the rear side of the seat; and preferably a cover for the mirror with a means for mounting the cover to the assembly. A second embodiment is disclosed wherein a light is disposed on the rear side of
4620742 Visor detent November 4, 1986
Wrap around spring detent sun visor arm for automotive vehicle capable of holding any adjusted visor use position with required torque resistance and with supplemental raised storage torque resistance, all torque resistance being provided by wrap around spring engagement with a visor
4587695 Snap-in latch mounting brackets May 13, 1986
Snap-in installation double latch release bracket for retaining passenger car cargo cover end caps.
4571888 Vent window latch February 25, 1986
Manually operable vent window latch for passenger cars having vertical guide tracks with ratchet retention track including lost motion resiliently biased latch to assure top seal retention in raised latched position.
4566649 Conversion control for combination VSI and ALR retractor January 28, 1986
Combination vehicle sensitive inertia and automatic locking retractor responsive to full extraction and slight retraction of retractor webbing to establish automatic locking mode and responsive to partial retraction beyond operative connection extension to establish vehicle sensitive
4566160 End release inverse clevis buckle January 28, 1986
A safety belt buckle wherein a conventional latch for engaging an apertured tongue of a conventional connector is pivotally seated within the base loop of an inverse clevis having an opening for insertion of the tongue and a solid transverse interior surface confining the engaged end of
4552319 Combination VSI and ALR retractor November 12, 1985
Combination vehicle sensitive and automatic locking retractor responsive to full extraction of retractor webbing to establish automatic locking mode and responsive to full retraction to establish vehicle sensitive inertia mode.
4502674 Automobile compartment cover with drop panel March 5, 1985
A cover for an automobile compartment, such as the window-exposed rear compartment of a hatchback or station wagon, adapted to extend horizontally over the top of the compartment from a roller mounted behind the rear seat and including a drop panel adapted to conceal any view of the
4413385 Inverse clevis safety belt buckle November 8, 1983
A safety belt buckle wherein a conventional latch for engaging an apertured tongue of a conventional connector is pivotally seated within the base loop of an inverse clevis having an opening for insertion of the tongue and a solid transverse interior surface confining the engaged end of
4392280 Clevis safety belt buckle July 12, 1983
A high strength safety belt buckle characterized by a clevis attached to one belt end, a connector attached to another belt end releasably held within the clevis by a latch passing through the connector and engaging both sides of the clevis. A first embodiment is suitable for use as a
4385737 Comfort lock release system May 31, 1983
An automatic comfort lock release for an automotive vehicle retractable shoulder belt assuring complete retraction of the shoulder belt upon occupant departure from the vehicle seat. Sensing of automatic lap belt retraction having no comfort lock feature is employed to release the co
4385424 Safety belt buckle May 31, 1983
A safety belt buckle comprising a frame detachably coupled with a belt tongue, each secured to the end of a belt, the tongue having a latch opening, the frame having a reaction flange for pivotal engagement with a latch lever having a projection formed for displaceable engagement and
4359237 Static belt loop snubber system November 16, 1982
A vehicle safety belt system including a retractor with a static loop snubber operative to normally freely pass webbing and to lock under predetermined belt load thereby eliminating occupant excursion incident to belt tension on the retractor side of the static loop snubber.
4222601 Automobile compartment cover September 16, 1980
An automobile compartment cover, for use in covering a compartment such as the windowed rear compartment of a hatchback or a station wagon type automotive vehicle, has a variable length elongated hollow cylindrical roller about which is rolled a flexible sheet member. At least one end of
4196720 Solar energy collecting structure April 8, 1980
The structure disclosed includes an air supported transparent membrane which encloses a solar collector unit. The solar unit includes a solar collector element and two angled walls that support and position the element. The solar collector element receives and absorbs solar radiation
4139231 Automobile rear compartment cover February 13, 1979
An automobile rear compartment cover, for use in covering the windowed rear compartment of automotive vehicles such as a hatch back or a station wagon, has an elongated hollow cylinder roller about which is rolled a flexible sheet member and which has a spring loaded pivot device in one
4128029 Support table for circular saw December 5, 1978
A table for a saw has three equal table segments supported on foldable legs. The three segments are spaced from one another by spacer elements and held in position by front and back longitudinal rails and nut and bolt combinations through the spacer elements. The spacer elements hold the
4121604 Rigid frame structure with tensioned membrane cladding October 24, 1978
A plurality of modular dual arch arrangements are aligned to provide the frame for a shelter. Each dual arch module constitutes first and second arches having their bases spaced from one another and leaning towards one another so that their crests rest against one another. The two arches
4121327 Clip ejector for safety seat belt buckle October 24, 1978
A clip ejector rides along a track in a belt buckle. The track is molded onto the inner surface of the cover. The ejector is spring biased into a protracted position. A clip when inserted, contacts two shoulders on the ejector, forcing the ejector back until the clip is latched. On u
4107484 Safety switch August 15, 1978
A safety on-off electrical switch for energizing an electrical apparatus. The safety switch is adapted to be mounted on the electrical apparatus, but may be separate therefrom. The safety switch includes a housing enclosing an on-off switch and an operating member, such as a key which is
4101094 Device for use in emergency locking mechanism for webbing-type safety belts July 18, 1978
A variety of belt locking mechanisms are disclosed, each utilizing a first mechanism responsive to sudden tensioning in the belt to lock it against further withdrawal, and a second involving a pendulum mechanism responsive to sudden changes in vehicle speed to lock the belt. Each belt te
4093204 Sheet cutter, folder and stacker June 6, 1978
A sheet cutting, folding and stacking machine having in series a cradle for supporting the rolls of sheet material to be processed by the machine; a printer; a scray for temporarily storing the sheet material drawn from the roll before it is processed by the other assemblies of the machi
4085552 Work tool stand April 25, 1978
A stand for selectively supporting a work tool, such as a belt sander or the like, in either a vertical or horizontal position. The sanding tool is mounted to a support plate which is pivotally disposed for movement from a first position wherein the tool is supported in a vertical positi
4052775 Safety seat belt buckle October 11, 1977
A self-sufficient three-piece structure constituting an open top metal housing within which there is mounted a pushbutton lever and a V-shaped leaf-type spring between lever and base of housing. A single plastic insert providing a crush resistent wall between base of housing and plas
4041653 Stress relieved air supported structure August 16, 1977
A stress relieved air supported structure having a wall portion including a plurality of relatively elongated panel members joined together by seam means and restrained by harness means; anchor means being provided along the base perimeter of the wall portion; each of the panel members
4029117 Shelter structure June 14, 1977
A collapsible, readily erectable shelter structure in the form of a pyramid having a plurality of fabric panels draped over and connected to a plurality of rigid columns. Each column is hinged at its top to a top plate and extends downwardly and outwardly to form the frame of the pyr
4024679 Air supported structure membrane configuration May 24, 1977
An air supported structure including a wall portion having a membrane configuration comprising a structural substrate to which a plurality of coatings or films have been applied in a manner to provide a membrane configuration having improved heat flow properties, sound and light radi
4022522 Projection screen May 10, 1977
A tailored membrane supported solely by a peripheral frame forms the front panel of a chamber. A source of vacuum or an air blower maintains a pressure in the chamber which differs from that of the ambient atmosphere. As a result, the tailored membrane is either drawn forward or pushed t
4015094 Safety seat belt buckle switch with coil spring contact March 29, 1977
A self-sufficient three-piece structure constituting an open top metal housing within which there is mounted a pushbutton lever and a V-shaped leaf-type spring between lever and base of housing. A single plastic insert providing a crush resistent wall between base of housing and plas
3990651 Safety belt retractor locking device November 9, 1976
A vehicle acceleration sensitive locking device is disclosed for use with a conventional safety belt retractor having a shaft mounted ratchet. The locking device includes a pivotally mounted pawl normally spaced from the ratchet by a preselected distance and an inertial mass pivotally mo
3961585 Cargo net June 8, 1976
A net of the type having a plurality of intersecting straps forming a lattice structure which is adapted to encompass a load to maintain the load on a support or a pallet. The net comprises a top section having diagonally extending interconnecting straps and integral front, rear, and

 
 
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