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Raymond A Vincent, Jeffrey J Iott, Randall P Schmitt, John Kirk: Electronic faucet. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Reising Ethington Barnes Kisselle Learman & McCulloch P C, August 14, 2001: US06273394 (104 worldwide citation)

An electronic faucet having a spout, a electronically actuated valve, and a microprocessor-based control circuit for operating the valve to enable or disable water flow through the spout. The microprocessor has a control program which includes a calibration routine that uses an infra-red sensor to d ...


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Jason A McDaniel, Patrick Jonte: Capacitive touch on/off control for an automatic residential faucet. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, November 8, 2005: US06962168 (104 worldwide citation)

A capacitive touch-controlled automatic faucet comprises: a spout, a magnetically latching valve, a proximity sensor, a handle, a capacitive touch-control, and a logical control. The proximity sensor is sensitive to motion of objects within a detection zone of the proximity sensor. The handle determ ...


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Patrick Jonte: Multi-mode hands free automatic faucet. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, December 19, 2006: US07150293 (94 worldwide citation)

A hands-free faucet comprises a proximity sensor, a logical control, a handle including a first touch control, a second touch control, and a mode indicator. The logical control has a manual mode (wherein the proximity sensor is inactive, and water flow is toggled on and off by positioning the handle ...


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Roy T McLamore: Whipstock setting method and apparatus. Masco Corporation, Vinson & Elkins, August 9, 1983: US04397355 (91 worldwide citation)

A whipstock setting apparatus including a whipstock with an anchor-packer connected on its lower end and a cutter releasably connected to the upper end of the whipstock with a fluid line connecting from the bore of the cutter to the anchor-packer for setting of the anchor-packer whereby the whipstoc ...


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Raymond A Vincent, Jeffrey J Iott, Randall P Schmitt, John Kirk: Electronic faucet. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Reising Ethington Barnes Kisselle Learman & McCulloch P C, March 20, 2001: US06202980 (88 worldwide citation)

An electronic faucet having a spout, a electronically actuated valve, and a microprocessor-based control circuit for operating the valve to enable or disable water flow through the spout. The microprocessor has a control program which includes a calibration routine that uses an infra-red sensor to d ...


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Manoogian Alex, Pullen Eric V: Aerator spray attachment for faucets. Masco Corporation, Whittemore Hulbert & Belknap, January 22, 1974: US3786995 (86 worldwide citation)

A combination spray and aerator device for attachment to a faucet to selectively discharge water in the form of a conical spray or an aerated stream. The device includes a housing attached to the faucet by a swivel member through which water is discharged into a chamber in the housing having two out ...


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William Rasor, Gary M Cronce: Article carrier and a bracket therefor. Masco Corporation, E Dennis O Connor, Steven L Permut, Leon E Redman, September 27, 1983: US04406386 (76 worldwide citation)

An article carrier for mounting on a substantially flat exterior surface of a motor vehicle and a bracket for the article carrier. The article carrier has two slats secured to the surface in a spaced apart, parallel relationship. One bracket is removably fastened to each of the slats. A movable fast ...


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Patrick B Jonte, Robert W Rodenbeck, David M Burke, Garry R Marty: Multi-mode hands free automatic faucet. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Baker & Daniels, April 6, 2010: US07690395 (72 worldwide citation)

A hands-free faucet comprises a proximity sensor, a logical control, a handle, a spout, and a touch control operably coupled to at least one of the spout and the handle.


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Amos Gil: Personal hygiene liquids dispenser with an improved valve seat. Masco Corporation, Reising Ethington Learman & McCulloch, October 20, 1998: US05823397 (70 worldwide citation)

A liquid dispenser assembly (10) for personal hygiene liquids includes a container (14) and a dispenser valve (16). Each valve includes a valve plunger (60) with a head (62) having a flexible peripheral skirt (64) that provides increased bypass of liquid upon harder pressing and faster motion of the ...


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Garry R Marty: Valve assembly. Masco Corporation of Indiana, Edgar A Zarins, Steven L Permut, October 20, 1987: US04700928 (70 worldwide citation)

A rotatable valve assembly for a faucet having an interchangable stainless steel plate which forms the interior flow passage of the valving member. The plate is secured to the valving member by depending tabs which engage reinforcement ribs formed in the valving member. The flow plate is of a one-pi ...