Title:
Portable blowing machine hood having a feeder tray for blowing loose fill
United States Patent D633612
Inventors:
Hartzell, Bruce (Mickelton, NJ, US)
Bondi, Joseph (Devon, PA, US)
Hartel, Matthew (Plymouth Meeting, PA, US)
Steele, Karen Lee (Downington, PA, US)
Pacana, Dave (Spring City, PA, US)
Application Number:
29/333889
Publication Date:
03/01/2011
Filing Date:
03/17/2009
Assignee:
CertainTeed Corporation (Valley Forge, PA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2304
Field of Search:
D23/383, D23/370, 406/136, 428/34.1, 428/35.2, 241/60, 241/80, 239/68
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
Certainteed Corporation, Machine Comparison: Distance from Hopper Opening to Agitator bars; trade literature; “Atticat” and “Green Fiber” designs.
Primary Examiner:
Lichtenstein, Lisa P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Duane Morris LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a portable blowing machine hood having a feeder tray for blowing loose fill, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1: is a front, right side perspective view of the blowing machine hood according to our design;

FIG. 2: is a rear, right side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3: is a rear plan view thereof;

FIG. 4: is a right side plan view thereof;

FIG. 5: is a front, left side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 6: is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7: is a top left side perspective view thereof.

The broken lines showing the knife slot for cutting packaged bags of loose fill insulation and a left side viewing window form no part of the claimed design.