Title:
Welding apparatus
United States Patent D814538


Inventors:
Page, Justin Vaughn (Lloydminster, CA)
Application Number:
29/576675
Publication Date:
04/03/2018
Filing Date:
09/06/2016
Assignee:
Page Justin Vaughn
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1509
Field of Search:
D8/29.1, D8/30, D8/123, D8/133, D15/144, D15/14.1, D15/144.2
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Primary Examiner:
Palasik, Patricia A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Johnston, Michael G.
Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a welding apparatus, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a welding apparatus in a first position showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a top rear perspective view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 showing my new design.

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 showing my new design.

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 showing my new design.

FIG. 5 is a first end elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 showing my new design.

FIG. 6 is a second end elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 showing my new design.

FIG. 7 is a top rear perspective view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 in a second position showing my new design.

FIG. 8 is a top front perspective view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 1 including an orbital welder and a cover in an open position showing my new design.

FIG. 9 is a top rear perspective view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 with the cover in a closed position showing my new design.

FIG. 10 is a top plan view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 showing my new design.

FIG. 11 is a front elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 showing my new design.

FIG. 12 is a first end elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 showing my new design.

FIG. 13 is a second end elevation view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 showing my new design; and,

FIG. 14 is a top front perspective view of the welding apparatus as shown in FIG. 8 with the cover in a closed position showing my new design.