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Manufacturers Index - American Machine & Foundry Co. (AMF)

American Machine & Foundry Co. (AMF)
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
1,608,113 Nov. 23, 1926 Chuck Axel G. Lundin Brooklyn, NY
    Chuck George E. Nace Brooklyn, NY  
2,293,053 Aug. 18, 1942 Bandsaw bread-slicing machine Lester Ferenci Brooklyn, NY
2,552,580 May. 15, 1951 Vise having jaws supportable on flat surface of machine tool by spindle adjustable and lockable in plane parallel to said surface Henry Persson Miami, FL This is the well-known Float-Lock vise, which (as of 2017) is still in production as the Wahlstrom Float Lock Drill Press Vise from Penn Tool Co., Inc.
RE23,519 Jul. 01, 1952 Vise having jaws supportable by flat surface of machine tool by spindle adjustable and lockable in plane parallel to said surface Henry Persson Bloomfield, NJ This is the well-known Float-Lock vise, which (as of 2017) is still in production as the Wahlstrom Float Lock Drill Press Vise from Penn Tool Co., Inc.
2,724,295 Nov. 22, 1955 Quick change vise having having jaw supportable on flat surface of a machine tool and a spindle adjustable and lockable in plane parallel to said surface Henry Persson Bloomfield, NJ This patent contains improvements to the Float-Lock vise of patent 2,552,580, which was reissued as 23,519.
2,798,757 Jul. 09, 1957 Article lifting device John Jackson Brooklyn, NY "This invention... is more particularly designed for grasping, lifting and transferring groups of small variable sized articles, such as eggs."
This device was manufactured by an egg handling equipment manufacturer, Precision Eqg Equipment Co., doing business as PEECO. It was originally made under license from American Machine & Foundry Co. In 2014 PEECO was acquired by KUHL Corp., which plans to continue making this invention under the PEECO name.
2,854,613 Sep. 30, 1958 Motor control system Jesse R. Mowery Lancaster, PA "This invention relates to motor control systems, and more particularly to improvements in systems in which an alternating current motor is dynamically braked by the application of D. C. to its windings."
D186,423 Oct. 20, 1959 Radial arm tool for sawing, planing or the like Roger Protas Pittsburgh, PA
    Radial arm tool for sawing, planing or the like Anton Parisson Brentwood, PA  
2,926,709 Mar. 01, 1960 Guard for rotary power cutter Robert C. Kaley Landisville, PA This patent number has been seen on both AMF and DeWalt radial arm saws.
2,942,632 Jun. 28, 1960 Locking structure for power tool setting Harold C. Cassey Landisville, PA