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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
551,884 Dec. 24, 1895 Fare box and register Frank B. Wagner Cleveland, OH Co-inventors A. Ward Foote and Edward B. Barker were partners in manufacturer Foote & Barker, which made drill presses among other products. Barker Foote & Barker was in business 1891 through 1897, at which point Barker left and was replaced by Foote's father-in-law, Cincinnati banker Pitts H. Burt and the business eventually became the Foote-Burt Co. We cannot confirm that Foote & Barker made this fare box.
    Fare box and register Andrew W. Foote Cleveland, OH  
    Fare box and register Edward B. Barker Cleveland, OH  
1,139,591 May. 18, 1915 Means for guiding a reciprocating non-rotating machine element Grant Sipp Paterson, NJ This patent was seen on a Foote-Burt drilling machine. We assume that Sipp Machine Co. also used it.
1,167,440 Jan. 11, 1916 Variable-speed gearing Grant Sipp Paterson, NJ This patent covers a speed-changing mechanism for a sensitive drill that allows quick speed changes over a wide speed range.
This patent was seen on a Foote-Burt drilling machine. We assume that Sipp Machine Co. also used it.
1,227,828 May. 29, 1917 Drill-press George E. Randles Cleveland, OH Patent covers a downfeed mechanism designed to reduce friction and wear.
D60,978 May. 23, 1922 Design for a combination washing-machine tub and frame Francis M. Case Cleveland, OH
1,520,855 Dec. 30, 1924 Clothes wringer Francis M. Case Cleveland, OH
1,520,887 Dec. 30, 1924 Reversing gearing for clothes wringers George E. Randles Cleveland, OH
1,540,499 Jun. 02, 1925 Washing machine George E. Randles Cleveland, OH
1,682,558 Aug. 28, 1928 Drilling machine Theodore H. Doan Jr. Cleveland Heights, OH Patent covers a drill press frame that is designed for rigidity without being excessively heavy or wide (so that drilling machines can be ganged close together).
1,879,531 Sep. 27, 1932 Machine tool Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH
1,945,535 Feb. 06, 1934 Broaching tool Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH
1,955,775 Apr. 24, 1934 Apparatus for handling work pieces Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH
2,025,070 Dec. 24, 1935 Metal cutting machine Edgar E. Nygren Cleveland, OH
2,063,955 Dec. 15, 1936 Apparatus for machining metal parts Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH Machine for creating pieces having both flat and turned surfaces.
2,088,119 Jul. 27, 1937 Method of machining metallic workpieces Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH Machine for creating pieces having both flat and turned surfaces.
2,157,762 May. 09, 1939 Machine tool William R. Knox Cleveland, OH Invention relates to a "mounting for a tool driving and feeding unit, as, for instance, a drilling, tapping, boring or milling cutter unit."
2,300,389 Oct. 27, 1942 Coolant control and lock for spindle turrets Harry W. Ruppel Cleveland, OH
2,310,259 Feb. 09, 1943 Stock feed for automatic screw machines Harry W. Ruppel Cleveland, OH
2,348,364 May. 09, 1944 Turret actuating mechanism Harry W. Ruppel Cleveland, OH
2,357,428 Sep. 05, 1944 Automatic screw machine Harry W. Ruppel Cleveland, OH
2,751,822 Jun. 26, 1956 Broaching machine with anti-chatter control Bernard P. Schiltz Cleveland, OH
2,782,486 Feb. 26, 1957 Locating pin Roland Eugene Delamater Cleveland, OH "This invention relates broadly to locating pins of the character employed to position work pieces in fixtures, jigs and metal working machines tools..."
2,838,980 Jun. 17, 1958 Continuous broaching machines Walter F. Babcock Cleveland, OH
2,918,720 Dec. 29, 1959 Cutting tool support Roland Eugene Delamater Cleveland, OH "This invention relates broadly to machine tools, and more specifically to improvements in cutting tool bushings adapted for movement into cutter supporting position during the operation of the tool."