Patents and Trademarks

Any product, process or technology described here may be the subject of intellectual property rights reserved by Martin Engineering Company. Trademarks or service marks designated with the ® symbol are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be proprietary in one or more countries or regions. Other trademarks and service marks belonging to Martin Engineering Company in the United States and/or other countries or regions may be designated with the “TM” and “SM” symbols. Brands, trademarks and names of other parties, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to or endorsed by Martin Engineering Company, are identified wherever possible.

In addition to the trademarks and patents listed below, check out our Famous Firsts at:

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Registered Trademarks — United States

  • Boot-Lift®
  • Cougar®
  • CleanScrape®
  • EVO®
  • Mr. Blade®
  • Martin®
  • MartinPLUS®
  • THINK CLEAN®
  • Vibrolator®

Common Law Trademarks — United States

  • ApronSeal™
  • Dust Fighter™
  • Foundations™
  • Inertial Flow™
  • Maximizer™
  • Production Done Safely™
  • QC™
  • QB1™
  • R.O.C.S.™
  • Return On Conveyor Safety™
  • SAF2™
  • Safety First™
  • SQC2S™
  • Tracker™
  • Total Material Control™
  • Trac-Mount™
  • Twist™
  • Vibroller™
  • Vibrotor™
  • Walk the Belt™
  • Washbox™

Active Patents

Below are the current U.S. patents held by Martin Engineering.

PATENT NUMBER PRODUCT STATUS COUNTRY
D739635S1 Martin® QB1™ Cleaner Active USA
D740514S1 Martin® QB1™ Cleaner Active USA
6321901 Martin® QC2™ Cleaner Active USA
7798310B2 Martin® BD Cleaner Active USA
7424945B2 Martin® SHD Cleaner Active USA
6439373B1 Martin® SHD Cleaner Active USA
7428960B2 Martin® O2 Cleaner Active USA
6929112B2 Martin® O2 Cleaner Active USA
7216756B2 Martin® PV Spring Tensioner Active USA
8172076B2 Martin® ApronSeal™ Double Skirting Active USA
6557697B1 Martin® Self Adjusting Skirting Active USA
6575294 Martin® Self Adjusting Skirting Active USA
7571802B2 Martin® Self-Adjusting-L Skirting Active USA
7207431B1 Martin® Carryback Capture System Active USA
6131726 Martin® Tracker™ Active USA
7967129B2 Martin® Idler Aligner Active USA
8474608B2 Martin® Conveyor Guards Active USA
8678181B2 Martin® Return Roller Guard Active USA
7779987B2 Martin® Carryback Gauge Active USA
9139367B2 EVO® HD Load Zone Active USA
7971705B2 EVO® Return Roller Active USA
8006830B2 EVO® External Wear Liner Active USA
D617521S1 EVO® Stringer Active USA
D608519S1 EVO® Dust Cap Active USA
8408385B2 EVO® Mount Bracket Active USA
7273205 Martin® Tornado Air Cannon Active USA
7837062B2 Martin® Hurricane Air Cannon Active USA
D723658S1 Martin® SMART™ Series Jet Nozzle Active USA
8236235B2 Martin® Removable Nozzle Active USA
6966751 Cougar® Whirlwind™ High-Frequency Turbine Vibrator Active USA
028819B1 Martin® PV Cleaner Active USA
7308980B2 QR1 Belt Cleaner Active USA
7472784B2 QR1 Belt Cleaner Active USA
7461736B2 Multi Durometer Belt Cleaner Blade Active USA
7669708 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
7556140B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
7571802B2 Martin® Self Adjusting Skirting Active USA
6374990B1 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
6591969B2 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
6401911B1 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
6374991 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
6575292B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
5816388 Martin® Self Adjusting Skirting Active USA
6986418 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
7131525B2 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
6439373B1 Martin® SHD Cleaner Active USA
7007794B2 Multi Durometer Belt Cleaner Blade Active USA
D543670 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
D547523 PAC S Belt Cleaner Arm Active USA
7300195 Compaction Table Active USA
7556421B2 Compaction Table Active USA
7775341B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
7740126B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
7740127B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
8037997B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
8069971B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
7207431B1 Martin® Carryback Capture System Active USA
8408385 EVO® Stringer System Active USA
D632045S1 Martin® Pin Latch Cleaner Active USA
8205741B2 PAC S Belt Cleaner Active USA
8267239B2 PAC P Belt Cleaner Active USA
8474608B2 Martin® Conveyor Guards Active USA
8245836B2 Martin® Pin Latch Cleaner Active USA
8393459B2 Martin® Replaceable Tip Active USA
8904594B2 Martin®Automatic Slide Gate for Thermo Safety Shield Active USA
9101959B2 Vibrator Weights Active USA
D702013S1 Martin® Replaceable Tip Active USA
D702014S1 Martin® Replaceable Tip Active USA
9139367B2 EVO® High Speed Impact Cradle Active USA
9038491B2 Vibrator Weights Active USA
D739635 Martin® QB1™ Cleaner HD - Blade Base Member Active USA
D748 885 Martin® QB1™ Cleaner HD - Blade Active USA

Expired Patents

Below are the expired U.S. patents held by Martin Engineering and our Founder, Edwin F. Peterson.

PATENT NUMBER DESCRIPTION APPLICATION DATE COUNTRY
US2528319A Vibration Producing Means 10/3/1945 USA
US2480603A Machine Vibrator
Famous First - Vibrolator® ball-type Industrial Vibrator
6/26/1946 USA
US2518250A Machine Vibrator
Famous First - Martin® Vibroller™ and the Martin® Vibrotor™ Vibrators
5/27/1948 USA
US2535596A Machine Vibrator 11/2/1948 USA
US2637881A Coremaking Machine 1/22/1949 USA
US2669769A Method of Making Core Box Vent Plugs 9/10/1949 USA
US2607968A Sand Blowing Tube for Core-making Machines 10/3/1949 USA
US2677160A Core Box Dowel Pin 11/16/1949 USA
US2687559A Blow Tube for Core Boxes 2/28/1950 USA
US2659119A Wear Resisting Insert for Core Making Apparatus 6/15/1950 USA
US2778589A Supporting Pad for Hot Flat Irons 2/18/1952 USA
US2761186A Blow Tube for Core Blowing Machine 4/24/1952 USA
US2778612A Vibratory Mechanism 8/9/1952 USA
US2778230A Positive Drive Vibratory Mechanism 8/9/1952 USA
US2793009A Machine Vibrator
Famous First - Brute External Motor-Driven Vibrator
12/2/1954 USA
US2911691A Spray Head Core Box Blow Tube 8/29/1955 USA
US2917290A Vibrator 4/25/1957 USA
US2933786A Blow Tube for Core Blowing Machines 5/13/1957 USA
US2953282A Motor Driven Vibrator 6/19/1957 USA
US2945386A Magnetically Impelled Ball Vibrator 3/10/1958 USA
US3112016A Mounting Blocks for Vibratory Mechanisms 12/5/1958 USA
US3095619A Method and Means for Sealing Adjacent Coacting Closure Surfaces of Cavity Contouring Structures 12/16/1958 USA
US2999393A Vibrator
Famous First - Big Shake Vibrator
2/13/1959 USA
US3047752A Air Cooled Motor Vibrator 6/11/1959 USA
US2958227A Vibrator System 8/20/1959 USA
US3076346A Vibrator Housing 8/28/1959 USA
US3003733A Mounting Means Especially for Vibrators 1/7/1960 USA
US3102309A Core Box Sealing Strip and Method of Attachment 3/28/1960 USA
US3036819A Plural-Container and Mixer Means 4/25/1960 USA
US3036471A Epicyclic Vibrator 4/25/1960 USA
US3036658A Drive and Lubricating System for Vibrators 4/25/1960 USA
US3074129A Core Box Seal Strip 6/13/1960 USA
US3104432A Blow Tube and Method of Making Same 9/21/1960 USA
US3036527A Rotary Device with Access Port 10/20/1960 USA
US3180365A Resilient Wear Resistant Blow Tube 8/9/1961 USA
US3134272A Vibrator 1/30/1961 USA
US3107889A Vibrator Mounting 3/2/1961 USA
US3177731A Air Cooled Vibrator 4/20/1961 USA
US3134564A Vibrator Mount 7/31/1961 USA
US3185323A Shaker Apparatus 8/9/1961 USA
US3237505A Mounting of Vibrators 6/20/1963 USA
US3237896A Mounting Means for Vibrators 8/1/1963 USA
US3200479A Method of Making a Sand Retaining Blow Tube 8/5/1963 USA
US3266102A Bodily Actuable Core Box Seal 4/14/1964 USA
US3355957A Rotary Vibrator and Mount Therefor 8/23/1965 USA
US3491825A Seal Means for Cooperative Contacting Surfaces in Core Boxes 1/18/1968 USA
US3498651A Driving Connection 2/3/1969 USA
US3572641A Rotary Vibrator with Adjustable Weight Means 2/3/1969 USA
US3661197A Corebox and Seal 2/9/1970 USA
US3788527A Quick-release Aerator for Introducing High Pressure Air into a Container to Facilitate Dispensing
Famous First - Big Blaster Air Cannon
1/22/1973 USA
US4249650A Belt Cleaner Mounting Arrangement 
Famous First - Martin® Trac-Mount Belt Cleaner
10/22/1979 USA
USRE31249E Conveyor Skirt Board and Holder 11/2/1981 USA
US4598823A Conveyor Belt Cleaner 2/13/1984 USA
US4643293A Conveyor Belt Cleaner 2/18/1986 USA
US4676402A Quick Release Aerator 4/4/1986 USA
US4658949A Conveyor Belt Scraper Blade 9/2/1986 USA
US4790428A Conveyor Belt Guide Rollers 2/9/1987 USA
US4898272A Conveyor Belt Support Mechanism
Famous First - Guardaseal™
4/20/1989 USA
US4917231A Constant Angle Conveyor Belt Cleaner
Famous First - “CARP” Constant Angle / Constant Area Radial Pressure Blade Design
4/20/1989 USA
US4925434A Torsiconal Tensioning Device 8/31/1989 USA
US5016747A Barrier Seal for Conveyor Skirtboard 6/21/1990 USA
US5310042A Conveyor Belt Stripper 6/10/1993 USA
US5385507A Twist Tensioner with Selectively Engageable Coupling 11/4/1993 USA
US5413208A Conveyor Belt Scraper Blade 7/1/1994 USA
US5833205A Vibrator Mounting Arrangement 1/18/1996 USA
US5816388A Pressure Arm for Floating Skirt in Conveyor 5/5/1997 USA
US6131726A Belt Steering Assembly for Centering Conveyor Belts 5/28/1997 USA

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