Machine Tool Safety Patents For Sale

Whirlwind Tool Company founder and inventor David Butler has announced that he is selling his US Patents for disruptive technology related to machine tool safety. Patents US 8,082,825 and US 8,336,432 will stop machines in less than one second when his system senses a dangerous condition. Published patent application US 2015/0212512 A1 is also for sale. This patent application relates to (IoT: read more) data logging of machine tool safety practices which can be monitored and controlled remotely. This US patent is expected to issue in 2019 and will have a major impact on global workers-insurance industry for years to come. The Whirlwind systems are non-destructive. The machine can be immediately restarted and the operator learns of an unsafe operation of the machine. Whirlwind website visits number over a million hits and inquiries reflect a global demand for products from major and small business, governments, schools and individuals.

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CPSC Hazard Screening Report

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Hazard Screening Report

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This report includes an index of the size of the overall injury and death problem associated with Power Tools and Workshop Equipment. Information presented includes injury, death and cost data for the entire class of products as well as frequency of emergency room-treated injuries since 1997.

Figure 3. Estimated Cost Index in Millions of Dollars, Power Tools and Workshop Equipment, by Total Costs, is a summary graphic excerpted below.

CPSC Hazard Screening Report

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