Waterjet Technology for the Marine and Industrial environments

Patents

Waterjet Robotics enjoys significant barriers to entry from its proprietary technologies and broad patents.  The Company has been assigned the following patents and exclusive licenses;

U.S. Patent - Apparatus and method for removing coatings from the hulls of vessels using ultrahigh pressure water - dated May 13, 1997;

U.S. Patent - Expansion of a previous patent for an apparatus and method for removing coatings from the hulls of vessels using ultra-high-pressure water - dated December 15, 1998;

U.S. Patent - Further expansion of patents for an apparatus and method for removing coatings from the hulls of vessels using ultra-high-pressure water - dated July 30, 2002;

U.S. Patent - A mobile robot for cleaning, stripping, reconditioning, or refurbishing, a coating on a metal work piece has a remote controlled power module for locomotion and working head for removing coating an utilizing an air gap magnetic system for adhesion - dated June 2003.  In addition, in 2003 application was made for PCT international paten protection.  In 2004 the Company was awarded patent protection in Japan, Singapore and seventeen European countries;

U.S. Patent - Further expansion of patents for an apparatus and method for removing coating from the hulls of vessels using ultra-high-pressure water including both magnetic and vacuum adhesion retroactive to 1995 - patent approval dated July, 22, 2003;

U.S. Patent - Ultra-high-pressure water jet ring with angled nozzles and a conical disperasion pattern capable of operating at 60,000 psi covering a swath of up to six inches - dated August 12, 2003. 

 

Trademarks and Patents

Ultrasweep® and Envirobot®. 

Waterjet Robotics U.S.A., LLC holds the United States Patent and Trademark Office registered trademark for Envirobot® and our Ultrasweep® process;

Registration number 3,554,051.  For: Specialize metal surface preparation services, namely, reduction of surface coating and the removal of surface coatings, in class 40 ( U.S. CLS. 100, 103 and 106)

Our Ultrasweep® process is only available through the technology developed for the ENVIROBOT®.  Using the Ultrasweep® process allows for selective removal of coating layers.  Ultrasweep® provides ultimate flexibility in maintenance specifications with the ability to remove one or more layers of coating layers.  Our Ultrasweep® will automatically spot blast areas of coating breakdown, poor  adhesion or corrosion to a WJ-2 (near white metal blast equivalent) standard.