Patents

The United States patent office has acknowledged the innovative nature of Vectra's unique designs by awarding approximately 30 patents. These patents govern the way the products look and function, ensuring your Vectra gym will provide a wide range of fundamental, and biomechanically correct exercises, to work both the upper and lower body. The following list of established Vectra Patents is not fully indicative of all of Vectra's innovations. Each patent consists of multiple claims which are too many to list here.

Vectra Patents as of 5/2012:

RE34,572 Exercise machine with multiple exercise stations (1500, reissue of 4,809,972)

4,900,018 Exercise machine with multiple exercise stations (1500 continuation)

4,986,538 Multi-station exercise machine with multi-exercise press station (1200)

5,336,148 Machine for performing press exercises (3500 press)

5,378,216 Adjustment system for exercise machines (B'fly cams)

5,395,295 Apparatus for performing leg extensions and curl exercises (3500 initially)

5,462,510 Single Effort, Double Action Exercise Bench

5,605,523 Multiple Station Single stack Weight Lifting Apparatus with Direct Lift Press

5,672,143 Exercise station for leg exercises (C-1)

5,779,601 Compact Multi-station Exercise Machine (C-1)

6,482,135 Apparatus and methods for exercise machines having balancing loads

6,508,748 Actuator assemblies for adjustment mechanisms of exercise machines

6,582,346 Cable & pulley devices having intermediate tension isolators.

6,994,660 Exercise machines having balancing loads

7,150,701 Cable & pulley devices having intermediate tension isolators.

7,255,665 Actuator assemblies for adjustment mechanisms of exercise machines

7,303,514 Apparatus and methods for moveable exercise benches

7,597,654 Apparatus and methods for moveable exercise benches

7,695,418 Exercise bench with integral braking wheels that automatically engage and disengage

7,846,075 Exercise assemblies having self-adjusting pad devices

7,909,742 Actuator assembly that simultaneously enables horizontal and vertical adjustment

7,922,631 Adjustment assembly to enable support member to project at plurality of positions

7,998,036 Functional training exercise apparatus and methods

8,128,538 Exercise Assemblies having foot-retaining apparatus

8,251,877 Systems and methods for functional training exercises having function-specific user interface

D320,246 Butterfly station for exercise machine

D320,247 Multi-station exercise machine

D320,248 Frame assembly for multi-station exercise machine

D329,563 Storage rack for dumbbells

D454,168 Exercise Apparatus

D457,581 Exercise Apparatus

D460,508 Pad assemblies for exercise apparatus

D462,731 Pad assemblies for exercise apparatus

D576,230

D576,231

D576,232

D576,233

D576,234

CN1,309,738

CN2,023,972

J3,117,451

Other U.S. and foreign patents pending.

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