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Michael L Trafton: Electrical connector. Alcoa Fujikura, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski P C, February 2, 1999: US05865638 (108 worldwide citation)

An electrical conductor establishes electrical contact between planar faces of a first terminal and a second terminal. The connector includes a resilient contact plate disposed between the faces, and locking assembly for retaining the terminals in engagement. A sealing gasket may be included, and th ...


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David S Rumpf, Paul R Lemieux: Lightweight oil and gas well proppants. Norton Alcoa, Weil Gotshal & Manges, July 9, 1991: US05030603 (92 worldwide citation)

A lightweight oil and gas well proppant made by simultaneously mixing and compacting a milled calcined kaolin clay powder to form green pellets and then drying, screening and sintering the pellets to form proppant pellets having a specific gravity of 3.0 or less and a conductivity of at least 4,200 ...


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Stowell Zack, Musso David, Stewart Charles, English Evan, D Eramo Chris, Clavelle Adam, Dektor Shandor, Kim Jayeon, Perreira Jen, Shaw Charlie, Velzy Allan: Weight redistribution in freight trucks. Alcoa, HILD Harry A Jr, June 22, 2006: WO/2006/066217 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a weight redistribution system including an axle carrier slideably engaged along a length of a trailer frame, wherein the axle carrier including a threaded fixture and the trailer frame includes parallel longitudinal beams having a plurality of equally spaced openings; ...


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David S Rumpf, Paul R Lemieux: Lightweight proppant for oil and gas wells and methods for making and using same. Norton Alcoa Proppants, Weil Gotshal & Manges, May 1, 1990: US04921820 (62 worldwide citation)

A lightweight oil and gas well proppant made by simultaneously mixing and compacting a mixture of kaolin clay which has been calcined at a temperature low enough to prevent the formation of mullite and crystobalites to an LOI of 12 or less when tested at 1400.degree. C., and amorphous to microcrysta ...


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Brian A DiMarco: Flexible connector assembly for fiber optics. Alcoa Fujikura, Elroy Strickland, March 8, 1994: US05293581 (61 worldwide citation)

A compact adaptor for holding two individual fiber optic connectors in flexible side-by-side positions for future alignment within a common connector housing. The adaptor comprises two clamp members for engaging the connectors on opposite sides thereof. The clamp members each comprise two shallow U- ...


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Thomas A Hall III, Richard T King, Craig S Henderson: Fiber optic adapter shutter door assembly. Alcoa Fujikura, Tracey D Beiriger, March 27, 2001: US06206577 (54 worldwide citation)

A new and unique connector adapter shutter door assembly retrofitable to many existing connector adapters or receptacles which becomes a part of the same by connectedly fitting or snapping into place. The shutter door assembly can be used as a safety device to prevent laser light from escaping when ...


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Cong Thanh Dinh, Mark R Drane: Optical fiber splice closure assembly. Alcoa Fujikura, Hoffmann & Baron, March 18, 2003: US06533472 (53 worldwide citation)

An improved closure assembly for retaining fiber optic cables is disclosed wherein the closure assembly includes end plates having apertures for supporting the cables at the location of entry into the closure assembly. A unique gripping device is provided for retaining each cable with respect to the ...


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Marshall A Klingensmith, Michael J Kinosz, Rick A Borns: Overflow transfer furnace and control system for reduced oxide production in a casting furnace. Alcoa, Grant E Coffield, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, June 7, 2005: US06902696 (52 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring molten metal from a melting furnace to a casting furnace is provided. A sensing and control system for the transfer of molten metal from a transfer furnace to a casting furnace is also described. The combination of the transfer apparatus with the sensing and control sys ...


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