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Rejean Binet, Joseph A R Cloutier, Anthony C F Edmonds, Harold W Holden, Melvin A McNicol: Explosive compositions based on time-stable colloidal dispersions. C I L, Donald G Ballantyne, November 2, 1982: US04357184 (54 worldwide citation)

A water-in-oil explosive composition based on colloidal dispersions is provided. Unlike conventional emulsion explosive compositions, the microemulsion composition of the invention displays exceptional long term storage stability retaining sensitivity to propagation even in small diameter charges. T ...


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Lechoslaw A M Utracki: Multi-ingredient gas generators. C I L, March 8, 1983: US04376002 (47 worldwide citation)

An improved nitrogen gas generating pyrotechnic composition is provided which consist of a stoichiometric mixture of an alkali metal azide or alkaline earth metal axide fuel and an oxidant consisting of a mixture of at least two metal oxides selected from the oxides of iron, silicon, manganese, tant ...


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David C I Pollock: Method for protecting a bioreactor pressurized head tank against extreme surges of influent waste water. C I L, Donald G Ballantyne, June 9, 1981: US04272379 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided whereby a pressurized long vertical shaft bioreactor is protected against extreme surges of influent waste liquid. The method provides for the transfer of excess waste from the top of the bioreactor head tank to an adjacent collection vessel where, in response to t ...


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John G Barnes, Charles R Murray: Thermoplastic bag. C I L, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 9, 1987: US04672684 (39 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic shipping bag having a thermoplastic inner ply comprising a mesh which permits the packaging of finely powdered materials without releasing unacceptable levels of powders to the atmosphere during or after filling and without requiring significant modification to packaging systems used ...


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Rejean Binet, Chang Hwa Chin, Anthony C F Edmonds, Ming C Lee, Roland Picard: Continuous method and apparatus for the preparation of explosives emulsion precursor. C I L, September 18, 1984: US04472215 (31 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus is provided for the continuous manufacture of a water-in-oil explosive emulsion precursor. Separate streams of the water phase component and the oil phase component are introduced into an in-line motionless mixer. A chosen portion of the output from the mixer is recirculated ...


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Charles R Murray: Thermoplastic sack. C I L, C Brian Barlow, July 14, 1987: US04680207 (23 worldwide citation)

A cold-drawn unbalanced biaxially oriented linear low density polyethylene film having a transverse direction draw ratio selected from greater than 1 to less than 3 and a machine direction draw ratio of less than 6 but greater than the transverse direction draw ratio. The film has enhanced tensile a ...


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Lechoslaw A M Utracki: Azide and doped iron oxide gas generating composition. C I L, Donald G Ballantyne, January 6, 1981: US04243443 (23 worldwide citation)

A nitrogen gas generating composition is provided which consists of a stoichiometric mixture of an alkali metal azide or an alkali earth metal azide and a doped iron oxide of high chemical reactivity. The doped iron oxide contains up to 1.0% by weight of another metal oxide impregnated into its part ...


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David C I Pollock: Method maintaining a constant gas to solids ratio in effluent from a long vertical shaft bioreactor. C I L, Donald G Ballantyne, September 1, 1981: US04287070 (23 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus is provided for maintaining a constant gas-to-solids ratio in the effluent from a long vertical shaft waste treatment bioreactor. In a vertical bioreactor wherein waste is circulated under air-injected oxidation conditions around a loop comprising adjacent downcomer ...


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Gordon K Jorgenson: Primer assembly. C I L, Donald G Ballantyne, January 17, 1984: US04425849 (20 worldwide citation)

A primer assembly is provided for use in vertical boreholes wherein the primer charge is initiated by means of electric blasting caps, the electric caps, in turn, being initiated electromagnetically. A covered, cup-shaped primer assembly contains a toroid transformer element and connected electric b ...


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Gregory J Siminoski, Tadas S Macas: Single stage process for bleaching of pulp with an aqueous hydrogen peroxide bleaching composition containing magnesium sulphate and sodium silicate. C I L, C Brian Barlow, April 10, 1990: US04915785 (20 worldwide citation)

A rapid, single stage process for the bleaching of high yield lignocellulose pulp (mechanical pulp) to enhanced brightness levels with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of magnesium sulphate and sodium silicate, with a substantial reduction in the wasteful, non-bleaching reactions of hydrogen peroxi ...