Ettlinger Jr Ralph, Beall Glenn L: Modular floor mat. Economics Laboratory, October 7, 1975: US3909996 (150 worldwide citation)

A modular floor mat unit which can be used individually or in combination with adjoining floor mat modules to provide an elevated surface which insulates personnel or materials from the floor surface. The floor mat is a unitary structure comprised of a tread surface integrally attached to the top ed ...

Yueh Wang: Short chain fatty acid sanitizing composition and methods. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, September 13, 1983: US04404040 (114 worldwide citation)

Sanitizing concentrate and "use" compositions comprising aliphatic, short chain fatty acid (i.e., C.sub.6 -C.sub.14 fatty acid), hydrotrope or solubilizer for the fatty acid, hydrotrope-compatible acid so that the concentrate, when diluted with a major amount of water provides a use solution having ...

James L Copeland, Peter J Fernholz, Spencer B Larson, Duane L Salmonson, Michael D Weick: Solid block detergent dispenser. Economics Laboratory, Merchant & Gould, January 17, 1984: US04426362 (100 worldwide citation)

A detergent dispenser (20) for efficiently converting one or more solid block detergent compositions into concentrated detergent solutions is disclosed. A housing (12) configured for mounting to a solid surface defines a substantially enclosed inner cavity (30), and access and discharge ports (32) a ...

Bernard J Heile, Terry J Klos: Method for forming solid detergent compositions. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 17, 1986: US04595520 (82 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for preparing solid alkaline detergent compositions from aqueous emulsions comprising water, a source of alkalinity, a condensed phosphate hardness sequestering agent and a solidifying agent such as anhydrous sodium carbonate, comprising heating said emulsion to hydrate and mel ...

Charles R Anderson, Thomas R Oakes: Compatible enzyme and oxidant bleaches containing cleaning composition. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, December 20, 1983: US04421664 (75 worldwide citation)

Stabilized cleaning compositions comprise a biochemical soil degrading enzyme, a slow release oxidant bleach composition and an effective amount of a reducing agent to prevent the appearance of an enzyme deactivating concentration of oxidant bleach composition permitting the enzyme to degrade bioche ...

Peter J Fernholz, James L Copeland, Richard C Penttila: Cast detergent-containing article and method of using. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, February 11, 1986: US04569781 (62 worldwide citation)

Solid cast detergent-containing articles are produced for use in automatic washing machines. A liquid detergent composition is cast into a mold where it is allowed to solidify. The solid cast detergent, surrounded on all but its upper surface by the mold, is used in automatic washing machines having ...

Kleimola David L, Nystuen Marcus I, Nystuen David L: Electronic detergent dispensing system. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith & Edell, May 6, 1975: US3881328 (61 worldwide citation)

A detergent dispensing system for sequentially and automatically injecting various liquid products (e.g., detergents, fabric conditioners, neutralizers, etc.) into a laundry washing machine. Each liquid product is independently connected to a venturi-aspirator positioned within separate carrier flui ...

C Carol Guilbert, William H Scepanski: Stabilized liquid enzyme-containing detergent compositions. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, January 6, 1981: US04243543 (58 worldwide citation)

Enzyme activity of liquid proteolytic enzyme-containing detergent compositions is stabilized by adding an antioxidant and a hydrophilic polyol and stabilizing the pH of the composition.

Mizuno William G: Treatment of fabrics in machine dryers. Economics Laboratory, March 11, 1975: US3870145 (57 worldwide citation)

Fabrics are treated in machine drying apparatus to reduce static electricity carried by the fabrics, soften the fabrics and improve other fabric properties. A sponge impregnated with a heat softenable solid or semi-solid fabric-conditioning agent is placed within the dryer drum and the fabrics are t ...

Boraas Stan L C, Nystuen Marcus I: Additive control and injection system useful in laundry machine operations. Economics Laboratory, Merchant Gould Smith & Edell, July 30, 1974: US3826113 (53 worldwide citation)

A system for selectively adding a plurality of liquid chemicals to a laundry machine in response to triggering signals from the machine is disclosed. Pumps are provided for pumping chemicals from their shipping drums through conduit means to the washing machine. Control means are associated with thi ...