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Mcneil John: Providing an oxygen-rich atmosphere in the combustion chamber of a gas-fuelled compression-ignition engine. Finch International, April 12, 2000: GB2342390-A (9 worldwide citation)

Oxygen enriched air, eg from a membrane-type oxygen/nitrogen separator 16, is supplied to the intake of a compression-ignition engine to ensure spontaneous combustion of gaseous fuels without further engine modification. A catalyst 44, eg a platinum group metal catalyst on a ceramic substrate 40, ma ...


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Mcneil John: Combustion of pyrolysis oil and oxygen-enriched air in compression-ignition engines. Finch International, October 25, 2000: GB2349175-A (5 worldwide citation)

Pyrolysis oil, having low calorific value and poor ignition quality, is combusted in an compression ignition engine 1 by direct injection (fig.1) into an oxygen-enriched atmosphere in the combustion chamber. An air separation unit 5 produces oxygen-rich air and nitrogen-rich air. The oxygen-rich air ...


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Basil D Shepherd, David L Shaw: Very high temperature and atmospheric pressure superconducting compositions and methods of making and using same. Finch International, Shoemaker and Mattare, October 15, 2002: US06465739 (2 worldwide citation)

Ceramic compositions which exhibit the phenomenon of superconductivity are disclosed. Methods of making and using the compositions are included. The compositions comprise 1-2-3 ceramic compositions (e.g., Y, Ba, Cu/Ag) with the fourth constituent comprising sulfur, selenium or tellurium. Unexpectedl ...


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Basil D Shepherd, David L Shaw: Ceramic materials and methods of making the same comprising yttrium, barium, silver, and either selenium or sulfur. Finch International, Grady J Stroud Stroud Willink Thompson & Howard Shoemaker & Mattare Frenchick, May 21, 1996: US05518972

Disclosed are ceramic materials and methods of making the same comprising yttrium, barium, silver, and either selenium or sulfur. Those ceramic materials show changes in magnetic susceptibility at around 373.degree. K. with selenium and 195.degree. K. with sulfur.


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Stirling Robert D, Mcneil Liam J: Liquid metal electrical contact compositions and methods of using same. Finch International, February 21, 1996: GB2292388-A

Liquid metal electrical contact compositions are disclosed. Compositions of this invention consist of a metal mixture of first and second Periodic Table Group III metals and a lubricant. A gallium/indium metal mixture is preferred. Preferred lubricants are metal-based, most preferably molybdenum-bas ...


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Shaw David L, Shepherd Basil D: Superconducting ceramics. Finch International, April 17, 1996: GB2294041-A

In a method of conducting electricity utilizing current carriers, electricity is conducted utilizing a ceramic material having a lattice structure, with no observable energy interchange occurring between the current carriers and the lattice and the flow of current generating no observable voltage gr ...


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Shaw David L, Shepherd Basil D: Very high temperature and atmospheric pressure superconducting compositions and methods of making and using same. Finch International, June 25, 1997: EP0779879-A1

Ceramic compositions which exhibit the phenomenon of superconductivity are disclosed. Methods of making and using the compositions are included. The compositions comprise 1-2-3 ceramic compositions (e.g., Y, Ba, Cu/Ag) with the fourth constituent comprising sulfur, selenium or tellurium. Unexpectedl ...


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Zaitseva Galina S: Process for preparing 1-chloromethylsilatrane. Finch International, March 18, 1998: GB2317178-A

1-chloromethylsilatrane having the formula: is produced by reacting triethanolamine with a chloromethyltrialkoxysilane in an alkanol solvent in the presence of potassium hydroxide as a catalyst. The reactants are mixed at room temperature with stirring and the reactor is allowed to proceed for at le ...


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Mcneil John: Combustion de graisses et dhuiles, Combustion of fats and oils. Finch International, Otwoempower, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, February 3, 2000: CA2338436

The invention relates to a method of combusting tallow, and particularly tallow that may be contaminated with the prion protein considered to be responsible for spreading the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) infection in cattle, in a standard high-speed compression ignition engine. The inventi ...