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Arthur R Shirley Jr, Keith D Cochran, Terence B Lynch, Russell I Derrah, Sayeeda J Quadir, Zdzislaw M Tulimowski: Multi-stage process for continuous coating of fertilizer particles. ICI Canada, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 18, 1993: US05211985 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for continuously producing polymer coated particles, and in particular, a polymer coated fertilizer, wherein the coating material used is, for example, an aqueous film forming latex. The coating process is conducted with a plurality of fluidized beds, connected in series, und ...


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Sek K Chan, Steven J Graham, Ian J Kirby, Graeme A Leiper: Hybrid inflator. Imperial Chemical, ICI Canada, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 2, 1995: US05411290 (27 worldwide citation)

A hybrid inflator for a gas bag safety restraint system for use in a motorized vehicle comprises a compressed supply of stored gas heated by means of a gasless pyrotechnic material in sheet form. The sheeted pyrotechnic material may advantageously be located within the compressed gas storage vessel ...


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Sek K Chan, Graeme A Leiper, Steven J Graham: Gas generator ignited by lamina or film. Imperial Chemical, ICI Canada, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 4, 1994: US05351619 (24 worldwide citation)

A vehicle occupant safety restraint gas generator is provided in which the ignition system for the propellant comprises a pyrotechnic layer (22), e.g. a reactive film, preferably comprising a substrate of oxidizing polymeric film such as polytetrafluoro-ethylene (PTFE) having at least a portion of i ...


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Melvin A McNicol, Fortunato Villamagna, J P Michel Couture: Prill coating. ICI Canada, ICI Explosives USA, Charles Q Buckwalter, October 3, 1995: US05454889 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to intimately combining petroleum products with ammonium nitrate prills forming a coating thereon, whereby said coating is tackified and free flowing.


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Jean Luc Arpin, Rejean Aube, John A Conkling: Detonators comprising a high energy pyrotechnic. ICI Canada, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 31, 1999: US05945627 (13 worldwide citation)

In-hole and surface detonators are provided which are essentially free from primary explosives. The detonators utilize a high energy pyrotechnic mixture of a fuel and an oxidizer for initiation of a base charge enclosed in the detonator, or for the initiation of an adjacent shock tube. Improved safe ...


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Graham Steven John, Chan Sek Kwan, Leiper Graeme Allan: Gas generator.. Ici, Ici Canada, September 23, 1992: EP0505024-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

A vehicle occupant safety restraint gas generator is provided in which the ignition system for the propellant comprises a pyrotechnic layer (22), e.g. a reactive film, preferably comprising a substrate of oxidizing polymeric film such as polytetrafluoro-ethylene (PTFE) having at least a portion of i ...


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George G Kelly, Mario LeCompte: Signal tube and detonator cord connector. ICI Canada, Charles Q Buckwalter, June 11, 1996: US05524547 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an improved connector comprising a first and second holding means for pressure fitting a detonating cord and shock tube in a substantially orthogonal pressure fitting relationship.


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Chan Sek Kwan, Kirby Ian John, Graham Steven John, Leiper Graeme Allan: Hybrid inflator.. Ici, Ici Canada, September 8, 1993: EP0559335-A2 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a hybrid inflator for a gas bag safety restraint system for use in a motoroised vehicle wherein a compressed supply of stored inert gas is heated by means of a pyrotechnic material (12, 32) in sheet form. The sheeted pyrotechnic material (12, 32) may advantageously be located ...


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Horst Fritz Marz: Progressive cavity pump with tamper-proof safety. ICI Canada, Gerald A Gowan, July 14, 1998: US05779460 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved progressive cavity (pc) pump is provided. In a first aspect, the pc-pump comprises a rotor connected to a motor via a drive shaft that is isolated from the material flowing through the suction chamber of the pump, thereby preventing the pumped material from reaching the joints of the dri ...


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Paul Dubelsten, Christopher J Kanters, John R Du Manoir: Two-stage peroxide bleaching process using different amounts of peroxide on different portions of mechanical pulp. ICI Canada, C Brian Barlow, June 2, 1992: US05118389 (11 worldwide citation)

A continuous two-stage peroxide bleaching process operated in a single bleach plant for producing a bleached pulp of high brightness, having a second stage bleaching step using a high charge of peroxide followed by a washing stage to recover the residual liquor containing a substantial amount of the ...