Albert W Chau: Electronic guidance system and method for locating a discrete in-ground boring device. UTILX Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, December 17, 1996: US05585726 (119 worldwide citation)

A guidance system for a drill tool (60) comprising a primary navigation package (80) and a secondary navigation package (74). The primary navigation package contains a triaxial magnetometer and a triaxial accelerometer. The set of signals produced by the triaxial magnetometer and triaxial accelerome ...

Glen J Bertini, William R Stagi: Method and apparatus for blocking pathways between a power cable and the environment. Utilx Corporation, Christensen O&apos Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, February 11, 2003: US06517366 (47 worldwide citation)

A cable connector, connector apparatus and method for introducing fluid to a cable. The cable connector, connector apparatus and method configured to form an electrically resistive barrier between components internal to the connector and the environment surrounding the connector after the introducti ...


Keith Lanan, Albert W Chau, William R Stagi: Cable connector with fluid injection port. Utilx Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, May 25, 1999: US05907128 (27 worldwide citation)

A device for repairing and electrically connecting at least two sections of electrical cable includes an elongate connector, for example a tube, having two open ends that are each adapted to receive an end of an electrical cable section. The cable connector has an interior wall longitudinally dividi ...




Glen J Bertini, Kim Jenkins, Keith Lanan: Connections and terminations for cables. Utilx Corporation, Christensen O&apos Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, December 3, 2002: US06489554 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for connecting flow-through cables. Flow-through cables have a conduit or a plurality of conduits longitudinally placed inside the cable to allow fluid passage. Special terminators, joints, and methods for installing these devices are described herein. One method for connectin ...

Glen J Bertini: Method of suppressing supersaturation in underground electrical cables. UTILX Corporation, Christensen O Connor, Johnson Kindness PLLC, December 19, 2000: US06162491 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing the dielectric properties of an electrical cable having a central stranded conductor encased in a polymeric insulation. The cable defines an interstitial void space (v.sub.1) between the strands of the conductor. The volume (v.sub.2) of a dielectric enhancement fluid required ...