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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Roberto Lombi, Gabriele Perego: Thermoplastic compositions comprising starch and other components from natural origin. Novamont S p A, Brian Cave, January 14, 2003: US06506824 (38 worldwide citation)

Biodegradable thermoplastic compositions comprising a starch component, a cellulose ester or ether, a plasticizer for the starchy phase and of the cellulose and derivatives, and a compatibilizer agent selected from polymers compatible with the cellulose and or starchy component, grafted with aliphat ...


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Leslie L Deck: Method and apparatus for producing repeatable motion from biased piezoelectric transducers. Zygo Corporation, Brian Cave, October 22, 1996: US05568003 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing a repeatable motion profile from a biased piezoelectric transducer (28) in which a first set of stored calibration voltage values corresponding to points in a predetermined voltage profile on the transducer (28) are retrievably accessed from a random access memor ...


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Catia Bastioli, Vittorio Bellotti, Giancarlo Romano, Maurizio Tosin: Laminated film with a starchy matrix and low permeability and methods for its production. Novamont S p A, Brian Cave, January 24, 1995: US05384170 (13 worldwide citation)

A laminated film including at least one first layer of a polymeric material which has a starchy matrix and is insoluble in water or at most expands in water, constituted by destructured starch and an olefinic copolymer and a second layer of a hydrophobic material adhering to the first. Applications ...


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Anastasios Tsonis, Brian J Goldberg, Aaron M Divinsky, Alexander Nicolaou: Method for automatically generating a chenille filled embroidery stitch pattern. Pulse Microsystems, Brian Cave, April 9, 1996: US05506784 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improved method for automatically generating chenille filled embroidery stitch patterns and/or chain stitching in a computer aided design system in which the shape to be filled is a complex polygon. The medial axis of the polygon is determined, concentric polygons are the ...


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Chan Kyoung Cho, Seung Hyuk Shin, Young Beom Choi: Compact disk auto-exchanger and method thereof. Hyundai Electronics, Lawrence G Kurland Esq, Brian Cave, January 23, 2001: US06178153 (2 worldwide citation)

A compact disk auto-exchanger and a method thereof which are capable of more rapidly and accurately moving a compact disk arranged in a magazine to a compact disk player, and loading/unloading the compact disk arranged in a compact disk mechanism into/from the magazine within a limited space. The au ...