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Froning Edward C: Intervertebral disc prosthesis and instruments for locating same. Caplan Julian, April 8, 1975: US3875595 (885 worldwide citation)

A collapsible plastic bladder-like prosthesis of the same external form as the nucleus pulposis of an intervertebral disc has a stem through which liquid and/or plastic is introduced to inflate the prosthesis to natural form. The top and bottom have stud-like protrusions which fit into sockets which ...


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Abildgaard William H, Groswith III Charles T: Method and apparatus for casing books and product thereof. Velo Bind, Caplan Julian, July 30, 1974: US3825963 (46 worldwide citation)

In one form of the invention, a case for a book has a spine strip of cover material coated with pressure-sensitive adhesive in the spine area and initially separate covers on either side of the spine area. A pad of resilient material such as polyurethane foam is positioned in the center of the spine ...


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Abildgaard William H, Groswith III Charles T: Method and apparatus for casing books and product thereof. Velo Bind, Caplan Julian, October 14, 1975: US3912304 (39 worldwide citation)

In one form of the invention, a case for a book has a spine strip of cover material coated with pressure-sensitive adhesive in the spine area and initially separate covers on either side of the spine area. A pad of resilient material such as polyurethane foam is positioned in the center of the spine ...


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Dugan Daniel E: Control apparatus for sound reinforcement systems. Caplan Julian, June 4, 1974: US3814856 (31 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus for a sound reinforcement system having plural audio input program microphones installed in a theater or like environment. The ambient sound or noise level in the environment is sensed and is employed to control each microphone individually so that a microphone is activated only ...


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Abildgaard William H, Groswith III Charles T: Cased book using end sheets bound with plastic retainers. Velco Bind, Caplan Julian, September 10, 1974: US3834739 (30 worldwide citation)

An end sheet, which may be reinforced with fabric, paper or other material, is bound along with the pages of the book and the corresponding end sheet for the opposite end of the book by means of plastic strip retainers as disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. 3,730,560. The end sheet is secured to the inside o ...


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Groswith III Charles T, Buan Danilo P: Device and method for casing books. Velo Bind, Caplan Julian, July 30, 1974: US3825964 (29 worldwide citation)

An uncased book, such as shown in U.S. Pat. No. 3,596,929 having end leaves fabricated with pressure sensitive adhesive and protected by release paper is attached to a case of the type having a spine pad also fabricated with pressure sensitive adhesive by the device. A table supports various adjusta ...


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Schlesinger Jill: Hanging shelf with levelling means. Caplan Julian, August 26, 1975: US3901165 (26 worldwide citation)

A shelf has a platform suspended by at least three cords or other flexible suspension means. The upper ends of the cords are gathered in a knot formed with a loop for suspension from a hook. The lower ends of the cords are attached to the platform, two of these cords being attached at, or near, the ...


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Crim Walter W: Telephone and electric cord reel. Caplan Julian, December 10, 1974: US3854017 (22 worldwide citation)

A reel for a telephone or electric cord. A spiral resilient conductor associated with each conductor in the cord. One end of each spiral resilient conductor is attached to the cord spool within the reel and is electrically connected to one of the cord conductors. The other end of each spiral resilie ...


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Abildgaard William H, Groswith III Charles T, Deman Heiko T, Buan Danilo P: Machine for binding books. Velo Bind, Caplan Julian, May 21, 1974: US3811146 (21 worldwide citation)

A machine binds paper punched with apertures spaced at intervals near one margin using two thermoplastic strips, the first having studs at intervals and the second having counterbored holes at the same intervals. The paper is placed on the machine platen with the second strip underlying the paper. T ...


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Wilson Archie P: Loading hoist for boats. Caplan Julian, July 15, 1975: US3894643 (20 worldwide citation)

A hoist is attached to the rear of a vehicle (such as a pick-up truck) to lift a boat from the ground to the top of the vehicle. The hoist has two telescopic members which initially are flat on the ground in extended position. The lower ends of the telescopic members are braced to the vehicle (as by ...