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Willie W Jordan: Reagent pack and carousel. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, Clifford A Dean, July 18, 1989: US04849177 (100 worldwide citation)

A multiple dose reagent pack and corresponding carousel for an automated analyzer are disclosed. The reagent pack contains a plurality of vial-receiving wells which receive and hold a plurality of reagent-containing vials to form a unitary reagent pack. The carousel contains a plurality of radially ...


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Jon C Goldman, Robert E Rappaport: Gas control system for chemical vapor deposition system. Thermco Products Corporation, George R Clark, Neil M Rose, Clifford A Dean, January 18, 1983: US04369031 (99 worldwide citation)

A gas flow control system in which several constituent gases are mixed and the mixture delivered through controlled injectors to a processing zone. Mass flow controllers control the injector flows with one of the controllers being a master and the other being slaved to provide a selected percentage ...


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Robert C Hollar, Tung Ming Huang: Unitized reagent containment system for clinical analyzer. Abbott Laboratories, Daniel W Collins, Clifford A Dean, Robert W Stevenson, June 12, 1990: US04933147 (80 worldwide citation)

Improvements in apparatus for performing an assay to determine the presence or amount of a substance in a test sample, which apparatus comprises means for dispensing one or more reagents from containment means therefor into a reaction vessel and means for dispensing the sample from a sample containe ...


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John E Ogden: Induction welding apparatus and method. Abbott Laboratories, Clifford A Dean, Robert E Wexler, September 10, 1991: US05047605 (65 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for welding or thermally bonding parts of thermoplastic material by subjecting a die to high frequency electromagnetic radiation to effect heating thereof and heating of thermoplastic parts in contact with the heated die. The die is continuously cooled to permit rapid cooling ...


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Gordon S Carlson: Electric blanket safety circuit. Sunbeam Corporation, Neil M Rose, Clifford A Dean, Robert J Fox, March 13, 1984: US04436986 (61 worldwide citation)

A safety circuit for deenergizing an electric blanket of the type utilizing a positive coefficient resistance material as the heating element positioned between a pair of spaced conductor wires. The circuit includes one or more gas tubes with parallel resistances connected across the conductor wires ...


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Robert Lee Artin: Slicing and shredding apparatus. Oster Corporation, George R Clark, Neil M Rose, Clifford A Dean, June 20, 1978: US04095751 (46 worldwide citation)

An appliance for slicing and shredding vegetables, fruits, cheeses and other food products having an improved safety interlock wherein the cover for the receptacle in which the slicing and shredding is performed includes means for completing the mechanical coupling between the motor and the slicing ...


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Peter Jacob Ernster, William Joseph Collins, George Henry Schaefer: Multi-purpose kitchen appliance. Oster Corporation, George R Clark, Neil M Rose, Clifford A Dean, January 31, 1978: US04071789 (44 worldwide citation)

A multi-purpose kitchen appliance for performing the functions of food mixing, blending, and the grinding or chopping of food. A power unit includes a low speed and a high speed power delivery shaft at the upper end thereon which are connectable alternatively to a blender vessel or a transversely ex ...


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Jerry P Gronwick, Robert J Augustine: Coffee brewing apparatus. Sunbeam Corporation, George R Clark, Neil M Rose, Clifford A Dean, January 24, 1978: US04069751 (44 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for brewing small quantities of coffee in a receptacle which may be used for a drinking mug or serving vessel, the brewing portion of the apparatus being detachably mounted so that a portion thereof extends within the mug and including a brewing basket and liner adapted to utilize a dispos ...


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Bernard G Alzner: Kink-resistant medical tubing and catheters. Abbott Laboratories, A Nicholas Trausch, Clifford A Dean, May 26, 1992: US05116652 (40 worldwide citation)

Medical tubing is extruded from a composition of a divalent metal ionomer, polyamide and polyurethane, preferably in the ranges of 60-80% of ionomer, 10.gtoreq.25% polyamide and 10-20% polyurethane. After extrusion the tubing may be sterilized with ethylene oxide or gamma irradiation. The tubing is ...


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Farees U Khaja, Robert O Ernest, Jerry P Gronwick, Howard A Bristol: Split barrel electric hair curler/styler. Sunbeam Corporation, Clifford A Dean, Neil M Rose, Robert J Fox, October 23, 1984: US04479047 (38 worldwide citation)

An electrically heated curler/styler includes an elongated handle having a rotatable elongated longitudinally split heating barrel projecting from the forward end thereof and defining a longitudinal space, open at its forward end, between the split portions of the barrel. A non-rotatable elongated f ...