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Corey J McMills: Mechanical coupling assembly for a coaxial cable and method of using same. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, April 22, 1986: US04583811 (231 worldwide citation)

A coupling assembly and a method of connecting and terminating coaxial cable is disclosed herein. The coupling assembly includes a connector body having a mating area for the cable, a driver, means for urging the driver and the body toward each other, a compressive member positioned between the conn ...


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Corey J McMills: Compression pressure indicator. Raychem, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, April 7, 1987: US04655159 (186 worldwide citation)

A compression pressure indicator includes a compression member which is disposed within a termination and is constructed such that when exposed to a pressure above a predetermined pressure a portion of the compression member protrudes from the termination thus indicating that optimum pressure has be ...


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Corey J McMills, John S Mattis, James C Milroy: Method and apparatus for sealing a coaxial cable coupling assembly. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Ira D Blecker, June 23, 1987: US04674818 (180 worldwide citation)

A hollow, cylindrically shaped, elastically deformable sealant member is disposed over external threads of a mounting unit, and subsequently a driver element having internal threads matable with the external threads is screwed onto the external threads, an elasticity and inside diameter of the seala ...


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Corey J McMills, Dennis C Siden: Heat-recoverable coupling assembly. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, March 17, 1987: US04650228 (173 worldwide citation)

A heat recoverable coupling assembly for substrates having a relatively rigid outer wall, which includes a connector body and a driver member made from a band of heat recoverable material. The connector body includes a mating area for engaging a mating area on the rigid wall of the substrate. The co ...


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John S Mattis: Coaxial connector moisture seal. Raychem, Dennis E Kovach, January 5, 1988: US04717355 (158 worldwide citation)

A plug for sealing an end of a coupling assembly secured to an end of a coaxial cable includes a flange having an end face which has a cross-sectional area substantially less than a cross-sectional area of a threaded portion of the plug, the end face being urged against an end face of the coupling a ...


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Christian A M Debbaut: Apparatus and method for protection of electrical contacts. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Stephen C Kaufman, T Gene Dillahunty, July 15, 1986: US04600261 (118 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for protection of electrical contacts. The protection apparatus ensures that the electrical contacts are protected when they are otherwise located in an adverse environment. To this end, the protection apparatus includes an insulating gel that is characterized by a cone penet ...


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Christian A Debbaut: Apparatus and method for protection of a substrate. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Stephen C Kaufman, Timothy H P Richardson, January 6, 1987: US04634207 (96 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for protection of a substrate, e.g. an electrical contact. The apparatus comprises a support member and an encapsulant which has a cone penetration value of 100 to 350 (10.sup.-1 mm) and an ultimate elongation of at least 200%, and preferably an elastic modulus of less than 1 ...


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Gerlad L Shimirak, Thomas Hunter, Martha F Story, W G Halstead, Paul S Chan, Christopher J Swinmurn: Cable sealing apparatus. Raychem, Dennis E Kovach, October 20, 1987: US04701574 (82 worldwide citation)

A cable end seal and a closure which includes the cable end seal provides a barrier for a junction against water, the junction being in a cable. First and second end seals are disposed adjacent opposite sides of the junction and palced in compression around the cable, the end seals having an outer c ...


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William D Uken, Robert S Dubrow: Sealing member. Raychem, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, May 5, 1987: US04662692 (80 worldwide citation)

A termination block sealing member includes a continuous layer of insulating gel enclosed around its perimeter by a plastic container such that exposed faces of the gel are open, one exposed face being disposed adjacent a termination block, with another exposed face being oriented such that any one ...


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Jean Marie E Nolf, Joris R I Franckx, Jos Doucet: Electrofit fibre optics butt splice. NV Raychem, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, April 3, 1990: US04913522 (72 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an enclosure for a butt splice of optical fibre cables which includes organizer trays for storing the excess lengths of individual optical fibres. The enclosure and trays provide for access to the individual fibres for splicing or repair.