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William J Barz, Thomas L Coon, Michael J Czaplicki: Structural reinforcement system for automotive vehicles. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, October 22, 2002: US06467834 (118 worldwide citation)

An automotive vehicle frame reinforcement system has a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle frame, such as a roof or pillar section. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on the skeleton member. Once the system is attached to the frame, the foam ...


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Lindy Brennan, Goran Bajic, Lucas Fernandez, Valerija Drobnajakovic: Automotive vehicle seating comfort system. W E T Automotive Systems, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, February 22, 2005: US06857697 (103 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an automotive vehicle seating comfort system for providing heating, cooling, ventilation or a combination thereof to an individual in an automotive car seat. The system typically includes an insert, a blower and a tubular structure for providing fluid communication between the ins ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, David D Apfel: Expandable pre-formed plug. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, July 23, 2002: US06422575 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an expandable pre-formed plug that is suitable for sealing and/or structurally reinforcing a structure having surfaces defining a space therebetween. The plug is comprised of at least an expandable inner core having an outer surface and a transportable outer skin ...


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Goran Bajic, Lindy Brennan, Brennon Lewis White, Anne Patrice Liss, Lucas Fernandez, Valerija Drobnjakovic, Marinko Lazanja: Automotive vehicle seat insert. W E T Automotive Systems, Johnson Controls Technology Company, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, May 17, 2005: US06893086 (100 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an insert suitable for placement within a seat of an automotive vehicle. The insert preferably includes multiple layers, one of which includes a heater for providing an occupant of the seat with warmth. The insert also preferably includes a blower or air pump for providing ventila ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, Jon P Riley, Eric Brennecke: Hydroform structural reinforcement system. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, October 29, 2002: US06471285 (97 worldwide citation)

An structural reinforcement system for use with hydroforms and other closed forms having a plurality of members designed to be secured to a closed form, such as an hydroform tube used in automotive applications. A bonding material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on at least a p ...


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Douglas C Larsen: Automotive pillar reinforcement system. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, July 16, 2002: US06419305 (95 worldwide citation)

An automotive pillar reinforcement system having a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle pillar, such as an automotive “B” pillar. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing material, is disposed on the skeleton member. In one application, the system is utilized to rein ...


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Michael J Czaplicki: Heat-activated structural foam reinforced hydroform. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, December 30, 2003: US06668457 (93 worldwide citation)

A reinforced hydroform member having an outer structural member reinforced by a structural foam supported by the outer structural member. The structural foam extends along at least a portion of the length of the outer structural member. The structural foam is a heat-activated epoxy-based resin. As t ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, Eric Le Gall, Berndt Eckman: Heat activated reinforcing sleeve. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, November 19, 2002: US06482486 (92 worldwide citation)

A reinforced sleeve including a carrier member and a reinforcing medium supported by the carrier member. The carrier is an elongated polymer member, and the reinforcing medium extends along at least a portion of the length of the carrier member. The reinforcing medium is preferably an epoxy-based re ...


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Paul Mansky, James Bennett: Sensor array-based system and method for rapid materials characterization. Symyx Technologies, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, March 18, 2003: US06535824 (90 worldwide citation)

A modular materials characterization apparatus includes a sensor array disposed on a substrate, with a standardized array and contact pad format; electronic test and measurement apparatus for sending electrical signals to and receiving electrical signals from the sensor array; an apparatus for makin ...


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William J Barz, Thomas L Coon, Michael J Czaplicki: Structural reinforcement system for automotive vehicles. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, September 16, 2003: US06619727 (82 worldwide citation)

An automotive vehicle frame reinforcement system has a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle frame, such as a roof or pillar section. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on the skeleton member. Once the system is attached to the frame, the foam ...



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