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Walter R Pyka, Hank C K Wuh, Lee M Middleman: Sutures utilizing shape memory alloys. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, March 26, 1991: US05002563 (246 worldwide citation)

A suture and a suturing method are set forth for suturing a wound in the tissue of a patient and defined by tissue edges. The suture comprises an alloy member having a first end portion, a second end portion, and a first undeformed shape. It is deformable into a second deformed shape. The member has ...


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Richard J Penneck, James M O Brien, Stephen J Duckworth, Nicholas J G Smith: Wire and cable. Raychem, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, January 15, 1991: US04985313 (198 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture, for example a conductor for an electrical wire or cable, is provided with a refractory coating preferably formed from a refractory metal or semi-metal oxide or nitride and preferably deposited on the surface of the article by a vacuum deposition process such as a sputter i ...


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Manoochehr Mohebban: Method for remotely detecting an electric field using a liquid crystal device. Raychem Corporation, Yuan Chao, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, April 4, 1989: US04818072 (125 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting an electric field surrounding an electrical component with a device having a liquid crystal display element, the device being positioned at a distance from the component and being unconnected ohmically to either the component or ground.


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Peter L Larsson, Robert Parker, Thomas D Ratzlaff: Connectors for power distribution cables. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, January 6, 1987: US04634213 (107 worldwide citation)

Connectors for terminating and splicing high voltage power cables comprise a metallic tubular sleeve having an open end for receiving an electrical conductor and a closed end. The inner wall of the sleeve is pretinned. The sleeve can be provided with a slug of solder proximate to the closed end. A c ...


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Lawrence M Aniuk, Ronald L Dieck, Dwayne Hardy: Assembly for adminstering IV solution. Menlo Care, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, March 27, 1990: US04911691 (91 worldwide citation)

An article, suitable for use as a body implant, is made from a novel composition comprising a multiple phase polymer composition comprising:


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Rong J Chang, John A Midgley, Lester T Toy: Cable sealing. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, October 16, 1990: US04963698 (84 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a sealed cable article and method for sealing the area between two or more cables and between the cables and an enclosure with a shaped article at a location where the cables exit from the enclosure, the method comprising (a) providing a shaped article of a polymeric gel sai ...


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Lawrence M Aniuk, Ronald L Dieck, Dwayne Hardy: Polymeric article having high tensile energy to break when hydrated. Menlo Care, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkhard, November 28, 1989: US04883699 (80 worldwide citation)

An article, suitable for use as a body implant, is made from a novel composition comprising a multiple phase polymer composition comprising:


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Neil L Holt, Peter L Larsson, Manoochehr Mohebban, Stephen E Sheehan, Jeffrey A Bennett: Tubular article. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, December 10, 1991: US05070597 (77 worldwide citation)

A double-walled article in the form of a tube having a small volume filling of a friction-reducing liquid or solid between its two walls. The article is able to revolve over a substrate by relative sliding motion between its two walls, to provide environmental or electrical protection.


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Jack M Walker, Neil J Sheehan: Adjustable catheter assembly. Menlo Care, Edith A Rice, Herb G Burkard, September 11, 1990: US04955863 (76 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a catheter assembly comprising a cannula, needle and catheter inserter wherein the inserter is in slidable relationship to the cannula and wherein the inserter or other device also serves to selectively restrict the cannula and needle from sliding relative to the inserter. T ...


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Lester T Toy: Electrical connection sealing device. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, January 26, 1988: US04721832 (75 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an article for sealing the exposed portion an electrical connection, especially motor connections, of two or more cables comprising an envelope, having an opening at one end, of a material having a flexural modulus of at least 1,000 psi at 23.degree. C. The envelope contains ...