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Petrus T A Klaase, Jan van Turnhout: Method for manufacturing an electret filter medium. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Edward T Okubo, May 13, 1986: US04588537 (155 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a continuous method for manufacturing an electret filter medium from dielectric material having an open or porous structure, said method comprising the steps of continuously feeding a web of dielectric material with a substantially closed dielectric foil adjacent to ...


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Shirley T Richards: Garment shield. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, November 22, 1977: US04059114 (111 worldwide citation)

A disposable shield for garment protection and everyday feminine hygiene including odor control comprising a very thin, lightweight, highly absorbent structure is disclosed. The shield is soft, rattle-free, supple and easily comformable to the body and the garment and can be securely positioned to t ...


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Richard C Reale: Femoral prosthesis trial fitting device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, January 23, 1979: US04135517 (99 worldwide citation)

A trial fitting device for an implantable femoral prosthesis comprising a trial head, a bearing insert removably fitting within the trial head and a femoral prosthesis stem or a trial handle onto which said bearing insert is removably rotatably mounted is disclosed. Differently sized trial heads can ...


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Roger L Langer, Alan J Marlor: Intumescent sheet material. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, December 15, 1981: US04305992 (97 worldwide citation)

Flexible intumescent sheet materials having greatly decreased negative expansion characteristics in the range of 200.degree. to 400.degree. C. and which are thermally resistant and resilient after expansion are disclosed. The flexible intumescent sheets are particularly useful for mounting automotiv ...


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Richard P Merry: Catalytic converter for automotive exhaust system. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Edward T Okubo, October 14, 1986: US04617176 (89 worldwide citation)

A catalytic converter having a monolithic ceramic catalytic element mounted within a metallic casing by a resilient flexible intumescent sheet having generally sinusoidal edges such that mounting pressure is applied to the lateral surface of the ceramic monolith in the area circumscribed by the gene ...


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Richard C Berg, Emil J Kvall: Powered air respirator. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, July 28, 1981: US04280491 (77 worldwide citation)

A powered air respirator which provides hardhat (safety helmet), respiratory, eye and face protection and comprises a hardhat, a shell member spaced from and overlying the hardhat, air filtering means in the space between the shell member and the hardhat, a face shield assembly attached to and depen ...


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Roger L Langer, Alan J Marlor: Intumescent sheet material containing low density fillers. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, May 24, 1983: US04385135 (67 worldwide citation)

Flexible intumescent sheet materials containing low density filler components to provide low density mounting mats which reduce the mount density to prevent ceramic diesel particulate monolith cracking are disclosed.


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Anthony Russo deceased, by Diane Bos administrator, by Robin P Russo administrator: Screw holding and driving device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, February 20, 1979: US04140161 (50 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a device designed for use in surgical procedures requiring the driving of screws into bone. The device provides positive locking screw holding engagement yet permits angular movement of the screw of up to 10.degree. from the axial direction.


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Robert G Averill: Prosthetic device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, August 25, 1981: US04285070 (49 worldwide citation)

A patella prosthesis having a plurality of bearing surfaces designed to provide low-friction interaction throughout the entire range of leg extension and flexure with a metal condylar replacement prosthesis is disclosed. The prosthesis provides a combination of a reinforced patella surface and a fem ...


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Roger L Langer, Richard R Licht, Alan J Marlor: Intumescent fire retardant composites. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Edward T Okubo, June 16, 1981: US04273879 (48 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to flexible heat expanding, fire retardant composite materials comprising an intumescent component in granular form, an organic binder component such as an elastomer, an organic char-forming component and fillers such as clay, silica, synthetic organic staple fibers or inorgan ...