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John J Croat: High energy product rare earth-iron magnet alloys. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, February 7, 1989: US04802931 (72 worldwide citation)

Magnetically hard compositions having high values of coercivity, remanence and energy product contain rare earth elements, transition metal elements and boron in suitable proportions. The preferred rare earth elements are neodymium and praseodymium, and the preferred transition metal element is iron ...


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Kenneth M Dull, Terry L Schneider: Edge and surface breather for high temperature composite processing. Elizabeth F Harasek, January 14, 1997: US05593633 (49 worldwide citation)

A novel method of forming high strength, fiber reinforced, high temperature thermoplastic panels is provided which entails placing at least one layer of metal mesh or screen adjacent the vacuum probes in a vacuum bagging apparatus. Additionally, caul plates are placed as needed around the thermoplas ...


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Kumar G Bhatia, Walter E Backus, Jack S Hagelin: Vibration damping aircraft engine attachment. The Boeing Company, Elizabeth F Harasek, B A Donahue, November 19, 1991: US05065959 (47 worldwide citation)

Means for mounting an engine to an aircraft are provided which reduce the dynamic response of the airframe due to engine vibration. A mount comprises at least one strut extending between the engine and the airframe which is attached to the airframe by means of damping elements.


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Dennis L Harvey: Method and means for making constant cross sectional area pultruded fiber reinforced polymeric articles.. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, May 1, 1984: US04445957 (46 worldwide citation)

A novel method and means are provided for making constant cross sectional area, pultruded, filament-reinfored articles, such as automotive leaf springs, the shapes of which vary along their lengths. The invention features a specially adapted shaping die for the pultrusion process comprising two pair ...


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Edward M Hagerman, Harry A Mitchell: Compacted sheet molding compound. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, October 2, 1984: US04474845 (41 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for compacting viscous polymeric molding compositions preparatory to compression molding to substantially improve the physical properties of articles molded therefrom. Suitable compositions include those filled with a geometric reinforcing particulate filler that are flowable an ...


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Paul E Nelson, Hugh R Schlosstein: Reconfigurable holding fixture. Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, Elizabeth F Harasek, B A Donahue, October 5, 1993: US05249785 (38 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable fixture for holding a plurality of workpieces in proper position for manufacturing. The fixture includes an array of interleaved uniformly spaced contoured headers, with a predetermined set of headers corresponding to a predetermined workpiece contour. Each set of contoured headers ...


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Edmund Drauglis, Roy F Wielonski, Francis A Sliemers: Plasma polymerized interfacial coatings for improved adhesion of sputtered bright metal on plastic. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, February 22, 1983: US04374717 (36 worldwide citation)

The adhesion of sputtered chromium or chromium metal alloys to urethane substrates is improved by the application of plasma polymerized acetonitrile coating layers directly beneath and over the chromium layer.


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John J Croat: High energy product rare earth-iron magnet alloys. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, July 25, 1989: US04851058 (35 worldwide citation)

The hard magnetic properties, including intrinsic coercivity, remanence and energy product of rapidly quenched, rare earth-transition metal alloys has been substantially increased by the addition of suitable amounts of the element boron. The preferred rare earth constituent elements are neodymium an ...


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Michael J Irish: Window clip for aircraft. Elizabeth F Harasek, B A Donahue, December 21, 1993: US05271581 (35 worldwide citation)

A window clip for attaching window panes to aircraft supporting structures comprises a clip body which has an outwardly bent flange at the bottom which applies pressure to the inner pane of an aircraft window and an inwardly bent u-shaped platform at the top. A hole is located in the platform portio ...


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Zachariah G Gardlund: Poly(methyl methacrylate) polycarbonate block copolymers. General Motors Corporation, Elizabeth F Harasek, March 9, 1982: US04319003 (34 worldwide citation)

Poly(methyl methacrylate) is modified to have improved impact resistance by forming an ABA-type block copolymer where the A segments are poly(methyl methacrylate) and the B segment is polycarbonate. The ABA block copolymer is moldable, transparent and has a number average molecular weight (Mn) in th ...