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Jonathan E Thonsgaard: Method and apparatus for removing aromatic hydrocarbons from a gas stream prior to an amine-based gas sweetening process. Kinder Morgan, Fields and Johnson P C, February 6, 2001: US06183540 (22 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the extraction of aromatic hydrocarbons, including benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene, collectively known as “BTEX,” in a continuous process utilizing a glycol contactor to cause absorption of the BTEX upstream of an amine-based gas sweetening process. The preferred ...


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Charles J Piché: Food service kiosk. Classic Carts Corporation, Fields and Johnson P C, February 20, 2001: US06189944 (22 worldwide citation)

A food service kiosk is provided in the shape of a vehicle wherein the engine compartment is used for storage of enough water for food preparation and subsequent cleanup without leaving the food service site. A three-hole sink, a hand sink and a mop sink are located within the body section of the fo ...


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Eugene B Ritchey: Animal ear tag assembly and component locking member. Fields and Johnson P C, November 14, 2000: US06145225 (21 worldwide citation)

An animal ear tag includes a component locking member of novel design. The component locking member has an interior passageway which substantially conforms in shape to the post or pin of an ear tag installation tool to stabilize the connection therebetween which prevents slippage or other undesirabl ...


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Ronald W Boscaljon, Ronald A Rossway, David E Jewell: Positive lock coupling. Stanley Aviation Corporation, Fields and Johnson P C, April 18, 2000: US06050609 (19 worldwide citation)

A first coupling member has a peripheral facing surface with a pair of annular slots, each of a different length and width. A second coupling member has a lock ring longitudinally slidable thereon with a facing surface having a pair of annular raised locking tabs sized to correspond to the respectiv ...


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Eugene B Ritchey: Ear tag with locking member for multi-purpose storage. Fields and Johnson P C, May 2, 2000: US06055752 (18 worldwide citation)

An ear tag is provided which includes a locking member for multi-purpose storage of desired articles. In the first embodiment, the locking member is a transverse portion including a cutting tip for engaging a visual display panel of the ear tag. In another embodiment, the cutting tip may be formed i ...


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H Gordon Gates: Adjustable radius form assembly. Gates & Sons, Fields and Johnson P C, January 12, 1999: US05857300 (18 worldwide citation)

An adjustable radius form assembly is provided which includes a plurality of vertical strongbacks and a plurality of horizontal walers. Each of the walers are pre-rolled to a desired radius. The walers are then connected to one another by ball and socket type adjusters which enable the end to end ar ...


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Kevin L Derry: Combine rotor and method. Derry Farms, Fields and Johnson P C, July 6, 1999: US05919086 (17 worldwide citation)

A combine rotor assembly and method of using the same are provided. The rotor assembly is characterized by a cylindrical drum having an outer peripheral surface. A plurality of helical or spiral shaped threshing groups are attached to the outer peripheral surface and extend substantially the length ...


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Edwin L Adair: Method of cancer screening primarily utilizing non-invasive cell collection and fluorescence detection techniques. Fields and Johnson P C, February 20, 2001: US06190877 (16 worldwide citation)

The method of cancer screening allows for a safe, reliable, inexpensive and minimally invasive diagnosis. Cells are first collected through non-invasive or minimally invasive means. The collected cells are stored in a cell culture media to keep them viable. A chemical compound such as 5-ALA is intro ...


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Steven H Bixby: Containment, collection and disposal device. Fields and Johnson P C, September 15, 1998: US05806668 (15 worldwide citation)

A containment, collection and disposal device includes a liquid, impermeable bag which has an absorptive member attached to the outer surface of the distal end thereof for absorbing spills or other waste materials. A tab or handle is provided at the distal end of the bag at the inner surface thereof ...


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Stewart K Willis: Pipeline laying apparatus. Stolt Comex Seaway, Fields and Johnson P C, November 2, 1999: US05975802 (15 worldwide citation)

A subsea pipe laying system is mounted on a ship and comprises a fabrication station where lengths of pipe are welded together to form a pipeline. The pipeline is then guided to a pipe laying zone where including a straightener under the control of a tensioner/clamping arrangement the pipeline is st ...