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Patrick Wathieu: Paper cutter for variable format. Fields and Johnson P C, June 16, 1998: US05765460 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for selectively cutting sheets of paper of variable length from a paper supply having a continuous web moving from an upstream location to a downstream location through a pair of pinch rollers and along a predetermined path to a rotary cutter. A controller controls ...


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Eugene B Ritchey: Animal ear tag assembly and component locking member. Fields and Johnson P C, November 14, 2000: US06145225 (19 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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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 (19 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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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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Eugene B Ritchey: Ear tag with locking member for multi-purpose storage. Fields and Johnson P C, May 2, 2000: US06055752 (17 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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Ronald W Boscaljon, Ronald A Rossway, David E Jewell: Positive lock coupling. Stanley Aviation Corporation, Fields and Johnson P C, April 18, 2000: US06050609 (17 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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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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Jim Watson: Snowshoe with adjustable bindings. Spring Brook Manufacturing, Fields and Johnson P C, October 26, 1999: US05970632 (14 worldwide citation)

An improved snowshoe is provided which includes a unitary molded planar platform and a peripheral curved lip extending away from the platform. Integral with the underside of the platform is a plurality of stiffening ribs to provide support to the platform. Retaining straps are provided for securing ...


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Stewart K Willis: Pipeline laying apparatus. Stolt Comex Seaway, Fields and Johnson P C, November 2, 1999: US05975802 (13 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 ...



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