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Demetrios D Raftopoulos, James D Baril, Glenn Reimer: Expandable intramedullary nail for the fixation of bone fractures. The University of Toledo, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, June 12, 1984: US04453539 (164 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved expandable intramedullary nail for the fixation of bone fractures. The nail includes an elongate sleeve having one end adapted to be inserted within the medullary cavity of the bone. The one end of the sleeve is formed of a predetermined maximum retracted ...


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Herman W Decker: Dispensing device. Component Management, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, September 18, 1984: US04471887 (41 worldwide citation)

A device for mixing and dispensing two or more reactive liquids into a homogeneous stream. The device includes a mixing chamber with two or more inlets for introducing separate liquid components into and an outlet for dispensing the mixed liquid components from the chamber. Separate passages connect ...


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Norman K Drury: Vehicle bull-bar. Drumac Holding, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, September 4, 1984: US04469360 (32 worldwide citation)

A vehicle bull-bar or fender of the kind comprising an array of fender bars mounted on a pair of upright stanchions fixed by their lower-ends to the front of the vehicle, has a C-shaped fender bar freely insertable and through holes in the tops of the stanchions and has its ends removably secured to ...


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Jorg P Korner: Valve assembly for high-pressure pumps. Uhde, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, June 26, 1984: US04456440 (22 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a valve assembly for high-pressure pumps especially where pressures above 2,000 bars are concerned. The valve assembly for such high-pressure pumps consists of a distribution section, a suction valve, and a discharge valve. A surge vessel is provided in the discharge line in ...


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Paul V Ballinger: Strata rock bucket. Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, October 16, 1984: US04476641 (19 worldwide citation)

A backhoe bucket especially adapted for use in rock strata such as caliche, limestone and soapstone and plastic soils includes a shovel-nose configuration having a plurality of spaced-apart teeth symmetrically arranged along upwardly and rearwardly inclined leading edges of the angled bucket sidewal ...


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Louis Fiore Ponziani: Driving tool for tamper resistant screw. Cooper, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, November 6, 1984: US04480514 (17 worldwide citation)

A driving tool for installing and removing tamper resistant screws having conical heads provided with three equiangularly, circumferentially spaced slots extending longitudinally along the conical head. The tool includes a bit end defined by three tangs separated by a central conical recess for rece ...


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Rudolf Minning, Heribert Dierkes, Jorg Peter Korner, Peter Saamer: Closure system for pressure vessels. Uhde, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, November 20, 1984: US04483458 (13 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a closure system for pressure vessels, the closure consisting of a cover and of two clamp halves each of which can be moved into closing or open position by means of guiding elements. The clamp halves, the cover, and the pressure vessel housing being equipped with stop surfa ...


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Nelson D Abbey III: Transition forming section for tube mill. Abbey Etna Machine Co, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, December 11, 1984: US04487046 (12 worldwide citation)

A transition forming unit is provided for forming a strip of U-shaped cross-sectional configuration into a generally annular shaped cross-sectional configuration. The forming process is performed by a plurality of roll assemblies adjustably mounted on a pair of spaced longitudinally extending beams, ...


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Warren J Corbett: Food container. Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, April 9, 1985: US04509653 (12 worldwide citation)

A container for packaging popping corn kernels under pressure in a bottle simulating that traditionally used for champagne and other sparkling wines wherein a valve is disposed between the bottom of a stopper and the upper level of the popcorn kernels for preventing the popcorn kernels from being ex ...


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Larry O Gray: Ignition current sensor for an electronic speed control system. Dana Corporation, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, January 29, 1985: US04495913 (11 worldwide citation)

An electronic circuit for disengaging an electronic speed control system when the rate of change of the automobile engine speed exceeds a predetermined amount is disclosed. A ferrite or powdered iron ring current transformer generates an input signal to the electronic circuit from one of the spark p ...