Max Epstein, Michel E Marhic: Fiber optic laser illuminators. Northwestern University, Michael G Berkman, Glenn E Klepac, March 8, 1977: US04011403 (119 worldwide citation)

An object-illuminating and imaging system utilizing, in combination, a laser beam as a light source and an optical fiber as a light transmitter. Light-focusing means are provided and the focused laser beam is, in a preferred embodiment of the invention, directed to impinge upon a single, small-diame ...

Carl E Garesche, Gerandus H J J Roebroeks, Buwe V W Greidanus, Rob C V Oost, Jan W Gunnink: Spliced laminate for aircraft fuselage. Structural Laminates Company, Glenn E Klepac, July 4, 1995: US05429326 (77 worldwide citation)

A laminated body panel for aircraft applications comprises first and second metal layers and an adhesive layer. First and second sections in each metal layer are generally coplanar and separated by a splice line. A first splice line in a first metal layer is generally parallel to a second splice lin ...

Thomas R Hegg, Kenneth E Reinhard: Partition system. Interstate, Glenn E Klepac, May 10, 1977: US04021973 (68 worldwide citation)

A partition system comprising a fixed standard and upstanding acoustical panels, with brackets affixed to the standard for securement of the panels thereto and for support of shelves and desk tops adjacent the panels. Connecting hardware securing panels to the brackets and standard is hidden from vi ...

John W Novak Jr, Dennis R Raines, Donald J Bray: Bonding aluminum to refractory materials. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, December 23, 1986: US04630665 (68 worldwide citation)

A method for bonding aluminum and aluminum alloys to refractory materials. A body of metal is heated to an elevated temperature at a total pressure above the vapor pressure of aluminum but less than atmospheric pressure. Oxygen partial pressure is maintained sufficiently low to prevent substantial o ...

Kathleen M Tomaswick, Alfred F LaCamera: Container body having improved gas barrier properties. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, March 7, 1989: US04809876 (67 worldwide citation)

A container body for foods and beverages having reduced gas and vapor permeability. The container body is preferably formed from a plastic resin and coated with a thin film of diamond-like carbon.

Brijmohan J Roopchand, David I Yun, Douglas E Marinaro, Mary E Hyland: Coated ceramic bodies in composite armor. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, November 8, 1994: US05361678 (56 worldwide citation)

Lightweight composite armor comprising a plurality of ceramic bodies embedded in a metal matrix. The ceramic bodies are preferably generally spherical alumina balls coated with a binder and ceramic particles. A particularly preferred coating comprises titanium dioxide and barium sulfate particles su ...

G Robert Hartnett: Building panel having locking flange and locking receptacle. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, June 11, 1991: US05022207 (50 worldwide citation)

A building panel useful as vinyl soffit in residential construction. The building panel comprises a principal portion, a locking flange, and a locking receptacle interlocking with the locking flange of an adjacent panel. The building panel is easy to assemble and combines high strength with a pleasa ...

Herbert J Lause, Kristen L Parks, Larry D Tanis, David D Leon: Method of welding thermoplastic substrates with microwave frequencies. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, August 16, 1994: US05338611 (47 worldwide citation)

Microwave frequencies in the range of 0.5 GHz to 10 GHz are used to weld thermoplastic substrates by interposing a carrier strip. The strip is formed of a polymer carrier which is miscible in the substrates. Electrically conductive submicron carbon black susceptor particles are chosen with specified ...

Joseph T Laemmle, John Bohaychick: Metalworking lubricant composition containing a novel substituted malonic acid diester. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, May 14, 1985: US04517105 (42 worldwide citation)

A metalworking lubricant composition comprising a novel substituted diester of malonic acid having the general formula

Cynthia L T Lambing, James A Colpo, William C Herbein: Joining metal-polymer-metal laminate sections. Structural Laminates Company, Glenn E Klepac, November 3, 1992: US05160771 (39 worldwide citation)

A metal-polymer-metal laminate is made by joining adjacent laminate sections in a staggered relationship. Terminal portions of metal layers in a first laminate section are opposed to ends of fiber-reinforced polymer layers in a second laminate section. End portions of fiber-reinforced polymer layers ...