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Peter J Webb: Spinal fixation. Hall Myers & Rose, August 16, 1988: US04763644 (281 worldwide citation)

A spinal scoliosis fixation implant comprises a plurality of devices which are associated with respective vertebrae and which are interconnected by a single semi-rigid wire, or by a cable with abutment ferrules. Each device may comprise a bone screw or hook with a slotted, externally threaded head i ...


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Philip S Carter, John F Krumme: Shielded heating element having intrinsic temperature control. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, October 20, 1987: US04701587 (244 worldwide citation)

A heating structure is described having both a return conductor and a heating element consisting of a substrate of a non-magnetic material having high thermal and electrical conductivity, clad with a surface layer of a ferromagnetic material of relatively low electrical conductivity.


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Rodney L Derbyshire, Paul F Busch: Heat treatment with an autoregulating heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, November 18, 1986: US04623401 (232 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and process for selectively heat treating at least a portion of an article in the field with autoregulated heating. The autoregulated heating is provided by a heater including at least a first magnetic material disposed along the portion of the article to be heat treated. The first magneti ...


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John F Krumme: Autoregulating, electrically shielded heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, September 22, 1987: US04695713 (215 worldwide citation)

An autoregulating, electrically shielded heater employs a laminated structure having two magnetic alloy permeable materials of widely differing Curie point temperatures and preferably of differing resistivities. A constant current supply is connected across the laminate such that current flows in th ...


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John F Krumme: Autoregulating heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, June 21, 1988: US04752673 (213 worldwide citation)

An autoregulating electrically shielded heater employs a structure of two magnetically permeable members of different Curie temperatures and preferably differing resistivities. The two members are in electrical contact with one another; having at their interface a very low resistivity layer or membe ...


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John F Krumme: Slotted autoregulating heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, January 5, 1988: US04717814 (196 worldwide citation)

Designation of specific heating zones and increase in minimum resistance relative to prior heaters of the type to which the present invention pertains is achieved, together with flexibility or bendability, if desired, by slotting the outer conductor of the heater. Additional flexibility is also achi ...


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Philip S Carter: High power self-regulating heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, March 21, 1989: US04814587 (187 worldwide citation)

An improved performance ferromagnetic self-regulating heater. Constant alternating current is applied to a layered structure including at least one ferromagnetic layer. One or more layers of non-magnetic material is added to the ferromagnetic layer in such a way that the power factor of the heater i ...


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Rodney L Derbyshire: Self-regulating porous heater device. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, December 27, 1988: US04794226 (171 worldwide citation)

A self-regulating porous heater device regulates the temperature of fluid passing through it. This device includes at least one layer of a porous material which has a magnetic permeability inversely related to temperature over a given range. Due to conductor skin effects, changes in permeability cau ...


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Bruce A Kehr, Albert L Hedrich: Method of and apparatus for alerting a patient to take medication. Hall Myers & Rose, August 30, 1988: US04768177 (115 worldwide citation)

A device for indicating when medication should be taken has plural compartments, each of which may store medication. An electrical signaling system emits take-medication signals from time to time, each of which said signals indicates (a) that medication should be taken, (b) from which compartment th ...


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Bruce A Kehr, Albert L Hedrich: Apparatus for alerting a patient to take medication. Hall Myers & Rose, August 30, 1988: US04768176 (111 worldwide citation)

A container for medication has four compartments, each of which may store medication. An electrical signaling system emits take-medication signals from time to time, each of which said signals indicates (a) that medication should be taken, (b) from which compartment the medication should be taken, ( ...