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Joseph S Heyman: Acoustic tooth cleaner. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, William H King, John R Manning, Howard J Osborn, May 25, 1982: US04331422 (103 worldwide citation)

This invention is an acoustic oral hygiene unit that uses acoustic energy to oscillate mild abrasive particles 17a in a water suspension 17 which is then directed in a low pressure stream onto the teeth. The oscillating abrasives scrub the teeth clean removing food particles, plaque, calculous, and ...


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Anne K St Clair, Terry L St Clair: High temperature polyimide film laminates and process for preparation thereof. The United States of America represented by the director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Wallace J Nelson, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, September 24, 1985: US04543295 (97 worldwide citation)

High temperature polyimide film laminates and a process for fabricating large-area, void-free polyimide laminate structures wherein multiple-ply polyimide film laminates may be constructed without decreasing the individual film strength and wherein layers of metal foil may be laminated between polyi ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Robert K Robinson, Harry M Tomlinson: Fuselage structure using advanced technology fiber reinforced composites. Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, January 12, 1982: US04310132 (96 worldwide citation)

A fuselage structure is disclosed in which the skin is comprised of layers of a matrix fiber reinforced composite, with the stringers reinforced with the same composite material. The high strength to weight ratio of the composite, particularly at elevated temperatures, and its high modulus of elasti ...


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Joseph S Heyman, Gary H Brandenburger: Method for thermal monitoring subcutaneous tissue. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, William H King, John R Manning, Howard J Osborn, April 30, 1985: US04513750 (76 worldwide citation)

A noninvasive accurate method for measuring the temperature of tissue beneath the surface of a living body 11. Ultrasonic signals (14) are directed into beads 13 of a material that are inserted into the tissue with a syringe. The reflected signals (15) indicate the acoustic impedance or resonance fr ...


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John D Buckley, Robert J Swaim, Robert L Fox, David F Johnston: Induction heating gun. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, William H King, June 4, 1985: US04521659 (72 worldwide citation)

This device for inductively heating and fusing thermoplastics includes an alternating current passing through a tank circuit, the inductor member of the tank circuit being wrapped around a curved pole piece of a ferromagnetic material. The magnetic flux arising within the inductor coil member flows ...


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John D Buckley, Robert J Swaim, Robert L Fox: One-step dual purpose joining technique. The United States of America Represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, Wallace J Nelson, February 2, 1982: US04313777 (62 worldwide citation)

This fastener used in induction heating is a wire screen basically of an eddy-current carrying material such as carbon steel. Selected wires in the screen are copper, sheathed in an insulating material. The screen is placed between two sheets of thermoplastics. When inductively heated, the composite ...


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Richard N Young: Independent power generator. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, May 30, 1978: US04091613 (58 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine powered aircraft auxiliary power system capable of efficiently supplying all aircraft auxiliary services both in flight and on the ground and further capable of operating independently of the aircraft main engines. The system employs multiple gas turbine compressor stages, and utilizes ...


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George E Dickerson: Composite lamination method. The United States of America represented by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Wallace J Nelson, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, December 27, 1977: US04065340 (57 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing relatively thick composite laminate structures wherein thin layers of prepreg tapes are assembled, these thin layers are cut into strips that are partially cured, stacked into the desired thickness with uncured prepreg disposed between each layer of strips and the thus formed ...


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George M Dudley: Machine tool having internally routed cryogenic fluid for cooling interface between cutting edge of tool and workpiece. Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, July 27, 1976: US03971114 (54 worldwide citation)

This machine tool is utilized for cutting super alloys. The tool is associated with a source of cryogenic coolant which is routed internally through the tool. The coolant is discharged from the tool at a precise angle such that the stream of the coolant at the interface between the tool cutting edge ...


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Wolf Elber: Method of making a partial interlaminar separation composite system. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, Wallace J Nelson, June 23, 1981: US04274901 (52 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an interlaminar separation system for composites wherein a thin layer of a perforated foil film is interposed between adjacent laminae of a composite formed from prepreg tapes to thereby permit laminae adherence through the perforations and produce a composite structure hav ...