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Jacob Fraden: Infrared electronic thermometer and method for measuring temperature. Thermoscan, Hugh H Drake, January 10, 1989: US04797840 (161 worldwide citation)

An electronic infrared thermometer is disclosed comprising a housing forming an interior chamber, a pyroelectric sensor mounted within the chamber for sensing temperature change and generating an indicative electrical signal, means for directing infrared radiation from the object to be measured to t ...


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Christopher W Elkins, David W Smith, John Trenary: Showering system. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, December 1, 1981: US04303201 (150 worldwide citation)

A showering system includes a source of hot water and a showerhead fed from that source. To produce steam, there is a conduit that delivers water from the source to a showerhead and in which is defined an outlet. Disposed within the conduit is a selectively controlled diverter of the water arriving ...


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John M Trenary, Joseph G Mammoser: Showerhead. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, May 13, 1986: US04588130 (136 worldwide citation)

A showerhead has a series of orifices together with a series of spray outlets and a turbine with a valve for sequentially opening successive ones of the orifices. The turbine is driven by water emitted from a nozzle. A multiply-apertured flow director plate communicates water to the nozzle, the orif ...


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John E Petrovic, John Trenary: Rechargeable electric portable appliance. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, February 15, 1983: US04374354 (132 worldwide citation)

An electric toothbrush housing contains a motor, a battery and a secondary coil coupled to charge the battery. An elongated magnetic core is disposed within that secondary coil. A well is defined in a base which receives a portion of the housing within which the secondary coil is positioned. In that ...


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David W Smith, Michael A Cammack: Showerhead. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, June 23, 1987: US04674687 (109 worldwide citation)

A showerhead includes a housing which defines different sets of spray outlets and includes a mounting for the housing that defines a path of water flow from an inlet. Formed on the housing are circumferentially-spaced grooves and formed on the mounting are mating lugs. Lands disposed between success ...


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John Baum, Gary Thomas, James Hickman: Irrigation appliance. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, February 5, 1991: US04989590 (102 worldwide citation)

An irrigation appliance uses a reservoir which inverts to form a cover and includes a simplified valve in the reservoir as well as a switching mechanism adapted thereto. Liquid delivered to the unit from the reservoir is controlled as to pressure by adjustment on a hand-held device remote from the u ...


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Michael A Cammack, Christopher W Elkins, Clarence J Hickman: Oral hygiene appliances. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, November 24, 1981: US04302186 (102 worldwide citation)

An oral hygiene appliance is of the kind which includes a supply of liquid, a pump and a hand-held tip for directing the liquid where desired. A housing defines a cavity which has a surrounding wall closed by opposing end walls, the pump being seated within the cavity. A reservoir is closed at one e ...


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Stephen C Fienhold: Fluid-spray discharge apparatus. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, August 16, 1983: US04398669 (101 worldwide citation)

A fluid-spray discharge apparatus has a housing associated with a fluid inlet. Also associated is a fluid outlet and an arrangement for effecting pulsation of fluid delivered from the inlet to the outlet. The outlet is composed of a series of spaced-apart fluid conveyances. Associated with the housi ...


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Clarence J Hickman, Donald W Ruehmann, Christopher W Elkins: Dental syringe. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, August 22, 1978: US04108167 (99 worldwide citation)

A hygienic device has a pump for propelling liquid in a flow of pulses, a motor for driving the pump, a switch for supplying power to the motor and means for delivering the propelled liquid to a point of use. A control enables adjustment of the pressure of the delivered liquid. The switch is formed ...


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Michael A Cammack, David W Smith: Showerhead. Teledyne, Hugh H Drake, December 31, 1985: US04561593 (98 worldwide citation)

A showerhead includes a hollow housing with front and rear openings and a closure in the front opening which defines first and second groups of flow outlets. The showerhead is secured to a supply pipe by a nut which has a snout to captivate a ball and fix the position of a shank that projects from t ...