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Norman D Bell: Wear-resistant ceramic, cermet or metallic embossing surfaces, methods for producing same, methods of embossing articles by same and novel embossed articles. Union Carbide Corporation, James L Sonntag, November 29, 1988: US04787837 (91 worldwide citation)

Wear- and corrosion-resistant ceramic, cermet or metallic patterned embossing surfaces, e.g., as a coating bonded to an embossing roll, containing an average of 50 to 2,000 peaks per inch covering said patterned embossing surface. Also, methods of producing a patterned, wear-resistant embossing surf ...


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Gilbert Alain Lindsay Garrick, Marie Jeanette Corinne Garrick: Fire detector silenceable low battery pre-alarm. Delbert R Phillips, James L Sonntag, June 27, 2000: US06081197 (80 worldwide citation)

A method of monitoring the condition of the battery of a smoke or heat alarm so as to provide a warning of an impending low battery condition, said method including: means of providing a low battery alarm to warn of a low battery condition, the said condition being that of a battery which has deplet ...


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Kenneth E Cisek, Ewald A Kamp: Closure. Union Carbide Corporation, James L Sonntag, October 23, 1984: US04477950 (55 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a closure having an aperture at one end and projections on its edges that is improved by the use of slits, either extending from the aperture or extending from the abutment edges of the projections, which provide a locking action that prevents release of the closure when under elongatio ...


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Robert W Meyerhoff, Richard C Hill: Novel wear-resistant laser-engraved ceramic or metallic carbide surfaces for friction rolls for working elongate members, method for producing same and method for working elongate members using the novel friction roll. Union Carbide Corporation, James L Sonntag, January 3, 1989: US04794680 (44 worldwide citation)

The invention is to friction rolls for working elongate members, e.g., webs or strands, such as crimper rolls, draw rolls, yarn package drive rolls comprising a roll having a generally cylindrical external surface and a ceramic, e.g., alumina, mixtures of alumina and titania, chromia, zirconia, or m ...


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Kenji Okabe: Feed-back control plate for joystick. Perfect 360 Controls, James L Sonntag, September 8, 1998: US05804781 (37 worldwide citation)

An eight-way joystick control system is disclosed. The joystick comprises a control shaft having a handle end adapted for grasping and deflection of the control shaft by a user, and pivot defining a fixed point about which the control shaft is deflected at the handle end by the user. The control sha ...


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Harold H Fukubayashi, Kenichi Tsushima, Robert C Tucker Jr, Thomas A Taylor: High volume fraction refractory oxide, thermal shock resistant coatings. Union Carbide Corporation, James L Sonntag, April 18, 1989: US04822689 (35 worldwide citation)

A coating composition applied to a substrate by thermal spray process, characterized by improved wear, thermal shock resistance and chemical resistance at elevated temperatures, the coating composition containing greater than about 60 volume percent refractory oxide with the balance comprising a cob ...


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Karin M E Caldwell, Per J E Carlsson, Jenq Thun Li: Coating of hydrophobic surfaces to render them protein resistant while permitting covalent attachment of specific ligands. The University of Utah, James L Sonntag, May 14, 1996: US05516703 (35 worldwide citation)

A surface of specific reactivity is formed by adsorbing a modified block polymeric surfactant of the Pluronic-type, i.e., containing pendant poly(ethylene oxide) blocks attached at an end to poly(propylene oxide) center blocks and with specifically reactive groups at the unattached ends of the poly( ...


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Randy Bruce James, Michael John Edgington, Guy Merideth Hatch: Ultra-filtration vacuum system. Miracle Marketing Corporation, James L Sonntag, July 13, 1999: US05922093 (34 worldwide citation)

An ultra-filtration vacuum system with a first liquid stage filter and that has structure to direct particle laden air into a vortex in a circular cyclone chamber over a surface of a first liquid filter medium to direct particulates in the air to a wall of the cyclone chamber for collection by the f ...


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Randall Kevin Mitchell: Static free method for blowing loose fill insulation. Redi Therm Insulation, James L Sonntag, Parsons Behle & Latimer, January 7, 2003: US06503026 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for installing blown installation where insulation is entrained in a stream of air and is blown through an electrostatic dissipating hose. The hose contains an electrically conductive and grounded element to dissipate the static charges built up in the entrained insulation pa ...


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Ronald H Nelson, Dimitrije Milovich: Composite pole and manufacturing process for composite poles of varying non-circular cross-sections and curved center lines. Radius Engineering, James L Sonntag, April 9, 1996: US05505492 (32 worldwide citation)

A composite ski pole is formed of fiber reinforced plastic laminates laid up around an inflatable bladder, and placed in a female mold. The bladder inflates to compact the laminates to substantially eliminate voids and form a smooth, hollow ski pole with a structurally strong and stiff skin. The mol ...