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Gregory A Hoffman: Spinal fixation apparatus. Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, March 4, 1986: US04573454 (316 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant for fixation of the human spinal column in the treatment of scoliosis, particular in very young children. The device comprises a pair of elongate bars which are rigidly connected together to form a generally rectangular appliance, and wherein the lower portion of the device is sli ...


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Takayoshi Kashiwamura, Ryoichi Iwasaki: Pneumatically controlled seat for vehicle. NHK Spring, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, April 7, 1987: US04655505 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a seat for vehicle which is pneumatically controlled for a desired body pressure distribution of a person seated in the seat, comprising: a plurality of air bags embedded in a seat; an air pressure source; a single first conduit connected the air pressure source at its one end and branc ...


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John H Harshbarger III, John H Harshbarger Jr: Heat pump control system. Visual Information Institute, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, December 9, 1986: US04627483 (63 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling a heating system having a heat pump and a source of supplemental heat. Simultaneous operation of the heat pump and supplemental heat source is monitored, and when such simultaneous operation occurs for a given portion of a heating cycle, the heat pump will shutdown u ...


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Pamela Mahoney: Package of scent impregnated tissues. Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, July 10, 1984: US04458810 (61 worldwide citation)

Scent impregnated tissues are provided in a substantially airtight container having a resealable lid. The tissues have disposed between selected ones thereof individual scent-carrying layers carrying a scent-producing material therewith. The arranged scent-carrying layers uniformly impregnate the ab ...


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Roger K Gorsuch, Gordon D Bell, Mitchell C Henke, Michelle Wibel, Ronald E Bratton, Effie J Lee: Grooved baking pan. Lincoln Foodservice Products, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, June 30, 1987: US04676151 (56 worldwide citation)

A grooved baking pan and a method for baking therewith wherein the bottom surface of the pan is provided with a plurality of grooves. In the preferred embodiment, the grooves are V-shaped. The grooves are arranged in a pattern such as a grid pattern and apertures are located in the areas bounded by ...


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Mitchell C Henke: Impingement oven with radiant panel. Lincoln Manufacturing Company, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, May 27, 1986: US04591333 (52 worldwide citation)

A food preparation oven for baking foods which require less heat energy input into a first surface than into a second surface such as pizzas. A radiant panel is provided which is heated by means of hot air and which is positioned to heat one surface of the food product by radiant heat energy. The se ...


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Mitchell C Henke: Air delivery system for an impingement food preparation oven. Lincoln Manufacturing Company, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, December 2, 1986: US04626661 (51 worldwide citation)

An improved air delivery system is provided for an impingement food preparation oven including a plurality of air ducts disposed in a cooking chamber, a plenum connected to the air ducts, and a scoop-type fan disposed in a backwall opening of the plenum to provide a flow of heated air smoothly and u ...


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Jay M Henriott, David L Hostetter: Wire or line manager. Kimball International, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, August 20, 1985: US04535703 (50 worldwide citation)

A wire or line manager is adapted to be attached to the edge of a work surface and to extend between the work surface and a wall to provide neat and aesthetic management of numerous electrical lines, data and signal cables and plugs associated with various electrical and communications apparatuses. ...


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John H Harshbarger Jr, John H Harshbarger III: Heat pump control system with defrost cycle monitoring. Visual Information Institute, Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, December 9, 1986: US04627484 (47 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling a heating system having a heat pump and a source of supplemental heat. The control system monitors the defrost cycling of the heat pump, and when the heat pump is in its defrost cycle for more than a predetermined portion of a heating cycle, the heat pump will be shu ...