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James R Bylander: Optical fiber distribution panel. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, John C Barnes, April 25, 1989: US04824196 (223 worldwide citation)

An improved fiber distribution panel including fiber connecting and splicing modules which are slidable into and out of a housing which is formed to support a plurality of said modules. Each module is provided with means for supporting a fiber connector at an angle with respect to the front edge the ...


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George R Rabuse: Staple supporting and staple removing strip. Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, John C Barnes, May 10, 1983: US04382326 (188 worldwide citation)

A staple-supporting strip for use with staples when binding documents together which affords removal and retention of the staples without detrimental affect on the document. The staple-supporting strip comprises two narrow layers of tough flexible polymeric material between about 0.1 and 0.15 mm thi ...


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Robert P Molenda, George R Rabuse: Staple supporting and removing strip. Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, John C Barnes, October 11, 1983: US04409057 (180 worldwide citation)

A staple-supporting strip for use with staples when binding documents together which affords removal and retention of the staples. The staple-supporting strip comprises a narrow elongate strip of tough polymeric material between 0.1 and 0.15 mm thick. The strip may be colored or printed with a windo ...


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Ronald G Bossard, Dean C Krenz, Russell P Smith: Fiber optic cable splice closure. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, John C Barnes, February 21, 1989: US04805979 (154 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic splice closure for protecting the splice made into a transmission cable, containing a plurality of fibers which are to remain unsevered, comprises a base to which the cable is anchored and in which slack fibers in the uncut cable are looped and stored free of transverse barriers. The s ...


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Albert E Seaver, Carey J Eckhardt: Electrospray coating process. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, John C Barnes, May 31, 1988: US04748043 (109 worldwide citation)

An electrostatic coating system for applying very thin coating to a substrate in air at atmospheric pressure comprises a plurality of spaced capillary needles positioned in at least two rows and fed with coating liquid via a manifold. The needles are disposed concentric within holes in an extractor ...


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Barbara L Justice, Wesley A Raider: Splice tray and method. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, John C Barnes, December 24, 1991: US05074635 (108 worldwide citation)

A splice organizing tray can protect the optical fibers from excessive stress if the fibers stored in the tray are organized in paths which do not require bending of the fibers beyond their approved bend radius, which do not require the fibers to cross, and which maintain the fibers in contact with ...


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Roger H Keith: Termination module for use in an array of modules. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, John C Barnes, January 22, 1991: US04986762 (98 worldwide citation)

A module for use in an array for modules for terminating transmission lines and making them readily accessible to connection to distribution lines, the modules comprising small rectangular bases having an end wall supporting a connector, and means affording the tilting movement of each module interm ...


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Daniel D Smith: Dispenser for adhesive coated sheet material. Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, John C Barnes, November 22, 1983: US04416392 (89 worldwide citation)

A dispensing device for use in dispensing sheets of material coated along one edge with a narrow band of readily releasable pressure-sensitive adhesive. The dispenser comprises a container having a pair of sidewalls connected by a top wall which is formed with a transversely extending rectangular op ...


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Dieter Myschik, Paul Weidenhaupt: Connector for coaxial cables. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, John C Barnes, February 9, 1993: US05184965 (86 worldwide citation)

A connector for coaxial cables, in particular coaxial cables having a small diameter, comprising a tubular housing of electrically conductive material and having first and second opened ends, a signal contact mounted in said housing and connected to the conductor of said cable, said signal contact b ...


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Richard M Schaefer, James J Tome: Stress-opacifying tamper indicating tape. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, John C Barnes, December 10, 1985: US04557505 (86 worldwide citation)

A tape product which bears a visible message which is changed when the tape is subjected to stress is adapted for use on containers and packages to indicate that the same container or package has been opened or the closure has been tampered with in an attempt to open the same. The message change is ...