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Bohdan Zakiewicz: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Oil Trieval Corporation, Kanz & Timmons, December 15, 1981: US04305463 (302 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems for removing hydrocarbons from subterranean deposits thereof. A fluid-impervious barrier screen is formed to isolate parts of the deposit or to isolate the deposit from adjacent fluid-permeable earth formations. The barrier screens are formed by fracturing a vertical zone in th ...


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John J Hunter: Method of making pipe coupling joint. Kanz & Timmons, March 24, 1981: US04257155 (82 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a pipe coupling joint comprising an interference fit coupling of unthreaded pipe sections. The end of the outer pipe in a telescoped interference fit coupling is radially compressed to form a groove in the inner pipe. The crimped end is compressed into the groove to securely couple the ...


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Gary D Johnston: Multi-function control system. Kanz & Timmons, August 4, 1981: US04281734 (33 worldwide citation)

A multi-function control system for generating control signals in response to the movement of an operator's body is disclosed.


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John J Hunter: Coupling for lined pipe. Kanz & Timmons, July 7, 1981: US04277091 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are coupling joints for interconnecting the ends of metal conduit sections having plastic liners to form a continuously lined conduit and methods for making such joints. The opposed open ends of lined pipe are fitted with flanged end face collars which cover the end faces of the pipe and t ...


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James R Biard, John E Shaunfield, Royce S Speer: Passive optical coupler. Spectronics, Kanz & Timmons, August 23, 1983: US04400054 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an optical data bus employing a passive optical coupler. The optical coupler includes a scrambler rod which is rectangular in cross section and employs solid substantially inflexible side arms which are also rectangular in cross section. The side arms include a mirrored prism to bend th ...


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William D Jordan, Roger C Hundt, James D Pritchett: Heat sink mounting. Thermalloy Incorporated, Kanz & Timmons, September 6, 1983: US04403102 (30 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and apparatus for attaching a heat sink mounted semiconductor case to a circuit board employing a stud with a flange near one end. The longer shank is threaded and at least the shorter shank or head stud is tin-plated. The stud may be swaged into a mounting hole in the heat sin ...


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Ronald J Crouse, Edward C Wade: Optical transceiver. TRW, Kanz & Timmons, May 19, 1981: US04268756 (29 worldwide citation)

An optical transceiver for transmitting optical data to an optics communication channel and receiving optical data from the optics communication channel is disclosed. The transceiver includes a light sensor, a light emitter, and an interface between the optical transceiver and the optics communicati ...


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John J Hunter: Apparatus for making pipe coupling joint. Kanz & Timmons, December 6, 1983: US04418458 (26 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a pipe coupling joint comprising an interference fit coupling of unthreaded pipe sections. The end of the outer pipe in a telescoped interference fit coupling is radially compressed to form a groove in the inner pipe. The crimped end is compressed into the groove to securely couple the ...


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Clinton S Hartmann: Surface acoustic wave device with reflectors. R F Monolithics, Kanz & Timmons, October 5, 1982: US04353046 (24 worldwide citation)

A surface wave device is disclosed which includes a substrate (12) having a piezoelectric surface (14), an acoustic surface wave transducer (16 and 18) for converting between an electrical signal and acoustic surface waves propagating on the piezoelectric surface and reflective structures (22) which ...


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Henry L Guimarin: Container opening apparatus with captured tab. Guimarin Container Co Incorporated, Kanz & Timmons, August 9, 1983: US04397403 (23 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a container end with an integral opening apparatus which includes pull means for tearing a tab defined by a score line from the container end to form an opening. The score line is substantially U-shaped and the pull means is attached on the tab near the base of the U. Since the score li ...