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Roy R Vann: Method and apparatus for isolating and treating subsurface stratas. Marcus L Bates, November 14, 1978: US04125159 (235 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to method and apparatus for isolating and treating one of a plurality of selected zones located downhole in a borehole by freezing spaced-apart portions of the formation so that the zone to be treated is located therebetween. Treatment fluid is pumped down the apparatus of the ...


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James M Edison, Arthur D Henderson: Camel back. Fastrak Systems, Marcus L Bates, October 29, 1991: US05060833 (119 worldwide citation)

A water system that allows a bicyclist to drink liquids anytime he desires. The system has a collapsible container of water or other liquid stored within a flexible back pack that is removably secured at a location between the shoulders of the bicyclist. A resilient mouthpiece adapted to be held in ...


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Puthalath Raghuprasad: Mist inhaler. Marcus L Bates, February 16, 1993: US05186164 (114 worldwide citation)

An inhaler apparatus by which a vapor is condensed by a powder containing medication into a cloud of very fine particles that can be inhaled deep into a patient's lungs. The apparatus includes an enclosure, preferably a transparent container, which enables the patient to observe the formation of the ...


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Jack E Gibson: Positive seal steel coupling apparatus and method therefor. Marcus L Bates, May 11, 1982: US04328983 (109 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus by which joints of seamless pipe are rapidly and economically fabricated into a fluid conveying pipeline. Steel tubular fluid conducting members in the form of pipe joints are joined together by a steel coupler sleeve. The sleeve has opposed cavities which receive adjacent margi ...


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Roger R Fawcett: Resilient valve and dispensing system for bicyclists. Marcus L Bates, February 4, 1992: US05085349 (87 worldwide citation)

A unitary resilient valve device that can be used in a system for delivering liquid from a container to a person'mouth. The valve is in the form of an elongated body member that forms a hollow structure having an open inlet end opposed to a closed outlet end. A fluid supply chamber is formed between ...


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Johnny C Elkins: Gun rack. Marcus L Bates, October 11, 1988: US04776471 (78 worldwide citation)

A gun mount comprises two spaced adjustable gun racks, each gun rack has a square tubular main body to which there is adjustably attached one or a plurality of upwardly opening cradles within which a gun can be supported. Each main body includes opposed attachement means by which it is removably sup ...


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Morris S Biffle: Modified rotating head assembly for rotating blowout preventors. Marcus L Bates, April 10, 1984: US04441551 (78 worldwide citation)

Improvements in the rotating head assembly of a rotating blowout preventor. The rotating head assembly includes a stripper rubber which has an upper annular area attached to the lower annular end of a metal support member. The support member extends upwardly into fixed relationship respective to par ...


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Edwin G Murray, Donnie L Murray: Heavy duty rotating blowout preventor. Marcus L Bates, June 5, 1979: US04157186 (77 worldwide citation)

A heavy duty rotating blowout preventor which has a main outer support housing by which it can be affixed to the uppermost end of a casing, or to the uppermost end of a stack of tools affixed to the upper end of a casing. A rotating seal assembly includes a kelly drive bushing affixed to the uppermo ...


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Morris S Biffle: Rotating blowout preventor with index kelly drive bushing and stripper rubber. Marcus L Bates, June 17, 1980: US04208056 (76 worldwide citation)

A rotating blowout preventor having a special stripper rubber with reinforcement means incorporated therein in indexed relationship with a kelly drive bushing so that when the kelly is telescopingly received through the rotating blowout preventor, the corners of the kelly drivingly engage both the k ...


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Michael B Ford: Hose quick coupling apparatus. Marcus L Bates, September 8, 1987: US04691942 (75 worldwide citation)

A quick disconnect cam locking fluid conveying coupling has a hollow male plug with there being an external circumferentially extending peripheral groove formed about the exterior thereof. The plug is received within a hollow socket and the socket has a pair of opposed windows aligned with the perip ...