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Yoshihide Shibano, Tsutou Saito: Paul A Guss, October 31, 1995: US05462604 (17 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic vibrator has a single natural frequency for radiating ultrasonic energy into a cleaning solution to clean and deburr workpieces that are immersed in the cleaning solution. A plurality of oscillating signals having respective different frequencies which are integral multiples of the nat ...


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Go Asai, Kazuhiro Iida: Linear working apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, October 30, 2001: US06308821 (17 worldwide citation)

A rail member and a rodless cylinder are arranged closely substantially in parallel to one another, and shock absorbers and the rail member are arranged closely substantially in parallel to one another. Accordingly, it is possible to arrange, in an ideal layout, the three components of the rail memb ...


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Masaaki Muto: Tube joint. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, January 13, 2009: US07475913 (16 worldwide citation)

An installation groove is formed on an outer circumferential surface of a tube joint body, into which a fluid tube is inserted. An annular fixing ring is installed through interaction with the installation groove. A cylindrical guide member is arranged inside of the body. A chuck is provided that en ...


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Akio Sato: Flow rate control valve. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, February 18, 2003: US06520479 (16 worldwide citation)

A flow rate control valve comprises a piezoelectric actuator and a displacement amount-amplifying mechanism for amplifying a displacement amount of the piezoelectric actuator. An amplified displacement amount, which is amplified by the displacement amount-amplifying mechanism, is transmitted to a va ...


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Yoshihiro Fukano, Tadashi Uchino, Takamitsu Suzuki: Flow rate control apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, May 10, 2005: US06889706 (15 worldwide citation)

A flow rate control apparatus is constructed by integrally assembling a pulsation-attenuating mechanism for balancing a regulated pilot pressure from a pressure-regulating section and a primary pressure of a pressure fluid flowing through a fluid passage to attenuate pressure fluctuation caused by p ...


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Akio Sato, Tetsuro Maruyama, Yuji Tsuda: Suck back valve having sensor for detecting diaphragm displacement amount. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, January 23, 2001: US06176438 (15 worldwide citation)

A suck back valve comprises an ON/OFF valve, a suck back mechanism, a first sensor for detecting a displacement amount of a first diaphragm of the ON/OFF valve, and a second sensor for detecting a displacement amount of a second diaphragm corresponding to a suction amount of a coating liquid. The su ...


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Yoshihiro Fukano, Kousaku Inamoto: Flow rate control valve. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, July 20, 2004: US06764060 (15 worldwide citation)

A flow rate control valve includes a rotary driving source driven by an electric signal, a first movable member screwed axially displaceably in a screw hole by a rotary action of the rotary driving source, a second movable member displaced together with the first movable member, a diaphragm connecte ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Hiroshi Yumiba, Akio Saitoh: Electric clamp apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, March 12, 2002: US06354580 (15 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an electric clamp apparatus comprising a rotary driving section for making rotary driving in accordance with an electric signal; a gear mechanism for transmitting rotary driving force of the rotary driving section; a ball screw mechanism for converting rotary motion transmitted by the g ...


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Hiroshi Tsujino, Edgar Koerner, Tomohiko Masutani: System and method for image recognition. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, February 6, 2001: US06185337 (14 worldwide citation)

In an artificial intelligence system for image recognition, a global image of an object is input from a camera or other optical pick-up device, and is processed in a global image processing means, which performs analytical processing on the global image by extracting global characteristics of the in ...


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Takumi Ezura: Tube joint. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, July 20, 2004: US06764102 (14 worldwide citation)

A tube joint comprises a joint body which is provided with an attachment/detachment mechanism for attaching/detaching a fluid tube and which is formed of a resin material, and a bellows section which has annular projections and annular recesses alternately formed to be continuous in an axial directi ...