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James D Walker: Method and apparatus for loading and unloading sheet molding compound in and from a press. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, February 18, 1986: US04571320 (90 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed using a robot to load and unload precut pieces of sheet molding compound and the like between an upper die and a lower die of a sheet molding press. The steps in the method include having the robot ready and hold a raw piece while the press is closed and molding a ...


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Timothy J Skinner: Variable displacement compressor control valve arrangement. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, January 31, 1984: US04428718 (90 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed in a refrigerant compressor whose displacement is controlled by crankcase-suction pressure differential, a control valve arrangement which is responsive to both compressor suction and discharge pressures to provide controlled communication of same with the compressor crankcase so ...


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Dinesh V Parekh: Variable displacement compressor control valve arrangement. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, August 19, 1986: US04606705 (72 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed in a refrigerant compressor whose piston stroke and thereby displacement is controlled by crankcase-suction pressure differential, a control valve that is normally responsive to at least suction pressure to control such differential but is acted on by a solenoid above a prescribed ...


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Michael R Foster, Jack E Smith: Catalytic converter having a monolith with support and seal means therefor. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, December 16, 1980: US04239733 (69 worldwide citation)

A catalytic converter having a catalyst coated monolith of frangible material supported in a sheet metal housing by both a wire mesh sleeve and intumescent sleeve with the latter also providing sealing between the monolith and the housing.


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John H Harlow Jr, Joseph Maywood: Powertrain and independent suspension mounting arrangement for front-wheel-drive vehicle. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, December 23, 1980: US04240517 (62 worldwide citation)

In a front-wheel-drive vehicle having a powertrain with a transversely positioned engine and transmission and independent front-wheel suspensions each with a control arm, there is provided a cradle to which the drive-wheel suspension control arms are swingably mounted. A plurality of cushion mounts ...


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Edward D Pettitt: Low refrigerant charge detecting device. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, May 24, 1988: US04745765 (57 worldwide citation)

A low refrigerant charge detecting device comprises a refrigerant superheat temperature transducer that senses refrigerant leaving the evaporator and provides a positional output indicative of the superheat temperature of the sensed refrigerant, an ambient air temperature transducer that senses ambi ...


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Timothy J Skinner: Refrigerant compressor lubrication system. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, November 6, 1984: US04480964 (53 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed in a refrigerant compressor whose crankcase is vented to compressor suction, a passive lubrication system having a lubrication-vent path arrangement which vents the crankcase while also assuring lubrication of the compressor's critical bearing surfaces using oil entrained in the r ...


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J D Livesay: Liquid accumulator. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, September 29, 1981: US04291548 (50 worldwide citation)

A liquid accumulator for air conditioning systems and the like having a hollow porous desiccant container which is adapted to be sealingly connected in the bottom of the accumulator's casing prior to permanent assembly thereof and wherein the desiccant container accommodates the accumulator's normal ...


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Edward D Pettitt: Low refrigerant charge protection method. General Motors Corporation, R L Phillips, April 13, 1993: US05201862 (49 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor based control for an automotive air conditioner receives inputs from transducers which measure suction gas pressure and temperature and ambient air temperature and provides outputs for compressor clutch control and instrument panel lights. The control includes a table of warning tem ...


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William F Thornburgh: Engine air inlet and silencer for motor vehicle. General Motors Coporation, R L Phillips, October 18, 1988: US04778029 (41 worldwide citation)

A noise attenuating tube mounted in an engine compartment air intake hood duct of a motor vehicle to attenuate engine air intake noise in the hood is disclosed.