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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Marlow Ray E: Remotely operable articulated manipulator. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, December 2, 1975: US3922930 (60 worldwide citation)

An improved, remotely operable, articulated manipulator including a plurality of serially connected drive shafts, a grasping device mounted at the distal end of the ultimate drive shaft of a plurality of drive shafts, a plurality of joints including meshed bevel gears interconnecting the drive shaft ...


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Lowery James R: Panel for selectively absorbing solar thermal energy and the method of producing said panel. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, November 18, 1975: US3920413 (44 worldwide citation)

A panel for selectively absorbing solar thermal energy comprising a metallic substrate, a layer of bright metallic material carried on the substrate, and a solar thermal energy absorbing coating carried on the bright metallic material. A layer of zinc is interposed between the metal substrate and th ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Rollins James R: Externally supported internally stabilized flexible duct joint. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, October 28, 1975: US3915482 (21 worldwide citation)

An externally supported internally stabilized flexible duct joint particularly suited for use in conducting the flow of fluid between a pair of tubular conduits, at least one of which is supported for motion relative to the other. The joint is characterized by a low-flow loss coefficient and include ...


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Naumann Robert J: Carbon monoxide monitor. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, July 22, 1975: US3895912 (14 worldwide citation)

A device for automatic, real time monitoring of carbon monoxide and for providing a continuous read out of the concentration of carbon monoxide. The monitoring device includes two Y-cut, temperature sensitive quartz crystals which are encapsulated in a helium filled can. One of the cans containing a ...


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Gause Raymond L: Ergometer calibrator. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, January 14, 1975: US3859840 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for accurately calibrating ergometers so that the work rate produced by the particular ergometer being calibrated is accurate. The apparatus includes a D.C. motor which is coupled directly to the ergometer for rotating such at various speeds. Positioned on the shaft between the D.C. mot ...


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Dane Dan H: Orthotic arm joint. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, November 19, 1974: US3849668 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved orthopedic (orthotic) arm joint that can be used in various joints of mechanical arms. The arm joint includes a worm, which is coupled to an electric motor for rotating a worm gear carried within a rotatable housing. The worm gear is supported on a thrust bearing and the rotatable housin ...


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Britz William J, Boshers William A: Rapid activation and checkout device for batteries. The United States of America represented by the United States, Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, October 14, 1975: US3912541 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for activating a battery by inserting an electrolyte into the ells thereof while concurrently making voltage measurements on each cell. The battery has a planar top with vertically extending passages extending therethrough providing access to the cells. It also has test points adjacent ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Buhler George V, Havens Dale E: Meter for use in detecting tension in straps having predetermined elastic characteristics. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, February 11, 1975: US3864953 (8 worldwide citation)

A meter for use in detecting tension in fabric straps having predetermined elastic characteristics. The meter is characterized by a pair of elongated arms disposed in juxtaposed, substantial parallelism, a clevis interconnecting the arms for pivotal motion in a common plane about a common axis, a pa ...


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Fletcher James C, N A, Burdin Clifford: Phase-locked servo system. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, November 26, 1974: US3851238 (8 worldwide citation)

A phase lock servo system for synchronizing the rotation of a slip ring assembly with the rotation of an air bearing table so that a minimum of torque will be imparted through cables extending from the slip ring assembly to the air bearing table as such is rotated. The system includes two servo loop ...


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James C Fletcher administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Shriver Edward L, Igenbergs Eduard B: Self-energized plasma compressor. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, December 10, 1974: US3854097 (8 worldwide citation)

A self-energized plasma compressor which compresses plasma discharged from a coaxial plasma generator. The device includes a helically shaped coil which is coaxially aligned with the center axis of the coaxial plasma generator. The plasma generator creates a current through the helical coil which, i ...



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