Howard R Stillwell, Roosevelt A Fernandes: Transponder unit for measuring temperature and current on live transmission lines. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, May 17, 1983: US04384289 (224 worldwide citation)

A toroidal shaped transponder unit is connected to a live power transmission line by means of a tripping mechanism and a hinge assembly. The unit includes means for sensing the temperature and current of the power transmission line and for transmitting the information to a local receiver. The toroid ...

Anthony J Giovanetti: Liquid propellant inflator for vehicle occupant restraint apparatus. General Electric Company, Bailin L Kuch, Robert A Cahill, October 29, 1991: US05060973 (106 worldwide citation)

To deploy an inflatable member, such as an occupant restraint safety bag in a motor vehicle, a liquid propellant is expelled from a storage reservoir into a reaction chamber through ports created at frangible pressure points in the reservoir wall and ignited by detonation of an explosive charge to g ...

Charles L Jencks, Roger N Castonguay: Circuit breaker having improved operating mechanism. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Frank L Neuhauser, January 4, 1977: US04001742 (82 worldwide citation)

A circuit breaker includes an operating mechanism having powerful mechanism springs to achieve the requisite contact pressures for high current carrying capacity. A single crank of a rotary handle through a relatively small arc of 120.degree. resets the operating mechanism via a reciprocating slide ...

Raymond K Seymour, Frank H Murphy: Circuit breaker accessories packaged in a standardized molded case. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Philip L Schlamp, October 27, 1981: US04297663 (75 worldwide citation)

Various circuit breaker accessories, such as a shunt trip, an undervoltage release, an auxiliary switch, and a bell alarm, are individually packaged in a standardized molded insulative accessory case for ultimate factory or even field installation in a molded case, automatic power circuit breaker.

Eugene C Sakshaug, Earl W Stetson: Heat sink thermal transfer system for zinc oxide varistors. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, June 15, 1982: US04335417 (74 worldwide citation)

A heat transfer arrangement for zinc oxide varistors comprises a metal heat sink disk held in contact with one face of the varistor by means of a circumferential elastic sleeve. The heat generated within the varistor rapidly conducts into and is absorbed by the metal disk and transmits through the e ...

Ronald D Ciarcia, Raymond K Seymour: Compact three-pole circuit breaker. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Philip L Schlamp, September 4, 1979: US04166988 (61 worldwide citation)

A compact three-pole circuit breaker is modularly constructed utilizing two identical operating mechanisms in controllably articulating three movable contact arms. The operating mechanisms are ganged together for concerted manual operation by an external handle tie and internal means intercoupling t ...

Keith W Klein, Joseph M Palmieri, George J Lawrence: Electrical receptacle equipped with ground fault protection. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Frank L Neuhauser, March 1, 1977: US04010432 (59 worldwide citation)

An electrical receptacle assembly affording ground fault protection includes a housing containing fixed contacts supported by socket connector sub-assemblies. A support plate mounts an electronics/magnetics module and operating mechanism sub-assembly including a pivotal, movable contact carrying arm ...

Edward K Howell: Lightning arrestor. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Philip L Schlamp, September 8, 1981: US04288833 (56 worldwide citation)

A metal oxide varistor (MOV) is directly electrically connected between a line conductor and ground to dissipate the energy associated with voltage surges appearing on the line conductor. A thermostatic switch, in the form of a resilient arm held in electrical connection with one of the MOV electrod ...

James M Ballingall III, Stephen D Hersee: Metal organic molecular beam epitaxy (MOMBE) apparatus. General Electric Company, Richard V Lang, Fred Jacob, Robert A Cahill, March 27, 1990: US04911101 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to apparatus for epitaxial processing using metal organic molecular beams. The MOMBE apparatus employs a manifold for supplying metal organic vapor to a reactor which is operated under vacuum. The manifold includes a bubbler in which MO vapor is formed and mixed with a carrier ...

Gregory C Eckart, Lewis W Jacobs, Morris J Kornblit: Circuit breaker demonstrator and distribution circuit protection coordinator apparatus. General Electric Company, Robert A Cahill, Walter C Bernkopf, Philip L Schlamp, January 13, 1981: US04245318 (53 worldwide citation)

Demonstrator apparatus utilizes a display to portray in log-log coordinate scale the trip-time curve of a solid state (static) trip circuit breaker. A simulated static trip unit programmer is selectively adjustable to vary the shape and position of the displayed trip-time curve. An overlay bearing t ...