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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, April 16, 1996: US05507744 (511 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Robert J Yatka, Lindell C Richey, Marc A Meyers: Chewing gum products using oligofructose. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, July 11, 1995: US05431929 (39 worldwide citation)

Chewing gum products containing oligofructose and methods of making such products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the oligofructose is used in a rolling compound applied to the chewing gum product. In a second embodiment, the oligofructose is used in a coating, such as a hard-shell coating, for a ...


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Robert J Yatka, Lindell C Richey, Marc A Meyers, Kevin B Broderick, David W Record: Chewing gum and other comestibles containing indigestible dextrin. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, October 17, 1995: US05458892 (26 worldwide citation)

Chewing gum products and other comestibles containing indigestible dextrin and methods of making such products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the indigestible dextrin is used in a rolling compound applied to the chewing gum product. In a second embodiment, the indigestible dextrin is used in a co ...


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Robert J Yatka, Lindell C Richey, Marc A Meyers: Chewing gum products using fructooligosaccharides. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, June 20, 1995: US05425961 (25 worldwide citation)

Chewing gum products and other comestibles containing fructooligosaccharides and methods of making such products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the fructooligosaccharides are used in a rolling compound applied to the chewing gum product. In a second embodiment, the fructooligosaccharides are used ...


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Joo H Song, Donald J Townsend: Continuous chewing gum base manufacturing process using a mixing-restriction element. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, January 23, 1996: US05486366 (25 worldwide citation)

A process for continuously producing a chewing gum base comprises the steps of continuously adding an elastomer, a filler and a plasticizer into a continuous mixer, subjecting the elastomer, filler and plasticizer to a highly distributive mixing operation followed by a restriction element and contin ...


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Joo H Song, Donald J Townsend: Continuous gum base manufacture using sequential mixers. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, June 4, 1996: US05523097 (19 worldwide citation)

A continuous method of making chewing gum base is provided wherein two continuous mixers are arranged in series. A higher viscosity portion including elastomer, filler, and elastomer plasticizer is continuously added and mixed in the first continuous mixer to form a blend. The blend is ventilated af ...


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Henry T Tyrpin, Kevin B Broderick, Robert J Yatka: Chewing gum with a rolling compound containing erythritol. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, February 27, 1996: US05494685 (18 worldwide citation)

A chewing gum product is provided with a rolling compound containing erythritol and an anticaking agent, such as talc. The angle of repose of the rolling compound is less than 30.degree.. Preferably the rolling compound comprises about 40% to about 95% erythritol, about 0.5% to about 10% anticaking ...


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Robert J Yatka, Lindell C Richey, Marc A Meyers: Chewing gum products using polydextrose. Wm Wrigley Jr Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, June 11, 1996: US05525360 (16 worldwide citation)

Chewing gum products containing polydextrose and methods of making such products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the polydextrose is used in a rolling compound applied to the chewing gum product. In a second embodiment, the polydextrose is used in a hard-shell coating for a pellet gum. In a third ...


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Charles E Schlosser, Lee G Mueller, Gregory McDougal: Ice making machine. The Manitowoc Company, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, April 25, 1995: US05408834 (16 worldwide citation)

An automatic ice making machine is disclosed having a coolant/refrigerant system, a water/ice system, a cleaning/sterilizing system and a microprocessor operated control system interconnecting the above systems. Methods for automatically cleaning the ice maker's water/ice systems and establishing sa ...


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Robert Trowbridge: Compositions for stimulating plant growth; their preparation and usage. Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, September 19, 1995: US05451240 (15 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of compositions for stimulating plant growth whereby coal ash is fused with a humic acid-bearing ore, and more particularly fusing fly ash with leonardite ore; compositions produced by such a process; and methods for use thereof for stimulating plant growth.