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Mark E Larkin: Connector-activated in-line valve. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas M Breininger, June 1, 1993: US05215538 (239 worldwide citation)

An in-line valve for a medical tubing set has a tubular member characterized by an internal annular valve seat and a generally circular rubber-like valve member disposed transversely of the tubular member with its edges fixed relative thereto and with a central portion thereof tensioned into seating ...


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Kin Tai Chang, Harry Frampton, James C Morgan: Composition and method for recovering hydrocarbon fluids from a subterranean reservoir. Ondeo Nalco Energy Services, Michael B Martin, Thomas M Breininger, September 24, 2002: US06454003 (162 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a composition comprising expandable cross linked polymeric microparticles having an unexpanded volume average particle size diameter of from about 0.05 to about 10 microns and a cross linking agent content of from about 9,000 to about 200,000 ppm of labile cross linkers ...


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Peter J Tarcha, James J Donovan, Martin Wong: Indicator reagents, diagnostic assays and test kits employing organic polymer latex particles. Abbott Laboratories, Gregory W Steele, Thomas M Breininger, Lawrence S Pope, October 12, 1993: US05252459 (127 worldwide citation)

An indicator reagent, assay method and test kit for determining the presence or amount of an analyte in a test sample, in which the indicator reagent is formed by attaching an organic polymer latex particle, preferably a colored particle, to a specific binding member. The specific binding member can ...


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Suryya K Das, William G Boberski, Paul P Greigger, James E Jones, Raymond F Schappert, Jerome A Seiner: High-solids coating composition for improved rheology control containing chemically modified inorganic microparticles. PPG, Thomas M Breininger, June 11, 1985: US04522958 (126 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an essentially solvent-based, organic, high-solids coating composition containing (A) a film-forming binder system containing a crosslinkable resin having a weight average molecular weight of from about 500 to about 10,000; (B) substantially colorless, substantially inorganic microparti ...


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Giovanni Pastrone, Noel L Johnson, J Terry Huang, Timothy Allen: Automated drug infusion system with autopriming. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Thomas M Breininger, March 5, 1996: US05496273 (118 worldwide citation)

A pumping system for positive displacement, volumetric liquid control includes a pump having a pumping chamber with a pumping chamber inlet and a pumping chamber outlet. The pumping system further includes a liquid supply inlet for receiving liquid from a liquid supply, and an detector for detecting ...


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Robert G Poli: Anti-free flow valve, enabling fluid flow as a function of pressure and selectively opened to enable free flow. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Thomas M Breininger, March 14, 1995: US05396925 (108 worldwide citation)

A bi-directional cracking valve that can be selectively opened. Bi-directional cracking valve (10, 70) is formed using an elastomeric membrane (34). Centered within the elastomeric membrane is a slit (36) that remains closed, blocking fluid flow through the device until a differential pressure acros ...


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Robert G Poli, Noel L Johnson, Robert R Burnside, Leland D Chamness, J Terry Huang, V Stanton Thomas: Drug identification and security apparatus for infusion and pumping systems. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Thomas M Breininger, August 29, 1995: US05445621 (91 worldwide citation)

A drug identification and security apparatus usable in conjunction with an electronic drug delivery system having at least one drug channel therein, the apparatus providing a first interlock mechanism between a locking member of the apparatus and the drug delivery system to lock the upper and lower ...


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James A Claar, Stephen J Thomas, Betty J Kindle: Basecoat/clearcoat method of coating utilizing an anhydride additive in the thermoplastic polymer-containing basecoat for improved repairability. PPG, Thomas M Breininger, January 17, 1989: US04798746 (87 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of coating comprising the steps of: (I) coating a substrate with one or more applications of a pigmented basecoating composition comprising a thermoplastic, non-crosslinked, film-forming polymer having at least two functional groups per molecule which functional groups are co-r ...


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Gary N Smith, Donald H Patrick: Cannula and stylet system. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas M Breininger, October 5, 1993: US05250035 (85 worldwide citation)

A needle system including a plastic cannula and a stylet, and a procedure utilizing the needle system for positioning the end of a spinal catheter within the subarachnoid space surrounding a patient's spinal cord for continuous administration of anesthetics and/or analgesic medications. The stylet h ...


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Suryya K Das, Jerome A Seiner, Paul P Greigger, James E Jones, Raymond F Schappert, William G Boberski: Color plus clear coating system utilizing inorganic microparticles. PPG, Thomas M Breininger, July 14, 1987: US04680204 (80 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of coating a substrate comprising the steps of (A) coating the substrate with one or more applications of a basecoating composition containing (1) an organic film-forming resin, (2) substantially colorless, substantially inorganic microparticles stably dispersed in the basecoat ...



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