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David Robinson, Ernest Bate, Simon Kellard, Mark Watson, Donald E Mahan, Thomas M Shimei, Kevin R Kearney: Diagnostics instrument. Amoco Corporation, Thomas W Tolpin, December 20, 1994: US05374395 (302 worldwide citation)

A dependable cost-effective clinical analyzer machine provides an efficient and easy-to-use diagnostics instrument and process to accurately, rapidly and automatically test and analyze samples in test packs for an analyte. In the clinical analyzer machine, remote-controlled trams transport test pack ...


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John M Forgac, George R Hoekstra: In situ retorting of oil shale with pulsed water purge. Amoco Corporation, Chevron U, Thomas W Tolpin, William T McClain, William H Magidson, January 20, 1987: US04637464 (255 worldwide citation)

Product yield and quality is increased during in situ retorting of oil shale by pulsed combustion in which the flow of feed gas to the flame front is intermittently stopped while continuously retorting the oil shale. In the process, a water purge is injected into the retort between pulses of feed ga ...


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Gerald B Hoekstra, David R Christian: In situ retorting of oil shale. Standard Oil Company, Gulf Oil Corporation, Thomas W Tolpin, William T McClain, William H Magidson, October 12, 1982: US04353418 (252 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for the in situ retorting of oil shale and purification products comprising establishing an underground in situ retort containing a mass of rubblized matter comprising oil shale and establishing a flame front within the rubblized matter. Oxygen containing gas com ...


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George R Hoekstra, John M Forgac: Transient response process for detecting in situ retorting conditions. Standard Oil Company, Thomas W Tolpin, William T McClain, William H Magidson, July 3, 1984: US04457374 (232 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for determining retorting conditions in an in situ oil shale retort. In the process, the thickness of the hot shale zone is determined by monitoring the off gases in response to changing the feed conditions, such as the temperature or flow rate, of the feed gas. The location an ...


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John M Forgac, George R Hoekstra: Pulsed in situ retorting in an array of oil shale retorts. Standard Oil Company, Gulf Oil Corporation, Thomas W Tolpin, William T McClain, R C Medhurst, November 12, 1985: US04552214 (220 worldwide citation)

Greater product yield and quality and continuous upgrading of shale oil with hydrogen-rich, purge mode off gases is attained by pulsing in situ retorts at different phases and intervals. In the process, flow of feed gases to the flame fronts of underground retorts are sequentially stopped and purged ...


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Paul Garvison, Donald B Warfield: Photovoltaic module framing system with integral electrical raceways. BP Solarex, Thomas W Tolpin, Welsh & Katz, August 29, 2000: US06111189 (180 worldwide citation)

A multi-purpose photovoltaic module framing system is provided which combines and integrates the framing system with the photovoltaic electrical system. The user friendly framing system is easy to install and can be directly mounted to a roof surface without auxiliary brackets and beams. The economi ...


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Gerald B Hoekstra deceased: Ignition procedure and process for in situ retorting of oil shale. Standard Oil Company, Thomas W Tolpin, William T McClain, William H Magidson, January 17, 1984: US04425967 (177 worldwide citation)

An in situ process and ignition procedure are provided to retort oil shale which increases product yield and enhances uniformity of the flame front in an underground retort. In the process, a portion of the rubblized mass of oil shale is preheated with steam, nitrogen or some other inert gas, to at ...


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Guy C Hill: Flooring product. Flourlock, Thomas W Tolpin, January 19, 1993: US05179812 (172 worldwide citation)

A flooring product (10) comprises a wood panel having an L-shaped surround (18) the base of which is located below the wood panel. A plurality of parallel aluminium battens (20) are connected to the base of the panel. These battens comprise a groove (30). In use two flooring products (10,50) having ...


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Yoshi Sekiguchi, Risa Sekiguchi Vuillemot, Chika Sekiguchi, Juri Sekiguchi: Process and display with moveable images. Yoshi Sekiguchi, Thomas W Tolpin, December 9, 1997: US05695346 (145 worldwide citation)

An efficient economical process is provided to produce an impressive display with outstanding marketing and advertising appeal. In the process, multiple images are formed, such as on a central processing unit, the images are striped or manipulated, eliminating rows of pixels and replacing them with ...


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Michael DeMar, Piotr Sasinowski: Remote controlled slot machines. Thomas W Tolpin, Welsh & Katz, August 7, 2001: US06270410 (140 worldwide citation)

A special gaming system is provided with a portable controller comprising a remote control to remotely play a game on a slot machine. The remote control can be a battery-operated remote control, a cable-connected hand-held remote control, or a movable laptop keyboard, which is hard wired to the slot ...



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