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Crawford Donald C, Nack Michael R: Extended dwell heat sealer. FMC Corporation, Tripp C E, November 26, 1974: US3850780 (50 worldwide citation)

A modified rotary motion is imparted to heated sealing jaws on counterrotating shafts straddling a web to be sealed, so that the jaws are directed along linear paths while in sealing engagement with the web. Each sealing jaw support is provided with follower rollers engaged with stationary cams coax ...


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Joseph Craig L: Solid state electronic gauge. FMC Corporation, Kelly R S, Tripp C E, March 12, 1974: US3796951 (46 worldwide citation)

A gauge comprised of a series of light emitting diodes (LEDs) connected in series to a constant current source with the number of consecutively arranged LEDs which are turned on being indicative of the level of an analog signal. A series of serially connected transistor switches are arranged with on ...


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Throner Jr Guy C: Independent multiple head forward firing system. FMC Corporation, Moore A J, Tripp C E, June 25, 1974: US3818833 (43 worldwide citation)

A missile carries a plurality of independent explosive heads which when fired direct fragments only in a forward direction. The missile releases all heads either in response to a timed delay from drop or launch or in response to movement of the missile to a predetermined position relative to the tar ...


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Weir Stanley M: Automated storage and freight terminal apparatus. FMC Corporation, Kelly R S, Tripp C E, February 19, 1974: US3792785 (32 worldwide citation)

An automated freight terminal wherein a plurality of stacker cranes transfer shipments between load-unload boom conveyors, shipment staging compartments, and an indexible distribution conveyor comprised of a series of interconnected carts. The stacker cranes are provided with elevators, and each ele ...


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Weir Stanley M: Boom conveyor. FMC Corporation, Kelly R S, Tripp C E, June 25, 1974: US3819068 (32 worldwide citation)

A boom conveyor including a longitudinally adjustable belt conveyor arranged to be adjusted for inclination relative to a loading dock area and provided with an angularly adjustable conveyor ramp at its distal end which can be inserted within a cargo container in order to facilitate the transfer of ...


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Goodley George F: Strapping machine feed. FMC Corporation, Tripp C E, November 12, 1974: US3847071 (31 worldwide citation)

This machine straps a package with heat sealable plastic strapping. The strap is fed by geared feed and tension wheels around a yoke and against a stop. The strap is gripped against a side-retractable anvil on opposite sides of a vertically moving platen and knife assembly, while straddling a retrac ...


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Bunnelle Philip R: Liquid-gas separator unit. FMC Corporation, Ritt Jr W W, Tripp C E, June 3, 1975: US3887342 (31 worldwide citation)

A liquid-gas separator unit with superior performance characteristics is disclosed. The unit is characterized by a high liquid flow rate capacity at high as well as low accompanying gas flow rates, and efficient liquid-gas separation capability. The unit has a unique discharge plug element and a uni ...


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Graves Kenneth E, Madsen Kay, Schmidt Warren J: Bar code reading circuitry. FMC Corporation, Kelly Robert S, Tripp C E, February 5, 1974: US3790756 (29 worldwide citation)

Circuitry for a bar/half bar code reader which includes a stationary array of photodetectors aligned to scan over a relatively large scan width to detect and decode a data line which occupies only a fraction of the area of the scan width. The circuitry includes counting means for locating the relati ...


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Lotto Ronald L: Apparatus for making bottom seal thermoplastic bags. FMC Corporation, Tripp C E, September 2, 1975: US3902954 (29 worldwide citation)

According to the present disclosure, tubular thermoplastic material is intermittently fed between opposed transversely extending seal bars operating in timed relation with the intermittent feeding of the web to sequentially perform cutting and sealing of the web during its period of repose. To insur ...


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Begun Robert A, Thuse Erik, McGee Arthur L: Electric remote control system for underwater wells. FMC Corporation, Ritt Jr W W, Tripp C E, February 11, 1975: US3865142 (29 worldwide citation)

A fail-safe electrical system for controlling, from a remote location, the operation of hydraulic, pneumatic, and/or electric powered mechanisms, and for measuring pressures, temperatures, and any other parameter transduceable to an electric parameter and indicating the values thereof on a display p ...



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