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Patrick J Fischer: Actuator assembly. United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, William R Hinds, December 21, 1993: US05271290 (225 worldwide citation)

An actuator assembly (14) suitable for use in a hand controller (10) with six degrees of freedom of movement consists of a pair of arms (20) each secured at one end to a respective rotary actuator (26), and at the other end secured to a common universal joint (21). The arms (20) are coupled directly ...


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Hugh Malcolm Bourne, Peter Arne Read: Well treatment. AEA Technology, William R Hinds, October 12, 1999: US05964291 (182 worldwide citation)

Chemical treatment agents are supplied to a well or borehole extending through an earth formation by subjecting the well to a fracturing treatment with a high pressure fluid and proppant particles. The proppant particles are thereby trapped in fractures in the earth formation. Some or all of the pro ...


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Oliver Sjolander: Mounting member for face tiles. William R Hinds, February 21, 1995: US05390457 (178 worldwide citation)

A mounting member for mounting face tiles on a building wall comprises an elongate profile member (11) adapted to be secured in vertical position on the building wall and having longitudinally spaced support hooks (17), each adapted to support a face tile. A resiliently displaceable retaining lip (1 ...


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Kumar V Siva: Multi-axis hand controller. United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, William R Hinds, April 16, 1991: US05007300 (172 worldwide citation)

A hand controller (10) is provided with which an operator can simultaneously control several degrees of freedom of a mechanism, for example a slave arm (18), single handedly. An operator's handle (12) is connected by four links serially arranged between the handle and elements (50, 48, 46, 42) to a ...


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Peter Arne Read: Oil well treatment. AEA Technology, William H Holt, William R Hinds, April 13, 1999: US05893416 (155 worldwide citation)

Corrosion, scale-formation, or other deleterious processes are inhibited in an oil well by installing within the oil well (10) fluid-permeable elements, such as tubular filters (20), which comprises a suppressing material. Each filter (20) comprises two tubular filter screens (24) between which is a ...


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Paul B Lee: Downhole valve for oil/gas well. William R Hinds, March 19, 1996: US05499687 (151 worldwide citation)

A downhole drilling device utilizing a spring-loaded sleeve within a casing for controlling circulation of fluid material. A plastic, i.e., deformable ball is used to block a flow opening in the sleeve for positioning the sleeve and aligning flow ports. Subsequently, the ball is deformed and the dri ...


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Brian H Harrison, Lorne A Main, James A Newman, Jocelyn B Pedder, Nicole Ranger, Brian Gallup, Andre M St Laurent, Donald Gray: Universal head harness. Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada represented by the Minister of National Defence of Her Majesty s Canadian Government, William R Hinds, August 13, 1991: US05038776 (143 worldwide citation)

Head harness form gas mask consists of several pieces of biaxially stretchable elastic fabric stitched together to provide a concave configuration in the relaxed state. The harness is shaped and sized to fit a range of normal human heads by stretching over the back and top of the head. The forward e ...


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Lance Sully, Ian T Jackson: Device and method for use in the treatment of damaged articular surfaces of human joints. J & P Coats, William R Hinds, May 31, 1983: US04385404 (131 worldwide citation)

A device for treating a human joint having damaged articular surfaces, for example an arthritic joint, comprises a cap of concavo-convex lenticular form and constructed of a bio-compatible material. The function of the cap is to mould cartilage covering the damaged articular surfaces. The radius of ...


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Roy Causer: Manipulators. United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, William R Hinds, January 11, 1983: US04367998 (101 worldwide citation)

A manipulator consisting of a slave assembly, a master unit, and a control circuit. The movement of the various components of the slave assembly are actuated by electric stepping motors, and the slave assembly itself comprises a pantograph linkage having a wrist at one end of an extended link of the ...


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Robert Hardie, Kevin Shaw: Apparatus for dispensing substances which are biologically hazardous. British Nuclear Fuels, William R Hinds, January 2, 1996: US05479969 (100 worldwide citation)

A dispensing apparatus comprises a robot device (14) having gripping means (20a, 20b) presentable to a plurality of stations, each station being adapted to provide an operation in a sequence of operations such as to produce a measured quantity or dose from a supply of a hazardous substance, and one ...



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