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Gray Ronald G: Vehicle interior rear view mirror. Ford Motor Company, Roethel John J, Zerschling Keith L, April 23, 1974: US3806232 (69 worldwide citation)

A vehicle rear view mirror the reflective surface of which is a reflective coating on a plurality of vertically extending strips, the lines of intersection of the planes of the strips with the front planar surfaces of the mirror being vertical and the angles which the individual planes of the vertic ...


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Bush George F: Side door intrusion protection. Ford Motor Company, Malleck Joseph W, Zerschling Keith L, March 4, 1975: US3868796 (66 worldwide citation)

A composite beam for rendering side impact protection to a door of an automobile. The conventional outer skin or panel of the door is integrated as part of a beam; an inner corrugated panel is welded at opposite edges to the outer panel and the void therebetween is filled with foam in a manner to pr ...


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McLean Arthur F: Low emissions catalytic combustion system. Ford Motor Company, Zerschling Keith L, Malleck Joseph W, March 19, 1974: US3797231 (51 worldwide citation)

In a continuous combustion, regenerative, gas turbine engine, supply of compressed air is divided so that a portion thereof can be mixed with fuel to support a local flame on the surface of a heat exchanger through which all portions of the flow pass to be combusted. The flame brings the temperature ...


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Hilderbrandt Lynn H: Method of fabricating a precontoured unitized electrical wiring harness. Ford Motor Company, Zerschling Keith L, Malleck Joseph W, September 17, 1974: US3836415 (49 worldwide citation)

A wiring harness comprised of a plurality of conductive wires each encased in a tubular nonconductive thermoplastic sheath and placed in side-by-side alignment, the plurality of conductive wires being precontoured and restrained in such condition by a plurality of transverse hinges formed from said ...


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Azelborn Nicolas Alan, Errante Joseph, Paluszny Antoni: Combustor. Ford Motor Company, Malleck Joseph W, Zerschling Keith L, January 14, 1975: US3859786 (47 worldwide citation)

A three-chamber assembly is used for the control of combustion in a gas turbine engine having a conventional supply of fuel and compressed air. Uniform, homogeneous mixing, preferably on a molecular level, takes place in a first chamber, combustion in the second with restriction of the combustion fl ...


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Feustel James R, Hoyt Kenneth L, Valukonis Jonas: Bumper support and energy absorbing frame system for a motor vehicle. Ford Motor Company, Sadler Clifford L, Zerschling Keith L, January 14, 1975: US3860258 (43 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to impact absorbing systems for motor vehicles. In a preferred embodiment, the system includes energy absorbing frame structure and telescopic energy absorbers supporting the vehicle bumper and disposed within the frame front side rails. The frame side rails have corrugated p ...


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Anderson Richard D, Azelborn Nicolas A, Wade Wallace R: Critical flow venturi. Ford Motor Company, Zerschling Keith L, Malleck Joseph W, June 18, 1974: US3817100 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for determining the total mass of exhaust gas constituents emitted from an internal or external combustion engine, the apparatus having a through-flow duct to receive the exhaust gases and into which is introduced dilution air for thorough mixing with the exhaust gases. The apparatus ha ...


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Hellriegel Emund, Pfadenhauer Dieter: Vehicle door, in particular for motor vehicles. Ford Motor Company, Zerschling Keith L, Roethel John J, February 12, 1974: US3791693 (42 worldwide citation)

A vehicle door, in particular for motor vehicles, having a load-bearing cross-member linking the door hinges and the door lock, to which frames, guides and actuator devices for windows, as well as armrests, handles and actuating devices for the door lock, are attached. The cross-member is attached t ...


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Asik Joseph R, Hanabusa Mitsugu: Capacitor discharge ignition system with controlled spark duration. Ford Motor Company, Brown Robert W, Zerschling Keith L, September 23, 1975: US3906919 (42 worldwide citation)

A capacitor discharge ignition system for a spark-ignition internal combustion engine. The ignition system includes an ignition coil having first and second primary windings, a secondary winding and a ferromagnetic core about which the windings are wound. A spark plug has electrodes which are spaced ...


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Minck Robert W, Tischer Ragnar P: Mass transportation electrode for energy conversion device. Ford Motor Company, Johnson William E, Arendsen Glenn S, Zerschling Keith L, May 21, 1974: US3811943 (41 worldwide citation)

An electronically conductive perforated metal sheet contacts the exterior of a thin layer of graphite felt that has its interior in contact with the polysulfide side of the solid electrolyte in a sodium-sulfur energy conversion device. The perforated metal sheet is spaced away from the container wal ...