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Smith Raymond D, Smith Jane M: Adjustable turret spray nozzle. August 3, 1971: US3596835 (133 worldwide citation)

A spray nozzle employed as a part of the crop-spraying system employed on a crop-spraying aircraft incorporating a rotatable plate having a plurality of orifices therein of different size for alignment with a discharge passage with the plate including one portion thereof which is imperforate to rend ...


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Kaute Bernd B: Fracture fixation device. August 3, 1971: US3596656 (116 worldwide citation)

A device for use in the fixation of bone fractures including a metal plate having front and back faces and having at least one bore therethrough with a countersunk portion in the front face of said plate. The backface of said plate is adapted for positioning against the bone. A nonmetallic frustocon ...


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Ortner Robert C, Adams Norman S: Rapid discharge hopper car door actuator. Ortner Freight Car Company, August 3, 1971: US3596609 (84 worldwide citation)

Door-actuating means for use in a hopper car of the type having a plurality of hopper doors arranged in opposing pairs and swingable between a downwardly depending open position and a closed position wherein their bottom edges meet in abutting relationship. The hopper doors have portions capable of ...


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Luckenbill Lawrence F: Joint for plastic pipe. Mueller Co, August 3, 1971: US3596933 (79 worldwide citation)

A joint for connecting a nonmetallic flareless plastic pipe or tube to fittings or metal pipes, the joint including two relatively movable members having a variable volume compression chamber therebetween, one of the members fixedly supporting a relatively rigid sleeve element insertable into the pl ...


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Erb Robert A, Tarpley Jr William B, Francis Peter Schuyler: Hair implant structure. The Franklin Institute, August 3, 1971: US3596292 (75 worldwide citation)

A hair implant suitable for placement in the human scalp to overcome the appearance of baldness. The implant may be small to provide only one or a few hairs per implant, or may be larger to cover a substantial area and to provide a larger number of hairs. The implant has a percutaneous portion with ...


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Hubbard David W, Rastorguyeff Andrew W: Label-making system. Pitney Bowes, August 3, 1971: US3597076 (67 worldwide citation)

A deck of tabulating cards having names and addresses printed thereon in legible form is used as a master mailing list. The cards are passed through a photocopying machine which, in addition to the usual document copying facilities, has equipment for tabulating card handling. The cards are copied au ...


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Horn Fordyce H: Silicon oxide-silicon nitride coatings for semiconductor devices. General Electric Company, August 3, 1971: US3597667 (65 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor devices having improved surface coatings to provide surface passivation and/or electrical insulation include a composite insulating layer. Insulating layer has a first layer of oxide covering and insulating the semiconductor surface. A second layer of silicon nitride is formed over the ...


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Kaspareck Walter E: Fine adjustment mount. N A, August 3, 1971: US3596863 (61 worldwide citation)

A mount for optical devices which is formed with a horizontal slot or cutout, a longitudinal slot, and a vertical slot leaving only a small bridgelike portion between adjacent members which serves as a spring against an adjusting screw associated with each pair of members forming a slot. The most fo ...


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Sullivan Arthur Basil Joseph, Houldcroft Peter Thomas: Thermal cutting apparatus and method. National Research Development Corporation, August 3, 1971: US3597578 (61 worldwide citation)

A workpiece is cut or gouged by moving a concentrated laser beam along its surface and directing on to the moving region of the workpiece, at which the laser beam is concentrated, a gas which produces an exothermic reaction at the heated workpiece and sweeps away the products of combustion. In appar ...


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Cecce Robert F: Steering system. Fairchild Hiller Corporation, August 3, 1971: US3596730 (60 worldwide citation)

This invention includes a steering system for use with a vehicle capable of exhibiting three modes of steering, said vehicle having forward and rearward wheels, the first of said modes comprising forward-wheel steering control of the vehicle, the second and third of said modes comprising forward- an ...