Osthagen Sven M, Wise Jr Henry M: Urethral valve. Life Support Equipment, February 15, 1972: US3642004 (259 worldwide citation)

A valved drainage-control device adapted to be retained in the urinary canal, comprising a slim, elongate, flexible catheter tube at one end connected to both a valve housing and a collapsible enlargement or bulb which latter is adapted to be inflated and to occupy the bladder for retaining the cath ...

Bolduc Lee R: Ground electrode and test circuit. Medical Plastics, February 15, 1972: US3642008 (184 worldwide citation)

An electrical-surgical machine using high-frequency currents connected to an active electrode and a patient ground plate electrode. The ground plate electrode is a one-piece disposable flexible sheet member having an electrical conductive skin releasably attached to a clamp connected to a line leadi ...

Osteen Mitchell M, Grindle James L: Luminaire support. General Electric Company, February 15, 1972: US3643088 (127 worldwide citation)

Industrial luminaire having an optical assembly mounted in offset relation to an associated ballast housing is suspended from a supporting conduit by a horizontally adjustable bracket by means of which the luminaire may be positioned with its center of gravity directly below the supporting conduit.

Irish Fred J, McLean Robert F: Vehicle occupant restraint system. General Motors Corporation, February 15, 1972: US3642303 (108 worldwide citation)

A vehicle occupant restraint system having a plurality of bags which are inflated on vehicle impact with a stationary or moving object. One of the bags receives the impact of the occupant's torso and on such impact, has controlled pressure relief to prevent excessive rebounding of the occupant. Anot ...

Manicki Gert L: Solid-state tuned uhf television tuner. Standard Kallsman, February 15, 1972: US3643168 (90 worldwide citation)

A solid-state voltage-controlled capacitor (varactor or varicap) UHF television tuner is described which includes a varicap preselector tuned circuit, a varicap tuned RF amplifier stage inductively coupled to the preselector circuit, and a varicap tuned oscillator stage, both the oscillator stage an ...

Smith William R, Rice Rex: Job flow and multiprocessor operation control system. Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, February 15, 1972: US3643227 (82 worldwide citation)

A hardware-oriented control system for use in a time-shared multiprocessor system is disclosed. The system controls the processing or flow of each requested processing operation or job, which typically requires the performance of processing tasks of several different processors. The control system a ...

Sabee Reinhardt N: Disposable diaper or the like. February 15, 1972: US3642001 (79 worldwide citation)

A fundamentally conventional diaper having an absorbent pad between an impervious backing material and a pervious facing has its margins folded toward each other with the backing material outermost. Each margin is provided with an adhesively coated tab for use in applying the diaper, a portion of th ...

Cutter John W: Treadmill jogger. February 15, 1972: US3642279 (76 worldwide citation)

An exerciser of the treadmill type. A pair of rigid side members support a series of rollers along a concave curve with a forward portion higher than the rear. A continuous belt has an upper course lying above and resting on these rollers, and a lower course below them, so that a person walking, jog ...

Knutsen Elliel F, Santiago Julio A: Radioluminescent gunsight and method. Nite Site, February 15, 1972: US3641676 (76 worldwide citation)

An improved gunsight utilizing radioluminescent material for permitting sighting of the gun in darkened conditions is described. Particular housings for holding the radioluminescent material are also described, together with methods of applying the radioluminescent material to the sights of guns.

Gill William G: Electrical method and apparatus for the recovery of oil. The Electrothermic Co, February 15, 1972: US3642066 (71 worldwide citation)

Two well bores extend from the surface into the oil bearing formation defining a producing well and an electrode well. Electrodes in each well, contacting the formation, are connected to a unidirectional current voltage source at the surface through conductive tubing or pipe in the respective well b ...