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Harold S Colby, Raymond H Landry: Method of installing an insulating sleeve on a staple. PCI Group, McCormick Paulding & Huber, March 2, 1976: US03940844 (275 worldwide citation)

An insulated staple is formed by a U-shaped body member, and a piece of flexible, plastic tubing bent in a U-shaped configuration and installed on the body member. The plastic tubing is cut along a longitudinal wall portion to form a longitudinally extending opening at the central region of the tubi ...


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Edward C Froning: Apparatus and method for stereotaxic lateral extradural disc puncture. Julian Caplan, March 2, 1976: US03941127 (273 worldwide citation)

Apparatus consists of a stereotaxic fixture made up of a needle angle guide attached to an offset index, a parallel heading guide with plumb line chain attached, and a frame which provides fixation for the guides, allowing rapid and secure position readjustment, and which provides retention of orien ...


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Charles P Olinger, Ronald L Ohlhaber, Casey Kot: Focusing fiber-optic needle endoscope. The University of Cincinnati, Wood Herron & Evans, March 2, 1976: US03941121 (209 worldwide citation)

A needle endoscope includes a hollow needle of about 18-gauge, a lens system within the needle, an image transmitting bundle of flexible fiber-optic rods within the needle, a plurality of illumination transmitting fiber-optic rods within the needle, an operative channel within the needle, and appara ...


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Robert Johnston Herold: Polyethers and method for making the same. The General Tire & Rubber Company, Kemon Palmer & Estabrook, March 2, 1976: US03941849 (172 worldwide citation)

Hydroxy terminated polyethers are obtained by reacting (1) epoxide and oxetane monomers with (2) a telogen at least partially soluble with the monomers, reactive with said monomers and being selected from the group consisting of phenols (3) in admixture therewith as catalysts certain double metal cy ...


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Robert S Burton III, Chang Yul Cha, Richard D Ridley: Apparatus for obtaining uniform gas flow through an in situ oil shale retort. Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, March 2, 1976: US03941421 (168 worldwide citation)

An in situ oil shale retort in which a cavity filled with broken particles of oil shale is formed within the subsurface oil shale formation and air is forced down through the cavity to sustain combustion of the top layer of oil shale particles. The products of combustion are withdrawn through a plur ...


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Donald L McLaughlin, Ronald W Streiber: Reducing power consumption in calculators. MOS Technology, Cooper Dunham Clark Griffin & Moran, March 2, 1976: US03941989 (137 worldwide citation)

Continuous power and a high rate clock are supplied to a calculator while it is in an execute mode and is actually decoding and processing input information, but lower duty cycle power and lower duty cycle clock pulses are supplied during the subsequent display mode, when the only requirement is to ...


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Ian A Whyte: Distribution network powerline carrier communication system. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, D R Lackey, March 2, 1976: US03942170 (129 worldwide citation)

A distribution powerline carrier communication system for providing distribution automation functions. The communication system includes a distribution powerline, with inductive couplers and frequency translating repeaters cooperating to circumvent signal obstructions, such as distribution transform ...


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Ian A Whyte: Distribution network power line communication system. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, D R Lackey, March 2, 1976: US03942168 (125 worldwide citation)

A distribution network power line communication system including a central communication terminal at a distribution substation in signal communication with a plurality of remote communication terminals via the electrical distribution power lines. The central communication terminal uniquely addresses ...


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Douglas Hussey: Heel and toe weighted golf club head. March 2, 1976: US03941390 (124 worldwide citation)

A golf club head is formed having weighting material of a density greater than the density of the parent head material positioned at the sides of the club head to increase the inertia effect of the head. The weighting material can be arranged to increase the inertia effect of the head and at the sam ...



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