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Leonard J Vinson, Lewis P Cancro: Anticalculus composition. Lever Brothers Company, James J Farrell, Kenneth F Dusyn, Melvin H Kurtz, May 10, 1977: US04022880 (164 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an improved composition for inhibiting dental plaque and calculus formation, comprising zinc ions and a non-toxic, organoleptically acceptable antibacterial agent in an orally acceptable medium, and to a process for retarding the growth of dental plaque and calculus by appl ...


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Francis J Tenczar: Fluid connectors. Dominik Knechtel Godula & Demeur, May 10, 1977: US04022205 (152 worldwide citation)

A connector means for conveying fluid from a supply source to a delivery location, said connectors having one conduit extending to the supply source and another conduit extending to the delivery location. Each terminal part has a cylindrical housing with a closed end to which the conduit is joined, ...


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Gerald W Fussell: Transient and surge protection apparatus. Macdonald J Wiggins, May 10, 1977: US04023071 (151 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for absorbing and dissipating the electrical energy present in voltage transients and surges occurring in a power distribution system for protecting the system and equipment connected thereto from damage due to such transients and surges. First bilateral nonlinear semiconducto ...


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Harold T Pehr: Container cover and safety closure. Fishburn Gold & Litman, May 10, 1977: US04022352 (149 worldwide citation)

A cover and safety closure structure for a container having a flowable material therein includes a cap member integral with or mounted on the container and having a material dispensing aperture in a top wall of the cap member. A closure member is hingedly mounted on the cap member and is movable bet ...


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Terry K Timmons, Dan D Endres: Wetness indicator for absorbent pads. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Daniel J Hanlon Jr, William D Herrick, Raymond J Miller, May 10, 1977: US04022211 (142 worldwide citation)

A wetness indicator for an absorbent pad assembly in which the pads have light-transmitting backing sheets. The indicator comprises a water-dispersible or water-soluble coloring agent affixed to a carrier means adjacent the absorbent pad and of sufficient intensity to be readily visible through the ...


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Robert H Stevenson: Computerized peak-shaving system for alleviating electric utility peak loads. Megatherm Corporation, Francis J Lidd, May 10, 1977: US04023043 (141 worldwide citation)

A system for lowering electrical energy peak demand while minimizing service disruption allows instantaneous dropping of a plurality of interruptible thermal storage devices with predictable reserve capacity. At the time the loads are dropped, a central computer establishes a plurality of permissibl ...


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Jacob A Glassman: Disposable diaper with a supplemental insert. Elmer L Zwickel, May 10, 1977: US04022210 (115 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having a removable laminated supplemental insert formed with a pull tab to permit its separation from the diaper. Both the diaper and insert have means to insure spreading of any moisture deposited thereon. The insert also includes means to initially hold the margins of the diape ...


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Jerrel W Benson: Cryosurgical system. David A Burge Co, May 10, 1977: US04022215 (114 worldwide citation)

A cryogenic apparatus including a highly versatile probe with a deformable tip, and cryogen supply systems for delivering cryogen to the probe. The probe includes a tubular stem with a resilient mass of porous material such as copper mesh positioned adjacent one end of the stem. A thin cryogen imper ...


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Sven E Wahlstrom: Radio frequency detection system and method for passive resonance circuits. May 10, 1977: US04023167 (105 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting passive resonant circuits in which bursts of swept radio frequency are transmitted to excite passive resonant circuits. If a circuit is resonant at a particular burst frequency, it is excited, rings and emits a radio frequency signal. Following each transmitted burst, a receiv ...


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David P Hamblen: Method for making a plastic optical element having a gradient index of refraction. Eastman Kodak Company, John D Husser, May 10, 1977: US04022855 (105 worldwide citation)

A centrifugal molding method is provided for making a plastic lens having a gradient index of refraction. A reusable silicone rubber mold is placed in a rotatable mold carrier and two copolymerizable monomer compositions containing monomers having different indices of refraction are combined in the ...



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