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Siegfried Hiltebrandt: Forceps. June 7, 1977: US04027510 (272 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to forceps instruments, particularly those used for fitting tantalum clips for sealing off the Fallopian tubes in the human female. Such instruments ordinarily comprise a barrel with a handle at the proximal end thereof to open and close jaws of the forceps for the clips at th ...


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Edgar B Lewis: High-resolution vision system. Grumman Aerospace Corporation, June 7, 1977: US04028725 (180 worldwide citation)

A high-resolution vision system comprising remotely positioned image-sensing means, such as a TV camera, and a head-mounted display that is used by an observer to view the image picked up by the remote sensors. Both the sensing means and the display are servo controlled to follow the eye line-of-sig ...


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Norikazu Nakasuji, Takashi Kataoka, Hiroshi Inagaki, Sunao Nakashima: Thermochromic materials. Pilot Ink, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn & Macpeak, June 7, 1977: US04028118 (154 worldwide citation)

An excellent thermochromic material exhibiting a sharp and reversible metachromatism at temperatures within a range of from -40.degree. to 80.degree. C can be formed from (A) an electron-donating, chromatic organic compound; (B) a compound containing a phenolic hydroxyl group; (C) a compound selecte ...


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Herbert P Byrnes, Richard Wahl: Contact for an electrical contactor assembly. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold H Sweeney Jr, June 7, 1977: US04027935 (144 worldwide citation)

A contact for a contactor assembly is provided which is short enough for use in high frequency applications and which has a pivotable end and a pre-curved center section which deflects in combination with the pivoting of the pivotable end to provide minimal forces on contact pads when a force is app ...


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Kenneth A Rogers: Golf iron manufacture. Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, June 7, 1977: US04027885 (128 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a construction of golf clubs of the iron type having the capability of imparting better loft and directional stability to golf balls. This capability results from the manufacture of the golf irons with desirably low centers of gravity and a generally symmetrical weight distributio ...


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Frank V Mattei: Coated sutures. Ethicon, Wayne R Eberhardt, June 7, 1977: US04027676 (126 worldwide citation)

A coated, absorbable suture wherein a particular absorbable composition comprising a film-forming polymer, a lubricant and a hydrophobic material is provided for coating sutures, particularly multifilament synthetic absorbable sutures, in order to improve the smoothness in tie-down properties of the ...


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Samuel R Shortes, Edwin Graham Millis: Method and apparatus for cleaning the surface of a semiconductor slice with a liquid spray of de-ionized water. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, James T Comfort, William E Hiller, June 7, 1977: US04027686 (111 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for cleaning the surface of a slice of semiconductor material through the use of a liquid spray, wherein the liquid spray is delivered at an angle to the exposed surface of a rotating semiconductor slice at a controlled pressure and velocity, and strikes the surface of the semic ...


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Hsing ching Liu, Lan dih Liu: Novel educational toy. June 7, 1977: US04027402 (107 worldwide citation)

A case and question and answer combination cards having notches in various depths on both longitudinal sides. Question setting and answer setting plates with releasable fixing levers and an indication mechanism is provided on the case. A pair of ropes extend between the card and the question setting ...


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Thomas J Wilcox: Variable contour seating device. Michael Best & Friedrich, June 7, 1977: US04027888 (101 worldwide citation)

The seating device has an elongated sack-like cover of a flexible material, such as an upholstery fabric, forming a cavity which is loosely filled with a freely flowable filler material, such as small spherical beads of expanded polystyrene. The cover includes a pair of generally vertical, opposed s ...


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Norman B Arbuckle: Suturing device. Raymond Kelder, Harvey C Nienow, June 7, 1977: US04027608 (100 worldwide citation)

A suturing device for sewing animal skin or flesh having a reversely movable arcuate needle and a pivotal rocker arm, said needle and rocker arm being movable in planes at substantially right angles to each other whereby said rocker arm affords a loop in the suturing thread for each succeeding stitc ...