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Osamu Komiya: Forceps device for endoscope. Olympus Optical, August 2, 1977: US04038987 (219 worldwide citation)

The forceps device for an endoscope includes a toggle joint operated through a wire coupling by the wire operation. Said toggle joint has a pair of forceps levers whose forward end portions constitute an operating section and whose intermediate portions are pivotally supported, and a pair of links c ...


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Conrad W Kamienski, Robert C Morrison: Preparation of hydroxy-terminated conjugated diene polymers. Lithium Corporation of America, Wallenstein Spangenberg Hattis & Strampel, August 2, 1977: US04039593 (109 worldwide citation)

Preparation of hydroxy-terminated conjugated diene polymers, particularly polybutadienes, by capping of organodilithium- and organopolylithium- terminated conjugated diene polymers or polybutadienes with lower alkylene oxide or epoxide capping agents in the presence of certain potentiating agents or ...


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Harold D Morris: Acceleration error compensated attitude sensing and control apparatus and method. Systron Donner Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 2, 1977: US04038876 (109 worldwide citation)

A structural body is monitored in angular position about at least one axis by utilizing a tilt sensor responsive to tilt about the one axis and a sensor responsive to angular acceleration of the body about the one axis. The tilt sensor also responds to the tangential component of angular acceleratio ...


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George K Burke, Robert J LeFevre, Robert E Thomas, James W Turner, Peter L Krohn: Electrically controlled intravenous infusion set. Burron Medical Products, Shoemaker and Mattare, August 2, 1977: US04038982 (102 worldwide citation)

An electronically controlled intravenous infusion set of the gravity feed type having a flow path including a drip chamber and an internal valve for regulating flow through the set. Electromagnetic valve operating structure, positioned outside the IV set, controls the internal valve in response to a ...


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Jan C Knibbe, Willard J McPhee: Piercing apparatus. Springfield Tool and Die, Gifford Chandler Sheridan & Sprinkle, August 2, 1977: US04038894 (101 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for piercing an arcuate workpiece includes a frame, an index table rotatably mounted on the frame, piercing means horizontally adjustable on the frame with respect to the index table and a punch head movable horizontally into engagement with the workpiece mounted to the index table. A swiv ...


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Thomas B Harsch: Electro-optic welding lens assembly using multiple liquid crystal light shutters and polarizers. Mack Gordon, Brown Murray Flick & Peckham, August 2, 1977: US04039254 (92 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal welding lens assembly for use as the eyepiece of a welding helmet in which the light transmission of the lens assembly is no greater than 0.01% during the existence of a welding arc. This is achieved with the use of at least two liquid crystal light shutters and three polarizers alt ...


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Hewitt D Crane, Daniel E Wolf, John S Ostrem: Identification by handwriting verification. Stanford Research Institute, Lindenberg Freilich et al, August 2, 1977: US04040010 (91 worldwide citation)

A person, who is to have his identity verified, first writes his signature or any other appropriate group of characters or symbols several times with a special pen which produces signals representative of the writing forces in the plane of the paper and the writing pressure. From these a number of d ...


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John J Moran: Automatic chemical testing apparatus incorporating improved conveyor system. Hycel, Timothy L Burgess, Robert P Cogan, August 2, 1977: US04039288 (85 worldwide citation)

In an automatic chemical testing apparatus, a reaction loop conveyor carries rows of reaction containers in a path including an upper, forward path in a direction normal to the rows. Samples for analysis are provided to the reaction conveyor from a sample source. An improved system is provided in wh ...


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Teruo Takabayashi: Plastic adjuster for a belt. Kohshoh, August 2, 1977: US04038726 (78 worldwide citation)

A plastic adjuster for adjusting the length of a belt or the like comprises a plate member provided with two slots through which the belt or the like is permitted to pass, a cover plate extended from one end portion of the plate member, a first and second locking elements provided at one end of the ...