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Pierre Marcel Bouthors: Electronic-display instrument panels for automotive vehicles. Regie Nationale des Usines Renault, Automobile Peugeot, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, August 22, 1978: US04109235 (167 worldwide citation)

This instrument panel comprises at least two small rules or display panels of which one comprises a luminous member for displaying the values supplied from a pulse counter and the other comprises pilot-lamps carrying illuminated symbols corresponding to the magnitudes displayed for the various funct ...


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Robert V Creekmore: Apparatus for verifying checks presented for acceptance. 1ST Natl Bank of Atlanta, Jones Thomas & Askew, August 22, 1978: US04109238 (163 worldwide citation)

A check verification system for providing customer-operated verification of checks at point-of-sale locations. The present system enables a customer to verify several possible kinds of checking functions, including verification of payroll or government checks as well as certain types of personal che ...


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Stephen R Krause: Universal mark sense betting terminal system and method. Wilkinson Mawhinney & Theibault, August 22, 1978: US04108361 (154 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises apparatus and a method for accepting, validating and recording betting information from slips. The micro-computer processes the information for various games, ROM memories being provided for the game sub-routine and RAM memories for storing slip betting data and game formats ...


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Hitoshi Tanaka: Articulated, four-way bendable tube structure. Fuji Photo Optical, Harold L Stults, August 22, 1978: US04108211 (141 worldwide citation)

An articulated tube structure to be arranged next to the head of a fiberoptic endoscope to permit same to be tilted in either of four different directions by manipulation of pull wires. The tube structure comprises a series of relatively short elementary tubes each having two pairs of lugs on its op ...


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Helmut Reiff, Wolfgang Wenzel, Jurgen Grammel, Dieter Dieterich: Aqueous polyurethane dispersions from solvent-free prepolymers using sulfonate diols. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Gene Harsh, Lawrence S Pope, Frederick H Colen, August 22, 1978: US04108814 (131 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for the production of water dispersible polyurethanes by reacting polyisocyanates with sulphonate group containing diols. The sulphonate diols have the general formula: ##STR1## WHEREIN A and B, which may be the same or different, each represents a divalent alipha ...


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Suppayan M Krishnakumar, Siegfried S Roy, John F E Pocock, Salil K Das, Gautam K Mahajan: Ribbed bottom structure for plastic container. The Continental Group, H Lawrence Smith, Joseph E Kerwin, William A Dittmann, August 22, 1978: US04108324 (127 worldwide citation)

A container formed of synthetic resinous material having a bottom structure the outer surface of which comprises a central concavity and a convex heel, the heel surrounding the concavity and merging therewith and with the container sidewall. A plurality of hollow convex ribs, distributed in a symmet ...


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Wayne L Mullins: Interlocking cementitious building blocks. Herbert E Haynes Jr, August 22, 1978: US04107894 (112 worldwide citation)

Cementitious building blocks having upstanding male projections on one planar surface and recessed female cavities on the opposite surface. The male projections and female cavities are disposed in special identical geometric arrays which allows interlocked mortarless assembly of a plurality of such ...


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Robert M Hartman, Arthur F Trott: Reciprocation vitreous suction cutter head. Concept, Gipple & Hale, August 22, 1978: US04108182 (106 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a housing with a motor and source of power contained in the housing. A removable sheath is placed over the housing and a cutter assembly is removably mounted to the housing so that the housing is protected from external materials and contamination. The cutter assembl ...


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Norman A Bellem: Wall panel unit. Butler Manufacturing Company, Shoemaker and Mattare, August 22, 1978: US04107892 (103 worldwide citation)

A prefabricated wall panel unit capable of being matingly joined with like units in edge-abutting relationship. The unit includes interior and exterior wall panels joined by hermaphroditic coupling elements. The coupling elements each have a channel-defining portion and a wing-defining portion with ...



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