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Charles Sperry
Charles Richard Sperry: Bladder actuated pumping system. Sealed Air Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg & Samuel, September 5, 1978: US04111613 (19 worldwide citation)

A pumping system using an air actuated bladder type member to propel liquids out and to refill the pump. Invention covers such novel pumps and an overall dispensing system. Useful in pumping and dispensing liquids generally and is especially useful in dispensing polyurethane chemicals.


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Alexandr Alexandrovich Vishnevsky, Ivan Alexandrovich Korolkov, Boris Andreevich Smirnov, Tatyana Lukyanovna Ivanova, Arnold Aramovich Adamian, Galina Vladimirovna Mitkova: Surgical instrument for applying metal staples to organs and tissues and for simultaneous division thereof. Steinberg & Blake, September 5, 1978: US04111206 (369 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for applying sutures of metal staples comprises an elongated staple inserting jaw and an elongated clinching jaw located alongside the former. The anterior operative tip of the staple inserting jaw contains magazines with staple recesses wherein staple driving members are also ...


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Felix Theeuwes: Osmotic system for the controlled and delivery of agent over time. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Thomas E Ciotti, Edward L Mandell, September 5, 1978: US04111202 (283 worldwide citation)

An osmotic system for delivering a beneficial agent is disclosed. The system comprises a wall surrounding an agent compartment and an osmagent compartment separated by a film and has a passageway through the wall for delivering agent from its compartment. The wall is formed of a material permeable t ...


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James Herman Scheuneman: Conditional bypass of error correction for dual memory access time selection. Sperry Rand Corporation, Kenneth T Grace, William E Cleaver, Marshall M Truex, September 5, 1978: US04112502 (155 worldwide citation)

A method of and an apparatus for conditionally bypassing the error correction function of a large scale integrated (LSI) semiconductor random access memory (RAM) is disclosed. A content addressable memory (CAM) is utilized to store the addresses of the addressable locations in the RAM in which an er ...


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Guido Sartori, Frederic Leder: Process for removing carbon dioxide containing acidic gases from gaseous mixtures using aqueous amine scrubbing solutions. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Albert P Halluin, September 5, 1978: US04112052 (141 worldwide citation)

Carbon dioxide containing acidic gases are substantially removed from a normally gaseous mixture by a process comprising contacting the normally gaseous mixture with an aqueous amine solution, wherein at least one of the amines is a sterically hindered amine. The process is operated at a thermodynam ...


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Guido Sartori, Frederic Leder: Process and amine-solvent absorbent for removing acidic gases from gaseous mixtures. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Albert P Halluin, September 5, 1978: US04112051 (139 worldwide citation)

Acidic gases are substantially removed from a normally gaseous mixture by a process comprising contacting the normally gaseous mixture with an amine-solvent liquid absorbent comprising (i) an amine comprised of at least about 50 mol % of a sterically hindered amine, and (ii) a solvent for said amine ...


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Felix Theeuwes: Osmotic system with means for improving delivery kinetics of system. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Thomas E Ciotti, Edward L Mandell, September 5, 1978: US04111203 (136 worldwide citation)

An osmotic system for delivering a beneficial agent is disclosed. The system comprises a wall surrounding a compartment and has a passageway through the wall for delivering agent from the compartment. The wall is formed of a material permeable to the passage of an external fluid and impermeable to t ...


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Paul R Back, Thomas G Van Vessem: Dual threshold low coil signal conditioner. United Technologies Corporation, M P Williams, September 5, 1978: US04112351 (131 worldwide citation)

The end of the dwell period of a spark ignition engine is recognized by a high voltage, spark-creating swing in the low coil signal determined from comparison with a first, fixed threshold voltage which is above the current limited voltage variation of modern electronic high voltage ignition systems ...


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Harold Louis Waldman: Pressure sensitive adhesive tapes and method of making same. Johnson & Johnson, September 5, 1978: US04112213 (128 worldwide citation)

Acrylate pressure sensitive adhesives are prepared having improved internal strength by preparing tacky acrylate polymers containing alkoxy silyl alkyl groups of the general formula ##STR1## where R' and R" are either CH.sub.3 -- or CH.sub.3 CH.sub.2 -- and R is one of the group consisting of CH.sub ...


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Guido Sartori, Frederic Leder: Process for removing carbon dioxide containing acidic gases from gaseous mixtures using a basic salt activated with a hindered amine. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Albert P Halluin, September 5, 1978: US04112050 (122 worldwide citation)

Carbon dioxide containing acidic gases are removed from a normally gaseous mixture by a process comprising contacting the normally gaseous mixture with an aqueous solution comprising (a) a basic alkali metal salt or hydroxide and (b) an activator for said basic salt or alkali metal salt or hydroxide ...