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Edward R Hauser: Web of blended microfibers and crimped bulking fibers. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Roger R Tamte, October 3, 1978: US04118531 (311 worldwide citation)

Mixtures of microfibers and crimped bulking fibers produce a lofty resilient web having properties that are unique for microfiber-based webs. Included in these properties are a combination of high thermal resistance per unit of thickness and moderate weight, as well as other properties which give th ...


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John Raymond Schaefgen: Aromatic copolyester capable of forming an optically anisotropic melt. E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company, October 3, 1978: US04118372 (140 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a class of synthetic polyesters and copolyesters which display optical anisotrophy in the molten state and to the fibers, films, and other shaped articles obtained from the optically anisotropic melts.


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Uno Eugen Erikson: Catheter for selective coronary arteriography of the left coronary artery. Siemens Elema, Fred Philpitt, October 3, 1978: US04117836 (128 worldwide citation)

A catheter for selective coronary arteriography of the left coronary artery, which catheter comprises a main part and an end section which latter comprises by turn from the main part a slightly curved part, a first short strongly curved part, a straight part, a second short strongly curved part and ...


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Lawrence G Kurland, Michael J Freeman: Real time conversational toy having secure playback response. Michael J Freeman, Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, October 3, 1978: US04117605 (119 worldwide citation)

A real time conversational verbal interactive toy apparatus capable of providing a conversational type response to an interrogatory message from a removably insertable magnetic storage medium which comprises a plurality of coextensive multipurpose audio tracks contained in a housing includes a multi ...


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Kichi Yoneda: Emergency system for stopping a band blade of a cutting apparatus. Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, October 3, 1978: US04117752 (113 worldwide citation)

An emergency system for stopping the endless band blade reeved around a plurality of pulleys rotatably mounted on the base of a cutting apparatus. The system has a bearing rotatably mounted on the base and held in contact with the band blade at all times and an amplifier electrically connected to th ...


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Ronald A Charles, Paul W Jones, John L Staples, Joseph R Wiegner: Automated microbial analyzer. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Gravely Lieder & Woodruff, October 3, 1978: US04118280 (112 worldwide citation)

Medical specimens suspected of containing harmful microorganisms are diluted in saline solution and the dilution so formed is vacuum loaded into a cuvette or card containing viewing walls having dried selective culture media therein. The dilution rehydrates the culture media, each of which is select ...


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Paul J Fung: Remote disconnect-reconnect tap for cable television systems. Premier Cablevision, National Cablevision, Fetherstonhaugh & Co, October 3, 1978: US04118669 (101 worldwide citation)

A remotely controlled disconnect-reconnect tap for a cable television system having a head end feeding a cable distribution system. The tap comprises means for receiving and detecting a plurality of pairs of tones modulated on a carrier and sent over the cable distribution system from the head end, ...


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Carmen J Lagarelli, Charles J Rudewick: Showerhead. Speakman Company, Connolly and Hutz, October 3, 1978: US04117979 (92 worldwide citation)

A showerhead having an axially shiftable valve means to deliver either a continuous steady water spray or an intermittent or pulsating water spray. The head has a peripheral chamber through which water flows to provide the continuous steady shower spray and an inner chamber through which the water f ...


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William K Hilfiker: Fabric structures for earth retaining walls. Hilfiker Pipe Co, Naylor Neal & Uilkema, October 3, 1978: US04117686 (89 worldwide citation)

Low-cost and very effective retaining walls are constructed with stacked, generally rectangular, trays of steel wire fabric sheets, each with one end bent up to form a portion of the wall face. In constructing a wall, a first course of trays is set in place and filled, with filtering rocks and/or ma ...


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Brian Neal, Lars Q Andersen: Noise suppressing exhaust mixer assembly for ducted-fan, turbojet engine. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, October 3, 1978: US04117671 (88 worldwide citation)

To suppress jet noise emanating from a ducted-fan turbojet engine, an improved exhaust mixer assembly is disclosed that is mounted between the engine and the exhaust nozzle and that mixes the flow of high-velocity primary gases (turbine exhaust) with the lower-velocity air from the fan duct in a man ...



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