Roy R Vann: Method and apparatus for isolating and treating subsurface stratas. Marcus L Bates, November 14, 1978: US04125159 (235 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to method and apparatus for isolating and treating one of a plurality of selected zones located downhole in a borehole by freezing spaced-apart portions of the formation so that the zone to be treated is located therebetween. Treatment fluid is pumped down the apparatus of the ...

William A Schilling: Transitional RF connector. EMC Technology, Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, November 14, 1978: US04125308 (140 worldwide citation)

A stress-free transitional RF connector assembly is provided which electrically connects a planar conductor in a planar electric circuit with a cable or component having a conventional RF connector at one end thereof. The assembly includes a connector body one end of which is arranged to mate with t ...

Lynden A Jackson, John E Midwinter: Apparatus for launching or detecting waves of selected modes in an optical dielectric waveguide. Post Office, Hall & Houghton, November 14, 1978: US04125768 (132 worldwide citation)

A launcher for waves of selected mode in an optical dielectric waveguide having a core surrounded by cladding, in which the launcher includes a prism of refractive index greater than that of the waveguide and preferably greater than that of the core of the waveguide which is placed against the waveg ...

Jerome B Resnick, John W Combs: Method and apparatus for automated classification and analysis of cells. Med El, November 14, 1978: US04125828 (131 worldwide citation)

Cells are automatically classified and analyzed by staining a measured amount of a specimen with a material which is adapted to fluoresce when illuminated; preparing a slide containing the stained specimen; illuminating the slide with light of successively changing wavelengths to measure the presenc ...

Bruce A Blair: Device for teaching and evaluating a persons skill as a welder. Lenco, Charles B Haverstock, November 14, 1978: US04124944 (96 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for simulating an arc welding operation, for training welders and for evaluating a welder's performance including a target representing a simulated weld to be made, mechanism for imparting predetermined motion to the target, a simulated welding tool including a simulated welding rod and ...

John H Davie Jr, Martin E Hulick, Stephen J Verespy Jr: Child-resistant blister package. Sharp Corporation, George A Smith Jr, November 14, 1978: US04125190 (91 worldwide citation)

A foil-backed blister sheet is sandwiched between upper and lower sheets formed by folding a single die-cut card having a heat-sealable adhesive coating on one side. Blisters project through holes in the upper sheet, and the blister contents are removed by pushing them through the foil backing and t ...

Steven W Scott: Thermoplastic molding composition. General Electric Company, Myron B Kapustij, William F Mufatti, November 14, 1978: US04125572 (91 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic molding composition comprising a polycarbonate, a poly(1,4-butylene terephthalate) and a copolyester of an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic diol and a mixture of terephthalic and isophthalic acids.

Oliver E Burns, Robert C Day: Rescue and transportation device. John G Mesaros, November 14, 1978: US04124908 (83 worldwide citation)

A rescue and transportation device constructed of flexible cloth-like material and including a bottom portion for receiving a victim, the bottom portion having a head end and a foot end with longitudinally extending first and second side flaps, the foot end and side flaps being configured for substa ...

Donald C Vosti, Alan Silverman: Container. American Can Company, Robert P Auber, George P Ziehmer, Ira S Dorman, November 14, 1978: US04125632 (83 worldwide citation)

A plastic body is provided for use in a container which is adapted to hold product under vacuum, without undesirable deformation of the container. The body has a curvilinear bulge at the base of its cylindrical sidewall, and the bulge is dimensioned and configured to permit its slight deflection und ...

Bernard G Klowak, Walter L Pauls, Frederick J Vermillon Jr: Patterned creping of fibrous products. American Can Company, Robert P Auber, George P Ziehmer, Ira S Dorman, November 14, 1978: US04125659 (82 worldwide citation)

A fibrous web is uniformly adhered to the surface of a smooth creping cylinder or other creping surface without causing substantial compression of the web. A raised pattern is pressed into the web toward the creping cylinder to cause the portions of the web that are pressed to adhere more strongly t ...