Arvid Christiansen: Hair and fabric conditioning compositions containing polymeric ionenes. The Miranol Chemical Company, Ladas Parry Von Gehr Goldsmith & Deschamps, June 5, 1979: US04157388 (133 worldwide citation)

Novel polycationic or polyguaternary ammonium ionenes, which generally are hygroscopic, and processes for their preparation, are described. The compounds are useful as conditioning agents for skin, hair, textile products and powders.

Charles E Thompson, John J Mooney, Carl D Keith, William A Mannion: Polyfunctional catalysts. Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation, June 5, 1979: US04157316 (108 worldwide citation)

This invention provides polyfunctional catalysts comprising a composite of platinum and one or more of rhodium, ruthenium and iridium, a substantially larger quantity of one or more base metal oxides in which the metal is selected from the group consisting of metals having an atomic number from 25 t ...

Tak Hung Ning, Hwa Nien Yu: Utilizing polysilicon diffusion sources and special masking techniques. International Business Machines Corporation, John J Goodwin, June 5, 1979: US04157269 (106 worldwide citation)

A method consisting of a sequence of process steps for fabricating a bipolar transistor having base contacts formed of polysilicon material and an emitter contact formed of polysilicon material or metal. The emitter contact is self-aligned to the base contacts by the use of process steps wherein a s ...

John P Collier: High-strength porous prosthetic device and process for making the same. June 5, 1979: US04156943 (104 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device composed of a porous material that is non-corrodable and non-biodegradable by body fluids. The device has interstitial interconnecting pores in the size range between about 100 and 500 micrometers and a compression strength greater than 20,000 psi.

Shiao Ping S Yen, Alan Rembaum, Robert S Molday: Metal containing polymeric functional microspheres. California Institute of Technology, Marvin E Jacobs, June 5, 1979: US04157323 (101 worldwide citation)

Polymeric functional microspheres containing metal or metal compounds are formed by addition polymerization of a covalently bondable olefinic monomer such as hydroxyethylmethacrylate in the presence of finely divided metal or metal oxide particles, such as iron, gold, platinum or magnetite, which ar ...

Eric D Austad: Surgically implantable tissue expanding device and the method of its use. Dow Corning Corporation, Max J Kenemore, June 5, 1979: US04157085 (99 worldwide citation)

A surgically implantable device for expanding skin and mucous tissue comprises a partially collapsed sealed envelope formed from a material which is permeable to extracellular body fluid. The envelope contains a material which establishes an osmotic potential across the envelope wall. Body fluid cro ...

Andrew M Cecka: Graphite fiber tapered shafts. Fansteel, Barnes Kisselle Raisch & Choate, June 5, 1979: US04157181 (81 worldwide citation)

A novel structural member, such as a golf club shaft or other tapered tubular member, having an unusually high resistance to torsional deflection for given desired longitudinal deflections along with high strength and a center of gravity more favoring the tip-end is provided by a resin-bonded graphi ...

John D Spencer: Flame detector. Combustion Engineering, June 5, 1979: US04157506 (80 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing signals produced by a flame detector. A phase-locked loop is used to generate a binary indication of whether the signal from a flame probe is within a predetermined frequency band. A signal indicative of the average analog value of the resulting pulse train is p ...

Hermann Wandel, Fritz Bleher: Paper machine fabric in an atlas binding. Hermann Wangner, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, June 5, 1979: US04157276 (80 worldwide citation)

A fabric for a paper machine including warp and weft threads in an atlas binding providing for improved longitudinal and transverse stability. The uppermost points of the warp and weft threads in the direction towards a paper-supporting surface on the fabric are located in substantially a single pla ...

Steven M Heilmann: Acrylic functional aminocarboxylic acids and derivatives as components of pressure sensitive adhesives. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, June 5, 1979: US04157418 (79 worldwide citation)

High performance thermoplastic pressure sensitive adhesives are prepared by the copolymerization of N-(meth)-acryloylamino acids and acid derivatives with long-chained alkyl acrylates. The copolymers can be formulated into tapes that possess an excellent threefold balance of the necessary tape prope ...