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Alexander J Lewus: Auxiliary power system for automotive vehicle. Gregory J Nelson, October 20, 1981: US04295538 (48 worldwide citation)

A suspension and auxiliary power system for a vehicle having a frame, a power consuming load on said frame, and at least one supporting wheel which is adapted to move vertically relative to the frame. The system includes a fluid pump connected between the frame and the wheel and including a piston w ...


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Gerald Meltz, Elias Snitzer: Fiber optic temperature sensor. United Technologies Corporation, Richard P Lange, October 20, 1981: US04295739 (47 worldwide citation)

A multicore optical fiber having a plurality of cores positioned across the diameter of a common cladding can be so optimized to respond to either temperature or strain by the selection of materials, spacing and shape of the cores in the fiber. The cross-talk between adjacent cores in the fiber chan ...


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James D McAvinn, Arthur R Meister, Samuel M Tucker: Sponge measuring device. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, October 20, 1981: US04295537 (47 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring sponges comprising, a measuring device for indicating the weight of an applied object, a retaining device applied to the measuring device for retaining a plurality of wetted sponges, and a determining device associated with the measuring device for determining the total weight ...


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Michael H Kinghorn: Vertical garden. Alfred E Miller, October 20, 1981: US04295296 (47 worldwide citation)

A garden assembly has a frame for separate removably supporting a plurality of open top troughs, one above the other. A separate horizontal distribution conduit is positioned above each trough, and a container adapted to be filled with water is disposed above the row of troughs. A separate tube conn ...


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Donovan M Janssen, William S Seaward: Automatic error collator capacity constraints using spare bin strategy. International Business Machines Corporation, Joscelyn G Cockburn, October 20, 1981: US04295733 (46 worldwide citation)

Error recovery due to bin overflow in a document reproducing system such as an integrated copier system having a Cycling Automatic Document Feed (CADF), a multibin collator module and a bin unloading mechanism, is effectuated by attaching one or more spare bins or a second collator module and a cont ...


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Graham S Tubbs, James E Ponder: Method of making CMOS integrated circuit device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, John G Graham, October 20, 1981: US04295897 (46 worldwide citation)

An improved CMOS device and method of making it are provided which utilize basically the standard N-channel self-aligned silicon gate structure and process, modified to include a P-channel transistor. A P-type substrate is used as the starting material, with an N-type tank formed for the P-channel t ...


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Kwon S Kim: Prefabricated panel construction system. Star Manufacturing Company of Oklahoma, Hubbard Thurman Turner Tucker & Glaser, October 20, 1981: US04295304 (46 worldwide citation)

A system of constructing a building using prefabricated wall and roof panels, each of the panels comprising interior and exterior corrugated metal sheets disposed on opposite major faces of a foamed core. The panels are assembled together in edge-to-edge relationship with complementary mating edges ...


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Felipe Laso: Stabilized solution of chlorine oxides. Parmelee Miller Welsh & Kratz, October 20, 1981: US04296103 (45 worldwide citation)

A stabilized aqueous solution of chlorine oxides containing boron, the solution formed by adding to 1000 parts of water, 4-15 parts by weight of sodium or potassium perborate, and 8-15 parts by weight of sodium peroxide or an equivalent amount of potassium peroxide, hydrogen peroxide, potassium perc ...


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Timothy O W Waterfield: Diaphragm valve. Waterfield Engineering, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, October 20, 1981: US04295485 (44 worldwide citation)

A diaphragm valve has a body defining a fluid passageway and, in the wall of the body, an opening in communication with the fluid passageway. A diaphragm for controlling fluid flow through the passageway extends across the opening and its periphery is clamped between the body and a bonnet secured to ...


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Robert J Fahrig, Lansing M Hinrichs: Method and apparatus for improved fluid catalytic riser reactor cracking of hydrocarbon feedstocks. Standard Oil Company, Lansing M Hinrichs, William T McClain, William H Magidson, October 20, 1981: US04295961 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the fluid catalytic cracking of petroleum hydrocarbons wherein an ascending cocurrent stream of vaporous hydrocarbon and entrained catalyst particulates is effected in a tubular reaction zone the method including the following steps: (1) altering the direction of flow of s ...