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Michael A Piliavin, Jeffrey B Sampsell, Perry A Penz: Perimeter seal reinforcement holes for plastic LCDs. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, November 13, 1984: US04482213 (230 worldwide citation)

To increase the perimeter seal strength of plastic LCDs, reinforcement holes are formed in the plastic substrate at the maximum stress points. These holes, which are not in contact with any active area of the device, are filled with glue, so that each pair of holes in the upper and lower substrates ...


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Jeffery B Bowman, Daniel E Hubis, James D Lewis, Stephen C Newman, Richard A Staley: Process for producing a high strength porous polytetrafluoroethylene product having a coarse microstructure. W L Gore & Associates, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 13, 1984: US04482516 (206 worldwide citation)

Porous polytetrafluoroethylene materials having high strength and coarse microstructure are produced by densifying the materials after removal of lubricant and then stretching. The term, "coarse," is used to indicate that the nodes are larger, the fibrils are longer, and the effective pore size is l ...


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Timothy R Pryor: Robot tractors. Diffracto, Larson and Taylor, November 13, 1984: US04482960 (176 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an electro-optical and microcomputer based method and apparatus for automatically guiding tractors and other farm machinery for the purpose of automatic crop planting, tending and harvesting. Also disclosed are means for automatic picking, excavating and other off-road uses in relativel ...


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Dietmar Seyferth, Gary H Wiseman: Preceramic organosilazane polymers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, George W Neuner, November 13, 1984: US04482669 (167 worldwide citation)

A preceramic polymer which is a polysilazane is described. It is made by reacting an organodihalosilane with ammonia to form an ammonolysis product, and treating the ammonolysis product with a basic catalyst capable of deprotonating an NH group that is adjacent to an SiH group to form said polymer. ...


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Philip Gold, Peter P Tarjan: Endocardial lead having helically wound ribbon electrode. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, November 13, 1984: US04481953 (140 worldwide citation)

An endocardial lead which includes an elongated, flexible, insulative tubing, a central flexible conductor positioned within the tubing and having one end adapted to be electrically connected to a pulse generator. A ribbon-shaped bonding member is connected to the other end of the central conductor. ...


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Donald P Dykstra: Storage rack with an extendible shelf structure. November 13, 1984: US04482066 (127 worldwide citation)

A storage rack assembly having at least one storage shelf movable from a storage position to a fully extended position to enable loading and unloading characterized by a rack having a pair of side frame units which are interconnected to form a rack having an open front and at least one movable shelf ...


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Bernard G Klowak: Paper webs having high bulk and absorbency and process and apparatus for producing the same. James River Norwalk, Isaksen Lathrop Esch Hart & Clark, November 13, 1984: US04482429 (112 worldwide citation)

Paper webs are produced in a modified conventional felted wet press process in which the fiber furnish has a chemical debonding agent added thereto in high concentrations. The web (17) is formed on a conventional Fourdrinier wire (12), transferred to a moving felt (19) which presses the web against ...


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Scott A Brownstein: Video player, film medium, and photographic printer for automatic cropping. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, November 13, 1984: US04482924 (111 worldwide citation)

Photographic film having an image and means for receiving coded indicia is viewed in a film video player to produce a television signal for displaying the film image. The film video player includes cropping means for selectively varying the magnification of the displayed image and for selectively tr ...


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Larry E Steiner: Control circuit for bill and coin changer. Rowe International, Shenier & O Connor, November 13, 1984: US04482058 (108 worldwide citation)

A bill and coin changer in which a circuit employing a programmed microcomputer controls the bill-validating and coin-dispensing procedures and searches for faults in the operation of the sensors and electromechanical components of the changer. During bill validation, a bill is moved at a predetermi ...


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Stephen R Duggan: Acoustic signalling apparatus for implantable devices. Medtronic, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 13, 1984: US04481950 (102 worldwide citation)

Acoustic signalling apparatus is provided for use with implantable devices for therapeutic, diagnostic or other medical or scientific purposes, for implantation in living animal bodies, including human bodies. A piezoelectric element positioned adjacent the inside wall of the implantable device is s ...



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