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Jon R Plaas, Keith E Parker, James D Keiser, Elmer C Johnson Jr: Method and apparatus for burn wound treatment. Marion Laboratories, November 5, 1985: US04551139 (414 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for spray application of a burn treating agent is disclosed. The apparatus delivers substantially all of the treating agent from a flexible source thereof through a spray nozzle, preferably without bringing the agent into contact with ambient air or contaminants. In a preferr ...


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John F Krumme, Darel E Hodgson: Stapling device. Alchemia Partnership, Howard L Rose, November 5, 1985: US04550870 (214 worldwide citation)

A stapling device utilizes heat recoverable material (the driver) having shape memory to drive staples through materials to be joined and in one embodiment, against an anvil for crimping the ends of the staples. The heat recoverable material, preferably a metal such as Nitinol, may have heat applied ...


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Herman A DeBoer: Microbial hybrid promoters. Genentech, November 5, 1985: US04551433 (164 worldwide citation)

Novel microbial hybrid promoters and their use to direct the microbial expression of heterologous genes are described. Such promoters are selectively and functionally constructed by recombinant techniques, utilizing the discovery that certain DNA regions of given promoters are responsible for partic ...


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James G Kinnett: Total shoulder prosthesis system. Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, November 5, 1985: US04550450 (161 worldwide citation)

A total shoulder replacement arthroplasty system which encompasses replacement of the articular surface of the humerus and adjacent glenoid articular surface with a humeral component having a convex surface and a shallow trapezoidal fixation keel to avoid violation of the medullary cavity by the pro ...


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Dale E Barker, Griscom Bettle III, Robert H Van Coney: Liquid product pouring and measuring package with self draining feature. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard C Witte, John V Gorman, Ronald J Snyder, November 5, 1985: US04550862 (148 worldwide citation)

A liquid dispenser package is described which is adapted to dispense liquids without mess and which incorporates a measuring cup which is also the closure for the package. The package of the present invention includes a container having a dispensing orifice for storing the liquid product, a transiti ...


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Scott B Weldon: Apparatus and process for treating web material. Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Thomas R Lampe, November 5, 1985: US04551199 (147 worldwide citation)

A system of treating web material wherein the web is transported within a differential relative velocity nip defined by a web support surface and a pick-up member having voids therein and having a relative velocity differing from that of the support surface at the nip location. Substantially simulta ...


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Louis Seiler Jr, Robert F Rosenbluth: Vascular graft prosthesis. Shiley Incorporated, Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Allen Bloom, November 5, 1985: US04550447 (141 worldwide citation)

A porous tube suitable for use as a vascular graft prosthesis is disclosed. It is reinforced by external ribs, integral with the tube wall. These ribs are generally transverse to the tube axis and less porous than the wall. Suitable tubing can be made from polymers exhibiting a significant degree of ...


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Patrick H Carey Jr: Nonwoven thermal insulating stretch fabric and method for producing same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Carole Truesdale, November 5, 1985: US04551378 (136 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven stretch fabric is provided. The fabric is produced from a web of bicomponent fibers bonded together by fusion of fibers at points of contact and thermally crimped in situ in the web. The fabric has good uniformity, good thermal insulating properties, and is produced by subjecting a fibrou ...


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Arthur Doyle, Frank M Freeman: Adhesive composition resistant to biological fluids. E R Squibb & Sons, Lawrence S Levinson, Stephen B Davis, November 5, 1985: US04551490 (135 worldwide citation)

Medical grade pressure sensitive adhesive compositions comprising a homogeneous mixture of one or more polyisobutylenes or blends of one or more polyisobutylenes and butyl rubber, one or more styrene radial or block type copolymers, mineral oil, one or more water soluble hydrocolloid gums, and a tac ...


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Ronald W Kock, John A Esposito: Method for uniformly distributing discrete particles on a moving porous web. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, November 5, 1985: US04551191 (124 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises method and apparatus for substantially uniformly distributing a layer of discrete particles along a predetermined portion of the uppermost surface of a moving porous web so that the particles occupy less than 100% of the predetermined portion of the uppermost surface ...



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