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Robert D Bach, Christopher J Nagel: Destruction of toxic chemicals. United States Steel Corporation, William L Krayer, March 11, 1986: US04574714 (86 worldwide citation)

Toxic chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls and other organic wastes are destroyed, optionally together with inorganic wastes, by injecting them, together with oxygen, into a molten bath such as is utilized in a steelmaking facility. The bath may be melted initially by induction, an electric a ...


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Edward S Blain: Unloading of scroll compressors. Sundstrand Corporation, Wood Dalton Phillips Mason & Rowe, March 11, 1986: US04575318 (81 worldwide citation)

A positive displacement compressor or pump of the scroll type including first and second scroll plates (10, 12) having convoluted interfitting vanes (16). The flanks (18) of the vanes (16) on scroll plates (14) are interfitting and in sealing contact (20) with one another and the tips (22) of the va ...


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Patrick J Brannigan, Gerald L Peckich: Therapeutic device and method for forming and using same. Fastencold, Buchanan Ingersoll, March 11, 1986: US04575097 (78 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic device for a body portion utilizing a thermal responsive medium includes a first flexible layer having a plurality of interconnected raised chambers and passageways. The upper surface of a second flexible layer is sealingly engaged to the lower surface of the first flexible layer to fo ...


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Carl Hewson, Paul F Ridolpho: Method and apparatus for pacing the heart employing external and internal electrodes. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, March 11, 1986: US04574807 (76 worldwide citation)

When a person's heart is beating at a slow or an irregular rate, or after defibrillation, the heart should be stabilized to beat at a particular rate. This electronic pacing method and apparatus can accomplish that purpose without surgery and in a few seconds. It is accomplished by a flexible tube o ...


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Leslie J Palkuti: Method and apparatus for radiation testing of electron devices. Advanced Research and Applications Corporation, March 11, 1986: US04575676 (75 worldwide citation)

A test apparatus for electron devices, such as integrated circuits, at the wafer stage of fabrication, wherein a beam of ionizing radiation is directed through an electrical probe card and onto the wafer under test. The probe card and the radiation beam share a common port through which a selected d ...


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Percy Nordqvist, Eric Hylerstedt: Urinary catheter. Holman & Stern, March 11, 1986: US04575371 (72 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a urinary catheter with a retention member in the form of an expandable balloon. The expandable balloon is arranged below the inlet opening and so designed that in its inflated condition a portion projects forward past the catheter tip at some distance from the inlet ...


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James W Derrick, Robert G Derrick: Non-clogging wear-reducing screen assembly for vibrating screening machine. Derrick Manufacturing Corporation, Joseph P Gastel, March 11, 1986: US04575421 (72 worldwide citation)

A non-clogging and wear-reducing screen assembly for a vibrating screening machine including a substantially rigid plate having upper and lower sides and having first and second pairs of opposite edges, attachment members formed integrally with a plate on a first pair of opposite edges for attachmen ...


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Arthur M McGuire: Rearview mirror for vehicles. John F A Earley, John F A Earley III, March 11, 1986: US04575202 (72 worldwide citation)

Rearview mirror apparatus for automobiles that eliminates the blind spots to the left rear and to the right rear of the automobile comprising a housing holding a mirror having a center mirror portion which is flat so as to reflect images of vehicles located directly behind the driver of the automobi ...


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Thomas J Lugaresi: Joystick attachment for a computer keyboard. Paul L Hickman, March 11, 1986: US04575591 (69 worldwide citation)

A joystick attachment for a computer keyboard which includes a bracket on which is supported a housing for a joystick assembly, the bracket being detachably mounted on a computer keyboard having a plurality of keys arranged in a rectangular array with the joystick assembly in over lying, spaced-apar ...


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Edward J Norton, Ronald L Clay, Zenon O Smotrycz: Sole for athletic shoe. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Pennie & Edmonds, March 11, 1986: US04574498 (69 worldwide citation)

Footwear including an upper and a sole with a plurality of cleats extending from the sole arranged in groupings of cleats adapting the footwear to field sports. A control device extends upwardly of the sole around the heel, a pair of spines extend along the sole between cleats of a grouping of cleat ...