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Rolf Oppenberg, Helmut Wiehn: Method of and burner for burning liquid or gaseous fuels with decreased NO.sub.x formation. Deutsche Babcock Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Max Fogiel, March 11, 1986: US04575332 (61 worldwide citation)

To allow liquid and/or gaseous fuels to be burned with decreased NO.sub.x formation, the combustion air is fed in at axial intervals one after the other. The percentage of primary air is higher than that of secondary air. The injector effect of the primary air draws flue gas out of the firebox and s ...


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David W Parkinson, Donald E Bates, Raymond F Poteralski: Heat pump monitor apparatus for fault detection in a heat pump system. Heslin Watts & Rothenberg, March 11, 1986: US04574871 (61 worldwide citation)

A fault detection apparatus which monitors a heat pump system used for maintaining a selected temperature in an enclosed space is disclosed. The apparatus includes measuring the run time for a heat pump compressor, ascertaining the status of the heat pump reversing valve, measuring the run time of a ...


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George W Johnson: Multiple angle cutting apparatus. Lockheed Corporation, Stanley L Tate, March 11, 1986: US04574670 (60 worldwide citation)

A compound angle disk cutting apparatus (11) comprises a stock feed and orienting mechanism (13) for feeding and orienting stock to be cut, a cut piece handling mechanism (15) for manipulating a workpiece cut from the stock, a cutting member (19) and a cutting member positioning mechanism (17). The ...


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Hans Richter: Assembly robot. Pollock Vande Sande and Priddy, March 11, 1986: US04575297 (60 worldwide citation)

An assembly robot comprises a breastplate adapted to be attached to the chest of a human operator, an upper arm member connected to the breastplate and adapted to be attached to the upper arm of a human operator, a lower arm member attached to the upper arm member and adapted to be attached to the l ...


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Howard I Podell, Albert Goldstein, David C Blackley, Michael H James, David M Bratby, Roger Duck: Dipped rubber article. Howard I Podell, Darby & Darby, March 11, 1986: US04575476 (59 worldwide citation)

A skin-contacting lubricating layer formed from a hydrogel polymer bonded to a rubber article (such as a surgeon's glove) is treated by means of surfactant material (such as a bactericidal cationic surfactant which preferably has a 6-18C alkyl or alkenyl group, such as an N-hexadecyl group) or a lon ...


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David C DeGree, Herbert J Fick, Bruce H Juenger: Mounting pad for solid-state devices. The Bergquist Company, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, March 11, 1986: US04574879 (57 worldwide citation)

A thermally conductive electrically insulative laminate for use as chassis barriers in combination with solid-state electronic devices, the laminate comprising at least three layers and including a pair of outer layers disposed on opposite sides of a center layer. The center layer comprises a film o ...


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Charles A Peers Trevarton: Implanted lead extractor. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, March 11, 1986: US04574800 (56 worldwide citation)

An extractor is provided for safely and easily removing an implanted lead such as a cardiac pacing lead from a patient. The extractor accomplishes a method that includes imparting a wedging condition to an implanted lead at a distal location thereof, such as a location at or near an electrode implan ...


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Richard A Bertagna, Dickey J Berry: Controlled access storage system. Avicom International, Christie Parker & Hale, March 11, 1986: US04575719 (56 worldwide citation)

A controlled access storage system provides for selectively permitting custodial access to valuable items that can be stored in a safe within the system. The system provides an item-removal mode of operation during which a record member is used to gain access to stored valuable items and is captured ...


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Walter Zaharchuk, Joel S Spira: Lighting scene control panel and control circuit. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 11, 1986: US04575660 (56 worldwide citation)

A plurality of groups of linearly adjustable control potentiometers control respective lights of a given light scene in a given area. A particular group of potentiometers to control the scene is selected by a respective push-button switch on the control panel. Each of the potentiometer control slide ...


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Lee A Littlejohn, Keith F Kruk, Robert E Williams, Thomas F Bailey: Method and apparatus employing oleophilic brushes for oil spill clean-up. Exxon Production Research Co, Karen T Bruleson, March 11, 1986: US04575426 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing oil from the surface of a body of water, subtidal seafloor, a riverbed, a shoreline or a beach are disclosed. The method employs a sweeping action of oleophilic bristles comprising at least one brush to remove oil from such a surface and a suction means to remove ...