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Vance M Hubbard, Welton K Brunson: Personal catheter leg strap. Tencol, Jerry W Mills, Gregory M Howison, October 14, 1986: US04617017 (58 worldwide citation)

A personal catheter leg strap (10) for the securement of any one of a plurality of differently sized catheter tubes (32) includes a first section (12) of a gauze type material and a second section (14) of elastic type material joined together at a junction (16) for wrapping about a limb. A Velcro-ty ...


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David A Dilts, Timothy W Brauneck: Flexible, interconnected array of amorphous semiconductor photovoltaic cells. The Standard Oil Company, Jeffrey A Wyand, Joseph G Curatolo, Larry W Evans, October 14, 1986: US04617420 (58 worldwide citation)

A flexible, photovoltaic panel composed of photovoltaic strips, each strip having a flexible conducting substrate, an amorphous semiconductor body deposited on the substrate, a transparent conductive coating deposited on the semiconductor body, and a current collection grid on the coating, is formed ...


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David E Moore: Cleaning method and apparatus. Cryoblast, Frank J Thompson, October 14, 1986: US04617064 (58 worldwide citation)

A particle-blast cleaning apparatus using sublimable carbon dioxide pellets and a high pressure carrier gas. The apparatus includes a body which houses a rotary pellet transport. The transport conveys pellets from a gravity feed storage hopper to a high pressure carrier gas stream for application of ...


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Gholam A Peyman: Intraocular lenses with openable haptic loops. Thomas A Kmiotek, October 14, 1986: US04617023 (57 worldwide citation)

Intraocular lenses are disclosed which have haptic loops or feet generally forming a closed or locked structure. The haptic loops are unlocked or sprung open once an intraocular lens is implanted in an eye thereby seating the lens in the eye. The intraocular lenses can be implanted in either the ant ...


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Carl L Foltz: Visual pressure indicator for endotracheal cuff. Halkey Roberts Corporation, Stein Reese & Prescott, October 14, 1986: US04617015 (56 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a visual pressure indicator for endotracheal cuffs. More particularly, the indicator of the invention comprises an indicating diaphragm which is sealingly positioned within a body by means of a cap. A hole is positioned within the cap to allow protrusion of an indicating stem ...


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Daniel J Oshefsky, Paul A Gavronski, Robert E Vogt, Gregory J Rajala: Method and apparatus for applying discrete strips to a web of material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, John L Chiatalas, October 14, 1986: US04617082 (55 worldwide citation)

Continuous strips of a first material, e.g., elastic strips, are continuously supplied to flexible strip supports in a supply zone while the strip supports are in a linear configuration. The strip supports are carried on respective transfer members which are mounted on a rotatable support so that in ...


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Ghislanus M A M Aldenhoven: Holder for a rigid information disc and loading-system comprising a loading mechanism adapted to cooperate with such a holder. U S Philips Corporation, David R Treacy, October 14, 1986: US04617655 (55 worldwide citation)

A holder for a rigid information disc comprises a rectangular frame which includes a first disc-supporting section near a first peripheral side of the frame and a second disc-supporting section adjoining a second peripheral side located opposite the first side. The frame carries movable clamping mea ...


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Michael Vijuk: Automatic stacking and folding apparatus. Vijuk Bindery Equipment, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, October 14, 1986: US04616815 (55 worldwide citation)

The in-line web printing press 15 will be discharging shingled sheets at a rate set the press operator and operator of the stacking and folding machine 10 will set its speed of operation to match that of the web printing press. To this end, it is preferred to have an electric counter device 260 (FIG ...


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Leslie D Robbins: Locking apparatus for discouraging theft of tape cassette players. Leonard Tachner, October 14, 1986: US04616490 (55 worldwide citation)

A tape cassette player locking mechanism which comprises a container of the general configuration of a cassette adapted to be inserted into the player and including a locking mechanism preventing removal of the container without damage to the player. The invention comprises two integral portions, na ...


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John J E Betz: Method and apparatus for surgical irrigation, aspiration and illumination. Timron Instruments Incorporated, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, October 14, 1986: US04617013 (55 worldwide citation)

This invention is a method and an apparatus for surgical irrigation, aspiration and illumination comprising a cooperative irrigation, aspiration and illumination system wherein the three functions are cooperatively performed at the actual surgical area during surgery. A single hand-held instrument c ...