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Joseph W Blake III, Jack W Kaufman: Surgical stapler. Lackenbach Siegel Marzullo & Aronson, May 12, 1987: US04664305 (632 worldwide citation)

A skin stapler having a plurality of staples comprising a frame structure, with a nose section for directing the staple at a wound site, including a housing therein having an anvil, a staple ejector, a driver for deforming the staple about the anvil, and a staple follower for continually urging the ...


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David F Webster: Wound dressing. Smith and Nephew Associated Companies, Jacobs & Jacobs, May 12, 1987: US04664662 (514 worldwide citation)

An absorbent, non-adherent wound dressing suitable for use in deep and cavernous wounds is described. The dressing comprises an absorbent material in the form of individual pieces of a conformable, resilient, absorbent hydrophilic foam retained within a porous bag formed from a perforated polymeric ...


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Kazuei Kenmochi: Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 12, 1987: US04663824 (290 worldwide citation)

An aluminum electrolytic capacitor provided in a container including a resin casing integral with a pair of terminals perforating therethrough and a resin lid coupled to the resin casing with an element which includes an anode aluminum foil, a cathode aluminum foil and separators, which are superpos ...


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Shigeo Sano, Masato Komatsuzaki: Magnetically attachable sign. C I Kaseo, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 12, 1987: US04663874 (250 worldwide citation)

A flexible magnetic sign, such as may be detachably provided on a body panel of a motor vehicle, in which bulging due to the presence of air or moisture is eliminated. The rear surface of the sign is formed with trough-indentations. This may take the form of parallel stripes, a checkered pattern, in ...


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Eric C Strauss: Automatic protracting and locking hypodermic needle guard. May 12, 1987: US04664654 (218 worldwide citation)

A tool to protect professionals who use hypodermic needles in their work from inadvertent punctures to themselves by contaminated needles comprising a sliding member (16) and a stationary member (28). The first step in using this tool is to retract sliding member (16) by compressing protruding membe ...


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William E Masters: Computer automated manufacturing process and system. Cort Flint, May 12, 1987: US04665492 (216 worldwide citation)

A computer automated manufacturing process and system (CAMPS) is disclosed which includes a computer system (12) which consists of a computer aided design computer (14) and a machine controller (16) which receives a file of coordinate information (18). An article (10) is designed by means of the com ...


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Anthony M Horgan, Alfred T LaFrance, Francis J Wieloch, Robert C U Yu: Electrostatographic imaging members. Xerox Corporation, Peter H Kondo, May 12, 1987: US04664995 (183 worldwide citation)

An electrostatographic imaging member comprising at least one imaging layer capable of retaining an electrostatic latent image, a supporting substrate layer having an electrically conductive surface, and an electrically conductive ground strip layer adjacent the electrostatographic imaging layer and ...


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M Duane Horton, Gary R Peterson: Infiltrated thermally stable polycrystalline diamond. Sii Megadiamond, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 12, 1987: US04664705 (183 worldwide citation)

A polycrystalline diamond (PCD) body with improved thermal stability is disclosed which comprises a PCD body which has had at least one of its previously empty pores infiltrated by a silicon containing alloy. According to the process of the invention, a porous PCD body is obtained, preferably by aci ...


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Herbert Ovshinsky: Vertical semiconductor processor. Energy Conversion Devices, Marvin S Siskind, Lawrence G Norris, May 12, 1987: US04664939 (167 worldwide citation)

A vertical processor for the continuous deposition of semiconductor alloy material by glow discharge techniques. The vertical processor includes a plurality of operatively interconnected deposition chambers, at least one chamber of which includes a generally vertical cathode plate about each of the ...


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Mamoru Hiroyasu: Monitoring apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 12, 1987: US04665430 (167 worldwide citation)

A monitoring apparatus comprising a lens structure includes lenses and a reflector element which reflects the light rays passing through these lenses, thereby changing the first optical axis along which the light rays pass before being reflected into the second optical axis and which is further equi ...