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Thomas H McGaffigan: Self-regulating heater utilizing ferrite-type body. Metcal, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 26, 1993: US05182427 (329 worldwide citation)

A self-regulating heater is provided by placing ferrite-type body member, which is highly lossy when exposed to a high frequency magnetic field and has a predetermined Curie temperature, on or around a central conductor which is connected or is adapted to be connected to a power source which provide ...


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Donald E Weder: Wrapping a floral grouping with sheets having adhesive or cohesive material applied thereto. Highland Supply Corporation, Dunlap Codding & Lee, January 26, 1993: US05181364 (327 worldwide citation)

A method for wrapping a floral grouping wherein a plurality of sheets of material are connected into a pad of sheets of material. The pad has a top sheet of material with the other sheets of material being disposed under the top sheet of material. The floral grouping is placed on the top sheet of ma ...


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David A Scanlon: Method and apparatus for a fluid infusion system with linearized flow rate change. Pharmacia Deltec, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter and Schmidt, January 26, 1993: US05181910 (295 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump and controller for automatically determining the interval between pump activations necessary to produce a substantially linear rate of increase or decrease in fluid flow, during the administration of fluids to a patient. The infusion pump contains a user interface, with ...


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Tommy G Cooper, Ross E Smith, Emil S Macha: Apparatus for recording reagent test strip data by comparison to color lights on a reference panel. Healthdyne, Jerry R Seiler, January 26, 1993: US05182707 (275 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for recording analysis of a reagent test strip having a plurality of color blocks for testing different constituents of a fluid, comprises a reference panel having a plurality of visually distinguishable and calibrated color areas or spots, a plurality of first lights for designating th ...


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Robin Barr, Linda Beauchesne, Ronald Benson, Maureen Burdick, Joan Duffy, Paul Fletcher, Denise Fritz, John R Gaddas, Joseph Girardini, Robert Guilmette, David Hughes, Joseph Long, Lymon Maytubby, Beverly Montresor, Susan Moore, Teresa Patch, Russell Pollnow, Gary Prignon, Anthony Retartha, Mary Jo Round, Christopher Machnich: Computer system and method for work management. ITT Corporation, January 26, 1993: US05182705 (254 worldwide citation)

A computerized system and method for managing work in process is provided. An initial transaction records case specific information. The case specific information is automatically linked with a work source index which includes basic client information. An electronic file is created for each case ari ...


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Roy L Sumner: Cell messaging process for an in-vehicle traffic congestion information system. Farradyne Systems, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, January 26, 1993: US05182555 (253 worldwide citation)

The In-Vehicle Traffic Congestion Information System (ICI system) consists of a technique to provide real-time traffic congestion data to drivers of suitably equipped vehicles. The ICI system includes apparatus for gathering and formatting data at a central location, transmitting the data to vehicle ...


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Kristian R Peschmann, Jonathan Harmann: Automatic concealed object detection system having a pre-scan stage. Invision Technologies, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 26, 1993: US05182764 (243 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting concealed objects, such as explosives, drugs, or other contraband is disclosed. The apparatus uses CT scanning to identify concealed objects with a density corresponding to the density of a target object such as explosives or drugs. To reduce the amount of CT scanning requ ...


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Carlos Alberto D C Goncalves: Process of electric pipeline heating utilizing heating elements inserted in pipelines. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, January 26, 1993: US05182792 (237 worldwide citation)

A process to clear pipelines carrying fluids viscous and/or rich in organic residues includes the introduction of a heating element inside a pipeline carrying the fluids through a coupling spool which is intercalated in the fluid-carrying pipeline. Simultaneously an electric current is applied to th ...


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Kenneth G Slotkowski, Paul A Michaels, Harold R Macks, Henry J Ewald: Automatic headlamp dimmer. Lectron Products, Ford Motor Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 26, 1993: US05182502 (221 worldwide citation)

An automatic headlamp dimmer system for switching a vehicle's headlamps from high beam to low beam when lights from another vehicle are detected in front of the vehicle. To prevent spurious responses to reflected light from signs and other sources, the dimmer system includes a light detector which i ...


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Mark D Mueller, Frank L Jones, Julio M Quintana, Kenneth E Ruddy, Michael G Mims: Well casing flotation device and method. Union Oil Company of California, Gregory F Wirzbicki, William O Jacobson, January 26, 1993: US05181571 (211 worldwide citation)

A ported float shoe (5) and a landing collar (16) are attached at a first end of a portion of a casing string (4) and a sliding air trapping insert (20) is attached at the other end. The air trapping insert (20) includes a fluid flow passageway (24) blocked by a plug (22) attached by shear pins to t ...



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