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Donald E Weder, Joseph G Straeter, William F Straeter: Sleeve having a detachable portion for forming a pot cover. Highland Supply Corporation, Dunlap & Codding, February 27, 1996: US05493809 (139 worldwide citation)

A sleeve used to wrap items such as potted plants. The sleeve may have an open or closed bottom. When closed, the bottom may have a gusset for allowing expansion upon the depositing of the pot into the sleeve. The sleeve has a detachable upper portion. The sleeve may have a bonding material disposed ...


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Mark G Heath, John T Hahn, Lorry F Sallee, Joseph A Mlinar, Thomas M Killian, Thomas G Olsen: Apparatus and method for the zoned placement of superabsorbent material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul Yee, February 27, 1996: US05494622 (136 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an apparatus and method for forming a composite web having selected discrete pocket regions which are distributed on a carrier layer and contain high-absorbency material. The invention includes a pattern chamber having opposed side walls, an entrance end wall and an ex ...


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Jim B Surjaatmadja, Steven L Holden, David D Szarka: Well jetting apparatus. Halliburton Company, Stephen R Christian, Neal R Kennedy, February 27, 1996: US05494103 (134 worldwide citation)

A well jetting apparatus for use in fracturing of a well. Fracture initiation is provided by forming openings through the well casing and then forming fan-shaped slots in the formation surrounding the casing. Those slots are formed by a the jetting apparatus which has at least one hydraulic jet dire ...


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Jean Marie Gueguen, Jean Louis Saltel, Frederic Signori: Method for sealing between a lining and borehole, casing or pipeline. Drillflex, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 27, 1996: US05494106 (132 worldwide citation)

To seal the connection between an internal lining and external borehole, casing or pipeline, one or more elastically deformable annular seals are placed on the preform in a contracted state, in a configuration which does not impede insertion of the preform into the borehole, casing or pipeline. Duri ...


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Terry L Borden, William K Kelley, Iderpal S Narang, Bharat D Rathi, David J Wisneski: System for parallel processing of complex read-only database queries using master and slave central processor complexes. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence D Cutter, William B Porter, Michaelson & Wallace, February 27, 1996: US05495606 (125 worldwide citation)

A parallel query processing system comprises a front end processor, a query processing complex attached to the front end processor, and a database on a data repository attached by a first path to the front end processor, and by one or more additional paths to one or more slave processors within the ...


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Khalil S Zaidan: Hinge assembly for electronic devices. Richard B Klar, February 27, 1996: US05494447 (124 worldwide citation)

A hinge assembly for interconnecting and stably supporting the parts of an electronic device while enhancing the three-dimensional adjustability of the position of the device's parts. The hinge assembly provides for lineal adjustment of each device part using a shaft secured to the part, a sleeve sl ...


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Yan Fu, Jian Ding, James J Beaudoin: Zeolite-based lightweight concrete products. National Research Council of Canada, Juliusz Szereszewski, February 27, 1996: US05494513 (119 worldwide citation)

Lightweight concrete products, useful for example in blocks, wall panels, floor and roof slabs, in which zeolite is a major component, its content in the cementing material of the products exceeding 50 wt. %. Depending on application, zeolite may be non-treated or calcined at a temperature enabling ...


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Michael D Rostoker, James S Koford, Edwin R Jones, Douglas B Boyle, Ranko Scepanovic: Integrated circuit physical design automation system utilizing optimization process decomposition and parallel processing. LSI Logic Corporation, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, February 27, 1996: US05495419 (119 worldwide citation)

In a physical design automation system for producing an optimized cell placement for an integrated circuit chip, a placement optimization methodology is decomposed into a plurality of cell placement optimization processes that are performed simultaneously by parallel processors on input data represe ...


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Shunpei Yamazaki, Akira Mase, Masaaki Hiroki: Electro-optical device and driving having an improved electrode and driving arrangement. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Eric J Robinson, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, February 27, 1996: US05495353 (116 worldwide citation)

A grey tone display and a driving method are described. The display comprises a light influencing layer, and electrode pad located adjacent to the layer at one side of the layer in order to define a pixel in the layer, an n-channel field effect transistors connected to the electrode pad at its sourc ...


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Ronald A Katz: Scheduling and processing system for telephone video communication. Nilsson Wurst & Green, February 27, 1996: US05495284 (114 worldwide citation)

A scheduling and processing system is disclosed for telephone and video communication with a plurality of remote locations from a central station. The system utilizes a dial-up telephone facility and telephonic television terminal units at the remote locations and memory structure for storing call s ...