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Robert A Bilbrey, Bruce R Koball, John S H Loram: Automated liquid dispenser control. American Hospital Supply Corporation, James F Mitchell, October 9, 1984: US04475666 (109 worldwide citation)

A servo controlled actuator for an automated liquid dispenser for dispensing reagents or diluting samples with reagent automatically in accord with a programmed local microprocessor or remote computer control. The dispenser has at least one reciprocable syringe, valving for it and a syringe actuator ...


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Jon E Oppenlander, Bruce R Koball, Carl L Shackelford, Benn Karne: Hand-held pipette with disposable capillary. American Hospital Supply Corporation, James F Mitchell, February 4, 1986: US04567780 (64 worldwide citation)

A hand-held manually operated pipette having an adjustable plunger stroke and calibrated electronic digital volumetric display draws-up and dispenses viscous, dense or high vapor pressure liquids by means of an easily replaced, disposable, integral, positive displacement type plunger tip and capilla ...


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Robert A Bilbrey, Bruce R Koball: Opto-mechanical cursor positioning device. Universal Supply, Edward F Towers, Majestic Gallagher Parsons & Siebert, September 24, 1985: US04543571 (29 worldwide citation)

A hand-held "Mouse" contains an optical system for detecting the number of patterns crossed by its movement across a periodic optical pattern. The optical system is limited to detecting the distance traveled by the mouse across the pattern, a mechanical displacement device within the mouse being uti ...


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Christopher C Rutter, Robert A Bilbrey, Bruce R Koball: Apparatus for filling flexible plastic bags carried in a continuous web and supplies therefore. Rapak, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, May 26, 1992: US05115626 (20 worldwide citation)

A machine for automatically filling plastic bags with liquid or particulate material moves a continuous web of such bags through a number of serially positioned work stations. The bags are completely sealed when they enter the machine. As each bag passes through a slitting work station, a specially ...


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Christopher C Rutter, Robert A Bilbrey, Bruce R Koball: Plastic bags carried in a continuous web. Rapak, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, January 1, 1991: US04981374 (11 worldwide citation)

A machine for automatically filling plastic bags with liquid or particulate material moves a continuous web of such bags through a number of serially positioned work stations. The bags are completely sealed when they enter the machine. As each bag passes through a slitting work station, a specially ...


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Jon F Zahornacky, Steven Edward Ziemba, Neil P Young, Bruce R Koball: System and method for substantially synchronizing sound and smoke in a model vehicle. Lionel L L C, O Melveny & Myers, September 27, 2011: US08025545 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for substantially synchronizing sound and smoke in a model train or other model vehicle. In one embodiment of the present invention, a sensor is configured to send a signal periodically to a smoke generating device and a controller, wherein the signal is used by the s ...


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Bruce R Koball, Richard James Mosher, John T Ricks, Tyler R Brooks: System and method for redirecting smoke effects in a model vehicle. Lionel L L C, O Melveny & Myers, March 12, 2013: US08393931 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for selectively directing smoke in a model train or other model vehicle. In one embodiment, a directional fan is used to guide smoke to one of at least two output ports. When the fan is rotated in a first direction, air is drawn in through a first port and smoke is di ...


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Bruce R Koball, Richard James Mosher, John T Ricks, Tyler R Brooks: System and method for redirecting smoke effects in a model vehicle. Lionel, O Melveny & Myers, IP&T Calendar Department LA 13 A7, December 23, 2010: US20100323578-A1

A system and method is provided for selectively directing smoke in a model train or other model vehicle. In one embodiment, a directional fan is used to guide smoke to one of at least two output ports. When the fan is rotated in a first direction, air is drawn in through a first port and smoke is di ...


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Jon F Zahornacky, Steven Edward Ziemba, Neil P Young, Bruce R Koball: System and method for substantially synchronizing sound and smoke in a model vehicle. O Melveny & Myers, IP&T Calendar Department LA 13 A7, March 11, 2010: US20100062675-A1

A system and method is provided for substantially synchronizing sound and smoke, or the like, in a model train or other model vehicle. In one embodiment of the present invention, a sensor is configured to send a signal periodically to a smoke generating device and a controller, wherein the signal is ...