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Charles W Smith Jr, Larry R Rosio, Stephen H Shore, James A Karle: Precision cleaning system. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Ziesenheim Bruening Logsdon Orkin & Hanson, January 3, 1995: US05377705 (116 worldwide citation)

An improved precision cleaning method includes introducing a solvent to a cleaning vessel, placing a workpiece in the cleaning vessel and contacting the workpiece with the solvent during a residence period. The cleaning vessel is then pressurized to a target pressure by adding carbon dioxide to the ...


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Charles W Smith Jr, Larry R Rosio, Stephen H Shore: Method of cleaning workpiece with solvent and then with liquid carbon dioxide. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Ziensenheim Bruening Logsdon Orkin & Hanson, May 23, 1995: US05417768 (93 worldwide citation)

A method for precision cleaning of a workpiece with a cleaning fluid comprising liquid and/or supercritical fluid carbon dioxide and a primary solvent which is liquid at ambient temperatures and pressures comprises first placing the workpiece in a pressurizable vessel with a removable lid and within ...


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Charles W Smith Jr, Larry R Rosio, Stephen H Shore: Precision cleaning vessel. Snap Tite, Woodling Krost & Rust, April 23, 1996: US05509431 (59 worldwide citation)

A method for precision cleaning of a workpiece with a cleaning fluid comprising liquid and/or supercritical fluid carbon dioxide and a primary solvent which is liquid at ambient temperatures and pressures comprises first placing the workpiece in a pressurizable vessel with a removable lid and within ...


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Charles W Smith Jr, William H Walker, Franz X Zimmerman: Autoclave furnace with mechanical circulation. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, April 24, 1979: US04151400 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for treating a workpiece at elevated temperatures and pressures comprising an elongate cylindrical pressure vessel. Within the pressure vessel a hearth sits upon a pedestal. A cavity near the base of the pedestal defines an impeller chamber. An impeller is positioned in the chamber and ...


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Charles W Smith Jr, Franz X Zimmerman: Multizone graphite heating element furnace. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, November 21, 1978: US04126757 (24 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an electric furnace and, in particular an electric furnace having graphite rod heating elements electrically connected into more than one series circuit. In this way, the heating elements can be arranged to provide individually controllable heating zones.


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Charles W Smith Jr, Franz X Zimmerman: Autoclave furnace with mechanical circulation. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, November 25, 1980: US04235592 (17 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for treating a workpiece at elevated temperatures and pressures comprising an elongate cylindrical pressure vessel. Within the pressure vessel a hearth sits upon a pedestal. Surrounding the pedestal and the workspace immediately thereabove is an insulated furnace enclosure. A cavity nea ...


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Paul J Lipiec, Joseph W Wieger, Charles W Smith Jr, Francis V Marchal: Hanging reaction frame assembly. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, May 22, 1979: US04155476 (15 worldwide citation)

A hanging reaction frame assembly for moving a reaction frame to and from a pressure vessel. The reaction frame is hung from a carriage that moves on tracks spanning a well. The pressure vessel is supported by a scaffold within the well and has a platform that passes through the reaction frame.


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Charles W Smith Jr, Franz X Zimmerman: Multizone graphite heating element furnace. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, February 3, 1981: US04249032 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an electric furnace and, in particular, an electric furnace having graphite rod heating elements electrically connected into more than one series circuit. In this way, the heating elements can be arranged to provide individually controllable heating zones.


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Charles W Smith Jr: Rapid cool autoclave furnace. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, August 6, 1985: US04532984 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for gas pressure bonding, hot isostatic pressing or the like in which a workpiece may be treated at elevated temperatures and pressures comprises an elongate cylindrical pressure vessel for enclosing a furnace. The furnace comprises an insulated bottom and an insulated hood with opening ...


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Charles W Smith Jr, Franz X Zimmerman: Apparatus for vacuum sintering and hot isostatic pressing. Autoclave Engineers, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, May 19, 1981: US04268708 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating a workpiece at elevated temperatures both under vacuum and under superatmospheric pressures to provide for vacuum sintering and hot isostatic pressing in the same apparatus. The apparatus according to this invention comprises a vacuum-pressure vessel and a furnace within the v ...