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George W Swisher Jr, Don W Smith, Gary L Westphall: Material transfer mechanism. CMI Corporation, Dunlap Codding and McCarthy, December 14, 1976: US03997277 (72 worldwide citation)

An improved material transfer mechanism comprising a selectively variable speed hydraulic power assembly having an output connected to and powering a material conveyor. A double acting hydraulic ram positions a swash plate control lever that determines the rotational speed of the output shaft, and a ...


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Ronald E Sherrick, Dean C Ackerman, Dean E Draxton, John C Matthews, Don W Smith, John G Stevens: Indexing sootblower. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 14, 1989: US04803959 (42 worldwide citation)

A long retracting sootblower for boiler cleaning of the type having a lance tube which is advanced into and out of a boiler and simultaneously rotated, and having one or more nozzles discharging a jet of blowing medium which trace helical paths. An indexing mechanism is provided to change the positi ...


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James H Hipple, Don W Smith, Steven P Carpenter, Jesse C Johnston: Hub assembly for sootblower. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 25, 1992: US05090087 (31 worldwide citation)

A sootblower hub having packing for sealing between a sootblower feed tube and lance tube. A packing gland is used which provides a live loading feature for exerting an axial force on the packing. The packing gland is comprised of elements which can be separately assembled in a manner which maintain ...


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Don W Smith: Self-adjusting packing gland for sootblower. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 7, 1993: US05267533 (23 worldwide citation)

A self-adjusting joint packing for a sootblower of the type having a stationary feed tube gland with an overfitting lance tube which is moved within the combustion device to emit a blowing medium for cleaning purposes. The joint packing gland mechanism causes the axial loading on the joint packing w ...


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George W Swisher Jr, Don W Smith: Paving machine with drop-then-stop dowel bar insertion. CMI Corporation, Dunlap & Codding, April 11, 1995: US05405212 (20 worldwide citation)

A paving machine having a medially located dowel bar feeder positioned in front of a dowel bar inserter. The machine has a screw or paddle for spreading the concrete and a front strike-off to allocate a proper amount of unconsolidated concrete beneath the machine. Next in line, internal vibrators ar ...


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Dean C Ackerman, Don W Smith: Oscillating soot blower mechanism. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 28, 1982: US04351082 (20 worldwide citation)

An accessory transmission conversion mechanism of the type disclosed in the U.S. Pat. No. 4,177,539, to Elting, for causing the lance tube of a long retracting soot blower to oscillate about its longitudinal axis, is provided with a lost motion driving connection between the yoke driving gear and th ...


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George W Swisher Jr, Don W Smith: Paving machine with midline dowel bar insertion. CMI Corporation, Dunlap Codding & Lee, June 7, 1994: US05318377 (16 worldwide citation)

A paving machine having a medially located dowel bar feeder positioned in front of a dowel bar inserter. The machine has a screw or paddle for spreading the concrete and a front strike-off to allocate a proper amount of unconsolidated concrete beneath the machine. Next in line, internal vibrators ar ...


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Dean C Ackerman, Francis L Brown, James H Hipple, Don W Smith: Port rodder with anti-drift feature. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 10, 1991: US05070823 (13 worldwide citation)

An anti-drift mechanism for a downwardly oriented port rodder for cleaning a port opening of a recovery boiler. The anti-drift mechanism prevents a cutter of the rodder from accidently drifting from a retracted holding position into the port upon the loss of holding power to the actuator. Two embodi ...


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Don W Smith: Center bar inserter. CMI Corporations, Dunlap Codding Peterson & Lee, February 26, 1991: US04995758 (13 worldwide citation)

A center bar inserter having a frame for supporting a plurality of forks for pivotal movement about a horizontal axis is provided. Insertion of a center bar is preformed by simultaneously extending the forks into the concrete slab while the forks pivot about a horizontal axis. A pair of vibrating sl ...


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James H Hipple, Don W Smith, Neil E Reed: Local display technique for fiber optic illuminator/hood system. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, January 6, 1987: US04633711 (12 worldwide citation)

A local display of a fluid level is provided in connection with a fiber optic illuminating system in which a side by side, bi-color light is passed through the fluid in a level gauge having transparent viewing ports. Diverging light passing from the level gauge, refracted in response to the fluid an ...



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