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Bang M Kim, Donald E Woodmansee: Apparatus for reducing thermoplastic material compression mold cycle time. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, August 18, 1992: US05139407 (61 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic sheet is placed between a pair of mold members each having a thermal insulator and a mating metal mold insert. RF energy is applied to the inserts to dielectrically heat and melt the thermoplastic sheet. The heated sheet is then deformed in a low pressure press with the insulators. T ...


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Donald E Woodmansee, James J Carroll Sr: In place regeneration of adsorbents using microwaves. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, Paul R Webb II, July 13, 1993: US05227598 (41 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for selectively regenerating at least one portion of an adsorbent bed in an adsorption system with a movable microwave device while the remainder of the bed is still being used. The adsorbent bed is held by a frame which divides the bed into a plurality of sections, each section holding a ...


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Donald E Woodmansee: Coal gasification power plant and process. General Electric Company, Richard G Jackson, Joseph T Cohen, Leo I MaLossi, April 24, 1979: US04150953 (34 worldwide citation)

In an integrated coal gasification power plant, a humidifier is provided for transferring as vapor, from the aqueous blowdown liquid into relatively dry air, both (I) at least a portion of the water contained in the aqueous liquid and (II) at least a portion of the volatile hydrocarbons therein. The ...


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Bang M Kim, Donald E Woodmansee: Compression molding using insulating films. General Electric Company, William H Steinberg, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, November 13, 1990: US04970044 (13 worldwide citation)

Deformable insulating films are used as mold liners in a compression molding process. The film delays the initial cooling of the preheated thermoplastic charge. The film also serves as a plastic charge carrier and convection barrier during transport of the plastic charge from a heating unit into the ...


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Donald E Woodmansee, Diether E Carreno: Removing particles from gas turbine coolant. General Electric Company, Paul R Webb II, September 24, 1996: US05558496 (10 worldwide citation)

Particulates are removed from the coolant used to cool gas turbines by subjecting the coolant to the centrifugal acceleration of the gas turbine rotor. Axially oriented channels are formed in the rotor at a radial distance from its longitudinal axis. The channels are in fluid communication with a co ...


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Donald E Woodmansee, Bang M Kim: Apparatus for coating fibers with thermoplastics. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, August 4, 1992: US05134959 (9 worldwide citation)

A process for forming a thermoplastic resin coating on glass fibers comprises heating a thermoplastic resin powder until molten and applying it to the glass fibers. The coated fibers can then be heated and drawn into a desired shape which also removes resin. Then the coated fibers are cooled to make ...


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Bang M Kim, James J Carroll Sr, Donald E Woodmansee: Method and apparatus for continuous microwave regeneration of adsorbents. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, Paul R Webb II, November 22, 1994: US05367147 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for regenerating saturated adsorbents using microwave energy. A saturated adsorbent, such as activated carbon, is fed onto a continuously moving conveyor belt. The conveyor belt transports the carbon to a microwave cavity where the carbon is exposed to microwave energy. The cavi ...


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Bang M Kim, Donald E Woodmansee: Process for making an expanded fiber composite structure. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, September 8, 1992: US05145615 (7 worldwide citation)

A process for forming an expanded fiber composite structure. The process includes impregnating a fiber mat with a plastic material, compressing the mat to impregnate the mat with the plastic, fully wetting each fiber and creating a substantially void-free fiber/plastic matrix, and reducing the compr ...


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James M Freeman Jr, Bruce E Gans, Sotiris Lambiris, Donald E Woodmansee: Combined wall burner and flameholder for HRSG. General Electric Company, John F Ahern, James W Mitchell, January 27, 1976: US03934553 (7 worldwide citation)

In a combined cycle power plant, gas turbine exhaust gas is passed through a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) wherein it may be reheated upstream from a boiler tube section prior to passing through the boiler tube section in a non-contact heat exchange relation with a feedwater supply to produce ...


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Bang M Kim, Donald E Woodmansee: Expanded fiber composite structure having a cylindrical shape and useful as a filter. General Electric Company, Patrick R Scanlon, Paul R Webb II, December 28, 1993: US05273818 (6 worldwide citation)

An expanded fiber composite structure and process for making an expanded fiber composite structure are provided. The expanded fiber composite structure is made up of a fiber mat held in partial compression by a monolithic plastic coating on the fibers, the structure having a plurality of interstitia ...



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