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Coy L Hays, Thomas A Brunson, Gary A Lenz: Method and apparatus for diagnosing a pump system. Innovation Management Group, Head Johnson & Kachigian, July 10, 2001: US06260004 (165 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for diagnosing rotating equipment commonly used in the factory and process control industry are provided. The apparatus and method are intended for use in assisting a maintenance engineer in the diagnosis of turbines, compressors, fans, blowers and pumps. The preferred embodi ...


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Gary M Klinefelter, Bradley A Paulson, Matthew K Dunham, Kevin R Campion, Jeffrey D Upin, Gary A Lenz, Aurelian Dumitru: Method and apparatus for communicating between printer or laminator and supplies. Fargo Electronics, Brian D Kaul, Westman Champlin & Kelly, May 14, 2002: US06386772 (134 worldwide citation)

A printer for printing onto a substrate includes a substrate feed mechanism configured to secure the substrate during printing and a print mechanism configured to print on the substrate. A transceiver is configured to transfer power through a non-physical link to a radio frequency (RF) circuit carri ...


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Gary A Lenz, Gregory C Brown, Jogesh Warrior: Valve positioner with pressure feedback, dynamic correction and diagnostics. Rosemount, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, November 12, 1996: US05573032 (122 worldwide citation)

In this invention, a valve positioner receives a setpoint from a master and provides a control pressure to a valve actuator for controlling a valve. A sensing circuit in the positioner senses the position of the valve and the control pressure, and a control circuit in the positioner uses both the se ...


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Coy L Hays, Gary A Lenz: Method and apparatus for diagnosing a pump system. Innovation Management Group, Head Johnson & Kachigian, December 11, 2001: US06330525 (116 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for diagnosing rotating equipment commonly used in the factory and process control industry are provided. The apparatus and method are intended for use in assisting a maintenance engineer in the diagnosis of turbines, compressors, fans, blowers and pumps. The preferred embodi ...


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Gary A Lenz, Gregory C Brown, Jogesh Warrior: Valve positioner with pressure feedback, dynamic correction and diagnostics. Rosemount, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, August 27, 1996: US05549137 (82 worldwide citation)

In this invention, a valve positioner receives a setpoint from a master and provides a control pressure to a valve actuator for controlling a valve. A sensing circuit in the positioner senses the position of the valve and the control pressure, and a control circuit in the positioner uses both the se ...


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Gary M Klinefelter, Jeffrey D Upin, Gary A Lenz, Martin A Pribula, James R Meier: Method and apparatus for communicating between printer and card supply. Fargo Electronics, Westman Champlin & Kelly, February 24, 2004: US06694884 (69 worldwide citation)

A card supply for use with an identification card printing system includes a card hopper and a supply circuit. The card hopper contains a stack of cards. The supply circuit is mounted to the card hopper that includes a memory containing supply information relating to parameters of the card supply.


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William R Kirkpatrick, Robert J Karschnia, Marcos Peluso, Steven J DiMarco, Gary A Lenz: Two-wire field-mounted process device. Rosemount, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, June 3, 2003: US06574515 (68 worldwide citation)

A two-wire field-mounted process device with multiple isolated channels includes a channel that can be an input channel or an output channel. The given input or output channel can couple to multiple sensors or actuators, respectively. The process device is wholly powered by the two-wire process cont ...


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Martin A Pribula, James R Meier, Stacy W Lukaskawcez, Gary M Klinefelter, Leonid S Gershenovich, Gary A Lenz, Jeffrey D Upin: Identification card printer. Fargo Electronics, Westman Champlin & Kelly, July 6, 2004: US06758616 (57 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an identification card printer that can be used with a card cartridge that protects a stack of cards stored therein from environmental contamination and establishes a card transport plane, from which other components of the identification card printer can be alig ...


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Evren Eryurek, Gary A Lenz, Kadir Kavaklioglu: Prediction of error magnitude in a pressure transmitter. Rosemount, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, March 2, 2004: US06701274 (54 worldwide citation)

A pressure transmitter with an output predicting the magnitude of error in the pressure transmitter's output. A pressure sensor is adapted to sense a process pressure. A controller coupled to the pressure sensor generates a transmitter output representing the process pressure. A memory stores p ...


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Jogesh Warrior, Scott E Brigham, Gary A Lenz: Transmitter with improved compensation. Rosemount, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, June 24, 1997: US05642301 (51 worldwide citation)

A circuit for compensating variables in a measurement transmitter. Within the transmitter, a sensor senses a primary process variable such as differential pressure and a converter digitizes the sensed process variable. The sensor senses pressures within a span of pressures values. A memory inside th ...