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Gerald Baker: Preloading type connector. Cooper Cameron Corporation, Michael P Hartmann, Peter A Bielinski, November 27, 2001: US06321843 (25 worldwide citation)

A connection for oilfield use is disclosed. It features male and female components held together by dogs actuable through one of the members and into the other. Different configurations of the connections envision a built-in preload to the connection when made-up. This is accomplished by a cantileve ...


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James K Andersen, Eric Lee Goldner, Leo Lam, William Morey, Ira Jeffrey Bush, Gerald Baker, Agop Cherbettchian: Fiber optic particle motion sensor system. US Sensor Systems, Stradley Ronon Stevens Young, August 16, 2011: US07999946 (24 worldwide citation)

A sensor apparatus combines an optical sensor in which acceleration, acoustic velocity, or displacement (vibration) causes a corresponding shift in the center wavelength of the sensor output, coupled to a high speed interferometric interrogator, through an unbalanced fiber interferometer. The unbala ...


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Gerald Baker: Valve actuator with emergency shutdown feature. Cooper Cameron, Duane Morris & Heckscher, November 28, 2000: US06152167 (20 worldwide citation)

A valve actuator with an emergency shutdown feature incorporates shutdown of the valve when a sensed line pressure is outside of high- and low-pressure trip points. The actuator can be manually tripped. The actuator can be tripped in the event of a fire or, incorporating a solenoid, a trip can be ac ...


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Gerald Baker: Ladder leveler. July 5, 1994: US05325936 (12 worldwide citation)

A ladder leveler device to level and stabilize a ladder on an uneven surface, comprising a generally rectangular shaped base plate having a plurality of threaded holes located on each wide end, a plurality of hollow jack screws complimentary to and threading through the plurality of threaded holes o ...


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Gerald Baker, Craig Beierwaltes, William Gardner, Charles Weber: Method and apparatus for dispensing powder in a printing press. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, September 19, 1989: US04867063 (10 worldwide citation)

An improved powder delivery system for use in dispensing powder to a printing press. The improvements include an agitator system for the powder reservoir, a wiper block for use with a curved feed roller, a split air flow amplifier which is openable for cleaning, a flow-through rotary manifold for di ...


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Gerald Baker: Ladder leveling device. Ian F Burns, February 17, 1998: US05718306 (7 worldwide citation)

A ladder leveling device is provided with an integrally formed tubular guide, a locking mechanism, a support shaft and a pivot foot. The tubular guide is attached to a ladder through its base portion. A guide bore is provided in the tubular guide for receiving the support shaft which may slide withi ...


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Patricia A Dodson, Gerald Baker, Donald L Brodigan: Broadband circuit identification method for controlling service access. Qwest Communications International, Brooks Kushman P C, March 29, 2005: US06873622 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling customers' access to services on a broadband network. The method uses a circuit identifier, unique to each customer, to compare service requests with service entitlements. The network provider flows the circuit identifiers to the service providers where relationship between ...


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Patricia A Dodson, Gerald Baker, Donald L Brodigan: Broadband circuit identification method for controlling service access. US West, Brooks & Kushman P C, July 18, 2000: US06091735 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling customers' access to services on a broadband network. The method uses a circuit identifier, unique to each customer, to compare service requests with service entitlements. The network provider flows the circuit identifiers to the service providers where relationship between ...


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Joseph Brogan, Irwin Gerald Baker: Turntable bearing. The Boeing Company, Frederick J McKinnon Jr, Bernard A Donahue, June 21, 1977: US04030787 (5 worldwide citation)

A turntable bearing which is particularly well adapted for securing an adjustable airfoil to the fuselage of an aircraft. The disclosed preferred embodiment comprises a ring shaped structure consisting of a lower support ring, an inner and an outer bearing, a tee ring, and an annular bearing plate. ...


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Gerald Baker: Fast-closing stepping actuator for a valve member. November 13, 2001: US06315264 (3 worldwide citation)

An actuation system is usable for a choke. The choke can be moved between open and closed positions by a variety of devices, including a stepping actuator. A rapid shutdown feature involving a hydraulically driven override allows the stem of the choke to be moved rapidly to close the choke. The actu ...