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James P English, Gerald W McNeely, Richard L Dunn: Method for making a biodegradable adhesive for soft living tissue. Richards Medical Company, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, February 14, 1989: US04804691 (154 worldwide citation)

A method for making an adhesive for use in joining soft living tissue including the steps of preparing a hydroxyl-terminated polyester by reacting a biodegradable monomer with a polyhydroxy polymerization initiator in the presence of an amount up to about 2.0 weight percent of a catalyst, and then p ...


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Audrey C Wu, Gerald W McNeely, Xiaoyan Huang: Infrared absorbing polyester packaging polymer. Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Gregory N Clements, July 20, 1999: US05925710 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a polyester polymer composition containing graphite in the range of about 3-60 parts per million based on the polyester. The size of the graphite particles is greater than about 0.5 .mu.m. As an upper limit, however, any particle size which is not visible to the nake ...


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Gerald W McNeely, Aylmer J Woodward: Modified polyethylene terephthalate. Hoechst Celanese Corporation, G N Clements, October 5, 1993: US05250333 (41 worldwide citation)

A modified polyethylene terephthalate is provided. Modification is provided by the incorporation of an alkoxylated polyol. The modified PET is melt-strength enhanced and extrusion blow-moldable. The modified PET may contain units derived from 2,6-napthalenedicarboxylic acid, and be useful for making ...


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Gerald W McNeely: Time watch or depletion indicator for removable substances. Akzona Incorporated, Robert H Falk, Charles A Wendel, Francis W Young, February 3, 1981: US04248597 (27 worldwide citation)

A novel depletion indicator (time watch) for removable substances containing acid or basic groups is disclosed, together with a novel method of use therefor. The removable substance of a predetermined concentration comes into contact with a suitable pH color indicator that can change color at a pred ...


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Gerald W McNeely: Temperature indicator. Akzona Incorporated, Robert H Falk, Charles A Wendel, Francis W Young, July 28, 1981: US04280441 (19 worldwide citation)

A temperature indicator including a backing strip with an embossed well stamped therein is provided. The well contains a matrix carrier which is impregnated with a thermally responsive fusible chemical. The bottom of the well is painted a bright color. The impregnated matrix is placed over and subst ...


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Gerald W McNeely, Gerardus L J Tummers: Steam trap monitor. Akzona Incorporated, Robert H Falk, Charles A Wendel, Francis W Young, June 8, 1982: US04333339 (16 worldwide citation)

A novel temperature indicator having a cover layer and including a backing strip with an embossed well stamped therein is provided (in the alternative, the cover layer may be embossed) to form a pocket. The well may contain a matrix carrier which is impregnated with a thermally responsive fusible ch ...


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Gerald W McNeely: Sterilization indicator. Akzona Incorporated, Robert H Falk, Charles A Wendel, Francis W Young, December 23, 1980: US04240926 (15 worldwide citation)

A novel composition is disclosed which is useful as a sterilization indicator that can distinguish clearly between the types of sterilization employed, e.g., that indicates whether sterilization was accomplished by steam or dry heat. The novel composition comprises (1) thiobarbituric acid and (2) at ...


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Gerald W McNeely: Flame retardant additives and flame retardant polyester compositions. Akzona Incorporated, Francis W Young, Jack H Hall, H Walter Haeussler, September 20, 1983: US04405738 (6 worldwide citation)

Polyester polymers and copolyester polymers incorporating flame retardant amounts of cyclotri (or tetra) phosphazenes. These cyclotri (or tetra) phosphazenes can be added at the start of ester interchange, prior to, for example polycondensation and conventional melt spinning, or if desired, after po ...


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Paul N Chen Sr, Kenith P Music, Gerald W McNeely: Transesterified pet/pen via melt extrusion. Hoechst Celanese, Palaiyur S Kalyanaraman, December 9, 1997: US05695710 (6 worldwide citation)

A process for making a transparent blow molded product made of a copolyester of PET and PEN that does not thermally deform at temperatures up to 85-87 C., and the product of that process, especially a transparent blow molded bottle. The copolyester is made by transesterifying a 20/80 (w/w) PEN/PET v ...


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Gerald W McNeely: Copolyester polymer of enhanced dyeability. Akzona, Francis W Young, Jack H Hall, June 14, 1977: US04029638 (2 worldwide citation)

Cationic dyeable copolyester polymer and yarns made therefrom having as an integral part of the polymer chain, sulfonamide groups each containing a dye sensitizing unit, derived from alkaline earth or alkali metal salts of sulfonated sulfonamides such as the sodium salt of N-(.beta.-hydroxyethyl)-N- ...