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James E Friant, Levent Ozdemir: Shielded cutterhead with small rolling disc cutters. Excavation Engineering Associates, R Reams Goodloe Jr, October 5, 1999: US05961185 (33 worldwide citation)

An improved disc type rolling rock cutter, and novel cutterheads employing such cutters. A rock cutter with an improved, simplified structure, with compact bearing, and smooth, rounded blade shape is disclosed. The design incorporates a cutter ring, bearing, and seal into a single cutter ring assemb ...


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James E Friant, Michael A Anderson: Small disc cutter, and drill bits, cutterheads, and tunnel boring machines employing such rolling disc cutters. Excavation Engineering Associates, R Reams Goodloe Jr, October 17, 2000: US06131676 (12 worldwide citation)

Small diameter rotary drill bits using rolling disc cutters. Novel small diameter rotary drill bits with detachable pedestal mounted rolling disc cutters are provided. The bit body has a plurality of longitudinal edge mounting slots located at preselected angularly spaced apart locations. Preferably ...


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James E Friant, Levent Ozdemir: Disc cutter and excavation equipment. Excavation Engineering Associates, R Reams Goodloe Jr, May 18, 1999: US05904211 (10 worldwide citation)

An improved disc type rolling rock cutter, and novel cutterheads employing such cutters. A rock cutter with an improved, simplified structure, with compact bearing, and smooth, rounded blade shape is disclosed. The design incorporates a cutter ring, bearing assembly, and seal assembly. The cutter ma ...


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James E Friant, William J Bruton, Viggo C Bertelsen Jr, Patrick A Yates: Cartridge for two component field mixed explosive. Excoa, Graybeal Barnard & Uhlir, January 4, 1977: US04000696 (10 worldwide citation)

An explosive cartridge for use in an explosive column train by end to end coupling of a plurality of cartridges. Each cartridge comprises a cylindrical containing shell having an open rear end in which is a closure plug. In the pre-mix condition, the cartridge contains a first solid component of a t ...


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James E Friant, Levent Ozdemir: Disc cutter and method of replacing disc cutters. Excavation Engineering Associates, R Reams Goodloe Jr, May 6, 1997: US05626201 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved rolling disc type cutter, and novel cutterheads employing such cutters. The cutter includes a washer surface and a cutter ring assembly. The cutter ring assembly further includes an annular cutter ring with an interior annulus defining portion and an outer ring portion. A bearing assembl ...


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James E Friant, Marshall E Klopich: Two component field mix hydrazine base explosive. Rocket Research Corporation, Graybeal Barnard & Uhlir, August 16, 1977: US04042431 (8 worldwide citation)

A two component field mix explosive composition comprising a first solid component comprising ammonium nitrate or mixtures of ammonium nitrate with ammonium perchlorate, and a second liquid component comprising as a first ingredient hydrazine, a second ingredient which is water, alcohol or a mixture ...