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Christopher J Nagel, Mark A Wilkinson, James E Johnston: Reactor and method for disassociating waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, April 12, 1994: US05301620 (121 worldwide citation)

A reactor for dissociating waste in a molten metal bath includes a vertical reaction section for containing a molten metal bath and a horizontal separation section extending from an upper portion of the vertical reaction section. A waste is directed into the vertical section of the reactor. An oxida ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach, James E Johnston: Method for chemically reducing metals in waste compositions. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, June 28, 1994: US05324341 (84 worldwide citation)

An environmentally sound process is described for the remediation of waste materials and oxides of metals that allows the separation, recovery and decontamination of metals. The method includes chemically reducing essentially all of a reducible toxic and potentially hazardous metal oxide of a metal- ...


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Kevin A Sparks, James E Johnston: Method for treating a halogenated organic waste to produce halogen gas and carbon oxide gas streams. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 9, 1997: US05695732 (64 worldwide citation)

A method relates to treating a halogenated organic waste to produce halogen gas and carbon oxide gas streams. The method includes directing a halogenated organic waste, having a halogen-to-hydrogen atomic ratio of less than about one, into a molten metal bath. The molten metal bath is inert to the h ...


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Cathy M Shaw, James E Johnston: Method for capture of chlorine dissociated from a chlorine-containing compound. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, October 14, 1997: US05678244 (61 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for capture of chlorine dissociated from a chlorine-containing compound. A molten metal bath has a molten metal phase, which includes a metal or salt, and a fluid vitreous phase including calcium oxide, aluminum oxide, and sufficient silicon dioxide to cause the vitreous phase ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach, Michael J Stephenson, James E Johnston: Method for producing halogenated products from metal halide feeds. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 10, 1998: US05717149 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus producing halogenated products from metal halide feeds. In one embodiment, uranium hexafluoride is treated by separating fluorine from the metal of the uranium hexafluoride. Uranium hexafluoride is introduced into a molten metal bath under conditions whereby the uranium hexafl ...


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James E Johnston: Air conditioning supply carrier. Malloy & Malloy, January 23, 1990: US04895256 (47 worldwide citation)

In air conditioning supply carrier and organizer including a lower tray, an upper tray and an intermediate tray in stacked relation, each tray being of substantially similar area and configuration wherein the interior of each tray is separated by septums into a plurality of compartments and wherein ...


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Phillip W Alexander, Michael S Freberg, Keith A Howell, James E Johnston: Method and apparatus for tensioning ground engaging endless elastomeric belts. Caterpillar, Joseph W Keen, March 17, 1987: US04650259 (11 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for selectively tensioning an endless, inextensible elastomeric belt entrained about a cooperating drive structure and idler structure having respective axes of rotation. A roller frame joined to a vehicular main frame supports the idler structure and constrains movement thereof ...


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James E Johnston: Transmission shift control lock assembly. Caterpillar Tractor Co, John W Grant, August 7, 1979: US04163398 (3 worldwide citation)

A transmission shift control has a member movable in an arcuate pathway between forward and reverse drive positions and through a neutral position intermediate the forward and reverse drive positions. A pair of levers are positioned on opposite sides of the member and are movable to a position for e ...


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Brian C Buchanan, John M Dickerson, James E Johnston, Francis G Snekhaus: Adjustable top link assembly. Caterpillar, Diana L Charlton, December 29, 1998: US05853051 (2 worldwide citation)

Top link assemblies for a construction machine are typically used to adjust the pitch angle of a cutting edge of a blade. The present top link assembly has substantially co-planar first and second adjustment plates with each including a pair of slots therein. Joint upper and lower surfaces are defin ...


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James E Johnston: Brake locking and release system. Caterpillar, J Wesley Blumenshine, July 7, 1992: US05127496

This invention relates to systems for locking a brake in a brake actuated position. The invention is similar to other such systems in that the system comprises a brake, a pedal lever having a ratcheted edge and being connected via a linkage to the brake, a locking member such as a pawl with a tooth ...