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Thomas F Bernecki, Kevin J Varley, William P Rusch, Janusz Wlodarczyk, John F Klein: Plasma gun with adjustable cathode. The Perkin Elmer Corporation, H S Ingham, F L Masselle, E T Grimes, October 25, 1988: US04780591 (68 worldwide citation)

A plasma generating system comprises a plasma gun including a hollow cylindrical anode member, a hollow cylindrical intermediate member electrically isolated from and juxtaposed coaxially with the anode member to form a plasma-forming gas passage through the intermediate member and the anode member, ...


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Donald DiMarzio, Ronald G Pirich, John F Klein: Method for producing a self decontaminating surface. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Terry J Anderson, Karl J Hoch Jr, May 22, 2001: US06235351 (38 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a self decontaminating surface to decontaminate chemical and biological contaminants that are deposited on the surface and decontaminatable through reaction with free hydroxyl radicals. The method first includes determination of a surface to be treated and which is exposable t ...


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Gary C Irons, John F Klein, Richard D Lander, Henry C Thompson, Richard D Trapani: Heavy duty plasma spray gun. Metco, F L Masselle, E T Grimes, J D Crane, April 24, 1984: US04445021 (26 worldwide citation)

A heavy duty plasma spray gun for extended industrial service is disclosed. The gun includes a gas distribution member made of a material having a coefficient of expansion different from that of the parts surrounding it. The gas distribution member is forcibly urged by a resilient member such as a c ...


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John F Klein, Chandra K Bhansali, Thomas J Fox, Richard T Smyth, Raymond A Zatorski: Plasma spray gun nozzle and coolant deionizer. The Perkin Elmer Corporation, Giarratana, F L Masselle, J D Crane, June 19, 1984: US04455470 (17 worldwide citation)

A plasma spray gun system with improved nozzle life. The gun includes a nozzle with a thin annular coolant passage and having a dimension optimized for nozzle life. The system also includes a deionizer to remove ions from the cooling fluid and a dissolved gas remover which also improves nozzle life. ...


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John F Klein, Robert L Kosson, John A Quadrini: Closed loop feedback control variable conductance heat pipe. Pollock Vande Sande and Priddy, March 1, 1994: US05289869 (10 worldwide citation)

A variable conductance heat pipe includes an electronic component mounting plate serving as the evaporator of the heat pipe. The evaporator is connected to an air cooled condenser which condenses vapor flowing from the evaporator. The evaporator has a sump located at the lowest gravity point of the ...


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Victor Curreri, John F Klein, Janine E Dubois: Computerized multi-zone crystal growth furnace precise temperature and heating control method. Grumman Aerospace Corporation, March 6, 1990: US04907177 (9 worldwide citation)

A computerized method of digitally controlling the temperature profile of a heated article in which the temperature profile is defined by a plurality of temperature zones spaced about the article. The temperature profile of the article is monitored and a heating cycle requirement of the temperature ...


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Victor Curreri, John F Klein, Janine E Dubois, David J Larson Sr: Computerized multi-zone crystal growth furnace. Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Richard G Geib, Daniel J Tick, Bernard S Huffman, August 28, 1990: US04952780 (6 worldwide citation)

A heating system has a substantially cylindrical hollow muffle formed of a alumina ceramic with a plurality of heat-generating windings therearound. A light-actuated power control is operatively connected to the windings. A computer is operatively connected to a temperature monitor associated with a ...


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Gary C Irons, Dennis K Buzzelli, John F Klein, Richard T Smyth: Plasma spray gun nozzle. Metco, F L Masselle, E T Grimes, J D Crane, February 7, 1984: US04430546 (6 worldwide citation)

A plasma spray gun nozzle with a thin annular coolant passage having extended life. The thin annular passage is located adjacent a thin nozzle wall which confines the arc formed in the nozzle. The dimensions of the thin annular passage and the wall thickness are selected to assure maximum nozzle lif ...


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John F Klein, Hans M Siewertsen: Adjustable injector assembly for melted powder coating deposition. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, November 12, 2002: US06478234 (5 worldwide citation)

A powder injector assembly for delivering powder into an axial flow of heated gas of a powder coating applicator. The assembly includes a powder injector rotatable in a plane whose centerline is perpendicular to the gas flow for issuing powder thereto. An injection nozzle exit port is integral with ...


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John F Klein: Plasma spray gun with cooling fin nozzle and deionizer. Metco, Giarratana, F L Masselle, J D Crane, September 20, 1983: US04405853 (4 worldwide citation)

A plasma spray gun nozzle with fins for cooling. The fins are designed in the region radially outward of the point where the arc strikes the nozzle to have a base width and a slot width and slot depth having advantageous dimensions. Coolant is forced through the slots at a rate to achieve optimum he ...



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