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William A Stark, Kempton H Hardiman, Richard A Scribner, John Mazza: Sample tube carrier. Dade International, Terry L Miller, Kurt A MacLean, July 29, 1997: US05651941 (90 worldwide citation)

A self-adjusting linkable carrier for sample tubes, cuvettes, cells and the like comprising a longitudinally symmetrical vertically oriented polygonal body having two pairs of orthogonally disposed opposed vertical faces and a horizontal bottom sliding surface is disclosed. The top surface of the bo ...


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John C Mazza, William A Stark, Richard A Scribner, Stephen L Frye, Kempton H Hardiman: Automated chemical analyzer with apparatus and method for conveying and temporary storage of sample tubes. Baxter Diagnostics, Mark J Buonaiuto, Paul C Flattery, September 27, 1994: US05350564 (84 worldwide citation)

An automated chemical analyzer includes an automated conveyor apparatus for receiving a variety of sizes of test tubes, cuvettes, and sample tubes in a standard carrier member receivable into the analyzer. The standard carrier members may be interlocked in ranks and placed side by side in file to re ...