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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Automated beverage brewing system. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, November 7, 2000: US06142063 (188 worldwide citation)

An automated beverage brewing system includes a liquid storage tank and a metering chamber. The metering chamber is at least partially submerged beneath a standing level of liquid in the storage tank. The chamber includes a sealable liquid inlet port communicating with the interior of the storage ta ...


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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Michael G Woram, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Beverage filter cartridge holder. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, February 6, 2001: US06182554 (176 worldwide citation)

A cup shaped holder is internally provided with an ejection mechanism which serves to automatically dislodge a spent beverage cartridge from an upwardly extending piercing member when the lid is opened at the end of a brewing cycle. In addition, the holder is mounted on externally protruding trunnio ...


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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Michael G Woram, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Beverage filter cartridge holder. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, June 27, 2000: US06079315 (133 worldwide citation)

A cup shaped holder is internally provided with an ejection mechanism which serves to automatically dislodge a spent beverage cartridge from an upwardly extending piercing member when the lid is opened at the end of a brewing cycle. In addition, the holder is mounted on externally protruding trunnio ...


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Dennis A Hunchar, Terry G Reishus, Bernhard Van Lengerich, Jose Tadeo V de Castro, Kenneth A Focht, Chaitanya Kanojia, Clifford S Lansil, Christopher T Zirps: Twin screw extruder for batch freezing. General Mills, L MeRoy Lillehaugen, John A O Toole, Alan D Kamrath, February 3, 1998: US05713209 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) for at least partially freezing a food product which is at least partly liquid in a batch mode is disclosed including a double screw extruder (12) including first and second, substantially intermeshing, self-wiping screws (14, 16) rotatably received in a figure 8-shaped barrel (30) ...


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Jared A Judson, Oivind Brockmeier, Kenneth A Focht: Surgical access apparatus with centering mechanism. Covidien, April 2, 2013: US08409146

A surgical access apparatus includes a housing member and a portal member extending from the housing member and defining a longitudinal axis. The housing member and the portal member define a longitudinal passage therethrough dimensioned to permit passage of an elongated object. A centering mechanis ...


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Robert J Keskula, Andrew H Casavant, Kenneth A Focht: Granulator. Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, April 25, 2002: US20020047062-A1

An apparatus is provided for processing (e.g., granulating) industrial materials (e.g., synthetic resin materials). The apparatus has a rotor shaft mounted in the inside of a housing. The rotor shaft has an axis running in a generally horizontal direction. Cutters extend radially from the rotor shaf ...