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Prabhakar P Rao, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Autosampler with robot arm. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, September 7, 1999: US05948360 (61 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Vial autosampler with vial stabilization member. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, April 8, 2003: US06544799 (25 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Method of calibrating a vial autosampler. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, July 30, 2002: US06426225 (22 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Thomas B Green, Larry J DaPrato, Michael A Hill, Valerie J Naughton, Edmund T Lewis, Todd A Wolsing, Joseph A Borer: Air sampler with trap. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, December 8, 1998: US05847291 (9 worldwide citation)

An air sampler includes a stand adapted to support sample enclosures at spaced-apart locations. A multiposition valve is mounted to the stand. The multiposition valve has a plurality of inlet ports and an outlet port selectively fluidly coupled to any of the plurality of inlet ports. A plurality of ...


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Larry J DaPrato, Michael A Hill: Verification circuit for a fluid handling analytical instrument. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, November 18, 1997: US05689073 (1 worldwide citation)

A fluid handling analytical instrument includes a controlled device and a controller operably coupled to the controlled device to selectively control the controlled device with a control signal. A sensing device is operably coupled to the controller to sense the control signal and provide a signal i ...