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Marvin L Bigbee, Marvis L Ridgely, Michael D Snyder: Conservation opener. Deere & Company, August 2, 1988: US04760806 (60 worldwide citation)

A single disk opener blade is supported for rotation about a horizontal axis offset approximately seven degrees from the transverse direction. A seed tube extends closely adjacent the disk blade forwardly of the rotational axis generally in the shadow of the leading edge of the blade. The tube is an ...


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Michael D Snyder, Erwin F Bates: Centering device for automatic placement of chip components in hybrid circuits. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, January 23, 1979: US04135630 (55 worldwide citation)

A device for centering chip components attached to the tip of a pick and place spindle after selection from storage and prior to placement on a substrate. The need for precisely stored component chips is eliminated. A vacuum in the hollow spindle tip holds the component chip, while, in turn, cam-dri ...


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Michael D Snyder: Tri-fold row marker. Deere & Company, January 10, 1995: US05379847 (52 worldwide citation)

A tri-fold row marker comprises three arm segments, a winglet pivotally coupled to the toolbar, an inner arm pivotally coupled to the winglet, and an outer arm pivotally coupled to the inner arm. A marker disc is mounted to the distal end of the outer arm for marking the ground surface when said row ...


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Phillip A Ragard, Roy M Whiting, Michael D Snyder: Automated hybrid circuit board assembly apparatus. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, May 1, 1979: US04151945 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for placement of electronic components on a fluxed hybrid circuit substrate. In accordance with an automated program, the apparatus at a single work station places with high precision a plurality of chips of various types and physical and electrical sizes on a single substrate. Componen ...


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Stanley W Janisiewicz, John A Kukowski, Michael D Snyder: Multi-spindle pick and place method and apparatus. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman & Wolffe, August 20, 1991: US05040291 (39 worldwide citation)

A multi-spindle pick and place head is moveable in X and Y in order to pick up a group of components simultaneously, one component per spindle, at a pick station and to transport them to a placement station at which the components are placed simultaneously on corresponding placement sites of a print ...


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Michael D Snyder: Method for use with a data coherency protocol allowing multiple snoop queries to a single snoop transaction and system therefor. Motorola, Lee E Chastain, May 13, 1997: US05630095 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for use with a data coherency protocol has the steps of receiving a bus transaction in a data processor from a bus, receiving a first response from a memory location, .generating a first protocol signal, receiving a second response from the memory location, generating a second protocol sign ...


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Henry J Soth, Michael D Snyder: Feeder drive assembly and replaceable section for tape supplying and cover peeling. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman & Wolffe, December 19, 1989: US04887778 (30 worldwide citation)

A cassette-like supply and peel assembly of a tape feeder, comprising the support and guide for an electrical component supply tape and the mechanism for peeling a cover from the tape, is removably interconnectable with a drive assembly which provides motive power to the peeler and stepwise feeding ...


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Michael D Snyder, Bruce W LeRoy, Douglas A Biesecker, Henry J Soth, James E York: Method and apparatus for controlling component pickup and placement pressures. Universal Instruments, Franklin D Wolffe, Morris Fidelman, July 26, 1988: US04759124 (20 worldwide citation)

Pressures applied to a component for pickup and placement thereof are each selectable, according to introduction of gas under pressure into a piston and cylinder configuration defined by a tool, such as a vacuum spindle, telescopically supported in a tool holder. An actuator with closed loop velocit ...


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Felix Immanuel Wyss, Michael D Snyder, Kevin O Connor: System and method for recording and monitoring communications using a media server. Interactive Intelligence, April 23, 2013: US08427981 (16 worldwide citation)

A communication system including a media server through which communication packets are exchanged for recording and monitoring purposes is disclosed. A tap is associated with each communication endpoint allowing for cradle to grave recording of communications despite their subsequent routing or bran ...


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Becky Bruce, Giles R Frazier, Bradly G Frey, Kumar K Gala, Cathy May, Michael D Snyder, Gary Whisenhunt, James Xenidis: Processor with hardware thread control logic indicating disable status when instructions accessing shared resources are completed for safe shared resource condition. International Business Machines Corporation, Mitch Harris Atty at Law, Andrew M Harris, Matthew W Baca, December 24, 2013: US08615644 (16 worldwide citation)

A technique for indicating a safe shared resource condition with respect to a disabled thread provides a mechanism for providing a fast indication to other hardware threads that a temporarily disabled thread can no longer impact shared resources, such as shared special-purpose registers and translat ...