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Joseph R Frattarola, Peter W Ford, James P Santagata: Card validating apparatus. UMC, Koenig Senniger Powers and Leavitt, July 12, 1977: US04035614 (66 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for validating a card having positioned thereon a plurality of redundant encoded blocks of data readable by moving the card past a reader and for controlling the movement of such a card whose validity is to be determined. A card transporter moves a card along a predetermined path. A reader ...


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Peter W Ford: Facet angle corrector for multi-faceted optical scanner. Itek Corporation, Homer O Blair, Robert L Nathans, Gerald H Glanzman, May 19, 1981: US04268110 (21 worldwide citation)

Multi-faceted rotating optical scanning system having facet angle corrector means for reducing banding in imagery produced therewith. In accordance with the invention, the corrector means comprises a corrector plate supporting a plurality of transparent discs, each one of said discs being positioned ...


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Peter W Ford: Fuel system for a gas turbine engine. Lucas, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, January 23, 2001: US06176076 (11 worldwide citation)

A fuel metering system having a fuel pump operable to supply fuel at high pressure to a metering valve from which metered fuel is fed, in use, via a pressure raising valve to a gas turbine engine, a spill valve connected between the high pressure (HP) supply upstream of the metering valve and low pr ...


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Joseph R Frattarola, Peter W Ford: Card validator. UMC, Koenig Senniger Powers and Leavitt, January 31, 1978: US04071741 (2 worldwide citation)

A validator for a card bearing a code readable by moving the card forward past a reader, particularly for use in a vendor to control vending, in which the card is transported forward from an entry position past the reader to an escrow position. If read as valid, the card is maintained in the escrow ...