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Raffaele A Sabia: Filled cables. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Peter V D Wilde, March 31, 1981: US04259540 (316 worldwide citation)

An improved filling material having superior handling characteristics and useful for waterproofing electrical cables is disclosed. The material is a styrene-ethylene butylene styrene block copolymer dissolved in a naphthenic or paraffinic oil, with polyethylene added for consistency.


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John T Chapin, Raffaele A Sabia: Elastomeric controlled release formulation and article comprising same. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Eugen E Pacher, June 10, 1986: US04594380 (158 worldwide citation)

Means for the sustained release of an active agent into the environment comprise an elastomeric matrix and the active agent contained in the matrix. The matrix material has a modulus between about 10.sup.4 Pa and about 10.sup.8 Pa at 23.degree. C., and a glass transition temperature less than 0.degr ...


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Raffaele A Sabia: Filled electrical cable. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Peter V D Wilde, November 27, 1979: US04176240 (81 worldwide citation)

An improved filling material having superior handling characteristics and useful for waterproofing electrical cables is disclosed. The material is a styrene-ethylene butylene-styrene block copolymer dissolved in mineral oil, with polyethylene added for consistency.


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Raffaele A Sabia: Filled optical fiber cables. AT&T Bell Laboratories, James H Fox, August 7, 1984: US04464013 (38 worldwide citation)

A filling composition comprising a styrene-rubber-styrene block copolymer and an oil is used to prevent water entry into optical fiber cable. The composition provides:


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John T Chapin, Raffaele A Sabia: Article comprising an elastomeric controlled release insecticide. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Laboratories, Eugen E Pacher, August 30, 1988: US04767812 (11 worldwide citation)

An article for the sustained release of an insecticide into the ambient air comprises an elastomeric matrix, with the insecticide dissolved in the matrix. The matrix material has a modulus between about 10.sup.4 Pa and about 10.sup.8 Pa at 23.degree. C., and a glass transition temperature less than ...


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Maureen G Chan, Kent B Connole, Timothy S Dougherty, Karen D Dye, Stanley Kaufman, Valerie J Kuck, Leonard D Loan deceased, Edward D Nelson, Raffaele A Sabia: Metallic transmission medium disposed in stabilized plastic insulation. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Edward W Somers, December 14, 1993: US05270486 (9 worldwide citation)

An insulated conductor (20) for use in a communication cable which includes a filling material (30) includes a copper conductor (25) and a composite insulation system (27) comprising two concentric layers of insulation. An inner foam layer (28) of the insulation comprises a cellular plastic material ...


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John T Chapin, Raffaele A Sabia: Mineral-oil-free encapsulant composition. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Eugen E Pacher, October 24, 1989: US04876303 (7 worldwide citation)

A mineral-oil-free composition of matter useful as a cable splice encapsulant comprises between about 20% and about 60% polyurethane, by weight of the cured encapsulant, the balance comprising plasticizer(s) and optionally, additives such as catalysts, antioxidants and fungicides.


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John T Chapin, Raffaele A Sabia: Articles comprising a mineral-oil-free encapsulant. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell laboratories, Eugen E Pacher, July 18, 1989: US04849579 (7 worldwide citation)

A mineral oil-free cured cable splice encapsulant comprises between about 20% and about 60% polyurethane, by weight of the cured encapsulant, the balance comprising diluent(s) and/or plasticizers, and typically has a cure and typically has a cure time of at least 50 minutes at 25.degree. C. The rela ...


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Raffaele A Sabia, James L Williams: Communication cable sealed with a re-enterable sealing tape. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, James H Fox, Peter V D Wilde, March 8, 1983: US04376231 (6 worldwide citation)

An improved, solvent-resistant sealing compound is described. It is an acrylic rubber composition adapted particularly for sealing splice case closures around telecommunications cable.


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John T Chapin, Raffaele A Sabia: Restorative spray coating for insulated copper conductors. AT&T Bell Laboratories, James H Fox, March 26, 1985: US04507362 (2 worldwide citation)

A varnish suitable for spray coating on plastic insulated copper conductors restores cracked or damaged insulation. The varnish cures by reaction in air upon application to the conductors. The varnish comprises drying oil (typically, tung oil and castor oil), phenolic resin, metallic catalysts, and ...