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Richard T Miller, Yefim P Sukhman: Method for laser-induced removal of a surface coating. General Laser, Harry M Weiss & Associates, June 9, 1987: US04671848 (47 worldwide citation)

In order to remove a dielectric coating from a conducting material, a high energy radiation source, such as a laser source, is focused in a region having a predefined relationship with the coating of the conducting material. The focused radiation results in a plasma or ionized region being formed. T ...


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Charles E Schlosser, Cary J Pierskalla, Scott J Shedivy, Michael R Lois, Richard T Miller, Brian A Ebelt: Compact ice making machine with cool vapor defrost. Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Steven P Shurtz, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 16, 2004: US06705107 (28 worldwide citation)

An ice making machine has a water system, including a pump, an ice-forming mold and interconnecting lines therefore; a refrigeration system, including a compressor, a condenser, an expansion device, an evaporator in thermal contact with the ice-forming mold, and a receiver. The receiver has an inlet ...


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Richard T Miller, Yefim P Sukhman, Lynn C Welker: Method and apparatus for edge contouring lenses. Dow Corning Corporation, Richard E Rakoczy, February 10, 1987: US04642439 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method and apparatus for edge contouring and severing a lens such as a contact lens of an elastomeric material such as a silicone elastomer from a workpiece containing the lens. The method most preferably employs two beam focussing means such as laser optics systems situa ...


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Charles E Schlosser, Richard T Miller, Scott J Shedivy: Low-volume ice making machine. Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 1, 2006: US07082782 (26 worldwide citation)

An ice machine includes an evaporator with a plurality of individual ice-forming cells. Each ice-forming cell is open at a lower end. A water distributor is coupled to the evaporator and configured to deliver water to the upper end of each ice-forming cell. A refrigeration system in the ice machine ...


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Scott J Shedivy, Timothy J Kraus, Charles E Schlosser, Mathew E Kampert, Richard T Miller: Ice machine with assisted harvest. Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Steven P Shurtz, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 27, 2004: US06681580 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of making and harvesting ice cubes includes freezing water in an ice-forming mold having a back surface, an open front face and dividers mounted on the back surface forming pockets for the formation of individual ice cubes, the water also forming ice bridges between the ice formed in the po ...


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Michael C Hollen, Marty J Lafond, Lee G Mueller, Steven P Kutchera, Thomas G Gutman, Mathew E Kampert, Howard G Funk, Richard T Miller: Ice machine including a condensate collection unit, an evaporator attachment assembly, and removable sump. Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 25, 2006: US07032406 (20 worldwide citation)

An ice machine includes an evaporator, a condensate collection unit, positioned below the evaporator and configured to collect condensate from a back surface of the evaporator. First and second mounting brackets attached to the first and second sides of the evaporator, respectively, and are attached ...


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Richard T Miller, James S MacIntyre, Lori S Belongia: Ice-making machine with improved water curtain. Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Steven P Shurtz, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 21, 2005: US06907744 (17 worldwide citation)

An ice-making machine has a substantially vertical ice-forming mold for freezing cubes of ice, a water distributor for distributing water so as to cascade over a front surface of said ice-forming mold and a hinged water curtain with a bottom edge for directing said cascading water into a sump, with ...


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Richard T Miller, Yefim P Sukhman, Lynn C Welker: Method and apparatus for edge contouring lenses. Dow Corning Corporation, Richard E Rakoczy, March 24, 1987: US04652721 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for edge contouring and severing a lens such as a contact lens of an elastomeric material such as a silicone elastomer from a workpiece containing the lens. The method most preferably employs two beam focussing means such as laser optics systems situated opposite each other wh ...


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Richard T Miller, Rebecca S Giesfeldt: Valve element. The Glad Products Company, Thomas C Feix, February 19, 2008: US07331715 (15 worldwide citation)

Provided is a valve element for venting fluids, such as gas or liquids, entrapped in a packaging enclosure. The valve element includes a base element having an aperture disposed through it and a membrane having a protruding raised portion. The membrane is attached to and overlays the base element. T ...


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Richard T Miller: Laser wire stripper apparatus and method therefor. Harry M Weiss, November 13, 1990: US04970367 (13 worldwide citation)

A laser, wire stripper for removing a selected area of insulation from opposite sides of an insulated wire. The stripper comprises an improved, workpiece support assembly that allows wire to be fed fromthe sides, a laser with top and bottom focusing heads for vaporizing the insulation, and a ducting ...



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