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Paul L Woodring, Gardner J Kimm, Robert L Stephenson, David R Rogers, Donald J Novkov, Rebecca A Mabry, Steve Harrington: Medical ventilator. Respironics, Gerald R Boss, Ryan A Schneider, Troutman Sanders, April 8, 2003: US06543449 (167 worldwide citation)

A ventilatory system which may be operated in an invasive and a non-invasive mode is provided utilizing a graphical user interface for presenting only those controlled parameters utilized for that specific mode of operation. Volume and pressure ventilatory support parameters are included for invasiv ...


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Robert C Pfeiffer, Robert L Stephenson, Per O Weman: Safety belt clamp apparatus, occupant restraint system and method. Allied Chemical Corporation, Roger H Criss, December 22, 1981: US04306735 (24 worldwide citation)

An improved belt clamp apparatus for a vehicle occupant safety restraint system includes: a lever, a clamp bar, a mounting device for movably mounting the bar on the lever, a crest on the bar, and a first spring for biasing the lever to a non-clamping position. The bar is movable on the crest for ap ...


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Robert L Stephenson, James Gavagan, Yogendra S Loomba: Safety belt retractor having two reels in a common housing. Allied Chemical Corporation, R H Criss, P L Henry, January 23, 1979: US04135683 (24 worldwide citation)

A safety belt retractor comprises a housing containing first and second tandem spools for storing, respectively, lap and shoulder belts in helical wrap. Each of the spools is secured to a ratchet wheel engageable by a pawl located in the housing between the spools. Pawl support openings formed in op ...


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John J Sack, Arduino Colasanti, Robert L Stephenson: Novel locking mechanism and reel for retractor. Allied Chemical Corporation, Patrick L Henry, September 25, 1979: US04168810 (23 worldwide citation)

An automobile retractor comprising: (a) a base (6); (b) a winding reel mounted for rotation on said base (6), said winding reel comprising a cylindrical hollow tube (12) having a slot (36) extending substantially along the length thereof, said slot having a first edge (34) and a second edge (35); (c ...


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Robert L Stephenson, Harvey R Rumpel: Vehicle seat assembly with automatically movable arm rest. Hoover Universal, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 21, 1989: US04881778 (22 worldwide citation)

An adjusting mechanism is disclosed for automatically raising the arm rest of a vehicle front seat assembly when the seat back is tilted forward to permit ingress to and egress from the back seat of a two door motor vehicle. In one embodiment a solid link is attached to the arm rest and to the seat ...


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Robert L Stephenson: Safety belt buckle. Allied Chemical Corporation, Ernest D Buff, Roger H Criss, January 3, 1978: US04065836 (17 worldwide citation)

A safety belt buckle is provided with plural locking and ejecting features that increase its holding strength and decrease fastening and release effort. The buckle has a housing containing means for receiving the tongue of a seat belt. A latching means engages the tongue and cooperates with locking ...


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John W Frankila, Robert L Stephenson: Seat belt retractor with manual lock up. Allied Corporation, Roger H Criss, May 4, 1982: US04327882 (16 worldwide citation)

A dual spool retractor in which a manual lock up feature is provided in addition to an emergency locking device. A manually engageable member moves a pawl into lock position with the ratchet wheels of the spools. Such member is automatically disengaged upon unwinding of the lap belt retractor whereb ...


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Robert L Stephenson: Adjustable self-locking tongue plate for seat belts. Allied Corporation, Roger H Criss, Robert H Johnson, June 7, 1983: US04386452 (15 worldwide citation)

An improved self-locking adjust tongue plate including a sleeve surrounding a lock bar extending in slots provided on side flanges of the tongue. The sleeve spaces the lock bar from the walls of the slots so as to avoid metal to metal contact, which may adversely affect the lock-up angles of the adj ...


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Robert L Stephenson: Safety belt buckle. Allied Chemical Corporation, John P Kirby Jr, Ernest D Buff, July 20, 1976: US03969795 (13 worldwide citation)

A safety belt buckle is provided with a laminated housing formed of top, center and bottom plates. The top and bottom plates have an opening in the central portion thereof. The center plate has an opening extending from an edge of the plate into the center portion thereof, and is made of polymeric m ...


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Robert L Stephenson, Yogendra Singh Loomba: Vehicle sensitive retractor with pendulum on flywheel. Allied Chemical Corporation, John P Kirby Jr, February 17, 1976: US03938754 (11 worldwide citation)

The vehicle-sensitive retractor has an improved universal support assembly and inertia mechanism. The inertia mechanism is a pendulum assembly which includes a pendulum head in contact with an actuating means. The support assembly for the pendulum assembly includes a flywheel, a pendulum support, an ...