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Frederick H Martin, Thomas A Helf, David J Schram, Maryann Jashinske, David A Tomkins, Edward J Martens III: S C Johnson & Son, January 29, 2002: US06341732 (70 worldwide citation)

Liquid to be atomized is supplied from a wick to the underside of a vibrating orifice plate which pumps the liquid up through atomizing orifices in the plate and ejects the liquid from is upper side; and liquid which is pumped up through the orifices in an elevated region of the plate, but which has ...


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Scott D Walter, Jeffrey J Wolf, Jose Porchia, David A Tomkins, Thomas A Helf, James R Crapser, Kelley H Rich, Barry T Calpino: Coordinated emission of fragrance, light, and sound. S C Johnson & Son, March 30, 2010: US07687744 (67 worldwide citation)

A novel apparatus for producing combined presentation of light and aroma to produce a desired overall sensory effect. The includes a fragrance dispenser (31), a light source (42), an audio system (52), and a microprocessor (99). The fragrance dispenser (31) is refillable and controllable, so as to a ...


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Kenneth W Michaels, Thomas A Helf, Matthew B Dubin, Jeffrey L Crull, Gregory Falendysz, Nathan R Westphal: Active material and light emitting device. S C Johnson & Son, November 2, 2010: US07824627 (53 worldwide citation)

An active material and light emitting device comprises an ultrasonic atomizer assembly and a light emission device. The active material and light emitting device further includes a housing containing the atomizer assembly and the light emission device such that the atomizer assembly is disposed abov ...


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Thomas A Helf, Edward J Martens III, David A Tomkins: Delivery system for dispensing volatiles. S C Johnson & Son, September 25, 2001: US06293474 (46 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric liquid delivery system or atomizer for production of droplets of liquid or liquid suspensions by means of a battery operated continuous action dispenser utilizing an orifice plate in communication with a piezoelectric element. By use of a wick having specified pro ...


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Stephen R Horvath Jr, Robert D Abrams, Thomas A Helf: Precision-ratioed fluid-mixing device and system. S C Johnson & Son, R E Rakoczy, J W Frank, August 13, 1996: US05544810 (38 worldwide citation)

A fluid-mixing device and a fluid-dispensing system are disclosed. The fluid-mixing device comprises a nozzle (200) having an outlet (210), an inlet (208) adapted for receiving a high-pressure liquid diluent, a nozzle mixing chamber (226), an orificed fluid passageway (236) communicating with the mi ...


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John A Boticki, James L Bournoville, Paul J Larson, Thomas A Helf, Edward J Martens III, David J Schram, David A Tomkins, Stephen M Doerr, Thomas Jaworski: Low leakage liquid atomization device. S C Johnson & Son, January 18, 2005: US06843430 (30 worldwide citation)

A battery operated atomizer device comprising, in a housing (22), a liquid reservoir (30) from which a capillary type liquid delivery system (38) extends to contact a piezoelectric actuator an atomization plate assembly (34), the assembly (34) being supported by means of wire-like elements (36) in c ...


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Edward J Martens III, George A Clark, Thomas A Helf, Eric R Navin, David J Schram, David A Tomkins: Self contained liquid atomizer assembly. S C Johnson & Son, September 17, 2002: US06450419 (30 worldwide citation)

A liquid atomizer is constructed with a hollow shell-like top cover and a unitary molded main support which snaps into place inside the top cover and divides it into upper and lower regions. The main support includes formations for mounting, on its upper side, a printed circuit board assembly includ ...


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Gary L Waymire, Michael R Barry, Carey W Zimmerman, Raymond McKinnon, Thomas A Helf, Charles E Seaman Jr: Distributed concentrated chemical dispensing system. SC Johnson Commerical Markets, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 16, 1998: US05765605 (28 worldwide citation)

A distributed concentrated chemical dispensing system 300 and method include a central station 302, one or more permanently mounted satellite stations 304, and one or more portable satellite stations 306. Local concentrated chemicals can be distributed from the central station 302 without being dilu ...


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