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Prabhakar P Rao, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Autosampler with robot arm. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, September 7, 1999: US05948360 (61 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Prabhakar P Rao, Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green: Modular vial autosampler. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly PA, November 7, 2000: US06143573 (30 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism lifts a sample vial from the storage section, moves it to a station for identification and then to a sampling station, and under central cont ...


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Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Vial autosampler with vial stabilization member. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, April 8, 2003: US06544799 (25 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green: Vial autosampler with selectable modules. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, March 21, 2000: US06040186 (22 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism lifts a sample vial from the storage section, moves it to a station for identification and then to a sampling station, and under central cont ...


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Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green, Harry W Schmidt, Larry J DaPrato, Greg J Herman, Michael A Hill: Method of calibrating a vial autosampler. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, July 30, 2002: US06426225 (22 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism includes an arm having a gripper that lifts a sample vial from the storage section, and the arm moves it to a station for identification and ...


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Prabhakar P Rao, Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green: Method of introducing standards into a vial. TEKMAR Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, December 7, 1999: US05998217 (19 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism lifts a sample vial from the storage section, moves it to a station for identification and then to a sampling station, and under central cont ...


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Thomas B Green, Robert G Westendorf: Analyzer transport device. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, January 2, 2001: US06168759 (19 worldwide citation)

A sample transport device for use in analyzing samples by the headspace analysis technique. The device has a cylindrical platen with counterbored chambers for accepting sample vials. The platen is heated and caused to rotate from a first vial transport point to a sampling point and then back for eje ...


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Thomas B Green, Christopher S Swain, Alan W Ball: Apparatus and method for cleaning an air filter unit. United Air Specialists, Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC, Glenn D Bellamy, Alexander P Brackett, June 7, 2005: US06902592 (18 worldwide citation)

Shown is an apparatus and method for cleaning filter units of an air filtering system using a reverse flow pulse of pressurized air. The filter cleaning system includes a venturi element (36) with a narrowed throat portion (56). A blowpipe (46) is substantially axially aligned with the venturi (36) ...


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Thomas B Green, Robert G Westendorf: Method of static headspace analyzer. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, November 14, 2000: US06146895 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing a volatile sample from a material for gas chromatographic analysis includes the steps of: introducing a vial with the material containing the volatile sample and a headspace therein into a chamber of a platen adapted to transport the vial to a location for removal of at least a ...


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Prabhakar P Rao, Edmund T Lewis, Thomas B Green: Vial transporter having an elevator. Tekmar Company, Westman Champlin & Kelly PA, May 2, 2000: US06056921 (14 worldwide citation)

A modular vial autosampler has a storage area for vials containing samples to be analyzed and at least one modular sampling station. A vial transfer mechanism lifts a sample vial from the storage section, moves it to a station for identification and then to a sampling station, and under central cont ...