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Willie W Jordan: Reagent pack and carousel. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, Clifford A Dean, July 18, 1989: US04849177 (100 worldwide citation)

A multiple dose reagent pack and corresponding carousel for an automated analyzer are disclosed. The reagent pack contains a plurality of vial-receiving wells which receive and hold a plurality of reagent-containing vials to form a unitary reagent pack. The carousel contains a plurality of radially ...


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Richard D McEachern, Willie W Jordan, Gerald C Gebheim, Joe M Robinson: Farm chemical delivery system. AgRobotics, Richards Harris Medlock & Andrews, December 22, 1987: US04714196 (50 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery system (10) is provided for delivering at least one chemical (26) onto a field in a desired concentration. A carrier fluid (67) is provided for diluting the farm chemical (26). The mixture is pumped through a spray boom (18) onto the field by a main fluid pump (74). The chemical (26 ...


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Willie W Jordan: Vial seal. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, Thomas M Breininger, April 9, 1991: US05005721 (49 worldwide citation)

A vial seal is provided for sealing a plurality of reagent-containing vials seated in a reagent pack. The vial seal comprises a pliable cover having attached thereto a plurality of vial inserts for sealing a corresponding plurality of such vials. The pliable cover contains a corresponding plurality ...


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Willie W Jordan, Thomas L Clemmer: Evaporation chimney. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, Thomas M Breininger, April 7, 1992: US05102631 (17 worldwide citation)

An evaporation reduction apparatus for open mouth liquid containers and a method for substantially reducing liquid to air evaporation surface exposure wherein an elongated tube having an upper end portion of such outside dimension in relationship to the inside container mouth dimension to form a pre ...


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Willie W Jordan, Brian J McGraw: Snap cap. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, October 2, 1990: US04960219 (15 worldwide citation)

A snap cap apparatus is provided for sealing individual or a plurality of containers having necked openings. The snap cap apparatus comprises one or more caps, each cap having a pliable cover, the cover supporting one or a plurality of caps for sealing corresponding containers having necked openings ...


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Willie W Jordan: Rectilinear drive apparatus. Abbott Laboratories, John J McDonnell, January 27, 1981: US04247162 (2 worldwide citation)

Rectilinear drive apparatus for rapidly and accurately moving a driven component to a desired location with settling of vibration to be achieved immediately after reaching said location; including a frame, a stepping motor drive coupled to the driven component and bearing members slidably mounting t ...