Tapesh Yadav, Karl Pfaffenbach: Methods for modifying the surface area of nanomaterials. NanoProducts Corporation, Stuart T Langley, Hogan & Hartson L, March 7, 2006: US07007872 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods for changing the surface area of nanomaterials to improve properties, processing and product manufacturing. These methods are useful for oxides, nitrides, carbides, borides, metals, alloys, chalcogenides, and other compositions.

Rhett Bob Guthrie: Process for recovery of the constituent materials from lead acid batteries. Matthew F Jodziewicz, January 13, 1998: US05707015 (89 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for recovery of constituent materials from lead acid batteries is shown in which the battery is dismantled in a stepwise procedure under which the materials are separated, not mixed and in particular in which the grid groups are removed from the battery case and processed in ...

Ajay K Garg, Arup K Khaund, Lawrence E Orne, Mark R Young: Firing sol-gel alumina particles. Saint Gobain Norton Industrial Ceramics Corporation, David Bennett, March 10, 1998: US05725162 (88 worldwide citation)

Sol-gel alumina that is dried but unfired can be explosively comminuted by feeding the dried gel into a furnace held at temperatures above those at which vaporizable materials are eliminated from the particles of gel. At suitably elevated temperatures the firing is sufficient to form fully densified ...

Tapesh Yadav, Karl Pfaffenbach: Post-processed nanoscale powders and method for such post-processing. NanoProducts Corporation, Stuart T Langley Esq, Hogan & Hartson, December 21, 2004: US06832735 (86 worldwide citation)

Post-processing methods for nanoparticles are disclosed. Methods for real time quality control of nanoscale powder manufacture are discussed. Uses of post-processed particles and consolidation methods are disclosed. Disclosed methods can enable commercial use of nanoscale powders in wide range of na ...

John S Doyel: Food processing unit. Cooper Dunham Clark Griffin & Moran, July 15, 1980: US04212431 (85 worldwide citation)

Food processing unit adapted to include several processing devices to permit various foods to be sliced, grated, shredded or otherwise processed into a food receiving chamber, the top portion of which is designed to removably support a working platform. The working platform is designed with a two st ...

Ralph E Nelson: Container for sharps. Winfield, Ellsworth R Roston, Charles H Schwartz, June 4, 1985: US04520926 (76 worldwide citation)

A container for holding sharp objects includes a bottle having a body and a rim extending upwardly from the body and defining an opening into the body. A cap is disposed upon the rim in abutting relationship to the rim near the bottom of rim. The rim and the cap define a detent relationship to hold ...

Richard A Shillington, Alec Oberschmidt: One way sharps receptacle. Brown & Martin, June 19, 1984: US04454944 (72 worldwide citation)

A disposable receptacle for disposing of sharp and hazardous objects such as syringes, razor blades and similar objects discarded from clinics and hospitals, includes a generally box-like container preferably constructed of a rigid durable plastic having a circular opening in the top with a neck pro ...

Ralph E Nelson, Ann L Nelson, Evelyn J Bogner, Paul M Bogner: Container for sharps. Winfield, Ellsworth R Roston, Charles H Schwartz, January 22, 1985: US04494652 (69 worldwide citation)

A system for disposal of dangerous sharp articles and dangerous liquids, particularly those which represent the waste in certain medical procedures, includes an inner container and closure means and an outer wide mouthed, necked container whose receiving opening is closed against removal of material ...

Todd Henreckson, Nicholas M Nanos, Gregory Holderfield: Document shredding devices. General Binding Corporation, Hill & Simpson, November 23, 1999: US05988542 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides document shredding devices mountable on various waste receptacles for shredding paper. The document shredding devices have a housing defining a paper shredding passageway. A paper shredding mechanism is contained within the housing and extends into the paper shredding ...

Randall A Sferrazza, Alan C Handermann, Cecil H Atwell, David K Yamamoto: Carpet recycling process and system. BASF Corportion, Shred Tech, Nixon & Vanderhye, July 16, 1996: US05535945 (68 worldwide citation)

Process and system for reclaiming polymeric fibers (e.g., nylon) from post-consumer carpeting includes shredding the post-consumer carpeting into strips, dismantling the carpet strips to form a mixture of the fibers to be reclaimed and the backing material to be discarded, and then separating a subs ...