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Andras Konya, Hideki Hyodoh, Kenneth C Wright: Methods for creating woven devices. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Fulbright & Jaworski L, September 21, 2004: US06792979 (278 worldwide citation)

Self-expandable, woven intravascular devices for use as stents (both straight and tapered), filters (both temporary and permanent) and occluders for insertion and implantation into a variety of anatomical structures. The devices may be formed from shape memory metals such as nitinol. The devices may ...


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Cartun Walter P: Insulated staple and method of making the same. Emhart Corporation, McCormick Paulding & Huber, July 8, 1975: US3894174 (273 worldwide citation)

An insulated staple is formed from a U-shaped body member and a piece of flexible, plastic tube, mounted on the body member with the end portions of the tube positioned coaxially on the legs of the staple and with the intermediate portion of the tube extending between the legs and under a bridging s ...


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Hans Timmermans: Method and apparatus for compressing a stent prior to insertion. Chernoff Vilhauer et al, February 2, 1993: US05183085 (216 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for compressing a helically coiled stent by folding coils about a first plane and a second plane, each plane containing the longitudinal axis of the stent and the first plane being normal to the second plane, and maintaining separation between individual coils of the stent whil ...


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Hideki Hyodoh, Andras Konya, Kenneth C Wright: Methods for creating woven devices. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Fulbright & Jaworski L, May 23, 2006: US07048014 (141 worldwide citation)

Self expandable, woven intravascular devices for use as stents (both straight and tapered), filters (both temporary and permanent) and occluders for insertion and implantation into a variety of anatomical structures. The devices may be formed from shape memory metals such as nitinol. The devices may ...


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Rex L Biggerstaff, Charles W Skinner, Daniel J Syverson, Mark L Jenson, James G Kegley: Apparatus for wafer processing with in situ rinse. FSI International, Palmatier & Sjoquist, December 8, 1992: US05169408 (133 worldwide citation)

A wafer processing apparatus including a head defining an etching chamber, the sidewall of the head being slidable along the base so that the sidewall and base will normally define an etch chamber; and the sidewall may be moved upwardly to open a discharge passage for rinsing water, and a deflecting ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Seid W Waddell: Method of manufacturing catheter guidewire. Medrad, Fleit & Jacobson, March 28, 1978: US04080706 (129 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a catheter guidewire and a method for manufacturing the guidewire. In one embodiment, the guidewire is developed from a coiled semi-rectangular flatwire which has been coated with a surface lubricant such as Teflon prior to winding. In another embodiment, the flatwire is wound, po ...


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Donald R Kearney, Paul D Trokhan, Edward R Wells: Method of making ply-separable paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, Thomas H O Flaherty, September 30, 1980: US04225382 (115 worldwide citation)

An improved process to produce a novel tissue which becomes ply-separable during the papermaking process. In a first embodiment of the invention a two-layered stratified web is formed, having a first layer comprised of a relatively low consistency slurry of long papermaking fibers and a second layer ...


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Ronald E Hostetler: High bulk papermaking system. Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Thomas R Lampe, October 26, 1982: US04356059 (100 worldwide citation)

A system for producing a bulky, soft and absorbent paper web wherein the web is creped from a first creping surface, passes through a nip formed between a dewatering felt and imprinting fabric of a specified character and is applied to and creped from a second creping surface.


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Arne Boris Johansson, Francisco Lorente Codorniu, Ingvald Strandly: Forming fabric and a method for its manufacture. Nordiska Maskinfilt Aktiebolaget, August 16, 1977: US04041989 (90 worldwide citation)

A forming fabric for use in paper-making, cellulose or similar machines. The fabric comprising two layers of synthetic weft threads and synthetic warp threads. The latter interconnecting the weft thread layers but also binding separately the weft threads of the layer forming the paper making side of ...


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Ernest J Hamilton: Form tooling and method of forming semiconductor package leads. Micron Technology, Mueting Raasch & Gebhardt P A, October 27, 1998: US05826628 (79 worldwide citation)

An improved forming tool for forming at least one lead of a semiconductor package includes a member having at least one surface. The at least one surface of the member has a first shape for forming the at least one lead of the semiconductor package to a shape corresponding to the first shape. The at ...



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