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Fridolph John W, Wilson Robert W, Kulp Rodney J: Box lock surgical instrument and method of its manufacture. Pilling Co, Smith Harding Earley & Follmer, October 14, 1975: US3911766 (228 worldwide citation)

By electrically fusing a pin between the outer elements of a box hinge, and thereafter performing the hardening step, stresses which tend to cause instrument failures after a period of use are eliminated. Even if the pin fractures during use, the fact that it is fused to the outer elements of the bo ...


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John Fridolph, Robert Wilson, Rodney Kulp: Box lock surgical instrument. Pilling Co, Smith Harding Earley & Follmer, April 27, 1976: US03952749 (225 worldwide citation)

By electrically fusing a pin between the outer elements of a box hinge, and thereafter performing the hardening step, stresses which tend to cause instrument failures after a period of use are eliminated. Even if the pin fractures during use, the fact that it is fused to the outer elements of the bo ...


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Joe Don Sartor, Dennis J Harvilla: Molded insulating hinge for bipolar instruments. Sherwood Services, September 12, 2006: US07103947 (192 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument includes a pair of first and second elongated shafts each having an end effector attached to a distal end thereof and a handle. The handle is movable from a first position wherein the end effectors are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second posi ...


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Nigel Dennis Griffin, Peter Raymond Hughes: Polycrystalline diamond partially depleted of catalyzing material. ReedHycalog, Jeffery E Daly, May 25, 2004: US06739214 (150 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of making an earth boring drill bit having a superhard polycrystalline diamond or diamond-like element with greatly improved resistance to thermal degradation without loss of impact strength. Collectively called PCD elements, these elements are formed with a b ...


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Trent N Butcher: Methods of high temperature infiltration of drill bits and infiltrating binder. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Trask Britt, April 24, 2001: US06220117 (142 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a bit body, other drilling-related component, or other article of manufacture, including fabricating a particulate-based matrix and infiltrating the particulate-based matrix with a binder that includes cobalt or iron. The binder may be a cobalt alloy or an iron alloy. The p ...


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Chang Feng Sing: Method of manufacturing blades for scissors. Chang Feng Sing, Market USA Promotinal Marketing, A & J, February 8, 2000: US06021693 (121 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a blade for scissors includes steps of: fusing an alloy of zinc and aluminum; filling said alloy into a first mould for manufacturing a metal cutter for scissors; applying high temperature and high pressure to the first mould to form a unitary metal cutter; fitting the meta ...


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Phillip E Bonnice: Rotary drill bit and method for making same. General Electric Company, Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee, February 5, 1980: US04186628 (121 worldwide citation)

A rotary rock drill bit comprising a plurality of cutting elements or cutters mounted in the crown of the drill bit. Each cutting element comprises a thin planar layer of polycrystalline diamond bonded in the crown of the bit at a rake angle of between -10.degree. and -25.degree.. In another embodim ...


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Trent N Butcher, Sidney L Findley, Redd H Smith: Method of manufacturing bits, bit components and other articles of manufacture. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Trask Britt, April 3, 2001: US06209420 (117 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating rotary-type drill bits, drilling-related structures, and other articles of manufacture. The method includes fabricating a machinable matrix, machining the matrix, and dispersing a binder material throughout the matrix. The matrix of the rotary-type drill bit may be fabricated ...


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Terry R Matthias, Nigel Dennis Griffin, Peter Raymond Hughes: Rotary drill bit design method. Camco International, Jeffery E Daly, August 20, 2002: US06435058 (108 worldwide citation)

A method for use in designing rotary drill bits comprises determining locations in which cutters are to be provided, determining likely wear rates for cutters positioned at those locations, and using the likely wear rates to chose between relatively high and relatively low wear rate cutters for each ...


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Kenneth J Carstensen: Couplings for standard A.P.I. tubings and casings and methods of assembling the same. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 25, 1997: US05689871 (108 worldwide citation)

A pipe coupling system including a modified collar (12) into which a first pipe (40) and a second pipe (30) are inserted. In a first embodiment, a ring (22) resides within the collar which can serve as a torque shoulder or a metal to metal seal. In a second embodiment, a composite element (22') is f ...