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Svava Maria Atladottir, David C Gale, Klaus Kleine: Method of manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, November 24, 2009: US07622070 (64 worldwide citation)

A polymeric tube is positioned on a polymeric mandrel and then laser cut to form an implantable medical device, such as a stent. The method reduces contamination of the inner surface of the stent, which would be caused if conventional glass or metal mandrels are used, while simultaneously reducing d ...


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Timothy L Albright: Perforation blade for forming a burst-resistant easy-open corner in a heavy duty bag. Rex International Incorporated, Schwartz Law Firm P C, August 26, 2003: US06609999 (27 worldwide citation)

A perforation blade is used for cutting a perforated tear line in a bag to form an easy-open corner portion. The perforation blade includes a base formed to span the corner portion of the bag. The base has a first end adapted to extend to the end edge of the bag proximate a seal line, and a second e ...


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George William Johnson: Compound curvature cutting machine. Lockheed Corporation, Albert L Carter, September 5, 1978: US04111085 (27 worldwide citation)

A machine for cutting compound curvature surfaces on a workpiece by a linear or longitudinally extending straight line cutting element that is adjustably movable relative to the workpiece located on a bed of the machine. The cutting element is relatively movable or adjustable to the machine bed in a ...


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Michael S Jacko: Rotary apparatus for cutting a food product. Urschel Laboratories, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, April 27, 1999: US05896801 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cutting a food product is disclosed which utilizes a cutting wheel having a plurality of knives extending between a hub and a rim in conjunction with other cutting knives to produce a multi-dimensional cut of the food product. The use of the additional cutting knives enables the app ...


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John C Eiting, Thomas J Wente: Slitting apparatus. Precision Strip Technology, Wood Herron & Evans, September 11, 1984: US04470331 (11 worldwide citation)

A scroll-type slitting machine of the type having upper and lower arbors, each having a plurality of mating rotary cutting members, a movable housing rotatably supporting ends of the upper and lower arbors, a fixed housing rotatably supporting opposite ends of the upper and lower arbors, and a mecha ...


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Heinz J Gerber: Method of cutting sheet material with scheduled supplementation. Gerber Garment Technology, McCormick Paulding & Huber, February 20, 1979: US04140037 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of cutting sheet material with an automatically controlled cutting machine having a reciprocating cutting blade utilizes a schedule of auxiliary or supplemental machine motions to modify the basic or fundamental motions of a cutting blade and the sheet material under selected cutting condit ...


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Motoshi Kishi, Tadanobu Chikamoto: Apparatus and method for making labels. Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, February 14, 2006: US06997095 (9 worldwide citation)

A label making apparatus includes a cutter that cuts sheets along a desired line, the cutter being switchable between a full cutting state and a half cutting state. A controller controls a switching device to switch the cutter between the full cutting state and the half cutting state. A method of ma ...


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Eugene F Barber, Steven C Barber: Self-contained corner radius punch and die machine. James V Harmon, September 10, 1985: US04539880 (9 worldwide citation)

A self-contained, self-actuating corner radius punch and die machine is described including a plurality of spaced apart side-by-side cutting edges arranged in transverse alignment above a worktable. A motive power actuator, e.g., a hydraulic cylinder is mounted below the worktable with its actuator ...


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Vincent T Kozyrski, Alan R Peters: Mechanism and method for circumscribing oval shapes. The Fletcher Terry Company, Ira S Dorman, March 31, 1992: US05099727 (8 worldwide citation)

A mechanism is provided for circumscribing oval paths, wherein a pivotably mounted element is dynamically oriented so as to maintain a functional axis thereof constantly tangent to the circumscribed path. An orienting arm attached to the mounted element is arcuately reciprocated by an element moving ...


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Huang Ber Fong: Cutting apparatus for foam sponges having irregular contours. Sunkist Chemical Machinery, Bacon & Thomas, April 5, 1994: US05299483 (7 worldwide citation)

A cutting apparatus for foam sponges with irregular contours comprises a foam sponge clamping mechanism, a cutter driving mechanism, a cutter rotating mechanism, a template, and a main frame. The main frame is equipped with a vertical frame on which are mounted a lead screw, a driving motor, and a c ...