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Frederick Schmid, Chandra P Khattak, Maynard B Smith: Multi-wafer slicing with a fixed abrasive. Crystal Systems, March 3, 1987: US04646710 (187 worldwide citation)

A wafering machine having a multiplicity of wire cutting blades supported by a bladehead reciprocally moving past a workpiece supported by a holder that rocks about an axis perpendicular to the wires at a frequency less than the reciprocation of the bladehead.


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Bert Ripper, Christian Andrae, Karl Egglhuber, Holger Lundt, Helmut Kölker, Jochen Greim: Method and device for simultaneously cutting off a multiplicity of wafers from a workpiece. Wacker Chemie, Wacker Siltronic Gesellschaft für Halbleitermaterialien, Collard & Roe P C, October 2, 2001: US06295977 (160 worldwide citation)

A method is for simultaneously cutting off a multiplicity of wafers from a hard, brittle workpiece which has a longitudinal axis and a peripheral surface. The workpiece is guided, by means of a translational relative movement, directed perpendicular to the longitudinal axis, between the workpiece an ...


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Ronald James Scherer, David M LaCroix: Block splitter assembly. Anchor Wall Systems, Merchant & Gould PC, November 27, 2001: US06321740 (151 worldwide citation)

The invention is a block splitting machine which uses an assortment of protrusions to supplement or replace the action of the splitting blade in splitting and dressing masonry block.


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Fukuyo Fumitsugu, Fukumitsu Kenji, Uchiyama Naoki, Wakuta Toshimitsu: Laser beam machining method. Hamamatsu Photonics, July 10, 2002: JP2002-192370 (145 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a laser beam machining method capable of cutting a machining object without developing a crack, deviating from the predetermined line for welding or cutting on the surface of the machining object.SOLUTION: A pulse laser beam is radiated on a predetermined line 5 for ...


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Reginald Lee: Row bar holder. Western Digital, March 20, 2012: US08136805 (144 worldwide citation)

A row bar holder to hold a plurality of row bars containing reader heads for scanning operations is disclosed. The row bar holder includes: a base fixture having a length defining a y-axis and a width defining an x-axis, a plurality of separator walls formed on a top surface of the base fixture spac ...


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Bruel Michel: Process for manufacturing thin film layers of semiconductor material.. Commissariat Energie Atomique, March 24, 1993: EP0533551-A1 (133 worldwide citation)

Process for fabricating thin films of single-crystal or polycrystalline semiconductor material characterised in that it consists in subjecting a wafer of a semiconductor material including a flat surface to the following three steps: - a first step of implantation by bombarding (2) the surface (4) o ...


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Michel Bruel: Process for manufacturing thin film layers of semiconductor material.. Commissariat Energie Atomique, March 19, 1993: FR2681472-A1 (114 worldwide citation)

Process for fabricating thin films of single-crystal or polycrystalline semiconductor material characterised in that it consists in subjecting a wafer of a semiconductor material including a flat surface to the following three steps: - a first step of implantation by bombarding (2) the surface (4) o ...


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Phillip A Sollami: Cutting tool with hardened tip having a tapered base. The Sollami Company, Robert L Marsh, May 25, 2004: US06739327 (111 worldwide citation)

A cutting tool has a centrally located tungsten carbide insert brazed into a seat at the forward end of the tool. The seat has a circular mouth and rearward of the mouth is a frustoconical inner wall. At the bottom of the seat is a transverse surface. A tungsten carbide insert is brazed into the sea ...


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Phillip A Sollami: Tool mounting for a cutting tool. The Sollami Company, Robert L Marsh, November 30, 1999: US05992405 (107 worldwide citation)

A tool mounting block having a forward surface and a rearward surface and a cylindrical transverse aperture extending therethrough opening onto both the forward and rearward surfaces. The tool has a tapered forward cutting end, and axially aligned behind the forward cutting end is an annular flange. ...


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Jack S Pedlick, Felmont F Eaves III, Vincent C Biondo: System and method for anchoring a cord-like element to a workpiece. Alston & Bird, March 28, 2000: US06041485 (99 worldwide citation)

A novel system and method for anchoring a suture or other cord-like element to a bone or other workpiece. The system comprises a drill for forming an undercut hole in a bone or other workpiece, an anchor for securing a suture or other cord-like element in the undercut hole in the bone or other workp ...