Harmon Hoffman Jr, Kemal Schankereli, Milos Chvapil: Drug delivery collagen-impregnated synthetic vascular graft. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, March 30, 1993: US05197977 (348 worldwide citation)

A collagen impregnated vascular graft including drug materials complexed with the collagen to be released slowly from the graft following implant. The graft is a porous synthetic vascular graft substrate having collagen fixed to the graft substrate and cross-linking the collagen in situ to render th ...

Shalom Levin, Shai Abramson: Tactile sensor. Friendly Robotics, Holland & Knight, September 3, 2002: US06443509 (152 worldwide citation)

There is provided a tactile sensor that is a status sensor that move between inactive and active states. The tactile sensor can cover a large area and can be in the form of long strips. Its construction allows it to cover surfaces that are flat or curved or that include bends. In an exemplary applic ...

Neumeier Erich, Ritzl Antal, Siegrist Max, Destefani Giorgio: Railway wagon underframe.. Alusuisse, April 16, 1986: EP0178258-A1 (133 worldwide citation)

A self-supporting underframe of a railway goods wagon has sole bars and bottom booms arranged on both longitudinal sides. In order to reduce weight and to facilitate assembly and any repairs which may occur, the sole bars (2) and the bottom booms (3) are formed from elongate aluminium extruded profi ...

Harold E Hesch: Low profile railway car. Trinity, Baker & Botts, June 14, 1994: US05320046 (82 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a railway car for hauling stacked containers. The railway car comprises a coupler and draft assembly having a vertical dimension that is substantially reduced over conventional railway car systems. The reduced height of the coupler and draft assembly allow three tiers ...

James H Bucksbee: Service-life, low-profile, retrofittable, elastomeric mounting for three-piece, railroad-car trucks. Lord Corporation, Randall S Wayland, Richard K Thomson, August 24, 1993: US05237933 (81 worldwide citation)

An improved service-life, low-profile, elastomeric mounting for placement between the side-frame-pedestal-jaw roof and the axle-box or axle-bearing adapter crown on a three-piece, railroad-car truck. The mounting minimizes the damaging compression induced edge strains resulting from the cocking moti ...

Sherrick James W: Resilient bearing adapters for railway trucks. Lord Corporation, October 24, 1972: US3699897 (79 worldwide citation)

A railway truck having a resilient pad positioned between the bearing adapter and side frame. The resilient pad includes a body of elastomer in compression load carrying relation between the load carrying surface of the side frame and load receiving surface of the bearing adapter with an upper surfa ...

Lawrence Cena, Ted D Mason: Railway container and car. Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 23, 1984: US04478155 (75 worldwide citation)

An improved container for bulk cargo is provided with a peripheral wall, a top, and a bottom. The top defines a longitudinally extending central ridge and the bottom defines two spaced, parallel, longitudinally extending skirts separated by a central recess. The contour of the top generally correspo ...

Weber Hans B, Brown Joseph: Dampened railway car truck. Midland Ross Corporation, June 20, 1972: US3670660 (73 worldwide citation)

A four-wheel, two-axle railway car truck having non-integral side frames, a spring plank and a bolster, functioning both as a swing motion truck and a roll control truck and having its side frames journaled on the associated wheel and axle assemblies for swinging movement of the side frames transver ...

Eugene T Fehrenbach, Joseph W Lam: Span bolster assembly. Thrall Car Manufacturing Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Bicknell, February 20, 1990: US04901649 (66 worldwide citation)

A span bolster, for carrying a heavy load of a railroad car body and distributing the load to two four wheel two axle railroad bogies or trucks, is fabricated from steel plate and has top and bottom cover plates, top and bottom reinforcement doubler plates, longitudinal spaced apart webs separating ...

Robert L Bullock: Resilient railroad car truck. Standard Car Truck Company, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, September 5, 1978: US04111131 (64 worldwide citation)

A railroad car truck has a pair of wheelsets and means for providing relative restraint between wheelsets. A pair of side frames are supported on the wheelsets through resilient pads with the resilient pads providing greater shear resistance in a lateral direction than in a longitudinal direction.