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Biegelsen David K, Jackson Warren B, Cheung Patrick C P, Yim Mark H, Berlin Andrew A: Microdevice valve structures for fluid control. Xerox, June 3, 1998: EP0845603-A1 (157 worldwide citation)

A valve array system including microelectromechanical valves (27,37,43) embedded in a dielectric substrate (51-56) is disclosed. These microelectromechanical valves (27,37,43) can be batch fabricated using resin impregnated dielectric laminates having photolithographically formed circuitry for elect ...


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Bok Edward: Method and apparatus for transport of a substrate.. Bok Edward, September 14, 1983: EP0088091-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus (10) for deposition of fluid and gaseous media on substrates (18), comprising a cabin (32), in which series of segments (34, 36, 38...68) are located aside a central passage (80, 96). Media, flowing through apertures between these segments towards and along substrates, passing t ...


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Bacon Karl W: Rotary platform vehicle passenger loading system. Arrow Development Co, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, February 11, 1975: US3865041 (59 worldwide citation)

A central stationary platform is surrounded by a rotatable annular platform and a vehicle guiding means surrounds at least a portion of the outside circumference of the rotating platform. Vehicles are guided into frictional engagement with an outside edge of the rotating platform in a manner that th ...


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Michael Mintz: Dual modality container for storing and transporting frac sand and frac liquid. Harrison Law Office P C, June 9, 2015: US09051801 (50 worldwide citation)

A dual modality container for transporting either frac sand and proppant or frac liquids for temporary storage and delivery to a well site for fracking operations. In a first modality, a plurality of inlet ports disposed atop the container roof receives frac sand from a frac sand supply source into ...


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Leoff Arkady: Semiconductor wafer air slide with controlled wafer motion. International Business Machines Corporation, September 7, 1971: US3603646 (48 worldwide citation)

A gravity-type air slide is provided with a series of spaced vacuum holds with a differential vacuum switch in the vacuum supply circuit allowing self-controlled feed of wafers sequentially from one vacuum hold to another along the slide. An inspection station comprising a revolving pedestal with a ...


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Ishikawa Seiji, Hashimoto Hirishi: Conveyor. Mitsubishi Chem, April 16, 1986: GB2165515-A (41 worldwide citation)

A conveyor (1) for conveying one or more objects (4), in a predetermined sequence and in an intermittent mode, to a predetermined location via a selected route comprises one or more trays (2) for supporting the objects, each tray having a recess (21) in its bottom plate (22) and having a permanent m ...


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Victor J Vogel: Clear tube section for pneumatic transport tube system. Mosler, Wood Herron & Evans, December 5, 1995: US05473114 (38 worldwide citation)

A quadrilateral transparent tube section that is used with a heavy payload captive carrier in a pneumatic transport system. The tube section is constructed of four transparent panels connected at their longitudinal edges with four corner structures which contain longitudinal cavities that may be use ...


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Van Otteren Wilbur M: Pneumatic tube system. Automatic Tube Co, January 16, 1973: US3711038 (37 worldwide citation)

In a pneumatic tube transport system the direction of air pressure from a single blower is reversed to slow down a carrier at a terminal station. Controls automatically operate an air shifter to switch the blower connection from pressure to vacuum and then to a low positive pressure as the carrier a ...


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Donlon Richard H: An air bearing conveyor. Transportation Technology, April 4, 1972: US3653485 (34 worldwide citation)

Article handling apparatus including load supporting means in the form of air bearings mounted on decks and actuable to provide a film of air for supporting a load above the surface of the decks. Propulsion means, which may be in the form of conveyor belts, are associated with one or more of the dec ...


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Daniel A Fratello, Eric Brandenburg, Nasser Pirshafiey, Douglas Walker: Sealed carrier vessel for pneumatic transport system. Translogic Corporation, Sheridan Ross P C, August 12, 1997: US05655677 (32 worldwide citation)

A carrier vessel for a pneumatic tube transport system provides substantially leak-free containment of fluids transported therein. The vessel includes first and second shell members having opposing engagement surfaces extending substantially about a perimeter thereof. A sealing member disposed adjac ...