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David Tang
David Tang: Unstacking apparatus and method for placing a sheet of glass from an upright glass stack into a tiltable glass frame. David Tang, June 23, 2009: US07549833 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for automatically placing a sheet of glass in a glass frame. The apparatus includes a frame, a carriage, a first gripper, and a second gripper. The carriage is movably mounted to the frame to automatically move between a first position where the carriage is by a stack of glas ...


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Chris D. Palmby
Chris D Palmby: Plant transplanting apparatus. November 16, 2010: US07832125 (1 worldwide citation)

A plant transplanting apparatus includes a pair of hand spade assemblies each having a post with a top end and a bottom end and a blade that has a top edge and a bottom edge. The top edge is attached to the bottom end of the post and a grip is attached to the top end of the post. A coupling assembly ...


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Siegfried Schwert: Method of extracting a hollow unit laid in the ground. Marshall & Melhorn, November 16, 1999: US05984582 (178 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of extracting a hollow member laid in the earth, e.g. a lead pipe, which is accessible at both its open ends. For this purpose a hose which may be internally pressurized, is introduced in an unpressurized condition into the pipe, the hose is then internally pressurized, pressin ...


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Joel B Coughlan, Kenneth A Farnstrom, Howard W Harvey, R Glen Upton, John R White, Kenneth L Walker: Small all terrain mobile robot. Remotec, Pitts and Brittian, June 11, 1991: US05022812 (178 worldwide citation)

A remotely controlled vehicle for traversing various terrains to accomplish missions in a hostile environment. This vehicle is sufficiently small so as to permit introduction into the environment through a manway, and is designed so that it can be operated while submersed. It has a main chassis with ...


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Clyde A Willis, Clyde D Durrett: Apparatus for gripping a down hole tubular for support and rotation. W N Apache Corporation, Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 29, 1994: US05297833 (128 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for gripping a down hole tubular for support and rotation, or a string of such tubulars, includes a body element adapted to be rotated at high torques either by a top head drive or a rotary table of an earth drilling machine. Gripping elements are mounted in a central cavity of the body ...


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Andrew Goldenberg, Nenad Kircanski, Sheldon K Dickie, Gordon D Scott, Lawrence Gryniewski: Explosives disposal robot. MacRae & Co, September 5, 2000: US06113343 (126 worldwide citation)

A robot especially adapted for use in hazardous environments, and particularly adapted for explosives disposal, includes a wheeled platform carrying a winder mechanism which ensures that the remote control cable will not be fouled by the robot or its attachments. Coaxial with the winder mechanism is ...


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John R White, Kenneth L Walker, Joel B Coughlan, R Glen Upton, Kenneth A Farnstrom, Howard W Harvey: All terrain mobile robot. Remotec, Pitts and Brittian, June 12, 1990: US04932831 (119 worldwide citation)

A remotely controlled vehicle for traversing various terrains to accomplish missions in a hostile environment. This remotely controlled vehicle has a main chassis with rotatable tracks on either side thereof that supports a central body of the vehicle. Auxiliary chassis in a forward and rearward dir ...


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Ralph G Burnett: Double hollow braided rope assembly and method. The Burnett Company, Seymour Rothstein, July 19, 1977: US04036101 (117 worldwide citation)

A double braided hollow rope assembly and method for making same wherein the rope consists of an inner hollow braided rope core and an outer braided rope jacket. The braid on the side of the outer jacket is opened and through that opening, a loop of the inner rope is pulled. A retaining ring with ba ...


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Ben D Terral: Combined well casing spider and elevator. Emma Dee Gray, James L Jackson, Mayor Day Caldwell & Keeton, May 8, 2001: US06227587 (103 worldwide citation)

A combined well casing spider and elevator has a body defining a bowl inner wall tapered to reduced diameter from the top to bottom end and defining first external guide surfaces being inclined upwardly and outwardly and having a kicker element defining a second coextensive external guide surface be ...


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Rosfelder Andre M: Manipulator apparatus for gripping submerged objects. March 13, 1973: US3720433 (98 worldwide citation)

A resilient, plate-like body member is secured to an articulated manipulator frame in position to be moved by the frame into a pressurized, gripping contact with the object to be manipulated. The body member carries a plurality of closely spaced suction cups which directly engage and grip the object ...



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