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John K Eckert, Jeffrey M Farina, Joseph P Gadda, Jeffrey C Kelly, John G Thomas: Multilayer composite tubular structure and method of making. UTI Corporation, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco PC, January 12, 1999: US05858556 (273 worldwide citation)

A multilayer composite tubular structure for use as a stent in surgical procedures has an outer layer of biocompatible material, a middle layer of radiopaque material, and an inner layer of biocompatible material. The layers are metallurgically bonded, to form a composite stent which is ductile and ...


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Daniel N Campau: Method of making iron golf clubs with flexible impact surface. Pepsico, August 16, 1983: US04398965 (257 worldwide citation)

A golf club of the iron type has a metal head with a front striking face and a slot spaced rearwardly from the striking face to provide a flexible and resilient striking plate. The thickness of the plate is such that the plate will: (a) resiliently flex and store energy when the striking face impact ...


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Rodney L Derbyshire, Paul F Busch: Heat treatment with an autoregulating heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, November 18, 1986: US04623401 (228 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and process for selectively heat treating at least a portion of an article in the field with autoregulated heating. The autoregulated heating is provided by a heater including at least a first magnetic material disposed along the portion of the article to be heat treated. The first magneti ...


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Beuret Pierre: Heat treatment installation for a batch of metallic workpieces. Beuret Pierre, April 26, 2000: EP0995805-A1 (146 worldwide citation)

Installation for thermal treatment of metallic parts comprises: a first assembly with at least one furnace, and a second assembly with at least one jig; one of the two assemblies is attached to a fixed structure (12) and the other assembly is connected to a moving structure (13) relatively to the fi ...


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Jan Magnus Andersson, Nathan Anderson: Diamond coated cutting tool insert and method of making same. Sandvik, Megadiamond, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, November 17, 1998: US05837071 (138 worldwide citation)

A wear resistant, diamond enhanced cutting tool for excavating is disclosed. The cutting tool includes a cutting insert having a diamond coated cutting tip brazed to the cutting insert. The cutting tool is formed by brazing the insert to a tool body with a braze alloy by heating the insert and tool ...


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Volker Riedl: Surface hardening of cams of motor-vehicle camshafts. Audi Nsu Auto Union Aktiengesellschaft, Karl F Ross, January 26, 1982: US04312685 (132 worldwide citation)

A cam of a camshaft has its surface hardened by rotating the camshaft about its axis while maintaining a TIG torch at a fixed spacing from the surface, and while relatively axially reciprocating the torch and the camshaft so the torch heats the surface along an undulating path. The pitch or crest-to ...


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Kast Howard Berdolt: Method of forming interference fits by heat treatment. General Electric Company, May 25, 1971: US3579805 (132 worldwide citation)

An interference fit can be provided between metal components where at least one of the components is formed of a precipitation-hardenable metal alloy which undergoes a substantially permanent dimensional change in addition to a reversible dimensional change upon heat treatment at elevated temperatur ...


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Donald A Morin, Bartolo Sciano Jr: Method for annealing stapler anvils. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, December 22, 1992: US05173133 (131 worldwide citation)

An anvil member for use in a surgical stapler is annealed by localized heating, preferably induction heating. A shaped shielding means is used to cradle the anvil so as to expose the staple crimping portion of the anvil. The heating is performed so as to anneal only the delimited staple crimping por ...


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Globerman Oren, Shenhav Boaz, Shavit Ronen: Expandable intervertebral spacer. Disc O Tech Medical Technologi, October 31, 2001: EP1148850-A1 (111 worldwide citation)

An expandable spacer, comprising: an axial tube having a surface, a proximal end and a distal end and a length, wherein, said surface defines a plurality of slits, said plurality of slits defining at least two axially displaced extensions, such that when said tube is axially compressed, said extensi ...


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Katutoshi Ina, Kazuo Yamamoto, Hirokichi Higashiyama, Norio Ishikawa, Hiroshi Miyoshi: High tensile steel and process for producing the same. Nippon Steel Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, October 4, 1983: US04407681 (109 worldwide citation)

A high tensile steel which has a satisfactory yield strength of 60 kg/mm.sup.2 or more and excellent resistances to sulfide corrosive cracking and corrosion, and which comprises, as indispensable components, 0.05 to 0.50 wt % of C, 0.1 to 1.0 wt % of Si, 0.1 to 2.0 wt % of Mn, 0.05 to 1.50 wt % of C ...



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