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Akihiko Shoge: Rotatable seal assembly for a bicycle hub transmission. Shimano, James A Deland, December 4, 2001: US06325386 (171 worldwide citation)

A seal for a bicycle transmission includes an annular housing and an annular seal member. The housing includes a side wall defining a plurality of circumferentially disposed slots. The seal member is retained to the housing and extends radially inwardly. The seal member is formed from a resilient ma ...


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Alasdair Campbell: Connector assembly for an expandable slotted pipe. Petroline Wellsystems, Alston & Bird, July 20, 1999: US05924745 (171 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly (20) for connecting expandable slotted tubing (EST) (10) comprises tubular first and second parts (22, 24) for mounting on the ends of respective lengths of slotted tubing. The parts (22, 24) are themselves slotted (26). The free end of the first part defines a male portion (28) ...


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Alan M Benson, John D Mawer, Alan V Ruzicka: Anti-extrusion back-up ring assembly. W S Shamban & Company, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, March 18, 1986: US04576386 (117 worldwide citation)

A seal back-up assembly adapted for use in preventing the extrusion of the cap seal of an elastomer energized seal into the extrusion gap between two mating surfaces which are being sealed by the elastomer energized seal. One of the mating surfaces has a groove with side walls in which the elastomer ...


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Peter J Balsells: Canted coiled spring and seal. Peter J Balsells, Joan C Balsells, Walter A Hackler, April 7, 1987: US04655462 (112 worldwide citation)

A coiled spring includes a plurality of coils with each of the coils being interconnected with one another in a spaced-apart relationship and disposed in a preselected acute angle with the centerline of the coil spring for causing the coil spring to exert a constant force in a loading direction appr ...


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Gilliam Sr Howard E: Combination rotary and reciprocating unitary sealing mechanism. Chemprene, Abrams Alan M, Sloat Robert E, December 17, 1974: US3854737 (112 worldwide citation)

A sealing mechanism is disclosed for use in combination rotary and reciprocating applications. In particular, the sealing mechanism disclosed can be used on single and double acting installations as a sealing mechanism in cylinders, pumps, valves, and rods. The sealing mechanism generally comprises ...


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Jose M Solaeche P, Jesus R Rodriguez: Double seals packers for subterranean wells. Intevep, Bachman & LaPointe, July 13, 1993: US05226492 (111 worldwide citation)

A well installation is disclosed which has a production casing set in a subterranean well; a production tubing disposed within the production casing; an annular space defined between the production casing and the production tubing; and a packer for sealing the annular space, the packer having: a hol ...


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Clement Ira T, McCaw Walter J: Corrugated tubing. Penntube Plastics Company, Dressler Goldsmith Clement & Gordon, September 30, 1975: US3908704 (104 worldwide citation)

The invention is concerned particularly with the production of corrugated tubing made from polytetrafluoroethylene or from the copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and 5-35 percent of hexafluoropropylene which can be bent on a short radius to any desired shape and will retain its shape with or without s ...


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James A Rinde, Barry C Mathews, Miguel A Morales, Joel C Kent, Drew John Loucks, John Seymour Mattis, Jeff Dolin, Mark W Ellsworth, Frank Wasilewski: Sealing system for acoustic wave touchscreens. Elo TouchSystems, July 3, 2001: US06254105 (103 worldwide citation)

A sealing system for an acoustic touchscreen includes an elongate gel body between the touchscreen and the bezel of a housing onto which the touchscreen is mounted. The elongate gel body forms a seal around the perimeter of the touch-sensitive area of the touchscreen. A stop element controls and lim ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, David D Apfel: Expandable pre-formed plug. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, July 23, 2002: US06422575 (102 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an expandable pre-formed plug that is suitable for sealing and/or structurally reinforcing a structure having surfaces defining a space therebetween. The plug is comprised of at least an expandable inner core having an outer surface and a transportable outer skin ...


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Gary Palsrok, Bonnie Palsrok: IV connector lock and stabilizer. Dale Medical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, May 2, 1989: US04826486 (100 worldwide citation)

An IV lock for preventing IV connectors from separating. The IV lock has two split-fork locks at each end for releasably securing a male IV fitting or connector to the IV lock and for releasably securing a catheter to the IV lock. The IV lock may also include a snap-fit clamp intermediate the two sp ...



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