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John Spiewak: Flexible torch assembly. Niro Scavone Haller & Niro, August 1, 2000: US06095801 (83 worldwide citation)

An torch having a configuration for having a plurality of self sustaining positions is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a flexible torch sleeve including a plurality of pivotable elements in combination with a torch tip that reduces or eliminates thermal conductivity by the p ...


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Donald K Fleming: Non-catalytic porous-phase combustor. Institute of Gas Technology, Thomas A Speckman, February 17, 1987: US04643667 (82 worldwide citation)

A non-catalytic porous-phase combustor and process for generating radiant energy wherein the gas phase reaction and combustion take place within the pores of a multilayer porous plate to provide higher combustion intensity and to provide a greater proportion of heat released by radiation. The combus ...


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Rikio Kataoka, Shigeru Yano, Yoshito Kumamoto, Haruo Watanabe, Hisao Kaya, Kiyoshi Aoki, Masanao Kitamura: Rotary burner. Ishikawajima Harima Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Scrivener Parker Scrivener & Clarke, September 12, 1978: US04113416 (81 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a rotary burner of the type wherein the liquid fuel (to be referred to as "the oil" hereinafter in the specification) is atomized by uniform and stable ultrasonic waves and the oil particles are prevented from being sprayed outwardly so that the non-uniform distribution of concentration ...


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Hamid Noorbakhsh, James D Carducci, Jennifer Y Sun, Larry D Elizaga: Gas distribution showerhead for semiconductor processing. Applied Materials, Shirley L Church, January 10, 2006: US06983892 (78 worldwide citation)

We have developed a gas distribution showerhead assembly, for use in a semiconductor processing chamber, which can be easily cleaned, with minimal chamber downtime. The gas distribution showerhead assembly includes an electrode having openings therethrough, and a gas distribution plate which include ...


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Minish Mahendra Shah, Lawrence E Bool III, David Richard Thompson, Christian Friedrich Gottzmann, Hisashi Kobayashi: Firing method for a heat consuming device utilizing oxy-fuel combustion. Praxair Technology, David M Rosenblum, March 9, 2004: US06702570 (78 worldwide citation)

A method of firing a heat consuming device such as a boiler or furnace in which an oxygen transport membrane is integrated with the device such that part of the permeated oxygen supports an initial combustion to heat the incoming air to the oxygen transport membrane system. A remaining portion of th ...


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T Lin Tung: Musical candle. Townsend and Townsend, February 4, 1986: US04568269 (78 worldwide citation)

A musical candle, having a candle provided with a pair of electric conductors along the candle, and a musical device to which the pair of electric conductors is connected. When the candle is lit, the pair of electric conductors is burned to melt and fuse together to form a closed electric connection ...


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Frank Roman: Fuel economizing device. Ruth Moyerman, May 7, 1985: US04515133 (77 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion engine fuel economizing device is disclosed. A cylinder having an inlet and an outlet is installed between the fuel pump and the carburetor. Fuel discharged from the fuel pump enters the cylinder inlet through an inlet conduit. The fuel stream is filtered by a filtering device ...


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Kenneth L Moore: Scented candle. Cox & Smith Incorporated, January 24, 1984: US04427366 (77 worldwide citation)

A scented candle comprising, in combination, a candle holder having vertically extending side walls of the type adapted to receive and encircle a candle, a wick cone centrally disposed within the candle holder, wherein the wick cone comprises a generally conically shaped candle having an integrally ...


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Luz P Requejo, Kathryn H Ferguson, Keith G Patzen, Bradley Matyas: Compression-molded candle product. S C Johnson & Son, February 1, 2000: US06019804 (73 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a prilled wax composition that can be compression-molded to a votive type candle product which has a superior combination of density and hardness properties. An invention receptacle-contained votive candle can have a burn rate between about 2 and 5 grams per hour with a stand ...