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Charles Sperry
Fenn Lawrence E, Sperry Charles R: Electric cigar lighter with thermostatic bimetallic current control. September 18, 1973: US3760150 (8 worldwide citation)

An instant cigar lighter comprising a holder adapted for mounting on an automobile dashboard, an elongate igniter plug receivable in the holder and having a spiral heating coil disposed at its inner end, a metal cup surrounding the heating coil and at one end connected thereto, and means for establi ...


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Charles Sperry
Lawrence E Fenn, Charles R Sperry: Quick-acting electric cigar lighter. H Gibner Lehmann, K Gibner Lehmann, November 25, 1980: US04236061 (3 worldwide citation)

A quick-acting electric cigar lighter employing a bimetallic disk constituting an electric switching member. The disk is secured in place by a mounting stud, utilizing a welding procedure. The welding does not adversely effect the functioning of the switch due to the provision of a central offset po ...


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Charles Sperry
Lawrence E Fenn, Charles R Sperry: Quick-acting electric cigar lighter. Casco Products Division of Sun Chemical Corporation, Cynthia Berlow, H Gibner Lehmann, K Gibner Lehmann, November 29, 1983: USRE031452

A quick-acting electric cigar lighter employing a bimetallic disk constituting an electric switching member. The disk is secured in place by a mounting stud, utilizing a welding procedure. The welding does not adversely affect the functioning of the switch due to the provision of a central offset po ...


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Pavlo E Rudakevych, Mike E Ciholas, Robert T Pack: Remote digital firing system. IRobot Corporation, Gesmer Updegrove, March 1, 2005: US06860206 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a remote digital firing system for firing of a remote mission payload that includes a firing circuit communicatively coupled to and operative to fire the remote mission payload, a firing control panel communicatively linked to said firing circuit, and a digital c ...


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Donald L Rogers: Digital remote pyrotactic firing mechanism. James D Birkenholz, June 16, 1998: US05767437 (107 worldwide citation)

A digital remote pyrotactic firing unit for the controlled selection and ignition of a pyrotactic device. An operator manually selects a specific output channel, which generates a Binary Code Decimal signal. The binary code decimal signal is received by a remote ignition circuit unit that is connect ...


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Welsch Timothy Russell: Sound responsive lighting system and devices incorporating same. Wobbot International, August 30, 1984: GB2135536-A (84 worldwide citation)

A sound responsive lighting system comprises at least one light source 4, and control means 3 coupled to control the energization of the light source in accordance with the sound detected by a sound transducer 2. Control 3 may be responsive to the amplitude and/or frequency of the sound and may ener ...


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Harry C Miller: Portable propane gas hand torch. Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, September 7, 1982: US04348172 (79 worldwide citation)

A portable gas hand torch igniter and burner assembly of the piezoelectric-type to be assembled onto a portable pressurized gas fuel cylinder which includes a handgrip housing body having an internal cavity gas conduit network, and an elongated burn tube having a venturi portion at its inlet end and ...


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Forest J Carignan: Burner ignition system. Advanced Mechanical Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, January 5, 1988: US04717333 (78 worldwide citation)

An electronic ignition system for a gas burner is battery operated. The battery voltage is applied through a DC-DC chopper to a step-up transformer to charge a capacitor which provides the ignition spark. The step-up transformer has a significant leakage reactance in order to limit current flow from ...


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Sadayoshi Matsuura, Manabu Takeuchi: Heater for generating flavor and flavor generation appliance. Japan Tobacco, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 18, 2000: US06089857 (76 worldwide citation)

A flavor generation piece (12) incorporates a formed body (32) of a material containing a flavor substance. A heater (42) heats the flavor generation piece (12) without burning it, thereby generating a flavor. The heater (42) has a tank (46) mounted in a heat-insulating holder (44) to store a combus ...


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Ronald G Smith: Thermostatically controlled gas heater. DESA International, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, November 28, 1995: US05470018 (65 worldwide citation)

A thermostatic gas heater which permits the user to mechanically select the number of active heating elements, ranging from one to the total number of heating elements. The thermostat mechanically regulates gas flow to all active heating elements. No electricity is necessary for operation because al ...



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