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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 (76 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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Sadayoshi Matsuura, Manabu Takeuchi: Heater for generating flavor and flavor generation appliance. Japan Tobacco, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 18, 2000: US06089857 (74 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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Forest J Carignan: Burner ignition system. Advanced Mechanical Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, January 5, 1988: US04717333 (74 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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Glen E Ferguson: Candlewick. Vergil L Gerard, May 3, 1983: US04381914 (64 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a candlewick in which the wick material is mounted adjacent a match with its head next to the wick tip, so that the tip is lighted when the match is struck. The wick base which has a neck and flange that isolate the bottom end of the wick material from the candle wax and snuff out the f ...



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