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Binkowski Leo J: Neutralizing device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, September 4, 1973: US3757164 (50 worldwide citation)

An inexpensive and effective neutralizing device for reducing the potential of static electrical charges present on a sheet or web comprised of supple, resilient, conductive filaments of minute diameter attached to a support and means for electrically connecting the filaments to a ground potential. ...


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Richard Brian Nelson, Richard Alexander Erhart, Armando Leon Perezselsky: Apparatus and method for protecting fingerprint sensing circuitry from electrostatic discharge. Validity Sensors, Greenberg Traurig, Cecily Anne O Regan, William C Cray, January 31, 2012: US08107212 (49 worldwide citation)

A fingerprint sensor in accordance with the invention includes a non-conductive substrate providing a first surface onto which a user can apply a fingerprint to be sensed. A sensor circuit is applied to a second surface of the non-conductive substrate opposite the first surface to sense a fingerprin ...


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Peter R Bossard, Robert H Dunphy Jr, Michael R Betker: Dynamically balanced ionization blower. Voyager Technologies, Nixon & Vanderhye, July 12, 1988: US04757422 (49 worldwide citation)

A dynamically balanced ion generator is provided which incorporates a detection screen and feedback loop to ensure that the number of positive and negative ions emitted from the generator are substantially equal. The detection screen is located between the ion generating electrodes and the exit port ...


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Brick Rowan O: Lightning protection system for conductive composite material structure.. Boeing, December 9, 1987: EP0248122-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

A composite material skin (42) is attached to a composite material support structure (26) by a plurality of metal lock bolts (64). A foraminous metal material (44) is embedded in the matrix of the outer layer of the skin (42) and positioned outwardly of reinforcing graphite fibers. The metal (44) is ...


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Donald A Malcolm: Electrically conductive anti-static work station. W R Grace & Co Cryovac Div, John J Toney, William D Lee Jr, Mark B Quatt, January 22, 1985: US04494651 (49 worldwide citation)

A portable work station for transporting a device sensitive to external electrical forces and, in particular, to static electricity is provided. The work station which is manufactured from an electrically conductive composition which acts to shield the contents of the container from external electri ...


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Allen L VanBeek, Thersea J Hill: Arm and hand rest for a keyboard. Hugh D Jaeger, April 14, 1992: US05104073 (48 worldwide citation)

Arm and hand rest for a keyboard, such as a stenographers' machine keyboards or computer keyboard, including a padded foamed longitudinal rectangular keyboard member with rounded ends, the underside of the rectangular member including flanges for pivotable mounting on two configured supports. The co ...


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Sakamoto Haruo, Hiyama Naoki: Electrical connector assembly.. Du Pont, July 8, 1987: EP0228278-A2 (48 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly has a first component (10) with a flat box-like casing (11) for mounting to a printed circuit board. Terminals (13) on the casing (11) connect with tracks on the printed circuit board. The terminals (13) have pins (13a) inside the casing (11) which are presented to an opening (1 ...


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Alfred R Phillips, Arthur D Logan: Hose having an electrically conductive layer for dissipating static electricity and method of making same. Dayco Corporation, Reuben Wolk, November 22, 1977: US04059847 (48 worldwide citation)

A hose construction having means for dissipating static electricity and method of making same are provided and such hose construction comprises a polymeric inner tubular layer, a braided layer disposed against the inner tubular layer and comprised of a plurality of filaments, and an electrically con ...


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Judson A Bradford: Suspension packaging for static-sensitive products. Bradford Company, Wood Herron & Evans, June 8, 1993: US05218510 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for inexpensively but effectively packaging electrostatic sensitive products by sandwiching the product between opposing plies of an electrostatic discharge protective film while at the same time securing the edges of the plies between two opposing parts of a package so that t ...


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John N Antonevich: Body electrical grounding tether. The Simco Company, Stanley Bilker, October 2, 1984: US04475141 (47 worldwide citation)

A conductive strap for tethering personnel to electrical ground comprises a stretchable band of an elastomeric non-conductive fabric for resiliently embracing a body member in a closed loop. At least one row of a continuous conductive thread is embroidered to the interior surface of the band by a li ...