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Daniel D Steffe: Anti-static boot having a conductive upper. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, December 21, 1999: US06003247 (53 worldwide citation)

A boot has an upper portion and a sole. The sole has upper and lower surfaces, and provides an electrical path from the upper surface to the lower surface. An insert has an H-shaped portion in electrical communication with the upper surface of the sole and a tail. The tail can be connected to the le ...


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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 (51 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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Binkowski Leo J: Neutralizing device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, September 4, 1973: US3757164 (51 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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Peter R Bossard, Robert H Dunphy Jr, Michael R Betker: Dynamically balanced ionization blower. Voyager Technologies, Nixon & Vanderhye, July 12, 1988: US04757422 (50 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 (50 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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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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James R Anderson: Integrated circuit switch. Research Incorporated, Kinney Lange Braddock Westman and Fairbairn, December 13, 1983: US04420794 (48 worldwide citation)

A key device carries an integrated circuit chip or dual in-line package (DIP) and permits connecting the chip into a circuit board such as a logic circuit board of a computer terminal, from an exterior opening of the housing or cabinet carrying such circuit board. The key device connects any desired ...


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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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Paul D Spence: Discharge methods and electrodes for generating plasmas at one atmosphere of pressure, and materials treated therewith. The University of Tennessee Research Corporation, Weiser & Associates P C, April 20, 1999: US05895558 (47 worldwide citation)

Two methods and corresponding electrode designs are provided for the generation of a plasma at or about one atmosphere. Using these methods, various webs, films and three-dimensional objects are beneficially treated in a reduced amount of time. A first method utilizes a repetitive, asymmetric voltag ...