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Donald D Bartholomew: Flexible pressure-confining conduit assembly. Proprietary Technology, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 4, 1987: US04683917 (107 worldwide citation)

A tubular conduit assembly for confining or conveying a pressurized fluid including a flexible, thin-walled inner tube coaxially disposed within a flexible armor or outer tube. The outer tube is preferably constructed from one or more helically-wound members corresponding with, and engaging, helical ...


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Alesi Anthony L, Stimpert Verne E, Gagne Roger A: Body armor construction. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Gibson Robert P, Major Theodore, February 18, 1975: US3867239 (78 worldwide citation)

A flexible armor material comprising an array of platelets with contoured ges or reinforced joints supported by a flexible membrane.


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Charles A Howland: Mosaic extremity protection system with transportable solid elements. Warwick Mills, Vern Maine & Associates, January 25, 2011: US07874239 (69 worldwide citation)

A flexible armor system adaptable to a garment suitable for extremity protection uses planar, polygon-shaped solid elements made of ceramic cores wrapped in high strength fabric and arranged with rotable edge and intersection protection as a flexible mosaic array which is bonded between an elastic s ...


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Thomas E Bachner Jr, David J Pacanowsky: Body armor cover and method for making the same. W L Gore & Associates, David J Johns, December 5, 1995: US05471906 (59 worldwide citation)

An improved body armor for use in protecting a wearer from penetration injuries from bullets and other hazards is disclosed. The body armor employs a waterproof/moisture vapor permeable cover over flexible armor plating layer or layers which improves breathability of the armor. Additionally, the wat ...


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Richard Snedeker: Penetration-resistant hinge and flexible armor incorporating same. Titan Corporation, Larson & Taylor, June 30, 1998: US05771489 (50 worldwide citation)

A flexible body armor which is relatively lightweight and capable of biaxial flexure is disclosed. The flexible body armor employs a novel penetration-resistant hinge for joining adjacent armor plates along one axis and uses sliding overlaps between the same adjacent armor plates along the perpendic ...


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Ian E Dunbavand: Flexible armor. Bristol Composite Materials Engineering, Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee, September 2, 1986: US04608717 (46 worldwide citation)

A flexible protective armor has the form of a laminate having front and back layers of an aramid fibre fabric sandwiching a bag of packed feathers, foam, or felt material. The laminate is drawn tightly together by stitching or similar process. The armor may be further enhanced by integrating the lam ...


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Michael Sacks, Glynn Jones: Flexible armor. Michael Sacks, Banner & Allegretti, May 14, 1996: US05515541 (44 worldwide citation)

Armor resistant to knife attack comprises a flexible sheet having a threat side facing a direction of threat and a protected side adjacent, in use, an area to be protected, and a plurality of armor plates attached to the sides of the sheet, the plates being grouped such that a first group attached t ...


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Robert A Welch, Mitchell P Dombrowski: Cut resistant surgical gloves. Wayne State University, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, October 25, 1988: US04779290 (39 worldwide citation)

A surgical glove (10) includes a ventral side (12) and a dorsal side (14) integrally connected thereto. The sides (12,14) include a thin layer (16) of stretchable air and water impermeable material and the dorsal side (14) includes a layer (18) of flexible armor (18) embedded in the stretchable air ...


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Robert A Welch, Mitchell P Dombrowski: Method of making cut resistant surgical gloves. Wayne State University, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, May 30, 1989: US04833733 (24 worldwide citation)

A surgical glove (10) includes a ventral side (12) and a dorsal side (14) integrally connected thereto. The sides (12,14) include a thin layer (16) of stretchable air and water impermeable material and the dorsal side (14) includes a layer (18) of flexible armor (18) embedded in the stretchable air ...


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Arthur Glen Buck, Doris Arlene Beck, Sokha Chy, Larry L Davis, Malai Lim Hongthong, Jason Edward Muller: Flexible armor cable assembly. The Whitaker Corporation, Gerald K Kita, April 14, 1998: US05739472 (16 worldwide citation)

A flexible cable assembly (1) is constructed with flexible and hollow armor (2) lying limply within an air gap (3) in a flexible outer jacket (4), multiple coaxial cables (5) lying limply within an air gap (6) in the armor (2), a coupling (7) for connection to a medical instrument (9), the coupling ...