Carl Morgan, George L Scott III: Method and apparatus for lifting oilfield goods to a derrick floor. Browning Bushman, June 27, 2000: US06079925 (57 worldwide citation)

The lifting assembly 10. 110 is provided for lifting oilfield tubular members T onto the floor of a derrick D. The assembly includes a lower base 12 which is positioned at a selected location relative to the derrick, and an upper platform 14 pivotally connected at its rearward end to the base. The u ...

Peter William Schuyler: Hold down device and method. March 6, 2001: US06195949 (52 worldwide citation)

A hold down device and method for connecting two building elements of a building comprises an elongate member, typically in the form of a rod or a cable, that is connected between the two building structures. A tension compensator, which includes a housing, is mounted to the elongate member to compe ...

Errol F Andrews, Edward A Peterson, Jeffrey N Casbolt, Kevin E Holt, John M McMillan, Robert E Whiting: Coupling for earth moving tools etc.. Maroochy Shire Council, Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack Blumenthal & Koch, November 6, 1984: US04480955 (49 worldwide citation)

A quick release and attachment coupling for operating tools for earthmoving or excavating machines having an attachment head pivotally mounted on the boom of the machine. A locating head is fixed to, or formed integrally with, an operating tool and has a pair of spaced side plates, and stop members ...

Donald T Noble, Steven D Braymen, Marvin S Anderson: Casingless down-hole for sealing an ablation volume and obtaining a sample for analysis. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 1, 1996: US05561516 (49 worldwide citation)

A casing-less down hole sampling system for acquiring a subsurface sample for analysis using an inductively coupled plasma system is disclosed. The system includes a probe which is pushed into the formation to be analyzed using a hydraulic ram system. The probe includes a detachable tip member which ...

Cary D Cound, Joseph A Vivona: Aerosol can evacuator and compactor. American Home Products, Joseph M Weigman, July 17, 1984: US04459906 (47 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for evacuating and compacting filled aerosol cans. The cans are manually placed into a feed chute and sensing means are provided to confirm proper can orientation and to permit gravity feed of the can into a crushing mechanism. A hydraulic ram pushes the can against a stator pl ...

Richard E Baker Sr, Richard E Baker Jr: Debris compressing autoclave. American Sterilizer Company, Robert D Yeager, November 12, 1985: US04552720 (46 worldwide citation)

An autoclave for sterilizing used medical equipment and compacting same for disposal comprising a sealable receptacle lined with a thermoplastic liner wherein the liner forms an interior region for receiving used medical equipment. The sealable receptacle is provided with a hydraulic ram for compres ...

Steven D Gregory: Apparatus and method for raising and supporting a building. Warren B Kice, August 23, 1988: US04765777 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for raising and supporting the foundation or slab of a building, in which a lifting assembly engages the lower surface of the foundation or slab and is secured thereto. A piling is disposed adjacent the lifting assembly and is engaged by a driving assembly. A hydraulic ram is ...

Longo Joseph F: Trash compaction unit. International Dynetics Corporation, April 11, 1972: US3654855 (39 worldwide citation)

A household compaction unit having a receptacle for collection of trash and a hydraulic ram operated by household water supply to compact said garbage.

Ary van der Lely, Cornelis J G Bom: Soil cultivating machine with axially displaceable adjusting rod. C Van der Lely, Penrose Lucas Albright, March 8, 1983: US04375837 (38 worldwide citation)

A soil cultivating machine has a frame portion extending transversely of the intended direction of operative travel and a row of cultivating members on that portion are rotatable about upwardly extending shafts. Behind the cultivating members there is a ground-engaging support roller pivotally conne ...

Jeffrey L Beck, Larry D Taylor: Rotary drillstring guidance by feedrate oscillation. Conoco, February 26, 1991: US04995465 (37 worldwide citation)

A drilling method and apparatus for directional drilling of a borehole. The apparatus includes a retrievably mounted downhole monitor for sensing parameters of the drill rod to which a drill bit is attached. A bent-sub is connected with said drill rod behind the drill bit to position the drill bit t ...