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William B Risk: Instrument cassette. McAndrews Held & Malloy, September 13, 1994: US05346677 (110 worldwide citation)

A cassette for the sterilization and storage of dental or medical instruments includes a lower tray and an upper cover hingeably joined together for pivotal movement between an open position and a closed position. Both the tray and the cover have instrument positioning racks mounted therein to posit ...


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Stephen F Spencer, Cary A Bettenhausen, Todd E Bettenhausen: Instrument cassette having a mechanism to prevent lateral movement of an instrument support relative to an instrument support holder. Sterilization Cassette Systems, Maginot Addison & Moore, June 2, 1998: US05759502 (103 worldwide citation)

An instrument cassette includes a wall having a first hole defined therein. The instrument cassette further includes a holder having a channel and a second hole defined therein. The instrument cassette also includes an instrument support positioned within the channel of the holder. The instrument su ...


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James M Kudla, Roy E Riihimaki: Two-tiered sterilization and storage cassette. Hu Friedy Mfg Co, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, February 8, 1994: US05284632 (55 worldwide citation)

A sterilizable instrument cassette for use in storage and sterilization of medical and dental instruments includes two individual storage trays with base plates carrying silicone instrument-locating rails, and rotatable clamping members provided with silicone compression rails. The two trays may be ...


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Roy Riihimaki, Richard D Amico, Karl Zoll: Instrument cassette. Hu Friedy Manufacturing Co, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, August 8, 1989: US04854475 (50 worldwide citation)

A cassette for sterilization and storage of instruments, incorporating improved instrument-locating and retaining means and improved hinge and latch mechanisms. The cassette is fabricated of metallic materials having superior heat resistance, and is designed to be stored in stacked relationship with ...


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James M Kudla, Roy E Riihimaki: Two-tiered sterilization and storage cassette. Hu Friedy Mfg Co, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, June 1, 1993: US05215726 (43 worldwide citation)

A sterilizable instrument cassette for use in storage and sterilization of medical and dental instruments includes two individual storage trays with base plates carrying silicone instrument-locating rails, and rotatable clamping members provided with silicone compression rails. The two trays may be ...


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Eugene F Bowlin Jr: Sterilization cassette for dental instruments. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, September 19, 1995: US05451379 (25 worldwide citation)

A dental instrument sterilization cassette securely retains dental instruments on a cover and tray of a perforated housing. Within the cover and tray, the dental instruments are received on open cradled supports. A holddown device with a resilient covering is placed over the cradled instruments, and ...


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Todd E Bettenhausen, Cary A Bettenhausen: Instrument cassette assembly. Sterilization Cassette Systems, Maginot Addison & Moore, March 10, 1998: US05725097 (22 worldwide citation)

An instrument cassette and sterile wrap assembly includes a base having an upright sidewall and a horizontal bottom wall, the upright sidewall having a lower slot and an upper aperture defined therein. The assembly includes a latch member having a lower section, an intermediate section and an upper ...


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Cary A Bettenhausen: Instrument cassette having stacking feature. Sterilization Cassette Systems, Maginot Addison & Moore, April 27, 1999: US05896987 (20 worldwide citation)

An instrument cassette includes a first container portion having a first plate which defines a first substantially planar interior surface, wherein the first planar interior surface defines an interior surface line L.sub.1. The instrument cassette also includes a second container portion having a se ...


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Everett A Barney: Instrument cassette and method for using the same. Steinberg Raskin & Davidson, June 6, 1995: US05422067 (16 worldwide citation)

A cassette for holding instruments, such as medical and dental instruments, through cleaning, sterilization, storage and use cycles, comprises a tray member having a bottom wall and a pair of opposite side walls, at least two clamping members fixed to the bottom wall extending transversely between t ...


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Terry L Baker: Storage container with filter. Carr Metal Products, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett Patent and Trademark Attorney s, June 20, 2000: US06077485 (15 worldwide citation)

A storage container for autoclaving and storage of a medical instrument cassette includes a tray portion and a lid assembly which are securely closed together by means of a pair of spring-biased end latches. The lid assembly includes a lid gasket which is compressed by an outer lip of the tray porti ...