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Laird Broadfield, Patricia M Lee, Paul M Seelinger, David T Heffron, Albert W Dibelka, John J Rodenrys, Robert J Feeney, Joseph M Calabro, William Conrad: Method and apparatus for the dispensing of drugs. Pyxis Corporation, Michael D Steffensmeier, September 12, 2000: US06116461 (234 worldwide citation)

A system and apparatus are described in which modular receptacles are filled and transported to automatic dispensing machines for later retrieval and distribution. A system of the present invention includes the loading, refilling, and replacement of the modular receptacles at various stages in the p ...


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Frank Dean Weber, Henricus Mark Ruyten, Thomas Kmetiko: Self-aligning termination for memory alloy wire. CAREFUSION 303, McDermott Will & Emery, February 14, 2017: US09569913

A self-aligning memory alloy wire actuator has a memory alloy wire having first and second ends with at least one terminal coupled to one end of the memory alloy wire. The terminal includes two wings and an extended piece connected in the shape of a T. The two wings are disposed on opposite sides of ...


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SELF-ADJUSTING PRELOAD FOR MEMORY ALLOY WIRE. December 6, 2018: US20180346207-A1

A preload mechanism for a memory alloy wire actuator is disclosed that includes a rotating element configured to rotate about a pivot. The rotating element has a first contact point that is configured to couple to the memory alloy wire actuator such that contraction of the memory alloy wire actuator ...