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Peter J Flisakowski, David C Griffith: Lid and containment vessel for refining molten metal. Pyrotek, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin P S, February 17, 1998: US05718416 (62 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a dome lid and a containment vessel for use in combination with a molten metal refinement system for the refinement and purification of molten metal by degassification. Further disclosed is an apparatus for refining molten metal, which includes a molten metal refinement system in combin ...


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Michael Lee Harvey: Universal remote control with incoming signal identification. Chambord Technologies, Aileen Champion Addessi, October 10, 2000: US06130625 (62 worldwide citation)

A remote control for consolidating several native remote controls of consumer electronic devices identifies, stores and re-transmits signals of the other remote controls for operating several of the electronic devices with one remote control unit. The remote control includes a receiver, a microproce ...


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Aymeric Riverieulx de Varax: Methods of and apparatus for refining descriptors. Hewlett Packard Company, January 14, 2003: US06507841 (62 worldwide citation)

A database containing data items, such as images, text, audio records or video records, in both summary and complete forms, is searched by reference to descriptors associated with the data items, in response to user requests. The search result contains the summary form of the selected items. Respons ...


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Hayao Hirai, Akihiko Fujimoto: Machining method using numerical control apparatus. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, September 29, 1998: US05815400 (61 worldwide citation)

A machining method in which a numerically controlled apparatus carries out a series of operations such as the determination of machining procedures, the selection of a tool, the preparation of a workpiece and inspection programs, machining operation, and inspection, required when a numerically contr ...


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Brock Lundberg, Dale C Lindquist: Process of manufacturing and using highly refined fiber mass. Fiberstar, Mark A Litman & Associates P A, August 22, 2006: US07094317 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises an improved method for refining cellulose that produces a highly refined cellulosic material. The method comprises soaking raw material from primarily parenchymal cell wall structures in an aqueous solution which need not contain an agent to modify the fiber (e.g., a ...


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Nesbitt John D, Larson Dennis H, Fejer Mark E: Glass melting furnace and process. Leone International Sales Corporation, Darby & Darby, December 24, 1974: US3856496 (61 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a process and apparatus for use with a glass-melting furnace having a melting zone and a refining zone separated by a bridge wall. Two pairs of burners are mounted in a wall of the furnace for melting the raw batch material within the melting zone of the furnace. The angle between ...


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Lawrence J Choi, Christopher B Kuenne, Kurt E Holstein II, Henry Andrew Cross, Jason R Whitney, George Tang, Chetna Bansal, Joshua D Babbitt: Method, system, and device for typing customers/prospects. RMSG, Michael Haynes, February 7, 2006: US06996560 (61 worldwide citation)

Exemplary embodiments provide a computer-assisted method for typing customers/prospects, including the activities of: refining a survey via bestfit clustering; refining survey results via composition analysis; and identifying clusters of customers/prospects from the survey results via champion/chall ...


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Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz: System and method for refining a WLAN-PS estimated location using satellite measurements in a hybrid positioning system. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, January 3, 2012: US08089399 (60 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes a system and method for refining a WLAN-PS estimated location using satellite measurements. In some embodiments, the disclosure relates to a method of determining the location of a WLAN and satellite enabled device by using two or more satellite measurements to refine an in ...


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Gilman A Hill, Joseph A Affholter: Integrated in situ retorting and refining of oil shale. Edwin H Crabtree, Ramon L Pizarro, September 11, 2012: US08261823 (60 worldwide citation)

A system and method for producing hydrocarbons in situ from an oil shale, fixed bed hydrocarbon formation disposed below a ground surface and having a naturally occurring, water-flow leached, higher permeability zone next to a lower permeability zone. The system includes at least one injection openi ...


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Daniel Edward Badt, David Richard Marquardt, Satyanarayana Billekal Rao, Lance Warren Russell, Larry Steven Wise: System and method for dynamically refining PMTU estimates in a multimedia datastream internet system. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Carwell, April 6, 1999: US05892753 (60 worldwide citation)

A local system issues an ICMP echo request packet with a size based on an initial PMTU value corresponding to that of the local system's interface MTU. When an ICMP needfrag error packet is received by the local system, this signifies that the initial PMTU value was too large for packets of correspo ...