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John F Pelton: Strengthened graphite-metal threaded connection. Union Carbide Corporation, A H Fritschler, August 11, 1987: US04685822 (59 worldwide citation)

The threaded connection between a graphite shaft and a metal shaft, such as is used to drive a rotating nozzle in the refining of aluminum, is strengthened by coating the graphite surface that contact the flange portion of the metal shaft prior to the fastening of said shafts together. The coating o ...


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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 (59 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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Frederick G McMullen, Dillon G McMullen, Roger B McMullen: Pyrolytic conversion of organic feedstock and waste. Leigh P Gregory, December 31, 1996: US05589599 (58 worldwide citation)

A self-sustaining system and process for converting organic waste feedstreams into usable solid and gas end products includes a plurality of interconnected retorts, an apparatus for flash pyrolyzing the feedstream to form intermediate gas and solid products, a means for introducing a water spray to ...


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Harold G Reeser: Integrated automated system for waste site characterization. General Atomics, Neil K Nydegger, November 27, 1990: US04973970 (58 worldwide citation)

A system for characterizing contamination levels of a selected site uses a base station for the collection of data and generating waste site characterization and remediation needs reports. An on-site station is provided to detect the contamination levels at selected points within the site and transm ...


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Ichiro Shirasaka, Kirby G Schrader, Jean Michel Hache: Method and apparatus for borehole surveying. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, September 17, 2002: US06453239 (58 worldwide citation)

The invention is, in its various aspects, a method and apparatus useful for strapdown inertial navigation and surveying in a borehole. The method comprises maneuvering a probe including three vibrating mass, Coriolis effect gyroscopes in a borehole and initializing the probe's attitude in the b ...


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Mark S Quackenbush: Molten metal degassing apparatus. Pyrotek, January 20, 2004: US06679936 (58 worldwide citation)

A tool or fluxing head for fluxing molten metal that comprises a fluxing gas supply line that communicates with the interior of an inverted plunger cup providing a hollow interior into which refining agents and other additives that are to be introduced into a molten metal can be incorporated. In use ...


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Stephan Eberhard Ewen, Holger Kache, Volker Gerhard Markl, Vijayshankar Raman: Progressive refinement of a federated query plan during query execution. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, Doug H Lefeve, January 25, 2011: US07877381 (57 worldwide citation)

A way for progressively refining a query execution plan during query execution in a federated data system is provided. Re-optimization constraints are placed in the query execution plan during query compilation. When a re-optimization constraint is violated during query execution, a model of the que ...


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Takuji Itoh, Satoshi Sakurada, Shohei Okano, Takashi Obayashi: Process of hydro-refining hydrocarbon oils. Toa Nenryo Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Reuben Miller, February 15, 1977: US04008149 (57 worldwide citation)

A hydro-refining catalyst comprising at least one hydrogenation metal component supported on an alumina or alumina-containing carrier containing from about 5 to about 25 wt. % silica, said catalyst having a specific surface area in the range of from about 250 to about 300 m.sup.2 /g and a pore volum ...


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Keith E Arthurs: Network search engine and navigation tool and method of determining search results in accordance with search criteria and/or associated sites. Zerx, July 8, 2003: US06591261 (57 worldwide citation)

The search engine of the present invention combines the rated index of the content of a web site with the correlation of links to other sites to provide a logical grouping of related sites and enhanced search engine ranking capability. Further, the search engine enhances the results by indicating th ...


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David Cancel, Donald L McLagan, Carl G Query, Lauren S Moores: Computer program product and method for refining an estimate of internet traffic. Compete, Strategic Patents P C, February 15, 2011: US07890451 (56 worldwide citation)

Clickstream data collected from a panel of internet users is used to generate and present internet activity metrics. Data collected from a community of internet users may be augmented by clickstream data store content, third party content, search results, and other sources to form estimates of inter ...