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Ralph R Mendelson: Tilt indicator for shipping containers. Meyer Tilberry & Body, July 20, 1982: US04340008 (39 worldwide citation)

An indicator attachable to a shipping container is adapted to visually indicate whether or not the container has been excessively tilted during transportation thereof. The indicator includes a thin sheet of absorbent paper carrying a small receptacle containing a colored ink or holding a glass ampou ...


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Laurence R Brickner, Michael D Chun, Richard C Chou, Carl von Isenburg, Phillip Radzikowski: Grid rail container transport and storage system. Sea Land Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 27, 1990: US04973219 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a high productivity, high density container storage yard adjacent to a facility for loading and unloading containers, such as to and from ships, with the individual containers stored therein being stacked up to four containers high. An integrated container handling sys ...


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Paul J Bjorkholm: X-ray inspection apparatus. EG&G Astrophysics, Peter J Manus Esq, June 29, 1999: US05917880 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus particularly suited to the inspection of carp in trucks, shipping containers and the like uses a beam of high energy x-rays, e.g., in the order of 8 Mev. A first detector is aligned with the beam to detect x-rays that have passed directly through the cargo. A second detector, located ad ...


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Ronnie L Cash, William Scott Sanders: Inflatable protective lining sysem for containers. Litman McMahon & Brown, June 23, 1998: US05769232 (38 worldwide citation)

An inflatable protective lining system for shipping containers includes a plurality of double wall inflatable chambers which are interconnected at their edges such that they can be folded to form an enclosure. An article to be protected is placed in the enclosure and the lining system is inserted in ...


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Han Shue Tan, Gregory Keith Warf, Larry Henry: Automated asset positioning for location and inventory tracking using multiple positioning techniques. ContainerTrac, Fliesler Meyer, January 12, 2010: US07646336 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for tracking and maintaining a highly accurate inventory of shipping containers that are stored within container storage facilities. The invention includes using multiple complementary real-time and post-processing positioning techniques associated with various positi ...


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Satpal Singh: Laminographic system for 3D imaging and inspection. January 15, 2008: US07319737 (36 worldwide citation)

A digital Laminographic or Tomosynthesis method is described for use in the detection of explosives concealed in baggage. The method uses at least one source of x-ray and at least two sets of detectors, preferably more to generate 3D images of high detail. The data from the detectors can be simply t ...


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Walter Nathan, Armand S Zucker: Modular display rack. RTC, Norman Lettvin, November 5, 1985: US04550838 (36 worldwide citation)

An improved, knock-down, multiple-level, article storage and display rack may be assembled using article storage and shipping containers and dowel rod spacers. The containers, which preferably are molded plastic trays, each have a rectangular base and three retaining walls, one of which is a front w ...


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Harold Terrence Salive, Kevin George Slade, Rachel Keene Salive: Identification system. Kiwisoft Programs, Young & Thompson, March 10, 1998: US05725253 (36 worldwide citation)

An identification system involves the labeling then tracking of grouped items such as logs, shipping containers, or packets of mail and reporting the current location of identified items during transport, processing, and storage. Machine-readable labels are provided, adapted for recognition and read ...


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Morgan D Hostetter: Proportioning apparatus. Sellers and Brace, July 14, 1981: US04278132 (33 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for introducing a widely variable predetermined quantity of liquid from a non-pressurized source into a flowing stream of a pressurized fluid. The unitary apparatus is readily detachably assembled to bulk shipping containers of different sizes and its pneumatically powered proportioning me ...


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Richard E Jamrozy, James M Wilczynski: Railroad car for container transport. Thrall Car Manufacturing Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Bicknell, December 26, 1989: US04889055 (33 worldwide citation)

A railroad car for transporting horizontal shipping containers includes (1) a vertical transition box from the car center sill to the end wall of a well portion capable of receiving one or more shipping containers, (2) car body bottom side sills in the form of an inserted T-member, (3) shear plates ...



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