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Ralph R Mendelson: Tilt indicator for shipping containers. Meyer Tilberry & Body, July 20, 1982: US04340008 (43 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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Kirkpatrick Alan D, Warll Ronald T: Cylinder cover fastening devices. October 16, 1973: US3765329 (42 worldwide citation)

A positive locking releasable fastening device is provided which is particularly well adapted for use in installing a blanket on a cylinder without leaving a void where the ends of the blanket meet. The device features a two-part, 'snap-in' construction comprising self-holding interfitting male and ...


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John I Alioto, Matthew T Alioto: Container crane radiation detection systems and methods. VeriTainer Corporation, A T Cascio, July 27, 2004: US06768421 (41 worldwide citation)

A container crane assembly is operable to lift shipping containers for transfer between a dock and a ship transporting the containers. Typically, the container crane includes a hoist attachment which engages the shipping container. A fissile or radioactive material detection device may be mounted to ...


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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 (40 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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Satpal Singh: Laminographic system for 3D imaging and inspection. January 15, 2008: US07319737 (40 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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John Van de Ven, Frederick J Facklam, Franklin L Burket: Automated document handling system. Moore Business Forms, Nixon & Vanderhye, May 16, 1995: US05414974 (39 worldwide citation)

Documents printed by high speed laser printers are automatically handled to verify, track, handle, and deposit them in appropriate shipping containers. The system is modular so that it can be configured to suit the needs of a wide variety of users, and includes document transport conveyors, transfer ...


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Paul J Bjorkholm: X-ray inspection apparatus. EG&G Astrophysics, Peter J Manus Esq, June 29, 1999: US05917880 (39 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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Michael B McLeod, Oscar Rochefort: Shipping container convertible to a display container. Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises, Armstrong Teasdale, June 27, 2006: US07066379 (38 worldwide citation)

Shipping containers that are convertible to display containers are disclosed. The containers comprise wrap around outer shells of the general type known as “Bliss” wraps, in combination with interior vertical support structures. The invention presents improved two- and three-piece container construc ...


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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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Harold Terrence Salive, Kevin George Slade, Rachel Keene Salive: Identification system. Kiwisoft Programs, Young & Thompson, March 10, 1998: US05725253 (38 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 ...