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Carl D Emilio, Parvez Mansuri, Rajesh P Kaikini, Joseph Saturnia: Apparatus and method for detecting weapons of mass destruction. Cargo Sentry, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, February 14, 2006: US06998617 (23 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, which may have an adjustable length, and system for detecting items, such as weapons of mass destruction, in cargo shipping containers or other types of containers. The apparatus comprises one or more detection means and can be releasably secured to a container handling means, such as ...


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Douglas M Smith, Veronica Natividad, Tamara L O&apos Brien, Kevin H Roderick, Loix X Warren, Richard G Perkes, Vanessa Sinclair: Sorption cooling devices. Nanopore, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, March 9, 2004: US06701724 (23 worldwide citation)

Novel sorption cooling devices capable of providing cooling over an extended period of time are disclosed. The sorption cooling devices are particularly useful for temperature-controlled shipping containers that are required to maintain a temperature below ambient for a time sufficient to complete d ...


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John J Glassmeyer, Joseph T Kelley: Roll away decking system. Pullman Incorporated, Richard J Myers, June 13, 1978: US04094546 (23 worldwide citation)

A rollaway decking system for use in transport vehicles, e.g., truck trailers or shipping containers, includes a pair of tracks mounted on opposite side walls of the vehicle and a rollaway deck extending between the tracks. The deck has a plurality of articulated panels arranged in and edge to edge ...


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Thomas E Pearson, James R Panyard: Method and system for loading panels into shipping containers at a work station and end effector for use therein. Ford Motor Company, Joseph W Malleck, Roger L May, May 27, 1997: US05632590 (22 worldwide citation)

A robotic end effector adapted to be mounted at the end of an arm of a program-controlled robot is capable of providing compliance within a vertical plane as well as alignment along a horizontal axis. A method and system utilizing the end effector to pick up flat or curved glass panels from glass ra ...


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George E Klett: Absorbent packet. United Catalysts Desiccants, Scott R Cox, June 30, 1998: US05773105 (22 worldwide citation)

An absorbent packet for absorbing water vapor. The absorbent packet comprises a gas permeable, multi-layered packaging material which absorbs water vapor, but does not permit liquid water within the packet from flowing back through the packaging material, wherein the packaging material preferably co ...


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Forrest E Strodtman: Hasp and lock cover for cargo doors. Kenneth A Roddy, June 24, 2003: US06581419 (22 worldwide citation)

A hasp and lock cover for installation on a camming handle of a cargo door of cargo carrying vehicles and shipping containers to substantially cover existing top and bottom hasp elements and the shackle of a lock device installed through the hasp elements. The cover is a unitary rigid box-like devic ...


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Peter Sing: Storage system. Nathaniel Altman, September 6, 1988: US04768914 (21 worldwide citation)

A storage system comprises a building structure having an array of contiguous storage spaces on each of at least one level. A plurality of movable storage platforms, on which such cargo as automobiles, shipping containers and the like may be loaded, is available, each individual platform to be moved ...


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Fernando Morales: System and method to enhance security of shipping containers. Roberts Abokhair & Mardula, February 7, 2006: US06995669 (21 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enhancing the security of containers and the goods within them and for tracking a shipping container from its origin to its destination. A shipping container uses a breach containment system comprising a transmitter, a receiver, a processor, a status record and a plurality of ...


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Douglas Latimer: Method and apparatus for treating articles with wash water or other fluid. Bereskin & Parr, June 13, 1995: US05423339 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for washing an article and collecting the used wash water as well as a wash pad and a mobile apparatus. A wash truck is modified to include a water treatment unit and a submersible pump for removing used wash water from a water-proof surface, such as pavement or the w ...


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Larry R Inman, Ronald V Garvin, Patrick S Welch: Grain bagging machine. Bag Corporation, Robert L Harrington, May 30, 1995: US05419102 (21 worldwide citation)

A crop bagging machine is provided with a movable chassis having adjustable brakes and a grain container having a rear tunnel defining a rear opening. A pliable plastic bag is fit to the tunnel with the bag bottom closing the opening. A bin on the chassis receives grain, e.g., from a truck and an au ...



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