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Bahador Ghahramani: Intelligent multi purpose early warning system for shipping containers, components therefor and methods of making the same. Richard L Marsh, July 1, 2008: US07394363 (25 worldwide citation)

A multipurpose sensing system of detecting, qualifying and quantifying a potential threat to national security comprises a multipurpose sensing module associated with each cargo carrying container. The system tracks the instantaneous location of each cargo carrying container with the multipurpose se ...


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Richard D Dixon: Pull type fastener and fastening system for constructing articles such as shipping containers and the like. Huck Manufacturing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 7, 1986: US04615655 (24 worldwide citation)

A fastener for securing workpieces having aligned bores and including a tubular sleeve and a pin with the sleeve having an elongated sleeve shank and a through bore and the pin having an enlarged pin head and an elongated pin shank, the pin shank having a retaining groove and a lock groove located p ...


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Harold E Gramse, Richard E Jamrozy, James M Wilczynski: Railroad container transporting car of increased weight carrying capacity. Thrall Car Manufacturing Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Bicknell, June 27, 1989: US04841876 (24 worldwide citation)

A railroad car for transporting horizontal shipping containers, the car having a novel stub center sill extending from a coupler to the end wall of a well portion capable of receiving one or more shipping containers, (2) a reinforcement assembly from the coupler to the end sill, (3) a reinforcement ...


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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 (23 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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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 Latimer: Method and apparatus for treating articles with wash water or other fluid. Bereskin & Parr, June 13, 1995: US05423339 (23 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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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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Clidaras Jimmy, Whitted William, Hamburgen William, Sykora Montgomery, Leung Winnie, Aigner Gerald, Beaty Donald L: Modular computing environments. Google, Clidaras Jimmy, Whitted William, Hamburgen William, Sykora Montgomery, Leung Winnie, Aigner Gerald, Beaty Donald L, SMYTH Matthew J, December 6, 2007: WO/2007/139560 (23 worldwide citation)

A computer system may include a connecting hub having a plurality of docking regions and be configured to provide to each docking region electrical power, a data network interface, a cooling fluid supply and a cooling fluid return; and a plurality of shipping containers that each enclose a modular c ...


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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 ...