Patents 5351218 - 5351472

 

 

Patent 5351218: Method for reconnection and connection of sensor groups
(COMMUNICATIONS, ELECTRICAL: ACOUSTIC WAVE SYSTEMS AND DEVICES : SEISMIC PROSPECTING : Offshore prospecting : Multiple hydrophone cable systems : Fluid variation)

Patent 5351219: Acoustic device
(COMMUNICATIONS, ELECTRICAL: ACOUSTIC WAVE SYSTEMS AND DEVICES : SIGNAL TRANSDUCERS : Animal control)

Patent 5351220: Moving-coil electrodynamic electroacoustical transducer
(COMMUNICATIONS, ELECTRICAL: ACOUSTIC WAVE SYSTEMS AND DEVICES : SIGNAL TRANSDUCERS : Underwater type : Transducer with diaphragm : Diaphragm with electric driving coil : Multimorph)

Patent 5351221: Apparatus for applying bias magnetic field including a rotatable magnet and a plurality of coils for controlling the rotation of the magnet
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL BY SIMULTANEOUS APPLICATION OF DIVERSE TYPES OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION : Magnetic field and light beam : Magnetic field generation : Magnetic field transducer assembly : Changing size of magnetic domain)

Patent 5351222: Disk storage apparatus including a single power supply hysteresis comparator having a symmetrical characteristic
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : INFORMATION LOCATION OR REMOTE OPERATOR ACTUATED CONTROL : Selective addressing of storage medium (e.g., programmed access) : Of optical storage medium : Transducer movement control using recorded information indicative of location of information (e.g., track address) : Transducer velocity control : Specific detail of terminating)

Patent 5351223: Tracking induction system and method for optical disc drivers
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : WITH SERVO POSITIONING OF TRANSDUCER ASSEMBLY OVER TRACK COMBINED WITH INFORMATION SIGNAL PROCESSING : Optical servo system : Initialization/start-up or changing modes of system : While track jumping or crossing : Means to mask or shield a portion of the beam)

Patent 5351224: Adjustment of tracking servo and focusing servo in optical data recording/reproducing apparatus
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : WITH SERVO POSITIONING OF TRANSDUCER ASSEMBLY OVER TRACK COMBINED WITH INFORMATION SIGNAL PROCESSING : Optical servo system : Initialization/start-up or changing modes of system : Servo loop gain/switching control : Means to mask or shield a portion of the beam)

Patent 5351225: Optical recording and reproducing apparatus having a plurality of light spots
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : WITH SERVO POSITIONING OF TRANSDUCER ASSEMBLY OVER TRACK COMBINED WITH INFORMATION SIGNAL PROCESSING : Optical servo system : Means to compensate for defect or abnormal condition : Servo loop gain/switching control)

Patent 5351226: Method and apparatus for reproducing information from a recordable optical disc regardless of whether an index area is detected as being
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : CONTROL OF STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL OPERATION BY A CONTROL SIGNAL TO BE RECORDED OR REPRODUCED : Mechanism control by the control signal : Control of relative motion producing mechanism : During initialization or start-up : Including static memory write address controlling)

Patent 5351227: Optical recording/reproducing apparatus in which data will not become unable to be read out in case an SDL fails to be renewed
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : CONDITION INDICATING, MONITORING, OR TESTING : Including radiation storage or retrieval : Having abnormal condition indicating : Due to unwanted operational condition of record carrier : Defect : Including storage or retrieval of auxiliary signal : Defect location indicating : Having single motor that drives multiple mechanisms)

Patent 5351228: Optical disk drive unit
(DYNAMIC OPTICAL INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : PARTICULAR CABINET STRUCTURE FOR OPTICAL MEDIA : Details of exterior front face : Door mechanism : Sliding mechanism)

Patent 5351229: Tribo-attractive contact slider for an optical read/write system
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : SPECIFIC DETAIL OF INFORMATION HANDLING PORTION OF SYSTEM : Indexing to discrete signal tracks (e.g., consecutive, by chance))

Patent 5351230: Optical information system focal point displacement detecting means having Fresnel zone plates with rectilinear grating
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : SPECIFIC DETAIL OF INFORMATION HANDLING PORTION OF SYSTEM : Radiation beam modification of or by storage medium : Having particular optical element or particular placement thereof in radiation beam path to or from storage medium : Diffractive : Sectioned optical element : Plural diffractive sections : Prism, mirror, or waveguide section)

Patent 5351231: Programmable mark detection and windowing for optical disk controllers
(DYNAMIC INFORMATION STORAGE OR RETRIEVAL : BINARY PULSE TRAIN INFORMATION SIGNAL : Binary signal phase processing : Plural reference signals)

Patent 5351232: Path monitoring system for cross-connect system
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING (OTHER THAN SYNCHRONIZATION) : Path check : Having a dedicated test line or channel)

Patent 5351234: System for integrated distribution of switched voice and television on coaxial cable
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : TRASMULTIPLEXERS : Rotary distributor)

Patent 5351235: Method for relaying information in an integrated services network
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : SPECIAL SERVICES : In a bus system)

Patent 5351236: Multirate, sonet-ready, switching arrangement
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : PATHFINDING OR ROUTING : Through a circuit switch : Switching input signals having different aggregate bit rates : Channel reservation scheme)

Patent 5351237: Network system comprising a plurality of lans connected to an ISDN via a plurality of routers, each capable of automatically creating a table
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : PATHFINDING OR ROUTING : Switching a message which includes an address header : Processing of address header for routing, per se : Multistage switch)

Patent 5351238: Method of controlling a frame phase of a time-division switch and frame phase variable time-division switch
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : PATHFINDING OR ROUTING : Through a circuit switch : Switching control : Time switch, per se (e.g., T or T-T) : Time slot interchange, per se : Having details of control storage arrangement)

Patent 5351239: Digital data transmission system
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION CARRIED IN PLURAL CHANNELS : Byte assembly and formatting : Transmission of a single message having multiple packets)

Patent 5351240: Communication link having dynamically allocatable auxiliary channel for data bursts
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT TECHNIQUES : Using time slots : Arbitration for access between contending stations : On ring or loop network)

Patent 5351241: Twisted pair ethernet hub for a star local area network
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT TECHNIQUES : Carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) : Using a star coupler : With priority resolution)

Patent 5351242: Method and apparatus for configuring and maintaining token ring networks
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT TECHNIQUES : Only active channels transmitted : Concentrator : Having a signaling feature)

Patent 5351243: Monitor for packets on a communications network
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION CARRIED IN PLURAL CHANNELS : Address transmitted : Transmission of a single message having multiple packets)

Patent 5351244: Seismic transmission method and device for a very low error rate
(ERROR DETECTION/CORRECTION AND FAULT DETECTION/RECOVERY : PULSE OR DATA ERROR HANDLING : Data formatting to improve error detection correction capability : Error detection or notification)

Patent 5351245: Bit error rate detection method
(ERROR DETECTION/CORRECTION AND FAULT DETECTION/RECOVERY : PULSE OR DATA ERROR HANDLING : Error count or rate : Memory access (e.g., address permutation))

Patent 5351246: Method and means for coding and rebuilding that data contents of unavailable DASDs or rebuilding the contents of DASDs in error in the
(ERROR DETECTION/CORRECTION AND FAULT DETECTION/RECOVERY : DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM ERROR OR FAULT HANDLING : Reliability and availability : Fault recovery : By masking or reconfiguration : Of memory or peripheral subsystem : Redundant stored data accessed (e.g., duplicated data, error correction coded data, or other parity-type data) :)

Patent 5351247: Adaptive fault identification system
(ERROR DETECTION/CORRECTION AND FAULT DETECTION/RECOVERY : DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM ERROR OR FAULT HANDLING : Reliability and availability : Fault locating (i.e., diagnosis or testing) : Artificial intelligence (e.g., diagnostic expert system) : With power supply status monitoring)

Patent 5351248: Free electron laser with advanced wiggler
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : FREE ELECTRON LASER :)

Patent 5351249: Trellis coded FM digital communications system and method
(ERROR DETECTION/CORRECTION AND FAULT DETECTION/RECOVERY : PULSE OR DATA ERROR HANDLING : Digital data error correction : Forward error correction by tree code (e.g., convolutional) : Trellis code : Syndrome computed)

Patent 5351250: Optical beam steering device
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : RAMAN LASER :)

Patent 5351251: Laser apparatus
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : LONG WAVELENGTH (E.G., FAR INFRARED) :)

Patent 5351252: Technique of reducing the Kerr effect and extending the dynamic range in a Brillouin fiber optic gyroscope
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR BEAM CONTROL DEVICE : Optical output stabilization : Power : Rotating prism)

Patent 5351253: Continuously tunable laser oscillator and method of controlling the same
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR BEAM CONTROL DEVICE : Optical output stabilization : Controlling beam phase)

Patent 5351254: Semiconductor laser
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR ACTIVE MEDIA : Semiconductor : Injection : Particular confinement layer :)

Patent 5351255: Inverted integrated heterostructure of group II-VI semiconductor materials including epitaxial ohmic contact and method of fabricating
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR ACTIVE MEDIA : Semiconductor : Injection : Particular confinement layer :)

Patent 5351256: Electrically injected visible vertical cavity surface emitting laser diodes
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR ACTIVE MEDIA : Semiconductor : Injection : Particular confinement layer : With strained layer :)

Patent 5351257: VCSEL with vertical offset operating region providing a lateral waveguide and current limiting and method of fabrication
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR ACTIVE MEDIA : Semiconductor : Injection : Monolithic integrated : Laser array : With vertical output (surface emission) :)

Patent 5351258: Semiconductor laser device
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR ACTIVE MEDIA : Semiconductor : Injection : Particular current control structure : With saturable absorption layer)

Patent 5351259: Semiconductor laser-pumped solid-state laser with plural beam output
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR PUMPING MEANS : Pumping with optical or radiant energy : Semiconductor : Electron beam)

Patent 5351260: Thoriated-tungsten, split-ring, hollow-cathode electrode for discharge devices
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR PUMPING MEANS : Electrical : Having particular electrode structure : Traveling wave)

Patent 5351261: Integrated optics
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR RESONANT CAVITY : Specified cavity component : Having a ring configuration)

Patent 5351262: Multi-stripe array grating integrated cavity laser
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR RESONANT CAVITY : Specified cavity component : Grating : Hollow electrode)

Patent 5351263: Apparatus for a power laser including solid optical bench
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR RESONANT CAVITY : Mirror support or alignment structure : Polarizer)

Patent 5351264: Optical apparatus for emitting light and automatic adjustment apparatus therefor
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR RESONANT CAVITY : Mirror support or alignment structure : Polarizer)

Patent 5351265: Gas laser oscillation device and an optical axis alignment method therefor
(COHERENT LIGHT GENERATORS : PARTICULAR RESONANT CAVITY : Mirror support or alignment structure : Polarizer)

Patent 5351266: Process for continuous manufacture of impurity and iron-free electrodes for electric arc furnaces
(INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC HEATING FURNACES : ARC FURNACE DEVICE : Electrode : Self-baking (i.e., Soderberg) : Through electrode)

Patent 5351267: Process for electrode control of a DC arc furnace, and an electrode control device
(INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC HEATING FURNACES : ARC FURNACE DEVICE : Power supply system : With power regulation : By changing arc length : With heating between chambers)

Patent 5351268: Modular luminescence-based measuring system using fast digital signal processing
(THERMAL MEASURING AND TESTING : TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT (E.G., THERMOMETER) : In spaced noncontact relationship to specimen : By thermally emitted radiation : Optical system structure (e.g., lens) : With radiation conducting element :)

Patent 5351269: Overlaying spread spectrum CDMA personal communications system
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : COMMUNICATION OVER FREE SPACE : Having a plurality of contiguous regions served by respective fixed stations : Channel assignment : Combining or distributing information via code word channels using multiple access techniques (e.g., CDMA) : Based upon a particular signal quality measurement)

Patent 5351270: Portable cellular telephone using spread spectrum communication with mobile transceiver
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : SPREAD SPECTRUM :)

Patent 5351271: Method and device for measuring the successive amplitude levels of signals received on a transmission channel
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : TESTING : Modems (data sets))

Patent 5351272: Communications apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving multiple modulated signals over electrical lines
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : SYSTEMS USING ALTERNATING OR PULSATING CURRENT : Plural channels for transmission of a single pulse train : Single bit (delta))

Patent 5351273: Process and system for the transmission of a signal
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : SYSTEMS USING ALTERNATING OR PULSATING CURRENT : Angle modulation : Frequency shift keying : More than two frequencies : Syllabic)

Patent 5351274: Post detection selection combining diversity receivers for mobile and indoor radio channels
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVERS : Interference or noise reduction : Diversity (frequency or time) : Separate mark and space channels)

Patent 5351275: Digital serial loop filter for high speed control systems
(PULSE OR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS : SYNCHRONIZERS : Phase displacement, slip or jitter correction : Phase locking : Phase locked loop : More than two phases)

Patent 5351276: Digital/audio interactive communication network
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : AUDIO MESSAGE STORAGE, RETRIEVAL, OR SYNTHESIS : Interaction with an external nontelephone network (e.g., Internet) : Pager activation)

Patent 5351277: Method of constructing top slab of nuclear reactor container and nuclear reactor container constructed by the method
(INDUCED NUCLEAR REACTIONS: PROCESSES, SYSTEMS, AND ELEMENTS : REACTOR PROTECTION OR DAMAGE PREVENTION : Shield or barrier between radiation or heat source and object to be protected (e.g., insulation, thermal shield) : Containment structures : Concentric tubes or conduits with insulation)

Patent 5351278: X-ray tomography method and apparatus thereof
(X-RAY OR GAMMA RAY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES : SPECIFIC APPLICATION : Tomography : With nonphotographic detector : Fan beam translation)

Patent 5351279: X-ray microscope with a direct conversion type x-ray photocathode
(X-RAY OR GAMMA RAY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES : SPECIFIC APPLICATION : Telescope or microscope : Fluoroscopy)

Patent 5351280: Multi-leaf radiation attenuator for radiation therapy
(X-RAY OR GAMMA RAY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES : SPECIFIC APPLICATION : Absorption : Irradiating : Therapy : Pipe crawler)

Patent 5351281: Handling support for X-ray spectroscopic analysis
(X-RAY OR GAMMA RAY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES : SPECIFIC APPLICATION : Diffraction, reflection, or scattering analysis : Diffractometry : Analyte support : Piezoelectric crystal)

Patent 5351282: Mobile x-ray apparatus
(X-RAY OR GAMMA RAY SYSTEMS OR DEVICES : SOURCE SUPPORT : Including movable source : With mobile support : With film clamping)

Patent 5351283: Vehicle-mounted charging apparatus for portable telephone sets
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : Radiotelephone equipment detail : Power supply : Battery charging : Waveguide)

Patent 5351284: Antenna for a base unit of a cordless telephone system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : Radiotelephone equipment detail : Base station detail : Having specific antenna arrangement : Waveguide)

Patent 5351285: Multiple format telephonic interface control system
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : TELEPHONE LINE OR SYSTEM COMBINED WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM OR SIGNALLING (E.G., COMPOSITE) : Having transmission of a digital message signal over a telephone line : Having switching station : Among at least three terminal types)

Patent 5351286: Method and system for billing an ISDN data user interconnection to the public switched telephone network
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : PATHFINDING OR ROUTING : Combined circuit switching and packet switching : Synchronization)

Patent 5351287: Method and apparatus for data evidence collection
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : TELEPHONE LINE OR SYSTEM COMBINED WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM OR SIGNALLING (E.G., COMPOSITE) : Having transmission of a digital message signal over a telephone line : Access restricting : Message storage in centralized location (e.g., central office, PBX, etc.))

Patent 5351288: Voice bridge for a relay center
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : TELEPHONE LINE OR SYSTEM COMBINED WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM OR SIGNALLING (E.G., COMPOSITE) : Having transmission of a digital message signal over a telephone line : Switching between different terminal types (e.g., voice/data switch) : To plural lines or networks)

Patent 5351289: Caller ID telephone security device
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : RECEPTION OF CALLING INFORMATION AT SUBSTATION IN WIRELINE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM : Extracting call ID from transmitted signal : Using a trigger code)

Patent 5351290: Telecommunications fraud prevention system and method
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : RECEPTION OF CALLING INFORMATION AT SUBSTATION IN WIRELINE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM : Caller local time indication : Matching and retrieving stored caller ID information from a database)

Patent 5351291: Adaptive echo cancellation method and device for implementing said method
(TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS : ECHO CANCELLATION OR SUPPRESSION : Using digital signal processing : Adaptive filtering : Allowing movement of equipment (e.g., movable, modular))

Patent 5351292: Method and apparatus for preventing external detection of signal information
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : VIDEO CRYPTOGRAPHY : Video electric signal masking : Including locally generated masking signal :)

Patent 5351293: System method and apparatus for authenticating an encrypted signal
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT : MULTIPLE COMPUTER COMMUNICATION USING CRYPTOGRAPHY : Particular communication authentication technique : Having key exchange : Revocation or expiration)

Patent 5351294: Limited broadcast system
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : VIDEO CRYPTOGRAPHY : Video electric signal modification (e.g., scrambling) : Record or coin controlled : Including key on record :)

Patent 5351295: Secure method of neighbor discovery over a multiaccess medium
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT : MULTIPLE COMPUTER COMMUNICATION USING CRYPTOGRAPHY : Having particular address related cryptography : Data authentication)

Patent 5351296: Financial transmission system
(DATA PROCESSING: FINANCIAL, BUSINESS PRACTICE, MANAGEMENT, OR COST/PRICE DETERMINATION : BUSINESS PROCESSING USING CRYPTOGRAPHY : Secure transaction (e.g., EFT/POS) : Home banking : Electronic cash detail (e.g., blinded, divisible, or detecting double spending))

Patent 5351297: Method of privacy communication using elliptic curves
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : PARTICULAR ALGORITHMIC FUNCTION ENCODING : Having particular key generator)

Patent 5351298: Cryptographic communication method and apparatus
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : PARTICULAR ALGORITHMIC FUNCTION ENCODING : Public key : Plural generators)

Patent 5351299: Apparatus and method for data encryption with block selection keys and data encryption keys
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING CRYPTOGRAPHY : Time segment interchange : Block/data stream enciphering : Plural carrier frequencies)

Patent 5351300: Method of modifying pseudo-random sequences and device for scrambling or descrambling information components
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : KEY MANAGEMENT : Having particular key generator : Nonlinear (e.g., pseudorandom) : By public key method)

Patent 5351301: Authenticator circuit
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT : MULTIPLE COMPUTER COMMUNICATION USING CRYPTOGRAPHY : Particular communication authentication technique : Object protection)

Patent 5351302: Method for authenticating objects identified by images or other identifying information
(CRYPTOGRAPHY : PARTICULAR ALGORITHMIC FUNCTION ENCODING : Public key : Plural generators)

Patent 5351303: Infra-red imaging and pattern recognition system
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : APPLICATIONS : Personnel identification (e.g., biometrics) : License plate)

Patent 5351304: Fingerprint data registration method
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : APPLICATIONS : Personnel identification (e.g., biometrics) : Using a fingerprint : Extracting minutia such as ridge endings and bifurcations :)

Patent 5351305: Concurrent smoothing and edge enhancement of medical diagnostic images
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : APPLICATIONS : Biomedical applications : Using a fingerprint)

Patent 5351306: Apparatus for reproducing video signals on a monitor
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : HISTOGRAM PROCESSING : With a gray-level transformation (e.g., uniform density transformation) : Alphanumerics)

Patent 5351307: Process and apparatus for the acquisition and processing of screen images
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : APPLICATIONS : Manufacturing or product inspection : Inspection of semiconductor device or printed circuit board : Alignment, registration, or position determination : Faulty soldering)

Patent 5351308: Method and apparatus for measuring crimp frequency of a web
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : APPLICATIONS : Manufacturing or product inspection : Reading MICR data)

Patent 5351309: Image edge sensor
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : PATTERN RECOGNITION : Feature extraction : Local or regional features : Pattern boundary and edge measurements : Extracted from alphanumeric characters)

Patent 5351310: Generalized shape autocorrelation for shape acquisition and recognition
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : PATTERN RECOGNITION : Feature extraction : Local or regional features : Pattern boundary and edge measurements : Extracted from alphanumeric characters)

Patent 5351311: Neural network for detection and correction of local boundary misalignments between images
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : LEARNING SYSTEMS : Neural networks : Tool, workpiece, or mechanical component inspection)

Patent 5351312: Spatial filter of an image signal processor providing alternating line images without moire
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : IMAGE COMPRESSION OR CODING : Quantization : Error diffusion or dispersion : With a multilevel classifier)

Patent 5351313: Binarization method
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : HISTOGRAM PROCESSING : For setting a threshold : Alphanumerics)

Patent 5351314: Method and apparatus for image enhancement using intensity dependent spread filtering
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : IMAGE ENHANCEMENT OR RESTORATION : Image filter : Lowpass filter (i.e., for blurring or smoothing) : Skeletonizing)

Patent 5351315: Apparatus for smoothing outlines of images
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : IMAGE ENHANCEMENT OR RESTORATION : Edge or contour enhancement : Recursive filter)

Patent 5351316: Image processing apparatus
(IMAGE ANALYSIS : IMAGE SENSING : Optical (e.g., OCR) : Prescanning)

Patent 5351317: Interferometric tunable optical filter
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : TEMPORAL OPTICAL MODULATION WITHIN AN OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE : Electro-optic : Phase modulation type :)

Patent 5351318: Fiber optic communication system and fiber optic modulator
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : TEMPORAL OPTICAL MODULATION WITHIN AN OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE : Electro-optic : Phase modulation type :)

Patent 5351319: Ferrofluid switch for a light pipe
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : DIRECTIONAL OPTICAL MODULATION WITHIN AN OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE : Magneto-optic : Phase modulation type)

Patent 5351320: Optical modulator depressing optical feedback and optical modulating element and channel optical waveguide used therefore
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : DIRECTIONAL OPTICAL MODULATION WITHIN AN OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE : Electro-optic : Phase modulation type)

Patent 5351321: Bragg grating made in optical waveguide
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : DIRECTIONAL OPTICAL MODULATION WITHIN AN OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE : Electro-optic : Diffraction grating (e.g., Bragg) :)

Patent 5351322: Fiber optic probe
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE SENSOR : Electro-optic)

Patent 5351323: Optical fiber for coupling to elliptically-shaped source
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH OPTICAL COUPLER : Particular coupling function : Coupling between modes in a waveguide or fiber : Double pole multiple throw)

Patent 5351324: Fiber optic security seal including plural Bragg gratings
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH OPTICAL COUPLER : Input/output coupler : Grating : Spherical)

Patent 5351325: Narrow band Mach-Zehnder filter
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH OPTICAL COUPLER : Particular coupling structure : Directional coupler : Directional coupler)

Patent 5351326: Method of affixing optical fiber to coupler
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH OPTICAL COUPLER : Particular coupling structure : Tapered coupler : Directional coupler)

Patent 5351327: Polished fiber optic ferrules
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber/optical fiber cable termination structure : At or immediately surrounding an optical fiber end face : Fiber end held in ferrule : Fiber end held in ferrule)

Patent 5351328: Optical connector with V-grooves having an oxide film
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber/optical fiber cable termination structure : At or immediately surrounding an optical fiber end face : Fiber end held in ferrule : Groove-type holding structure : Tube-type holding structure)

Patent 5351329: Method and apparatus for affixing an optic fiber tip in position with respect to a fiber communications circuit outside an optics package
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : With housing : Fiber permanently fixed after adjustment)

Patent 5351330: Laser diode-lens alignment
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : With housing : Including lens : Fiber/ferrule further processed (grinding, polishing, etc.))

Patent 5351331: Method and apparatus for splicing optical fibers with signal I/O
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH SPLICE (PERMANENT CONNECTION) : Alignment of fiber ends prior to splicing : With housing)

Patent 5351332: Waveguide arrays and method for contrast enhancement
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : OPTICAL FIBER BUNDLE : Imaging (i.e., with coherent fiber structure and includes shaping, enhancing, and correcting) : With strength member)

Patent 5351333: Optical fiber cleaver
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : ACCESSORIES : Thin film optical waveguide)

Patent 5351334: Rotation and alignment device for assembling of optical fiber connector with lower connection loss
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : ACCESSORIES : Thin film optical waveguide)

Patent 5351335: Optical fiber for optical amplifier
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : HAVING PARTICULAR OPTICAL CHARACTERISTIC MODIFYING CHEMICAL COMPOSITION : Of waveguide core : Fiber holder (i.e., for single fiber or holding multiple single fibers together))

Patent 5351336: Motor control having improved speed regulation under intermittent loading
(ELECTRICITY: MOTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS : CLOSED LOOP SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DC MOTOR WITH COMMUTATOR : Armature control by digital or combined analog and digital circuitry : By pulse width or duty cycle modification : With variable impedance)

Patent 5351337: Self-contained pressurized water delivery system
(ELECTRIC RESISTANCE HEATING DEVICES : : Tank or container type liquid heater : Line connected tank : Plural serially connected compartments : Removably inserted through fill opening)

Patent 5351338: Time variable spectral analysis based on interpolation for speech coding
(DATA PROCESSING: SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING, LINGUISTICS, LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, AND AUDIO COMPRESSION/DECOMPRESSION : SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING : For storage or transmission : Linear prediction : Correlation function)

Patent 5351339: Double lens electric shield
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Face : Goggles)

Patent 5351340: Work garment with lumbar support
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Vests : Jacket type : Garment supporting)

Patent 5351341: Multiple density helmet body compositions to strengthen helmet
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Including energy-absorbing means : By diverse laminae : Pivotal shield)

Patent 5351342: Protective headgear
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Including energy-absorbing means : By interior pads : Pivotal shield)

Patent 5351343: Ear flap hat
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : And ears : For circumference of crown)

Patent 5351344: Fluid evacuation system
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : VENTILATION : Electric-motor pump : Operating means in sink or bath)

Patent 5351345: Bath tub having side access
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : TUBS : With user access means in side of the tub : Basin or sink)

Patent 5351346: Device for holding shower articles
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : SHOWER (E.G. STALL, WITH WALLS, RECEPTOR, AND SPRAY) : Convenience accessories : And pump)

Patent 5351347: Proximity controlled sanitary fitting
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : WASH RECEPTACLES : With proximity operated valve : Foot)

Patent 5351348: Rest pad for an infant
(BEDS : GROUND MAT : Padded : Legs)

Patent 5351349: Multipurpose sickbed
(BEDS : INVALID BED OR SURGICAL SUPPORT : Having toilet means : Shiftable back or seat)

Patent 5351350: Dusper
(COMPOUND TOOLS : HOUSE PAINTING, PAPER HANGING, OR GLAZING :)

Patent 5351351: Method of dyeing yarn cheeses
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : FLUID TREATMENT (MANIPULATIVE) : Special forms and forming : Wound packages : Yarns : Radial liquid flow : Contains six-membered nitrogen heterocycle)

Patent 5351352: Method of forming a seamless shoe
(BOOT AND SHOE MAKING : PROCESSES : Miscellaneous parts : Uppers : Prepared)

Patent 5351353: Bridge or tunnel construction
(BRIDGES : ARCH : Constructive apparatus)

Patent 5351354: Dust cleaner and dust cleaning method
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : ELECTROSTATIC CLEANING :)

Patent 5351355: Swimming pool cleaner
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : SUBMERGED CLEANERS WITH AMBIENT FLOW GUIDES : Hand implement)

Patent 5351356: Combination sponge and handle
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Combined : Brush and wiper : Boot cleaners)

Patent 5351357: Spreader tool for applying bonding compounds to planar surfaces
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Bladed spreader : Sponge)

Patent 5351358: Toothbrush
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Brush or broom : Tuft socket : Movable tuft section : Retaining wire)

Patent 5351359: Anchor chain cleaning device
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : ATTACHMENTS : Moving surface scraper, wiper, or brush : Strand : Reciprocating or traveling)

Patent 5351360: Cleaning device for a wafer mount plate
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : Fixed position cleaners or installed cleaning systems : With liquid or other cleaning material application to work : Axial work feed)

Patent 5351361: Conversion valve arrangement
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : Convertible : Plural selective air draft means, e.g., on-floor to off-floor : Floor nozzle air flow diverted to off-floor cleaning means : Floor nozzle elevating)

Patent 5351362: Active vacuum cleaner nozzle
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : With mechanical agitating means : Rotary agitator : Air current operated : Rotary work contactor)

Patent 5351363: Poppet valve cleaner
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Brushing : Work moves past rotatable brush : Rotary-brush disk)

Patent 5351364: Caster-supporting device for a stroller
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : CASTERS : Locked : Swinging)

Patent 5351365: Universal drag handle
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HANDLE, HANDLE COMPONENT, OR HANDLE ADJUNCT : Detachable handle : Ring type)

Patent 5351366: End clamp high tensile modulus textile rope
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : CORD AND ROPE HOLDERS : Plural-strand cord or rope : Bead chain fasteners)

Patent 5351367: Line tensioner
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : CORD AND ROPE HOLDERS : One-piece : Bead chain fasteners)

Patent 5351368: Clamping device for clamping a protective hood on the clamping collar of a hand-operated machine tool
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : BALE AND PACKAGE TIES, HOSE CLAMPS : With tighteners : Self-locking (dead center or snap action) : Pivoted jaw pencil holder)

Patent 5351369: Moisture-resistant fastener
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : HAVING ADHESIVE FASTENER : Strap connector)

Patent 5351370: Bootlace storage device
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : INCLUDING READILY DISSOCIABLE FASTENER HAVING NUMEROUS, PROTRUDING, UNITARY FILAMENTS RANDOMLY INTERLOCKING WITH, AND SIMULTANEOUSLY MOVING TOWARDS, MATING STRUCTURE (E.G., HOOK-LOOP TYPE FASTENER) : Combined with diverse fastener : Having specific mounting connection or reinforcing structure at connection)

Patent 5351371: Rod-securing clip for use in optical fiber three-rod connectors
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : CLASP, CLIP, SUPPORT-CLAMP, OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF : Having gripping member formed from, biased by, or mounted on, resilient member : Opposed engaging faces on gripping member formed from single piece of resilient material : Having specific surface irregularity on or along engaging face : Movably attached to gripping member)

Patent 5351372: Detachable end metal fitting used for cargo fastening belt
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : SEPARABLE-FASTENER OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF (E.G., PROJECTION AND CAVITY TO COMPLETE INTERLOCK) : Including member having distinct formations and mating member selectively interlocking therewith : Projection having movable connection between components thereof or variable configuration : Including pivotal connection between projection components : And spring or resilient extension biasing about pivot : Pivotally attached element)

Patent 5351373: Method and apparatus for heat stretching synthetic fiber rope
(TEXTILES: MANUFACTURING : THREAD FINISHING : Surface modification of running length : Stretching apparatus : By singeing)

Patent 5351374: Method and an apparatus for the continuous crimping of thermoplastic threads
(TEXTILES: MANUFACTURING : THREAD FINISHING : Surface modification of running length : Texturing (e.g., crimping) : Fluid jet : Stuffer box)

Patent 5351375: Method for fabricating ink jet printhead
(METAL WORKING : PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICE MAKING : Barrier layer device making)

Patent 5351376: Machine tool
(METAL WORKING : PLURAL DIVERSE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS INCLUDING MEANS FOR METAL SHAPING OR ASSEMBLING : Binding or covering and cutting : Lathe : Lathe and tool : At least one part nonmetallic)

Patent 5351377: Workstock forming apparatus and method
(METAL WORKING : PLURAL DIVERSE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS INCLUDING MEANS FOR METAL SHAPING OR ASSEMBLING : With means to feed work intermittently from one tool station to another : Blank turret : Stationary work : At least one part nonmetallic)

Patent 5351378: Method for automatic manufacturing of jewelry and ornaments
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Jewelry or locket making : Human adornment device making : With coating or casting about a core)

Patent 5351379: Riveter for efficiently riveting and drafting setting mandrels and scraps
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Overedge assembling means : Annular work : With second workpiece inside annular work one workpiece moved to shape the other : Comprising driver for snap-off-mandrel fastener; e.g., Pop (TM) riveter : Pneumatic- or fluid-actuated tool : Liquid : And gas : By impregnating a porous mass)

Patent 5351380: Compression tool for overrun clutch assemblies on automatic transmissions
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Puller or pusher means, contained force multiplying operator : Having screw operator : Central screw, work-engagers around screw : Work-engager arms along or parallel to screw : Having repositionable annulus engaging tool)

Patent 5351381: Device for removing a hypodermic needle from a syringe body and for distorting the hypodermic needle
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : By deforming : Having means to permit support movement while work is thereon)

Patent 5351382: Method of unscrewing a threaded member
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Disassembling : By applying force : Assisting assembly or disassembly)

Patent 5351383: Method of making an injection or sampling site
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : Progressively advancing of work assembly station or assembled portion of work : Advancing work to successive stations (i.e., assembly line) : Screw threaded fastener)

Patent 5351384: Method of installing instrument panel assemblies in automotive vehicle bodies
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : Progressively advancing of work assembly station or assembled portion of work : Advancing work to successive stations (i.e., assembly line) : Screw threaded fastener)

Patent 5351385: Method of mounting rubber plug to wire
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : With prestressing of part : Elastic joining of parts : By flexing)

Patent 5351386: Bundling strap dispenser
(METAL WORKING : PLURAL DIVERSE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS INCLUDING MEANS FOR METAL SHAPING OR ASSEMBLING : Including composite tool : Including severing means : And means to machine product)

Patent 5351387: Method of making a magnetic rotation sensor
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electromagnet, transformer or inductor : With other electrical component)

Patent 5351388: Cable locking and sealing process for sensor
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electromagnet, transformer or inductor : With other electrical component)

Patent 5351389: Method for fabricating a contoured triangular transducer system
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electromagnet, transformer or inductor : By winding or coiling : Fabricating head structure or component thereof)

Patent 5351390: Manufacturing method for a PTC thermistor
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Resistor making : Thermally variable : Laminated)

Patent 5351391: Tool for assembling modular header connectors and modular receptacle connectors
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Means to place sheath on running-length core : Including deforming means)

Patent 5351392: Automatic rivet feed apparatus
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : With magazine supply : Means to fasten by deforming : Means to fasten by deforming)

Patent 5351393: Method of mounting a surface-mountable IC to a converter board
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : On flat or curved insulated base, e.g., printed circuit, etc. : Assembling to base an electrical component, e.g., capacitor, etc. : With component orienting : And shaping, e.g., cutting or bending, etc. : With etching or machining of magnetic material)

Patent 5351394: Method of making a nerve electrode array
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Assembling elongated conductors, e.g., splicing, etc. : With overlapping orienting : Including deforming of joining bridge)

Patent 5351395: Process for producing turbine bucket with water droplet erosion protection
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Impeller making : Blade making : Utilizing hollow tube blank)

Patent 5351396: Method for producing electrical contact
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Contact or terminal manufacturing : With coating : Forming array of contacts or terminals)

Patent 5351397: Method of forming a nucleate boiling surface by a roll forming
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Heat exchanger or boiler making : Tube making or reforming : Finned tube)

Patent 5351398: Fuel injection nozzles
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Gas and water specific plumbing component making : Nozzle making : Including metallurgical bonding)

Patent 5351399: Method for forming grooves in roll surfaces
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Roller making : Fabricating and shaping roller work contacting surface element : Toothed roller : Work contacting surface having annular axial sections)

Patent 5351400: Converting and reinforcing vehicles
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Structural member making : Restoring existing member, e.g., reinforcing, repairing : Finger ring making)

Patent 5351401: Apparatus for cutting or shaving
(CUTLERY : RAZORS : Multiple blade : Vibratory)

Patent 5351402: Hard nut kernel extractor
(CUTLERY : SHELL OPENERS : Nutcrackers : Arcuately moved jaws : Pivoted lever mounted)

Patent 5351403: Protective shield for a free-cutting tool
(CUTLERY : CUTTING TOOLS : With blade moving means : Rotary blade : With presser foot)

Patent 5351404: Changeable tip awl
(CUTLERY : PERFORATING OR INDENTING IMPLEMENTS : Pointed : Turret of tools)

Patent 5351405: Apparatus and method for angle-dependent processing of objects
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Wheel : Saw)

Patent 5351407: Bow angle tuner
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Target, weapon, or weapon projectile : Trammel)

Patent 5351408: Cervical measurement apparatus
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Anatomical : Human : Trammel)

Patent 5351409: Key identifier method and apparatus
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Lock or key : Fixed pivot at one end)

Patent 5351410: Inspection device for inspecting the dimensions of an object
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Internal : Marker located with respect to two different directions)

Patent 5351411: Apparatus for the scanning of a profile and use hereof
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : With support for gauged article : Profile : Optical comparison)

Patent 5351412: Micro positioning device
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Work support adjustment : Adjustable gauge block)

Patent 5351413: Clearance checking tool
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Automotive : Engine valve, valve-stem, or tappet : Drum or shoe)

Patent 5351414: Water depth apparatus
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : DISTANCE MEASURING : Sounding type : Depth indication : Hole type)

Patent 5351415: Method and apparatus for maintaining clean articles
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : PROCESS : With nondrying treating of material : Adding of nondrying treating substance : Grinding or comminuting)

Patent 5351416: Clean air oven with heat recovery and method
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : With means to treat gas or vapor : Separation of substances from treating or exhaust gases or vapors : Recirculation of treating gas or vapor)

Patent 5351417: Hair dryer apparatus adapted for multi-functional usage
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : Combined : With ruler)

Patent 5351418: Process for drying of granular or powdered carbon by electrical resistance heating
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : MATERIAL TREATED BY ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY : Electric current applied directly through material :)

Patent 5351419: Method for vapor drying
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : PROCESS : Gas or vapor contact with treated material : Treatment of gas or vapor : Condensation of gas or vapor : Collecting of condensed gas or vapor : With vaporization of condensed gas or vapor :)

Patent 5351420: Ski boot with a lever having independent adjustment devices
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Occupational or athletic shoe (e.g., roof climbing, gardening, etc.) : Athletic shoe or attachment therefor : For a sport (e.g., skating, skiing, etc.) featuring relative movement between shoe and ground : For walking or sliding on shifting media : Ski boot : Having interior foot retaining means : With adjustment mechanism : Retaining means engages instep or shin :)

Patent 5351421: Sports shoe sole
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Occupational or athletic shoe (e.g., roof climbing, gardening, etc.) : Athletic shoe or attachment therefor : For football : For walking or sliding on shifting media)

Patent 5351422: Replacement cleat method and apparatus for conventional golf shoe cleats
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Occupational or athletic shoe (e.g., roof climbing, gardening, etc.) : Athletic shoe or attachment therefor : Attachment (e.g., weight for shoe, etc.) : Cleat (e.g., movable, detachable, etc.) : Snow shoe (e.g., having binding, harness, etc.))

Patent 5351423: Ball and socket joint for snowblower chute control rod linkages
(EXCAVATING : SNOW OR ICE REMOVING OR GROOMING BY PORTABLE DEVICE : Motorized rotary excavating tool : Having specific flow guide : Having plural vane segments)

Patent 5351424: Magnifier with light therethrough for needlework frame
(TEXTILES: IRONING OR SMOOTHING : SMOOTHING IMPLEMENTS : Stretchers : Cloth-stretcher frame : Weight increasers)

Patent 5351425: Display device and processes for making and using the same
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : PICTURE FRAME : Support : Support movable to a nonsupporting position : Folded unitary frame and support : Adhesively secured frame segments : Including transparent cover)

Patent 5351426: Label assembly
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : CHECK, LABEL, OR TAG : Adhesive-backed label (e.g., postage or revenue stamp) : Strip or wire formed)

Patent 5351427: Toy guns
(FIREARMS : TOY : Ribbon fed :)

Patent 5351428: Collapsible lightweight rifle
(FIREARMS : STOCKS : Auxiliary : With pivoted hammer)

Patent 5351429: Laser sighting device for firearms
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Sight devices : Focused beam (e.g., laser on target, etc.) : Having beam adjusting structure or mounted for correction : Single trigger and hammer)

Patent 5351430: Device and a method for autotrawl operation
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Nets : Trawl :)

Patent 5351431: Electronic float for fishing tackle
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Signal devices : Signaling)

Patent 5351432: Float with light emitting devices
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Illuminated, e.g., luminous : Signaling)

Patent 5351433: Fishing lure
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Artificial bait : Adjustable direction or buoyancy control : Spiral or oppositely turned vanes)

Patent 5351434: Breakaway jig
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Line-attached bodies, hooks and rigs : With line passing through center of body : With line-gripping means : With check or collect ring keeper)

Patent 5351435: Device to facilitate removal of juvenile and female crabs from the inside of crab traps and method of use thereof
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : TRAPS : Fish : Body-removing or concealing)

Patent 5351436: Fly swatter with sound effects
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : VERMIN DESTROYING : Insect : Catchers : Implements : Swatters : Adjustable along line)

Patent 5351437: Moisture sensitive irrigation control system
(PLANT HUSBANDRY : RECEPTACLE FOR GROWING MEDIUM : Irrigator : Mesh)

Patent 5351438: Planter container for indoor air purification
(PLANT HUSBANDRY : RECEPTACLE FOR GROWING MEDIUM : Combined : Array of cells)

Patent 5351439: Power window apparatus having improved safety device
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : SAFETY MEANS RESPONSIVE TO OBSTRUCTION TO CLOSURE : Closure drive stopping or reversal : Fusible connector disengages pawl or catch)

Patent 5351440: Vertical lift device
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : WITH OPERATOR FOR MOVABLY MOUNTED CLOSURE : Operating lever or link and closure swing about parallel axes : Motor-driven lever : Worm drive)

Patent 5351441: Sliding door
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : WITH OPERATOR FOR MOVABLY MOUNTED CLOSURE : Operator drives closure along guide : Rack or screw parallel to closure guide : Multiple levers)

Patent 5351442: Door closure for refrigeration housing
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : WITH MEANS MOUNTING CLOSURE FOR RECIPROCATION : Pendant from horizontal guide : With guide for lower edge of closure : Threshold or sill guide : On pivot carrying portal members)

Patent 5351443: Automotive door with window pane lifter module
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : PANEL WITH CLOSURE FEATURE : With means to accommodate window accessory; e.g., automobile-type door : Closure carried)

Patent 5351444: Blade track control system
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Combined : With nonabrading means : Cutter : Table dog actuated)

Patent 5351445: Apparatus for grinding end faces of ferrules together with optical fibers each firmly received in ferrules
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Rotary tool : Rotary disk : Orbital : Planetary : Rotary work holder)

Patent 5351446: Method and apparatus for the rotary sawing of brittle and hard materials
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : With feeding of tool or work holder)

Patent 5351447: Inflatable sanding drum
(ABRADING : TOOL SUPPORT FOR FLEXIBLE-MEMBER TOOL : Including expansible external surface : Hydraulically actuated : Including threaded element)

Patent 5351448: Fire barrier
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : CONTROLLED BY CONDITION RESPONSIVE MEANS :)

Patent 5351449: Stadium building
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : WITH STADIUM OR AUDITORIUM FEATURE : Flexibly connected strips or slats)

Patent 5351450: Arrangement for incarceration providing self sufficient isolation
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : JAIL-TYPE STRUCTURE : With translucent feature)

Patent 5351451: Spacer and spacer frame for an insulating glazing unit
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : TRANSPARENT PANEL HAVING ACTIVE TREATMENT WITH GAS OR LIQUID : Hygroscopic material; e.g., internal drier : With laterally spaced foundation element)

Patent 5351452: Drywalling method and apparatus
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : INTERSECTION OF WALL TO FLOOR, CEILING, ROOF, OR ANOTHER WALL (I.E., TWO-WAY CORNER CONSTRUCTION) : With revealed embedded protector : Block type having vertical and horizontal keys)

Patent 5351453: Rapidly erectable housing units
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : THREE-WAY CORNER CONSTRUCTION (E.G., TWO WALLS AND A FLOOR) : Walls of modular construction : Dissimilar material sheet-form facing)

Patent 5351454: Self-supporting facade component in sandwich construction
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : WITH SYNTHETIC RESINOUS COMPONENT : With nonresinous component : Cementitious material : Cementitious material)

Patent 5351455: Method and apparatus for wallboard attachment
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : DISPARATE SHEET LAMINA BETWEEN EXPOSED SURFACES OF WALL, FLOOR, OR ROOF (E.G., VAPOR BARRIER, WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE) : Tie crossing dividing lamina : Insulation defines air enclosing cell or compartment)

Patent 5351456: Concrete form tie wedge
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : FACERS; E.G., MODULES, MUTUALLY BONDED BY INTERNAL SETTABLE MATERIAL SECTION : Laterally related modules; e.g., back-to-back : Continuous section filling space between modules : With transverse tie : Filler)

Patent 5351457: Wall construction and spacer for use therewith
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : FACERS; E.G., MODULES, MUTUALLY BONDED BY INTERNAL SETTABLE MATERIAL SECTION : Section filling opposed channels in adjacent modules : Dissimilar material member in section : With transverse tie)

Patent 5351458: Spaced-plank floor system for animal enclosures
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : MODULE OR PANEL HAVING DISCRETE EDGEWISE OR FACE-TO-FACE CONNECTING FEATURE : With joining means of dissimilar material and separate from unit : Tie along and within edge or face groove; e.g., spline : Spline having particular shape (bone, arrow, dovetail, etc.) : With terminal flange extending beyond joint)

Patent 5351459: Strength and decoration window grid system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : OPENWORK; E.G., TRUSS, TRELLIS, GRILLE, SCREEN, FRAME, OR REBAR CHAIR : Outside corner or peripherally bordered (i.e., framing, etc.) : Portal frame or closure frame : For window : Inclined struts or ties meeting at intermediate runner)

Patent 5351460: Electrical box locator
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : PROCESSES : Tension member (e.g., re-bar))

Patent 5351461: Installation for packaging a palletizable load
(PACKAGE MAKING : GROUP FORMING OF CONTENTS UNIT AND SUBSEQUENT OR FURTHER PACKAGING : From plural or different supply sources : Diverse forms or shapes of units : Insert or separating sheet : Twisting of string or wire)

Patent 5351462: Method and apparatus for installing an insert to seal a container
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Forming a cover adjunct or application of a cover adjunct to a cover : Including evacuating)

Patent 5351463: Method and apparatus for making a filled and closed vacuum pak
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : With contents treating : Vacuum or gas treating : Flexible preform cover (e.g., bags, pouches) : Against side of receptacle)

Patent 5351464: Packaging machine, particularly for forming flow-pack wrappers and the like and a method of operating the machine
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Enclosing contents within progressively formed web means : Single layer forming)

Patent 5351465: Spreading device and method for parting containers
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Opening only : Closing a preformed, freestanding, rigid or semi-rigid container (e.g., box, carton, bottle))

Patent 5351466: Sleever apparatus with singulate gate
(PACKAGE MAKING : APPARATUS FOR FORMING OR PARTIALLY FORMING RECEPTACLE AND SUBSEQUENTLY FILLING : Forming by opening or setting up collapsed receptacle : Bag or sack : Magazine : Filled before removal from magazine : Butter)

Patent 5351467: Height adjustment mechanism for riding mower cutting deck
(HARVESTERS : MOTORIZED HARVESTER : Including motorized vehicle causing transit of harvester : With hitch permitting movement of harvester relative to vehicle : Hitch for pivoting harvester about horizontal axis : With latchable lever means for pivoting harvester : With conveyer between units)

Patent 5351468: Selectable windrowing mower attachment and method of mounting
(HARVESTERS : CUTTING AND WINDROWING : Binder's platforms)

Patent 5351469: Spinning machine having a plurality of spinning units and a servicing apparatus
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : APPARATUS AND PROCESSES : Splicing : With stopping or starting)

Patent 5351470: Reinforcing steel cord for a tire for improving corrosion resistance
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : STRAND STRUCTURE : Covered or wrapped : Wire wrapped : Plural wire wrapped layer :)

Patent 5351471: Machine having a reduced height for twisting and texturing a yarn
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : APPARATUS AND PROCESSES : Twist setting : False twist crimp : Successive and individual type)

Patent 5351472: Fluffing suppressing device
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : APPARATUS AND PROCESSES : False twist device : Having fluid jet twisting means : Friction type)

 

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