Patents 5684958 - 5685215

 

 

Patent 5684958: System for preventing cell dropout on the transmitting side using timing signal and read completion signal to control the retransmission of
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MULTICOMPUTER DATA TRANSFERRING : COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER PROTOCOL IMPLEMENTING : Computer-to-computer handshaking : Congestion avoiding)

Patent 5684959: Method for determining topology of a network
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MULTICOMPUTER DATA TRANSFERRING : COMPUTER NETWORK MANAGING : Computer network monitoring :)

Patent 5684960: Real-time ring bandwidth utilization calculator by sampling over a selected interval latch's states set by predetermined bit pattern on
(MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATIONS : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING (OTHER THAN SYNCHRONIZATION) : Determination of communication parameters : Having dedicated test line or channel)

Patent 5684961: System for defining multicast message distribution paths having overlapping virtual connections in ATM networks and assigning identical
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MULTICOMPUTER DATA TRANSFERRING : COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER DATA ROUTING : Decentralized controlling : Congestion avoiding)

Patent 5684962: Context control block for computer communications
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MULTICOMPUTER DATA TRANSFERRING : COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER DATA ROUTING : Computer-to-computer handshaking)

Patent 5684963: System and method for distributing video from a plurality of video providers
(DATA PROCESSING: FINANCIAL, BUSINESS PRACTICE, MANAGEMENT, OR COST/PRICE DETERMINATION : AUTOMATED ELECTRICAL FINANCIAL OR BUSINESS PRACTICE OR MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENT : Electronic shopping (e.g., remote ordering) : Specified keyboard feature)

Patent 5684964: Method and system for monitoring and controlling the performance of an organization
(DATA PROCESSING: FINANCIAL, BUSINESS PRACTICE, MANAGEMENT, OR COST/PRICE DETERMINATION : AUTOMATED ELECTRICAL FINANCIAL OR BUSINESS PRACTICE OR MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENT : Operations research : Job performance analysis : Staff scheduling or task assignment)

Patent 5684965: Automated billing consolidation system and method
(DATA PROCESSING: FINANCIAL, BUSINESS PRACTICE, MANAGEMENT, OR COST/PRICE DETERMINATION : AUTOMATED ELECTRICAL FINANCIAL OR BUSINESS PRACTICE OR MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENT : Accounting : Bill preparation : Staff scheduling or task assignment)

Patent 5684966: Method for operating a repeater for distributed arbitration digital data buses
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INPUT/OUTPUT : INTRASYSTEM CONNECTION (E.G., BUS AND BUS TRANSACTION PROCESSING) : Bus interface architecture : Decentralized bus arbitration)

Patent 5684967: System and method for generalized network topology representation
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) : On-screen workspace or object : Hierarchy or network structure : Picking 3D objects)

Patent 5684968: Method and apparatus for processing multiple images concurrently
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) : On-screen workspace or object : Window or viewpoint : Window memory structure : On-screen link or communication (e.g., cue))

Patent 5684969: Information management system facilitating user access to information content through display of scaled information nodes
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) : On-screen workspace or object : Window or viewpoint : Layout modification (e.g., move or resize) : Resizing (e.g., scaling) : Viewing lower priority windows (e.g., overlapped windows))

Patent 5684970: Icon menu display apparatus and icon menu display method
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) : On-screen workspace or object : Office layout metaphor (e.g., filing cabinet, desk) : Virtual input device (e.g., virtual keyboard))

Patent 5684971: Reservation station with a pseudo-FIFO circuit for scheduling dispatch of instructions
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : DYNAMIC INSTRUCTION DEPENDENCY CHECKING, MONITORING OR CONFLICT RESOLUTION : Scoreboarding, reservation station, or aliasing : Operation)

Patent 5684972: Programmable servo burst sequencer for a disk drive
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : ADDRESSING COMBINED WITH SPECIFIC MEMORY CONFIGURATION OR SYSTEM : Dynamic-type storage device (e.g., disk, tape, drum) :)

Patent 5684973: Expandable memory system and method for interleaving addresses among memory banks of different speeds and sizes
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : ADDRESSING COMBINED WITH SPECIFIC MEMORY CONFIGURATION OR SYSTEM : For multiple memory modules (e.g., banks, interleaved memory) :)

Patent 5684974: Method and apparatus for controlling reconfiguration of storage-device memory areas
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : ADDRESS FORMATION : Address mapping (e.g., conversion, translation) : Memory partitioning)

Patent 5684975: Method for use in translating virtual addresses into absolute addresses
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : ADDRESS FORMATION : Address mapping (e.g., conversion, translation) : Virtual addressing : With password or key)

Patent 5684976: Method and system for reduced address tags storage within a directory having a tree-like data structure
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : STORAGE ACCESSING AND CONTROL : Hierarchical memories : Caching : Associative : Cross-interrogating)

Patent 5684977: Writeback cancellation processing system for use in a packet switched cache coherent multiprocessor system
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : STORAGE ACCESSING AND CONTROL : Hierarchical memories : Caching : Coherency : Write-back :)

Patent 5684978: Synchronous DRAM controller with memory access commands timed for optimized use of data bus
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : STORAGE ACCESSING AND CONTROL : Access timing : Memory access pipelining : With password or key)

Patent 5684979: Method and means for initializing a page mode memory in a computer
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: MEMORY : STORAGE ACCESSING AND CONTROL : Memory configuring : Memory access pipelining)

Patent 5684980: FPGA virtual computer for executing a sequence of program instructions by successively reconfiguring a group of FPGA in response to those
(DATA PROCESSING: STRUCTURAL DESIGN, MODELING, SIMULATION, AND EMULATION : EMULATION : Software program (i.e., performance prediction))

Patent 5684981: Memory organization and method for multiple variable digital data transformation
(COMPUTER GRAPHICS PROCESSING AND SELECTIVE VISUAL DISPLAY SYSTEMS : COMPUTER GRAPHICS DISPLAY MEMORY SYSTEM : Addressing : Address manipulation : Multiple planes)

Patent 5684982: Synchronization circuit for clocked signals of similar frequencies
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT : SYNCHRONIZATION OF CLOCK OR TIMING SIGNALS, DATA, OR PULSES : Having power source monitoring)

Patent 5684983: Microprocessor executing multiple register transfer operations with a single instruction with derivation of destination register numbers from
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING CONTROL : Processing control for data transfer : Masking)

Patent 5684984: Synchronization and replication of object databases
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : DATABASE OR FILE ACCESSING : Distributed or remote access : Pattern matching access)

Patent 5684985: Method and apparatus utilizing bond identifiers executed upon accessing of an endo-dynamic information node (EDIN)
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : DATABASE SCHEMA OR DATA STRUCTURE : Distributed or remote access)

Patent 5684986: Embedded directory method and record for direct access storage device (DASD) data compression
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : DATABASE SCHEMA OR DATA STRUCTURE : Manipulating data structure (e.g., compression, compaction, compilation) : Pattern matching access)

Patent 5684987: Management system of multimedia
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : DATABASE SCHEMA OR DATA STRUCTURE : Object-oriented database structure : Pattern matching access)

Patent 5684988: MIB database and generic popup window architecture
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : DATABASE SCHEMA OR DATA STRUCTURE : Application of database or data structure (e.g., distributed, multimedia, image) : Object-oriented database structure reference)

Patent 5684989: Terminal database managing system as latest version
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : FILE OR DATABASE MAINTENANCE : Coherency (e.g., same view to multiple users) : Object-oriented database structure reference)

Patent 5684990: Synchronization of disparate databases
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : FILE OR DATABASE MAINTENANCE : Coherency (e.g., same view to multiple users) : Version management :)

Patent 5684991: Modification metadata set, abstracted from database write requests
(DATA PROCESSING: DATABASE AND FILE MANAGEMENT OR DATA STRUCTURES : FILE OR DATABASE MAINTENANCE : Coherency (e.g., same view to multiple users) : Archiving or backup :)

Patent 5684992: User console and computer operating system asynchronous interaction interface
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INTERPROGRAM COMMUNICATION OR INTERPROCESS COMMUNICATION (IPC) : INTERPROGRAM COMMUNICATION USING MESSAGE : Message using queue :)

Patent 5684993: Segregation of thread-specific information from shared task information
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: VIRTUAL MACHINE TASK OR PROCESS MANAGEMENT OR TASK MANAGEMENT/CONTROL : TASK MANAGEMENT OR CONTROL : Process scheduling : Multitasking, time sharing :)

Patent 5684994: Resource assignment apparatus
(DATA PROCESSING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INSTALLATION, AND MANAGEMENT : SOFTWARE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT TOOL (E.G., INTEGRATED CASE TOOL OR STAND-ALONE DEVELOPMENT TOOL) : Translation of code : Compiling code : Optimization : Dynamic (i.e., machine or object level) :)

Patent 5684995: Segment division management system
(DATA PROCESSING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INSTALLATION, AND MANAGEMENT : SOFTWARE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT TOOL (E.G., INTEGRATED CASE TOOL OR STAND-ALONE DEVELOPMENT TOOL) : Linking : Compiling code)

Patent 5684996: Method and arrangement for reducing the amount of information necessary for softway installation
(DATA PROCESSING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INSTALLATION, AND MANAGEMENT : SOFTWARE UPGRADING OR UPDATING : Linking)

Patent 5684997: Integrated circuit design for handling of system management interrupts (SMI)
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INPUT/OUTPUT : INTERRUPT PROCESSING : Access prioritizing)

Patent 5684998: Apparatus and method for suspending and resuming software applications on a computer
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT : COMPUTER POWER CONTROL : By external command : Biometric acquisition)

Patent 5684999: Apparatus and a method for retrieving image objects based on correlation with natural language sentence parameters
(DATA PROCESSING: SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING, LINGUISTICS, LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, AND AUDIO COMPRESSION/DECOMPRESSION : LINGUISTICS : Natural language : Storage or retrieval of data)

Patent 5685000: Method for providing a linguistically competent dialogue with a computerized service representative
(DATA PROCESSING: SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING, LINGUISTICS, LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, AND AUDIO COMPRESSION/DECOMPRESSION : LINGUISTICS : Natural language : Storage or retrieval of data)

Patent 5685001: Method and system for automatically entering a data series into contiguous cells of an electronic spreadsheet program or the like
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT : Spreadsheet :)

Patent 5685002: Image processing system capable of generating a multi-picture image
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT : Layout : Compound document)

Patent 5685003: Method and system for automatically indexing data in a document using a fresh index table
(DATA PROCESSING: PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT, OPERATOR INTERFACE PROCESSING, AND SCREEN SAVER DISPLAY PROCESSING : PRESENTATION PROCESSING OF DOCUMENT : Edit, composition, or storage control : Text : Horizontal spacing)

Patent 5685004: Multi-segmented bus and method of operation
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INPUT/OUTPUT : INTRASYSTEM CONNECTION (E.G., BUS AND BUS TRANSACTION PROCESSING) : Bus interface architecture : Path selecting switch : Different protocol (e.g., PCI to ISA))

Patent 5685005: Digital signal processor configured for multiprocessing
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE : Microprocessor or multichip or multimodule processor having sequential program control : Application specific : Digital Signal processor)

Patent 5685006: Application specific integrated circuit having hierarchical structure and method of organizing such circuit using inheritance information
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE : Microprocessor or multichip or multimodule processor having sequential program control : Including coprocessor : Master/slave)

Patent 5685008: Computer Processor utilizing logarithmic conversion and method of use thereof
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE : Array processor : Array processor operation : Application specific :)

Patent 5685009: Shared floating-point registers and register port-pairing in a dual-architecture CPU
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE : Superscalar : Array processor operation)

Patent 5685010: Data transfer control device for controlling data transfer between shared memories of network clusters
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS: PROCESSING ARCHITECTURES AND INSTRUCTION PROCESSING (E.G., PROCESSORS) : PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE : Distributed processing system : Particular data driven memory structure)

Patent 5685011: Apparatus for handling failures to provide a safe address translation in an improved input/output architecture for a computer system
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INPUT/OUTPUT : INPUT/OUTPUT DATA PROCESSING : Input/Output addressing :)

Patent 5685012: System for employing high speed data transfer between host and peripheral via host interface circuitry utilizing an IOread signal
(ELECTRICAL COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS: INPUT/OUTPUT : INPUT/OUTPUT DATA PROCESSING : Peripheral configuration : Mode selection :)

Patent 5685013: Hand, wrist, and forearm protective device
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : Hand or arm : Face)

Patent 5685014: Individual protective gear to guard an upper limb against mechanical risks
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : Hand or arm : Face)

Patent 5685015: Multi-use hazardous duty garment
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Bag type : Separable : Heat resistant : Having garment fastener)

Patent 5685016: Three-cornered head covering
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Wristlets)

Patent 5685017: Modular hat
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Separable crown section type : Collapsible (e.g., umbrella type, etc.))

Patent 5685018: Disposable perm rinsing cap
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Toilet : Sewing)

Patent 5685020: Bicycle helmet with chin guard and easy-adjust strap system
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Including helmet-retention means : For circumference of crown)

Patent 5685021: Protective headgear for wrestler
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Sport headgear : For circumference of crown)

Patent 5685022: Renewable eye protective goggle assembly
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Eye shields (e.g., hoodwinks or blinds, etc.) : Goggles : Included in shield for eyes : Having lens-cover plate : By limited-view opening)

Patent 5685023: Child commode seat
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : SEAT : Superposed : Water level actuated)

Patent 5685024: Mechanism for automatically changing closestool seat sanitary cover
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : MECHANISM POSITIONS COVER ON SEAT : Tubular type cover : Water level actuated)

Patent 5685025: Flush control system of a ballfloat toilet
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : FLUSH CLOSET : Manual selection of the amount of flush : Alternate unicyclic flush : By electric condition responsive means)

Patent 5685026: Structure of toilet bowl
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : FLUSH CLOSET : Tank only : With plural compartments : Single tank with divider : Free floating)

Patent 5685027: Siphonic flush valve for toilets
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : FLUSH CLOSET : Tank only : With outlet siphon : Pump starter : By raising trapped air housing)

Patent 5685028: Bidet sprayer unit and apparatus for mounting
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : BIDETS : Bowl)

Patent 5685029: Potty training device
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : DRY CLOSETS : Receptacle type : With seat : Having seat actuator or interlock)

Patent 5685030: Lift for enabling a person in a wheelchair into and out of a pool or body of water
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : POOL TYPE : Accessory : Spout only)

Patent 5685031: Three-piece portable spa cover
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : POOL TYPE : Accessory : Covering : Having seat actuator or interlock)

Patent 5685032: Portable spa with integral bottom pan, interchangeable side skirt, and interlocking cover
(BATHS, CLOSETS, SINKS, AND SPITTOONS : POOL TYPE : Construction details : Divider)

Patent 5685033: Lavin lift strap
(BEDS : WITH MEANS FOR RELOCATING AN INVALID (E.G., PATIENT LIFT OR TRANSFER) : Hoistline attachable load supporting frame and sling or flexible patient surrounding device (e.g., stretcher bottom) : Including specific structure (e.g., clamp) attaching device to bed)

Patent 5685034: Hospital bed with integrated toilet facility
(BEDS : INVALID BED OR SURGICAL SUPPORT : Having toilet means : Shiftable back or seat)

Patent 5685035: High/low mechanism for a bed
(BEDS : INVALID BED OR SURGICAL SUPPORT : Vertically movable support for whole body of user : With cyclical back and forth turning)

Patent 5685036: Alternating pressure mattress system and method
(BEDS : MATTRESS (FOR WHOLE BODY) : Having confined gas (e.g., air mattress) : Variably pressurizable chambers (e.g., with pump) : Pivoting)

Patent 5685037: Tool for tying fishing line
(COMPOUND TOOLS : FISHING :)

Patent 5685038: Out-of-balance control for washing machine
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : FLUID TREATMENT (MANIPULATIVE) : Manipulation of liquid : Agitating immersed material and liquid : Yarns)

Patent 5685039: Cleaning apparatus
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Brushing : Work moves past rotatable brush : Rotary-brush disk)

Patent 5685040: Apparatus for cleaning and drying hard disk substrates
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Wiping : Shakers)

Patent 5685041: Pipe pig with abrasive exterior
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Pipe, tube, or conduit cleaner : Inside : Fluid current operated : Collector)

Patent 5685042: Floor pad
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Fabric : Wiper, dauber, or polisher : Rotary : Adhesively bound parts : With handle or holder)

Patent 5685043: Removal of particulates from cylindrical members
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : ATTACHMENTS : Moving surface scraper, wiper, or brush : Roll cleaners : Rotary : Articulated support structure)

Patent 5685044: Quick release for a vacuum cleaner powerhead
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : Nozzle : Air cooling by other than main air stream)

Patent 5685045: Intumescent material in a continuous pinless hinge
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HINGE : Including toothed gear : Sliding)

Patent 5685046: Motor vehicle double pivot hinge
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HINGE : Having plural hinge axes (e.g., multiple pintle) : Movement transverse to hinge axis)

Patent 5685047: Apparatus for attaching working elements
(TEXTILES: FIBER PREPARATION : WORKING : Carding : Flats : Flat)

Patent 5685048: Merchandise pairing tie
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : BALE AND PACKAGE TIES, HOSE CLAMPS : Plastic band : Separate connections)

Patent 5685049: Alloy button for jeans
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : BUTTON WITH FASTENER : Deflecting prong or rivet : Anvil or plate : Having securing means)

Patent 5685050: Hook structure for molded surface fastener
(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) : Having several, repeating, interlocking formations along length of filaments : Thermal or adhesive)

Patent 5685051: Method and apparatus for aligning battery lugs
(METAL WORKING : PLURAL DIVERSE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS INCLUDING MEANS FOR METAL SHAPING OR ASSEMBLING : Forging and bending, cutting or punching : Planer)

Patent 5685052: Graphitic packing removal tool
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : To apply or remove a resilient article (e.g., tube, sleeve, etc.) : Plier type)

Patent 5685053: Delabeling method
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Disassembling : By altering or destroying work part or connector : Assisting assembly or disassembly)

Patent 5685054: Method for installing flexible sign panels with movable device
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : With prestressing of part : By deforming interlock)

Patent 5685056: Method of mounting an emblem to the cover of a gas bag restraining system in vehicles
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : Joining by deforming : Overedge assembling of seated part : By flaring inserted cup or tube end : At cup or tube end)

Patent 5685057: Drill bushing assembly and method
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : Joining by deforming : Inward deformation of aperture or hollow body wall : Hollow body is axially joined cup or tube : At cup or tube end)

Patent 5685058: Method for direct insertion of a headed rivet into a countersunk hole
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : By applying separate fastener : Fastener deformed after application : Riveting : Joined to rod)

Patent 5685059: Method of fabricating brake assembly
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Combined manufacture including applying or shaping of fluent material : Metal casting : Followed by cutting or removing material : At least one part nonmetallic)

Patent 5685060: Workpiece holding assembly method
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Work holding : Successive distinct removal operations)

Patent 5685061: Stator manufacturing method
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Dynamoelectric machine : Burnishing tool reciprocates across work surface)

Patent 5685062: Self-assembly fabrication method for planar micro-motor
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Dynamoelectric machine : Rotor :)

Patent 5685063: Method of forming rotor-winding for a dynamoelectric machine
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Dynamoelectric machine : Rotor :)

Patent 5685064: Process of manufacturing a magnetic head slider assembly
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electromagnet, transformer or inductor : Magnetic recording reproducing transducer (e.g., tape head, core, etc.) : Fabricating head structure or component thereof : Including measuring or testing : With significant slider/housing shaping or treating :)

Patent 5685065: Method of making an ignition coil
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electromagnet, transformer or inductor : By assembling coil and core : Fabricating head structure or component thereof)

Patent 5685066: Tube expanding assembly
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Nuclear device : For work-holder for assembly or disassembly)

Patent 5685067: Terminal crimping apparatus
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Means to assemble electrical device : Conductor : Terminal or connector : Assembled to wire-type conductor : Means to simultaneously assemble multiple, independent conductors to terminal : After thinning)

Patent 5685068: Method for mounting bearings with tapered bore and bearing constructed to achieve desired internal bearing clearance
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Process for making bearing or component thereof : Mounting : Anti-friction bearing or component thereof)

Patent 5685069: Device for contacting electric conductors and method of making the device
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Beam lead frame or beam lead device : Applying terminal)

Patent 5685070: Method of making printed circuit 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. : By metal fusion : With deforming of lead or terminal)

Patent 5685071: Method of constructing a sealed chip-on-board electronic module
(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. : By metal fusion : With deforming of lead or terminal)

Patent 5685072: Cable clamp apparatus and method
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Assembling terminal to elongated conductor : By deforming : Of terminal : With penetrating portion : Through insulation :)

Patent 5685073: Method of manufacturing board-to-board connector
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Contact or terminal manufacturing : By assembling plural parts : With molding of insulation : Of fused material)

Patent 5685074: Method of forming an inkjet printhead with trench and backward peninsulas
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Rocket or jet device making : Blade making)

Patent 5685075: Method for brazing flat tubes of laminated heat exchanger
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Heat exchanger or boiler making : With metallurgical bonding : Finned tube)

Patent 5685076: Method of constructing a collapsible structure
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Structural member making : Static structure, e.g., a building component : Finger ring making)

Patent 5685077: Electric shaver
(CUTLERY : RAZORS : With cooperating shearing blades : Reciprocating inner blade : And stationary outer blade : And stationary outer blade)

Patent 5685078: Internal pipe cutter
(CUTLERY : PIPE AND ROD CUTTERS : Rotary : Internal : Slidably projected : Wedge : Screw feed : Flexible blade)

Patent 5685079: Locking mechanism for a folding knife
(CUTLERY : SHEATHED : Pivoted blade : Locked blade : Locked blade)

Patent 5685080: Battery powered chain saw
(CUTLERY : CUTTING TOOLS : Saw : Chain : With guide bar for cutting span : Including relatively adjustable saw blade and guide plate)

Patent 5685081: Aiming device for use on archery bows
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : STRAIGHT-LINE LIGHT RAY TYPE : Structurally installed : Archery bow : Multimarkers)

Patent 5685082: Adjustable grade stick and method of using same
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : STRAIGHT-LINE LIGHT RAY TYPE : Alignment device : Including distance finding feature)

Patent 5685083: Combination plumb and level device
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : INDICATOR OF DIRECTION OF FORCE TRAVERSING NATURAL MEDIA : Level or plumb, terrestrial gravitation responsive : Liquid type, upper surface utilizing : Bubble : Universal, or plural indicating sections on container : Adjustment indicium)

Patent 5685084: Dental measuring apparatus
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Anatomical : Human : Dental : Only two)

Patent 5685085: Diameter-measuring gauge
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Circular size : "V" type : Member contacts successive points on the article)

Patent 5685086: Method and apparatus for drying objects using aerosols
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : For diverse operations on treated material : With two or more nondrying means : Plural cyclone separators)

Patent 5685087: Fluid flow adsorbent container
(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 : By absorbent : Recirculation of treating gas or vapor)

Patent 5685088: Sealing apparatus for inlet/outlet of atmosphere facility
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : Chamber seals : Rods or rolls)

Patent 5685089: Process and apparatus for production of ceramic powders by spray drying
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : PROCESS : With fluid current conveying or suspension of treated material : Spray drying and cooling of slurry or suspension : Including material separators or sorters)

Patent 5685090: Cushioning system for shoe sole and method for making the sole
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : SOLES : Cushion : Pneumatic : Spring)

Patent 5685091: Sealed waterproof footwear
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : UPPERS : Linings : Tongue pieces)

Patent 5685092: Physiological motion enhancing shoe sole
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Foot-supporting or foot-conforming feature : Form-fitting interior : For child's foot)

Patent 5685093: Bicycle shoe
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Occupational or athletic shoe (e.g., roof climbing, gardening, etc.) : Athletic shoe or attachment therefor : For riding (e.g., cycling, horse riding, etc.) : For walking or sliding on shifting media)

Patent 5685094: Ventilated massaging insole
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : ORTHOPEDIC BOOT OR SHOE WITH CORRECTIVE ELEMENT : With means to massage foot : Embedded)

Patent 5685095: Ski lift chair map
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : CHECK, LABEL, OR TAG : Chair- or seat-carried indicia : With lid-supporting means)

Patent 5685096: Swimming toy fish aquarium having magnetic drive system for magnetically driving the toy fish in the aquarium
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : DISPLAY DEVICE WITH MAGNETICALLY MOVED OBJECT : Operated by vibration of vehicle)

Patent 5685097: Illuminated colored display device
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : DISPLAY WITH SPECIAL EFFECTS : Electromotor operated : Rotatable : Illuminated : Opposed prongs cooperating with aperture)

Patent 5685098: Snap tab arrangement for covering and uncovering a sign apparatus directional indicator
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : ILLUMINATED SIGN : Lamp box : Exit : Map type)

Patent 5685099: Trailer sign frame
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : SIGNS : Trailer, wagon or cycle carried : Reflectors arranged in the outline of indicia)

Patent 5685100: Bullet cartridge casing identification system
(FIREARMS : INDICATORS :)

Patent 5685101: Firearm fitted with a pivoting magazine
(FIREARMS : BREECH LOADING : Sliding breechblock : Rearward : Magazine : Box :)

Patent 5685102: Snap-on firearm adapter
(FIREARMS : GUN TRIMMINGS : Method of making or modifying by metal working)

Patent 5685103: Gun support
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Rests : Revolver)

Patent 5685104: Gun rest
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Rests : Revolver)

Patent 5685105: Apparatus for attaching a flashlight to a firearm
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Sight devices : Target illuminated (e.g., via flashlight, etc.) : Luminescent, phosphorescent, luminous material)

Patent 5685106: Laser cartridge
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Sight devices : Focused beam (e.g., laser on target, etc.) : Through the bore type (i.e., insertable into firing chamber) : Single trigger and hammer)

Patent 5685107: Fishing rod holder
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Rod : Holders, supports, steadying devices : Motor operated)

Patent 5685108: Fishhook
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Line-attached bodies, hooks and rigs : Hooks : Nonmarginal and/or nonpivoted hook attachments)

Patent 5685109: Trap for flying insects
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : TRAPS : Insect : Fly vases : Upright perch slidable receptacle)

Patent 5685111: Continuous cable window regulator assembly
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : WITH OPERATOR FOR MOVABLY MOUNTED CLOSURE : Drive within closure housing : Cable drive : Multiple levers)

Patent 5685112: Apparatus and method for removing structural parts of a building without contaminating adjacent areas
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : AUXILIARY IMPERFORATE PANEL-LIKE SHIELD ATTACHED TO MAIN PANEL, BARRIER, OR FRAME : Attic vent)

Patent 5685113: Lay-in wireways for a space divider system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : WALL, CEILING, OR FLOOR DESIGNED FOR UTILITIES : Partition type (e.g., raceway arrangement) : Corrugated type)

Patent 5685114: Structural member, floor structure, and roof structure for wooden building and a method of building with the same
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : THREE-WAY CORNER CONSTRUCTION (E.G., TWO WALLS AND A FLOOR) : Walls of modular construction : Joint key between superimposed modules : Interfitted trim plate)

Patent 5685115: Integrated wall system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : FOOTING OR FOUNDATION TYPE : With mechanical fastener)

Patent 5685116: Preshaped form
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : ORNAMENTAL: COLOR, THICKNESS VARIATION, OR DISSIMILAR ELEMENTS FORMING PATTERN : With nonresinous component)

Patent 5685117: Shingle system and fastening strip
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : LAPPED MULTIPLANAR SURFACING; E.G., SHINGLE TYPE : Interfitted sections : Fastener or anchor at juncture : Having abutting edges to conceal retaining means)

Patent 5685118: Roof panels with stiffened endlaps
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : LAPPED MULTIPLANAR SURFACING; E.G., SHINGLE TYPE : Interfitted sections : Fastener or anchor at juncture : Having abutting edges to conceal retaining means)

Patent 5685119: Wall construction system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : MODULE OR PANEL HAVING DISCRETE EDGEWISE OR FACE-TO-FACE CONNECTING FEATURE : Having integral key : Keys, mortises, or key and mortise on opposed edges or faces : Having mortise with internal space : And provided for stacking :)

Patent 5685120: Building system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : OPAQUE STONELIKE MODULE : Particularly related to adjacent module : Slab type with integral ribs)

Patent 5685121: Metal stud
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : SHAFT (I.E., ELONGATED RIGID STRUCTURE) : Longitudinally related striplike sections : Structural support : Having angular component (e.g., having L, T, Z cross-section) : Partition support (e.g., stud, furring, etc.) : Partition support (e.g., stud, furring, etc.))

Patent 5685122: Method and apparatus for maintaining an air-supported structure
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : PROCESSES : Barrier construction : Cover : Arcuate : Fastening)

Patent 5685123: Roller guides for apparatus for paying out an insulation support sheet
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : MACHINE OR IMPLEMENT : Roofing : Overlapping or interfolding edges (e.g., shingling, etc.))

Patent 5685124: Wall, ceiling or roof elements with heat insulation properties on one side and sound insulation properties on the other
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : COMPOSITE PREFABRICATED PANEL INCLUDING ADJUNCTIVE MEANS : Sandwich or hollow with sheet-like facing members : Corrugated component : With mechanical fastener for securing the rim)

Patent 5685125: Plant for the industrial production of long-life ready-to-eat, cooked foods
(PACKAGE MAKING : WITH CONTENTS TREATING : Heating or cooling : Compacting or stretching)

Patent 5685126: Method and apparatus for covering an article with wrapping material
(PACKAGE MAKING : WRAPPING MACHINES : Cover-wiping passage or pocket for initial wrap : Cup- or pouch-forming initial wrap : With end twisting)

Patent 5685127: Universal spoon for loading dough into containers
(PACKAGE MAKING : DEPOSITING ARTICLES AND ARRANGING MATERIAL IN PREFORMED RECEPTACLES : Guide or inserted form or support for article contents : With means to supply successive receptacles)

Patent 5685128: Method of packaging food products
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Conforming by stretching or shrinking of cover over contents : Heating or cooling)

Patent 5685129: Automatic can lid bag sealer
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Filling preformed receptacle and closing : Flexible, expandable receptacle (e.g., bag, tube) : Bag, tube, center-folded web)

Patent 5685130: Method and apparatus for continuously supplying product to an intermittently operating vacuum packaging machine
(PACKAGE MAKING : WITH CONTENTS TREATING : Vacuum or inert atmosphere : With cap lifter)

Patent 5685131: Heat sealing device
(PACKAGE MAKING : PROGRESSIVELY SEAMED COVER WEB OR WEB FOLDS : With closing of web between package units : Longitudinal tube formed from single web : Building up the stack from the bottom)

Patent 5685132: Bag forming, filling and sealing machine
(PACKAGE MAKING : PROGRESSIVELY SEAMED COVER WEB OR WEB FOLDS : With closing of web between package units : Longitudinal tube formed from single web : Vertically disposed tube : Twisting of string or wire)

Patent 5685133: Therapeutic saddle
(HARNESS FOR WORKING ANIMAL : RIDING SADDLE : Specific material : Pneumatic)

Patent 5685134: Simultaneous litter removal and grass cutting apparatus
(HARVESTERS : MOTORIZED HARVESTER : Including driven air-blower unit : For drawing vegetation to harvester : Connecting motor to cutter or transit wheels)

Patent 5685135: Pull type V-rake
(HARVESTERS : COMBINED RAKES AND TEDDERS : Lifting reels)

Patent 5685136: Haymaking machine
(HARVESTERS : COMBINED RAKES AND TEDDERS : Revolving rake : Auxiliary rake)

Patent 5685137: Fiber guide conduit in an open-end spinning unit
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : APPARATUS AND PROCESSES : Open end spinning : Rotating chamber type : With fiber separating and/or feeding : With specific rotor feed channel :)

Patent 5685138: Integrated drying of feedstock feed to IGCC plant
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Process : Having fuel conversion (e.g., reforming, etc.) : Solid fuel : Check valve feeds air to exhaust system)

Patent 5685139: Diffusion-premix nozzle for a gas turbine combustor and related method
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Process : Ignition or fuel injection after starting : Exhaust actuated air aspirator)

Patent 5685140: Method for distributing fuel within an augmentor
(POWER PLANTS : REACTION MOTOR (E.G., MOTIVE FLUID GENERATOR AND REACTION NOZZLE, ETC.) : Method of operation :)

Patent 5685141: Lock for nozzle control in the event of hydraulic failure
(POWER PLANTS : REACTION MOTOR (E.G., MOTIVE FLUID GENERATOR AND REACTION NOZZLE, ETC.) : Method of operation :)

Patent 5685142: Gas turbine engine afterburner
(POWER PLANTS : REACTION MOTOR (E.G., MOTIVE FLUID GENERATOR AND REACTION NOZZLE, ETC.) : Having afterburner : Particular flame holder structure : Compressor or turbine speed sensed to control fuel flow or outlet area)

Patent 5685143: Catalytic exhaust gas purifier and catalytic method of purifying exhaust gas
(POWER PLANTS : INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH TREATMENT OR HANDLING OF EXHAUST GAS : Methods : Anti-pollution : Motive fluid is vaporized liquid)

Patent 5685144: Operation of an internal combustion engine
(POWER PLANTS : INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH TREATMENT OR HANDLING OF EXHAUST GAS : Methods : Anti-pollution : Motive fluid is vaporized liquid)

Patent 5685145: Method and apparatus for performance enhancement of the manifold catalyst in the automotive exhaust system
(POWER PLANTS : INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH TREATMENT OR HANDLING OF EXHAUST GAS : By means producing a chemical reaction of a component of the exhaust gas : Automatic or timed reactor purge or heat-up in engine starting operation : Motive fluid is vaporized liquid)

Patent 5685146: Power steering apparatus with a flow control unit
(POWER PLANTS : PRESSURE FLUID SOURCE AND MOTOR : Condition responsive control of motive fluid flow : Of by-pass of motor, pump or flow control element : Sensor of external condition controls valve)

Patent 5685147: Buoyancy and thermal differentials energy generator
(POWER PLANTS : MOTOR HAVING A BUOYANT WORKING MEMBER : With means to vary buoyancy of working member : Both motor and pump have displacement adjustment means)

Patent 5685148: Drive apparatus
(POWER PLANTS : MOTOR OPERATED BY EXPANSION AND/OR CONTRACTION OF A UNIT OF MASS OF MOTIVATING MEDIUM : Mass is a solid : Motor having regenerator for mass)

Patent 5685149: Proportionally controlled thermochemical mechanical actuator
(POWER PLANTS : MOTOR OPERATED BY EXPANSION AND/OR CONTRACTION OF A UNIT OF MASS OF MOTIVATING MEDIUM : Mass is a solid : Mass heated because of resistance to flow of electric current : Gaseous)

Patent 5685150: Pressure regulator for hydraulic brake with slip control
(POWER PLANTS : PRESSURE FLUID SOURCE AND MOTOR : Pulsator : With control of or by a separate power fluid, etc. : Continuously acting self-pulsing master with manually settable slave release or output control valve)

Patent 5685151: U.S. solar power supply
(POWER PLANTS : UTILIZING NATURAL HEAT : Solar : Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC))

Patent 5685152: Apparatus and method for converting thermal energy to mechanical energy
(POWER PLANTS : UTILIZING NATURAL HEAT : Solar : Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC))

Patent 5685153: Efficient utilization of chlorine and/or moisture-containing fuels and wastes
(POWER PLANTS : MOTIVE FLUID ENERGIZED BY EXTERNALLY APPLIED HEAT : Process of power production or system operation : Including production of withdrawable product or steam for external use : Gaseous)

Patent 5685154: Pressure reducing system and method for using the same
(POWER PLANTS : MOTIVE FLUID ENERGIZED BY EXTERNALLY APPLIED HEAT : Process of power production or system operation : Including production of withdrawable product or steam for external use : Gaseous)

Patent 5685155: Method for energy conversion
(POWER PLANTS : SYSTEM HAVING PLURAL MOTORS OR HAVING DIVERSE TYPES OF ENERGY INPUT : Including exhaust flow directing or dividing device)

Patent 5685156: Catalytic combustion system
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Combustion products generator : Having catalyst in combustion zone : Combustion products pass through water)

Patent 5685157: Acoustic damper for a gas turbine engine combustor
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Combustion products generator : Having noise reduction means : Combustion products pass through water)

Patent 5685158: Compressor rotor cooling system for a gas turbine
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Combustion products generator : With means to pressurize oxidizer for combustion or other purposes : Combustion products pass through water)

Patent 5685159: Method and system for storing cold liquid
(REFRIGERATION : STORAGE OF SOLIDIFIED OR LIQUIFIED GAS (E.G., CRYOGEN) : Liquified gas transferred as liquid : Of liquid level)

Patent 5685160: Method for operating an air conditioning cooling system for vehicles and a cooling system for carrying out the method
(REFRIGERATION : PROCESSES : Employing diverse materials or particular material in refrigeration circuit : Utilizing particular refrigerant and/or sorbent materials)

Patent 5685161: Refrigerant recovery and recycling apparatus
(REFRIGERATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Withdrawing or adding refrigerant from or to normally closed system : Of heating means)

Patent 5685162: Automotive air conditioner having condenser and evaporator provided within air duct
(REFRIGERATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Preventing, removing or handling atmospheric condensate : Defrosting : By temperature : Of cooling fluid)

Patent 5685163: Refrigerating apparatus
(REFRIGERATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Refrigeration producer : Single refrigeration producer controlled by plural sensors : Compensating or modifying : Expansion valve or variable restrictor : External condition sensor : Liquid oxygen)

Patent 5685164: Refrigeration unit
(REFRIGERATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Refrigeration producer : Of or by evaporation zone : Back flow or pressure regulator : Expansion valve or variable restrictor)

Patent 5685165: Portable air conditioning system
(REFRIGERATION : GAS CONTROLLER OR DIRECTOR : Cooled gas directed relative to cooled enclosure : Directed relative to ice container : Space cooler units in separate streams)

Patent 5685166: Mainframe of an air conditioner
(REFRIGERATION : GAS CONTROLLER OR DIRECTOR : Gas forcing means, e.g., cooler unit : Means directing gas over heat rejector : Gas flow passage means under ice container)

Patent 5685168: Refrigerating apparatus
(REFRIGERATION : REFRIGERATION PRODUCER : With lubricant handling means : Lubricant separator : At condenser or receiver : With lubricant heating means)

Patent 5685169: Method and apparatus for preparing high purity hydrogen bromide
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Heat exchange with liquid cryogen)

Patent 5685170: Propane recovery process
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Natural gas : Distillation : Liquid contact : Downstream of column)

Patent 5685171: Method of separating organic vapors from gaseous media
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Natural gas : Liquid contact : Dehydrating : Recycle)

Patent 5685172: Process and device for the preparation of a flow which is substantially purified with respect to at least one of the impurities oxygen and
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Natural gas : Sorption : Plural contact columns)

Patent 5685173: Process and plant for the production of a gas under pressure by cryogenic distillation
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Air : Distillation : Upstream operation : Flowline expansion engine : Spaced initial charging :)

Patent 5685174: Decorative connector and method for affixing same
(JEWELRY : GEM SETTING : Detachable : Automatically operated)

Patent 5685175: Thread positioner
(TEXTILES: KNITTING : MISCELLANEOUS : Hand knitting and crotcheting aids :)

Patent 5685176: Circular sliver knitting machine
(TEXTILES: KNITTING : INDEPENDENT-NEEDLE MACHINES : Circular : Incorporating unknit or fleece-type materials : With carding :)

Patent 5685177: Knit slide fastener with reinforced edge section for attachment of chain
(TEXTILES: KNITTING : FABRICS OR ARTICLES : Incorporated unknitted materials : Warp : With crochet stitch : Hosiery)

Patent 5685178: Detergent dissolution apparatus having a rotary water jet
(TEXTILES: FLUID TREATING APPARATUS : MACHINES : Combined : With soap supply : Tumbler drum)

Patent 5685179: Padlock having a freely rotatable shackle
(LOCKS : PORTABLE : Padlocks : Combination-controlled : Rigid shackle : Pivoted : Sliding detent :)

Patent 5685180: Automotive steering security arrangement
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For control and machine elements : Rotary shaft : Freely movable when locked : Shaft-carried lock)

Patent 5685181: Swivel lever closing device for doors of housings or cabinets
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For control and machine elements : Handle, handwheel or knob : Retractable or flush handle : Universal mounting)

Patent 5685182: Door handle-mounted eurocylinder-type assembly for electronic lock and key system
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For control and machine elements : Handle, handwheel or knob : Lock and handle assembly : Freely movable when locked)

Patent 5685183: Vehicle locking device
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For automotive vehicles : Steering mechanism with switch : With switch)

Patent 5685184: Pin tumbler lock
(LOCKS : OPERATING MECHANISM : Key : Single key : Tumbler type : Cylinder type : Plural tumbler sets : Directly key engaged)

Patent 5685185: Key holder
(LOCKS : PARTS, ATTACHMENTS, ACCESSORIES AND ADJUNCTS : For key-operated mechanism : Key holders : Releasable catches : Portable)

Patent 5685186: Base curve bender
(METAL DEFORMING : WITH USE OF CONTROL MEANS ENERGIZED IN RESPONSE TO ACTIVATOR STIMULATED BY CONDITION SENSOR : Metal deforming by use of roller or roller-like tool element : Including use of sensor responsive to information carried by removable auxiliary record (e.g., recording disk, tape, or card) : Termination or tangle of running-length work)

Patent 5685187: Arrangement for inclined rolling of tube- and bar-shaped rolling articles
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF TOOL ACTING DURING RELATIVE ROTATION BETWEEN TOOL AND WORK ABOUT INTERNAL CENTER (E.G., GYRATING OR ROTATING TOOL) : With tool surface orbiting around axis parallel to direction of travel of longitudinally moving work : Including orbiting roller mounted on rotating carrier : In circular section die)

Patent 5685188: Universal mill stand for forming tubes
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF ROLLER OR ROLLER-LIKE TOOL-ELEMENT : With carrier for roller-couple or tool-couple : With replacement of tool : By means to replace tool : Work between movable tool and pivot (e.g., sweep-arm bender))

Patent 5685189: Method and apparatus for producing container body end countersink
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF CLOSED-DIE AND COACTING WORK-FORCER (E.G., PUSH-DRAWING) : Cup or shell drawing (i.e., deep drawing) : With additional metal-deforming : With work feeding)

Patent 5685190: Expanding mandrel, expanding method and expanding apparatus using the expanding mandrel and heat exchanger with heat exchanging tubes
(METAL DEFORMING : TOOL AND/OR TOOL HOLDER : Including flexible or yieldable tool or support : Flexible or articulated back-up : Riveting tool)

Patent 5685191: Upper tool for press brake
(METAL DEFORMING : TOOL AND/OR TOOL HOLDER : Having unitary tool-face : With support or holder for adjustable or removable tool face : Spring to hold tool face : Wedge shaped cam)

Patent 5685192: Apparatus for determining the moisture content of solids over a range of relative humidities and temperatures
(MEASURING AND TESTING : MOISTURE CONTENT OR ABSORPTION CHARACTERISTIC OF MATERIAL : Vibrator)

Patent 5685193: Disc brake pad assembly proof-testing
(MEASURING AND TESTING : COATING MATERIAL: INK ADHESIVE AND/OR PLASTIC : Bond strength : By direct fluid pressure reading)

Patent 5685194: Differential twin sensor system
(MEASURING AND TESTING : LIQUID LEVEL OR DEPTH GAUGE : Thermal type : Thermometer)

Patent 5685195: Crank assembly for a screen wiper drive of an automotive vehicle
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : ROTARY DRIVEN DEVICE ADJUSTABLE DURING OPERATION RELATIVE TO ITS SUPPORTING STRUCTURE : Rotary to or from reciprocating or oscillating : Crank, pitman, and lever : Pump jack type)

Patent 5685196: Inertial propulsion plus/device and engine
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : ROTARY DRIVEN DEVICE ADJUSTABLE DURING OPERATION RELATIVE TO ITS SUPPORTING STRUCTURE : Rotary to intermittent unidirectional motion : Associated inertia devices)

Patent 5685197: Backlash adjustment mechanism
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Backlash take-up : Governor control)

Patent 5685198: Bicycle gear changer
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Hand operated : Flexible transmitter (e.g., Bowden cable) : And hand operator : Single rotatable lever (e.g., for bicycle brake or derailleur) : Worm)

Patent 5685199: Push-pull control with opposing collet adjustment II
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Hand operated : Flexible transmitter (e.g., Bowden cable) : And sheath support, connector, or anchor : Single rotatable lever (e.g., for bicycle brake or derailleur))

Patent 5685200: Brake pressure rod
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Foot operated : Rotatable rod, shaft, or post)

Patent 5685201: Adjustable handlebar and handlebar assembly
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Variable output force : Handles : Handle bars : Spring biased or supported : Holders)

Patent 5685202: Bicycle pedal device with two cleat retaining units
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Cranks and pedals : Pedals : With toe or shoe clips : Rotating)

Patent 5685203: Compressor running gear
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Cranks and wrist pins : Pedals)

Patent 5685204: Miniature reversible ratcheting screwdriver
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Handle clutched to head : One-way detent drive, e.g., ratchet : Reversing : Reversing)

Patent 5685205: Adjustable multi-purpose hand tool
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Double-ended, simultaneous adjustment : Link)

Patent 5685206: Multi-purpose tool
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Double-ended, simultaneous adjustment : Link)

Patent 5685207: Multi-purpose wrench tool
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Handle or shank : Having terminal cross arm : With yieldable one-way detent)

Patent 5685208: Tool system with locking handle
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Handle or shank : Including socket and boss type connecting means : Universal joint)

Patent 5685209: Garbage disposal unjamming device
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Having work engaging and force exerting portion inserted into cavity (e.g., allen wrench, screwdriver) : One-way detent drive, e.g., ratchet)

Patent 5685210: Apparatus and method for detecting misoriented wheel assemblies
(CUTTING : PROCESSES : Scoring)

Patent 5685211: Soap dispenser
(CUTTING : TOOL ENGAGES WORK DURING DWELL OF INTERMITTENT WORKFEED : Stored energy means for moving work or tool, loaded by tool or work : Work feed means actuates energy storage device for tool : Included in plural cutting cycles)

Patent 5685212: Rotating punch
(CUTTING : TOOL ENGAGES WORK DURING DWELL OF INTERMITTENT WORKFEED : Work-feed element contacts and moves with work : Comprises a work-moving gripper : With stop adapted to engage abutment surface on work)

Patent 5685213: Device for in-line perforation of continuous webs of material
(CUTTING : CUTTING MOTION OF TOOL HAS COMPONENT IN DIRECTION OF MOVING WORK : Orbital motion of cutting blade : Rotary tool : With cooperating rotary cutter or backup : With anvil backup : And to initiate flying movement of tool)

Patent 5685214: Actuator for translational and rotary movement
(EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : RECTILINEARLY MOVING WORKING MEMBER AND COAXIAL OR PARALLEL ELEMENT SLIDABLY INTERENGAGED FOR RELATIVE ROTARY MOVEMENT : Fluid actuated (27))

Patent 5685215: Hydraulic piston engine driven by a lubricant-free, water-based fluid
(EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : RELATIVELY MOVABLE WORKING MEMBERS : Interconnected with common rotatable shaft : Shaft axis parallel to axes of working members (70) : Single crankshaft offset from center of work chamber)

 

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