Patents 5697054 - 5697307

 

 

Patent 5697054: Method and apparatus for load sharing transceiver handlers in regional processors of radio communications systems
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : To or from mobile station : Multiple base stations : On-site or multi-site trunking)

Patent 5697055: Method and apparatus for handoff between different cellular communications systems
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RADIOTELEPHONE SYSTEM : Zoned or cellular telephone system : Handoff : System selection)

Patent 5697056: Communication system in which radio subscriber units mitigate interference
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : Channel allocation : Ranking (e.g., based on signal strength, etc.) :)

Patent 5697057: Control station for a sectorized cell of a mobile radio network
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RADIOTELEPHONE SYSTEM : Zoned or cellular telephone system : Including cell planning or layout : Frequency reuse scheme : Based on priority)

Patent 5697058: Call set-up in a transmission trunking radio system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : Channel allocation : Rayleigh or multipath fading)

Patent 5697059: System for dynamically allocating channels among base stations in a wireless communication system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : Channel allocation : Rayleigh or multipath fading)

Patent 5697060: Portable voice message terminal capable of transmitting pre-set text-based information
(COMMUNICATIONS: ELECTRICAL : SELECTIVE : Having indication or alarm (e.g., location indication) : Code responsive (i.e., paging) : Paging terminal (i.e., element prior to the transmitter) : Message input : Zoned)

Patent 5697061: Method and apparatus for providing information concerning products, using radio frequency transmissions
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Directive antenna)

Patent 5697062: Method and apparatus for improved link establishment and monitoring in a communications system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Noise, distortion, or singing reduction : Synchronized stations : Based on service quality (e.g., bandwidth, etc.))

Patent 5697063: Indoor radio communication system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : Fading compensation)

Patent 5697064: Mobile communications monitor system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : Fading compensation)

Patent 5697065: Mobile communication system and control method for setting the initiation of data communication
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : To or from mobile station : Having storage detail)

Patent 5697066: Media access protocol for packet access within a radio cell
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RADIOTELEPHONE SYSTEM : Auxiliary data signaling (e.g., short message service (SMS)) : Channel selection or allocation)

Patent 5697067: Communication system utilizing radiating transmission line
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SEPARATE STATIONS : Plural transmitters or receivers (i.e., more than two stations) : Central station (e.g., master, etc.) : To or from mobile station : Using radiating transmission line : On-site or multi-site trunking)

Patent 5697068: System and method for providing a non-invasively tunable transceiver synthesizer
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : With frequency stabilization (e.g., automatic frequency control) : Synthesizer : For compression and expansion of message signal (i.e., companding))

Patent 5697069: Transmit-receiver switch
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : With transmitter-receiver switching or interaction prevention : Single antenna switched between transmitter and receiver : Common antenna)

Patent 5697070: Battery pack for portable transceiver
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : Radiotelephone equipment detail : Housing or support : Power conservation)

Patent 5697071: Mobile phone holder structure
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER) : Radiotelephone equipment detail : Housing or support : In vehicle : Waveguide)

Patent 5697072: Transmission signal level control device for radio transmitter
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER : Measuring, testing, or monitoring of transmitter : Signal strength : In vehicle)

Patent 5697073: Apparatus and method for shaping and power controlling a signal in a transmitter
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER : With feedback of modulated output signal : Automatic adjustment of tuning)

Patent 5697074: Dual rate power control loop for a transmitter
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER : With feedback of modulated output signal : Automatic adjustment of tuning)

Patent 5697075: Diversity apparatus for a global positioning system antenna
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Plural receivers : With output selecting : Plural amplifier stages)

Patent 5697076: Suspended carrier modulation of high-Q transmitters
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : TRANSMITTER : Power control, power supply, or bias voltage supply : Automatic adjustment of tuning)

Patent 5697077: Broadcast signal channel selecting apparatus
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Signal selection based on frequency (e.g., tuning) : Channel or station selection : With channel information storage : With memory control or programming : Varactor tuned (e.g., varactor diode))

Patent 5697078: Wideband channel sniffer for monitoring channel use in a wireless communication system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Signal selection based on frequency (e.g., tuning) : Band selection : With frequency conversion : With memory control or programming)

Patent 5697079: Audio signal editing device for use with a television
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency or phase modulation : With squelch or other audio output silencing : Combined with other function)

Patent 5697080: Method of and apparatus for selecting station in multiplexed broadcast, and receiving system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Responsive to an input signal of particular predetermined frequency : Responsive to specified modulation (e.g., call alarm, Conelrad) : Short duration (noise blankers))

Patent 5697081: Intermodulation distortion reduction circuit utilizing variable attenuation
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Local control of receiver operation : Gain control : Automatic : Variable attenuator type : Separate automatic gain control signals)

Patent 5697082: Self-calibrating frequency standard system
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Local control of receiver operation : Local oscillator frequency control : Automatic)

Patent 5697083: Diversity receiver
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : With wave collector (e.g., antenna) : Plural separate collectors : With phase shifting, correcting, or regulating in the output path of one or more collectors : Loop or coil antenna)

Patent 5697084: Reducing multipath fading using adaptive filtering
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : With wave collector (e.g., antenna) : Plural separate collectors : With phase shifting, correcting, or regulating in the output path of one or more collectors : Loop or coil antenna)

Patent 5697085: Radio transceiver comprising an arrangement for compensating for a DC component
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Noise or interference elimination : With coupling to a stage of the receiver)

Patent 5697086: Co-channel FM signal/interference canceller
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Noise or interference elimination : Using plural separate signal paths : Phase shift in at least one path : With particular electron tube structure)

Patent 5697087: Semiconductor device with a filter formed of 3-element series-and-parallel resonators
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Noise or interference elimination : With specific filter structure : With balancing or neutralizing)

Patent 5697088: Balun transformer
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Noise or interference elimination : With specific filter structure : With balancing or neutralizing)

Patent 5697089: Local oscillator having plural oscillators facilitating channel switching
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency modifying or conversion : Plural separate successive conversions : With plural separate local oscillators : Filter in at least one path)

Patent 5697090: SHF converter
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency modifying or conversion : Plural separate successive conversions : With plural separate local oscillators : With frequency stabilization for at least one local oscillator : Voltage control of oscillator)

Patent 5697091: Distortion-free chopper-based signal mixer
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency modifying or conversion : With specified local oscillator structure or coupling : With plural separate local oscillators)

Patent 5697092: Floating fet mixer
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency modifying or conversion : Particular frequency conversion structure or circuitry : In a single envelope or with common active element (e.g., autodyne))

Patent 5697093: Zero IF receivers
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : Frequency modifying or conversion : Particular frequency conversion structure or circuitry : Homodyne (i.e., zero beat or synchrodyne reception) : Plural common electrode)

Patent 5697095: Tuner capable of reducing power consumption and heat generation
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : With particular receiver circuit : Coupling or decoupling between stages : Transistor or integrated circuit)

Patent 5697096: Narrow-band communication apparatus
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS : RECEIVER OR ANALOG MODULATED SIGNAL FREQUENCY CONVERTER : With particular receiver circuit : Having particular power or bias supply (including self-powered or battery saving means) : Battery saving based on detected power source level : Based on schedule information)

Patent 5697097: Method for increasing the endurance of an information receiver, particularly for radio paging, and corresponding receiver
(COMMUNICATIONS: ELECTRICAL : SELECTIVE : Having indication or alarm (e.g., location indication) : Code responsive (i.e., paging) : Power control or battery saving : Based on received signal : Address based : Using additional record or carrier code)

Patent 5697098: Layered composite body armor
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : Penetration resistant : Both shoulders)

Patent 5697099: Helmet with an alarm
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Firemen's helmets : Vest type)

Patent 5697100: Nose and cheek warmer and protector
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : For wearer's head : Face : Goggles)

Patent 5697101: Protective garment with apertured closed-cell foam liner
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Bag type : Separable : Heat resistant : Having garment fastener)

Patent 5697102: Combination towel and robe
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Hooded : Separable)

Patent 5697103: Therapeutic glove
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Gloves : End structure)

Patent 5697104: Padded glove
(APPAREL : BODY GARMENTS : Gloves : End structure)

Patent 5697105: Hunting mask
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Face coverings : Helmet type)

Patent 5697106: Liquid impervious foot receiving article
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Stockings : Trunks)

Patent 5697107: Fashion belt
(APPAREL : HEAD COVERINGS : Elements : Belt, strap, or strip constructions : With detachable or movable feature between strips)

Patent 5697108: Suitlock docking mechanism
(APPAREL : GUARD OR PROTECTOR : Body cover : Hazardous material body cover :)

Patent 5697109: Patient transport system
(BEDS : WITH MEANS FOR RELOCATING AN INVALID (E.G., PATIENT LIFT OR TRANSFER) : With body member support or restrainer)

Patent 5697110: Control panel for a patient transporter
(BEDS : WITH MEANS FOR RELOCATING AN INVALID (E.G., PATIENT LIFT OR TRANSFER) : With body member support or restrainer)

Patent 5697111: Foldable playyard having lockable hub
(BEDS : CRIB : Folding : Hammock type)

Patent 5697112: Therapy pillow useful for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) and other applications
(BEDS : SUPPORT MEANS FOR DISCRETE PORTION OF USER, USEABLE WITH BED OR SURGICAL SUPPORT : Simultaneous support for multiple body portions : For back portions of a user sitting or reclining on bed : And lower body portions of user supported by adjustable section)

Patent 5697113: Ventilated infant's mattress
(BEDS : SUPPORT FOR USER`S BODY OR PART THEREOF : Specially adapted for infant support : With spring means (e.g., coil type))

Patent 5697114: Folding multi-tool
(COMPOUND TOOLS : PLIER TYPE : With tool or plier handle : With cutter :)

Patent 5697115: Cleaning apparatus with triangular shaped mount for attachment and quick disconnect
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Brushing : Beater and brush)

Patent 5697116: Device for cleaning and accelerating globular objects, especially golf balls
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Brushing : Ball cleaner : Width changes along transverse dimension)

Patent 5697117: Brush head assembly for motor powered toothbrush
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : Brushing : Handle mount : Width changes along transverse dimension)

Patent 5697118: Snake feeder
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : IMPLEMENTS : Pipe, tube, or conduit cleaner : Inside : Sewer : Snake : Radial bristle)

Patent 5697119: Accessory for a vacuum cleaner
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : With liquid or other cleaning material application to work : Air blast only (e.g., boiler soot-blower))

Patent 5697120: Wet/dry cleaner
(BRUSHING, SCRUBBING, AND GENERAL CLEANING : MACHINES : With air blast or suction : With liquid or other cleaning material application to work : Manipulatable nozzle with flexible conduit connection to portable power and/or material supply unit, e.g., window washer : Sequence control)

Patent 5697121: Railroad car hatch cover lock
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HINGE : Latch hinge : Latch hinge)

Patent 5697122: Rotary damper and closure device with such rotary damper
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : CLOSURE CHECKS : Weight)

Patent 5697123: Folding surgical light handle
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HANDLE, HANDLE COMPONENT, OR HANDLE ADJUNCT : Detachable handle : Ring type)

Patent 5697124: Hinge mechanism for foldable electronic apparatus
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HINGE : Including means to hold or retard hinged members against pivotal movement (e.g., catch) : By friction : Cam or wedge actuator : Along or parallel to hinge axis)

Patent 5697125: Clip friction hinge
(MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE : HINGE : Including means to hold or retard hinged members against pivotal movement (e.g., catch) : By friction : On hinge pin or between surfaces surrounding hinge axis : Along or parallel to hinge axis)

Patent 5697126: Grid bar scraper for a lint cleaner
(TEXTILES: FIBER PREPARATION : LIBERATING : Ginning : Delinting : Delinters : Reverse rotation)

Patent 5697127: Container for money clip
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : ARTICLE HOLDER ATTACHABLE TO APPAREL OR BODY : Receptacle type holder : Rule holder)

Patent 5697128: Loop fastening device having an elasticized cord and a slideable lock element
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : CORD AND ROPE HOLDERS : Alignable aperture and spring pressed moving element : Screw actuated)

Patent 5697129: Special purpose tools and clamp for holding them
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : COMBINED DIVERSE MULTIPART FASTENERS : Clasp : Plural clasps : Resilient type clasp : Circular work engageable : Coil)

Patent 5697130: Side-entry fastener
(BUCKLES, BUTTONS, CLASPS, ETC. : ZIPPER OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF : Plural zippers : Zipper chain : Jewelry)

Patent 5697131: Money clip
(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 : Clasp, clip, or support-clamp cut or shaped from a single sheet of resilient, uniformly thick, planar material : Corrugated or toothed face)

Patent 5697132: System and method for automated mixing and delivery of embalming fluid to a cadaver
(UNDERTAKING : BODY PREPARATION : Embalming process or composition : Supports)

Patent 5697133: Method and apparatus for basting quilts or the like
(METAL WORKING : UPHOLSTERED ARTICLE MAKING : By shot peening or blasting)

Patent 5697134: Spring clamp insertion tool
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Spring applier or remover : Plier-type operation)

Patent 5697135: Press tool
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Coupling to conduit : Well protector to sucker rod)

Patent 5697136: Fastener installation tool
(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 : Fastening by elastic joining)

Patent 5697137: Pneumatically powered fastener installation tool
(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 5697138: Apparatus and method for fabricating trimmed letters
(METAL WORKING : PLURAL DIVERSE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS INCLUDING MEANS FOR METAL SHAPING OR ASSEMBLING : Continuous strip : And work-holder for assembly)

Patent 5697139: Method for retaining partially rolled-up collapsible containers
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : With prestressing of part : Elastic joining of parts : By flexing)

Patent 5697140: Method of attaching a sunshade to a vehicle
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : With prestressing of part : By snap fit : Confining elastic part in socket)

Patent 5697141: Method of securing members together
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Assembling or joining : By applying separate fastener : Fastener deformed after application : Riveting : Joined to rod)

Patent 5697142: Method of manufacturing a ball joint
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Combined manufacture including applying or shaping of fluent material : Coating : Subsequent to metal working : At least one part nonmetallic)

Patent 5697143: Method of manufacturing an electrofusion coupler
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Resistor making : Heater type : Laminated)

Patent 5697144: Method of producing a head for the printer
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Resistor making : Heater type : Laminated)

Patent 5697145: Method of producing a sheet electrode plate for electrochemical battery
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electric battery cell making : Including coating or impregnating : Applying terminal)

Patent 5697146: Apparatus for crimping terminal to electrical wire
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Means to assemble electrical device : Conductor : Terminal or connector : Assembled to wire-type conductor : Means to fasten by deformation : Fastening by elastic joining)

Patent 5697147: Arm assembly for sweeping neighboring wires of already inserted terminal for inserting a new terminals with wire into a connector cavity
(METAL WORKING : MEANS TO ASSEMBLE OR DISASSEMBLE : Means to assemble electrical device : Conductor : Multiple, independent conductors : Assembled to wire-type conductor)

Patent 5697148: Flip underfill injection technique
(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 5697149: Method of coating an electronic component
(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 encapsulating, e.g., potting, etc. : With deforming of lead or terminal)

Patent 5697150: Method forming an electric contact in a vacuum circuit breaker
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Conductor or circuit manufacturing : Contact or terminal manufacturing : By powder metallurgy : Including oppositely facing end orienting)

Patent 5697151: Method for repairing partitions of a turbine diaphragm
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Impeller making : Repairing or disassembling : With assembly or composite article making)

Patent 5697152: Method of manufacturing an impeller
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Impeller making : Turbomachine making : Assembling individual fluid flow interacting members, e.g., blades, vanes, buckets, on rotary support member : Including casting)

Patent 5697153: Method for manufacturing a fluid flow regulator
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Valve or choke making : With assembly, disassembly or composite article making : With material shaping or cutting : Including machining or drilling : Passage contains tubular insert)

Patent 5697154: Method of producing a fluid injection valve
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Gas and water specific plumbing component making : Nozzle making : Including metallurgical bonding)

Patent 5697155: Method of manufacturing a branched pipe by internal high-pressure forming
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Gas and water specific plumbing component making : T-shaped fitting making : Sprayer)

Patent 5697156: Method of making a backing strip for extruded windshield wiper squeegee
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Structural member making : Vehicular structural member making : Finger ring making)

Patent 5697157: Heavy-duty box opener
(CUTLERY : CARTON OPENERS :)

Patent 5697158: Orthopedic surgical device having a rotatable portion and lock
(CUTLERY : CUTTING TOOLS : Saw : Gravity-opened)

Patent 5697159: Pivoted hand tool
(CUTLERY : CUTTING TOOLS : Plural cooperating blades : Shears : Pivoted blade : With blade-moving means : One movable blade : Pivoted handle : With blade-tension means)

Patent 5697160: Eating utensil for pasta
(CUTLERY : SPOONS : With cover and/or guard : Pivoted)

Patent 5697161: Level indicating device for a vehicle headlamp
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : STRAIGHT-LINE LIGHT RAY TYPE : Alignment device : Vehicle chassis, running gear or headlamp : Each separately adjustable)

Patent 5697162: Arrangement serving to indicate the direction of a given geographic location
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : INDICATOR OF DIRECTION OF FORCE TRAVERSING NATURAL MEDIA : Diverse directional indicator : Includes magnetic compass : Spherical indicator)

Patent 5697163: Apparatus and method for measuring mouth width
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Anatomical : Grip)

Patent 5697164: Movable positioning aid permitting abduction and rotation of the shoulder joint for a kinematic imaging examination thereof
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Anatomical : Human : Trammel)

Patent 5697165: System for measuring stiffness of a fractured bone
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : GAUGE : Anatomical : Human : Trammel)

Patent 5697166: Measuring accessory for adjustable wrench
(GEOMETRICAL INSTRUMENTS : DISTANCE MEASURING : By flexible tape : With adhesive or securing means : Opposed rotating surfaces)

Patent 5697167: Method for drying a substance, in particular wood shavings
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : With waste gas heat and/or power conservers : Jet devices)

Patent 5697168: Indirect heating screw conveyor
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : APPARATUS : Rotary drums or receptacles : With gas or vapor flow for contact with treated material : Axial treated material feed type : Countercurrent gas or vapor flow only : Including gas or vapor circulating means)

Patent 5697169: Apparatus for cooling strip and associated method
(DRYING AND GAS OR VAPOR CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : PROCESS : With nondrying treating of material : Cooling of treated material : Contacting material with cooling fluid : Additional flow is countercurrent)

Patent 5697170: Air cooled shoe
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Ventilated : Soles : Attachment (e.g., weight for shoe, etc.))

Patent 5697171: Air heels
(BOOTS, SHOES, AND LEGGINGS : BOOTS AND SHOES : Ventilated : Soles : Attachment (e.g., weight for shoe, etc.))

Patent 5697172: Trip edge snowplow
(EXCAVATING : SNOW OR ICE REMOVING OR GROOMING BY PORTABLE DEVICE : Vehicle mount with obstacle responsive trip, or yieldable tool (e.g., brush) : Manually powered)

Patent 5697173: Inventory control collar
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : CHECK, LABEL, OR TAG : Bottle-carried indicia : Lid-supported)

Patent 5697174: Matrix-array display
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : CHANGING EXHIBITOR : Alphanumeric (monogram) device : Colored lights)

Patent 5697175: Low power drain illuminated sign
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : ILLUMINATED SIGN : Three-dimensional alphanumeric structure : Mounted on three-dimensional alphanumeric structure)

Patent 5697176: Golf cart display panel
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : SIGNS : Automotive vehicle carried : Reflectors arranged in the outline of indicia)

Patent 5697177: Locking tag for banded merchandise
(CARD, PICTURE, OR SIGN EXHIBITING : CHECK, LABEL, OR TAG : Fastener : Band-type fastener : Sections only pivot about one point)

Patent 5697178: Fire control mechanism for firearms
(FIREARMS : SAFETY MECHANISM : Sear trigger lock : With pivoted hammer)

Patent 5697179: Cartridge clip assembly
(FIREARMS : MAGAZINE CHARGERS : Method of making or modifying by metal working)

Patent 5697180: Collapsible and portable gun stand table having adjustable legs, a firearm support rail, and storage drawers
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Rests : Revolver)

Patent 5697181: Bracket for ATV gun rack
(FIREARMS : IMPLEMENTS : Rests : Revolver)

Patent 5697182: Fishing lure
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Electric current or sonic wave energy : Signaling)

Patent 5697183: Fishing rod holding device
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Rod : Holders, supports, steadying devices : Motor operated)

Patent 5697184: Fishing rod butt and method of assembling
(FISHING, TRAPPING, AND VERMIN DESTROYING : FISHING : Rod : Butts : Motor operated)

Patent 5697185: Floral arrangement apparatus
(PLANT HUSBANDRY : FLOWER HOLDER : Stem forced into penetratable holder : Vertical array)

Patent 5697186: Flocculated microbial inoculants for delivery of agriculturally beneficial microorganisms
(PLANT HUSBANDRY : COATED OR IMPREGNATED SEED, METHOD OR APPARATUS : Covers)

Patent 5697187: Method for treatment of crops by an irrigation solution
(PLANT HUSBANDRY : PLANT IRRIGATORS AND/OR FERTILIZERS, APPARATUS OR METHOD : Vertical)

Patent 5697188: Window sash balance shoe with friction adjust mechanism
(MOVABLE OR REMOVABLE CLOSURES : MOUNTED FOR OPTIONAL MOVEMENTS : Pivot mounted on sliding member; e.g., slide-stile : Vertical position holder actuated by pivoting closure : Free stile slide-closure latch, closure carried)

Patent 5697189: Lightweight insulated concrete wall
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : PREASSEMBLED SUBENCLOSURE OR SUBSTRUCTURE SECTION(S) OF UNIT OR BUILDING : With retaining or attaching means : Portal to portal)

Patent 5697190: Earth anchored pole apparatus
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : PIERCING OR EXPANDING EARTH ANCHOR : Supporting separate axially aligned shaft : Connected by pivoted brace or tie)

Patent 5697191: Manufactured home stabilizing foundation system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : SPECIFIED TERRANEAN RELATIONSHIP : Discrete, spaced foundation elements (e.g., post, column) : With laterally spaced foundation element)

Patent 5697192: Solar cell module and installation method thereof
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : COMBINED : With a sunlight activated device (e.g., passive solar or photoelectric) : With laterally spaced foundation element)

Patent 5697193: Utility distribution system for open office plans and the like
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : WALL, CEILING, OR FLOOR DESIGNED FOR UTILITIES : Completed accessible continous trench duct type : Corrugated type)

Patent 5697194: Modular seal assembly for a wall opening
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : WALL, CEILING, OR FLOOR DESIGNED FOR UTILITIES : Having a passageway through the entire wall, ceiling, or floor thickness (e.g., poke-through) : Corrugated type)

Patent 5697195: Plaster security barrier system
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : SETTABLE MATERIAL RECEIVING BACKER FIXED TO FURRING, JOIST, OR STUD : Woven or filament connected)

Patent 5697196: Element based foam and concrete wall construction and method and apparatus therefor
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : CAST IN SITU LOADING BEARING MONOLITH WITH COEXTENSIVE SECTION AND TIE : Tie between block-type units : Locked together base and receiver)

Patent 5697197: Roof panel system having increased resistance to wind loads
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : BRIDGER STRIP HIDING JUNCTURE OF PANELS : Bridger strip and coextensive elongated member at juncture : Lapped panel sections : With transverse tie)

Patent 5697198: Use of netting material to support cellulose insulation in framed walls during construction
(STATIC STRUCTURES (E.G., BUILDINGS) : PROCESSES : Filling preformed cavity : Filler material is flowable : Mechanically attached or bonded)

Patent 5697199: Mountable and demountable wrapping material and method for use
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Applying a partial cover : Banding :)

Patent 5697200: Method and article for protecting a container that holds a fluid
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : With contents treating : Winding : Constricting closure by binding)

Patent 5697201: Cartoner clean out method
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Group forming of contents into a unit : Single layer forming : Before association with cover material)

Patent 5697202: Method for carton packaging
(PACKAGE MAKING : METHODS : Filling preformed receptacle : With successive like contents or layers of like contents : Bag, tube, center-folded web)

Patent 5697203: Production unit of long-term preservable lunch and lunch box used for said lunch
(PACKAGE MAKING : WITH CONTENTS TREATING : Vacuum or inert atmosphere : With cap lifter)

Patent 5697204: Three layer multi-sheath steel cords
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : STRAND STRUCTURE : Covered or wrapped : Wire wrapped : Plural wire wrapped layer :)

Patent 5697205: Roving frame with a device for automatic exchange of full roving bobbins with empty core sleeves
(TEXTILES: SPINNING, TWISTING, AND TWINING : APPARATUS AND PROCESSES : Doffing or donning : On cap or roving frame : With reverse twist controller)

Patent 5697206: Rolled part for chain and manufacturing method therefor
(CHAIN, STAPLE, AND HORSESHOE MAKING : CHAIN MAKING : Roller chain :)

Patent 5697207: Combined gas turbine inlet chiller, no.sub.x control device and power augmentation system and methods of operation
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Process : Including means selecting direction of engine rotation)

Patent 5697208: Turbine cooling cycle
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : For nominal other than power plant output feature : Air bleed : Solid fuel)

Patent 5697209: Power plant with steam injection
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : With addition of steam and/or water : Exhaust gas recycling)

Patent 5697210: Fully-fired combined gas turbine with independently operable boiler and ventilator
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : Multiple fluid-operated motors : Different fluids : Steam and combustion products : Check valve feeds air to exhaust system)

Patent 5697211: Exhaust gas purification device
(POWER PLANTS : COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID : With exhaust treatment : Regenerator : Rotary heat exchanger : Bleed)

Patent 5697212: Rocket propellant tank self-pressurization
(POWER PLANTS : REACTION MOTOR (E.G., MOTIVE FLUID GENERATOR AND REACTION NOZZLE, ETC.) : Liquid oxidizer : Including pressurizing means : Compressor or turbine speed sensed to control fuel flow or outlet area)

Patent 5697213: Serviceable liner for gas turbine engine
(POWER PLANTS : REACTION MOTOR (E.G., MOTIVE FLUID GENERATOR AND REACTION NOZZLE, ETC.) : Having afterburner : Particular liner or casing structure : Compressor or turbine speed sensed to control fuel flow or outlet area)

Patent 5697214: Electronic concentration control system
(POWER PLANTS : INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH TREATMENT OR HANDLING OF EXHAUST GAS : Having means analyzing composition of exhaust gas : Anti-pollution)

Patent 5697215: Exhaust piping for a catalytic 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 : Using a catalyst : Flow reversing structure)

Patent 5697216: Method and apparatus for reduction of fluid borne noise in hydraulic systems
(POWER PLANTS : PRESSURE FLUID SOURCE AND MOTOR : Having means controlling or attenuating shock vibration, sticking or chattering : Of by-pass of motor, pump or flow control element)

Patent 5697217: Turbocharged internal combustion engine
(POWER PLANTS : FLUID MOTOR MEANS DRIVEN BY WASTE HEAT OR BY EXHAUST ENERGY FROM INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE : With supercharging means for engine : Supercharging means driven by engine exhaust actuated motor : Plural superchargers : Supercharging means convertible from series to parallel)

Patent 5697218: System for geothermal production of electricity
(POWER PLANTS : UTILIZING NATURAL HEAT : Geothermal : With ignition device)

Patent 5697219: Cryogenic refrigerator
(REFRIGERATION : GAS COMPRESSION, HEAT REGENERATION AND EXPANSION, E.G., STIRLING CYCLE : Thermoelectric; e.g., peltier effect)

Patent 5697220: Refrigeration of superconducting magnet systems
(REFRIGERATION : STORAGE OF SOLIDIFIED OR LIQUIFIED GAS (E.G., CRYOGEN) : Automatic control)

Patent 5697221: Robust metal hydride hydrogen storage system
(REFRIGERATION : STORAGE OF SOLIDIFIED OR LIQUIFIED GAS (E.G., CRYOGEN) : With sorbing or mixing : Mixing of substance with hydrogen : Distillation)

Patent 5697222: Methods and apparatus for determining when a water reservoir in a refrigerator needs refilling
(REFRIGERATION : PROCESSES : Congealing flowable material, e.g., ice making : Diverse sequential temperatures, e.g., precooling)

Patent 5697223: Method of control for car air-conditioner
(REFRIGERATION : PROCESSES : Circulating external gas : With removing of moisture : By sorption : By injecting)

Patent 5697224: Operation control and indication device for air conditioner
(REFRIGERATION : WITH INDICATOR OR TESTER : With heater for liquid mixture container)

Patent 5697225: Absorption type refrigerating apparatus
(REFRIGERATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Of closed system sorbent type : Of heating means : Of intermittent generator-sorber unit)

Patent 5697226: Self-contained air-conditioner of the wall-mounted type
(REFRIGERATION : STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION : Vertical partition or wall mounting feature : Spaced elongated air inlet and outlet type, e.g., air curtain)

Patent 5697227: Base pan for packaged air conditioning unit
(REFRIGERATION : WITH MEANS PREVENTING OR HANDLING ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATE RELATIVE TO HEAT ABSORBER : Retainer or flow director for atmospheric condensate : Means conducting atmospheric condensate to heat rejecter)

Patent 5697228: Gas manufacture
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Liquefaction : Air : Heat exchange with liquid cryogen)

Patent 5697229: Process to produce nitrogen using a double column plus an auxiliary low pressure separation zone
(REFRIGERATION : CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE : Separation of gas mixture : Air : Distillation : Regenerating heat exchanger)

Patent 5697230: Device for cleaning dirty objects, for example dirty textiles or dishes, charging device herefor, and combination of these
(TEXTILES: FLUID TREATING APPARATUS : MACHINES : Supersonic vibrator : Tricklers and sprinklers)

Patent 5697231: Swiveling handcuff
(LOCKS : PORTABLE : Fetters : Manacles and cuffs : Latching bolt)

Patent 5697232: Device for preventing unauthorized use of an engine
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : Padlocks)

Patent 5697233: Tamper-proof device for lockingly attaching a piece of equipment to a support base
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For portable articles : Parts, accessories, attachments and adjuncts)

Patent 5697234: Multiple lock assembly
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For closures : Door : Swinging door : Combined dead bolt and latching bolt : Multiple : Sliding : Combination operable only :)

Patent 5697235: Steering column and steering wheel securing system
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For control and machine elements : Handle, handwheel or knob : Rotary or swinging : Universal mounting)

Patent 5697236: Motor-vehicle door latch for remote actuation
(LOCKS : SPECIAL APPLICATION : For automotive vehicles : Remote control : With switch : With switch)

Patent 5697237: Electric motor driven operating device
(LOCKS : SYSTEMS : Operation and control : Central control : Spare or mounted wheel or tire)

Patent 5697238: Key cylinder
(LOCKS : OPERATING MECHANISM : Key : Single key : Tumbler type : Cylinder type : Operating elements, parts and adjuncts : Cylinder : Transverse of plug)

Patent 5697239: Pin tumbler cylinder lock with shearable assembly pins and method and apparatus of manufacture
(LOCKS : OPERATING MECHANISM : Key : Single key : Tumbler type : Cylinder type : Rotary plug : Sliding tumblers : Transverse of plug : Pin tumblers : Snub bolt)

Patent 5697240: Method of determining the bend in a section of pipe
(METAL DEFORMING : WITH INDICATION OF CONDITION OR POSITION OF WORK, PRODUCT, OR MACHINE ELEMENT (E.G., BROKEN TOOL ALARM, ETC.) : Tube or rod bending : Deflection angle : By sensing hydraulic pressure)

Patent 5697241: Rolling arrangement
(METAL DEFORMING : WITH CLEANING, DESCALING, OR LUBRICATION OF WORK OR PRODUCT : Work drawn or extruded through die)

Patent 5697242: Method and apparatus for reforming can bottom to provide improved strength
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF TOOL ACTING DURING RELATIVE ROTATION BETWEEN TOOL AND WORK ABOUT INTERNAL CENTER (E.G., GYRATING OR ROTATING TOOL) : Tool orbiting or rotating about an axis : Comprising movable tool cooperating with fixed, work-spaced tool : Outwardly acting movable tool : And circumferentially spaced, work-engaging elements)

Patent 5697243: Shape scrap processing apparatus
(METAL DEFORMING : WITH CUTTING : By shearing tool-couple : Blank detaching : Pre-cutting (i.e., before metal-deforming))

Patent 5697244: Method and arrangement for rolling strip
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF ROLLER OR ROLLER-LIKE TOOL-ELEMENT : With carrier for roller-couple or tool-couple : Including means to position tool along axis : Irregular, convex or hollow back-up roll)

Patent 5697245: Apparatus for forge-forming outer-ring of constant velocity joint and method thereof
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF CLOSED-DIE AND COACTING WORK-FORCER (E.G., PUSH-DRAWING) : Forcing work into or within closed die; e.g., forging : By two or more coacting tools movable relative to closed die; e.g., tool complex : Symmetrically expanding tools : Blank detaching)

Patent 5697246: Pressing method and pressing apparatus for the same
(METAL DEFORMING : BY USE OF CLOSED-DIE AND COACTING WORK-FORCER (E.G., PUSH-DRAWING) : Forcing work into or within closed die; e.g., forging : With additional metal-deforming : One tool telescoping into closed die)

Patent 5697247: Apparatus for measuring the thickness and/or irregularity of slivers
(MEASURING AND TESTING : SHEET, WOVEN FABRIC OR FIBER : Filament : With recorder)

Patent 5697248: Liquid level sensor
(MEASURING AND TESTING : LIQUID LEVEL OR DEPTH GAUGE : Vibratory type : Transparent closure plate type)

Patent 5697249: Portable drive unit
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : POWER TABLES AND STANDS : Intermediate ends of power transmitting line)

Patent 5697250: Compact manual transaxle
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Interchangeably locked : Plurality of counter shafts : On single driving member)

Patent 5697251: Gearshift control system
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Interchangeably locked : Control mechanism : Preselector)

Patent 5697252: Preliminary thrusting mechanism for a screw device
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Rotary bodies : Sectional : Backlash take-up : Screw and nut : Independent nut segments)

Patent 5697253: Motion transmission arrangement for controlling an internal combustion engine
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Resilient connections : Teeth)

Patent 5697254: Transmission shift lever support structure
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Multiple controlled elements : Transmission control : Restriction of shift, gear selection, or gear engagement : Separate control levers)

Patent 5697255: Vertical non-parallel link type robot
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Multiple controlling elements for single controlled element : Robotic arm : With horn control)

Patent 5697256: Hybrid differential transmission
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Multiple controlling elements for single controlled element : Robotic arm : Including flaccid drive element : Handle bar type)

Patent 5697257: Floating unit device for a robot hand
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Multiple controlling elements for single controlled element : Robotic arm : Joint between elements : Wrist : Flexible control element)

Patent 5697258: Operation lever mechanism for handle
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Hand operated : Manual controlling elements)

Patent 5697259: Communication system having a self-supporting wiring backplane
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Hand operated : Flexible transmitter (e.g., Bowden cable) : Motion translating mechanism)

Patent 5697260: Electronic adjustable pedal assembly
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Foot operated : Signal : Mountings)

Patent 5697261: Damping device for absorbing rotation shocks, and a friction clutch including such a device
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Flywheel, motion smoothing-type : Damping by absorbing vibration force (via rubber, elastomeric material, etc.) : And bearings)

Patent 5697262: Quick-release pedal
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : CONTROL LEVER AND LINKAGE SYSTEMS : Cranks and pedals : Pedals : With toe or shoe clips : Rotating)

Patent 5697263: Actuating mechanism
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Plural power paths to and/or from gearing : Single drive plural driven : Parallel : Multiple acting)

Patent 5697264: Power input unit of an axle driving system
(MACHINE ELEMENT OR MECHANISM : GEARING : Plural power paths to and/or from gearing : Single drive plural driven : Parallel : Bevel : Power stroke)

Patent 5697265: Trowel having imposed blade stresses and method of manufacture
(METAL TOOLS AND IMPLEMENTS, MAKING : BLANK OR PROCESS : Hand tool : Twist drill)

Patent 5697266: Line fitting orientation guide for a fitting manipulating tool including a split socket and combination thereof
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Machine : Gear-operated : With motor : Parallel axis drive : With means for resiliently biasing jaw and/or toggle)

Patent 5697267: Socket wrench
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Handle clutched to head : Ball or roller wedge : Internal)

Patent 5697268: Wing nut driver
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Rigid jaws : Enclosed (e.g., socket) : Work-holding : Dust protectors)

Patent 5697269: Flexible wrench extension
(TOOLS : WRENCH, SCREWDRIVER, OR DRIVER THEREFOR : Handle or shank : Foldable or flexible : With yieldable one-way detent)

Patent 5697270: Multiple-spindle machine tool
(TURNING : LATHE : Multiple : Bar feeder)

Patent 5697271: Clamping device for a cutting insert
(TURNING : LATHE : Tool rest : Quick release tool or holder clamp : Indexible (e.g., roll type, etc.))

Patent 5697272: Method of perforating film
(CUTTING : PROCESSES : Scoring)

Patent 5697273: Method of perforating film
(CUTTING : PROCESSES : Scoring)

Patent 5697274: Apparatus for trimming can bodies
(CUTTING : WITH PRODUCT HANDLING MEANS : Means to move, guide, or permit free fall or flight of product : Means to move product out of contact with tool : Out of contact with a rotary tool : Mover surrounds axis of tool rotation : By timed relocation of holder along path of stack growth)

Patent 5697275: Slicing station, with shear edge member, for a food loaf slicing machine
(CUTTING : CUTTER WITH TIMED STROKE RELATIVE TO MOVING WORK : Uniform periodic tool actuation : Rotary tool)

Patent 5697276: Food slicing guide
(CUTTING : BY TOOL RECIPROCABLE ALONG ELONGATED EDGE : With tool in-feed : With passive means to guide tool directly : By plural opposed guide surfaces : Lever, cam, or link means)

Patent 5697277: Multi use rotary die plate system
(CUTTING : WITH SIGNAL, SCALE, OR INDICATOR : Indicates tool position : With intermediate work support)

Patent 5697278: Apparatus for shape cutting
(CUTTING : MEANS TO DRIVE OR TO GUIDE TOOL : Constantly urged tool or tool support (e.g., spring biased) : Through return (noncutting) stroke : With reset)

Patent 5697279: Apparatus for clamping the end of a saw blade
(CUTTING : TOOL OR TOOL WITH SUPPORT : Joint or connection : Resiliently biased connection : Shear type)

Patent 5697280: All purpose saw blade
(CUTTING : TOOL OR TOOL WITH SUPPORT : Toothed blade or tooth therefor : Plural tooth groups : Tooth separable from blade)

Patent 5697281: System and method for electrosurgical cutting and ablation
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means for cooling or heating body, treating or collected material or device : Electric means : Expansion actuated by rotatable means (e.g, threaded or cammed member, etc.))

Patent 5697282: Apparatus for and method of forming large diameter duct with liner and the product formed thereby
(CUTTING : OTHER THAN COMPLETELY THROUGH WORK THICKNESS OR THROUGH WORK PRESENTED : Grooving : By use of plural independent rotary blades : Plural independent rotary blades)

Patent 5697283: Electronically controllable brake booster with a cable feed-through
(MOTORS: EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER TYPE : WORKING MEMBER POSITION FEEDBACK TO MOTIVE FLUID CONTROL : Follower type : With relatively movable working and output members reacting on input member : Fail safe control)

Patent 5697284: Booster
(MOTORS: EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER TYPE : WORKING MEMBER POSITION FEEDBACK TO MOTIVE FLUID CONTROL : Follower type : Plural movable valve parts : One movable part unitary with working member : Torsion bar)

Patent 5697285: Actuators for simulating muscle activity in robotics
(MOTORS: EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER TYPE : PLURAL RELATIVELY MOVABLE OR RIGIDLY INTERCONNECTED WORKING MEMBERS : With means for selectively changing the speed or force exerted on load by the selective application of motive fluid in a single direction to one or more working members : Motive fluid control valve responsive to pressure in supply line to or exhaust line from motor which it modifies)

Patent 5697286: Fluid pressure unit with brake means
(EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : WITH RELEASABLE STOP OR LATCH MEANS TO PREVENT MOVEMENT OF WORKING MEMBER : Means includes element interfitting between working member and fixed part : Element actuated or retained in operative position by relatively movable fluid responsive member :)

Patent 5697287: Hydraulic power cylinder
(EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : WITH FLUID PURIFYING MEANS : Means separates gas from liquid : Shaft axis intersected by axes of working members)

Patent 5697288: Encapsulating coffee between two layers of paper
(FOODS AND BEVERAGES: APPARATUS : BEVERAGE : Infusors : With infusive material feeding and/or discharging : Tape : And infusive contact)

Patent 5697289: Cooking appliance
(FOODS AND BEVERAGES: APPARATUS : COOKING : Diverse cooker types : Of heat and material)

Patent 5697290: Apparatus for intermittently discharging a circular or oval shaped dough sheet
(FOODS AND BEVERAGES: APPARATUS : EDIBLE LAMINATED PRODUCT MAKING APPARATUS : Means forming or reshaping plural sheets or webs : Subjacent receptacle or director)

Patent 5697291: Method and apparatus for microwave enhanced pasteurization and enzyme inactivation of continuously flowing product
(FOODS AND BEVERAGES: APPARATUS : ELECTRIC, RADIANT OR VIBRATIONAL TREATING MEANS : Means feeding diverse center material)

Patent 5697292: Nut-cracking apparatus
(FOODS AND BEVERAGES: APPARATUS : MEANS TO TREAT FOOD : Subdividing into plural products : Separating one external portion from the remaining food : Removing shell : By rotating separating means : Including pawl and ratchet lock means)

Patent 5697293: Waste suction and storage device
(PRESSES : AUTOMATIC OR MATERIAL TRIGGERED CONTROL : Of actuating means : By pressure applied to material : Reversing for successive placements)

Patent 5697294: Device for compressing tires for shipment in containers
(PRESSES : WITH GROUND-TRAVERSING WHEELS OR GUIDES : Crop crushing)

Patent 5697295: Device for wrapping a flexible print image carrier around a printing form cylinder
(PRINTING : ROLLING CONTACT MACHINES : Processes)

Patent 5697296: Positioning device for a rubber-blanket cylinder
(PRINTING : ROLLING CONTACT MACHINES : Rotary : Transfer)

Patent 5697297: Interchangeable different printing technologies modules for a web printing assembly
(PRINTING : ROLLING CONTACT MACHINES : Rotary : Web : Interrupter)

Patent 5697298: Sheet guide in a feeder of a sheet-fed printing press
(PRINTING : ROLLING CONTACT MACHINES : Rotary : Feeding or delivering : Feeding or delivering)

Patent 5697299: Ink supplying and collecting device for use in printing presses
(PRINTING : INKERS : Fountains : Force discharge : Interrupter)

Patent 5697300: Method and apparatus for laser imaging of lithographic printing members by thermal non-ablative transfer
Patent 5697301: Suspension type conveyor means
(RAILWAYS : TROLLEY TRANSFER : Double outer rail)

Patent 5697302: Shelf cover
(HORIZONTALLY SUPPORTED PLANAR SURFACES : PLURAL RELATED HORIZONTAL SURFACES : Detachable enlarging or substitute surface : Intermediate leaf)

Patent 5697303: Adjustable computer keyboard support mechanism
(HORIZONTALLY SUPPORTED PLANAR SURFACES : PLURAL RELATED HORIZONTAL SURFACES : Terraced : One surface concealed beneath another surface : End sections secured mutually or to insert)

Patent 5697304: Cruciform display
(HORIZONTALLY SUPPORTED PLANAR SURFACES : PEDESTAL SUPPORTED : Holding means cooperates with smooth face)

Patent 5697305: Table top
(HORIZONTALLY SUPPORTED PLANAR SURFACES : PLURAL RELATED HORIZONTAL SURFACES : Detachable enlarging or substitute surface : Intermediate leaf)

Patent 5697306: Low NO.sub.x short flame burner with control of primary air/fuel ratio for NO.sub.x reduction
(FURNACES : INCLUDING FLUID FUEL BURNER : Powdered solid fuel : Residue handling; e.g., ash, etc.)

Patent 5697307: Thermal and chemical remediation of mixed wastes
(FURNACES : PROCESS : Treating fuel constituent or combustion product : Combustion product : Exhaust gas; e.g., pollution control, etc. : Grate mounted)

 

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